Archive for August 22nd, 2017

Allahu Antifa.

Allahu Antifa.

on August 22, 2017, 9:03 AM / in Opinion, State News

“Land sakes, Beauregard!  The Democrats and the Anty-fa done put a burka on Gen’rul Forrest! From RockyTop Politics

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Who Does a $15 Minimum Wage Help?

on August 22, 2017, 9:01 AM / in National News, Opinion

If you absolutely don’t have the five and a half minutes it takes to watch this very clear, straightforward video, I can answer the question in two words… NO ONE. This issue would never even see the light of day if schools (and parents) still taught critical thinking to their students (and children). But hey, if you stink at math, […]

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Nevada News August 22, 2017

Nevada News August 22, 2017

on August 22, 2017, 8:58 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

For anyone who questions whether or not Democrat gubernatorial candidate Steve Sisolak will carry the alt-left’s torch if elected, his purely partisan and self-serving letter to President Donald Trump yesterday in advance of the President’s visit to Reno should remove all doubt. “I am deeply concerned by your recent comments defending white supremacists,” Sisolak wrote on Monday. Of course, Trump did NO SUCH THING! He […]

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Always Room for A Smile

Always Room for A Smile

on August 22, 2017, 8:38 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Try picking just one favorite.. It’s not whether you win or lose, But how you place the blame. We have enough “youth,” How about a fountain of “smart”? A fool and his money can throw one heck of a party. When blondes have more fun, do they know it? Money isn’t everything, but it sure keeps the kids in touch. If […]

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Protesters shout down Charlottesville City Council members

Protesters shout down Charlottesville City Council members

on August 22, 2017, 8:24 AM / in National News, State News

Angry protesters on Monday briefly shut down a meeting of the Charlottesville, Virginia, City Council, its first since a white nationalist rally where deadly violence broke out. Residents and activists shouted down city officials over their decision to allow the “Unite the Right” rally, with about 100 people chanting “Shame” and “Shut it down!” Three people were charged with disorderly […]

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Secret Service running out of money allotted to protect Trumps

Secret Service running out of money allotted to protect Trumps

on August 22, 2017, 8:21 AM / in National News

The Secret Service said Monday that it would run out of money for salaries and overtime to protect President Trump and his family at the end of September unless Congress lifts a spending cap. Extensive business and vacation travel by Trump and members of the extended first family has placed an unexpected strain on the Secret Service, as well as […]

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Ohio judge shot in ambush-style attack outside courthouse

Ohio judge shot in ambush-style attack outside courthouse

on August 22, 2017, 8:19 AM / in National News, State News

The father of a high school football player convicted of rape in 2013 allegedly shot and wounded an Ohio judge on Monday near the Steubenville courthouse. Authorities identified the attacker as Nathaniel “Nate” Richmond, father of Ma’Lik Richmond, who served 10 months in juvenile detention after he was convicted along with another Steubenville High School football player of raping a […]

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Navy suspends operations of all ships for safety review after latest collision

Navy suspends operations of all ships for safety review after latest collision

on August 22, 2017, 8:16 AM / in National News

The Navy is suspending operations for all of its ships worldwide for one or two days to conduct safety checks following the second collision between Navy destroyers and commercial ships in two months, Adm. John Richardson, the U.S. chief of naval operations, said Monday. The inspections will cover basic seamanship and teamwork. The announcement came after the guided-missile destroyer John […]

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Spanish police kill man believed to have driven van in Barcelona attack

Spanish police kill man believed to have driven van in Barcelona attack

on August 22, 2017, 8:13 AM / in International News

Spanish police on Monday tracked down and fatally shot Younes Abouyaaqoub, the Islamist militant suspected of driving the van that killed 13 people in Barcelona last week. The Moroccan-born Abouyaaqoub allegedly stole a car, killed its driver, and fled after the attack. Police caught up to Abouyaaqoub, 22, in a rural area near Barcelona after a five-day manhunt. He held […]

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Breaking: Millennial “Triple Threat” to Appear at CLC ’17!

