Opinion

Have Churches Become Agents Of The State?

Have Churches Become Agents Of The State?

on November 2, 2013, 7:27 AM / in National News, Opinion

This column is archived here. Then-Senator Lyndon Baines Johnson devised what has proven to be a brilliant strategy in which to silence and neuter America’s churches. His bill, which created the 501c3 tax-exempt corporation status for churches back in 1954, has, over the decades, effectively muted America’s pulpits. The vast majority of churches today are thoroughly and completely intimidated by […]

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The First Hustler Runs the Big Con

The First Hustler Runs the Big Con

on November 2, 2013, 7:26 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Nothing is lost save honor.” So said Jim Fisk after he and Jay Gould survived yet another scrape in their corrupt and storied careers in the Gilded Age Fisk’s dismissal of honor came to mind while watching Barack Obama in Boston smugly explain how his vow — “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it!” — was […]

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God leaving the military

God leaving the military

on November 1, 2013, 6:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Things may be changing “My Christian home and education did not teach me what God wanted to do with my life. It taught me that I am to be obedient to His direction and leading in spite of my personal desires. I stayed in the military because I felt God’s call… The Marine Corps still embeds corps values of courage, […]

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Dirty Ads

Dirty Ads

on November 1, 2013, 6:22 AM / in Opinion

I have this theory about negative ads for political campaigns. It is something like this, “if the depth of a candidate is so shallow that nothing more can be said about his or her position on any subject then start throwing mud at the opponent”. Hiwassee College history instructor John Prince says it’s not uncommon for political ads to turn negative when […]

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What Obama Didn’t Know and When He Didn’t Know It

What Obama Didn’t Know and When He Didn’t Know It

on October 31, 2013, 11:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Barack Obama is claiming that he was unaware of the extent of the NSA’s international spying activities until an internal White House review was conducted this summer. The review revealed that the NSA monitored communications of 35 world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who may have been the target of NSA data snoops as far back as 2002, three […]

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Income Redistribution: The Fannie and Freddie Con Job

Income Redistribution: The Fannie and Freddie Con Job

on October 31, 2013, 9:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

While the government four years ago bailed out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the tune of $188 billion, a settlement reached last Friday between Uncle Sam and J.P. Morgan Chase required the latter to pay $5.1 billion to the government for “duping” the federal government into purchasing mortgage-backed securities that eventually piled upon each other and brought down both […]

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Repeat a Lie Often Enough…

Repeat a Lie Often Enough…

on October 31, 2013, 7:36 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“No matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away, no matter what.” –Barack Obama in […]

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If the GOP Won’t, We Will Get It Done for Cuccinelli

If the GOP Won’t, We Will Get It Done for Cuccinelli

on October 31, 2013, 7:15 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Hello! GOP! Anybody home? In case you guys in DC do not know, there’s a gubernatorial race happening in Virginia in a week. While our guy Conservative Republican Ken Cuccinelli is amazingly holding his own, in terms of campaign spending, the Democrats are kicking our butts. Meanwhile, We the People, grassroots across America are passionately engaged and have made the […]

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Those who disregard truth hurt animal rights cause

on October 30, 2013, 4:39 PM / in Opinion

I decided to keep this Jackson Sun Editorial for several reasons… one reason is they are correct in their position of harm based on the perception of truth… wished they had remembered that during my election when they decided to believe the lies instead of the truth… and 2 because they, like so many others, love giving fictional rights to […]

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What would you tell your child?

