Opinion

Giving “Fake News” a bad name.

Giving “Fake News” a bad name.

on July 15, 2017, 7:43 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Rocky Top Politics Okay, now they have resorted to just making stuff up and calling it “news.” In an astonishing article, the politically compromised liberal political reporters at The TennessCNN  simply parroted a news release from the state Democratic party chair, Mary “Batshit Crazy” Mancini, in which they voiced dismay that a Tennessee state senator had a private meeting with […]

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Feds Use Arts Funding to Subsidize Billion-Dollar Nonprofits

Feds Use Arts Funding to Subsidize Billion-Dollar Nonprofits

on July 15, 2017, 7:23 AM / in National News, Opinion

Cactus dances, Christopher Columbus assassination plays receive taxpayer funding BY: Elizabeth Harrington  /  Washington Free Beacon The National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities is giving millions of taxpayer dollars to nonprofits with assets of over $1 billion. OpenTheBooks.com, a transparency watchdog group, released a report this week highlighting egregious examples of arts funding going towards museums, universities, and nonprofit organizations that hardly […]

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Donald Trump’s Very Own Big, Fat, Ugly Bubble

Donald Trump’s Very Own Big, Fat, Ugly Bubble

on July 15, 2017, 7:12 AM / in National News, Opinion

By David Stockman  /   David Stockman’s Contra Corner The overwhelming source of what ails America economically is domiciled in the Eccles Building. During the past three decades the Federal Reserve has fostered destructive financial mutations on Wall Street and Main Street and among the household, business and government sectors of the national economy alike. These Bubble Finance polices have fueled an […]

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Christian War Fever

Christian War Fever

on July 15, 2017, 6:48 AM / in Opinion

Some time ago, Laurence Vance published a compilation of excerpts from the famed British Baptist pastor, Charles Spurgeon, on the subject of the proper Christian attitude regarding war and peace. These sermon excerpts are as germane to Americans today as they were to the citizens of Great Britain in the mid to late 1800’s when Spurgeon delivered them. I tried […]

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Russia Baiters and Putin Haters

Russia Baiters and Putin Haters

on July 15, 2017, 6:44 AM / in Opinion

“Is Russia an enemy of the United States?” NBC’s Kasie Hunt demanded of Ted Cruz. Replied the runner-up for the GOP nomination, “Russia is a significant adversary. Putin is a KGB thug.” To Hillary Clinton running mate Tim Kaine, the revelation that Donald Trump Jr., entertained an offer from the Russians for dirt on Clinton could be considered “treason.” Treason […]

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Chuck Muth July 14th 2017

Chuck Muth July 14th 2017

on July 14, 2017, 3:22 PM / in Opinion

* OK, so ISIS – which takes great pride and pleasure in blowing up innocent civilians, including teenage girls attending a concert, in addition to raping women, making them slaves and cutting off people’s heads – has been driven out of Mosul, Iraq. In the process, some Iraqi liberators have allegedly been tossing ISIS barbarians off buildings and riddling their […]

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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, 2017, 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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States Should Move Away from Grocery Taxes

on July 14, 2017, 5:55 AM / in Opinion

By the Heartland Institute Grocery taxes are controversial and can have a dramatic effect on families by making food purchases more expensive and procuring healthy foods more difficult. Many states have moved away from these taxes because they place an unnecessary burden on lower-income people. However, 13 states and many localities continue to tax the sale of groceries. Since 1998, […]

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The Gathering Storm

on July 12, 2017, 9:40 AM / in Opinion

Larry Taunton is a former history teacher who has set up an apologetics ministry in Birmingham, AL,  that has had an impact both by sponsoring debates and by mentoring young people. This is short and profound. The whole article, written some time ago, is here because I can’t find it on the internet any longer. It is well worth reading. […]

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Americans Wary Of Mueller Investigation’s Conflicts Of Interest: IBD/TIPP Poll

Americans Wary Of Mueller Investigation’s Conflicts Of Interest: IBD/TIPP Poll

on July 12, 2017, 7:59 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Terry Jones   /   Investor’s Business Daily Is Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation in trouble? Officially, the answer is no. But the results of a new IBD/TIPP Poll suggest that many Americans are highly skeptical of both Mueller and the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in last year’s election. Mueller was named to be special counsel after […]

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Facebook cowers and complies with sharia

