Archive for November 27th, 2017

Democrat Pollster finds 55% of Tennesseans disapprove of tax reform plan

Democrat Pollster finds 55% of Tennesseans disapprove of tax reform plan

on November 27, 2017, 9:24 AM / in State News

By A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville A company was expanding rapidly and its operations were becoming more complex and the company president decided he needed to hire a Director of Finance. He advertised the position and after narrowing the search, whittled the applicants down to three people, a mathematician, an accountant, and an economist. During the job interview he asked […]

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Tennessee Governor Candidates tax returns

Tennessee Governor Candidates tax returns

on November 27, 2017, 9:22 AM / in State News

Joel Ebert, USA TODAY NETWORK  The USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee in October requested the federal tax returns for all seven top-tier Tennessee gubernatorial candidates. U.S. Rep. Diane Black and her husband had $78.6 million in taxable income from 2013 to 2016 while House Speaker Beth Harwell and her spouse had $1.5 million during the same time period, according to […]

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The U.S. Navy Wants a New Guided-Missile Submarine

The U.S. Navy Wants a New Guided-Missile Submarine

on November 27, 2017, 9:05 AM / in National News

When the old SSGNs retire in the late 2020s, the Navy will quickly lose a large proportion of its Tomahawk launchers. More subs might be needed. The U.S. Navy Wants a New Guided-Missile Submarine The U.S. Navy is mulling a plan to build a new class of guided-missile submarines to replace today’s four-strong Ohio-class SSGNs beginning in the 2030s. The sailing branch is […]

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Meredith to buy Time Inc. for $3 billion, with Koch backing

Meredith to buy Time Inc. for $3 billion, with Koch backing

on November 27, 2017, 9:01 AM / in National News

The Meredith Corp. agreed Sunday to buy Time Inc. in an all-cash deal valued close to $3 billion. Meredith is backed by $650 million in financing from the conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch, who are known for supporting conservative political causes. Meredith, however, said the Kochs’ private equity fund would not have a seat on its board and would […]

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Trump repeats criticism of embattled Roy Moore’s opponent

on November 27, 2017, 8:58 AM / in National News, Opinion

President Trump continued to urge voters to reject Democrat Doug Jones, who is running against beleaguered former state Supreme Court chief justice Roy Moore in a special election for one of Alabama’s Senate seats. “The last thing we need in Alabama and the U.S. Senate is a Schumer/Pelosi puppet who is WEAK on Crime, WEAK on the Border, Bad for […]

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Franken returns to work ’embarrassed,’ ‘ashamed’

Franken returns to work ’embarrassed,’ ‘ashamed’

on November 27, 2017, 8:57 AM / in National News

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said Sunday in his first interview since two women accused him of groping them that he was embarrassed and ashamed but did not plan to resign. Franken told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that he hoped an ethics investigation would make “a positive contribution to the conversation, so I can be a better public servant and a […]

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“I SERVED WITH ROY MOORE IN VIETNAM”…Letter From Veteran Sets Record Straight On “Honorable, Decent, Respectable, Patriotic Commander and Soldier”

“I SERVED WITH ROY MOORE IN VIETNAM”…Letter From Veteran Sets Record Straight On “Honorable, Decent, Respectable, Patriotic Commander and Soldier”

on November 27, 2017, 8:52 AM / in Opinion

If it wasn’t for people like Vietnam veteran William E. Staehle, who made the decision to publicly defend the character of Roy Moore in an op-ed, the only picture the American people might have of the former judge, is the one painted by the leftist media and the rabid Democrat Party, that struggles to identify a single legitimate reason for Alabama […]

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DNC MEGA-DONOR Ditches Dems in Scathing Message: ‘Bunch of dumb-ass political hacks’

on November 27, 2017, 8:50 AM / in National News, Opinion

Sorry to have to temper “good news,” BUT Johnny Morgan himself was the more genuine “dumb-a$$” for having donated to such “dumb-ass political hacks” (actually Republokrat criminal narcissists) in the first place. rw   Tennessean . Wow! This is huge! The Democrats and their leaders are obviously ticking off the big guys with big bucks…Was it something they said? DNC Chairman Tom […]

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‘Vox Populi’; Taxing Decisions; Burma at a Crossroads from Real Clear Politics

‘Vox Populi’; Taxing Decisions; Burma at a Crossroads from Real Clear Politics

on November 27, 2017, 8:45 AM / in National News, Opinion

What Elites Still Don’t Understand About Populism. Peter Berkowitz highlights the viewpoints expressed in “Vox Populi,” a collection of essays by conservative intellectuals. Americans Deserve a 21st Century Tax Code. In RealClearPolicy, Stephen Lusk urges House and Senate Republicans to reach a compromise that preserves the principles of the “Big Six” tax framework released in September. If Tax Cuts Cause […]

