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Dearborn Muslim sues Little Caesars for $100 MILLION over a pizza

on May 29, 2017, 7:15 AM / in State News

Jihad everywhere, from the smallest minutia of daily life to blowing up children at a pop concert. It’s all of a piece (in this case a piece of pizza). It’s all work and war in the cause of Islam. Litigation jihad. We see this in hundreds of lawsuits against America’s great businesses and corporations — Wal-Mart, Target, Disney, Abercrombie and […]

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Barking Up the Wrong Elevator

Barking Up the Wrong Elevator

on May 28, 2017, 6:38 AM / in State News

From our good friends at the Jester’s Courtroom A Chicago woman sued her condominium association, claiming she was the victim of housing discrimination because she was forced to share the elevator with dogs. Holly Geraci, who occupies a penthouse apartment with her husband, a prominent bankruptcy attorney, said her fear of large dogs amounted to a disability under the Fair […]

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Lesbians’ ‘Fake Liberty’ Threatens True Liberty

Lesbians’ ‘Fake Liberty’ Threatens True Liberty

on May 27, 2017, 8:06 AM / in Opinion, State News

By David Fowler  /   FACT We hear a lot these days about “fake news,” but what about “fake liberty?” That’s exactly the kind of liberty four lesbian couples asserted in a lawsuit they recently filed against the state of Tennessee. On May 7th, the lesbian couples filed suit in state court asserting that “a central part of the liberty […]

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Newport internet plan unrealistic, Comptrollers say

Newport internet plan unrealistic, Comptrollers say

on May 27, 2017, 8:03 AM / in State News

by Chris Butler  /   Tennessee Watchdog Tennessee Comptrollers have sized up a proposal for government-owned internet in Newport, and they didn’t like what they saw, a document to city officials says. In their report, Comptrollers said the plan doesn’t appear as if it’s feasible and that it too easily assumes a city-owned broadband network would fetch a certain number […]

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Breaking: Body Washed up on Florida Beach Confirmed to be Federal Prosecutor

on May 27, 2017, 7:55 AM / in National News, State News

Police have confirmed that the body that washed up on Florida’s shores is indeed federal prosecutor Beranton J. Whisenant Jr. According to the Miami U.S. Attorney’s Office, “The U.S. Attorney’s Office family is deeply saddened by his death. He was a wonderful lawyer and great colleague. We will miss him deeply. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family.” […]

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Mae Beavers: I May Still Run for Governor

Mae Beavers: I May Still Run for Governor

on May 27, 2017, 6:37 AM / in State News

From the Tennessee Star State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) says she has made no decision yet about whether she will run for the Tennessee Republican nomination for Governor in 2018. “Lots of people are asking if I am running for Governor. Despite what the Tennessean says, I have NOT decided whether or not I will enter the race,” Beavers […]

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How far Left has Nashville gone: Nashville to consider ‘sanctuary city’-type policies as immigration debate rages

How far Left has Nashville gone: Nashville to consider ‘sanctuary city’-type policies as immigration debate rages

on May 27, 2017, 6:35 AM / in State News

By Ariana Maia Sawyer , USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Nashville could become the next sanctuary city as the Metro Council prepares to consider an ordinance restricting local agencies from cooperating with federal immigration officials beyond what is required by law. The bill, submitted Friday by Council members Bob Mendes and Colby Sledge, doesn’t use the term “sanctuary city.” But if passed, Nashville would implement […]

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Haslam signs bill requiring additional security where governments ban guns

on May 27, 2017, 6:27 AM / in State News

By Jordan Buie , USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Public facilities across Tennessee, including in Nashville, that have posted signs prohibiting firearms will now be required to install new security measures or allow handgun permit holders to carry guns into those spaces. Gov. Bill Haslam signed the controversial bill into law Friday, after some opposition to the Republican-backed legislation. Parks that are used by […]

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Chattanooga Local leaders get peek at GOP tax plan

Chattanooga Local leaders get peek at GOP tax plan

on May 27, 2017, 6:21 AM / in State News

Moderate Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas visited Chattanooga on Friday to talk to local business leaders about tax reform. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, (Dist.8: Kevin Brady – with a 56% conservative voting record) chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, was guest speaker at a breakfast hosted by Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, (Dist.3: Charles Fleischmann – 62% conservative voting record) the Chattanooga Republican who represents […]

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Firm signs contract in Tennessee campus outsourcing push

on May 27, 2017, 6:02 AM / in State News

A bad idea that is about to get worse….. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Real estate giant Jones Lang LaSalle has signed a five-year contract in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s plan to privatize property management on the campuses of the Tennessee’s public colleges and universities. The state Department of General Services says that the contract that took effect Friday gives colleges and universities […]

