Archive for March 2nd, 2017

Trump’s Triumph Is Demos’ Disaster

Trump’s Triumph Is Demos’ Disaster

on March 2, 2017, 8:28 AM / in National News, Opinion

“The cause of America is in a great measure the cause of all mankind.” —Thomas Paine, Common Sense (1776) When a political novice who has never held an elected office at any level arrives in the swamp as the newly elected president of the United States, there is going to be an adjustment period. While that adjustment period is certainly […]

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ICE raids have ‘blown up’ in Alabama since Trump immigration orders went into effect

ICE raids have ‘blown up’ in Alabama since Trump immigration orders went into effect

on March 2, 2017, 8:25 AM / in National News, State News

Each and every ILLEGAL or Visa overstay should avoid being arrested by packing up and heading SOUTH as fast as they can….  keeping within the Speed limit of course. They need to take ALL their belongings – including their Anchor Babies or their *Dreamers* with them.  No crying that we are tearing their families  apart   as  they are not being […]

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About REAL ID

on March 2, 2017, 8:14 AM / in Opinion

Hamilton Strategies, 610.584.1096, ext. 104, or Media@HamiltonStrategies.com 6 Things You Didn’t Know About REAL ID Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom Says Most Americans Don’t Realize the Dangers of REAL ID As Some States Push Back ST. PAUL, Minn.—Americans are ignoring the dangers of REAL ID, but at their peril, says Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF, www.cchfreedom.org), a national health […]

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MORE DETAILS EMERGE ON TRUMP’S EPA PLANS

MORE DETAILS EMERGE ON TRUMP’S EPA PLANS

on March 2, 2017, 7:40 AM / in National News

President Trump is planning to sign an executive order undoing the Clean Power Plan and other Obama-era climate policies next week, according to a Wednesday report. The order will start the process of dismantling the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) climate rule for power plants and lift an Obama-mandated freeze on coal leasing on public lands, Reuters reported Wednesday, citing a […]

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Repeal….. and replace….. ObamaCare

Repeal….. and replace….. ObamaCare

on March 2, 2017, 7:37 AM / in National News

The House Energy and Commerce Committee plans to hold a markup on ObamaCare repeal and replace legislation next week, according to panel member Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.). Collins said that lawmakers on the Health subcommittee, such as himself, will be able to read a copy of the bill this Thursday and provide feedback. Asked if the markup is coming next […]

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Two Republican Events in Tennessee

Two Republican Events in Tennessee

on March 2, 2017, 7:33 AM / in Announcements

The Madison County Republican Party invites you to attend two events on our calendar in March:   There will be a Support Rally for President Trump and the Republican Agenda at Legislative Plaza in Nashville this coming Saturday.     The date is March 4 (Saturday) and the time is 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Several are going, so we […]

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Quick view of the News

Quick view of the News

on March 2, 2017, 7:24 AM / in National News

What is going on in Washington today: A House Armed Services Committee subpanel will hold a hearing on military review board agencies at 10:30 a.m. at the Rayburn House Office Building, room 2118. The Senate Armed Services Committee will have a hearing on cyber strategy at 9:30 a.m. at the Hart Senate Office Building, room 216 The Senate will vote […]

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RUSSIA, SYRIA BOMBED US-BACKED FIGHTERS

RUSSIA, SYRIA BOMBED US-BACKED FIGHTERS

on March 2, 2017, 7:16 AM / in International News, National News

Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend also revealed to lawmakers Wednesday that a Russian and Syrian airstrike intended for ISIS militants mistakenly hit U.S.-backed fighters in Syria. Russian and Syrian regime aircraft on Tuesday bombed villages southeast of Syrian city al-Bab that they thought were held by ISIS, Townsend said during the briefing. “Yesterday, we had some Russian aircraft and regime aircraft […]

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House chairman won’t rule out spending more than Trump’s defense budget

