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Socialism in Action

on March 16, 2019, 6:00 AM / in State News

Dear Alumni and Friends,   Thursday was an unforgettable day for me, as I delivered my first “State of the University” address in Nashville. As I reflected on my first 100 days in office, it was overwhelming to see the tremendous support from our standing-room only audience comprised of faculty, staff, students, legislators and friends of UT.   I continue to be […]

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Coburn Lobbies for Constitutional Convention in Kansas

on March 15, 2019, 6:12 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Written by  Steve Byas Former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) spoke to the House Federal and State Affairs Committee of the Kansas House of Representatives on Wednesday as part of his multi-state tour to persuade enough states to petition Congress to hold a National Convention to consider amendments — changes — to the United States Constitution. But Coburn insists that he is not […]

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‘Bomb cyclone’ slams central U.S.

‘Bomb cyclone’ slams central U.S.

on March 14, 2019, 8:20 AM / in National News, State News

A “bomb cyclone” slammed parts of the central U.S. on Wednesday, forcing airlines to cancel more than 1,200 flights at Denver International Airport after a wind gust of 80 miles per hour was reported. A total of 2,700 flights were canceled around the country. A Colorado state trooper was killed when a car lost control in the storm and hit […]

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NYE COUNTY DECLARES ITSELF A 2ND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY, 1ST IN NEVADA

NYE COUNTY DECLARES ITSELF A 2ND AMENDMENT SANCTUARY, 1ST IN NEVADA

on March 14, 2019, 7:46 AM / in National News, State News

H/T to my brother for this item. Rob Lauer | Political Reporter Real estate prices in Nye County may have just gone. Today, Commissioners passed a resolution declaring Nye County a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary and calling on Gov Sisolak to “veto any legislation which infringes on the right of the people to keep and bear arms”. Now 15 out of […]

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GUN STORES REFUSE TO CONDUCT PRIVATE BACKGROUND CHECKS UNDER SB143

GUN STORES REFUSE TO CONDUCT PRIVATE BACKGROUND CHECKS UNDER SB143

on March 14, 2019, 7:43 AM / in State News

We need to have rules that for every ANTI-GUN (ANTI 2nd Amendment) ‘law’ that the politicians have to eliminate their armed security that protects them – personally and professionally.  As long as they maintain THEIR ARMED SECURITY and disarming the citizens – we no longer have a Constitution as they have taken our RIGHTS by legislation which is what this […]

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House Democrats vote to allow illegal immigrants the right to vote

on March 14, 2019, 6:22 AM / in National News, State News

House Democrats voted Friday to allow localities to grant voting privileges to illegal immigrants. They did this by blocking a GOP proposal that would prevent illegals from voting, which is the confusing part. Illegal immigrants voting in US elections is already illegal. It’s like the Republicans proposed a bill making murder illegal. Murder is already illegal! In response to the […]

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Texas senator files measure to turn entire state into a “gun sanctuary,” nullifying ALL federal gun control laws and Dem attempts to subvert the Second Amendment

Texas senator files measure to turn entire state into a “gun sanctuary,” nullifying ALL federal gun control laws and Dem attempts to subvert the Second Amendment

on March 14, 2019, 6:06 AM / in State News

by: JD Heyes |  (Natural News) In October 2017, in direct defiance of POTUS Donald Trump’s efforts to crack down on so-called “sanctuary cities” through the enforcement of all federal immigration laws, then-California Gov. Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation declaring the entire state a sanctuary for illegal aliens. The Democrat super-majority ruling the Golden State celebrated the legislation as a rebuke of the president, […]

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Gov. Gavin Newsom to halt executions in California

on March 13, 2019, 7:55 AM / in State News

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is expected to announce Wednesday that he is placing a moratorium on capital punishment in his state. The move will temporarily grant reprieves to all 737 California inmates awaiting execution, a quarter of those on death row in the U.S. Newsom says capital punishment is “fundamentally immoral” and biased against the mentally ill and people […]

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Firearms Registration Act Introduced in Pennsylvania

Firearms Registration Act Introduced in Pennsylvania

on March 13, 2019, 7:32 AM / in Opinion, State News

by John Crump A new bill introduced in Pennsylvania would establish a gun registry within the state. HB0768 is known as the Firearms Registration Act. The Democrats that introduced the bill were Mary Louise Isaacson (D), Angel Cruz (D), and Mary Jo Daley (D). Last Friday, the General Assembly referred the bill to the committee on judiciary. The bill would require […]

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Financial Crisis Looming for NYC as It Teeters on the Edge of Bankruptcy

Financial Crisis Looming for NYC as It Teeters on the Edge of Bankruptcy

on March 13, 2019, 6:22 AM / in Opinion, State News

Written by  James Murphy According to some financial experts, New York City is currently facing the worst financial situation since February of 1975 when the city, under Democrat Mayor Abraham Beame, literally ran out of money to pay for its operating expenses and was on the verge of declaring bankruptcy. The federal government, under President Gerald Ford, eventually bailed the city […]

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Proposed Ban on Social Media Gun Pictures Proves Gun Control is Total Control

