Archive for June 6th, 2017

Buried with a Fork

Buried with a Fork

on June 6, 2017, 8:37 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Special Thanks to Thomas When Mrs. Smith was diagnosed with terminal cancer, the doctors gave her three months to live. Being the amazing person that she was, Mrs. Smith started putting her affairs “in order”, and contacted her pastor, Rev. Phillip, to convey her final wishes. She told the pastor what songs should be sung at the service, what scriptures […]

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Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Lee will be Jackson TN June 8th

Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Lee will be Jackson TN June 8th

on June 6, 2017, 8:31 AM / in Announcements
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Leaving the Nest

Leaving the Nest

on June 6, 2017, 8:18 AM / in History, People

Good morning, it’s Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Twenty years ago today, Bill and Hillary Clinton began the process of letting their only child go. Because Chelsea Clinton’s father was president and her mother was first lady, it happened publicly. The venue was Sidwell Friends School, which had long been a haven for the children of Washington’s elite, and President Clinton […]

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Then They Came for the Foster Parents and Farmers…

Then They Came for the Foster Parents and Farmers…

on June 6, 2017, 8:11 AM / in Opinion, State News

by Joseph Backholm You know about the photographers, florists, bakers, adoption agencies, coaches, chaplains,counselors, fire chiefs, innkeepers, and printers who have been targeted because of their beliefs about marriage, sexuality, or gender. This week, however, two new groups are being targeted by the tolerance gestapo: foster parents and farmers. First, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services developed new […]

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More problems with the Vandy “poll”

on June 6, 2017, 8:07 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Rocky Top Politics Garbage in — Garbage out.  The Tennessee Star did an outstanding analysis of a recent Vanderbilt poll last week, listing all the reasons it was flawed, biased and political useless. But they missed one.  An RTP tipster with way too much free time brought to our attention the following question: Q27. How much do you support […]

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Obama Administration Illegally Spied on Americans for Years

on June 6, 2017, 8:04 AM / in Opinion

The Big B.O. was a community ORGAN-EYZER.  It has always been “I – I – I – I”  with him – and he is still pushing himself with those of the FAR LEFT – ORGAN-*I*- ZING now with Merkel –  another ANTI-USA creature. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net Thanks to John Slagle for forwarding this to us By Capt Joseph R. […]

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Washington’s Empire Is Not Unraveling

Washington’s Empire Is Not Unraveling

on June 6, 2017, 7:56 AM / in Opinion

By Paul Craig Roberts  /  “Information Clearing House” The military/security complex spent seven decades building its empire. The complex assassinated one American president (JFK) who threatened the empire and drove another (Richard Nixon) out of office. The complex does not tolerate the election of politicians in Europe who might not follow Washington’s line on foreign and economic policy. Suddenly, according […]

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Sierra LaMar’s killer gets life in prison without chance of parole

Sierra LaMar’s killer gets life in prison without chance of parole

on June 6, 2017, 7:43 AM / in State News

By Evan Sernoffsky  /  SFGate.com A Santa Clara County jury on Monday spared the life of the man it convicted of kidnapping and killing 15-year-old Sierra LaMar, leaving the Morgan Hill girl’s parents disappointed but relieved the murderer will spend the rest of his life in prison. The jury gave Antolin Garcia-Torres life in prison without the possibility of parole […]

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The Wish List for the Military

The Wish List for the Military

on June 6, 2017, 7:35 AM / in National News

The Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines have submitted unfunded priorities lists, colloquially known as their wish lists, to Congress. The services send Congress lists of the top items that didn’t fit into the budget proposal to help lawmakers as they craft spending plans. The Air Force list totaled $10.7 billion. More than half of that would be put toward […]

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US officials downplay Arab nations splitting with Qatar

US officials downplay Arab nations splitting with Qatar

on June 6, 2017, 7:32 AM / in International News, National News

Defense experts on Monday warned that the diplomatic split between Qatar and four other Arab nations may affect the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), even as U.S. officials downplayed the dispute. Early Monday, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced they were cutting diplomatic ties with Qatar, closing all land, air and […]

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Is Tide Turning Against Civil Asset Forfeiture?

