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Leftists Use Black Lives Matter to Exploit Blacks, Again

Leftists Use Black Lives Matter to Exploit Blacks, Again

on August 8, 2015, 6:26 AM / in Opinion

Recently, my black brother shared an unfortunate incident. Years ago, police in two unmarked cars blocked his car. They jumped out pointing guns, demanding that he exit his car. My brother immediately raised his hands, but did not exit his car because he was frozen with fear. An officer pulled him out of his car onto the ground. My brother […]

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SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT

SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT

on August 8, 2015, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

By Betty Freauf  /  NewsWithViews.com As I draft this article, it’s non-stop about Hillary Clinton, her e-mails and the State Department. Many politicians are only actors, some comedians and pretty poor ones at that. Unlike our Founders who pledged their lives, fortunes and sacred honor, current politician’s interest is largely on me, myself and I. Does that sound familiar? Do […]

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YE Shall Perish….

YE Shall Perish….

on August 8, 2015, 6:06 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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From the Fairy God Mother

From the Fairy God Mother

on August 7, 2015, 8:27 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Lunch & Learn | Latinos & the Next Generation Workforce

Lunch & Learn | Latinos & the Next Generation Workforce

on August 7, 2015, 8:23 AM / in State News

Look at what TVA is doing. Isn’t this great. I guess they will be doing engineering calculations that American engineers won’t do. We are being over run. See red below. The TVA & Amigos employee resource group is sponsoring a lunch and learn Monday, Aug. 17. The event is part of La Paz’s Community Networking Luncheon series and will focus […]

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Fiorina stands out in presidential debate for low-polling GOP candidates

on August 7, 2015, 7:36 AM / in National News

<center><iframe width=”635″ height=”500″ src=”http://player.theplatform.com/p/2E2eJC/nbcNewsOffsite?guid=a_orig_gopcarlytrump_150806″ scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″></iframe></p> Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina was widely praised as the winner of Thursday’s “happy hour” Republican presidential debate, which involved seven low-polling candidates excluded from the party’s prime-time debate. Fiorina won applause for her comments on Iran and illegal immigration, and for criticizing everyone from Hillary Clinton to GOP frontrunner Donald Trump. “We need a nominee who is going to throw every […]

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Alabama becomes third state to defund Planned Parenthood

Alabama becomes third state to defund Planned Parenthood

on August 7, 2015, 7:33 AM / in State News

Alabama on Thursday became the third state to defund Planned Parenthood. The office of Gov. Robert Bentley, a two-term Republican, released a statement saying that the Alabama Medicaid Agency would end its contract with Planned Parenthood as a provider. Louisiana and New Hampshire also ended relationships with the women’s health organization this week after an anti-abortion group released secretly recorded […]

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Chuck Schumer says he will vote against Iran nuclear deal

Chuck Schumer says he will vote against Iran nuclear deal

on August 7, 2015, 7:30 AM / in National News

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Thursday he would oppose the Iran nuclear deal. The loss of the support of the most influential Jewish voice in Congress hits President Obama just as he launches a campaign to win support from lawmakers before they begin debate on the proposal in September. Schumer’s opposition could offer cover for other wavering Democrats to join […]

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Jon Stewart signs off

Jon Stewart signs off

on August 7, 2015, 7:28 AM / in National News

Jon Stewart said good-bye after taping his final episode of The Daily Show on Thursday. Stewart took over the Comedy Central fake news show 16 years ago, and turned it into essential viewing for politically engaged viewers. Before signing off, he called for continued skewering of society and its leaders for hypocrisy, dishonesty, and foolishness. “The best defense against (expletive) is […]

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Donald Trump and Jeb Bush get most attention in prime-time GOP debate

Donald Trump and Jeb Bush get most attention in prime-time GOP debate

on August 7, 2015, 7:24 AM / in National News

Donald Trump got the most attention in the 2016 campaign’s first Republican prime-time presidential debate on Thursday, clashing with both moderators and rival candidates. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) slammed Trump for refusing to rule out an independent bid for the White House if he fails to win the GOP nomination. “He’s already hedging his bets because he’s used to buying […]

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The Debate

The Debate

on August 7, 2015, 7:04 AM / in Opinion

By: Erick Erickson   /  RedState.com I’d like to say thank you to Fox News. Four years ago we got to see television networks ask Republicans about birth control and global warming constantly. The networks focused on what they wanted, not what Republicans wanted. Tonight, Fox News was kind enough to probe the candidates on issues that matter to the Republican […]

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Court asked to seize copies of Clinton’s emails

