Opinion

Are You Free Yet? Part 7

Are You Free Yet? Part 7

on April 20, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

They have regular moments of radical honesty. A man attended a meeting where the guest lecturer was extremely long-winded. When the listener could stand it no longer, he got up and slipped out a side door. In the corridor he met a friend who asked, “Has he finished yet?” “Yes,” the man replied, “he’s been through for a long time, […]

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The Man Who Fired The Shot Heard ‘Round The World

The Man Who Fired The Shot Heard ‘Round The World

on April 20, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

This Sunday, April 19, was rightly identified as “Patriots’ Day.” In truth, April 19, 1775, should be regarded as important a date to Americans as July 4, 1776. It’s a shame that we don’t celebrate Patriots’ Day as enthusiastically as we do Independence Day. It’s even more shameful that many Americans don’t remember what happened on this day back in […]

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A Corrupt Tax, and they know it.

A Corrupt Tax, and they know it.

on April 19, 2017, 2:38 PM / in Opinion

Boss Doss tells Taxpayers:  “Bend over.” By Rocky Top Politics In what has to be the most egregious and corrupt conflict-of-interest of the year, Barry “Boss” Doss is trying to jam through Haslam’s gas tax despite the state sitting on a $2 billion surplus. In an administration that has become legendary for it’s “crony capitalism” and sweetheart deals for favored […]

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Obama promoted LGBT at Easter Egg Roll. Trump defended the family instead

Obama promoted LGBT at Easter Egg Roll. Trump defended the family instead

on April 19, 2017, 6:55 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Peter LaBarbera (LifeSiteNews) — Most people think of the annual White House Easter Egg Roll as a special event for children, but under the Obama presidency, it took on a dual political purpose as another excuse to promote sexually aberrant “LGBT” lifestyles and “gay parenting.” That didn’t happen this year at the first official Easter Egg Roll held under […]

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AP Edits Fresno Killer To Erase Islam Reference, Implicate God

AP Edits Fresno Killer To Erase Islam Reference, Implicate God

on April 19, 2017, 6:51 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Jay Caruso  /   RedState The Associated Press may want to reconsider the publication of their stylebook if they’re choosing to fake translate words in order to score political points. Which is what they just did on a huge story, where the words matter a great deal. For comparison, here is how a local ABC affiliate reported on the story: […]

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Are You Free Yet? Part 6

Are You Free Yet? Part 6

on April 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

They’ve faced their own mortality and they face it constantly, just as Christ did Paul affirmed that the Lord alone is the source of immortality (1 Tim. 6:16). He is everlasting in His character and actions. For human beings, however, death is universal, inevitable, and ultimately leads to judgment (Heb. 9:27). This is all a result of our sin, and […]

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Trump’s Strange Reversal on Ex-Im Bank: Names One Opposed to It to Run It?

Trump’s Strange Reversal on Ex-Im Bank: Names One Opposed to It to Run It?

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

When Representative Justin Amash (R-Mich.) learned on Friday that President Trump intended to resuscitate the Export-Import Bank by naming two people to its board (it has been limping along with just three out of five board members present), he nailed it, tweeting, “ExIm corporate welfare bank is the symbol of D.C. cronyism. It steals from taxpayers to subsidize big corporations. […]

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Are You Free Yet? Part 5

Are You Free Yet? Part 5

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

People that are free, well they are comfortable being uncomfortable. They are people who have let go of their slavery. These people are not just successful, they are significant. They act out of their unknowing. They have faith Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the great London preacher, found in Noah’s life the principle that “every act of faith condemns the world.” “By […]

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Sniffing out a good story…

Sniffing out a good story…

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Rocky Top Politics Why does the news media keep giving itself awards? Because they can… In their annual rite of navel-gazing and self-congratulatory adoration, the state’s MSM recently selected one of their own (the Associated Press) to decide which of them was professionally the prettiest. In the category of Best Political Investigative Journalism, the AP gave the award to the […]

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Do Trump’s Flip Flops Reflect Lack of Constitutional Understanding?

Do Trump’s Flip Flops Reflect Lack of Constitutional Understanding?

