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MADISON COUNTY TENNESSEE SECOND AMENDMENT PRESERVATION RESOLUTION

on February 11, 2013, 12:55 PM / in Local News, News, State News

The following resolution will be brought before the full County Commission on  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2013. A resolution, which shall be known and may be cited as the “Second Amendment Preservation Resolution.” To prevent.federal infringement on the right to keep and bear arms; nullifying all federal acts in violation of the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.’ […]

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The Daily Dog Run

The Daily Dog Run

on February 8, 2013, 9:58 AM / in Local News, National News, News, Opinion, State News

Jackson’s City Mayor’s Dead Line Letter Items for the Tuesday, March 5, 2013, City Council Meeting must be submitted in writing by 12 noon on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.  Please note that documentation is required for any agenda item the council is to take action on.  The original should be sent to my office, and 22 copies should be submitted to […]

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Position On an Article V Federal Constitutional Amendment Convention

Position On an Article V Federal Constitutional Amendment Convention

on February 6, 2013, 11:13 AM / in National News, News, State News

The Institute for Principled Policy’s position on the calling of a new Constitutional Convention There is currently a movement in the United States that is gaining a disturbing momentum. The leaders of the movement are agitating state governments to petition Congress to call a new constitutional convention. While groups on the left have been demanding a new convention for the […]

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Memphis International Raceway Announces Partnership with The TN Governor’s Highway Safety Office

on February 6, 2013, 10:25 AM / in NASCAR, News, Sports, State News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Memphis International Raceway Announces Partnership with The TN Governor’s Highway Safety Office February 5, 2013 (Millington, TN) – Memphis International Raceway (MIR) teams up again with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office’s Booze It & Lose It campaign. The Booze It & Lose campaign is designed to reduce impaired driving injuries, fatalities, & associated economic losses. The […]

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Nullification Heats Up Across the Country

on February 4, 2013, 8:01 PM / in National News, News, Opinion, State News

While President Obama travels the country to drum up support for more gun control, the number of county sheriffs proactively standing up to protect their citizens from these new measures grows daily. Former Sheriff Richard Mack’s organization, Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, posts that 262 sheriffs and 6 state sheriffs associations have so far stepped forward (as of Monday […]

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Whats Going on in the Tennessee State House This Week

Whats Going on in the Tennessee State House This Week

on February 3, 2013, 4:12 AM / in News, State News

February 5th 2013 SENATE Committee Calendar Senate  Finance, Ways and Means Taxes SJR0001 (Brian Kelsey) Proposes an amendment to the state Constitution that prohibits the legislature from authorizing any new state or local tax on, or any state or local tax measured by, payroll or earned personal income. Senate Judiciary Guns in Cars SB0142 (Ron Ramsey) / HB0118 (Jeremy Faison)  Allows the […]

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No more decisions behind closed doors!  Let’s get everyone talking about Common Core.

No more decisions behind closed doors! Let’s get everyone talking about Common Core.

on February 2, 2013, 2:55 PM / in Local News, News, Opinion, State News

By Alyson Williams – In the spring of 2011 I received a receipt for the sale of my children.  It came in the form of a flyer that simply notified me that my state and thereby my children’s school would comply with the Common Core. No  other details of the transaction were included. The transaction was  complete, and I had […]

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Study: Lamar! Revealed as South’s Most Heretical GOP Senator

on January 29, 2013, 2:46 PM / in News, State News

Posted  by Steven Hale Our friends at Gannett report today on an independent voting analysis showing that Tennessee’s own U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander sided with President Barack Obama on Senate bills in 2012 more than any other Republican Senator in the South. At a political moment when GOP congressional leaders even rejected an invitation to screen Lincoln, with the president […]

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Training Day Tennessee

on January 28, 2013, 2:56 PM / in Local News, News, State News

Via Adrian Eddleman *The 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment headquartered at Fort Campbell Kentucky will be doing a training operation utilizing helicopters on Monday evening January 28th and Tuesday evening January 29th at the Nashville Expo Center/Tennessee State Fairgrounds around the Brown’s Creek flood plain area. * *We wanted to notify you in order to avoid any concerns that an […]

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New York’s Anti-Prohibitionists Get Day in Court

New York’s Anti-Prohibitionists Get Day in Court

on January 25, 2013, 9:42 AM / in National News, News, State News

Yesterday, a New York court heard the argument by groups opposing the New York City ban on sodas larger than 16 ounces in restaurants and other eateries. Advocates for consumer choice argued that the prohibition was improperly passed, discriminated against particular businesses, and unfairly targeted certain demographics. Our Senior Research Analyst told amNewYork that the ban was improperly approved, and […]

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Top Stories for Today January 24, 2013

