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Good Morning

Good Morning

on February 1, 2015, 7:00 AM / in Opinion

There’s an old saying that “by the mile it’s a trial, and by the inch it’s a cinch.” The reason the saying is old is because it is valid. If it were not, it would be dead and buried like so many silly sayings. One man used this saying to lose 37 pounds and improve his health. This is a […]

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You Know You’re A Teacher If…

You Know You’re A Teacher If…

on February 1, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

1. You believe the staff room should be equipped with a Valium salt lick. 2. You find humor in other people’s stupidity. 3. You want to slap the next person who says, “Must be nice to work from 8:00 to 3:20 and have summers free.” 4. You believe chocolate is a food group. 5. You can tell if it’s a […]

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Members of the military return home to reunite with their families

on February 1, 2015, 5:30 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Thanks to Harold Key for sending this one…. Thanks ESPN for putting together a great piece. Chris Daughtry song “I’m Going Home” makes it even more special

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#FFLFL Freaky Friday Letters From Leaders: Up 1st Bob (I’m going to increase your gas taxes while calling it tax relief) Corker

#FFLFL Freaky Friday Letters From Leaders: Up 1st Bob (I’m going to increase your gas taxes while calling it tax relief) Corker

on January 30, 2015, 7:07 AM / in Bedtime Stories

  Freaky Fridays Letters From our political Leaders is a new edition of the MidSouth Sentinel that will focus on the letters citizens receive from their elite and disconnected legislators. Their disconnect from the average American can be seen in their form letters sent to citizens on any given issue. The MidSouth Sentinel believes, as a great many of us […]

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Happy Birthday January 30th

Happy Birthday January 30th

on January 30, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

58 BC – Livia, Roman wife of Augustus (d. 29) She, after her formal adoption into the Julian family in AD 14 also known as Julia Augusta, was the wife of the Roman emperor Augustus throughout his reign, as well as his adviser. She was the mother of the emperor Tiberius, paternal grandmother of the emperor Claudius, paternal great-grandmother of […]

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Special Needs Bill could boost educational opportunities

Special Needs Bill could boost educational opportunities

on January 29, 2015, 10:48 AM / in National News

By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog A bill that would create education savings accounts seeded with Mississippi taxpayer money for parents of children with special needs could open the door for more specialized educational opportunities. Senate Bill 2695 passed its first big test Tuesday after the Mississippi Senate Education Committee passed the bill to the Senate for a vote. The Special […]

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Keystone XL debate… coming to a vote

Keystone XL debate… coming to a vote

on January 29, 2015, 10:38 AM / in National News

Senators are saying they can see the finish line to the Keystone XL debate, and are aiming for a final vote to approve the project today. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) said she thinks everything can be wrapped up this week with a few more amendment votes today. The Senate voted Wednesday afternoon and into the evening on a series of […]

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WATCH: Team Walker Unveils Powerful, Forward-Looking 2016 Ad

on January 29, 2015, 9:21 AM / in National News

Our American Revival — a pro-Walker political action committee and fundraising group — recently unveiled its debut ad. To my knowledge, it’s the first campaign spot of its kind to be released this election cycle. It’s several minutes long and touches on a few familiar themes: the failures of “Smart Power,” the prevailing malaise and incoherence of the Obama era, […]

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Final Keystone vote expected Thursday

Final Keystone vote expected Thursday

on January 29, 2015, 9:16 AM / in National News

By Laura Barron-Lopez  /  The Hill The Senate is poised to vote Thursday on final passage of a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, bringing the legislation one step closer to President Obama’s desk. At least 60 senators are expected to vote to approve the pipeline. President Obama has threatened to veto legislation authorizing the $8 billion pipeline’s construction. […]

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Shooting Itself in the Foot

Shooting Itself in the Foot

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

Ali Saleh al-Marri is a convicted conspirator who entered the United States before 9/11 in order to create a dreaded sleeper cell here that might someday launch an attack on Americans similar to what we witnessed earlier this month in Paris. When the feds woke from their slumber on 9/11, they wisely began to search immigration records for persons who […]

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The Jackson City Council Agenda Meeting This afternoon

