Articles by: Staff

One Final Plea

One Final Plea

on January 1, 2015, 5:43 AM / in National News

On the eve of her upcoming jail time, “Real Housewives of New Jersey” television star Teresa Giudice is suing her bankruptcy lawyer, blaming him for her troubles. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court seeking $5 million in damages, Giudice alleges attorney James Kridel misrepresented her during her bankruptcy filing. Guidice charges that the petition filed by Kridel ultimately […]

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The King or Court Jester

The King or Court Jester

on January 1, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Guilty until Proven Guilty

Guilty until Proven Guilty

on December 31, 2014, 10:34 AM / in Opinion

By R.B. Parrish  /  American Thinker Ancient Israel had a Day of Atonement, in which the sins of the nation were transferred to the scapegoat: “And they made  a ramp for it [the scapegoat] on account of [the pilgrims] because these used to yank at its hair, and cry out to it, ‘Take our sins and go!’ ‘Take our sins […]

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After Their Baby Died and Their Home Foreclosed, Grieving Parents Claim They Were Thrown in Jail Over Minor Traffic Violations. Now They’re Fighting Back.

After Their Baby Died and Their Home Foreclosed, Grieving Parents Claim They Were Thrown in Jail Over Minor Traffic Violations. Now They’re Fighting Back.

on December 31, 2014, 10:31 AM / in National News

By Billy Hallowell A husband and wife in Alabama claim that they have been caught in a years-long legal nightmare after being pulled over for a minor traffic infraction back in 2010. Tim Fugatt, a church music pastor, was on his way home from visiting his terminally ill son at the time when he was issued a ticket for an expired license plate, according […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday December 31st 2014 Edition

10 things you need to know today about yesterday December 31st 2014 Edition

on December 31, 2014, 10:18 AM / in International News, National News

10. George H.W. Bush released from Houston hospital Former president George H.W. Bush has checked out of a Houston hospital and returned home, his spokesman Jim McGrath said via Twitter on Tuesday. Bush, 90, entered the hospital last week after experiencing shortness of breath. Bush, who served as president from 1989 to 1993, spent seven weeks in the same hospital […]

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Broadband findings you may have missed

Broadband findings you may have missed

on December 31, 2014, 10:14 AM / in National News, State News

2014 was a big year in Internet governance. The debate surrounding network neutrality heated up and voices from all over the political spectrum made themselves heard. With those developments in mind, the Center for Public Integrity began investigating the political power of companies in the information technology industry in late 2013. Here are some of the most interesting findings that […]

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Palestinians turn to ICC after UN bid fails

Palestinians turn to ICC after UN bid fails

on December 31, 2014, 10:10 AM / in International News

By Nasser Abu Bakr Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – The Palestinians moved Wednesday to join the International Criminal Court as a new avenue for action against Israel after the UN Security Council rejected a resolution on ending the occupation.  The Palestinians hope ICC membership will pave the way for war crimes prosecutions against Israeli officials for their actions in the […]

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Obamacare’s Annus Horribilis

Obamacare’s Annus Horribilis

on December 31, 2014, 10:05 AM / in Opinion

by Michelle Malkin There’s no candy coating the truth: Obamacare has had a very terrible, horrible, crappy, none-too-happy year. What it really means is that the victims of Obamacare — taxpayers, health care consumers, health care providers, employers and employees — have had a hellish, nightmarish 2014. Let’s start with premiums. President Candy Land promised that he’d “lower premiums by […]

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Colorado Sells $34 Million Of Cannabis: $3.4 Million Goes To Schools, Crime Down 15%

Colorado Sells $34 Million Of Cannabis: $3.4 Million Goes To Schools, Crime Down 15%

on December 31, 2014, 9:53 AM / in National News

Note: By the printing of this article, we remind you that we are neither in favor of or criminalization of the use of marijuana. Just bringing up some note worthy facts. In 2012, Colorado and Washington state legalized the recreational use of marijuana, much to the dismay of anti-pot advocates. They frequently alleged that it would make it easier for […]

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California Law Could Hike Egg Prices 40 Percent

California Law Could Hike Egg Prices 40 Percent

on December 31, 2014, 9:48 AM / in National News

Posting this here because it’s going to affect all of us. My friends will tell you that egg prices are one of my favorite things to complain about. A dozen large eggs have been $2.50/dozen here in east Tennessee for months. Remember when a dozen eggs were less than a dollar? You can thank HSUS for the push for Proposition […]

