Articles by: Staff

The pro-Islamist curriculum folks might want to get another front man.

The pro-Islamist curriculum folks might want to get another front man.

on October 14, 2015, 6:44 AM / in Opinion, State News

In a continuation of a public service that no one asked for, RTP brings you another “Idiot of the Week.”  Previously, it was the Roane County school superintendent for blindly following the questionable legal advice of Conflicted Cash Cow Chuck Cagle.  This week we travel to the mid-state to present yet another school director trying to protect Islam while denying […]

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Harrison is Gone and Harwell is on the Spot.

Harrison is Gone and Harwell is on the Spot.

on October 14, 2015, 6:42 AM / in Opinion, State News

By RTP Staff Word leaking from numerous sources at LP is that Rep. Mike Harrison, chairman of the infamous House Finance Subcommittee, will be out of the legislature by the end of the year. Harrison will be taking a job with a local government or an association, depending on who you talk to. He is timing his departure so that […]

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Humorous or Not!!!

Humorous or Not!!!

on October 14, 2015, 6:38 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Biesada: Justice Or Else!

Biesada: Justice Or Else!

on October 14, 2015, 6:37 AM / in Opinion

By Federal Observer contributing columnist Rick Biesada is the co-founder of The Chicago Minuteman Project. The disgraced former Illinois Congressman, Jessie Jackson Jr. got released from prison just in time to attend the Million Man March. Unfortunately, his wife, and former Chicago alderman, Sandi Jackson, won’t be able to accompany him, she is away at prison serving her time for […]

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Tennessee legislators unveil new strategy to sell public on taxpayer-backed Internet

Tennessee legislators unveil new strategy to sell public on taxpayer-backed Internet

on October 14, 2015, 6:24 AM / in State News

By Chris Butler  /   Watchdog Tennessee MCDONALD, Tenn. — Two Tennessee legislators say they’re out to dispel notions taxpayer money props up government-owned Internet that competes against private providers. They say, too, that AT&T recently accepted millions in government subsidies. Those are the selling points state Reps. Kevin Brooks, R-Cleveland, and Dan Howell, R-Georgetown, are using to push for Tennessee to […]

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EPA Spends $75 Million to Equip 200 Special Agents With Drones, Night Vision Goggles, Guns and Assault Ships

on October 14, 2015, 6:19 AM / in National News

Via Gateway Pundit he Obama administration is spending $75 million a year arming EPA special agents with drones, night vision goggles, guns and assault ships. The EPA special force was formed to take out US polluters. The Spectator reported: According to a report released last week by a watchdog group called Open the Books, the EPA has spent millions of dollars recently on […]

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Fact Check: Clinton, Sanders revise history in Democratic debate

Fact Check: Clinton, Sanders revise history in Democratic debate

on October 14, 2015, 6:07 AM / in National News

  EDITOR’S NOTE: An occasional look at political claims that take shortcuts with the facts or don’t tell the full story. WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton revised history in the Democratic debate when insisting she’s not a flip-flopper on a trade deal she promoted as secretary of state but turned against as a presidential candidate. Bernie Sanders overstated the share of wealth […]

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Foster Pulls a Contract Out of His Hat

Foster Pulls a Contract Out of His Hat

on October 14, 2015, 6:00 AM / in State News

By Mike Crabb Sr. Early in 2005, Danny Hale began acquiring property in an area that would become his Indian Lake Village development.  It was an ideal location.  The land was mostly undeveloped farm land and therefore relatively inexpensive.  But more importantly, it had great access to major roads.  On the western side, the property was bordered by Indian Lake […]

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Chattanooga City Council Approves 8-Story Height For Proposed Building Behind The Chattanooga Choo Choo

Chattanooga City Council Approves 8-Story Height For Proposed Building Behind The Chattanooga Choo Choo

on October 14, 2015, 5:52 AM / in State News

A day after the Planning Commission rejected a seven-story apartment building on the 1200 block of Cowart Street, the City Council approved a building that could rise to eight stories behind the Chattanooga Choo Choo. After the meeting, Jon Kinsey, former mayor and Choo Choo managing partner, said, “We are not planning an eight-story building. We just went through the process […]

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T-Mobile users at risk after data breach

