Articles by: Staff

TBI Makes Arrest In Holly Bobo Case

TBI Makes Arrest In Holly Bobo Case

on March 6, 2014, 5:13 AM / in News, State News

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained indictments and an arrest in the case of the disappearance of Holly Bobo. On April 13, 2011, Holly Bobo disappeared from her home on Swan Johnson Road between 7:40 a.m. and 8 a.m. The TBI, along with local and federal authorities, has spent several hundreds of manpower hours on the investigation. There have […]

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Did the “Bitcoin CEO” Just Commit Suicide? Not So Fast.

Did the “Bitcoin CEO” Just Commit Suicide? Not So Fast.

on March 5, 2014, 5:34 PM / in National News, News

The news leapt out at me from my Twitter stream: “Bitcoin CEO Found Dead of Possible Suicide in Singapore.” The headline is all too easy to believe, and to assimilate into the story of bitcoin as an experiment gone tragically awry. Last week, the implosion of leading bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox left investors in the crypto-currency feeling robbed, disillusioned, and […]

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Head of Online Currency Exchange Found Dead in Singapore

Head of Online Currency Exchange Found Dead in Singapore

on March 5, 2014, 5:32 PM / in National News, News

By  Javier E. David / NBC News Autumn Radtke, the CEO of an upstart online currency exchange, died last week under mysterious circumstances at her home in Singapore. Radtke, the U.S.-born head of First Meta, was found dead by local police Feb. 28, with the cause of death yet to be determined. In a statement on its website, First Meta […]

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Tell Facebook to Stay Fair to Gun Owners!

Tell Facebook to Stay Fair to Gun Owners!

on March 5, 2014, 9:47 AM / in Announcements

Editor’s Note: This is a shock ad… one that I may agree with but it is what it is…. its main purpose is to increase membership and contributions, for a good cause, yes, but for the best of causes, well, maybe not. Proceed with caution…. As reported in a March 3 VentureBeat exclusive article, Facebook is apparently seriously considering policy changes […]

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IRS hit from all political stripes on nonprofit rules

IRS hit from all political stripes on nonprofit rules

on March 5, 2014, 8:57 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Notes: I can not count the times that I have to listen to someone say… it is not perfect but we have to have something….. my first question is why? In the politico article by LAUREN FRENCH from Politico, I hear the same moaning from the IRS, the President and Congress………… Will a record-breaking amount of criticism force the Obama administration’s hand to […]

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Mike Lee Endorses Nebraska’s Ben Sasse

Mike Lee Endorses Nebraska’s Ben Sasse

on March 5, 2014, 8:50 AM / in National News, News

By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON / The Weekly Standard  Mike Lee, perhaps the United States Senate’s leading voice for a conservative reform agenda, has now endorsed Ben Sasse in Nebraska’s Senate race.  Lee declared, “Nebraskans need Ben Sasse to represent their values, reformers in the Senate need his conservative vote, our country needs his voice.”  Lee added that Sasse is “a strong […]

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URGENT PLEA ON BEHALF OF THE CHILDREN OF TENNESSEE

URGENT PLEA ON BEHALF OF THE CHILDREN OF TENNESSEE

on March 5, 2014, 7:53 AM / in Announcements

Dear TNACC Members, Our two day call blitz to Rep. Kane and Rep. White was very successful.  Rep. Kane’s office reports they received over 600 calls on Tuesday.  They were confused as to why we were “targeting” Rep. Kane.  I tried to explain that he was not being targeted.  That EVERY legislator will get calls and emails.  It was our […]

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Ignorant, stupid voters in Texas — Congressional & state incumbents sweeping primary

Ignorant, stupid voters in Texas — Congressional & state incumbents sweeping primary

on March 5, 2014, 7:46 AM / in Opinion

I should have turned this damn thing off, but thought I’d take a peek at the “election” results. I want to throw up. Every GOP incumbent I can see is creaming legitimate challengers. Same thing that happened to me in 1996 even though I was only 7% behind the incumbent right up to “election” night with all it’s fraud in […]

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Hillary Clinton Mocked Romney on Russia, Then Goes To Hitler Comparisons

Hillary Clinton Mocked Romney on Russia, Then Goes To Hitler Comparisons

on March 5, 2014, 7:19 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson / RedState In the 2012 President campaign, the Obama Administration trotted out Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to poo-poo Mitt Romney’s assertions about Russia. She told CNN at the time, “It’s somewhat dated to be looking backwards,” playing off President Obama’s remarks that Romney was stuck in a “Cold War mind warp.” But Hillary Clinton has started comparing […]