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“Progressives” Cheer UN’s Gun Control Christmas Present

“Progressives” Cheer UN’s Gun Control Christmas Present

on December 31, 2014, 8:54 AM / in International News, National News

Written by  William F. Jasper You might have missed the news in the holiday rush: The United Nations chose Christmas Eve to usher in its Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), the UN’s main assault on the right of individuals to keep and bear arms. Although most Americans, including even most American gun owners who staunchly support the Second Amendment, are unaware […]

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Top 10 Democrat Fails of 2014

on December 31, 2014, 8:51 AM / in National News

2014 wasn’t particularly kind to Democrats…but to be fair, they brought on themselves. Youtube user Elly Maye lists her top ten Democrat fails of the year as only she can

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OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES

on December 31, 2014, 8:47 AM / in Announcements, People

To Ruth Roberts and family. Warren Roberts passed away December 30th around 12:30 A. M. Visitation will be at Smith’s North Thursday from 4 until 7 pm. The funeral will be Friday at 1 pm.

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Jackson City Council Meeting in January

on December 31, 2014, 8:43 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council will be meeting January 6th , 2015 at 9:00 A.M. in George Smith meeting chambers INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG.  (COUNCILMEMBER CHARLES RAHM) APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE DECEMBER 2, 2015, CITY COUNCIL MEETING. INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT. PROCLAMATIONS: N/A FIRST READING:  N/A SECOND READINGS: Consideration of an Ordinance to accept Tennessee Department of Transportation project […]

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Quite possibly the most racist article you will ever read

Quite possibly the most racist article you will ever read

on December 31, 2014, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

Every now and then you come across an article that folks just need to read. This one written by Michael Smith entitled, “Confessions of a Public Defender” and originally posted at American Renaissance on May 9, 2014 is one of those articles. It is a profound and deeply disturbing piece, which, as we end 2014, we all need to comprehend […]

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Der Spiegel Reveals Loose Standards Needed for Drone Assassination

Der Spiegel Reveals Loose Standards Needed for Drone Assassination

on December 31, 2014, 8:04 AM / in International News, National News

Written by  Thomas R. Eddlem  The German magazine Der Spiegel has published a revealing exposé about the loose standards by which the the Obama administration assassinated people, including many non-combatants, in Afghanistan. The December 28 story documented a quick-to-assassinate tendency which took the form of readiness to loosely classify anyone in the drug trade as a legitimate assassination target, as well as […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday December 30th 2014 Edition

10 things you need to know today about yesterday December 30th 2014 Edition

on December 30, 2014, 9:33 AM / in International News, National News

10. Mo’Ne Davis, 13, wins AP‘s Female Athlete of the Year Thirteen-year-old Little League pitcher Mo’ne Davis has been chosen as the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year. Davis this year became the first girl to win a game pitching in the Little League World Series. The eighth grader, who also stars on her school’s high school varsity […]

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Passage of pro-life” Amendment 1” voted top Tennessee story for 2014

Passage of pro-life” Amendment 1” voted top Tennessee story for 2014

on December 30, 2014, 8:54 AM / in State News

By Dave Andrusko For the final post of the day, a short but important story. Quoting the Associated Press The passage of Amendment 1 was the state’s [Tennessee’s] top news story of 2014 as voted on by reporters and editors of The Associated Press, AP member newspapers and broadcast subscribers. NRL News Today and NRL News wrote many, many stories […]

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The Scum is rising….

on December 30, 2014, 8:35 AM / in National News

Two stories: the first story is one of those witch hunts that some like to participate in…. when on the campaign trial, candidates speak to large numbers of people as well as different groups. They are trying to get elected by people who vote. Some of those individuals and groups have views different than your own. Do you discriminate against them […]

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Top 20 Stories from The Jackson Press 2014

Top 20 Stories from The Jackson Press 2014

on December 30, 2014, 8:20 AM / in Local News, National News, State News

  Typically editor’s and writer’s will pick what they believe to be the best written or most interesting pieces written during the year. So basically the top stories are those that their staff chooses and not the readers themselves. In the internet world, things are a little different; we actually know what stories you wanted to read. The staff and […]

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