Articles by: Staff

MPD officers kill suspected animal hoarder

on January 12, 2013, 5:34 PM / in News, State News

MEMPHIS, TN – (WMC-TV) – A suspected animal hoarder has been shot and killed by Memphis Police in Cordova. Now we know what officers found inside that home. The deadly police-involved shooting happened during the execution of a search warrant in the 1000 block of Cameron Ridge Trail in Cordova. Plenty of police remain on the scene along with Memphis […]

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Massive wreck ends testing for most

on January 12, 2013, 10:37 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

Video: Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Marcos Ambrose trigger a massive crash that takes out most of the pack during drafting practice.

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Skewed Judical Minds

Skewed Judical Minds

on January 12, 2013, 10:31 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Earlier this year, the Kentucky Supreme Court interpreted Kentucky statutes as permitting a landlord to be held liable when a tenant’s dog attacks someone on our about the leased premises. In a plurality opinion, the Court determined that the landlord can be considered the statutory owner of the dog if the landlord has permitted the dog to be kept on […]

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Petition Response: Our States Remain United

Petition Response: Our States Remain United

on January 11, 2013, 8:05 PM / in National News, News

By Jon Carson, Director of the Office of Public Engagement Thank you for using the White House’s online petitions platform to participate in your government. In a nation of 300 million people — each with their own set of deeply-held beliefs — democracy can be noisy and controversial. And that’s a good thing. Free and open debate is what makes […]

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Things to Look Forward To

on January 11, 2013, 7:56 PM / in News

Its been a busy week in Washington with a great deal going in the sidelines besides gun control.  Very quickly, I wanted to bring to your attention two short items  might be of interest to you: Opposing Chuck Hagel’s appointment as U.S. Secretary of Defense.  TVC was shocked to hear former Senator Chuck Hagel’s total capitulation to the pressure of the […]

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Dr. Oz’s Whirlwind of Nonsense Continues

Dr. Oz’s Whirlwind of Nonsense Continues

on January 10, 2013, 11:52 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Daytime television’s shamelessly self-promoting “You Doc,” Mehmet Oz, continued his tradition of providing bad dietary advice in his most recent newspaper column. He claims that eating sugar and fat “trigger withdrawal symptoms when you stop eating them.” This is utter hokum. An examination and commentary by researchers from Cambridge University found “no conclusive evidence of a human withdrawal syndrome for […]

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An Economy That Actually Works

on January 9, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News

By Josh Grasmick It’s been around longer than any official, state sanctioned economy. Call it, if you like, the “original” economy. It is resilient. It is adaptive. And it will continue to exist and thrive regardless of whatever financial crisis slams the rest of the world in the future. The French even have a word for the kinds of people […]

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Joel Bowman, reckoning today from Buenos Aires, Argentina

on January 9, 2013, 8:29 AM / in National News, News

“Six forty-five? Ok, that sounds good.” “No, he said six eighty-five.” “Six eighty-five? Seriously? Wow…that happened quickly.” Had you been standing in the currency exchange joint across the street from your editor’s place of work yesterday around, (…say…) 1pm, you might have caught ear of the conversational snippet, above. It occurred between a couple of turistas permanentes who had ventured […]

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Harwell’s Bid to Limit Bills Filled with Exemptions

on January 8, 2013, 7:27 PM / in News, State News

by Trent Seibert Original Post A proposal from House Speaker Beth Harwell to limit to 10 the number of bills each lawmaker can sponsor during the legislative session comes with plenty of loopholes — and those loopholes are starting to stir debate. One of the biggest loopholes deals with Gov. Bill Haslam. He is potentially exempted from the 10-bill-limit and […]

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Calm Down, Commentators: Sugar Is Neither Poison Nor a Rifle

Calm Down, Commentators: Sugar Is Neither Poison Nor a Rifle

on January 8, 2013, 10:59 AM / in Food, National News, News

From the Center of Consumer Freedom Sugar and other nutritionally equivalent sweeteners like high fructose corn syrup are under attack by the nation’s foodie commentariat and would-be regulators. In a new book released just in time for New Year’s resolution-makers, Robert Lustig says that the stuff is “toxic” and kids shouldn’t be allowed to buy soft drinks. Meanwhile, New York […]

