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2 Bills in Olympia to act on now

on January 19, 2018, 7:07 AM / in Opinion, State News

H/T to Alice for this important matter: Another two Washington state bills to be aware of 1) the Hirst bill 6091SB and 2) Inslees carbon tax scam 6203 Plus, there are several gun bills in this notice, (see below), as well. It’s really easy to make a comment on these bills where there’s a record of the opposition or support of […]

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School district caves to gay lobby, pays $800,000 to settle transgender student case

School district caves to gay lobby, pays $800,000 to settle transgender student case

on January 19, 2018, 6:25 AM / in State News

By Fr. Mark Hodges KENOSHA, Wisconsin, (LifeSiteNews) – The Kenosha Unified School District has caved to the transgender agenda, dropping its appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court and paying a $800,000 settlement in the case of a biologically female student who says she is a “boy.” In July 2016, Wisconsin high schooler Ashley Whitaker sued her school. She said she suffered from depression […]

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These Rural California Counties Just Made A Big Move That’s Getting A Lot of Attention

on January 19, 2018, 6:21 AM / in National News, State News

By Anders Hagstrom   |   Western Journalism Numerous rural California counties declared independence from the state Monday, announcing a legislative effort to divide the state in two to create New California. The founders of the state are appealing to Article 4, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution and plan to bring legislation to the California legislature in the next 10 to 18 months […]

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Security stepped up as white nationalists plan to protest Knoxville Women’s March Sunday

Security stepped up as white nationalists plan to protest Knoxville Women’s March Sunday

on January 18, 2018, 6:32 AM / in State News

By Rachel Ohm, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Our thoughts on the matter…. wear something warm. Knox News Organizers for the Knoxville Women’s March have changed the route and stepped up security measures after reports that white nationalists plan to protest the march this weekend. The Women’s March was originally scheduled to start at 1 p.m. Sunday from Market Square but has […]

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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s Light Rail Plan ‘Absurdly Expensive,’ David Fox Says

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s Light Rail Plan ‘Absurdly Expensive,’ David Fox Says

on January 18, 2018, 6:12 AM / in State News

By Jason M. Reynolds  |   The Tennessee Star Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s $9 billion transit plan is “absurdly expensive,” says David Fox, one of the most recent Nashvillians to speak out on the topic. Fox’s concerns were briefly outlined by The Tennessee Star on Wednesday. Expanding on them, the former mayoral candidate said his concerns include the return on investment, the tax burden and the impact […]

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Officer-involved shooting in Memphis leaves suspect dead

Officer-involved shooting in Memphis leaves suspect dead

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

An officer-involved shooting on a North Memphis street Wednesday afternoon left a drug suspect dead, officials said. Sheriff’s officials originally said the suspect was in stable condition at Regional One Hospital with a shoulder wound, but later said his condition was critical. Shortly after 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sheriff’s department spokesman Earle Farrell said the man had died. The man was later identified by a […]

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Terry McAuliffe says he’d punch Trump: ‘You’d have to pick him up off the floor’

Terry McAuliffe says he’d punch Trump: ‘You’d have to pick him up off the floor’

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, State News

Remember Mr. President to hit first, so he doesn’t get up. By Jessica Chasmar – The Washington Times Outgoing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Thursday that he would punch President Trump if he ever tried to “get in my space.” During an interview Thursday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” host Chris Matthews asked the Virginia Democrat how he would react if Mr. Trump leaned over him during a debate, as […]

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Southaven Police Investigate First Homicide Of The Year

Southaven Police Investigate First Homicide Of The Year

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

From the Desoto County Newsroom: Southaven,MS Southaven Police have arrested and charged Deborah Jean Carroll, 54, from Southaven, with murder of her brother. His name is not being released at this time. Police were called to the 2800 block of Pinnacle Drive around 11 p.m. Saturday night about the shooting. “Carroll and her brother were in a argument when things […]

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Hass Wants Rhodes to Embrace Change

Hass Wants Rhodes to Embrace Change

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries   |   The Memphis Daily News After six months as president of Rhodes College, Marjorie Hass says small liberal arts colleges like Rhodes are “on the defensive.” But as she was installed Saturday, Jan. 13, as the 20th president of Rhodes, Hass defended the need for such an education in an age of technological advances and vowed to […]

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Tennessee Republican files bill aimed at ending private prison usage in state

Tennessee Republican files bill aimed at ending private prison usage in state

on January 18, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

By Dave Boucher, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee This We Agree With: Commercial Appeal A Tennessee Republican wants his state to stop using private prisons. It’s an uphill battle, considering national private prison giant CoreCivic calls Nashville home and more than one-third of the state’s 22,000 inmates are housed in CoreCivic prisons. But Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-Crosby, said the state should stop […]

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Do You Really Want Common Core Removed? Then Get with it