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Another one who will Lead the Jackson Sun into the Ground

Another one who will Lead the Jackson Sun into the Ground

on May 27, 2017, 5:58 AM / in Local News, State News

Mike Jung named president of The Jackson Sun Below is the press report for the new President for both the Jackson Sun and the Commercial Appeal as released by the paper. This one is from San Francisco but did do some time Idaho Statesman during his tenure with newspapers. We don’t really suspect the paper to improve on its liberal […]

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Wisconsin seeks to be first to drug test Medicaid  applicants

Wisconsin seeks to be first to drug test Medicaid applicants

on May 26, 2017, 7:20 AM / in State News

I have said for a couple decades now that all who receive ANY kind of tax funded benefit be tested for drugs.  There needs to be a very strict list of items that food stamps, or whatever they call that now, can be used for.  Also some kind of limitation on WHO can accept those stamps or cards.  Many sellers […]

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Texas Approves Hunting Feral Hogs By Hot Air Balloon

on May 26, 2017, 7:15 AM / in State News

When I was living in Texas I read much on the feral hogs and how they destroyed all they came near.  I proposed back then that what they need to do is trap those feral hogs and ship them to the land of the terrorists and the roadside bombs then set to kill American soldiers.  Don’t kill them here in […]

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NOAA predicts ‘above normal’ hurricane season

on May 26, 2017, 7:06 AM / in National News, State News

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday that it was predicting “above normal” storm activity in the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Acting NOAA Administrator Ben Friedman said the agency was predicting 11 to 17 tropical storms with average winds of 39 miles per hour. Five to nine of the storms are expected to reach hurricane strength with sustained winds […]

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Alabama executes ‘Houdini’ of death row for 1982 murder

Alabama executes ‘Houdini’ of death row for 1982 murder

on May 26, 2017, 7:04 AM / in State News

Alabama authorities early Friday executed longtime convicted murderer Tommy Arthur, who some had referred to as the “Houdini” of the state’s death row because he had received a series of reprieves. On his eighth execution date, the Supreme Court issued a temporary stay minutes before Arthur was to receive a lethal injection, then ruled that the execution could proceed. Arthur, […]

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TRUMP WON’T NIX MINNESOTA MINING STUDY

on May 26, 2017, 6:53 AM / in National News, State News

The Trump administration will follow through on an Obama-initiated study into the impacts of precious metals mining on a wilderness area in Minnesota. Testifying before an Appropriations Committee panel on Thursday, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said they would continue studying the viability of copper-nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a two-year […]

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Boy’s Graduation Speech Pulled over Christian Content

on May 26, 2017, 6:44 AM / in National News, State News

By Todd Starnes  /  ToddStarnes.com The small town of Akin, Illinois is the heartbeat of the heartland. It’s a place where the crops are bountiful and so are the patriots. They don’t even have a post office in Akin – but they do have a church. And around this part of the country, church is what folks do. So you […]

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Rob Quist Dealt Blistering Defeat in Montana Special Election

Rob Quist Dealt Blistering Defeat in Montana Special Election

on May 26, 2017, 6:06 AM / in National News, State News

Republican Greg Gianforte elected to fill vacant Montana House seat BY: Brent Scher Democrat Rob Quist, a banjo-playing political newcomer who has performed regularly at a nudist resort and has a long history of tax delinquency, was defeated in Thursday’s special election to fill Montana’s vacant seat in the House of Representatives, according to the Associated Press. Election watchers began […]

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“Lawmakers Cave, Bow to Bullying”

“Lawmakers Cave, Bow to Bullying”

on May 25, 2017, 6:42 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

A Minnesota-based organization is not happy with the state legislature and its passage of a REAL ID bill. As explained by the Department of Homeland Security, the REAL ID Act of 2005 enacted the 9/11 Commission’s recommendation that the federal government set standards for the issuance of sources of identification, such as driver’s licenses. “The Act established minimum security standards […]

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Bowie State awards slain student posthumous degree

Bowie State awards slain student posthumous degree

on May 24, 2017, 7:26 AM / in National News, State News

Bowie State University awarded a posthumous degree Tuesday to 2nd Lt. Richard W. Collins III, a 23-year-old business administration and ROTC student who was fatally stabbed on the University of Maryland campus early Saturday in an attack police and the FBI are investigating as a possible hate crime. Police arrested white Maryland student Sean Christopher Urbanski, who belonged to a […]

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