Is Tide Turning Against Civil Asset Forfeiture?

on June 6, 2017, 7:30 AM / in National News

Written by  Steve Byas A Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling last week in a case involving a 72-year-old grandmother offers hope to opponents of the practice known as civil asset forfeiture. Elizabeth Young lost her home and her only vehicle four years ago to civil asset forfeiture, after her son was arrested for selling $140 worth of marijuana to an undercover […]

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Members of anti-border tax group holding meetings with lawmakers

on June 6, 2017, 7:02 AM / in National News

Americans for Affordable Products (AAP) is holding a fly-in this week in which business leaders will urge members of Congress to oppose the border-adjustment tax proposal championed by House GOP leaders. The three-day fly-in is slated to involve more than 80 meetings with lawmakers and their staffs, according to AAP. More than 50 people are expected to participate in the […]

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Supreme Court curbs SEC power to seize profits from fraud

Supreme Court curbs SEC power to seize profits from fraud

on June 6, 2017, 6:58 AM / in National News

The Supreme Court issued a ruling Monday that curbs the power of the Securities and Exchange Commission to recoup profits earned in securities fraud. In a unanimous ruling, the court said the SEC can order companies to pay back illegal profits through disgorgement, but it has to do so within five years of any claim of fraud. The court’s decision […]

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Senate Leaders Still Pushing Replacement

on June 6, 2017, 6:54 AM / in National News, Opinion

Senate Republican leaders will present options on an ObamaCare replacement bill at today’s GOP lunch meeting, as lawmakers get down to decision-making time on the bill. Despite skepticism from some Republican lawmakers about whether a deal to get a bill to passage is possible, leaders are pushing forward and heading toward a vote on a bill, regardless of whether it has […]

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Golf on Sunday…..

Golf on Sunday…..

on June 6, 2017, 6:49 AM / in National News, State News

by DYLAN GWINN  /   Breitbart  Something to watch out for…. What Peyton Manning does on Sunday morning has become an intense topic of conversation, at least sinceLionel Richie serenaded the shoe-in Hall of Famer while he purchased groceries from an unimpressed cashier in his bathrobe. However, wisely, Manning didn’t wear his bathrobe this past Sunday. That’s because the Super […]

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Ivanka Trump’s ‘pride’ tweets upset LGBT activists and people of faith

Ivanka Trump’s ‘pride’ tweets upset LGBT activists and people of faith

on June 6, 2017, 6:46 AM / in National News

By Peter LaBarbera (LifeSiteNews) — First daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump went out of her way to celebrate June as “LGBT Pride Month” on Twitter, but many homosexual and transgender activists were having none of it. Neither was at least one fellow Orthodox Jew, who said it was “massively offensive” for Ivanka — as a professed follower of Orthodox Judaism […]

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Gay Pride parades are turning into anti-Trump resistance marches

Gay Pride parades are turning into anti-Trump resistance marches

on June 6, 2017, 6:41 AM / in National News, Opinion

(​LifeSiteNews​) – The theme of gay pride parades around the country this year will make a dramatic switch from celebrating homosexuality, trangenderism, and all the recent LGBT judicial wins to a militant call to resist what organizers regard as oppressive societal and government forces. Parades will no longer be parades; they are “resistance marches.” It seems switching parade identity is […]

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Domestic Policy: The Air-Traffic Controller’s Strike

Domestic Policy: The Air-Traffic Controller’s Strike

on June 6, 2017, 6:37 AM / in History, Opinion

The current Trump – Air Traffic Controllers issue reminded me of Ronald Reagan and the Air Traffic Controllers Domestic Policy: The Air-Traffic Controller’s Strike A president can clearly point to the commander in chief clause of the Constitution as a basis for his or her authority to deploy troops. However, many other actions that presidents take consist of a combination […]

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First arrest over Trump leaks: Intelligence contractor, 25, is charged under espionage laws for ‘handing secret NSA report on Russian election hacking to website’

First arrest over Trump leaks: Intelligence contractor, 25, is charged under espionage laws for ‘handing secret NSA report on Russian election hacking to website’

on June 6, 2017, 6:31 AM / in International News, National News

The federal government has leveled the first charges against an individual in connection with leaks related to the Russian election hacking. The government has charged Reality Leigh Winner, 25, a Georgia intelligence contractor, with removing classified material from a government facility. ‘Winner is a contractor with Pluribus International Corporation assigned to a U.S. government agency facility in Georgia,’ according to […]

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UT confirms canine influenza in two dogs in Knoxville area

UT confirms canine influenza in two dogs in Knoxville area

on June 6, 2017, 6:24 AM / in State News

The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed two cases of influenza in dogs in the Knoxville area, according to a UT news release posted Monday. Testing is ongoing to determine if the type is H3N2 influenza, which has recently been confirmed in dogs in Georgia and Florida. Symptoms include coughing, sneezing, nasal discharge and fever. Canine influenza […]

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