Archive for May 10th, 2017

Bonaparte Bob

Bonaparte Bob

on May 10, 2017, 1:41 PM / in National News, Opinion, State News

From Rocky Top Politics Kathryn is right…. you just can’t stop with the giggles. Rumor out of DC is that Sen. Bob Corker’s recent private dinner with President Trump was not a social occasion.  It is believed Trump politely, but firmly, informed Corker (R-Wells Fargo) that his legislation to “reform” Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac was neither necessary nor welcome. […]

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Paybacks are HELL.

Paybacks are HELL.

on May 10, 2017, 10:04 AM / in Opinion, State News

From Rocky Top Politics Pandemonium!  Mayhem!  Crying Speakers! Conservatives finally have enough of tax increases and abusive Leadership. Pissed-off Democrats finally discover their “special purpose” and join Conservatives to wreak havoc on the House floor. For a moment there, we thought Charles Sargent was finally going to experience that long-expected coronary.  Huffing and puffing from the podium, Sargent practically screamed […]

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I’M SORRY I BROUGHT IT UP

I’M SORRY I BROUGHT IT UP

on May 10, 2017, 9:58 AM / in Bedtime Stories

By Pat Shannan  /  A Nation Beguiled North Korean Humor… Kim Jung Un had NO military experience whatsoever before Daddy made him a four-star general. This snot-nosed twerp had never accomplished anything in his life that would even come close to military leadership. He hadn’t even so much as led a Cub Scout troop, coached a sports team, or commanded a […]

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Nixon and Trump, Then and Now

Nixon and Trump, Then and Now

on May 10, 2017, 9:54 AM / in Opinion

For two years, this writer has been consumed by two subjects. First, the presidency of Richard Nixon, in whose White House I served from its first day to its last, covered in my new book, “Nixon’s White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever.” The second has been the astonishing campaign of Donald […]

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Seattle mayor to fight white privilege HOW?

Seattle mayor to fight white privilege HOW?

on May 10, 2017, 9:51 AM / in State News

Combating the scourge of white privilege looms large on the minds of liberals, including Seattle mayor Ed Murray. But Murray’s solution to leveling the playing field is a tad unusual. It is to impose a tax on beverages sweetened with sugar. The Seattle Times explains: Under Murray’s initial plan, announced during his State of the City address in February, distributors of sugary drinks would […]

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Senate rejects repeal of Obama drilling rule

Senate rejects repeal of Obama drilling rule

on May 10, 2017, 9:47 AM / in National News

Three Republicans joined Senate Democrats on Wednesday to reject overturning an Obama administration rule limiting methane emissions from oil and natural gas drilling. Only 49 senators voted to move forward with debate on legislation to undo the Bureau of Land Management rule, short of the 51 need to advance the measure. The vote is a major loss for congressional Republicans, […]

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Really Good Reasons For You To Be Worried About HealthCare

Really Good Reasons For You To Be Worried About HealthCare

on May 10, 2017, 9:43 AM / in National News

Republican senators hailing from states that took ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion are taking different tacks on defending the program as much of their party looks to end it. Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) told reporters Tuesday that he supports rolling back the Medicaid expansion by ending the extra federal money for it, as long as there is a “soft landing.” But Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) […]

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Texas Takes Big Step Toward Freedom From Fed’s Money Monopoly

Texas Takes Big Step Toward Freedom From Fed’s Money Monopoly

on May 10, 2017, 9:32 AM / in State News

Lawmakers in the Texas House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill approving the establishment of a bullion depository, preparing the Lone Stare state’s bypass of the Federal Reserve’s exclusive control of currency. House Bill 3169 was introduced in March by State Representative Giovanni Capriglione. Passed by the House May 4, it makes a multi-faceted assault on the Fed’s mismanaged money […]

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Remember Slow Food?

Remember Slow Food?

on May 10, 2017, 9:28 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Special Thanks to Thomas ‘Someone asked the other day, ‘What was your favorite fast food when you were growing up?’ ‘We didn’t have fast food when I was growing up, I informed him. ‘All the food was slow.’ ‘C’mon, seriously. Where did you eat?’ ‘It was a place called ‘at Home,” I explained ! ‘Mom cooked every day and when […]

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15 Illegal Immigrants Arrested for Alleged Identity Theft

15 Illegal Immigrants Arrested for Alleged Identity Theft

on May 10, 2017, 9:19 AM / in National News

by JOHN BINDER   /   Breitbart  A total of 15 illegal immigrants were arrested after allegedly stealing Americans’ Social Security numbers and claiming to hold U.S. citizenship to gain employment. While the 15 illegal immigrants were working at the LNG construction company site in Cameron, Louisiana, federal and state agents showed up to arrest the men, primarily from Mexico, for […]

