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A BAD MOON HAS RISEN

A BAD MOON HAS RISEN

on September 4, 2013, 10:33 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Michael Gaddy “Hope you got your things together. Hope you are quite prepared to die. Looks like we’re in for nasty weather. One eye is taken for an eye.” ~John Fogarty, Credence Clearwater Revival, A Bad Moon Rising It certainly looks as if world events are funneling us toward a horrific end to a way of life most of […]

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Teachable Moments: Controversial Dixy Lee Ray brought fresh facts to politics

Teachable Moments: Controversial Dixy Lee Ray brought fresh facts to politics

on September 4, 2013, 10:30 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Teachable Moments” …   we sometimes miss those in life.  We need to watch for every one of them. In my morning surfing I came across this item in The Tennessean – an odd place to find an article on Dixie Lee Ray for sure.  Dixie Lee Ray was my favorite governor in Washington State. She was a NO NONSENSE leader […]

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It is coming

It is coming

on September 4, 2013, 10:25 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Don Lynch donlynch@frontier.com Vigilantism occurs when regular order and law enforcement breaks down or never existed. San Francisco and Virginia City, Montana are two classic examples.  In fact, the Virginia City vigilantes hanged the sheriff, Henry Plummer, who also happened to be the head of the infamous Plummer Gang.  Citizens arrest is not vigilantism, nor is defending yourself, your […]

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District of Corruption, USA

District of Corruption, USA

on September 4, 2013, 10:20 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Last week, I outlined the connections between the illegal occupier of the Oval Office and the Muslim Brotherhood, a fundamentalist Islamic terrorist organization.  I outlined the fact that Huma Abedin, top aide to Hillary Rodham Clinton, is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.  I asked about the security of state secrets, considering the infiltration of the executive branch of our […]

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More than 300 Santa Clara teachers trained to respond to shooters

More than 300 Santa Clara teachers trained to respond to shooters

on September 4, 2013, 10:00 AM / in National News, News

By Trevor TenBrink at EAGnews.org SAN JOSE – As the new school year begins, Santa Clara educators are taking an  active approach to protecting students. More than 300 teachers recently took part in an “active shooter” training  session, reports the Mercury News. The training session was directed under the joint efforts of the San Jose  Police Department and the University […]

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Matthews: Dems Must Support War to ‘Save President’s Hide’

Matthews: Dems Must Support War to ‘Save President’s Hide’

on September 4, 2013, 9:52 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Larry O’Connor  Original Post Chris Matthews appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Wednesday morning to analyze the political ramifications of the congressional debate to support President Obama’s call for a military strike against Syria. Matthews said the President had put the Democrats in congress in a “wicked position” forcing them to support the president even if they may genuinely oppose […]

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No Syrian War to Save Obama’s Face!

No Syrian War to Save Obama’s Face!

on September 4, 2013, 9:48 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Catastrophic!” said Sen. John McCain. If Congress votes no on a resolution calling for U.S. intervention in Syria’s civil war, says McCain, it would be “catastrophic” for U.S. credibility in the world. Consider what the senator is saying here. Because Barack Obama, two years ago, said “Assad must go,” and, one year ago, said any use of chemical weapons crosses […]

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Paul Interviews Assange

Paul Interviews Assange

on September 4, 2013, 9:46 AM / in National News, News

Since Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks blew the lid off some of the most notorious government secrets from around the world, he’s been the subject of an international witch-hunt. In a rare media appearance, Julian agreed to join Ron Paul for an exclusive three-part Ron Paul Channel interview. This is not the kind of story you’ll see on mainstream TV! Since WikiLeaks’ 2006 inception, […]

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Bits and Pieces September 4th, 2013

Bits and Pieces September 4th, 2013

on September 4, 2013, 8:18 AM / in National News, News

600 East Nashville homes get free Internet service As Jackie says: “There is no such thing as FREE –  SOMEONE ALWAYS HAS TO PAY for these things.” More than 600 low-income East Nashville households within the “Nashville Promise Neighborhood” have been connected to free wireless Internet. The project, overseen by the nonprofit Martha O’Bryan Center, seeks to help disadvantaged students […]

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They Thought They Were Free

They Thought They Were Free

on September 4, 2013, 6:54 AM / in National News, News

This is an excerpt from a book that was written about the Germans populist and their perception of living during the time prior to WWII. The book is titled They Thought They Were Free: The Germans 1933-45.  “What happened here was the gradual habituation of the people to being   governed by surprise. To receiving decisions deliberated in secret. To […]