Breaking: Millennial “Triple Threat” to Appear at CLC ’17!

on August 22, 2017, 8:08 AM / in Announcements

BREAKING: MILLENNIAL “TRIPLE THREAT” TO APPEAR AT CLC ‘17 This just keeps getting better and better! First, we were able to persuade singer/songwriter Joy Villa to join us at the Conservative Leadership Conference in Las Vegas next month.  Then Joy was able to get her friend and fellow musician Kaya Jones to join us.  And now they’ve coaxed Antonia Okafor to join them and make it a millennial […]

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Trump’s Afghanistan Speech (Featuring Special Guest, Pakistan)

Trump’s Afghanistan Speech (Featuring Special Guest, Pakistan)

on August 22, 2017, 7:46 AM / in Opinion

by Joe Cunningham  /  RedState.com Donald Trump’s Monday night speech on the new strategy for the Afghanistan war was very much a turnaround in character for a guy who championed getting out of “failing” wars on the campaign trail. The speech featured a more humble Trump, who acknowledged, as his predecessors have, that the foreign situation is much tougher when you’re […]

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Real Clear News August 22, 2017

on August 22, 2017, 7:40 AM / in National News

Details Few, But Trump Vows to ‘Win’ in Afghanistan Pivot. Alexis Simendinger and James Arkin have the story, along with mixed congressional reaction to the president’s plan. New Strategy a Defining Moment for Mattis. Sandra Erwin reports on the defense secretary’s role in shaping the policy announced last night. Feud With Trump Shifts to Flake’s Home Turf in Arizona. Caitlin […]

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Is Trump’s Agenda Being Eclipsed?

Is Trump’s Agenda Being Eclipsed?

on August 22, 2017, 7:27 AM / in Opinion

“I have not become the King’s First Minister in order to preside over the liquidation of the British Empire,” said Winston Churchill to cheers at the Lord Mayor’s luncheon in London in November 1942. True to his word, the great man did not begin the liquidation. When his countrymen threw him out in July 1945, that role fell to Clement […]

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City proposes plan to ease stormwater requirements for Chattanooga homebuilders

City proposes plan to ease stormwater requirements for Chattanooga homebuilders

on August 22, 2017, 6:40 AM / in State News

by Dave Flessner  /   Chattanooga Times Free Press Chattanooga homebuilders who complain they have had to fight the current of city stormwater regulations could soon get some relief. But not as soon or as much as they would like. Chattanooga public works officials Monday outlined a number of changes to ease the requirements for new developers and builders to retain […]

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Williamson policy prohibits employees from using school facilities for paid tutoring

on August 22, 2017, 6:35 AM / in State News

By Melanie Balakit, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee The Williamson County school board approved policies that clarify who can rent school facilities and who can receive compensation for private tutoring Monday night. Among several changes, the policies prohibit for-profit entities from using school facilities and prohibit employees, including school volunteers, to use school facilities for paid, private tutoring or coaching. […]

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Analysis: Trump reverses views on Afghanistan, a war with no easy exits

Analysis: Trump reverses views on Afghanistan, a war with no easy exits

on August 22, 2017, 6:22 AM / in International News, National News

by Susan Page, USA TODAY WASHINGTON — In Afghanistan, there are no easy exits. George W. Bush and Barack Obama discovered that Afghanistan was a conflict they couldn’t manage to win but couldn’t afford to lose — the reality behind its unwelcome status of America’s longest war. Now Donald Trump, who as a candidate called for pulling out U.S. troops, as a president is learning that same hard lesson. […]

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In Memphis, Confederate Monuments Controversy Comes to City Hall

In Memphis, Confederate Monuments Controversy Comes to City Hall

on August 22, 2017, 6:13 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries  /  The (Memphis) Daily News The question of timing in removing two Confederate monuments from city parks arrives at City Hall Tuesday, Aug. 22. A Memphis City Council resolution that would instruct the city administration to immediately remove and/or sell Confederate monuments in city parks is scheduled for discussion at the 2:15 p.m. executive session and could […]

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The Trail of the Eclipse Through Tennessee

The Trail of the Eclipse Through Tennessee

on August 22, 2017, 6:04 AM / in History
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Parts of old Beech Bluff building to become new rec center

Parts of old Beech Bluff building to become new rec center

on August 22, 2017, 6:01 AM / in Local News, State News

Omer Yusuf, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee The Madison County Commission voted in favor of converting parts of the old Beech Bluff Elementary School into a recreational community center. The county commission voted 19-3, with three commissioners absent, in favor of the motion. The gym, cafeteria and several nearby classrooms will be converted into the recreational center, which is open […]

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Keep The Goal In View

Keep The Goal In View

on August 22, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

  Reject profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise yourself toward godliness. – 1 Timothy 4:7  Bible scholar William Barclay tells of his walks through the meadow with his bull terrier Rusty. Whenever his dog came to a shallow creek, he jumped in and started removing stones, one by one, dropping them haphazardly on the shore. This pointless activity would […]

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