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WHO SAYS DOGS ARE DUMB?

WHO SAYS DOGS ARE DUMB?

on November 29, 2015, 7:17 AM / in Bedtime Stories

  A wealthy man decided to go on a safari in Africa.  He took his faithful dog along for company. One day the dog starts chasing butterflies and before long the dog discovers that he is lost. So, wandering about, he notices a leopard heading rapidly in his direction with the obvious intention of having lunch.  The dog thinks, “Oh […]

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Laws from Habits….

Laws from Habits….

on November 29, 2015, 6:23 AM / in Opinion

We, Sally and I, were driving down the road a couple of years ago and without warning, I blurted out, “Don’t look over there!” as I pointed dramatically to her right side. Of course, in a reflexive action, she riveted her head in the exact direction I told her not to look. I knew she would respond that way, as […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on November 29, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” Lee Iacocca Lido Anthony “Lee” Iacocca is an American businessman known for engineering the Ford Mustang and Ford Pinto cars, being let go from Ford Motor Company, and his revival of the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980s. He served as President and […]

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‘Needless experiment’: Cities weigh gov’t-backed broadband, critics see tax $$ at risk

‘Needless experiment’: Cities weigh gov’t-backed broadband, critics see tax $$ at risk

on November 28, 2015, 7:43 AM / in National News

Editors Note: Apparently, we are not the only ones keeping an email on muni expansion and its dangers. By Brooke Singman  /  Fox News A push by cities across the country to get into the business of the Internet is raising concerns that local governments, with Washington’s blessing, are meddling where they are not needed — and wasting taxpayer dollars […]

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Team Rubio Confirms Ted Cruz Has The Momentum

Team Rubio Confirms Ted Cruz Has The Momentum

on November 28, 2015, 7:31 AM / in National News, Opinion

Erick Erickson I would be thrilled with either Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio as the nominee of the Republican Party. Both are new faces in a sea of old school Republicans. Both, candidly, present attractive alternatives to the old, white alternative the Party of Slavery intends to offer up. Since September, I have been saying it would wind up being […]

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Trump’s Twelve Point Decline Is Overstated

Trump’s Twelve Point Decline Is Overstated

on November 28, 2015, 7:11 AM / in National News

by Erick Erickson Donald Trump has declined twelve percentage points in a Reuters/IPSOS tracking poll. Carson has also declined with Cruz and Rubio tied for third place behind both men. Trump’s support is now at 31%. I have long thought the Reuters/IPSOS tracking poll was overstating Trump’s strength at +40%. The RCP average has him at 27.5%, which I think […]

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Government watchdog wants changes to regulatory agency

Government watchdog wants changes to regulatory agency

on November 28, 2015, 7:07 AM / in National News

By Lydia Wheeler  /  The Hill One group is trying to make big changes to the “most powerful agency no one’s ever heard of.” This year marks the 35th anniversary of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), and the Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE) is asking regulatory experts what the agency should look like another 35 […]

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Gay activists ‘out’ complainant who opposed subway ads for gay sex in public

Gay activists ‘out’ complainant who opposed subway ads for gay sex in public

on November 28, 2015, 6:51 AM / in National News, State News

By Pete Baklinski TORONTO, November 27, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) — A Canadian homosexual newspaper has “outed,” by name, the author of a private complaint that led Toronto’s subway system to pull racy ads for a homosexual hook-up site that promotes sex in public venues. Pink Triangle Press, which publishes Daily Xtra, obtained the complaint from a Freedom of Information request to the […]

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Planned Parenthood Gunman Gives Up After Colorado Standoff That Left 3 Dead

Planned Parenthood Gunman Gives Up After Colorado Standoff That Left 3 Dead

on November 28, 2015, 6:48 AM / in National News, State News

A gunman armed with an AK-47-style weapon burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs Friday, shooting at police from inside the building during the ensuing five-hour standoff. Three people, including a police officer, died during the incident, Colorado Springs Police Department Lt. Catherine Buckley said. Nine others, including five officers, were wounded. All nine were in good condition […]

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Mack McCormick, Student of Texas Blues, Dies at 85

Mack McCormick, Student of Texas Blues, Dies at 85

on November 27, 2015, 7:57 AM / in News

Special Thanks to Dale Wilson for sending this…. From The New York Times Mack McCormick, a folklorist who spent a lifetime searching out forgotten or unrecorded blues singers all over Texas, helped revive the career of Lightning Hopkins and unearthed a trove of historical material on hundreds of blues singers, including Blind Lemon Jefferson and Lead Belly, died on Nov. […]

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Did Two Federal Agencies Fraudulently Cook Global Warming Data?

