Archive for February 1st, 2017

OPPOSITION TO SB 0122 FUNDING OF LOW-COST SPAY/NEUTER BILL

on February 1, 2017, 9:06 AM / in Announcements, State News

Briggs induces low cost spay and neuter bill using vaccination dollars in an attempt to eliminate charitable work in the same area. Opposition jumps up and explains why!

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Harwell Cheats to Help Pass Gas Tax?

Harwell Cheats to Help Pass Gas Tax?

on February 1, 2017, 8:52 AM / in Opinion, State News

Meet the new Boss. Same as the old Boss. By Rocky Top Politics A while back, when Haslam’s Obamacare Expansion (which he dubbed “Insure TN”) went down in flames in a senate committee, liberals and the news media swung into full howl and demanded Beth Harwell do something to revive the legislation in the House.  They even paid for a billboard […]

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TN: commercial breeder bill introduced

TN: commercial breeder bill introduced

on February 1, 2017, 8:43 AM / in State News

This bill is short but there are still plenty of problems with it — highlighted in yellow. Clearly, they plan to leave the details for the regulations which would be created after the bill is passed, when dog breeders would have less chance of being able to fight them. Regulations are created by a commission that meets before the law […]

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PETA targets New Mexico Future Farmers of America

PETA targets New Mexico Future Farmers of America

on February 1, 2017, 8:36 AM / in National News, State News

TULAROSA, N.M. (KRQE) – The animal rights group PETA is now taking aim at kids, specifically the Future Farmers of America. The FFA is a big deal here in New Mexico and they’re not thrilled with PETA’s new campaign. It’s called “FFA is Lame AF,” which stands for lame as f***. It was published by PETA 2, a branch of […]

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Byron York: Dems escalate anti-Trump offensive

on February 1, 2017, 8:34 AM / in National News

From Washington State to Washington DC, Democrats across the country are stepping up what some call “The Resistance” to President Trump, moving across political, legal, bureaucratic, legislative, and civil disobedience fronts to frustrate the newly elected president’s agenda. Just moments after Trump announced his choice of Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court Tuesday night, some Democrats vowed to do everything […]

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PROMISE KEPT: Trump Picks Textualist For Supreme Court (Or: Trump Proved Me Wrong, And I Couldn’t Be Happier)

PROMISE KEPT: Trump Picks Textualist For Supreme Court (Or: Trump Proved Me Wrong, And I Couldn’t Be Happier)

on February 1, 2017, 8:05 AM / in Opinion

During the 2016 election cycle, Donald Trump spent an inordinate amount of time on the campaign trail promising to fill Justice Scalia’s vacant seat with someone of like judicial philosophy and record. I was highly skeptical. In fact, I declared with misguided confidence that there was “zero shot” that Trump would “appoint a conservative.” I couldn’t be happier to declare […]

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Now It Is The Elite That Are Feverishly ‘Prepping’ For The Collapse Of Society

Now It Is The Elite That Are Feverishly ‘Prepping’ For The Collapse Of Society

on February 1, 2017, 8:02 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Michael Snyder  /  End of the American Dream Once upon a time, “prepping” was something that was considered to be on “the lunatic fringe” of society. But in 2017, wealthy elitists are actually the most hardcore preppers of all. This is particularly true in places such as Silicon Valley, where a whole host of young tech moguls are putting […]

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Haslam proposes free community college for adults

Haslam proposes free community college for adults

on February 1, 2017, 7:56 AM / in State News

By JAMES BENNETT  /   The Daily Herald Columbia State Community College might be growing in enrollment again, if Gov. Bill Haslam has his way. The Republican proposed Monday night to make Tennessee the first state to offer tuition-free community college to all adults, adding them to high school graduates who receive two years of free tuition to community college […]

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Prosecutors weigh child-pornography charges against Anthony Weiner

on February 1, 2017, 7:47 AM / in National News, State News

Federal prosecutors are weighing bringing child-pornography charges against former congressman Anthony Weiner over sexually explicit exchanges he allegedly had with a 15-year-old girl, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Weiner, a New York Democrat, is being investigated by the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which seized his electronic devices, including a laptop […]

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Westminister Dog Show adds new breeds, and cats

Westminister Dog Show adds new breeds, and cats

on February 1, 2017, 7:44 AM / in National News

Nothing like a little dog news…… This year, the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is adding three new canine breeds, as well as a category for cats. In addition to the hypoallergenic American hairless terrier, the North African sloughi, and the ancient Hungarian pumi, cats are joining the dog show for the first time in its 140-year history. In […]