The Jackson City Council Agenda Meeting This afternoon

on January 29, 2015, 9:07 AM / in Local News

The Jackson City Council will meet this afternoon in council chambers to review the Mayor’s agenda for next Tuesday’s meeting… it is going to be fun since the Mayor has changed the agenda two additional times within the last couple of days. Makes one wonder if after 7 1/2 years, he knows what he is doing. The latest agenda is […]

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Executive action unlikely to derail Loretta Lynch

Executive action unlikely to derail Loretta Lynch

on January 29, 2015, 7:53 AM / in National News

  By Susan Ferrechio   /   Washington Examiner Loretta Lynch’s support for President Obama’s executive action on immigration will make it tough for some Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee to vote for her confirmation as the next attorney general, but it’s unlikely to derail her chances. The committee, made up of 11 Republicans and nine Democrats, includes some of the […]

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Looking After the Big Things….

Looking After the Big Things….

on January 29, 2015, 7:49 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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10 Things You Need to Know About Yesterday January 29th 2015 Edition

10 Things You Need to Know About Yesterday January 29th 2015 Edition

on January 29, 2015, 7:48 AM / in International News, National News

10. Joel Grey comes out at age 82 Broadway legend Joel Grey, father of Dirty Dancing-star Jennifer Grey, came out as gay in an interview published in People magazine this week. Grey, 82, said he had told his family about his sexual orientation years ago, but kept it private until now. “I don’t like labels, but if you have to […]

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Obama seizes leverage from Republicans on immigration

Obama seizes leverage from Republicans on immigration

on January 29, 2015, 7:38 AM / in National News

By Justin Sink  / The Hill President Obama on Thursday will call on congressional Republicans to approve a “clean” funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security that preserves his executive actions on limiting deportations. During a visit to the House Democratic retreat, the president is expected to seize on a suggestion from some Republicans that they allow funding for […]

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Found this on Craigslist.  I did flag it but as…

Found this on Craigslist. I did flag it but as…

on January 28, 2015, 9:55 AM / in State News

This was on Craigslist for Chattanooga. Asking people to report dogs chained outside.   Do You Know Any Dogs Left Outside in Below Freezing Weather? Be on the lookout for Chained, Penned, Abandoned, and Neglected Dogs. Know of a Chained, Penned, or Otherwise Mistreated Dog? A dog left outside in below freezing weather? Not only are dogs living chained in […]

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Oak Ridge police officers leaving in droves over vindictive chief, complaint says

Oak Ridge police officers leaving in droves over vindictive chief, complaint says

on January 28, 2015, 9:51 AM / in State News

By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — An Oak Ridge police officer must have felt awkward when he tried pulling over a blue Ford Explorer traveling 88 mph and learned the driver was his own police chief. According to a complaint that now former officer Christopher Bayless filed this month with the city, Police Chief James Akagi, at an unspecified date, […]

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American Sniper Under Fire

American Sniper Under Fire

on January 28, 2015, 9:20 AM / in Opinion

by Mark Tapson  / FrontPage Mag By the time you read this, director Clint Eastwood’s blockbuster about the late warrior Chris Kyle will have become the top-grossing war-themed film of all time in North America. And that box office success has exposed the stark contrast between an American audience starved for patriotic Hollywood fare on the one hand, and a […]

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Gowdy Comes Out Swinging

Gowdy Comes Out Swinging

on January 28, 2015, 9:08 AM / in National News

by Kenneth R. Timmerman   / FrontPageMag.com Rep. Trey Gowdy came out swinging at Tuesday’s hearing of his Select Committee, laying into Democrats for playing political games and blasting the State Department for refusing to produce documents and for preventing witnesses from testifying before the committee. As the hearing began, Gowdy had to cut off his microphone to conduct a private […]

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“AKs Aren’t Accurate”

on January 28, 2015, 9:04 AM / in International News, National News

Ever been on the wrong end of an AK 47, well a few of you may have been. In the past, there have disparaging remarks made by a great many over the accuracy of the Russian made weapon and those that use and carry the weapon. Well today, my Russian friend here is going to dispel some of those rumors that […]

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