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Potentially illegal text messages attack Randy Boyd, Bill Lee as early voting begins

Potentially illegal text messages attack Randy Boyd, Bill Lee as early voting begins

on July 14, 2018, 6:22 PM / in State News

As Tennesseans prepared head to the polls this week for the start of early voting, some residents are reporting receiving potentially illegal text messages that are attacking Republican gubernatorial candidates Randy Boyd and Bill Lee. The text messages, copies of which were obtained by the USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee, appear to come from a Tennessee-based phone number. The text message attacks against Lee have been […]

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Obama’s Great Legacy: The Destruction of the Protestant Church

Obama’s Great Legacy: The Destruction of the Protestant Church

on July 14, 2018, 5:47 PM / in National News, State News

by Holly Meyer, Nashville Tennessean Episcopal Church says all same-sex couples can now marry in their home churches The Episcopal Church removed restrictions on same-sex marriage Friday, making it so all couples can wed where they worship. While they are already permitted across much of the Episcopal Church, the bishops in Middle Tennessee and seven other U.S. dioceses had not permitted religious wedding ceremonies for gay and […]

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The Last Days of Iron Mountain?

The Last Days of Iron Mountain?

on July 14, 2018, 7:31 AM / in State News

Accidently came across this long article this afternoon and it brought back so many memories of Chuck Pillon from many years back.  Back when he was still a member of the Seattle PD and was investigating the huge child sex trafficking ring he discovered in his work.  He used to be a frequent guest on the old KVI Mike Siegel […]

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New Jersey Gun ‘Appeasement’ Still Results in Citizen Disarmament

New Jersey Gun ‘Appeasement’ Still Results in Citizen Disarmament

on July 14, 2018, 6:43 AM / in State News

by David Codrea USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “To appease everybody, I had my firearms stored someplace else,” New Jersey gun owner and Army veteran Leonard Cottrell Jr. told New Jersey 101.5 after a June 14 visit from State Police,. “That way, during the course of the investigation, my son doesn’t have access to them and it’s on neutral ground and everything and everybody’s happy.” Cottrell was […]

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For Those That Believe We Have An UnEqual Justice….

For Those That Believe We Have An UnEqual Justice….

on July 14, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, State News

Steven Hale wrote an interesting report on the history of Tennessee’s Electric Chair in the Nashville Scene and its use in the last 100 years. We have duplicated the report here because of its historical value. 100 years after its first use, Tennessee’s electric chair remains the state’s most prolific killer The Chair The ghosts of Tennessee’s electric chair far […]

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Government reopens Emmet Till murder investigation after 63 years

Government reopens Emmet Till murder investigation after 63 years

on July 13, 2018, 7:40 AM / in National News, State News

The federal government has reopened the investigation into the murder of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American boy whose mutilated body was left in Mississippi’s Tallahatchie River in 1955 in one of the most notorious racist killings of the Jim Crow-era Deep South. Two men, Roy Bryant and J.W. Milam, both white, were prosecuted but acquitted by an all-white jury after […]

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If you don’t vote, don’t complain……………

on July 12, 2018, 8:28 AM / in State News

“Now more than ever before, the people are responsible for the character of the Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness, and corruption. If it be intelligent, brave, and pure, it is because the people demand these high qualities to represent them in the national legislature….If the next centennial does […]

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Gun Rights Groups Sue Calif. Attorney General Xavier Becerra & CA DOJ

Gun Rights Groups Sue Calif. Attorney General Xavier Becerra & CA DOJ

on July 12, 2018, 6:55 AM / in State News

Gun Rights Groups Sue California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, DOJ in New Lawsuit Over “Assault Weapon Registration Disasters” California – -(Ammoland.com)- Today, attorneys for three gun owners and four civil rights organizations filed a new lawsuit and petition for writ of mandate that claims California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and his Department of Justice (DOJ) violated their civil rights protected under the […]

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In four weeks, Missouri will vote on the future of right-to-work in the state

In four weeks, Missouri will vote on the future of right-to-work in the state

on July 11, 2018, 7:44 AM / in State News

Missouri voters will decide on an August 7 ballot measure shaping the future of right-to-work in their state. A right-to-work law, Senate Bill 19 (SB 19) has been on hold since it was passed in 2017. Voting “yes” on Proposition A would uphold the right-to-work law to mandate that no person can be required to pay dues to a labor […]

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State of New Jersey Subsidizes Local News, While Tennessee Star Thrives in Free Market

State of New Jersey Subsidizes Local News, While Tennessee Star Thrives in Free Market

on July 9, 2018, 7:28 AM / in State News

During Friday’s Gill Report, broadcast live on WETR 92.3 FM in Knoxville, Steve Gill contemplated the decline of the main stream news outfits and New Jersey’s new found attempt at a tax payer funded media. “Unless you’ve been living in a cave somewhere, you probably have noticed that the main stream media is well, running down the tubes,” said Gill; noting, “Newspapers are […]

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Tennessee county Dems, NAACP sue to open early voting sites