Proposed Ban on Social Media Gun Pictures Proves Gun Control is Total Control

on March 12, 2019, 8:32 AM / in Opinion, State News

by David Codrea (Ammoland.com)- “If you post it on social media, that’s probable cause for us to come get the guns out of your house,” Democrat Florida State Senator Jason Pizzo proclaimed in a Facebook video three years ago. “That’s it. It’s now on you to explain why you have a gun in your house and why it’s on social media…” He was […]

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SF Mayor Breed chooses Manohar Raju as city’s new public defender

on March 12, 2019, 8:26 AM / in State News

A Perfect Choice for San Francisco San Francisco Mayor London Breed has selected Manohar “Mano” Raju as the city’s next public defender, following the death of Jeff Adachi last month. Breed announced the appointment at a private meeting early Monday with the staff of the public defender’s office. Multiple people present said the announcement was met with a standing ovation for […]

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Nominating commission submits shortlist for Arizona Supreme Court vacancy

on March 12, 2019, 8:15 AM / in State News

On March 1, the same day Justice John Pelander retired, the Arizona Commission on Appellate Court Appointments submitted a shortlist of five potential Arizona Supreme Court replacements to Gov. Doug Ducey (R). The commission narrowed the list to five after interviewing 11 candidates over the last month. The nominating commission is a 15-member body. It is chaired by Chief Justice […]

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National Police Defense Foundation Calls Upon FBI, Elected Officials to Probe Conviction of Former Shelby County Officer

National Police Defense Foundation Calls Upon FBI, Elected Officials to Probe Conviction of Former Shelby County Officer

on March 12, 2019, 7:31 AM / in Opinion, State News

WHY WAS EARLEY STORY CHARGED WITH A CRIME? by Sharon Rondeau  |  The Post & Mail The National Police Defense Foundation (NPDF) on Sunday issued a press release requesting the launch of an FBI investigation into the 1999 conviction of former Shelby County, TN Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) Sgt. Earley Story on a drug charge. Founded in 1995 by Joseph Occhipinti, a nationally- and […]

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Ocasio-Cortez’s failed company is a tax deadbeat: warrant filed over unpaid taxes to New York State

Ocasio-Cortez’s failed company is a tax deadbeat: warrant filed over unpaid taxes to New York State

on March 12, 2019, 7:27 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

By Thomas Lifson  |  American Thinker Despite being the object of a huge amount of media attention, few people seem to know that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tried to be an entrepreneur and fell flat on her face. Her media pals certainly have no interest in publicizing the fact the she embraced socialism after she proved to be utterly, embarrassingly  incompetent at  earning […]

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He’s a Frothy little Monkey, isn’t he?

He’s a Frothy little Monkey, isn’t he?

on March 12, 2019, 6:37 AM / in Opinion, State News

From Rocky Top Politics Attention whore Justin Jones, gets his feelings hurt. Good. Not satisfied with his previous attempts to become a liberal martyr, Justin Jones (aka Jussie Smollett fanboy) personally assaulted Speaker of the House Glen Casada a few days ago.  He was promptly arrested for throwing a cup of Frothy Monkey coffee on Casada and others when officers […]

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Legislative Report for March 8, 2019 and Calendar for week of March 11, 2019

on March 11, 2019, 8:22 AM / in State News

Tennessee Firearms Association There are several bills which have had activity during the week of March 4, 2019 and which are scheduled to be heard during the week of March 11, 2019. Please see the full PDF reports (links on TFA website) for more details. SB594/HB712 this is an important technical fix to the definition of a “firearm” under Tennessee […]

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School Choice Battles Are Brewing: Tax Incentives for School Choice

on March 11, 2019, 8:20 AM / in State News

Across the nation, some battle lines are being drawn between teacher unions and politicians over and what some call education reforms. Last week, hundreds of Kentucky public school teachers called in sick to protest a bill that would restructure the state’s exorbitant pension fund. The mass “sick leave” protest forced six Kentucky school districts to close. This week, Bluegrass State […]

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Read more: https://www.ammoland.com/2019/03/washington-state-governor-presidential-candidate-threatens-gun-dealers/#ixzz5hrbqcf00  Under Creative Commons License: Attribution  Follow us: @Ammoland on Twitter | Ammoland on Facebook  Washington State Governor & Presidential Candidate Threatens Gun Dealers

Read more: https://www.ammoland.com/2019/03/washington-state-governor-presidential-candidate-threatens-gun-dealers/#ixzz5hrbqcf00 Under Creative Commons License: Attribution Follow us: @Ammoland on Twitter | Ammoland on Facebook Washington State Governor & Presidential Candidate Threatens Gun Dealers

on March 11, 2019, 6:57 AM / in State News

Washington State Governor and Presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is sending threatening letters to gun dealers across the state. The Evergreen State recently passed some of the strongest gun control measures in the United States. This new law is known as Initiative 1639. It is so extreme that a lot of Washington State sheriffs and police chiefs are refusing to enforce it because of […]

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Two former city council members face off in Phoenix mayoral runoff

on March 11, 2019, 6:44 AM / in State News

Ballotpedia reports that the North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District election isn’t the only race from 2018 that hasn’t been decided. There’s a runoff election Tuesday which concludes last year’s mayoral race in Phoenix. Former Phoenix City Council members Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela are running in the mayoral election. Former Mayor Greg Stanton resigned the office to run for Congress […]

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