Archive for June 12th, 2017

American Values Post

American Values Post

on June 12, 2017, 7:45 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Special Thanks to Judy  As you know, my wife, Carol, prepares a prayer alert about once a month. I hope you will share Carol’s thoughts with your friends and fellow worshippers. Thank you for taking an interest in her monthly devotion. — Gary Bauer Today, as I reflect and gather my thoughts on the news out of Washington which deserves a […]

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Tyranny At Home

on June 12, 2017, 7:34 AM / in Opinion

“The consolidation of the states into one vast empire, sure to be aggressive abroad and despotic at home, will be the certain precursor of ruin which has overwhelmed all that preceded it.” Robert E. Lee “Information Clearing House” – The man was perceptive. Amalgamation of the states under a central government has led to exactly the effects foreseen by General Lee. In, say, […]

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Nadal wins record 10th French Open

Nadal wins record 10th French Open

on June 12, 2017, 7:30 AM / in Tennis

Rafael Nadal of Spain won his 10th French Open title on Sunday, beating Stan Wawrinka 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 in the men’s final. No other men’s tennis player has won more than seven singles titles at any single Grand Slam tournament. Fabrice Santoro, the former French star turned French Open interviewer, described the record as “one of the most beautiful exploits […]

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Germany releases three suspects after easyJet scare

Germany releases three suspects after easyJet scare

on June 12, 2017, 7:27 AM / in International News

Germany released three British men on Sunday hours after they were detained over terrorism suspicions that resulted in the diverting of their easyJet plane to Cologne on a flight from Slovenia to London. The pilot made an emergency landing after fellow passengers reported hearing the three men discuss “terrorist matters.” Bild newspaper reported that passengers said they heard the men […]

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Macron’s party dominates in first round of parliamentary elections

on June 12, 2017, 7:25 AM / in International News

French President Emmanuel Macron’s year-old party, France on the Move, and its centrist ally, MoDem, rolled over the country’s traditional Socialist and conservative parties in the first round of parliamentary elections on Sunday, setting itself up to win a projected three-quarters of the seats in the lower house after the second round next week. Macron’s allies won 31.9 percent in […]

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Puerto Rican voters back statehood

on June 12, 2017, 7:23 AM / in National News

Puerto Rican voters on Sunday overwhelmingly supported making their Caribbean island the 51st state in the U.S. Preliminary results showed nearly half a million votes for statehood, 7,600 for free association/independence, and nearly 6,700 for keeping the island’s current status as a U.S. territory. Gov. Pedro Rosello declared that “Puerto Rico voted for statehood,” although turnout was just 23 percent, […]

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Congress is Senile – A Clear and Present Danger to America

on June 12, 2017, 7:02 AM / in National News, Opinion

From The MidSouth Sentinel  Yesterday at the Comey Hearing  John McCain seemed a bit confused to say the least… Sen. John McCain startled onlookers on Thursday as he appeared to conflate the ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the campaign with the closed probe into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Johnnie boy was not happy with how his performance revealed his senility, Jack […]

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Mark Pody Announces Candidacy for State Senate Seat Mae Beavers Is Leaving to Run for Governor

on June 12, 2017, 6:56 AM / in State News

From Tennessee Star Staff  /  Read More from The Tennessee Star State Rep. Mark Pody (R-Mt. Juliet) announced today that he is a candidate for the State Senate seat that Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) is leaving to run for the Republican nomination for governor in 2018. “I want to officially announce that I am a candidate for the 17th Senatorial District […]

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Editorial: Unleash Tennessee watchdogs to collect what’s owed taxpayers

on June 12, 2017, 6:52 AM / in Opinion

Knox News Sentinel Editorial Board We find it absurd that Tennessee taxpayers are owed more than $1 million in fines and fees never collected by state watchdog agencies from elected officials, candidates and their political organizations. A million bucks left on the table because the agencies – the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance and Tennessee Ethics Commission – mandated to collect […]

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Several shot at party in Memphis

Several shot at party in Memphis

on June 12, 2017, 6:43 AM / in State News

At least three people were shot at a party late Saturday, Memphis Police said. Officers were called to apartments at 571 East, where they found three gunshot victims: An 18-year-old man in critical condition; and a 24-year-old woman and 20-year-old man, both of whom in noncritical condition. A fourth person had already been taken to a hospital by private car […]

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Mayor Barry vetoes the bill celebrating the homosexual commuity and Gay Pride week.

