Opinion

In search of equality equality

on April 2, 2013, 6:36 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: John Hayward Last week, Rush Limbaugh said he thought the battle over marriage was lost as soon as rhetorical concessions such as “same-sex marriage” versus “traditional marriage” were made: The language game, the left really excels at changing the language to benefit them politically, and they do it in such a way that a lot of people on our […]

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Obama’s Amnesty: An Attack on the Poor

on April 2, 2013, 6:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Arnold Ahlert Last Friday, the so-called “comprehensive immigration reform” effort received a boost when U.S. Chamber of Commerce head Tom Donohue and AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka reportedly came to an agreement regarding a guest-worker program. The deal indicates that one of the bill’s major stumbling blocks — the worry that a flood of unskilled, low-wage workers would crowd poorer […]

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Gay Marriage’ and Religious Freedom Are Not Compatible

Gay Marriage’ and Religious Freedom Are Not Compatible

on March 26, 2013, 7:02 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson The kids these days on the right are full of a great libertarian notion that “hey, let’s just get the government out of marriage.” “Rock on,” say other libertarians. They then all smugly self-congratulate themselves, pat themselves on the back, and move on to other issues. What they ignore is that the left will never take marriage […]

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What Exactly Is A Tax

on March 24, 2013, 6:32 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion, State News

Later on in the article Mr. Humpheys explains that in the eyes of most in state and local government spending Federal money is not really spending money.

ECA supporters explained that the money is already appropriated by Congress and therefore available for use. Thus it’s not really being spent?

So spending the federal money is not really spending the money because it’s already there, or already part of the deficit. And the assessment is not a tax. It is, instead, the miraculous appearance of $639 million into the hands of hospitals taking care of the sick and injured who could not pay the money themselves.

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Tennessee Constitution under full attack by Establishment Republicans…

Tennessee Constitution under full attack by Establishment Republicans…

on March 20, 2013, 9:24 AM / in News, Opinion, State News

From the Tennessee Firearms Association…. Increasingly, the evidence is coming into the “sunshine” that Establishment Republicans, like Haslam, Ramsey and Harwell, are working hard to impair, infringe or destroy our rights as citizens under the Tennessee and united states Constitutions.  This attack is not limited to their assault on the 2nd Amendment or the 10th Amendment. We have seen laws […]

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Obama, Martin Luther King’s Worst Nightmare

on March 17, 2013, 6:57 AM / in Opinion
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The Time is Now, Let Us Get Up and Help

The Time is Now, Let Us Get Up and Help

on March 16, 2013, 6:28 AM / in Opinion

Resilience as defined by common wisdom “is the ability to work with adversity in such a way that one comes through it unharmed or even better for the experience. Resilience means facing life’s difficulties with courage and patience; refusing to give up. It is the quality of character that allows a person or group of people to rebound from misfortune, […]

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TN legislators get special privileges?

TN legislators get special privileges?

on March 9, 2013, 9:16 AM / in News, Opinion, State News

By Glenn Jacobs From Blog: The Adventures of Citizen X In his 1945 novel Animal Farm, George Orwell uses an allegory to explore the events which led to the 1917 Russian Revolution and the ensuing totalitarian state. In Animal Farm, Mr. Jones’s livestock revolt, banish their human masters, and create an egalitarian collectivist utopia. The problem with egalitarian collectivism is […]

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Rand Paul, John McCain, and Lindsey Graham Are All Wrong

on March 9, 2013, 9:07 AM / in Opinion

Posted by Thomas DiLorenzo From the LRC Blog So Senator Rand Paul held a thirteen-hour filibuster to protest the Obammunists’ assertion of a “right” to murder American citizens with drones.  Senators McCain and Graham predictably defended the murder of American citizens without any due process because, well, because they are fascists, as is the hysterical David Frum and quite a […]

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Poll City of Jackson Meeting Time

on March 6, 2013, 12:36 PM / in News, Opinion

The Charter of the City of Jackson States that: 1-201.  City council – time of meetings. (1)  Regular meetings.  All regular meetings of the city council shall be held on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:00 A.M. in the Council Room at City Hall unless otherwise announced.  Whenever the regular meeting date falls on a legal holiday, the meeting […]