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Quote of the day

on January 8, 2013, 4:20 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Old Rebel (Mike Tuggle) “This, then, remains a country in a Cold Civil War – not far off the geographical contours of the first, but with the inheritors of the Confederacy concentrated in the South and now also with serious pockets of absolutists in the more rural parts of the country as a whole.” Andrew Sullivan, pseudo-conservative Sullivan’s right, […]

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Alabama vs. Notre Dame—Politically Correct Football vs. Historic America

Alabama vs. Notre Dame—Politically Correct Football vs. Historic America

on January 7, 2013, 5:20 PM / in Football, Opinion, Sports

By Peter Bradley Original Post Majority white Notre Dame is pitted against mostly black Alabama in Monday night’s national championship college football game. Despite having a black quarterback, Everett Golson—whose performance had to be salvaged several times this year by his white backup, Tommy Rees—Notre Dame starts up to twelve whites at a time and probably has a 70 percent […]

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A Politically Incorrect Guide to ‘Sexual Orientation’

A Politically Incorrect Guide to ‘Sexual Orientation’

on January 7, 2013, 4:05 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Explaining the latest alphabet designations for behavioral deviants By Matt Barber It’s a mixed up muddled up shook up world … ~ The Kinks Through the secular-”progressive” looking-glass, the term “sexual orientation” has, in a few short years, evolved to accommodate an ever-expanding fruit basket of carnal appetites. First it was “LGB” – liberal shorthand for “lesbian, gay and bisexual.” […]

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NASCAR Credit Update

on January 6, 2013, 9:00 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

NASCAR credit included in “fiscal cliff” deal: UPDATE: The “fiscal cliff” deal reached by the Senate and the White House on New Year’s Eve, and passed in legislative form by the Senate early New Year’s Day, includes many giveaways to special interests–including an extension of a perk enjoyed by “motorsports entertainment complexes” otherwise known as the “NASCAR tax credit.” The […]

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Racing starts In Jan for the Daytona 500 in Feb

on January 6, 2013, 8:57 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

Jan. 10-12: pre-Daytona 500 testing at Daytona International Speedway. Jan. 17-18: 2nd round of testing at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Jan. 19: (NMPA) National Motorsports Press Association Hall of Fame ceremony in Charlotte. Jan. 21-24: Charlotte Motor Speedway Sprint Media Tour. Jan. 28-29: testing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Feb. 8: NASCAR Hall of Fame class 3 induction. Feb 9: NASCAR […]

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Marine Who Penned Blistering Letter to Sen. Feinstein Over Gun Control Speaks Out

on January 6, 2013, 5:44 PM / in National News, News

CNN Interview – Marine to senator, “No, ma’am, “I won’t register my guns”

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Bloggers Retaliate Against Newspaper That Published Gun Information

on January 6, 2013, 8:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 Compiled by Pastor Greg Wilson, Landmark Baptist Church, Archer, Florida Thomson/Reuters Three days after a New York newspaper published the names and addresses of licensed gun owners in Westchester and Rockland counties, gun-rights advocates and privacy activists struck back. Two bloggers published the names, […]

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The Truth About Guns Blog

on January 6, 2013, 8:29 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 Compiled by Pastor Greg Wilson, Landmark Baptist Church, Archer, Florida …Because Government Troops Have High Capacity Magazines by Tim McNabb When I am asked why I need a magazine for my “assault rifle” larger than 10 rounds, the answer is “because soldiers carry magazines […]

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Gun Registration Is Gun Confiscation

Gun Registration Is Gun Confiscation

on January 6, 2013, 8:27 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Dean Weingarten Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13 Compiled by Pastor Greg Wilson, Landmark Baptist Church, Archer, Florida The holy grail of the anti-self-defense and anti-rights special interest groups is gun registration. This is because once your gun is required to be registered, it is in effect, already confiscated. […]

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Joel Bowman reckoning today from Buenos Aires, Argentina January 5th 2013

Joel Bowman reckoning today from Buenos Aires, Argentina January 5th 2013

on January 5, 2013, 8:34 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Before diving into today’s penultimate installment of The Daily Reckoning Best Of 2012 Series, we’d like to wish the Federal Reserve a very unhappy birthday. This year will mark the 100th anniversary of that rotten institution, a hideout for scoundrels and highwaymen of the academic class and for perpetrators of untold crimes against monetary sanity. Over the past century, the […]

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