Archive for June 26th, 2017

Pending legislation would give corporations the power to forcibly vaccinate you and collect your DNA records

Pending legislation would give corporations the power to forcibly vaccinate you and collect your DNA records

on June 26, 2017, 8:09 AM / in National News, Opinion

It is obvious the DNA of Dr. Josef Mengele still is alive and working to fulfill his goals. A new bill, H.R. 1313, moving through Congress would allow companies to require employees to undergo genetic testing and enroll in a mandatory vaccine program or risk losing their job. Today, laws including the 2008 Genetic Privacy and Nondiscrimination Act (known as […]

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What Christians Often Get Wrong about the Rapture

What Christians Often Get Wrong about the Rapture

on June 26, 2017, 8:06 AM / in Religion

Ryan Duncan | Crosswalk.com Entertainment Editor H/T to Thomas One of the little foibles about growing up in the 90’s is that I got to experience a “Rapture Phase” within Church culture. Thanks to the popularity of Tim LaHaye’s and Jerry B. Jenkins’ Left Behind series, many Christians became convinced the return of Christ was imminent. I remember being told […]

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CNN – Clearly Not News – Credibility None, Nada…

on June 26, 2017, 8:02 AM / in National News

It was the network’s blind & fawning defense of Bill Clinton during his embarrassing eight years in the White House that led me to mistrust it and label it the Clinton News Network…long before Trump ever started telling like it is and calling them on their leftist reporting.  He has just made scrutiny of the network more (needfully) widespread, and […]

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Stephen Hawking issues dire warning: ‘Humans need to leave Earth’

Stephen Hawking issues dire warning: ‘Humans need to leave Earth’

on June 26, 2017, 7:52 AM / in International News, Opinion

Sometimes we agree with those that have a knowledge of the world and sometimes we don’t … the stopped clock theory so to speak… you know the joke “a stopped clock is right twice a day”. Well so are some of those on the left. World-famous physicist Stephen Hawking is claiming Earth is on an unstoppable downward trajectory and that […]

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Business, Big Labor debate NAFTA tribunals

Business, Big Labor debate NAFTA tribunals

on June 26, 2017, 7:37 AM / in International News

by Sean Higgins A significant part of the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement set for this August will be whether a relatively small but elite group of lawyers gets to keep an occasional side-gig the 1993 deal created for them: Serving on the ad hoc legal tribunals that settle trade disputes under the deal. Officially known as […]

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Republicans focus on food stamps as part of major welfare reform

Republicans focus on food stamps as part of major welfare reform

on June 26, 2017, 7:31 AM / in National News

A group of Republican lawmakers thinks the time is right for the most significant welfare reform legislation in decades. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, who has risen to become one of the most influential House Republicans after co-founding a conservative caucus that ousted former Speaker John Boehner, wants to impose work requirements on the recipients of what he estimates is nearly […]

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Expert: Media duped by ‘fake’ Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

Expert: Media duped by ‘fake’ Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

on June 26, 2017, 7:25 AM / in International News

by Paul Bedard    /   Washington Examiner A sensational cache of Nazi artifacts that glorifies Adolf Hitler just found in Argentina is likely fake, according to a leading militaria collector and auctioneer. Dismissing the international media frenzy over the discovery, Bill Panagopulos, president of Maryland-based Alexander Historical Auctions, said, “What a bunch of ersatz liverwurst!” Leading a chorus of […]

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Fugitive lawyer says he’s fled the US using fake passport

Fugitive lawyer says he’s fled the US using fake passport

on June 26, 2017, 7:14 AM / in National News, State News

FILE – In this Oct 7, 2013 file photo, attorney Eric Conn gestures as he invokes his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Conn, a fugitive Kentucky lawyer at the center of a nearly $600 million Social Security fraud case, has fled the country using a […]

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Senate health care bill contains $2 billion to address opioid crisis, a fraction of what some had hoped

on June 26, 2017, 7:04 AM / in National News

According to the Tennessean the U.S. Senate’s health care bill contains $2 billion to help fight the opioid crisis gripping the nation, far less than some Republican senators had initially hoped. The bill includes $2 billion for fiscal year 2018 to provide grants to states for treatment and recovery services for people with mental or substance abuse disorders. That is just […]

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Gubernatorial Candidate Randy Boyd Donated $250,000 to La Raza Affiliate And Has Not Renounced Nashville Sanctuary City Ordinance

