Articles by: Staff

Bob, Mike wrap up ‘Bryan Slam’

Bob, Mike wrap up ‘Bryan Slam’

on July 6, 2013, 5:07 PM / in Sports, Tennis

LONDON (AP) The Bryan brothers got big air at Wimbledon on Saturday. Yes, there was a little more room than usual between their feet and the ground for their latest version of the ”Bryan Bump” – the famed chest bump they use to celebrate their victories – because of what that victory meant. Their 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win over […]

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Bartoli routs Lisicki to win Wimbledon

Bartoli routs Lisicki to win Wimbledon

on July 6, 2013, 5:05 PM / in Sports, Tennis

LONDON (AP) One of the strangest Wimbledons ever produced one of its quirkiest champions — Marion Bartoli — winner of a hard-to-watch final that had the overwhelmed runner-up in near tears while the match was still going on. Bartoli, whose power game bothered Sabine Lisicki as much as any of her notable eccentricities, won 6-1, 6-4 Saturday to capture her […]

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10 ways the middle class is still getting squeezed

10 ways the middle class is still getting squeezed

on July 6, 2013, 6:03 AM / in National News, News

By Kim Peterson, MSN Money A thriving middle class is the sign of a healthy national economy. But in the U.S., the middle class is getting hit on all sides. Prices are going up and middle-income jobs are disappearing. The housing market is still tough to get into, particularly for those who lost homes to foreclosure. And while the economy may finally be […]

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Called to Be Saints

Called to Be Saints

on July 5, 2013, 7:56 AM / in Religion

“Called to be saints.” Romans 1:7 We are very apt to regard the apostolic saints as if they were “saints” in a more especial manner than the other children of God. All are “saints” whom God has called by His grace, and sanctified by His Spirit; but we are apt to look upon the apostles as extraordinary beings, scarcely subject […]

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‘We Don’t Live in That World Anymore’

on July 5, 2013, 7:48 AM / in Opinion

By Jonah Goldberg (Mind you this is a slightly to the left leaning editorial) Harry Anderson, a magician and comic (made famous by his stint as the judge on the old sitcom “Night Court”), used to have a routine where he’d promise to juggle George Washington’s ax. I’m quoting from memory here, but he’d say something like: “I have here George […]

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British Company Is Awarded Contract to Administer Health Rollout

British Company Is Awarded Contract to Administer Health Rollout

on July 5, 2013, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

By  ROBERT PEAR WASHINGTON — Racing to meet an October deadline, Obama administration officials said Thursday that they had awarded a contract worth as much as $1.2 billion to a British company to help them sift applications for health insurance and tax credits under the new health care law. The company, Serco, has extensive experience as a government contractor with […]

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We can fix the problems with the ‘employer mandate,’ but the GOP won’t let it happen

We can fix the problems with the ‘employer mandate,’ but the GOP won’t let it happen

on July 5, 2013, 7:18 AM / in National News, News

By Jamelle Bouie Tuesday night, the Obama administration announced that it would delay the “employer mandate” provision of the Affordable Care Act, which requires businesses of 50 employees or more to provide health insurance or face a penalty. The reason for the delay, as Sarah Kliff reports for The Post, is that the administration has heard “significant concerns from employers […]

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Say What?

Say What?

on July 5, 2013, 7:13 AM / in Bedtime Stories

                 

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Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Apparently Tried (And Failed) to Rejoin CNN

Fox News’ Greta Van Susteren Apparently Tried (And Failed) to Rejoin CNN

on July 5, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News

Don Irvine Mediaite is reporting that sources have told them that Fox News mainstay Greta Van Susteren initiated several high level meetings with new CNN president Jeff Zucker, to explore the possibility of rejoining the network. Van Susteren, whose departure from CNN for Fox in 2002 raised eyebrows since she wasn’t considered to be a conservative, has been a fixture […]

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A Coup? Or Something Else? $1.5 Billion in U.S. Aid Is on the Line

on July 5, 2013, 7:09 AM / in National News, News

By  PETER BAKER WASHINGTON — By all accounts, the generals removed the democratically elected president, put him in detention, arrested his allies and suspended the Constitution. Army vehicles and soldiers in riot gear roamed the streets, while jet fighters roared overhead. But was it a military coup d’état? For the White House and the new Egyptian government, that is the […]

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Lawsuit Raises Ire of Company Owner

