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Exclusive: Secret Service agent misled investigators

Exclusive: Secret Service agent misled investigators

on October 3, 2014, 8:23 AM / in National News, News

By Susan Crabtree  / Washington Examiner An agent in a Florida Secret Service field office misled a disciplinary team about his personal use of an iPad, which was collected as evidence in an open case, according to a first-hand source familiar with the incident. But the team was unable to document the misstatements because a more senior official stepped in to […]

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Dereliction of duty: Obama skipped nearly 60 percent of intelligence briefings

Dereliction of duty: Obama skipped nearly 60 percent of intelligence briefings

on October 3, 2014, 8:18 AM / in Opinion

by LTC ALLEN WEST (US ARMY RET) / Family Security Matters It’s called dereliction of duty when one knowingly dismisses the faithful execution of his or her prescribed duties in fulfilling their responsibility. I said so Monday evening with Greta von Susteren, and will continue to do so. And if anything represents “high crimes and misdemeanors” it’s the dereliction of duty […]

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Jerry Moran’s Morons

Jerry Moran’s Morons

on October 3, 2014, 8:11 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson  /  RedState.com Jerry Moran, Republican Senator of Kansas, has managed to assemble the human equivalent of Mitt Romney’s Project ORCA. The National Republican Senatorial Committee is, for all intents and purposes, a beached whale waiting to explode and hurl its detritus all over America. I just did not think Moran and his team at the NRSC could […]

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NRSC Chairman Jerry Moran: Republican donors ‘skeptical’ after Romney loss

NRSC Chairman Jerry Moran: Republican donors ‘skeptical’ after Romney loss

on October 3, 2014, 8:07 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: While each of us has a different level of trust when it comes to whom we contribute to. I tend to contribute to the individual alone, therefore steering away from group fundraising or PAC. I use this same philosophy when comes to my charitable giving…. I never contribute to United Way or West Tennessee Health Care Foundation for […]

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Wrong Ideological Choice has Cost Obama Dearly

Wrong Ideological Choice has Cost Obama Dearly

on October 3, 2014, 7:55 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Jonah Goldberg  / Townhall.com Barack Obama had a choice between liberalism and the Democratic Party. He chose the latter and it cost him dearly. Liberalism, as an ideology, insists that government can do good and great things for the people and the world, if the people running the government are smart liberals. The Democratic Party says the exact same […]

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Health plans out of step with Obamacare are getting the boot

Health plans out of step with Obamacare are getting the boot

on October 3, 2014, 7:50 AM / in National News, News

By Tucker Echols  /  Washington Business Journal Morning Edition  Grandfather is fast losing his protective power. Many health plans that did not meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, but were spared last year by a plea from the Obama Administration to let consumers keep existing coverage, are now heading for the scrap heap, Kaiser Health News reports. The […]

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Graham turns down invitation to debate opponents

Graham turns down invitation to debate opponents

on October 3, 2014, 7:46 AM / in National News, News

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham might be easy to find on Sunday morning political talk shows, but you won’t see him on the S.C. ETV Senate candidate debate this year. Graham has turned down an invitation to appear on the network’s Oct. 13 debate featuring at least two of his challengers. His decision marks a change of course since his GOP […]

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New Harvard Study: “A Troubling Divergence in the American Economy”

New Harvard Study: “A Troubling Divergence in the American Economy”

on October 3, 2014, 7:43 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Timothy H. Lee  /  Center for Individual Freedom What elements of American society boost our international competitiveness, and which ones weaken us?  In the real world, what works in America and what doesn’t? In our contemporary political climate, Americans of differing philosophies can argue until we’re blue in the face about our various points of view.  It reaches the […]

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EVERYTHING HE TOUCHES. . .

EVERYTHING HE TOUCHES. . .

on October 3, 2014, 7:36 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Bad Management generally starts with bad leadership….. By Glenn Reynolds   /  Instapundit Obama Nixed Bush-Era Quarantine Proposal. “The new rules would have required air passengers to submit more information to airlines and strengthened the government’s authority to detain travelers suspected of carrying disease. . . . Liberals like to say that President Bush and Republicans generally are ‘science […]

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Will American Soldiers Fire on US Citizens?

