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on February 13, 2013, 8:27 AM / in National News, News

This is one way you can read more on Dr. Ben Carson and obtain CONTACT information.  http://carsonscholars.org/          This man needs to know that he is supported by the American citizens.  As I said in the first post on Dr. Carson, I am not in full agreement with his *solutions* but if we all agreed on every point we would only […]

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Will Obama Take Control of the Internet This Week?

on February 12, 2013, 9:05 PM / in National News, News

As early as Wednesday, President Obama could issue an executive order granting the federal government expansive and unprecedented power over one of the few remaining outposts of uncensored information — the Internet. Various news agencies are reporting that a cybersecurity executive order has been drafted and will be issued by the president this week. A story on NextWeb indicates that […]

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A Godly Man in an Ungodly Age

A Godly Man in an Ungodly Age

on February 12, 2013, 12:31 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

“To govern the bark of Saint Peter and proclaim the Gospel, both strength of mind and body are ncessary, strength which in the last few months, has deteriorated in me to the extent that I have had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the ministry entrusted to me.” With those brave, wise, simple words, Benedict XVI announced an end […]

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Councilman asks Man to Turn in His Weapon…

on February 12, 2013, 12:27 PM / in National News, News

By Bobby Eberle During a city council meeting in Oak Harbor, Washington, a veteran was testifying against the city’s ban against guns in their public parks.  The citizen who was testifying was asked by one city councilman to remove and turn in his legally concealed weapon.  When the citizen refused, the councilman walked out.  But that’s only the start.  It’s […]

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Color it yellow: NYT uses discredited sources to dump on AKC

Color it yellow: NYT uses discredited sources to dump on AKC

on February 12, 2013, 12:16 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Patti Strand It’s happened again. The New York Times (NYT) has just published its annual hit piece against the American Kennel Club. Such articles appear like clockwork every February as the American Kennel Club (AKC) and Westminster Kennel Club (WKC) gear up for their annual celebration of purebred dogs at New York’s Madison Square Garden. The WKC show is […]

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Study Finds You Can Eat Healthy in Restaurants

on February 12, 2013, 12:05 PM / in Food, National News, News

Original Post Despite a lack of evidence that restaurants are a unique contributor to obesity, activists have focused on punishing them for the problems of obesity nationwide. But restaurants — even those fingered by food cops for promoting so-called “Xtreme Eating” — have responded by offering reduced-calorie options to diners who want them. Why? It’s good business, as a study […]

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Lord, behold our family here assembled

on February 12, 2013, 10:01 AM / in National News, News

During his first drive for the presidency, Barack Obama went out of his way to cultivate church going Americans. Obama spoke frankly and fluidly about his faith, he participated in Pastor Rick Warren’s candidates’ forum at the Saddleback mega-church, he reached out personally and persistently to evangelical and Catholic leaders, and his campaign targeted American religious groups like no other […]

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Landing and Takeoff of new F-35 on an aircraft carrier the WASP

Landing and Takeoff of new F-35 on an aircraft carrier the WASP

on February 10, 2013, 9:11 AM / in National News, News

This video was made in the Atlantic, just off Newport News ( Hampton Roads), Virginia . These are the latest sea trials of the F-35B on the USS Wasp. They were very successful, with 74 VL’s and STO’s in a three week period. The media and the program critics had predicted that we would burn holes in the deck and wash […]

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A Special Kind of Stupid

on February 10, 2013, 7:48 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

I call Republicans spineless, ineffectual political pussies. They are busy trying to get the Democrats to like them and in so doing they have become Democrat-lite. There is not two cents worth of difference between the Democrat elites and the Republican elites. They are both the enemies of America, always milking hard-working citizens to fund their bogus, wasteful projects. Who […]

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Sprinting Toward Gomorrah

Sprinting Toward Gomorrah

on February 10, 2013, 4:22 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Jerry Newcombe In 1996, the late Robert Bork wrote a book entitled, “Slouching Toward Gomorrah.” But today, we’re not slouching toward Sodom and Gomorrah, we seem to be in an all-out sprint. In the book, Bork—the former Yale law professor, federal judge, and nominee to the US Supreme Court—explains that he got the phrase from a 1919 poem by […]

