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Dr. Lisa Piercey appointed as Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health

Dr. Lisa Piercey appointed as Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health

on January 19, 2019, 7:29 AM / in Local News

It is a privilege for me to share with you Governor-elect Bill Lee has announced today that his appointment for the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Health will be Dr. Lisa Piercey. Dr. Piercey’s medical skills and knowledge of healthcare operations, particularly in the areas of rural health and population health, make her an ideal candidate to serve in […]

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Thursday Nights Meeting

on January 19, 2019, 7:08 AM / in Local News

For those who could not make it last night we had a great meeting. It started with this check presentation to Mid-South Toys For Tots for $10,000! Accepting the check is Carrol Howard, retired Master Sergeant and Coordinator for Mid-South Toys For Tots. I want to personally thank everyone who had a hand in raising this, our largest ever, donation […]

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Pelosi faces tough decision with Trump

Pelosi faces tough decision with Trump

on January 19, 2019, 6:54 AM / in National News, Opinion

After a nasty tit-for-tat with President Trump over the shutdown this week, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) faces a delicate decision: whether to rescind her invitation for Trump’s State of the Union speech later this month. Such a move could deny Trump a huge megaphone to tout his border wall amid the ongoing budget impasse, but would also inflame tensions between the sniping powerbrokers and […]

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Moving in the Wrong Direction: Picking apart PG&E

on January 18, 2019, 7:44 AM / in State News

Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s impending bankruptcy is an opportunity for people in San Francisco who have long wanted a publicly run utility. Chronicle City Hall reporters note that city officials are taking the first steps toward possibly taking over some of PG&E’s assets – an enormously ambitious effort that won’t come cheap. One possible source of cash: the city’s […]

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Dead In The Water: HOUSE DEM TO OFFER MEASURE BACKING PARIS CLIMATE DEAL

Dead In The Water: HOUSE DEM TO OFFER MEASURE BACKING PARIS CLIMATE DEAL

on January 18, 2019, 7:24 AM / in National News

A House Democrat is working with his colleagues to introduce a non-binding measure to support the Paris climate agreement. Rep. Jared Huffman’s (D-Calif.) resolution, if it gets a vote in the full House, would be a rebuke to President Trump’s 2017 decision to pull out of the climate pact. Depending on the timing, it could be the first major action […]

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Trump Cancels Pelosi’s Flight, Tells Her She Can ‘Fly Commercial’

Trump Cancels Pelosi’s Flight, Tells Her She Can ‘Fly Commercial’

on January 18, 2019, 7:22 AM / in National News

By  Mikhael Smits   |   Washington Free Beacon Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) will not be taking an international trip as planned, President Donald Trump informed her in a letter Thursday. In a letter between the two leaders, Trump explained that her “excursion” to Egypt, Belgium, and Afghanistan had “been postponed” due to the government shutdown. The federal government has been […]

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Trump unveils new missile defense plan

Trump unveils new missile defense plan

on January 18, 2019, 7:04 AM / in International News, National News

The Trump administration on Thursday finally unveiled the long overdue Pentagon plans for missile defense capabilities, which include ambitious space-based technologies. But in announcing the Missile Defense Review at the Pentagon, President Trump took the opportunity to chastise military allies for what he called a lag in cost sharing. Trump said the review — the first since 2010 — would focus on developing new technologies […]

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Bill to permanently ban taxpayer abortion funding fails Senate vote

Bill to permanently ban taxpayer abortion funding fails Senate vote

on January 18, 2019, 6:51 AM / in National News

By Calvin Freiburger WASHINGTON, D.C.,  (LifeSiteNews) – A symbolic vote on legislation banning taxpayer funding of abortion failed to muster enough votes to clear the current Senate rules Thursday afternoon, one day before pro-lifers gather in the nation’s capital for the March for Life. On Wednesday, Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi took to the Senate floor to make the case […]

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Anna Brosche (R) Running for Mayor Jacksonville Fl.

Anna Brosche (R) Running for Mayor Jacksonville Fl.

on January 18, 2019, 6:48 AM / in State News

Last Friday, Jacksonville City Councilwoman Anna Brosche (R) announced her campaign to challenge Mayor Lenny Curry (R) in the city’s 2019 mayoral election. She said the mayor did not do enough to address crime and that the city’s taxpayers were being hurt by what she called a lack of transparency in the mayor’s office. That same day, five members of […]

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Marino to resign from U.S. House next week; special election to be called in PA-12

Marino to resign from U.S. House next week; special election to be called in PA-12

on January 18, 2019, 6:43 AM / in State News

Ballotpedia reports that Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), who has served in the U.S. House since 2011, announced Thursday that he will resign from Congress on January 23, 2019, to pursue a job in the private sector. Marino served as the state co-chair for Donald Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016 and was briefly a nominee to head the Office of National […]

