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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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#FFLFL Freaky Fridays Letter From Leaders: Tn Sen Gardenhire How does your condescension garden grow?

#FFLFL Freaky Fridays Letter From Leaders: Tn Sen Gardenhire How does your condescension garden grow?

on February 14, 2015, 9:24 AM / in People, State News

Senator Gardenhire quite contrary How does your condescension garden grow? With hastily written emails and  corrected misspells And haughty ne’er do well legislators all in tow! Freaky Fridays Letters From Leaders is a new edition on the Sentinel that will focus on the letters citizens recieve from their elite and disconnected legislators. Their disconnect from the average American can be […]

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Quote for Today: February 9th

Quote for Today: February 9th

on February 9, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.  Winston Churchill Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was a British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th century, Churchill was also an […]

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Quote for Today: February 8th

Quote for Today: February 8th

on February 8, 2015, 5:37 AM / in People

When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat. Ronald Reagan Ronald Reagan was an American actor and politician. He was the 40th President of the United States (1981–89), and served as the 33rd Governor of California (1967–75) before his presidency. Born and raised in small towns in Illinois, Reagan graduated from Eureka College and then […]

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Ben Carson: Don’t underestimate me

Ben Carson: Don’t underestimate me

on February 3, 2015, 10:01 AM / in National News, People

By Jonathan Easley  /  The Hill Ben Carson wants to be the conservative insurgent in the 2016 GOP presidential primary. A retired African-American pediatric neurosurgeon, Carson skyrocketed to fame after lambasting President Obama and the healthcare law at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast. The political neophyte now has a likely campaign manager and finance director, a leadership PAC that has […]

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Happy Anniversary Ron and Carol Paul

Happy Anniversary Ron and Carol Paul

on February 2, 2015, 6:41 AM / in National News, People

For Ron Paul fans, yesterday was Ron and Carol’s 58th wedding anniversary. We thought now might be a nice time to share a little bit of their wedding story, from the words of Carol Paul. “I actually came into the picture about 1952 when Ron was my escort to my 16th birthday party. Don’t tell anyone – but I asked him… actually […]

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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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Why I loved Ann Margret Smith!

Why I loved Ann Margret Smith!

on January 25, 2015, 8:50 AM / in History, People

Special Thanks to Basil for reminding us of this story! Richard, (my husband), never really talked a lot about his time in Viet Nam other than he had been shot by a sniper. However, he had a rather grainy, 8 x 10 black & white photo he had taken at a USO show of Ann Margaret with Bob Hope in […]

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Quote for Today January 23rd

on January 23, 2015, 6:18 AM / in People

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. Desmond Tutu He is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop who rose to worldwide fame during the 1980s as an opponent of apartheid. He was the first black Archbishop of Cape Town and bishop of the Church of the Province […]

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Happy Birthday January 23rd

Happy Birthday January 23rd

on January 23, 2015, 5:30 AM / in People

1737 – John Hancock, American politician, 1st Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1793). He was a merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution. He served as president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first and third Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is remembered for his large and stylish signature on the United States Declaration of […]

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Quote for Today January 22nd

Quote for Today January 22nd

on January 22, 2015, 7:04 AM / in People

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. Walt Disney Walt Disney was an American business magnate, cartoonist, and filmmaker. As a prominent figure within the American animation industry and throughout the world, he is regarded as a cultural icon, known for his influence and contributions […]

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