Lawsuit Raises Ire of Company Owner

on July 5, 2013, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

A Texas business owner is being sued for injuries suffered by an elevator lift his company didn’t install. Tim Byrom and his son, Clint, and their construction company Brint Construction are being sued by homeowner James Keene who claims to have injured his arm when he tried to repair a cargo lift in his beach house.  “They sued us, but […]

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America’s Coming Guerrilla War

America’s Coming Guerrilla War

on July 5, 2013, 6:55 AM / in Opinion

By Dave Hodges How many of you believe that this country is plunging head first into a state of revolution? How many of you believe that a plannedcurrency collapse coupled with the implementation of a brutal martial law and gun confiscation will be the trigger events which will incite the coming revolution? Many of us in the alternative media believe that this is […]

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Gang’s Immigration Bill Funnels $100 Million to Leftwing Community Organizers

Gang’s Immigration Bill Funnels $100 Million to Leftwing Community Organizers

on July 5, 2013, 6:50 AM / in National News, News

By Ashton Ellis A little-noticed section of the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill could funnel up to $100 million in taxpayer-provided funds to leftwing community organizers for helping to “integrate” newly legalized immigrants into American society. At the heart of the 24-page scheme (pp.383-407) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. The entity, called the “United States Citizenship Foundation” (USCF), will […]

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Catholic Bishop: Supreme Court ‘Giving Legal Protection to an Intrinsic Evil’

Catholic Bishop: Supreme Court ‘Giving Legal Protection to an Intrinsic Evil’

on July 5, 2013, 6:39 AM / in National News, News

By Terence P.  Jeffrey (CNSNews.com) – Bishop Thomas John Paprocki, leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, Ill., says the U.S. Supreme Court is giving “legal protection to intrinsic evil” in its decisions late last month that advanced the cause of legalized same-sex “marriage” in the United States. “As in the case of Roe v. Wade striking down abortion laws […]

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EPA Encourages Utility Controlled Refrigerators

EPA Encourages Utility Controlled Refrigerators

on July 5, 2013, 6:36 AM / in National News, News

By Eric Scheiner CNS News  (CNSNews.com) – At times of peak demand for electricity, do you want your refrigerator to run at the discretion of the power company? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has revised its Energy Star energy-efficiency requirements for residential refrigerators, and it is encouraging the inclusion of “connected” features that respond to utility signals to curb their […]

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A Comment about East Jackson

on July 4, 2013, 7:36 AM / in Local News, News

Editor’s Note: East Jackson has more representation in the Community Redevelopment Corporation than any other area in the city including LANA and Bemis…. every appointment is selected by the Mayor. On Sunday June 30, Tom Bohs laments in his piece on East Jackson that that area has been forgotten or ignored. This prompted me to take a drive to see […]

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Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor

Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor

on July 4, 2013, 6:19 AM / in History

By: Erick Erickson Two hundred thirty seven years ago, our forefathers sat in a hot room with closed windows arguing over the future of the thirteen colonies they represented.  For a while they had thought of reconciliation with their motherland.  But over time it became clear that neither King nor Parliament were interested in anything other than submission. These fifty-six […]

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The Mayor’s Agenda Deadline Letter for July

on July 3, 2013, 9:36 AM / in Announcements

The Mayor’s office sent his call for agenda items for the July City Council meeting. To:           Jackson City Council, Department Heads, and Lewis Cobb From:     Mayor Jerry Gist Date:       July 3, 2013 Re:           Agenda Item Deadline Items for the Tuesday, August 6, 2013, City Council Meeting must be submitted in writing by 12 noon on Monday, July 22, […]

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List of TN DHS Government Road Checkpoints This Week

List of TN DHS Government Road Checkpoints This Week

on July 3, 2013, 9:24 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Independence Day Road Checkpoints This Week To celebrate your freedom over this long Independence Day weekend the government is going to illegally impede your right to travel by setting up checkpoints across the state. The TN Department of Homeland Security will be blocking roads, stopping traffic, unlawfully searching you, and forcing blood/DNA samples from you! These “no refusal” checkpoints consist […]

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Tennessee Gun Legislation Report

Tennessee Gun Legislation Report

on July 2, 2013, 7:28 AM / in News, State News

2013 Legislative Session – Overview Those who have watched the legislative process in Tennessee since at least 2008 probably already know that this “Republican” controlled state is not necessarily a “conservative” or “constitutionally sound” controlled state.  Just look at the continued existence of Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker as our state Senators and then their votes to give amnesty to […]

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