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THE ISLAMIC MOSQUEING OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN AMERICA

THE ISLAMIC MOSQUEING OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN AMERICA

on September 23, 2015, 6:42 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Bradlee Dean Schools in Tennessee are attempting to force students to declare Allah to be the supreme god. Maury County parents are expressing their outrage against a textbook’s recounting of Muhammad being a prophet inspired by Allah. Brandee Porterfield has expressed her anger toward aspect of the textbook, saying: “I have big problem with that. From a historical point […]

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TN Lawmakers Declare Independence from Judicial Tyranny

TN Lawmakers Declare Independence from Judicial Tyranny

on September 22, 2015, 8:16 AM / in State News

By: Bryan Fischer  /  afa Two Tennessee lawmakers are showing the rest of the United States the way to strike a lethal blow against the judicial tyranny of the Supreme Court. Here is how it’s done: by states with marriage amendments declaring the Court’s ruling on sodomy-based marriage null and void. The Constitution is utterly silent on the subject of […]

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ACLU challenges validity of Kentucky clerk’s altered marriage licenses

ACLU challenges validity of Kentucky clerk’s altered marriage licenses

on September 22, 2015, 7:26 AM / in State News

American Civil Liberties Union lawyers on Monday asked a court to make Rowan County, Kentucky, Clerk Kim Davis reissue altered marriage licenses her office has granted to same-sex couples. Davis spent five days in jail for denying gay couples licenses, citing “God’s authority.” Her deputies began issuing licenses while she was in jail. When she returned to work, Davis began […]

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Courts call the shots for budget-less Illinois

Courts call the shots for budget-less Illinois

on September 21, 2015, 8:02 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

In other words, why the courts shouldn’t be in control of the checkbook! By Karen Pierog   /  Reuters CHICAGO (Reuters) – Caught in a political stalemate that has forced it to operate for nearly three months without a budget, Illinois’ spending decisions are increasingly being made by courts and at a rate that is further deepening the state’s fiscal woes. […]

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3 injured in Alabama church shooting

3 injured in Alabama church shooting

on September 21, 2015, 7:24 AM / in State News

An Alabama church was the site of a shooting that left three people injured and a suspect in custody, according to the Associated Press. The victims were a woman, an infant and a pastor inside the Oasis Church in East Selma, Ala. Police have arrested James Minter for the shootings. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson told the Associated Press […]

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Bradley County Schools Director Cash says “information about Islam is “just a tool” teachers can use.

on September 20, 2015, 7:35 AM / in Opinion, State News

This is important information.  You had better know what your children/grandchildren are being taught in their schools. Special Thanks to Sue for sending this…. Bradley County News 5 pillars of Islam, bRADLEY COUNTY NEWS, Bradley county schools, Common Core, curriculum, Islam, jihad, Linda Cash, Murray County Schools, School board, Shahada, Standards, Tennessee Christian Preparatory School, tool The Cleveland Bradley Ministerial […]

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Ingram hired: Jeb! is Toast!

Ingram hired: Jeb! is Toast!

on September 19, 2015, 7:30 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

By Writer  /  Rocky Top Tom Ingram has joined the Jeb! Bush campaign. The death watch for Jeb’s! presidential prospects has now officially begun. Fresh from spending Charles Robert Bone’s millions in his failed attempt to elect a Nashville mayor, Ingram has joined the legions of consultants who are sucking on the teat of Bush’s $100 million+ campaign fund. Ingram […]

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AG says ‘Stop Obamacare Act’ is valid to stop Insure TN

on September 19, 2015, 6:36 AM / in State News

By Tom Humphrey  /  Knoxblogs.com Special Thanks to Kathy for the heads up…. Attorney General Herbert Slatery has opined that a law passed by the General Assembly that forbids Medicaid expansion without legislative approval is valid. The opinion (HERE) was requested by Senate Democratic Cause Chairman Jeff Yarbro, a supporter of Gov. Bill Haslam’s Insure Tennessee plan that failed in […]

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Most oppose new public records charges in Tennessee hearings

Most oppose new public records charges in Tennessee hearings

on September 17, 2015, 9:40 AM / in State News

NASHVILLE (AP) – Lawmakers are asking taxpayers to weigh in on a proposal to charge people to view public records, and the taxpayers’ response so far is clear: No. The meetings were organized by the state Office of Open Records Counsel at the behest of lawmakers who want to change the current law that allows custodians to charge for copies […]

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Bob Corker comes up short.