House chairman won’t rule out spending more than Trump’s defense budget

on March 2, 2017, 7:15 AM / in National News

The Republican chairman of the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday did not rule out Congress enacting a $640 billion defense budget regardless of President Trump’s own proposal, describing the issue as an “ongoing conversation.” “There’s obviously been a lot of talks in the last couple days about the numbers that the administration put out there, about whether that’s going […]

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Mnuchin promises tax reform by August

Mnuchin promises tax reform by August

on March 2, 2017, 7:12 AM / in National News

Of course, we are not sure by what he means when he says tax reform….. strange thing about details….. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday he remains committed to pushing through comprehensive tax reform this summer, a tall order as Congress faces a daunting legislative agenda. A day after President Trump’s joint address to Congress, Mnuchin said again that he […]

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Trump officials seek to delay Obama rule on investment advisers

Trump officials seek to delay Obama rule on investment advisers

on March 2, 2017, 7:04 AM / in National News

The Trump administration is seeking to delay an Obama-era rule on investment advisers that is fiercely opposed by the financial industry. The Labor Department on Wednesday proposed delaying the implementation of the so-called fiduciary rule, which broadly requires retirement advisers to act in the best interest of their clients. The regulation, supported by liberals on Capitol Hill such as Sen. […]

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Dow passes 21,000 after Trump speech to Congress

on March 2, 2017, 6:50 AM / in National News

The Dow Jones industrial average hit a new high Wednesday, eclipsing 21,000 points for the first time in history. The Dow spiked more than 300 points (1.5 percent) by 1 p.m. ET, peaking at 21,141 points at 12:30 p.m. It closed at 21,116, also a record close. The rally came one day after President Trump’s first address to Congress, in […]

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To all Madison County Citizens:

To all Madison County Citizens:

on March 2, 2017, 6:47 AM / in Announcements

Yesterday, The Jackson Press reported that in Fayette County, Tennessee, the Fayette County Commission met Monday night (2/28/17) where they discussed a resolution supporting the Governor’s gas tax hike plan and voted it down. Some citizens spoke against it and mentioned the fact that the Governor’s plan is indexed for inflation and that a proposal to use existing sales tax was a […]

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ISIS leader ‘admits DEFEAT in Iraq and orders militants to flee or kill themselves in suicide attacks’

ISIS leader ‘admits DEFEAT in Iraq and orders militants to flee or kill themselves in suicide attacks’

on March 2, 2017, 6:28 AM / in International News

  Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is said to have issued a statement called ‘farewell speech’ Terror mastermind reported to have told fighters to flee, hide of launch attacks Comes as Iraqi army units seized back the last major road out of western Mosul UK Defence Minister Michael Fallon said he expected to see ISIS expelled from Iraq’s major towns by the […]

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Pelosi calls for Sessions’s resignation

Pelosi calls for Sessions’s resignation

on March 2, 2017, 6:22 AM / in National News

Pelosi, who have the time doesn’t know who is President lashes out once more in ignorance… BY BROOKE SEIPEL  /  The Hill House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to immediately resign following revelations that he spoke to the Russian ambassador to the United States during President Trump’s campaign. “Jeff Sessions lied under oath during his […]

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March 2nd in History

March 2nd in History

on March 2, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 2 is the 61st day of the year (62nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 304 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Agnes of Bohemia Blessed Charles the Good, Count of Flanders Chad of Mercia (Church of England) March 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Feast of ‘Alá (Loftiness), First day of […]

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History of Opiates

on March 2, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

Opiates, originally derived from the opium poppy, have been used for thousands of years for both recreational and medicinal purposes. The most active substance in opium is morphine—named after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams. Morphine is a very powerful painkiller, but it is also very addictive. In the sixteenth century, laudanum, opium prepared in an alcoholic solution, was used […]

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Little By Little!

Little By Little!

on March 2, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Little by little I will drive them out from before you, until you have increased, and you inherit the land. —Exodus 23:30 When I was a little girl, my mother gave me her prized “reader” to help me learn, just as it had helped her years earlier. I loved one particular story, never dreaming how much it would affect me […]

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