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Today’s Quote: March 28th

Today’s Quote: March 28th

on March 28, 2015, 6:16 AM / in People

“It is no use saying, “We are doing our best,” You have go to succeed in doing what is necessary” Winston Churchill Editor’s Note: Getting something done is an accomplishment; getting something done right is an achievement.   Churchill’s earliest exposure to education occurred in Dublin, where a governess tried teaching him reading, writing, and arithmetic (his first reading book […]

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Quote for Today?

Quote for Today?

on March 27, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

Herman Cain is probably well-liked by some of the Republicans because it hides the racist elements of the Republican Party, conservative movement and tea party movement. People like Karl Rove like to keep the racism very covert and so Herman Cain provides this great opportunity so he can say, ‘Look: This is not a racist anti-immigrant, anti-female, anti-gay movement. Look: […]

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Today’s Quote; March 26th

Today’s Quote; March 26th

on March 26, 2015, 8:48 AM / in People

Government is violence, Christianity is meekness, non-resistance, love. And, therefore, government cannot be Christian, and a man who wishes to be a Christian must not serve government. Leo Tolstoy, Letter to Eugen Heinrich Schmitt (1896). Tolstoy was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright and philosopher who primarily wrote novels and short stories. Tolstoy was a master of realistic […]

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Quote for Today?

on March 26, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

Interesting….. Civil rights laws were not passed to protect the rights of white men and do not apply to them. Mary Frances Berry, former Chairwoman, US Commission on Civil Rights

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Quote for Today!

on March 25, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

Say What? My fear is that the whole island (of Guam) will become so overly populated that it will tip over and capsize. Democrat Congressman Hank Johnson

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Quote for Today

on March 24, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

Not necessarily the brightest of stars….. “Every month that we do not have an economic recovery package 500 million Americans lose their jobs.” Nancy Pelosi

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Quote for Today; March 23rd

Quote for Today; March 23rd

on March 23, 2015, 6:26 AM / in People

It is not who governs but what government is entitled to do that seems to me the essential problem. Friedrich Hayek Editor’s Note: This is the general practice utilized by both political parties for the last 100 or so decades in order to satisfy the popular populace. Which brings up the saying “whatever trained dog they want”.  At the University of Vienna, Hayek […]

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Quote for Today; March 22nd

Quote for Today; March 22nd

on March 22, 2015, 5:50 AM / in People

The small progress we have made after four or five weeks close attendance and continual reasonings with each other … is, methinks, a melancholy proof of the imperfection of the human understanding. We indeed seem to feel our own want of political wisdom, since we have been running about in search of it. We have gone back to ancient history […]

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Today’s Quote March 21st

Today’s Quote March 21st

on March 21, 2015, 5:37 AM / in People

To prevent government from becoming corrupt and tyrannous, its organization and methods should be as simple as possible, its functions be restricted to those necessary to the common welfare, and in all its parts it should be kept as close to the people and as directly within their control as may be. Henry George Henry George was an American writer, […]

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Quote For Today; March 13th

Quote For Today; March 13th

on March 13, 2015, 6:28 AM / in People

When my eyes shall be turned to behold, for the last time, the sun in heaven, may I not see him shining on the broken and dishonored fragments of a once glorious Union; on States dissevered, discordant, belligerent; on a land rent with civil feuds, or drenched, it may be, in fraternal blood! Daniel Webster, second speech on Foot’s Resolution […]

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Quote for Today; March 9th

Quote for Today; March 9th

on March 9, 2015, 5:23 AM / in People

“I heartily accept the motto, “That government is best which governs least“; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe, “That government is best which governs not at all”; and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government […]

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Thomas David “Tom” Murray

Thomas David “Tom” Murray

on March 8, 2015, 8:30 PM / in People

Thomas David “Tom” MurrayThomas David “Tom” Murray, age 63 of Jackson, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Tom was born in Jackson, the son of the late Carole Buehler Hammer, and Roger and Judy Murray. Funeral Services will be conducted on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 1 p.m., at Woodland Baptist Church, with Bros. […]

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Quote for Today; March 8th

on March 8, 2015, 8:15 AM / in People

I think our governments will remain virtuous for many centuries; as long as they are chiefly agricultural; and this will be as long as there shall be vacant lands in any part of America. When they get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, they will become corrupt as in Europe. Thomas Jefferson, letter to James Madison, […]

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Quote for Today; March 7th

on March 7, 2015, 5:37 AM / in People

Government, in the last analysis, is organized opinion. Where there is little or no public opinion, there is likely to be bad government, which sooner or later becomes autocratic government. William Lyon Mackenzie King, Message of the Carillon (1927).

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Quote for Today March 4th

Quote for Today March 4th

on March 4, 2015, 5:51 AM / in People

The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think things out for himself… Almost inevitably, he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable. H. L. Mencken, The Smart Set, December 1919 He was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, critic of American life and culture, […]

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Quote for Today: March 3rd

Quote for Today: March 3rd

on March 3, 2015, 5:38 AM / in People

Wherever is found what is called a paternal government, there is found state education. It has been found that the best way to insure implicit obedience is to commence tyranny in the nursery. Benjamin Disraeli, speech in the House of Commons (1874-06-15) Benjamin Disraeli, 1st Earl of Beaconsfield, KG, PC, FRS, (21 December 1804 – 19 April 1881) was a British […]

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7 Leadership Lessons from Gus Malzahn

7 Leadership Lessons from Gus Malzahn

on March 2, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

Original Post Thanks to Kenny Holt for the Hat Trick The nation is enamored with the dramatic turnaround of the Auburn Tigers and the sudden rise of Gus Malzahn. In less than a decade, Malzahn has gone from a high school coach in Arkansas to the head coach of one of the most prominent football programs in the country. From his […]

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Another List Jackson Tennessee didn’t Make; The 20 coolest towns in the US

Another List Jackson Tennessee didn’t Make; The 20 coolest towns in the US

on February 26, 2015, 6:58 AM / in National News, People

What makes a town “the coolest”? In the end, it’s the same as what makes travel the coolest: the people. And yet there seem to be a few common patterns that attract cool people to certain areas, or perhaps it’s the other way around: people’s creativity and innovation helps lead their towns in a cooler direction. Either way, the kinds […]

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Quote for Today; February 26th

Quote for Today; February 26th

on February 26, 2015, 5:39 AM / in People

Authority has always attracted the lowest elements in the human race. All through history mankind has been bullied by scum. Those who lord it over their fellows and toss commands in every direction and would boss the grass in the meadows about which way to bend in the wind are the most depraved kind of prostitutes. They will submit to […]

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Quote for Today February 24th

Quote for Today February 24th

on February 24, 2015, 6:08 AM / in People

“As far as your personal goals are and what you actually want to do with your life, it should never have to do with the government. You should never depend on the government for your retirement, your financial security, for anything. If you do, you’re screwed.” Drew Carey Drew Allison Carey (born May 23, 1958) is an American actor, comedian, […]

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