Did Two Federal Agencies Fraudulently Cook Global Warming Data?

on November 27, 2015, 7:34 AM / in National News

Oversight: A federal agency keeps stonewalling congressional efforts to access its internal communications. What’s the problem here? If the agency’s global warming claim was honestly arrived at, just turn over the documents. The global warming community and its allies are accusing Texas Rep. Lamar Smith, the Republican chairman of the Science, Space and Technology Committee, of conducting a witch hunt. […]

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Trump Releases His Plan for 2nd Amendment…

Trump Releases His Plan for 2nd Amendment…

on November 27, 2015, 6:27 AM / in News

Trump has BIG plans for the Second Amendment, and liberals are PISSED about it! One common criticism of billionaire businessman and presidential candidate Donald Trump is that he far too often speaks in vague generalities and rarely offers specifics about where he stands on the issues. That is no longer the case, at least regarding his stance on gun rights and […]

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Smile, No this is not Candid Camera

Smile, No this is not Candid Camera

on November 27, 2015, 6:05 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Quote for Today

on November 26, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States […]

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The right to Health Care…. No, I don’t think so

The right to Health Care…. No, I don’t think so

on November 25, 2015, 8:16 AM / in Opinion

How often do we hear that “health care is a right” which government must guarantee to everyone? Well, after reading some articles lately in the Tennessean, I most surely believe some in the Democrat Party not only think so, but are dedicated to this political thought to bring that so called right to this state and this nation. Of course I need not just accuse the […]

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Chicago officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of black teen, video of incident released

Chicago officer charged with murder in fatal shooting of black teen, video of incident released

on November 25, 2015, 7:22 AM / in National News, State News

Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder on Tuesday for the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald, 17, on Oct. 20, 2014. The charges came on the day city officials released police dash-cam video of the incident, in which Van Dyke fired 16 shots, the first less than 30 seconds after he arrived on the scene. McDonald […]

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San Antonio prays for $2.7 million in state aid

San Antonio prays for $2.7 million in state aid

on November 25, 2015, 7:10 AM / in National News, State News

By Kenric Ward  /  Watchdog Texas San Antonio is seeking $2,667,539 for refurbishing three downtown venues before and after a Seventh-day Adventist church conference. The city’s application for reimbursement is pending with Gov. Greg Abbott’s office, which administers the state Events Trust Fund. ETF compensates public agencies that host conventions, sports events and other gatherings. In conjunction with the 60th […]

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Unwelcoming? Because No One Wants More of This??!!

Unwelcoming? Because No One Wants More of This??!!

on November 25, 2015, 7:07 AM / in National News, State News

By tn4politicaljustice The next time the open border/illegal immigration advocates over at TIRRC (TN Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition) call you unwelcoming, remind them that illegal immigrants are lawbreakers. Tell them there is no such thing as a “law-biding” illegal immigrant. Tell them that using the term “illegal alien” is the correct term that is used in our statutes to […]

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Blue Origin’s Historical Breakthrough

Blue Origin’s Historical Breakthrough

on November 25, 2015, 7:05 AM / in National News

Written by  Charles Scaliger While Elon Musk’s and SpaceX’s path-breaking and highly public advances in the fledgling field of private space launches are well known to the American public, another tech billionaire with space aspirations, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, has quietly been working on his own private space enterprise, Blue Origin. Known primarily for its secrecy, Blue Origin has been unobtrusively […]

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Sen. Sessions Wants to Defund Refugee Admissions Program

Sen. Sessions Wants to Defund Refugee Admissions Program

on November 25, 2015, 6:58 AM / in National News

By Warren Mass Speaking on the Senate floor on November 19, Senator Jeff Sessions (shown, R-Ala.) strongly condemned President Obama’s request for funding for refugee resettlement, basing his opposition on both economic and security threats found in the president’s plan. In his speech, Sessions outlined the reasons behind his opposition to more federal spending for refugee resettlement: Refugees are among […]

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