Gubernatorial Candidate Randy Boyd Donated $250,000 to La Raza Affiliate And Has Not Renounced Nashville Sanctuary City Ordinance

on June 26, 2017, 6:31 AM / in State News

Top Story from The Tennessee Star Almost immediately after the Metro Nashville Council voted on second reading to pass a sanctuary city ordinance last week, Congressman Diane Black (R-TN-06), State Rep. Judd Matheny (R-Tullahoma) and gubernatorial candidates, Mae Beavers and Bill Lee, issued strong rebukes to the city’s move to violate federal and state law. The Randy Boyd campaign, despite being asked directly […]

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One Tennessee corporate handout a case in disaster management

One Tennessee corporate handout a case in disaster management

on June 26, 2017, 6:23 AM / in State News

By Chris Butler   /    Tennessee Watchdog Tennessee taxpayers gave 10 wealthy corporations more than $4 billion in handouts, and state officials had to practice disaster management when dealing with one project gone wrong. The numbers came from the Washington D.C.-based Good Jobs First. Tennessee Watchdog has already identified a listing of those 10 corporations who took taxpayer money. But, […]

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What happened a the June 20th Council meeting: Sanctuary city bill passes 2nd reading, Budget adopted.

What happened a the June 20th Council meeting: Sanctuary city bill passes 2nd reading, Budget adopted.

on June 26, 2017, 6:18 AM / in State News

A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville If you are going to watch the Council meeting, you need a copy of the Council agenda and the Council staff analysis or you really will not know what is going on. You can get the agenda and analysis and my commentary on the agenda at this link. The big news of the night is […]

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Hamblen motorcyclist found dead Saturday off Boat Dock Road

on June 26, 2017, 6:09 AM / in People

A Bean Station motorcyclist last seen alive Wednesday afternoon was found dead Saturday at the bottom of a ravine off Boat Dock Road in West Hamblen County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol. Trooper Jeffrey Coffey identified the deceased as Brian W. Manning. He was 39. Manning, who was riding a 2009 Kawasaki ZX600, was northbound on Boat Dock Road […]

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Sheriff drops mayor bid in Tennessee’s 3rd-largest county

Sheriff drops mayor bid in Tennessee’s 3rd-largest county

on June 26, 2017, 6:04 AM / in State News

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sheriff Jimmy “J.J.” Jones is dropping his bid for Knox County mayor, citing an unspecified health issue in his family. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports that Jones made the announcement Friday on the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. A spokeswoman said the term-limited sheriff would not be doing any interviews about the decision. Former state […]

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Corker Says President Trump Is Keeping His Word To Veterans

on June 26, 2017, 6:01 AM / in National News, State News

When he is good, he is really good….. Friday was a good day for some. Senator Bob Corker on Friday day released the following statement after President Donald J. Trump signed into law the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 (S.1094). The bipartisan legislation will increase accountability within the VA by streamlining the process […]

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Love One Another

Love One Another

on June 26, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. – 1 John 4:7 Brandon Moody was attending his uncle D. L. Moody’s church on Easter morning. The final scene in the impressive pageant was a depiction of Jesus’ ascension into heaven. The actor who was playing Jesus […]

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Mae Beavers Hits New UT President For Reinstating Campus Diversity Office

Mae Beavers Hits New UT President For Reinstating Campus Diversity Office

on June 26, 2017, 5:57 AM / in State News

Republican gubernatorial candidate Senator Mae Beavers expressed disappointment that the Chancellor of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Beverly Davenport, has announced plans to reinstate the Campus Diversity Office and hire a new director of the LGBT Pride Center. She said in May 2016 HB 2248 became law, which defunded the University of Tennessee’s Office of Diversity “after the department published materials […]

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National Pro BBQ Tour to visit Bartlett July 1

National Pro BBQ Tour to visit Bartlett July 1

on June 26, 2017, 5:50 AM / in Announcements, State News

The National Pro BBQ Tour, the largest barbeque tournament in America, makes its way to Bartlett for a Regional Championship on Saturday, July 1. Thirty competition BBQ teams will battle it out for a chance to win a $20,000 prize purse and to advance to the National Championship. Sam’s Club, the presenting sponsor of the National Pro BBQ Tour, will […]

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Mayor City Mayor: Greensward Deal Is a ‘Win-Win-Win’

Mayor City Mayor: Greensward Deal Is a ‘Win-Win-Win’

on June 26, 2017, 5:47 AM / in State News

POSTED BY TOBY SELLS  /   Memphis Flyer Designers with Memphis-based Powers Hill Design could officially kick off their work this week to create a new main parking lot for the Memphis Zoo, a move that will eventually end parking on the Overton Park Greensward. The Memphis City Council quietly accepted funds for the project from the Overton Park Conservancy […]

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