Court asked to seize copies of Clinton’s emails

on August 7, 2015, 6:58 AM / in National News

By Sarah Westwood Calls to seize the thumb drive that contains Hillary Clinton’s work-related emails spread to a courtroom Wednesday when a federal judge was asked to consider taking the drive into custody. Larry Klayman, an outspoken critic of the Clintons and numerous other public figures, filed a motion Wednesday in a racketeering case he brought against the former first […]

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See, There is Nothing Violent Going on in Jackson

See, There is Nothing Violent Going on in Jackson

on August 7, 2015, 6:54 AM / in Local News

Two people reported non-life-threatening injuries when gunshots were reported in a North Highland Avenue apartment on Wednesday night. Police said two people inside an apartment at 1225 North Highland Ave., on the corner of Walnut Street, reported injuries at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. They were treated and released. Police said this was not a random act. The investigation is still […]

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NAACP Decides There Is Never Enough

NAACP Decides There Is Never Enough

on August 7, 2015, 6:50 AM / in Local News, State News

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, local NAACP members are planning to march in support of America’s Journey for Justice. Gloria Sweet-Love, president of the NAACP Tennessee State Conference, said the Voting Rights Act impacted people of color more than any other civil rights law, but the struggle for justice still lies ahead. Voter suppression today […]

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Trump under fire in fast-paced debate

Trump under fire in fast-paced debate

on August 7, 2015, 6:45 AM / in National News

By David M. Drucker  / Washington Examiner CLEVELAND — The first Republican presidential debate on Thursday opened with a bang, and it never let up. Fox News’ Bret Baier began the faceoff by asking the 10 candidates on stage to raise their hand if they could not pledge to support the eventual 2016 nominee, and New York businessman/entertainer Donald Trump […]

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Letter to the Editor of The Jackson Sun

Letter to the Editor of The Jackson Sun

on August 7, 2015, 6:39 AM / in Opinion

Dear Jackson Sun: In the Obergefell v. Hodges decision of June 26, 2015 which appears to have illegitimately legalized Sodomite faux-marriages across the entire USA Superstate, the Superstate’s Supreme Court did not, as some headlines read, “redefine ‘marriage.’” No, for the arch-liberal Justices Ms. Ginsberg, Ms. Kagan, Ms. Sotomayor, Mr. Breyer, and “moderate” flip-flopper Anthony Kennedy to have done that […]

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Meet Ted Cruz in Tennessee during his Bus Tour on Monday Aug 10-SIGN UP Below-Chattanooga, Murfreesboro, Brentwood/Franklin and Jackson.

Meet Ted Cruz in Tennessee during his Bus Tour on Monday Aug 10-SIGN UP Below-Chattanooga, Murfreesboro, Brentwood/Franklin and Jackson.

on August 6, 2015, 8:52 AM / in Announcements, State News

PLEASE NOTE: If you signed up previously for one of the stops below please Double check the locations. Because of the large number of responses the Chattanooga, Murfreesboro and Brentwood/Franklin locations have been moved to larger venues. See you Monday and GO TED CRUZ!! CHATTANOOGA Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast with Senator Ted Cruz Monday, August 10  – 9:00 am GraceWorks […]

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Bishop cuts ties with Boy Scouts over gay leaders

Bishop cuts ties with Boy Scouts over gay leaders

on August 6, 2015, 8:48 AM / in National News

By Lisa Bourne BISMARCK, ND, August 5, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) — As faith organizations across the United States grapple with the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to allow openly homosexual Scout leaders, one Catholic bishop is drawing a clear line in the sand. Bishop David Kagan of Bismarck, North Dakota, said he regretted having to make the decision, yet, “in conscience […]

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Knox County man accused of beating dogs to death

Knox County man accused of beating dogs to death

on August 6, 2015, 8:44 AM / in State News

KNOX COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) – A Knox County man has been charged with two counts of animal cruelty after officers say he killed a dog. Billy Ray Bernard, 44, of 2807 Howell Road in Mascot was arrested Wednesday and charged with two counts of aggravated animal cruelty. Knox County deputies responded to the Howell Road address just after 6:00 p.m. […]

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Got ‘no’ milk: Feds spending $3 million to study Southern cows

Got ‘no’ milk: Feds spending $3 million to study Southern cows

on August 6, 2015, 8:42 AM / in State News

By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog Remember the “Got Milk?” ad campaign? Well, for dairy farmers in seven states in the Southeast, the answer is unequivocal: No. In 1995, Tennessee had 1,544 dairy farms; it has 375 now, says University of Tennessee at Knoxville professor of animal science Stephen Oliver. Grainger County veterinarian Mike Tarrier, who specializes in treating cows, told Tennessee […]

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