Archive for February 11th, 2017

Trump Travel Ban Unconstitutional? But Obama, Bush, Carter Travel Bans Constitutional?

Trump Travel Ban Unconstitutional? But Obama, Bush, Carter Travel Bans Constitutional?

on February 11, 2017, 7:34 AM / in National News, Opinion

Other presidents have suspended immigration without having their orders derailed by the courts. Why is Trump’s executive order being treated differently? Written by  C. Mitchell Shaw On Thursday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals kept to its activist ways by refusing to allow President Trump’s executive order suspending the controversial U.S. refugee program to be in effect as it continues […]

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Diane Black re-calibrating her ambitions?

Diane Black re-calibrating her ambitions?

on February 11, 2017, 7:16 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Will Black have to resign her seat in Congress?  And if so, when? By Rocky Top Politics Cong. Diane Black’s plane ride to Nashville from DC a couple of days ago was a rough one, with turbulence, barf bags, the whole bit.  This comes from our sources on the plane (yes, RTP is everywhere) who said it was one of the […]

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This Week’s Viewpoint / Family Action Council of Tennessee

This Week’s Viewpoint / Family Action Council of Tennessee

on February 11, 2017, 6:58 AM / in National News, State News

By David Fowler  /   The Family Action Council of Tennessee I have really come to admire Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. After suing the Obama administration more than forty times in the last eight years, the Texas attorney general has now asked the Texas Supreme Court to stick to judging instead of lawmaking and to limit the reach of […]

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GOP looks at ‘modernizing’ environmental laws

GOP looks at ‘modernizing’ environmental laws

on February 11, 2017, 6:42 AM / in National News

By Timothy Cama Republicans on both sides of Capitol Hill will start looking into “modernizing” key, long-standing environmental laws. GOP control of both chambers of Congress and the White House gives the party a unique opportunity to make lasting changes to laws like the Clean Air Act and the Endangered Species Act, and to fix what Republicans think are wrong […]

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Deluge of new state bills would curtail LGBT rights

Deluge of new state bills would curtail LGBT rights

on February 11, 2017, 6:39 AM / in National News, State News

Read this carefully and then ask yourself where it says that God created Genesis 1  (KJV) The Beginning 1In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. The First Day: […]

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What one man can do –  Sipsey Street

What one man can do – Sipsey Street

on February 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

 by Dutchman6 “For, remark you this . . . that somewhere, somehow, and by somebody, a beginning must be made; and that the first act of resistance is always, and must be ever premature, imprudent, and dangerous.” “CLEARING DECKS.” by James Fintan Lalor. It is never the mass of a people that forms its real and efficient might. It is […]

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Love’s Check List

Love’s Check List

on February 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Love suffers long and is kind. —1 Corinthians 13:4 A woman named Nancy uses verses from 1 Corinthians 13 to help her cope with the frustrations of a busy family life. She calls verses 4 to 7 “Love’s Check List” and refers to it when anger wells up within her. Nancy gave an example of how she uses her check […]

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Donald Trump may sign new travel ban executive order, as White House announces it won’t take immigration fight to the Supreme Court

Donald Trump may sign new travel ban executive order, as White House announces it won’t take immigration fight to the Supreme Court

on February 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in International News, National News

Harriet Alexander  /   The Telegraph Donald Trump may sign new travel ban order; won’t take current fight to Supreme Court US law-enforcement sources say some parts of the dossier on Trump and Russia are true – CNN Trump and Japanese prime minister hold joint press conference Melania Trump absent; does not join Mrs Abe on tour of local school Britain drawing up plans […]

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February 11th in History

February 11th in History

on February 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 323 days remaining until the end of the year (324 in leap years). Holidays Armed Forces Day (Liberia) Christian Feast Day: Benedict of Aniane Blaise Cædmon, first recorded Christian Poet in England, circa 680 CE (Anglicanism) Fanny Crosby (Episcopal Church (USA)) Gobnait Gregory II February […]

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ObamaCare; How did this nightmare begin

ObamaCare; How did this nightmare begin

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

Exactly nine years after President Obama launched his White House bid, we’ve got a fresh look at the bitter fight behind his signature domestic achievement: Less than 48 hours before the final vote on the Affordable Care Act, President Obama was irritated. Jason Altmire, a centrist Democratic congressman representing the Pittsburgh area, had just announced he would vote against ObamaCare. […]

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Trump: US-Japan ties are ‘cornerstone of peace’

on February 11, 2017, 5:59 AM / in International News, National News

Indo Asian News Service   /  IANS India Private Limited  Washington, (IANS) US President Trump has pledged close security and economic cooperation with Japan and called the alliance between the two nations “a cornerstone of regional peace and stability”, edging away from campaign pledges to force Tokyo to pay more for the US’ security umbrella. Trump welcomed Japanese Prime Minister […]

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