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Without a Shot Fired

Without a Shot Fired

on March 5, 2014, 7:03 AM / in Opinion

By Jack D. Douglas The Crimean War of the 1850′s made famous by Tennyson’s “The Charge Of The Light Brigade” poem was fought fiercely by Britain, Russia, Turkey, Austria, France and lesser forces and resulted in about 250,000 deaths on both of the major sides. The Ukrainian coup in Kiev by some thousands of  street fighters was supported by the […]

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Unlikely GOP tax plan the result of changing politics

Unlikely GOP tax plan the result of changing politics

on March 5, 2014, 6:34 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Some of this may make you ill…. for the rest of us… sad. By David M. Drucker / Washington Examiner The tax reform plan from Michigan Rep. Dave Camp was unimaginable as a Republican document just a few years ago, the result of a shifting political landscape that has seen the triumph of President Obama‘s tax message and the […]

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David Woolfork’s trial set for May

David Woolfork’s trial set for May

on March 5, 2014, 6:17 AM / in Local News, News

Written by Nichole Manna / Jackson Sun Judge Paul Summers of Nashville officially dismissed an order of protection against former Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork at a hearing Tuesday. Afterward, Assistant District Attorney Marques Young, defense attorney Mark Donahoe and Summers discussed criminal charges against Woolfork, which have been set for trial for May 27, 28 and 29. “We set trial […]

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Court: Exempt funds protected in bankruptcy

Court: Exempt funds protected in bankruptcy

on March 5, 2014, 6:07 AM / in National News, News

Supreme Court says exempt funds protected in bankruptcy, even in cases of debtor misconduct WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a bankruptcy court may not go after property or funds that are legally exempt from creditors. The justices in a unanimous opinion ruled Tuesday in favor of a California man who declared Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The man claimed $75,000 […]

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Sessions’ victory against Tea Party challenger

Sessions’ victory against Tea Party challenger

on March 5, 2014, 6:02 AM / in National News, News

By Cameron Joseph / The Hill Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) has won his primary, beating back a Tea Party-backed challenger. Sessions led local Tea Party leader Katrina Pierson by 69 percent to 31 percent with early votes counted when the Associated Press called the race. The House Rules Committee chairman and former National Republican Congressional Committee chairman came prepared for the […]

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Obama urges Democrats to wake up ahead of tough midterm elections

Obama urges Democrats to wake up ahead of tough midterm elections

on March 5, 2014, 5:52 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Word of warning to Republicans and conservatives, if they take it seriously, so should you….. By Roberta Rampton MCLEAN, Virginia (Reuters) – Democrats need to wake up and understand the stakes involved in holding on to control of the U.S. Senate in the November congressional elections, President Barack Obama told Democratic Party donors at a fundraiser on Tuesday. […]

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Abbott pledges to fight for small government

Abbott pledges to fight for small government

on March 5, 2014, 5:49 AM / in National News, News

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Attorney General Greg Abbott says he’ll work to stop people he says are “demanding more government” in Texas. Abbott won the Republican nomination Tuesday night for governor. He’ll face State Sen. Wendy Davis in the closely-watched race to replace longtime Republican Gov. Rick Perry. Speaking at his victory party in San Antonio, Abbott accused his opponents […]

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U.S. Air Force to fund rescue helicopter in last-minute reversal

U.S. Air Force to fund rescue helicopter in last-minute reversal

on March 5, 2014, 5:45 AM / in National News, News

By Andrea Shalal and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Air Force decided on Tuesday to start work on a new rescue helicopter by United Technologies Corp’s Sikorsky Aircraft in fiscal 2015, a surprising turnaround hours after the Pentagon told Congress the program had been postponed. Air Force Secretary Deborah James made the abrupt decision on the Combat Rescue […]

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Black People Duped

Black People Duped

on March 5, 2014, 5:45 AM / in Opinion

By Walter Williams People in the media and academia are mostly leftists hellbent on growing government and controlling our lives. Black people, their politicians and civil rights organizations have become unwitting accomplices. The leftist pretense of concern for the well-being of black people confers upon them an aura of moral superiority and, as such, gives more credibility to their calls […]

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Lawmakers press White House, again, on pot rules

Lawmakers press White House, again, on pot rules

on March 5, 2014, 5:44 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. drug enforcement official urged Congress and others Tuesday not to abandon scientific concerns over marijuana in favor of public opinion to legalize it, even as the Obama administration takes a hands-off approach in states where voters have made legal its sale and use. The deputy administrator for the Drug Enforcement Administration, Thomas Harrigan, testified […]

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Reid Wrong on AFP Criticism

Reid Wrong on AFP Criticism

on March 5, 2014, 5:42 AM / in National News, News

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wrongly blamed the conservative group Americans for Prosperity for promoting a “false” story of a woman whose insurance premiums went up $700 per month. AFP didn’t feature that woman’s story in any of its ads. In a floor speech on Feb. 26, Reid lambasted brothers David and Charles Koch, owners of the oil and manufacturing […]

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