Top Stories for Today January 24, 2013

on January 24, 2013, 9:42 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

  GEICO Insurance Cultural Marxist Hypocrisy – Gun Manufacturer Auto Policy Cancelled Because He Is In Firearm Business…. Because he makes gun parts for a living this policy holder received a letter from GEICO cancelling his auto insurance. The letter says his auto insurance is being cancelled because he owns a company that manufactures parts for firearms West Point Terrorism […]

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Discussing TN State Rep. Joe Carr’s Anti-Gun Control Bill

on January 23, 2013, 5:20 PM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Recently you may have heard that TN Rep. Joe Carr introduced HB0042 in the coming session of the 108th Tennessee General Assembly. An unexpected result in filing HB0042 was that it also caught the attention of the liberal national media. I was contacted last Thursday by MSNBC and the producers of Al Sharptons, PoliticsNation talk show. They invited him to do a […]

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Inmates claim Idaho’s largest private prison falsifies staff logs

on January 23, 2013, 10:03 AM / in National News, News, State News

By REBECCA BOONE — The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho ­ Attorneys for inmates at Idaho’s largest private prison say Corrections Corporation of America is falsifying staff logs to hide chronic understaffing. The allegation was raised Friday in an amended lawsuit filed in Boise’s U.S. District Court. Attorneys for the Nashville, Tenn.-based CCA have not yet responded to the amended lawsuit […]

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News from Around the Post January 23rd 2013

News from Around the Post January 23rd 2013

on January 23, 2013, 8:20 AM / in Local News, News, State News

 U.S. tax code longer than the Bible, without good news Your Politicans at work WASHINGTON — Too intimidated to fill out your tax return without help? Join the club. At nearly 4 million words, the U.S. tax law is so thick and complicated that businesses and individuals spend more than 6 billion hours a year complying with filing requirements, according […]

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National School Choice Week celebration

National School Choice Week celebration

on January 22, 2013, 7:54 PM / in Local News, News, State News

Friends, Don’t forget to RSVP to the special event we are co-hosting to kick off National School Choice Week on Tuesday, January 29th from 6:30 to 7:30 at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville (611 Commerce Street). We will hear about the importance of educational choice from Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com, former WNBA star Lisa Leslie, and passionate student […]

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State Representative Joe Carr 48TH Legislative District Lascassas, TN.

on January 19, 2013, 11:37 AM / in Local News, News, State News

State Representative Joe Carr, from Tennessee’s 48th District filed legislation Tuesday, House Bill 0042, that would charge any Federal agent with a Class A Misdemeanor for enforcing or attempting to enforce a federal law, statute, rule, regulation or executive order that bans, restricts or requires the registration of any semi automatic firearm, firearm accessory or ammunition. “In light of recent […]

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Alabama Minuteman News Bulletin

Alabama Minuteman News Bulletin

on January 17, 2013, 8:16 AM / in National News, News, State News

Madison County Alabama Sheriff Blake Dorning appeared on a local TV news broadcast this evening and stated that he swore an oath up to and including giving his life to defend the Constitution of the United States and Constitution of the sovereign State of Alabama and that neither he or any of his Deputies would enforce unconstitutional mandates from the […]

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The Daily Dog Run – Best of the Web

The Daily Dog Run – Best of the Web

on January 16, 2013, 12:21 PM / in Local News, National News, News, Opinion, State News

        “Of those men who have overturned the liberties of republics, the greatest number have begun their career by paying an obsequious court to the people, commencing demagogues and ending tyrants.” Alexander Hamilton   L.A. Mayor: Keep ‘Non-Serious Criminal’ Aliens in U.S.–It Will Make Us Safer (CNSNews.com) – Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, speaking at the National […]

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Planned Parenthood receives record amount of taxpayer support

Planned Parenthood receives record amount of taxpayer support

on January 16, 2013, 7:45 AM / in National News, News, State News

Planned Parenthood reported receiving a record $542 million in taxpayer support in fiscal 2012, marking a steady increase in government funding despite Republican-led efforts at the state and federal levels to cut off that stream. The funding figures were included in the abortion provider’s annual report released Monday. The numbers showed roughly 45 percent of Planned Parenthood’s budget now comes […]

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A new bill exempts ethics disclosure of specific county planning commission members; “Agenda 21” plot suspected

A new bill exempts ethics disclosure of specific county planning commission members; “Agenda 21” plot suspected

on January 14, 2013, 8:49 AM / in News, Opinion, State News

Original Post Just filed in the TN State legislature is a bill that exempts members appointed to specific county planning commissions from having to disclose any potential conflicts of interest to the State Ethics Commission. Besides this obvious and blatant attempt to remove any accountability or transparency, one has to ask “if they have nothing to hide, then why are […]

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