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French presidential candidate under scrutiny for family payments

French presidential candidate under scrutiny for family payments

on February 1, 2017, 7:40 AM / in International News

When the left doesn’t like you it doesn’t matter…. French anti corruption police searched offices in the lower house of parliament on Tuesday as part of an investigation into whether presidential candidate Francois Fillon used public funds to pay family members for jobs they didn’t really do. A newspaper, Le Canard Enchaine, triggered the investigation with a report last week, […]

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Army secretary orders permit for Dakota Access pipeline, lawmakers say

Army secretary orders permit for Dakota Access pipeline, lawmakers say

on February 1, 2017, 7:36 AM / in National News, State News

Acting Secretary of the Army, Robert Speer, has ordered the Army Corps of Engineers to issue the final permit needed to complete the Dakota Access pipeline, two North Dakota lawmakers who back the project said in statements issued Tuesday night. Sen. John Hoeven and Rep. Kevin Cramer, both Republicans, said the permit would give the pipeline company, Energy Transfer Partners, […]

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British lawmakers debate Brexit bill

on February 1, 2017, 7:33 AM / in International News

British lawmakers are scheduled to vote Wednesday on a bill that would give Prime Minister Theresa May permission to trigger negotiations on the U.K.’s exit from the European Union by March 31. Members of the House of Commons have signaled they would approve starting the Brexit process in the Wednesday vote, although the opposition is expected to fight for amendments […]

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Trump promises faster drug approval but calls for lower prices

Trump promises faster drug approval but calls for lower prices

on February 1, 2017, 7:30 AM / in National News

President Trump said Tuesday in a White House meeting with pharmaceutical executives that he would speed up drug approvals and bring down drug costs. “For Medicare, for Medicaid, we have to get the prices way down,” Trump said. “We’re also gonna be streamlining the process so that from your standpoint, when you have a drug, you can actually get it […]

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Senate committee backs Betsy DeVos, but confirmation still uncertain

on February 1, 2017, 7:28 AM / in National News

Two left oriented Republican US Senators, Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) said they couldn’t commit to voting for President Trump’s education secretary pick Betsy DeVos on the Senate floor Tuesday. (Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions) A Senate panel on Tuesday narrowly voted to recommend the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as President Trump’s education secretary. […]

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San Francisco sues Trump over immigration order

on February 1, 2017, 7:21 AM / in National News, State News

The key word that the left is using is “un-American” even though they can not define it. San Francisco filed a lawsuit against President Trump on Tuesday over his executive order threatening to yank federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration agents and provide protection for undocumented immigrations. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera called Trump’s […]

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Senate Democrats delay confirmation of two Trump Cabinet nominees

Senate Democrats delay confirmation of two Trump Cabinet nominees

on February 1, 2017, 7:17 AM / in National News

Senate Democrats boycotted planned committee votes on President Trump’s nominees to head the Treasury, and Health and Human Services departments, delaying the process. At least one Democratic member of the committees must be present to hold a vote on whether to recommend the nominees for approval by the full Senate. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch called the boycott “shocking” […]

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Ron Paul Warns: “Second Financial Bubble Going To Burst Soon… Even Trump Can’t Stop It”

on February 1, 2017, 7:01 AM / in National News

By Tyler Durden  /  Zero Hedge By all appearances notes SHTFPlan.com’s Mac Slavo, President Trump is doing his damnedest to turn around the economy, revitalize jobs and bring back prosperity. But the larger trends are already in place; the cycle is turning, and the bust cannot be put off forever. Federal Reserve policy has literally set the country up for […]

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U.S. Warns Iran Over Latest Ballistic Missile Test

U.S. Warns Iran Over Latest Ballistic Missile Test

on February 1, 2017, 6:57 AM / in International News, National News

BY: Adam Kredo  /  Washington Free Beacon The Trump administration is warning Iran that its recent test of ballistic missile technology could violate international resolutions governing the nuclear agreement, a senior U.S. official told the Washington Free Beacon. Iran on Sunday again tested its ballistic missile technology, despite multiple warnings from the international community. Ballistic missiles could be armed with […]

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And the Pick Is:

And the Pick Is:

on February 1, 2017, 6:51 AM / in National News

This article was printed in the Denver Post WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump plans to announce his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday night and one of the leading contenders is Judge Neil Gorsuch, a fourth-generation Coloradan and conservative jurist who has written against euthanasia and in favor of political term limits. For several days, Gorsuch, a justice […]

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