Archive for May 19th, 2017

THE PUBLIC SQUARE — LAID BARE BY INTOLERANCE

THE PUBLIC SQUARE — LAID BARE BY INTOLERANCE

on May 19, 2017, 6:51 PM / in Opinion, Religion

By Kevin Shrum  /  Baptist Reflector  Pastor, Inglewood Baptist Church, Nashville We live in interesting days, do we not? With hostile adversaries overseas and serious divisions at home, most of us are looking for a more reasonable and peaceful civility that seems to have escaped us. Cultural unity eludes us. The public square is now naked, laid bare by intolerance. […]

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The Economy… watch for the turn in 3 areas

on May 19, 2017, 3:34 PM / in National News

Trump packed his bags and left Washington this morning.  No golf for the president this weekend. Instead, he’s travelling to Saudi Arabia. Then it’s off to Israel, Italy and Belgium. Wish we could say the same as Mayor Gist who spends 3 days at work and 4 days in Alabama……. The fake news calls it a “do-or-die” trip for The […]

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Tennessee Spotlight asks – “Is Tennessee ‘Chopped Liver’ with the NRA?”

Tennessee Spotlight asks – “Is Tennessee ‘Chopped Liver’ with the NRA?”

on May 19, 2017, 3:26 PM / in Opinion, State News

The Tennessee Spotlight released its newsletter commentary this week and asked a question that may be of interest to Tennessee’s gun owners and 2nd Amendment supporters.  The question presented in the Spotlight is “But what role has the NRA, the nation’s oldest 2nd Amendment advocacy group, played in assisting liberty-loving Tennesseans in reclaiming this right granted by our Founding Documents?” […]

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Thomas Platt of Chattanooga says he missed his mother’s wedding in north Louisiana because his 2006 Chevy Colorado flunked the state of Tennessee’s environmental emissions test.

Thomas Platt of Chattanooga says he missed his mother’s wedding in north Louisiana because his 2006 Chevy Colorado flunked the state of Tennessee’s environmental emissions test.

on May 19, 2017, 3:21 PM / in State News

We have to thank Chris Butler for piece of news…. we are surprised that Gist hasn’t set one up in Jackson….  Thomas Platt of Chattanooga says he missed his mother’s wedding in north Louisiana because his 2006 Chevy Colorado flunked the state of Tennessee’s environmental emissions test. State officials say the catalytic converter on Platt’s Colorado is a lemon, and […]

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The Inside Story on James B. Comey

on May 19, 2017, 3:13 PM / in History, National News, Opinion

From the State of the Nation, we have different point view…. Thanks Thomas…. Former FBI Director the Ultimate Inside Man SOTN Editor’s Note: The following exposé was originally posted as an excellent comment on Facebook Subject: Dropping the Hammer on Comey… Brilliant! There are very few crime/mystery novels that approach this true story for compelling drama, intrigue and brinkmanship (with […]

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ROGER AILES, RIP

ROGER AILES, RIP

on May 19, 2017, 3:00 PM / in People

by Lloyd Billingsley  /   FrontPage Mag Fox News founder offered an alternative to the old-line establishment media. “Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a cable powerhouse before leaving the company last year, died Thursday morning at the age of 77,” Fox News reported yesterday. “The Ohio-born television pioneer was a confidante of presidents and an acknowledged master of communications. […]

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SPECIAL CALLED MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING

on May 19, 2017, 2:53 PM / in Announcements, Local News

There will be a specially called meeting of the Madison County Commissioners held on Wednesday May 24th at 8:30 A.M. at the Jackson Madison County Board of Education on North Parkway.

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Week ahead: Trump budget coming Tuesday | CBO to unveil health bill score | House hearing on border tax

on May 19, 2017, 2:32 PM / in National News

If you not in the loop and already know…  President Trump is releasing his first formal budget proposal Tuesday for fiscal 2018. It comes two months after an outline of the plan, which called for deep cuts at departments and agencies across the board, set off bipartisan criticism on Capitol Hill. The plan would eliminate entire programs and slash the […]

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He’s Off: President Trump Boards Air Force One For First Foreign Trip

on May 19, 2017, 2:23 PM / in National News

By Katie Pavlich  /  Townhall  President Donald Trump is officially on his way to the Middle East as he kicks off his first foreign trip. Getting ready for my big foreign trip. Will be strongly protecting American interests – that’s what I like to do! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 19, 2017   The President’s first stop is Saudi Arabia, […]

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Did Gov. Sandoval Order the “Code Red” on Adam Laxalt?