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

The mainstream media have rejoiced because they perceive that President Donald Trump has abandoned policies and changed long-held positions that they have considered anathema. Politico said the president has “demonstrated an incredible willingness to bend his past positions, or abandon them entirely. Sometimes he offers an explanation; sometimes not.” CNN called them “stunning U-turns on key issues” reflecting “extraordinary political […]

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War Cries Drown Out ‘America First’

War Cries Drown Out ‘America First’

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

“Why would I call China a currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem?” tweeted President Donald Trump on Easter Sunday. Earlier, after discovering “great chemistry” with Chinese President Xi Jinping over “the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake” at Mar-a-Lago, Trump had confided, “I explained … that a trade deal with the U.S. will […]

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The Political Press is Desperate for a Democrat Win in Georgia Today

The Political Press is Desperate for a Democrat Win in Georgia Today

on April 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

By Erick Erickson   /   The Resurgent All over the internet, liberal reporters are positively giddy at the thought that Jon Ossoff could win in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District today. But it is not going to happen, though you’d have a hard time believing it based on media coverage. Jon Ossoff has given the political press thigh sweats as they […]

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Lois Lerner , asking a judge to seal her forthcoming deposition

Lois Lerner , asking a judge to seal her forthcoming deposition

on April 17, 2017, 7:22 AM / in National News, Opinion

Embattled ex-IRS executive Lois Lerner was in federal court last week, asking a judge to seal her forthcoming deposition due to the inflammatory nature of her testimony. Lerner told the judge that if her actions at the IRS were to become public knowledge, she could face death threats from angry Americans – particularly those on the conservative side of the […]

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Why The Hell Do Americans Put Up With This Year After Year?

Why The Hell Do Americans Put Up With This Year After Year?

on April 17, 2017, 6:42 AM / in Opinion

“We’re confiscating property now…That’s socialism. It’s written into the Communist  Manifesto. Maybe we ought to see that every person who gets a tax return receives a copy of the Communist Manifesto with it so he can see what’s happening to him.” T. Coleman Andrews, May 25, 1956, U.S. News & World Report, Commissioner of the IRS for 33 months under […]

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Tennessee Eagle Forum’s Legislative Update, April 15, 2017

Tennessee Eagle Forum’s Legislative Update, April 15, 2017

on April 17, 2017, 6:28 AM / in Opinion, State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go […]

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Are You Free Yet? Part 4

Are You Free Yet? Part 4

on April 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

What type of people, do you think, are free from fear, the fear of death? What could they possible be like? I believe that they are the ones that have left wage slavery and are on the frontier. They don’t just take “calculated” risks. They are vision driven. They see time for what it is – a gift that presents itself bit […]

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Gannet Spreading the “Slime” from paper to paper hoping it will solidify: Muslims, LGBT advocates prepare to fight Mark Green’s nomination as Army secretary

on April 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

State Sen. Mark Green is facing more opposition over his nomination to become Army secretary. A Muslim advocacy group announced last week it will oppose Green’s nomination because of past statements he made that the organization considers derogatory toward the Islamic faith and its followers. “His Islamophobic, anti-Muslim comments demonstrate he is not able to lead a diverse, modern Army that includes […]

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Are You Free Yet? Part 3

Are You Free Yet? Part 3

on April 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Death comes to us all. That’s right, we all end up dead, it’s only just a question of how and why. When I was about 8 years old, I tried to deny the reality of death. It happened at my aunt’s (my father’s sister) funeral. Seeing her lifeless body in the casket, I recall thinking, If that should ever happen […]

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Death Came to Visit

Death Came to Visit

on April 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

By Erick Erickson   /   The Resurgent  One thousand nine hundred eighty-four years ago, the sky went dark, the earth quaked and a man died on a cross. Martin Luther said that at that moment Jesus was the greatest sinner to ever live. All the sins of the believers in the past, present and future were piled on him […]

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Dwyer: Stealing America From Americans

Dwyer: Stealing America From Americans

on April 15, 2017, 7:59 AM / in Opinion

Each and EVERY person from Obama on down to the guy who fired the shot – all those who participated in any way in the Fast & Furious operation, and those who knew but remained silent – should be charged with Aiding & Abetting in Brian Terry’s murder.  If anyone of them had stepped forward or never issued the operation […]

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