Archive for July 14th, 2017

Russian lobbying that touched Trump tied to Moscow figures

Russian lobbying that touched Trump tied to Moscow figures

on July 14, 2017, 3:41 PM / in International News, National News

BY JONATHAN EASLEY AND JOHN SOLOMON  /  THE HILL This is just getting out of Hand….. The Russian lobbying effort that pierced President Donald Trump’s inner circle and touched Democratic and Republican lawmakers was directly connected to three Moscow businessmen, according to lobbying registration records and interviews. The lobbying campaign was led by Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin and his lobbying partner […]

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Chuck Muth July 14th 2017

Chuck Muth July 14th 2017

on July 14, 2017, 3:22 PM / in Opinion

* OK, so ISIS – which takes great pride and pleasure in blowing up innocent civilians, including teenage girls attending a concert, in addition to raping women, making them slaves and cutting off people’s heads – has been driven out of Mosul, Iraq. In the process, some Iraqi liberators have allegedly been tossing ISIS barbarians off buildings and riddling their […]

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NAACP Asks for Removal of Confederate Statue From Courthouse

NAACP Asks for Removal of Confederate Statue From Courthouse

on July 14, 2017, 3:20 PM / in State News

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) – A Tennessee chapter of the NAACP is urging officials to remove a statue of a Confederate general from in front of a county courthouse, echoing similar efforts throughout the South. Elenora Woods, president of the NAACP’s Chattanooga chapter, said Wednesday that the group will write letters to local leaders asking for the statue of Alexander P. Stewart […]

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Karl Dean Campaigns At Memphis PAC Fundraiser

on July 14, 2017, 12:12 PM / in State News

By Bill Dries  /  The Daily News  Former Nashville Mayor Karl Dean was to be among the speakers at a Thursday, July 13, Memphis fundraiser for the Tennessee Voter Project. The project is a political action committee formed by state Senate Democratic leader Lee Harris of Memphis to increase voter registration and participation among Democrats. Dean is a candidate for the Democratic […]

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Homicide Investigation Update Jackson, Tennessee

on July 14, 2017, 12:07 PM / in Local News

Jackson police continue to investigate the homicide of Michael Jerod Harris, 21, of Jackson. Around 4:50 a.m. on July 13, police were called about a shooting in the area of East University Parkway and Leebark Cove. Officers arrived and found Harris lying on the ground, with gunshot wounds, in the 60 block of East University Parkway. He was transported to […]

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NEVADA RUNNING OUT OF WEED, ‘STATE OF EMERGENCY’ DECLARED

on July 14, 2017, 6:28 AM / in National News

H/T to Thomas SOURCE: FOX NEWS Nevada’s governor has endorsed a state of emergency declared for recreational marijuana regulations, after the state’s tax authority declared that many stores are running out of weed. The Nevada Tax Commission said in a statement it will consider emergency regulations on July 13 to provide a structure for marijuana distribution to retailers. It would allow […]

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Former Ala. Chief Justice Roy Moore Leads GOP Race for U.S. Senate Seat of Jeff Sessions

Former Ala. Chief Justice Roy Moore Leads GOP Race for U.S. Senate Seat of Jeff Sessions

on July 14, 2017, 6:27 AM / in State News

Written by  Dave Bohon Roy Moore (shown), twice suspended as Alabama’s chief justice, appears to be leading all Republican candidates in the GOP primary race for the Alabama U.S. Senate seat Jeff Sessions left to become President Trump’s attorney general. Politico.com reported that, according to internal polling by one of his opponents, Moore leads all candidates with 31 percent of the […]

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For Those That Believe We Have An UnEqual Justice….

For Those That Believe We Have An UnEqual Justice….

on July 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, State News

Steven Hale wrote an interesting report on the history of Tennessee’s Electric Chair in the Nashville Scene and its use in the last 100 years. We have duplicated the report here because of its historical value. 100 years after its first use, Tennessee’s electric chair remains the state’s most prolific killer The Chair The ghosts of Tennessee’s electric chair far […]

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This Day in History July 14th

This Day in History July 14th

on July 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

In 1933, The Nazi eugenics begins with the proclamation of the Law for the Prevention of Hereditarily Diseased Offspring that calls for the compulsory sterilization of any citizen who suffers from alleged genetic disorders. Interesting enough that in a recent conversation with a local attorney of a prosperous law firm with Democrat political leanings, he stated we should enact that very policy.

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From Sunset To Sunrise

From Sunset To Sunrise

on July 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

As it is appointed for men to die once, . . . so Christ was offered once to bear the sins of many. – Hebrews 9:27-28 Kariel was riding home from a children’s program at church with her neighbor friends. Admiring the sunset, she said to Gini, the driver, “That sunset is so beautiful it looks like heaven!” So Gini […]

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States Should Move Away from Grocery Taxes

on July 14, 2017, 5:55 AM / in Opinion

By the Heartland Institute Grocery taxes are controversial and can have a dramatic effect on families by making food purchases more expensive and procuring healthy foods more difficult. Many states have moved away from these taxes because they place an unnecessary burden on lower-income people. However, 13 states and many localities continue to tax the sale of groceries. Since 1998, […]

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