Did Gov. Sandoval Order the “Code Red” on Adam Laxalt?

on May 19, 2017, 2:11 PM / in National News, Opinion

  The Democrats’ Grand Inquisition of Nevada Attorney General, and likely GOP gubernatorial candidate, Adam Laxalt over “The Burnett Tape” nevertheless revealed some interesting information – at least as it pertains to how the existence of the recordings got leaked in the first place. As you’ll recall, Gaming Control Board Chairman A.G. Burnett secretly recorded a conversation he had with […]

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Rosenstein: I stand by Comey memo

Rosenstein: I stand by Comey memo

on May 19, 2017, 12:51 PM / in National News

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told lawmakers during a pair of closed-door meetings that he stands by his memo that was initially used as the reason for former FBI Director James Comey’s firing. “It is a candid memorandum about the FBI Director’s public statements concerning a high-profile criminal investigation,” Rosenstein told lawmakers, according to a copy of his opening statement […]

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SCOTUS Deciding Right Now on the Future of the 2nd  Amendment

SCOTUS Deciding Right Now on the Future of the 2nd Amendment

on May 19, 2017, 12:44 PM / in National News, Opinion

The evil that is seeking to disarm us so we can’t defend ourselves is moving full blast.  The TWISTING of what words mean is busy as can be.  We see it in every thing today.  The true meanings of words has been so twisted and turned inside out that it isn’t funny.  This is ALL the work of the Demons […]

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Why Miss USA Made Some People So Angry

Why Miss USA Made Some People So Angry

on May 19, 2017, 12:39 PM / in Opinion

By David Fowler  /  FACT When I read of the flap over the comment Kara McCullough, the newly crowned Miss USA, made that health care was not a right, I couldn’t help but think of a conversation I had a few years back with my now 86-year-old dad. It helped put the question of rights in context for me, and […]

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My conclusions following yesterday’s city council vote by Glen Gaugh

My conclusions following yesterday’s city council vote by Glen Gaugh

on May 19, 2017, 12:32 PM / in Opinion

By Glen Gaugh I spoke to many people after the City of Jackson voted to pull their portion of the special option sales tax from funding education. There are a lot of opinions, but most fall, correctly, on the side of our students. The City should not have taken the money especially in the sudden, under-handed manner in which they […]

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Is the Issue Really School Funding?

on May 19, 2017, 9:29 AM / in Opinion

Yesterday, the Jackson City Council in a split vote moved to cease the movement of funds directed to education via a special options tax and instead move those funds to the general fund. This is monumental because those that have done before have never survived the court battle and could possibly lose the funding completely. Tom Bohs posted an article […]

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Hot Topics Coming Out Of Rod Rosenstein’s Briefing To The Senate

on May 19, 2017, 6:30 AM / in National News

by streiff  /  RedState Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein briefed the entirety of the United States Senate yesterday on the Comey firing and what is happening now. Lots of interesting stuff came out of it. First, Rosenstein said that he knew Comey was going to be fired before he wrote his memo. This is not a shocker to anyone as I […]

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Sweden drops charges against WikiLeaks’ founder, Julian Assange

on May 19, 2017, 6:21 AM / in International News

H/T Thomas Swedish prosecutors released a statement today saying that they will drop the preliminary investigation against WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange. “Chief prosecutor Marianne Ny has today decided to discontinue the preliminary investigation regarding suspected rape concerning Julian Assange,” the office said in its statement. Julian Assange has lived in Ecuador’s embassy in London, since 2013. The lawsuit accusing him […]

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May 19th in History

May 19th in History

on May 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

May 19 is the 139th day of the year (140th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 226 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Calocerus (Eastern Orthodox Church) Crispin of Viterbo Dunstan (commemoration, Anglicanism) Ivo of Kermartin Joaquina Vedruna de Mas Maria Bernarda Bütler Peter Celestine Pudentiana (Roman Catholic Church) May 19 […]

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Doing Our Part

Doing Our Part

on May 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I have heard your prayer . . . ; surely I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the Lord. — 2 Kings 20:5 A runner at a school track meet crossed the finish line just ahead of his nearest rival. A bystander, noticing that the winner’s lips were moving during the […]

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Armed Forces Day in United States

Armed Forces Day in United States

on May 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

  Saturday was Armed Forces Day, which many Americans celebrate annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. Armed Forces Day is also part of Armed Forces Week, which begins on the second Saturday of May. Some History on the Subject: On August 31, 1949, Louis […]

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