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Faith and Family: New IRS, HHS Rules for Marriage

Faith and Family: New IRS, HHS Rules for Marriage

on September 3, 2013, 8:00 AM / in National News, News

The Supreme Court recently struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act. But Justice Anthony Kennedy’s majority opinion left marriage law to the states. Kennedy wrote, “[T]he definition and regulation of marriage has been treated as being within the authority and realm of the separate States.” So naturally, the Obama administration has gone further. Obama’s IRS and Department of […]

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Around the Nation: Fast-Food Strike

Around the Nation: Fast-Food Strike

on September 3, 2013, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

Fast-food workers in 50 cities walked out on the job last Thursday as part of a strike demanding higher wages. Participating workers want $15 an hour — more than twice the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour. One Detroit worker complained, “It’s a very uncomfortable lifestyle working for $7.40 at McDonald’s when McDonald’s made like $500 billion last year.” […]

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Debt Ceiling Rerun

Debt Ceiling Rerun

on September 3, 2013, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

Congress will return from its August recess to face a $16.7 trillion-dollar debt ceiling that the government is expected to reach by mid-October. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged Congress in a letter last week to raise the debt limit “as soon as possible” in order for the government to meet its fiscal obligations. Lew has used a few tricks to […]

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Bert and Ernie cuddle over DOMA ruling

Bert and Ernie cuddle over DOMA ruling

on September 3, 2013, 6:26 AM / in National News, News

‘This is great for our kids, a moment we can all celebrate’ In the hotly contested debate over whether “Sesame  Street” characters Bert and Ernie are homosexual, the iconic puppets  have apparently come out of the closet on the latest  cover of the New Yorker magazine. The famous characters are depicted snuggling up together in front of a TV  while looking […]

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Government Killing of Civilians by Gas

Government Killing of Civilians by Gas

on September 3, 2013, 6:19 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Mike Holmes   One point that needs to be made, but rarely if ever mentioned, is that in the supposed rationale for US attack on Syria to avenge/prevent claimed civilian deaths by government gas attacks, the US government itself has used similar weapons openly as recently as the FBI/ATF attack on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco Texas in […]

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A Citizen’s Take on Syria

A Citizen’s Take on Syria

on September 3, 2013, 6:08 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

In my soon to be 77 years as a citizen of the United States of America, having lived through Japan’s sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, the dark days of WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Watergate, 9/11 and all the  other serious and profound events our beloved nation has been involved in over the last three quarters of a century, I have to […]

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$20,000 a year for flood insurance? Sandy survivors face tough rebuilding choices

$20,000 a year for flood insurance? Sandy survivors face tough rebuilding choices

on September 3, 2013, 5:30 AM / in National News, News

Job 1:21 “I came naked from my mother’s womb,” he said, “and I shall have nothing when I die. The Lord gave me everything I had, and they were his to take away. Blessed be the name of the Lord.” By Miranda Leitsinger, Staff Writer, NBC News TOMS RIVER, N.J. – Thousands of homeowners in New York and New Jersey […]

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Citing Obamacare, 40,000 Longshoremen Quit the AFL-CIO

Citing Obamacare, 40,000 Longshoremen Quit the AFL-CIO

on September 2, 2013, 8:50 AM / in National News, News

by Warner Todd Huston In what is being reported as a surprise move, the 40,000 members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) announced that they have formally ended their association with the AFL-CIO, one of the nation’s largest private sector unions. The Longshoremen citied Obamacare and immigration reform as two important causes of their disaffiliation. In an August […]

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Wagner’s Ring on the Lust for Power

Wagner’s Ring on the Lust for Power

on September 2, 2013, 8:44 AM / in National News, News

[peckplayer id=”1″ sound=”http://thejacksonpress.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/03-The-Ride-of-the-Valkyries-from-Die-Walküre.mp3″] By Donald W. Miller, Jr., MD I can’t listen to that much Wagner. I start getting the urge to conquer Poland.   Woody Allen The opera world is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Richard Wagner (born May 22, 1813) with 15 productions of his four-opera music drama Des Ring der Nibelungen (Ring of the Nibelung) in […]

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Happy Labor Day! But Really Who Needs the Dept. of Labor?

Happy Labor Day! But Really Who Needs the Dept. of Labor?

on September 2, 2013, 8:09 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Punch in an Internet search for Labor Day and one of the top hits is the U.S. Department of Labor. A large chunk of its 2012 Labor Day Message states, “The employees of the U.S. Department of Labor have made a real and significant impact on the changing nature of work and the evolution of our nation’s working families. “For […]

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