Mayor Barry vetoes the bill celebrating the homosexual commuity and Gay Pride week.

on June 12, 2017, 6:33 AM / in State News

By A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville Mayor Barry returned unsigned a resolution “celebrating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities and their enormous contributions to the quality of life in Nashville and Davidson County.” Returning a resolution unsigned is the same thing as vetoing, but our charter does not use the term “veto.” The mayor has been an advocate of […]

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Hamiton County Commission receives 2018 budget proposal

on June 12, 2017, 6:28 AM / in State News

By Paul Leach  /  Chattanooga Times Free Press The Hamilton County Commission has voiced little enthusiasm for hiking property taxes in any way, shape or form. On Wednesday, Mayor Jim Coppinger formally presented to commissioners the proposed $691.5 million fiscal 2018 budget — which does not call for a tax increase. The commission schedule calls for the body to vote […]

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Tennessee Senate Majority Leader said to be vetted for possible federal judgeship

Tennessee Senate Majority Leader said to be vetted for possible federal judgeship

on June 12, 2017, 6:16 AM / in State News

by Andy Sher  /  Chattanooga Times Free Press NASHVILLE — Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris, a likely 2018 GOP candidate for governor, is being vetted as a possible Trump administration pick for one of two vacant U.S. District Court judgeships in West Tennessee, state Capitol Hill sources say. The veteran Republican lawmaker, who occupies the second most powerful post in […]

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Williamson County, Tennessee may consider selling Williamson Medical Center

Williamson County, Tennessee may consider selling Williamson Medical Center

on June 12, 2017, 6:09 AM / in State News

By Elaina Sauber , USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee At the bottom of a four-page agenda for its Monday night meeting is a resolution Williamson County Commission will consider that would study the feasibility of selling a county-owned hospital as an alternative to a tax hike. But making such a sale worthwhile would require a change in state law. Proposed by Commissioner Gregg […]

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High Crimes And Misdemeanors: Obama Hogtied Law Enforcement Investigating Iranian Terrorism Funding

High Crimes And Misdemeanors: Obama Hogtied Law Enforcement Investigating Iranian Terrorism Funding

on June 12, 2017, 6:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

High Crimes And Misdemeanors: Obama Hogtied Law Enforcement Investigating Iranian Terrorism Funding Read More Articles by News With Views On Thursday, all of the attention of Trump-impeachment-obsessed Democrats and the majority of their news media minions was focused on the hearing of fired FBI director James Comey. These President Donald Trump-hating leftists were disappointed when Comey testimony showed that: Trump is not now, […]

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Permission Not Required: Michigan House Passes “Constitutional Carry” Bills

on June 12, 2017, 6:03 AM / in State News

Home » Issues » 10th Amendment » Permission Not Required: Michigan House Passes “Constitutional Carry” Bills Permission Not Required: Michigan House Passes “Constitutional Carry” Bills Posted in 10th Amendment, News LANSING, Mich. (June 9, 2017) – On Wednesday, the Michigan House passed a series of so-called “constitutional carry” bills that would make it legal for most people in the state […]

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Have A Heart

Have A Heart

on June 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You shall neither mistreat a stranger nor oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. – Exodus 22:21 People who lack feeling for others are like cold fronts on the weather map in winter—you’d rather see them going than coming. An example is the homeowner who treats the paperboy like the neighborhood pest. He acts as if […]

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June 12th in History

June 12th in History

on June 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

June 12 is the 163rd day of the year (164th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 202 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Russia Day (Russia) Chaco Armistice Day (Paraguay) Christian feast day: Basilides, Cyrinus, Nabor and Nazarius Blessed Hildegard Burjan Enmegahbowh (Episcopal Church (USA)) Gaspar Bertoni Eskil John of Sahagún Onuphrius Pope Leo […]

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