Do You Really Want Common Core Removed? Then Get with it

on January 17, 2018, 6:26 AM / in Announcements, State News

TN. Alliance of Liberty Groups Patriots: A very concerning debate will take place next Tuesday. PLEASE CALL YOUR SEC Member and Politely Demand that the GOP pull out of supporting this debate with the Democrat Party and make them aware that we want Common Core removed from the State’s Education system. The Event flyer is attached: Find your State Executive […]

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Nashville Mayor ‘Moonbeam’ Megan Barry Attacks President Trump in Speech on MLK Day

Nashville Mayor ‘Moonbeam’ Megan Barry Attacks President Trump in Speech on MLK Day

on January 16, 2018, 8:05 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Star At an event billed to celebrate the life and times of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Nashville Mayor “Moonbeam” Megan Barry went out of her way to blatantly accuse President Trump of racism. In a video clip posted by The Tennessean, Mayor Barry is seen onstage, bundled in black against the frigid afternoon. “You know, this week, we went from whose button is bigger, […]

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Katherlyn Geter seeks Democratic nomination for District 5 seat on Hamilton County Commission

Katherlyn Geter seeks Democratic nomination for District 5 seat on Hamilton County Commission

on January 16, 2018, 8:02 AM / in State News

Katherlyn Geter has announced, according to The Chattanooga Times Free Press, she is seeking the Democratic nomination for the District 5 seat on the Hamilton County Commission. Geter said in a news release she made her announcement on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day “in honor of those that have served and a commitment to continue to advocate for lasting change […]

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Mexican Illegal Alien Terrorist Arrested! Threatened to Murder Greyhound Bus Passengers; Had been deported 5 times!

on January 16, 2018, 7:36 AM / in Opinion, State News

Over a century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt shared his idea of what it means to be an American. And it doesn’t allow for divided loyalty. In 1907,  over 100 years ago, Theodore Roosevelt had this to say: “In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself […]

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Tennessee Bill Would Create Second Amendment Sanctuary

Tennessee Bill Would Create Second Amendment Sanctuary

on January 16, 2018, 7:21 AM / in State News

A bill pending in the Tennessee State House of Representatives would forbid funds from the state being used to enforce federal restrictions on the right to keep and bear arms. Proposed as an amendment to current state law, the legislation (House Bill 1407) “prohibits the expenditure of state or local funds or employees to implement, regulate, or enforce any federal […]

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Navy SEAL Who Lost Eye in Afghanistan Now Battling for U.S. House Seat

Navy SEAL Who Lost Eye in Afghanistan Now Battling for U.S. House Seat

on January 16, 2018, 6:49 AM / in State News

By Natalie Johnson   |   Washington Free Beacon Dan Crenshaw is among nine candidates competing to replace retiring Texas Rep. Ted Poe Retired Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw was serving his third combat tour in June 2012 when he encountered an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan’s deadly Helmand province that took out his right eye and severely damaged his left. Doctors said he’d […]

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SoCal Deputies Discover 12 Starving Siblings Being Held Captive After One Escapes

SoCal Deputies Discover 12 Starving Siblings Being Held Captive After One Escapes

on January 16, 2018, 6:14 AM / in State News

By Beth Baumann  |   TownHall Riverside County, California Sheriff’s Department made a shocking discovery Monday afternoon when they found 12 starving people being held captive in the small town of Perris. The discovery was made after one of the girls, a 17-year-old, escaped, took a cell phone and called 911. She said 12 of her siblings were also being held captive, […]

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Four cops shot in South Carolina, authorities say

Four cops shot in South Carolina, authorities say

on January 16, 2018, 5:59 AM / in State News

Watch the latest video at foxnews.comBy Benjamin Brown   |   Fox News Four South Carolina cops were shot early Tuesday morning while responding to a domestic violence call and a suspect was arrested, authorities said. Deputies were responding to a domestic violence call late Monday evening, but the suspect had already fled the scene on foot by the time authorities arrived, a […]

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Greyhound bus chased by police after illegal immigrant threatens passengers

Greyhound bus chased by police after illegal immigrant threatens passengers

on January 14, 2018, 7:49 AM / in National News, State News

By Nicole Darrah   |   Fox News A man aboard a Greyhound bus who allegedly threatened to shoot and kill fellow passengers on Friday, leading police on a chase that began in Wisconsin and ended in Illinois, is an illegal immigrant, and is now facing terror charges. Police responded to a call around 9:40 p.m. Friday from a bus passenger who claimed […]

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Legislative Update from the Tennessee Eagle Forum… Jan 14, 2018

Legislative Update from the Tennessee Eagle Forum… Jan 14, 2018

on January 14, 2018, 7:39 AM / in Opinion, State News

FOR YOUR PRAYER LIST: The Second session of the 110th General Assembly, the members and their staff really do need your prayers this year. the move to Cordell Hull has been accomplished now but everyone has to get used to the new facility, new schedule, new demands, etc.  In addition, the massive 2018 election cycle is on the horizon and […]

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