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City Hall Shootings

on November 27, 2017, 8:43 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, November 27, 2017. Thirty-nine years ago today, San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk, a prominent member of the city’s Board of Supervisors, were gunned down in their offices by a former supervisor and political opponent named Dan White. San Francisco is my hometown and I was there on assignment for another story when the […]

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Claire McCaskill Took Action to Hide Travel on Private Plane From Public

Claire McCaskill Took Action to Hide Travel on Private Plane From Public

on November 27, 2017, 8:37 AM / in National News, State News

Email records show FAA was asked to hide tracking data of Democratic senator’s plane in April BY: Brent Scher  |   Washington Free Beacon Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) took action earlier this year to make her family’s private plane untrackable by the public, according to documents obtained from the Federal Aviation Administration. McCaskill garnered much criticism ahead of her last reelection campaign over […]

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Royal wedding looms as Prince Harry, Meghan Markle announce engagement

Royal wedding looms as Prince Harry, Meghan Markle announce engagement

on November 27, 2017, 8:33 AM / in International News, People

LONDON — One of the world’s most eligible bachelors is officially off the market. Britain’s Prince Harry is engaged to American actress Meghan Markle, royal officials announced Monday. The wedding will take place in the spring. The venue was not immediately revealed but a statement said more details would be announced “in due course.” Harry’s brother, Prince William, married Kate […]

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Taiyesha Baker, and she is determined to go out in a blaze of loathing

Taiyesha Baker, and she is determined to go out in a blaze of loathing

on November 27, 2017, 8:28 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Ben Bowles  |   Liberty Unyielding  Her name is Taiyesha Baker, and she is determined to go out in a blaze of loathing. Baker, who tweets using the handle Night Nurse, probably didn’t intend to be the center of a controverssy, but the story has evolved quickly since Indianapolis Fox affiliate WXIN reported on Saturday that “Indiana University Health was investigating after one […]

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Muslims Force Maryland School to Ban Christmas because they Feel Insulted

Muslims Force Maryland School to Ban Christmas because they Feel Insulted

on November 27, 2017, 8:23 AM / in State News

The attack on Christianity has been nothing short of a brilliantly crafted political maneuver. If you can step away from your outrage long enough, you can see that it really is an impressive movement. Christianity has maintained power in America through teaching morality, and the success of this process has spoken for itself. The newer tactic, though, is to assault […]

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Grandma’s Invitation for Thanksgiving

Grandma’s Invitation for Thanksgiving

on November 27, 2017, 8:20 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Dear Family, I’m not dead yet. Thanksgiving is still important to me. If being in my Last Will and Testament is important to you, then you might consider being with me for my favorite holiday. Dinner is at 2:00. Not 2:15. Not 2:05. Two. 2:00 Arrive late and you get what’s left over. Last year, that moron Marshall fried a […]

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John Conyers Steps Down from House Judiciary Committee

John Conyers Steps Down from House Judiciary Committee

on November 27, 2017, 7:51 AM / in National News

By Timothy Meads Embattled Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) announced Sunday that he will step down as a ranking member of the Congressional House Judiciary Committee as new sexual assault allegations come to light against the senior Democratic leader. “After careful consideration and in light of the attention drawn by recent allegations made against me, I have notified the Democratic Leader of my […]

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Facebook Censors Gun Shop’s Ad For American Flags

Facebook Censors Gun Shop’s Ad For American Flags

on November 27, 2017, 7:47 AM / in National News

By Beth Baumann   |    TownHall The Sportsman’s Shop, a small gun store in East Earl, Pennsylvania, had a Facebook ad for American flags taken down. The company said they cannot advertise flags or clothing on the social media because their page promotes the sale of firearms and firearms-related items, such as ammo. The store was able to use Facebook’s digital […]

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Cancer-Stricken Actor Val Kilmer Wants Everyone to Know Just How ‘Potent’ the ‘Power Of Prayer’ Is

on November 27, 2017, 7:36 AM / in People, Religion

By Chris Agee    |    Western Journalism As actor Val Kilmer recovers from throat cancer amid widespread speculation about his health, he revealed in a recent interview that his faith in the power of prayer continues to sustain him. He has faced criticism that he wasn’t being honest in prior remarks about his rumored illness, but explained his answers to […]

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CFPB deputy director sues Trump to block Mulvaney as interim leader

on November 27, 2017, 7:02 AM / in National News

The Hill The deputy director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) night sued President Trump in order to block Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney from taking over as acting director of the agency. Leandra English, who was tapped by former Director Richard Cordray to be the acting director, filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia against […]

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Joy Reid of MSNBC Thinks Rural Americans Are a “Core Threat”

Joy Reid of MSNBC Thinks Rural Americans Are a “Core Threat”

on November 27, 2017, 6:52 AM / in Opinion

by Erick Erickson  |   The Resurgent For the last several years, Democrats have been complaining about the constitution. While they lament Donald Trump’s supposed disregard for the constitutional processes in the United States, they have been trying to delegitimize the fifty states as semi-sovereign powers in our federal system. Democrats do not like that states are not just administrative subdivisions of […]

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