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Home Depot presses forward with more gay support

Home Depot presses forward with more gay support

on March 6, 2013, 5:13 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion, State News

From the American Family Association Company in full-court press to push homosexual marriage The Home Depot just gave $8,500 to the Atlanta chapter of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) as a “Silver” sponsor of the Atlanta Gala Dinner and Auction in May. HRC is the nation’s largest and most aggressive gay marriage advocacy group, leading the charge to the Supreme […]

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Curing the GOP’s infection

Curing the GOP’s infection

on March 6, 2013, 4:48 AM / in Opinion

by Robert Knight Mr. Cosby relates how the doctor explained the need for surgery when he was a young boy. “Your tonsils guard your throat,” the doc says. “They have hand grenades, bazookas and anything bad that comes into your mouth, they fight it off. In your case, your tonsils have lost the war. As a matter of fact, they’ve […]

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Dead Confederate

Dead Confederate

on March 6, 2013, 4:28 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion

Driving to the airport, and one writes a dozen pearls in one’s mind.  Let me see if I can get this one finished.  LOL In less than 24 hours since driving home from Memphis airport, I was “making like Willy Nelson” (back on the road again) to Memphis.  Mom and I had carefully concocted this scheme whereby she would arrive […]

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Gun Control and You

on March 5, 2013, 10:09 AM / in News, Opinion

Late last week I learned that nullification bills regarding protecting the Second Amendment were introduced and passed in one house in four states. In fact, the fallout from the New York attack on law-abiding gunowners as been swift. I’m told that half of the counties in New York have introduced resolutions decrying the new gun-grabbing law and a third of the counties have […]

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Wisdom in a Bottle

Wisdom in a Bottle

on February 28, 2013, 8:07 AM / in Opinion

Collectively speaking but with too many Christians in the spotlight too, American Culture is getting from God exactly what it deserves.   “America is great because America is good, and whenever America ceases being good, America will cease being great.”  Whether that came from a “Republican” or a “Democrat” doesn’t matter one twit.  The Creator of Goodness is also the Creator […]

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“I’m  Tired”

“I’m Tired”

on February 21, 2013, 9:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Robert A. Hall Originally Published 12/1/09 I’ll be 63 soon. Except for one semester in college when jobs were scarce, and a six-month period when I was between jobs, but job-hunting every day, I’ve worked, hard, since I was 18. Despite some health challenges, I still put in 50-hour weeks, and haven’t called in sick in seven or eight […]

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the-whole-truth-and-nothing-but-the-truth

on February 21, 2013, 4:26 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

When someone tells you something, have you ever stopped to consider what exactly it is that causes you to accept that they are saying is the truth? Is it because the person speaking is a friend, maybe they are a person you respect, or is it simply because the person holds a position of authority? Whatever a persons reason may […]

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Evangelism: The Fleecing of the Flock

on February 20, 2013, 9:31 AM / in Opinion

I consider myself more than fortunate to have come to the Lord under the guidance of a real old time evangelist who didn’t pass a collection plate at any of his services. He was there to PREACH THE WORD OF GOD – to Lay Hands on  those who were ready to receive healing from God.   It makes my heart sick […]

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Western Flicks and the Academy Awards: The Values We Live and Die By

Western Flicks and the Academy Awards: The Values We Live and Die By

on February 19, 2013, 8:09 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

John Whitehead wrote an article in Lew Rockwell that explains his choices of the best of the western genre for the what he believed as a “love letter to a time in America when heroes loomed large and men (and women) lived and died by a strict code of ethics”. Where I believe that the western has seen its time and gone, […]

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Cultural Deviancy, Not Guns

on February 18, 2013, 7:45 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Walter E. Williams Original Post There’s a story told about a Paris chief of police who was called to a department store to stop a burglary in progress. Upon his arrival, he reconnoitered the situation and ordered his men to surround the entrances of the building next door. When questioned about his actions, he replied that he didn’t have […]

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