What would you tell your child?

on October 29, 2013, 10:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Next week, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) — a radical bill that seeks to put transgenders in classrooms — is coming before the U.S. Senate.  You did not misread that sentence: ENDA would force schools to keep and hire transgendered teachers in classrooms with children as young as 6 years old. Parents have the sole right to make decisions as […]

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COMMON CORE – NEW NAME, OLD AGENDA

COMMON CORE – NEW NAME, OLD AGENDA

on October 29, 2013, 8:23 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

It seems that parents, across the United States, are upset and angry about Common Core. Ummmm, folks, I really have to ask – where you’all been all these years? Systems education is called by lot of different names – Outcome-based Education; Proficiency-Based Education; Performance-Based Education, Competency-Based Education, Standards-Based Education … It’s called “education reform” by your local teachers and administrators […]

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The Problem with the X & Y Generation

The Problem with the X & Y Generation

on October 29, 2013, 8:11 AM / in Opinion

By Taylor Caldwell Theories “We, perhaps, have corrupted our children and our grandchildren by heedless affluence, by a lack of manliness, by giving the younger generation more money and liberty than their youth can handle, by indoctrinating them with sinister ideologies and false values, by permitting them, as young children, to indulge themselves in imprudence to superiors and defiance of […]

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Valentines? Valentines?

Valentines? Valentines?

on October 29, 2013, 8:04 AM / in Opinion

Editor’s Note: This will make a few of you mad… and you will assume that this is the view of the writers, publisher, and editor of this paper and in some way, you may be right. So if you are sensitive in nature, easily upset, or just take things personally, I would ask that you not read this article. However, if you […]

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AMERICA THE UGLY

AMERICA THE UGLY

on October 28, 2013, 7:01 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Devvy “Statesmen, my dear Sir, may plan and speculate for Liberty, but it is Religion and Morality alone, which can establish the Principles upon which Freedom can securely stand. The only foundation of a free Constitution is pure Virtue, and if this cannot be inspired into our People in a greater Measure, than they have it now, they may […]

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The Weak Link

The Weak Link

on October 26, 2013, 9:47 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Since the debacle has unfolded over the failure of the Obamacare website at HealthCare.gov, numerous claims have been made about how the information obtained by the Obamacare website will be shared with other federal agencies.  In fact, it is has now been revealed that website source code asserts that the applicant has “no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding any communication […]

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A Queen in Obamaland

A Queen in Obamaland

on October 25, 2013, 9:20 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The pots and pans are clanging for the ouster of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius as the Obamacare website rollout takes on the aspect of that of the Edsel. Yet, though it is a website that has America laughing, Obama’s legacy legislation itself could, in its entirety, be in peril. As ex-pilot George W. Bush used to say, […]

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Are Americans Ready To Accept A Police State?

Are Americans Ready To Accept A Police State?

on October 25, 2013, 6:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. Are Americans ready to accept a police state? Are pastors and Christians ready to accept a police state? Are Republicans and conservatives ready to accept a police state? Are Democrats and liberals ready to accept a police state? Are there truly enough people left in this country who even understand what a police state is, […]

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Hail to the Redskins!

Hail to the Redskins!

on October 24, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

After Sunday mass at Holy Trinity, the parents left their four boys in Georgetown to drive to Griffith Stadium to join 27,000 fans to watch “Slingin’ Sammy” Baugh take on the Philadelphia Eagles. Already a legend, Baugh was the greatest football player of his era. Record-setting passer, runner, punter, place kicker, defensive back. Yet, not until the fourth quarter did […]

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The Tea Party: Last Hope for America

The Tea Party: Last Hope for America

on October 24, 2013, 8:23 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Mary read it out loud from her computer, “Booker Wins!” The news hit me like a punch in the gut. Despite months of intense campaigning, making remarkable gains in the polls and rallying the Tea Party, far left radical liberal Democrat Cory Booker beat conservative Republican Steve Lonegan for the New Jersey U.S. Senate seat. The cold reality is Booker’s […]

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New domestic threat: Food-stamp riots

on October 23, 2013, 9:03 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Coming cut in benefits unknown to most recipients WASHINGTON, D.C. – With 20 percent of all American households on food stamps,  amounting to 23.1 million households and 47.6 million individuals in July, an  across-the-board cut in food-stamp benefits is scheduled to go into effect in  November, even though most recipients know nothing about the coming change. According to the U.S. […]

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