Archive for October 6th, 2017

The Establishment Squeals

The Establishment Squeals

on October 6, 2017, 6:10 PM / in Opinion

Winning! From the triumphant posters at Rocky Top Politics  Trump Revolution hits Tennessee.  Bob Corker, Bill Haslam, Kim Kaegi are the latest victims. End of an era as desperate Establishment Republicans find bench is empty, forced to recruit a re-tread. A week ago, RTP went after Bob Corker.  He retired. Then this week Rocky Top pointed out the fallacies in […]

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Never Let A Serious Crisis Go To Waste…..

Never Let A Serious Crisis Go To Waste…..

on October 6, 2017, 11:06 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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John Eagle Collision Center Must Pay $31.5 Million in Damages to Dallas Couple for Negligent Repair

John Eagle Collision Center Must Pay $31.5 Million in Damages to Dallas Couple for Negligent Repair

on October 6, 2017, 8:32 AM / in National News, State News

In 2013, Matthew Seebachan of Dallas suffered fourth-degree burns when he and his wife, Marcia, were involved in a horrific car accident. Ever since then, Matthew Seebachan has been living in so much pain that burn doctors compare it to the feeling of giving birth – every second of the day. “When you get fourth-degree burns, it totally destroys your […]

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Another Expensive Meal: Ed Jackson Fund Raiser.

Another Expensive Meal: Ed Jackson Fund Raiser.

on October 6, 2017, 8:26 AM / in Local News, State News
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State Sen. Mark Green to run for congressional seat U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn is vacating

State Sen. Mark Green to run for congressional seat U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn is vacating

on October 6, 2017, 8:24 AM / in State News

Tennessee state Sen. Mark Green will run for Congress, reversing a previous decision not to seek higher office this year in light of U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s own run for the U.S. Senate. “As a proven conservative fighter, I am ready to earn the trust of the voters and take my values and leadership to the United States Congress,” Green said […]

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Disorder in the Court

Disorder in the Court

on October 6, 2017, 8:15 AM / in Bedtime Stories

These are from a book called “Disorder in the Court” and are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and published by court reporters that had the torment of staying calm while the exchanges were taking place. Reading can be a dangerous thing…… ATTORNEY: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact? WITNESS: […]

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Harvey Weinstein’s Hollywood Savvy Is Behind His Crass NRA Ploy. That’s Why It Could Work.

Harvey Weinstein’s Hollywood Savvy Is Behind His Crass NRA Ploy. That’s Why It Could Work.

on October 6, 2017, 7:59 AM / in National News

by Caleb Howe   /    Red State Hollywood. It’s the neighborhood that conservatives love to hate but desperately wish to occupy. It is the home of privilege, excess, and money by the truckload. And it is liberal to its capitalist core. Hollywood is the primary manufacturer of our modern American popular culture, and would be its arbiter and enforcer too. It […]

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Exclusive video: Burglar robs Hicksville restaurant, prepares meal like a pro

on October 6, 2017, 7:48 AM / in State News

By CeFaan Kim  /   HICKSVILLE, Long Island (WABC) An unusual break-in was caught on camera inside a Mexican restaurant on Long Island. Nelly’s Tacqueria in Hicksville had an unwanted visitor around 2 a.m. on Tuesday. A burglar was captured by surveillance cameras. But does this thief really need the cash, or does he just really love the tacos there? The video […]

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Netflix raises subscription rates ahead of new season of Stranger Things

Netflix raises subscription rates ahead of new season of Stranger Things

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

Netflix shares jumped by 4 percent to an all-time high on Thursday after the video-streaming company announced that it was hiking its monthly subscription fee by $1 to $10.99. New customers will take the hit right away, and existing customers will see their fee rise over the next few months. Netflix’s premium, four-stream “family plan,” which also offers some content […]

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House approves $4.1 trillion budget in party-line vote

on October 6, 2017, 7:31 AM / in National News

The House of Representatives passed a $4.1 trillion budget Thursday along party lines, 219-206. Eighteen Republicans voted against the resolution, as did all the Democrats. The legislation primes the GOP for a tax-code rewrite: “We need to pass this budget so we can help bring more jobs, fairer taxes, and bigger paychecks for people across this country,” House Speaker Paul […]

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NRA backs banning ‘bump stocks’ after Las Vegas mass shooting

NRA backs banning ‘bump stocks’ after Las Vegas mass shooting

on October 6, 2017, 7:27 AM / in National News

The National Rifle Association said Thursday that it supports a push to regulate so-called bump stocks, the devices police say the gunman in the Las Vegas massacre used to make his semi-automatic rifles fire continuously, like fully automatic weapons. “The NRA believes that devices designed to allow semiautomatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations,” […]

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The Dead Soul of Stephen Paddock

The Dead Soul of Stephen Paddock

on October 6, 2017, 7:19 AM / in Opinion

What was his motive? Why did he do it? Why did Stephen Paddock, 64, rent rooms at the Mandalay Bay hotel, sneak in an arsenal of guns, a dozen of them converted to fully automatic, and rain down death on a country music concert? “We will never know,” writes columnist Eugene Robinson. “There can be no rational argument for mass […]

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The Las Vegas Shootings

The Las Vegas Shootings

on October 6, 2017, 7:09 AM / in Opinion

I will just say it upfront: I am extremely cynical of any and all mass shootings—and the one in Las Vegas is no exception. Soon after the shootings, I posted this on my Facebook page: Some preliminary thoughts: *How does ONE guy take that many long guns and that much ammunition into a hotel room without being noticed or raising […]

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US Rep Marsha Blackburn launches Senate bid

on October 6, 2017, 6:41 AM / in State News

The piece below appeared yesterday in The Tennessean newspaper and should end the speculation as to who knew what about the Corker retirement. It also tells you who was groomed for this. Is she as conservative as she touts….NO… nor has she even been. She has been in Congress since 2003 where she was elected because she did the honorable […]

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October 6th in History

October 6th in History

on October 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 86 days remaining until the end of the year Holidays Armed Forces Day (Montenegro) Christian feast day: Blessed Marie Rose Durocher Blessed Juan de Palafox y Mendoza Bruno of Cologne Faith Mary Frances of the Five Wounds Pardulphus Sagar of Laodicea […]

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“Acknowledging… ALMIGHTY GOD… for… CONSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT… to promote the…PRACTICE OF TRUE RELIGION AND VIRTUE…” -Washington

“Acknowledging… ALMIGHTY GOD… for… CONSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNMENT… to promote the…PRACTICE OF TRUE RELIGION AND VIRTUE…” -Washington

on October 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

One week after the First Amendment was approved by the U.S. Congress, President George Washington issued the First National Day of Thanksgiving and Prayer to Almighty God on OCTOBER 3, 1789. From the U.S. Capitol in New York City, the First Session of the United States Congress successfully placed ten ‘handcuffs’ or limitations on the power of the new Federal […]

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The Miracle Of Marriage

The Miracle Of Marriage

on October 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Adam said: “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh.” —Genesis 2:23 Read: Matthew 19:1-8 When Pastor Howard Sugden performed the wedding ceremony for my husband and me, he emphasized that we were participating in a miracle. We believed him, but we didn’t comprehend the size of the miracle needed to hold two people together, much […]

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