Facebook cowers and complies with sharia

on July 12, 2017, 7:19 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

By Thomas Lifson   /   American Thinker Facebook has become the dominant force in the distribution of news in the United States, making it powerful beyond the dreams of Edward Bernays. If Facebook determines that a source of news is to be shunned, the results can be catastrophic, effectively silencing the voice involved just as surely as cutting off the loudspeakers at […]

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H.R. McMaster’s own ‘Dereliction of Duty’

H.R. McMaster’s own ‘Dereliction of Duty’

on July 12, 2017, 6:46 AM / in Opinion

Trump national security adviser defects  By Bruce Fein  /  Washington Times National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is guilty of the same deceits, expediencies and tergiversations for which he sharply rebuked our military leadership during the Vietnam War in “Dereliction of Duty.” Mr. Master’s defection from his own gospel to the catechisms of the multi-trillion dollar military-industrial-counterterrorism complex was no aberration. John Kerry began […]

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Greed in Health Care

Greed in Health Care

on July 12, 2017, 6:32 AM / in Opinion

By Renee Garfinkel  /  Washington Times There’s an infection in our health care system and its name is greed. Greed is seldom mentioned in the waterfall of words about the health care crisis. “Greed” would sound oddly out of place in a discussion of national policy. It is an old-fashioned word, and judgmental. Nevertheless, there it is; there is no way […]

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Jackie’s Health Care program for Congress and America.

on July 11, 2017, 9:53 AM / in National News, Opinion

I find it so insane that so many think they MUST HAVE some kind of government mandated health insurance  (this is NOT HEALTH *CARE* – as there are no doctors involved – just MONEY FOR INSURANCE COMPANIES. I understand there are many folks who have pre-existing conditions that need some kind of assistance – but –  we also have many […]

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Alone Perhaps, But Is Trump Right?

Alone Perhaps, But Is Trump Right?

on July 11, 2017, 8:24 AM / in Opinion

At the G-20 in Hamburg, it is said, President Trump was isolated, without support from the other G-20 members, especially on climate change and trade. Perhaps so. But the crucial question is not whether Trump is alone, but whether he is right. Has Trump read the crisis of the West correctly? Are his warnings valid? Is not the Obama-Merkel vision […]

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Norma Desmond, call your publicist.

Norma Desmond, call your publicist.

on July 11, 2017, 8:07 AM / in Opinion

By Rocky Top Politics To all those wonderful people out there in the dark.  It is I.  Your  Mayor.  You know, Mary Barry. It’s downright amazing what our tipsters can find and shove under our door.  This latest offering is a hilarious/outrageous example of your tax dollars hard at work. Seems Mayor Mary Barry just can’t get enough of the […]

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“A Century of Surveillance”

on July 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, Opinion

By Walter Olson  /  Overlawyered Arbitrary and intrusive executive power, with the threat it can pose to individual rights and the rule of law, is not some novel development of the past Presidency or two (or three or four). It goes back to the earliest days of the Republic. “American Big Brother: A Century of Political Surveillance and Repression,” a […]

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Black Radio Host: Armed People Are Harder to Lynch

Black Radio Host: Armed People Are Harder to Lynch

on July 10, 2017, 7:23 AM / in Opinion

During an interview for the upcoming episode of Breitbart News’Bullets with AWR Hawkins,  black, syndicated talk show host Stacy Washington pointed out that armed people are harder to lynch and she expounded on the helplessness blacks faced when Democrats disarmed them during the Jim Crow era. by AWR HAWKINS  /  Breitbart News Washington spoke at length about how Democrat-comprised groups like […]

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What I Expected from Trump

on July 10, 2017, 6:59 AM / in Opinion

Rich Galen wrote an interest op ed about Trump and his visit with the (G-20) in Hamburg, Germany last week. He in no simple terms explains what we love and hate about the President’s actions abroad….. The leaders of the nations with the 20 largest economies in the world (hence “G-20”) met in Hamburg, Germany last week. I was torn: Did […]

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Newspapers seek antitrust exemption to band together in fight against Google and Facebook

Newspapers seek antitrust exemption to band together in fight against Google and Facebook

on July 10, 2017, 6:52 AM / in National News, Opinion

By David Pierson   /   Los Angeles Times For years, news organizations have had little recourse but to cede more distribution and advertising dollars to Facebook and Google, even agreeing to give away articles in the hopes the wider digital audience will pay off in the long run. But as profits continue to decline in journalism, news media executives have decided time is running […]

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