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Re-Establish Price Stability as Fed’s Single Mandate

on February 9, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News

In a news letter recently sent by Senator Corker’s staff, it was stated that Senator Corker and David Vitter, R-La., both members of the Senate Banking Committee, introduced legislation to re-establish price stability as the Federal Reserve’s single mandate. introduced legislation this week to re-establish price stability as the Federal Reserve’s single mandate, saying: “Providing the Fed with a clear and explicit […]

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The Daily Dog Run

The Daily Dog Run

on February 8, 2013, 9:58 AM / in Local News, National News, News, Opinion, State News

Jackson’s City Mayor’s Dead Line Letter Items for the Tuesday, March 5, 2013, City Council Meeting must be submitted in writing by 12 noon on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.  Please note that documentation is required for any agenda item the council is to take action on.  The original should be sent to my office, and 22 copies should be submitted to […]

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Bond bubble/bond cliff: How should you respond?

on February 8, 2013, 8:51 AM / in National News, News

Transcript in full Rebecca Katz: Well, we talked about the fiscal cliff a little bit, but there’s another cliff or bubble, depending on how you want to call it out there, and we’ve had a lot of questions about this. So, Tim, I’m going to throw two your way. We have Frank from Utah and John from New Jersey and […]

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From the Left, Well I guess it Depends on How You Look at It

on February 8, 2013, 8:39 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This week, an unclassified memorandum prepared by the Justice Department for members of Congress on the drone killings accidentally became public. The actual Office of Legal Counsel opinion which purports to authorize this program is still a wrongfully classified secret, and a federal judge just refused a FOIA request from the New York Times for release of the document. Stop […]

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CROTCH WATCH AT THE SUPER BOWL

on February 7, 2013, 10:13 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Coach Dave Daubenmire February 7, 2013 NewsWithViews.com Follow the bouncing crotch. That was the message sent at half-time of the Super Bowl Sunday night. That word…crotch…probably makes you uncomfortable. It does me. But why does my writing the word make some of you more uncomfortable than watching the performance did? Beyonce is a peddler of soft-porn. Dancing half-naked has […]

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Poll: Majority of Americans Believe Gov’t Threatens Liberties

on February 6, 2013, 7:46 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

Written by James Heiser In the American Declaration of Independence, the Founding Fathers stated that “Governments are instituted among Men” to secure the fundamental rights of the people, and that governments derive their “just powers from the consent of the governed.” But now, a clear majority of the American people distrust the federal government and believe that it “threatens their […]

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Position On an Article V Federal Constitutional Amendment Convention

Position On an Article V Federal Constitutional Amendment Convention

on February 6, 2013, 11:13 AM / in National News, News, State News

The Institute for Principled Policy’s position on the calling of a new Constitutional Convention There is currently a movement in the United States that is gaining a disturbing momentum. The leaders of the movement are agitating state governments to petition Congress to call a new constitutional convention. While groups on the left have been demanding a new convention for the […]

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A warning about things to come

on February 6, 2013, 11:10 AM / in National News, News

Calling for a Federal Article V Constitutional Convention has been a issue that has waxed and waned since the late 1960s. In the 1970s The Tennessee General Assembly passed three different calls for a convention. Over the intervening years, there have been other resolutions brought forward to make additional calls, all of which have either been defeated or the sponsors […]

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Families to Pay at Least $20,000 a Year for Insurance Under ObamaCare, Says IRS

on February 6, 2013, 10:31 AM / in National News, News

Written by Michael Tennant Twenty thousand dollars. That’s how much the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) estimates the least expensive health insurance plan available under ObamaCare will cost the average family in 2016. The IRS issued a 73-page final regulation on January 30 to “provide guidance on the liability for the shared responsibility payment for not maintaining minimum essential coverage.” In […]

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NBC: here’s the Obama administration’s white paper legitimizing drone strikes!

on February 6, 2013, 10:18 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Moe Lane (Diary) NBC News has gotten its hands on a white paper that’s being used to legitimize the Obama administration’s drone policy, and it’s a… doozy. Short version: members of terrorist groups actively attacking the United States (or our interests) can expect to be shot on sight; and that includes the members of terrorist groups that happen to […]

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