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Tensions boil over in Washington as shutdown hits 28 days

Tensions boil over in Washington as shutdown hits 28 days

on January 18, 2019, 6:36 AM / in National News

By Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger Tensions are boiling over in Washington as the partial government shutdown hits 28 days. There are no signs of a breakthrough for the funding lapse impacting hundreds of thousands of federal workers and cutting into U.S. economic growth. On Thursday, lawmakers erupted in anger at one another on the House floor while President Trump retaliated […]

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Bill Lee indicates handgun permit holders are not welcome in “his” Capitol

Bill Lee indicates handgun permit holders are not welcome in “his” Capitol

on January 18, 2019, 6:20 AM / in Opinion, State News

Bill Lee as Tennessee next “Establishment” Governor. In 2010, Bill Haslam promised Tennesseans and specifically members of the Tennessee Firearms Association that he would sign constitutional carry if that legislation was put on his desk. A few years ago, the Tennessee Legislature decided after years of pressure to remove the signs that prohibited Tennessee’s handgun permit holders from carrying their handguns in […]

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Found at the Border: Prayer Rugs, Illegal-alien Skeletons

Found at the Border: Prayer Rugs, Illegal-alien Skeletons

on January 18, 2019, 5:59 AM / in National News

by  R. Cort Kirkwood President Trump has repeatedly said that Islamic terrorists are likely crossing the U.S. border with Mexico. Now, the Washington Examiner reported yesterday, the border patrol has proof, and not just because they’ve collared a few non-Central Americans. Rather, ranchers and farmers have found prayer rugs. Muslims use the mats when they drop to their knees to praise Allah. Reports of […]

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March to End Roe vs. Wade

March to End Roe vs. Wade

on January 18, 2019, 5:53 AM / in Announcements, National News

Today, a very important march will take place in Washington D.C. to mark an infamous decision. Since the 1973 Supreme Court cases, Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton, which legalized abortion on-demand in our country, over 60 million lives have been lost to abortion. Saving lives, ending abortion, and promoting a culture of life is why the March for Life is […]

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California Governor Newsom Vows ‘Sanctuary To All Who Seek It’ In Inauguration Speech

California Governor Newsom Vows ‘Sanctuary To All Who Seek It’ In Inauguration Speech

on January 17, 2019, 6:48 AM / in State News

  SACRAMENTO (CBSLA/AP) – California’s new governor is promising the most populous state will be a “sanctuary to all who seek it” in a direct affront to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom challenged the Trump administration repeatedly as he was sworn in to office Monday, particularly on immigration. The former San Francisco mayor became the state’s 40th governor, succeeding […]

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Democrats Go Full Commie: NYC Mayor Says Wealth Is “In the Wrong Hands”

Democrats Go Full Commie: NYC Mayor Says Wealth Is “In the Wrong Hands”

on January 17, 2019, 6:45 AM / in National News, State News

by Jim Hoft  |  The Gateway Pundit Earlier this week New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his new plan to grant free healthcare to any illegal immigrant who made it to the Big Apple. The move just made New York City the destination of choice for every sick foreigner in the world.   On Thursday in his State […]

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California Pastor Ousted From Church Over This Billboard

on January 17, 2019, 6:37 AM / in State News

Let’s talk discrimination A California pastor whose church sign declaring “Bruce Jenner is still a man” drew protests says he was forced out and is no longer serving as the pastor in order to avoid a split in his congregation. “I did not want to leave, I did not quit and I was willing to stay,” Hoke added Monday on Facebook.   On […]

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Jackson Police Investigators need assistance identifying a vehicle.

Jackson Police Investigators need assistance identifying a vehicle.

on January 17, 2019, 6:30 AM / in Local News

Investigators of the Jackson Police Department continue to investigate a Theft of Property from 1234 N. Highland Avenue and need assistance identifying a vehicle. On December 17th, officers of the Jackson Police Department responded to a residential burglary where the victim reported a Theft of Property exceeding $1000.00.  On January 9th, the same victim reported that a 5×8 trailer had been stolen from […]

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William Barr Is A Gun Confiscation Advocate

on January 17, 2019, 6:27 AM / in National News, Opinion

Don’t be surprised if there is not another rope-a-dope with Barr to get “conservatives” to support him for some other reason other than he is constitutionally qualified, just like they did in the Kavanaugh hearings. People need to understand something: just because a man says some things you like and wears your political team’s jersey does not make him right […]

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Nielsen: Secret Service prepared to secure State of the Union

on January 17, 2019, 6:10 AM / in National News

BY JORDAN FABIAN  |   THE HILL The Trump administration on Wednesday pushed back on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) claim that “security concerns” caused by the partial government shutdown should force the postponement of President Trump’s State of the Union address. “The Department of Homeland Security and the US Secret Service are fully prepared to support and secure the State of the Union,” Homeland […]

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