Bob Corker comes up short.

on September 17, 2015, 9:27 AM / in Opinion, State News

By paddle faster Sen. Bob Corker has been taking a national pounding from conservative Republicans. And IOHO, it is well-deserved. Corker’s Iran bill was, from the start, a surrendering of power to the executive branch by the Senate. Corker, having drank a couple gallons of the bi-partisan Kool-aid, was completely snookered by Obama and Congressional Democrats. Allowing them to define […]

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Islamophobia Makes Tennessee Unsafe (part 3 of 4)

Islamophobia Makes Tennessee Unsafe (part 3 of 4)

on September 17, 2015, 8:53 AM / in Opinion, State News

By tn Council 4 political justice The ACMCU/ISPU November Targeting Meeting, cont’d The November meeting’s moderator was Dalia Mogahed, co-author of Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think, with ACMCU director Esposito. Like Espositio, she is a defender of Muslim Brotherhood groups like CAIR. In 2009 Obama appointed Mogahed to his Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships […]

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Mayor of nation’s capital shocks: ‘This is a BFD’

Mayor of nation’s capital shocks: ‘This is a BFD’

on September 17, 2015, 7:36 AM / in National News, State News

“And she is right it is a BFD” A plan to have Washington, D.C. taxpayers pay for 90 percent of a sports complex “is a BFD,” the mayor of the nation’s capital said. Mayor Muriel Bowser used the shocking phrase in describing her bid to build a facility to be used by the NBA’s Wizards and Mystics, the women’s professional […]

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Nanny of the Week: Alabama town considering banning saggy pants, mini skirts and more

Nanny of the Week: Alabama town considering banning saggy pants, mini skirts and more

on September 16, 2015, 8:54 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Eric Boehm   /  Alabama Watchdog Dadeville, Alabama won’t be the first town to try banning saggy pants. But it would likely be the first town to double-down on the idea of banning low-hanging pants by going after mini skirts, short shorts and other articles of clothing that don’t meet with the approval of some members of the City Council — […]

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California Assembly Gives in to Bullying; Cops Continue to Abuse Forfeiture Laws

California Assembly Gives in to Bullying; Cops Continue to Abuse Forfeiture Laws

on September 16, 2015, 8:50 AM / in National News, State News

by Alice Greene  /  The Post The California Assembly put a stop to legislation last Thursday that would have fixed a worrying loophole in the state’s laws on civil asset forfeiture. The legislation, called SB 443, would have prevented California cops from taking advantage of and profiting from the federal government’s awful forfeiture laws. California’s forfeiture laws require “clear and […]

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Harrison Out?

Harrison Out?

on September 16, 2015, 8:34 AM / in State News

By paddle faster Rumors are rampant around the LP (Legislative Plaza) that Rep. Mike Harrison (R-Rogersville) is looking to make an exit from the state legislature.  And it may come sooner rather than later. The controversial chairman of the House Finance Subcommittee is said to be tired of schlepping back and forth to Nashville and is looking for another job that […]

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Mississippi AG candidates trade barbs over public corruption fight

Mississippi AG candidates trade barbs over public corruption fight

on September 16, 2015, 8:27 AM / in State News

Mississippi’s general election, set for Nov. 3, should see runaway races at the top of the ticket, and a chance for the Republican Party to make a clean sweep if it can retake the office of the state’s highest law enforcement officer. The Democratic Party has a truck driver, Robert Gray, running against incumbent Gov. Phil Bryant. A former GOP […]

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Kentucky clerk does not block gay marriages, but questions their validity

on September 15, 2015, 9:09 AM / in State News

Here is an interesting question…… Kim Davis returned to her job as clerk of Rowan County, Kentucky, on Monday for the first time since being jailed for five days over her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Davis said her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian still prevent her from personally issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. She said […]

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Suspected Mississippi college gunman kills himself

Suspected Mississippi college gunman kills himself

on September 15, 2015, 9:03 AM / in State News

Shannon Lamb, the suspect in the shooting death of a Delta State University history professor, was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound Monday night. Police had been following Lamb, 45, when he took off on foot, and apparently shot himself. Lamb was named a “person of interest” shortly after history professor Ethan Schmidt was found shot to death […]

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Rocky Top Politics hits a milestone.

Rocky Top Politics hits a milestone.

on September 14, 2015, 9:41 AM / in National News, State News

Rocky Top hits 250,000 reads… Good for Them….. That’s how many of your desperate political junkies have tuned in to our humble little website since we launched last year.  Not bad, considering we rarely publish on the weekends and the holidays (which includes Christmas, Thanksgiving, Arbor Day, Flag Day and National Pumpkin Week).  And we never, ever publish unless at […]

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Time to move? California has already passed legislation that will require homeowners to spend an average of $58,000 to retrofit each and every home and rental, new or existing, over the next few years.

on September 14, 2015, 9:29 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Special Thanks To Kirk for the Heads Up…..

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