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“Kelsey’s Constitution” Newspaper AD

on April 4, 2013, 3:50 PM / in Local News, News, State News

The “Kelsey’s Constitution” newspaper ad project is complete and was very successful. I am honored to be associated with the 43 Patriots and the Tennessee Firearms Association who together donated $3,215.00 for this project. I donated $385.00 myself to cover the majority of the cost of the last two ads in the Germantown News. This project will show other legislators […]

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Scott Conger Revisited

on April 4, 2013, 4:59 AM / in Local News, News

My kids were “wild eyed Southern boys” from NW Georgia.  They would have called Scott Conger a “shit stirrer.”  I noticed this about him almost a couple of years ago, when he went to some public meeting at the USPS about six mail handler jobs that were being taken out of Jackson and moved to Memphis.  Why was he even there?   To […]

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MADISON COUNTY INTERNET SALES TAX OPPOSITION RESOLUTION

on April 3, 2013, 4:29 PM / in Local News, News

The attached resolution passed the Madison County Legislative Subcommittee today unanimously and will go to the full Madison County Commission for a vote on April 15th, 2013. A resolution, which shall be known and may be cited as the “Internet Sales Tax Opposition Resolution.” To prevent federal misuse of the commerce clause; oppose additional taxation on American citizens; nullifying all […]

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And the Left Swings for the Wall

on April 3, 2013, 4:19 PM / in Local News, News, State News

City officials in Hornbeak, TN took the second and final vote on a breed specific ordinance at last night’s council meeting. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, the term “vicious dog” and the regulations that accompany that designation, shall be applied to ALL bull terriers, Staffordshire terriers, American pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers, dobermans, rottweilers, German Shepherds, akitas and chows, as well as […]

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Direct from the NCAA

on April 3, 2013, 2:04 PM / in Local News, News

In response to an email we sent this weekend. http://wnws.point5digital.com:8080/p5d/servlet/contentpage?3,169,MarchMadnessContest We ask that you refrain from using NCAA properties in your advertising and promotions. Yes, we consider this an infringement of our intellectual property rights. Durenka Robie Coordinator, Championships and Alliances NCAA P.O. Box 6222 Indianapolis, Indiana 46206-6222 (w): 317-917-6825 (c): 317-966-6434 (f): 317-917-6807 drobie@ncaa.org

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ERROR… WNWS, What Is Not Theirs To Use

on April 3, 2013, 8:08 AM / in Local News, News

Editor’s Note: In yesterdays story, WNWS, What is Not Theirs To Use, we mentioned in the final line that we “also have a call into the NCAA for the use of a trademarked term “Final 4″ in their advertising…. note: “March Madness” is not a registered trademark of the NCAA.” This morning the following information was forwarded to us in regards to […]

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Medicaid Expansion Would “Save” Ohio Money by Increasing State, Federal Spending

Medicaid Expansion Would “Save” Ohio Money by Increasing State, Federal Spending

on April 3, 2013, 7:22 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Backers of Medicaid expansion treat federal funding as free money Editor’s Note: Last month the local Jackson City Council voted unanimously on March 5th on the motion of Councilmember Cisco, seconded by Councilmember Buchanan, a Resolution supporting Medicaid expansion in the Tennessee was approved 8-0-1 with Councilman Conger abstaining. May I remind you that Councilman Conger abstained not for a lack of understanding of the […]

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WNWS, What Is Not Theirs To Use

on April 2, 2013, 8:39 AM / in Local News, News

We all know things are tougher than we wish to admit. Usually these are the times where we are required to expand our appeal in order to obtain a new market share. Most of us in business also know that the easiest way to do that is to use something that someone else has already created. That way we can […]

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Spring Elections

Spring Elections

on April 2, 2013, 7:08 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Are you keeping up with your local elections? Many states have local and state elections on Tuesday, April 2 or in early May. In two years our own left leaning city council and Mayor come up for bid. Another instance, Wisconsin voters will go to the polls to elect open positions on the Court of Appeals, Circuit Court and the […]

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What Exactly Is A Tax

on March 24, 2013, 6:32 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion, State News

Later on in the article Mr. Humpheys explains that in the eyes of most in state and local government spending Federal money is not really spending money.

ECA supporters explained that the money is already appropriated by Congress and therefore available for use. Thus it’s not really being spent?

So spending the federal money is not really spending the money because it’s already there, or already part of the deficit. And the assessment is not a tax. It is, instead, the miraculous appearance of $639 million into the hands of hospitals taking care of the sick and injured who could not pay the money themselves.

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UT — Making us proud?

UT — Making us proud?

on March 22, 2013, 7:40 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Sexual Empowerment and Awareness at Tennessee 4:42am — Listening to Red Eye Radio on WTN – 99.7 as they are discussing ‘Sex Week at UT’. Setting aside the question of funding — public or private, the question remains:  Is the event appropriate for the University to hold? Senate Education Committee, March 20, 2013.  Click HERE and move slide over to […]

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Growing Agencies Growing Government

on March 18, 2013, 10:51 AM / in Local News, News

Jackson Councilman/TREEDC Legal Affairs Director Ernest Brooks, II is proud to announce the 4rd Annual Renewable Energy Event for Area farmers and businesses to be held on April 22, 2013. TREEDC Founding Members Johnson Controls, Pathway Lending, The City of Jackson, Tennessee, Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, Jackson Energy Authority, Tennessee Gas Association and the University of Tennessee have partnered […]

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FEMA On the Loose with the Help of WTHC

on May 7, 2010, 7:54 AM / in Local News

In a recent message from Frank McMeen, the President of West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation, his suggestion that when Madison County is declared a Disaster area that this opportunity to “remove from” the pockets of others money to ease your suffering is only a step away. “In the near future, we expect that Madison County will be declared a Disaster Area […]

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Petty thoughts

on October 7, 2009, 7:18 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion

I have tried to come up with an explanation for the actions of some that are opposed to my approach to smaller government involvement in our lives and it has been a real challege. Even among the conservative crowd there is that tendency to spend a certain amount of political cash (your money) to provide leverage that might help install […]

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Return on investments in Government

on August 27, 2006, 6:00 AM / in Local News

August 27, 2006 Stan Pilant stated at last Tuesday nights information meeting sponsored by the city planning department that an ROI (Return on Investment) for the city had been developed. I, as yet, have not seen it. In a note to Keith Donaldson, Councilman Neudecker queried: Your boss last night said there was a ROI (return on investment) available. I […]

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