Tennessee county Dems, NAACP sue to open early voting sites

on July 9, 2018, 7:24 AM / in State News

The arrogance never ends………….. This report via the AP states that Democrats in Tennessee’s largest county and the local NAACP are suing to try to open more early voting sites. According to The Commercial Appeal, the Shelby County Democratic Party and the Memphis NAACP sued the Shelby County Election Commission in separate chancery court lawsuits Friday. They argue having only three […]

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Legally Armed Teachers Explain Why They Carry Guns in Their Schools

Legally Armed Teachers Explain Why They Carry Guns in Their Schools

on July 9, 2018, 6:35 AM / in National News, State News

‘Why do teachers have to die protecting their students? Why can’t we live protecting our students?’ By Stephen Gutowski  |  The Washington Free Beacon In the weeks and months since the school shootings in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas, the debate over whether teachers should be able to carry firearms in schools has received a great deal of attention. A […]

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Wallace’s Family Foundation Gave Away Millions, But Not One Penny for His Own District

Wallace’s Family Foundation Gave Away Millions, But Not One Penny for His Own District

on July 9, 2018, 6:30 AM / in State News

Scott Wallace’s family foundation steered millions to anti-Israel, environmental, left-wing groups BY: Joe Schoffstall  |   The Washington Free Beacon A wealthy Democratic congressional candidate’s family foundation that was criticized for giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to anti-Israel groups has not given money to any organizations or charities located in the district he’s seeking to represent, according to a review of […]

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Delaware: Legislature Adjourns from its 2018 Legislative Session

Delaware: Legislature Adjourns from its 2018 Legislative Session

on July 9, 2018, 6:18 AM / in State News

Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- July 1st, the Delaware General Assembly adjourned from their 2018 Legislative Session. Anti-gun legislators and Governor Carney worked hard this session in an attempt to impose extreme anti-gun legislation onto law-abiding Delaware gun owners.  Thankfully when the gavel finally fell, those gun control measure had failed to garner enough votes to make it to Governor Carney’s desk.  A few […]

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Tennessee Rep. Ron Lollar dies at age 69

Tennessee Rep. Ron Lollar dies at age 69

on July 7, 2018, 7:34 AM / in State News

SHELBY COUNTY —Tennessee Republican State Representative Ron Lollar died suddenly. Lollar, 69, represented District 99 in Shelby County. Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Scott Golden released this statement on his passing: “I was saddened to hear of the passing of my friend Ron Lollar. He was a wonderful man that loved people and did a fantastic job representing Shelby County in […]

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Police: Man found with nearly 60 pounds of marijuana at Nashville airport

Police: Man found with nearly 60 pounds of marijuana at Nashville airport

on July 7, 2018, 7:31 AM / in State News

NASHVILLE — A California man was arrested after allegedly being caught with nearly 60 pounds of marijuana at the Nashville International Airport. According to the police report, a K-9 officer detected the smell of narcotics coming from the man’s luggage on Thursday. Jose Medina Ayala, 23, reportedly admitted the luggage was his and allowed officers to search his belongings. Police […]

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Be Wary of Politicians Bearing Endorsements

on July 6, 2018, 9:11 PM / in Opinion, State News

By David Fowler |  FACT I just gave some friends advice on deciding whom to vote for. One of my suggestions was not to give too much credence to endorsements by “political personalities.” One of the reasons I don’t give them much weight is demonstrated by the endorsement of Randy Boyd by my friend Mike Huckabee, former governor of Arkansas. […]

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Judge: Tennessee can’t revoke driver’s licenses from people who can’t pay court costs

on July 5, 2018, 8:33 AM / in State News

It’s unconstitutional for the state of Tennessee to continue revoking driver’s licenses from people who can’t pay court costs, a federal judge determined Monday. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Aleta Trauger will have broad national and state ramifications, said Claudia Wilner, a senior attorney with the National Center for Law and Economic Justice in New York City who worked on the case. Calling […]

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Katelyn Campbell’s body was Found

Katelyn Campbell’s body was Found

on July 5, 2018, 8:21 AM / in Local News, State News

TENNESSEE RIVER — Decatur County Sheriff Keith Byrd confirmed at a press conference Monday afternoon searchers discovered the body of Katelyn Campbell a few hundred yards downstream from the Alvin C. York Bridge over the Tennessee River. Campbell, 19, was from Jack’s Creek in Chester County. Two teenage boys said Campbell fell from the maintenance catwalk just under the bridge […]

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The Blind leading the Blind: Immigration activist arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty pedestal

The Blind leading the Blind: Immigration activist arrested after scaling Statue of Liberty pedestal

on July 5, 2018, 7:21 AM / in State News

New York police officers arrested a woman who climbed onto the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty on Wednesday to protest the Trump administration’s separation of undocumented migrant families at the Mexican border. Seven other protesters were arrested earlier on the Fourth of July after they unfurled a banner reading “Abolish ICE” at the base of the statue. The protesters […]

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