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J. Edgar’s ‘Bipolar Legacy’

J. Edgar’s ‘Bipolar Legacy’

on May 10, 2017, 9:15 AM / in History

The United States is without an FBI director this morning, while White House officials presumably search for a replacement. In a sign of the hyper-partisan era we live in, Democrats who had previously demanded James Comey’s firing are now in high dungeon that Donald Trump actually did it. Then again, it’s not exactly a normal occurrence for an FBI director […]

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Middle school student suspended for 10 days; this is his ‘offense’

Middle school student suspended for 10 days; this is his ‘offense’

on May 10, 2017, 9:08 AM / in National News, State News

By Howard Portnoy  /  Liberty Unyielding Spare the rod, spoil the child goes the old adage. When children stray, parents and their day-time surrogates once their child reaches a certain age — aka, the school — need to take corrective action. That evidently is what the adults who run Edgewood Middle School in Trenton, Ohio, believed they were doing when they handed […]

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Some saints ‘were probably gay’: Pro-gay Vatican advisor

on May 10, 2017, 7:53 AM / in National News

By PETE BAKLINSKI (LifeSiteNews) — Faithful Catholics may be in for a “surprise” when they “get to heaven to be greeted by LGBT men and women,” said a controversial Catholic priest who was appointed by Pope Francis last month to the Vatican’s communications office. Jesuit priest Fr. James Martin, editor-at-large of the Jesuit-run America magazine, made the comment on his Facebook […]

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An Open Letter to President Trump

An Open Letter to President Trump

on May 10, 2017, 7:46 AM / in Opinion

Special thanks to Lucy I don’t know how to speak with a president … but I can speak well enough with any father. So, let us speak as fathers … and of the dreams we dream for our own children. Then we should imagine that we are dreaming for all sorts of children … because that is your new job […]

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OOOPS…Corker caught on tape

OOOPS…Corker caught on tape

on May 10, 2017, 7:18 AM / in Opinion, State News

Thanks to Kathryn  Last Saturday during Bob Corker’s talk to the TN GOP State Executive Committee members, an observer just happened to switch on their phone when Corker was asked to comment about the state’s lawsuit against the feds over the refugee resettlement issue.  If you’ve ever taken the time to contact Corker’s Senate office with a comment that is […]

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray drops re-election bid

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray drops re-election bid

on May 10, 2017, 7:14 AM / in State News

Is Somebody finally Fighting Back? Hmm! Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said Tuesday that he would drop his bid for a second term because allegations that he sexually abused four men as teenagers in the 1980s, which he has denied, would become a distraction. Murray, a Democrat and the city’s first openly gay mayor, championed gay rights as a state senator and, […]

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South Korea’s new president sworn in vowing diplomatic push on North Korea

South Korea’s new president sworn in vowing diplomatic push on North Korea

on May 10, 2017, 7:10 AM / in International News

South Korea’s new president, Moon Jae-in, took the oath of office on Wednesday, a day after winning an election to replace Park Geun-hye, who was removed in March over a corruption scandal. Moon, a liberal critic of the two previous conservative administrations’ failure to get North Korea to curb its weapons programs, vowed to immediately begin diplomatic work on easing […]

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Trump approves arming Syrian Kurds, angering Turkey

Trump approves arming Syrian Kurds, angering Turkey

on May 10, 2017, 7:08 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump on Tuesday approved a plan to arm the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces to help in their effort to drive the Islamic State out of its de facto capital, Raqqa. The main Syrian Kurdish group in the force, YPG, is the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Worker’s Party, which is fighting an insurgency in Turkey. The Turkish government considers […]

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Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

on May 10, 2017, 7:05 AM / in National News

President Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday over his handling of the investigation into the private email server Hillary Clinton used when she was secretary of state. The dismissal came as Comey led the investigation into whether Trump aides colluded with Russia in its effort to interfere in last year’s election, and Democrats said Comey’s ouster could […]

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CITY WIDE RALLY FEATURING FRANKLIN GRAHAM, Jackson, Tennessee

on May 10, 2017, 6:48 AM / in Announcements, Local News

  As many of you know the Billy Graham ministry is coming to Jackson with a CITYWIDE RALLY FEATURING FRANKLIN GRAHAM. They produced this 30 second video in which Franklin talks about coming to Jackson and inviting us to join him at the Jackson Fairgrounds on Friday night May 19th at 7:30 pm Jeremy Camp is leading worship and a […]

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