Will American Soldiers Fire on US Citizens?

on October 3, 2014, 7:32 AM / in Opinion

By Rory Hall  /  A Nation Beguiled Dave Hodges of The Common Sense Show recently penned, The Psychological Reasons Why American Soldiers Would Fire On American Citizens. Whether you agree or disagree with his analysis is up to you, I am not here to say they will or will not. Daisy Luther, The Organic Prepper, penned Rebuttal: Here’s Why I Do NOT Believe American Soldiers Will Fire […]

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Obama Tells Hispanic Caucus He ‘Rode Over’ From WH With 2 Illegal Aliens

Obama Tells Hispanic Caucus He ‘Rode Over’ From WH With 2 Illegal Aliens

on October 3, 2014, 7:22 AM / in National News, News

By Susan Jones  / cnsnews.com (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama told the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Thursday night he was accompanied to the convention center by two illegal aliens. “I want to give a special thanks to two young men who rode over with me from the White House tonight,” Obama said. “Luis and Victor are CHCI (Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute) […]

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Time Out

Time Out

on October 3, 2014, 7:02 AM / in National News, News

A Manatee County (Florida) mother is criticizing her local school district for shortening recess time for elementary school students. According to news reports, the mother, who happens to be an estate lawyer, is considering a lawsuit after her third grader came home from school “stressed and upset” because she did not have recess. The mother plans to bring a motion […]

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Press A Button And Make ‘Ghost Guns’ At Home

Press A Button And Make ‘Ghost Guns’ At Home

on October 2, 2014, 8:04 AM / in National News, News

For about $1200, you can have your very own ‘Ghost Gun’ desktop CNC. Just add your 80% lower. Ghost Gunner is a miniature CNC machine designed to automatically manufacture publicy created designs with nearly zero user interaction. No prior CNC knowledge or experience is required to manufacture from design files. Defense Distributed’s first design is the venerable AR-15 lower receiver. […]

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Hawaii insurance agent pleads guilty to defrauding senior citizens

Hawaii insurance agent pleads guilty to defrauding senior citizens

on October 2, 2014, 7:54 AM / in National News, News

Author: Hawaii Reporter HONOLULU – Kevin Alan Loux, owner of the Loux Financial Group, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Tuesday to federal wire fraud charges. The 63-year-old licensed independent life insurance and annuity broker, who operated in Hawaii and California, admitted he stole $463,000 from five victims between 2009 through 2014. Headquartered in vacation rentals in San Diego County, […]

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#MayoralChatter: Kane Kicks Off Campaign With Front Porch Speech

#MayoralChatter: Kane Kicks Off Campaign With Front Porch Speech

on October 2, 2014, 7:24 AM / in News, State News

Posted By Steven Hale  / Nashville Scene The first task of Jeremy Kane’s mayoral campaign was convincing people to stand in his yard. Before stepping to a podium on the front porch of his Park Avenue home in Sylvan Park, Kane walked out front and into the street, greeting supporters and encouraging them to come in closer for the speech. […]

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“No Ifs, Ands or Butts”

“No Ifs, Ands or Butts”

on October 2, 2014, 7:21 AM / in News, Opinion, State News

We have all heard about “Race To The Top.”  Now comes the “Race To The Bottom.” What did they put in the drinking water down in Williamson County? If other readers around the state wonder why RTP sometimes writes about Williamson County education issues it’s because two of RTP’s crew members have kids in Williamson County Schools.  That, and we […]

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7th District State Senate Candidate Cheri Siler: Can Knoxville Voters Get Over the “D” Word?

7th District State Senate Candidate Cheri Siler: Can Knoxville Voters Get Over the “D” Word?

on October 2, 2014, 7:17 AM / in News, State News

Editor’s Note: Beware of mothering activists…. their bite is styptic, their passion based on the protection theory. “Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. “ Gloria Steinem   Though his days in the Legislature are numbered, notorious now-lame-duck 7th District state Sen. Stacey Campfield still looms large over the upcoming state elections. That’s true in no small part because […]

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Report: Pilot to pay dividend, buy out equity partner

Report: Pilot to pay dividend, buy out equity partner

on October 2, 2014, 7:04 AM / in National News, News, State News

By Josh Flory Pilot Flying J is reportedly borrowing additional funds to provide a $750 million dividend to shareholders and pave the way for buying out a private equity partner. In a report published last month, Standard & Poor’s said the new credit facilities for Pilot Travel Centers — which does business as Pilot Flying J — consist of a […]

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MOB OF BLACK TEENS BRUTALLY BEATS ELDERLY MAN, SMASHES CARS IN MEMPHIS

MOB OF BLACK TEENS BRUTALLY BEATS ELDERLY MAN, SMASHES CARS IN MEMPHIS

on October 2, 2014, 7:00 AM / in News, State News

by Warner Todd Huston Memphis, Tennessee suffered another attack by a rampaging mob of black teenagers after they flooded the streets after a local high school football game Friday.The mob of some 40 teens flooded into the street near inner city Central High School on Friday, September 26 just after the end of the game. A witness to the rampaging […]

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Man charged with statutory rape

on October 2, 2014, 6:52 AM / in Local News, News

Dylan Blankenship, 25, of Jackson,  has been charged with statutory rape after his underage girlfriend became pregnant, according to court documents. Documents say that the 17-year-old girl began a relationship with Blankenship when she was 16. The girl’s family told police they didn’t know about the relationship until she became pregnant by Blankenship. Documents state Blankenship knew the girl’s age […]

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