T-Mobile users at risk after data breach

on October 14, 2015, 5:47 AM / in State News

Posted by  Carolyn Bahm  /  Bartlett Express Recent reports estimate 15 million T-Mobile customers nationwide, and roughly 200,000 Tennesseans, who applied for credit through Experian are at risk of having their data compromised. The breach occurred when an unauthorized party gained access to an Experian server containing personal information, including names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers, driver’s license numbers and […]

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Common Sense and Gun Control

Common Sense and Gun Control

on October 13, 2015, 9:29 AM / in Opinion

H / T to Jackie Gun control is one of the most divisive subjects in America, a “cause celeb”, a political football, a challenge to the Second Amendment and a thumb perpetually being stuck in the eye of law abiding citizens by President Obama. Counter to the careless claims coming from those furthest to the left, responsible gun owners in […]

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Nothing like a little Rain

Nothing like a little Rain

on October 13, 2015, 9:23 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Texas investigates Taser use on black councilman

Texas investigates Taser use on black councilman

on October 13, 2015, 9:18 AM / in State News

A Texas prosecutor on Monday launched an investigation into the use of a Taser against a black councilman in the town where Sandra Bland, also black, died in custody after a heated traffic stop. A cellphone video shows Councilman Jonathan Miller on his knees with his arms at his side, when officers use a Taser on him after telling him […]

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U. of Texas students to protest open carry on campus by openly carrying what?

U. of Texas students to protest open carry on campus by openly carrying what?

on October 13, 2015, 9:11 AM / in National News, State News

By Howard Portnoy /  Liberty Unyielding Consider this a followup to the trending story at LU about a University of Texas-Austin professor who’d rather switch than fight. The teacher, Daniel Hamermesh, wrote a letter of resignation to the administration, citing as the reason for his departure the school’s new campus open carry policy, scheduled to start next August. In his letter, Hamermesh shared his fear that […]

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The Morning Jolt … with Jim Geraghty October 13th 2015

on October 13, 2015, 9:04 AM / in National News, Opinion

New Documents Confirm Hillary’s Server Was Vulnerable to Hackers A big portion of the debate tonight has to discuss this, right? It can’t just be five Democrats all agreeing that Republicans are the source of all evil, right? The private email server running in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s home basement when she was secretary of state was connected to the Internet […]

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Documents Prove Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich Runs His Own Oversight Board

Documents Prove Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich Runs His Own Oversight Board

on October 13, 2015, 8:59 AM / in National News, State News

H/T to Jackie Juntti Posted by Kit Lange Patriots in WA state are very familiar with Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich. His department is well-known for abuse of power, excessive use of force, and targeting of Constitutionalists—so much so, in fact, that local media have written feature pieces on the ongoing grudge between Sheriff Knezovich and patriots. The latest news out of […]

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Obama Considering Executive Order Mandating Gun Background Checks

Obama Considering Executive Order Mandating Gun Background Checks

on October 13, 2015, 8:53 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Warren Mass Capitalizing on the October 1 shootings at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, that resulted in the deaths of 10 people, President Obama has tasked his aides with exploring how he can circumventing Congress by using his executive authority to impose new background-check requirements for buyers who purchase weapons from so-called high-volume gun dealers. Obama said […]

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Attacking America: Columbus Day Being Replaced With “Indigenous Peoples Day”

Attacking America: Columbus Day Being Replaced With “Indigenous Peoples Day”

on October 13, 2015, 8:48 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. In 2015 he’s thought quite mean — at least by some people. And as a result, a movement to replace his holiday with a politically correct one is picking up steam. As Fox 5 News reports: More cities are recognizing Native Americans on Columbus Day this year as they […]

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Happy Indigenous Peoples Day!

Happy Indigenous Peoples Day!

on October 13, 2015, 8:42 AM / in National News, Opinion

This neat post from Rush RUSH:  A very happy Indigenous Peoples Day to everybody out there.  In other words, greetings to all of you who were trampled when the settlers arrived here to the new world and took it away from you. And now you’ve got sour grapes showing up with Calypso Louie at the Million Man March redux over […]

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Constitution Check: May lawyers lead a campaign to defy the Supreme Court?

Constitution Check: May lawyers lead a campaign to defy the Supreme Court?

on October 13, 2015, 8:38 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Lyle Denniston THE STATEMENT AT ISSUE: ” We are scholars and informed citizens deeply concerned by the edict of the Supreme Court of the United States in Obergefell v. Hudges wherein the court decreed, by the narrowest of margins, that every state in the country must redefine marriage to include same-sex relationships….The opinion for the court substituted for traditional […]

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