Archive for December 2nd, 2017

Christians and the law

Christians and the law

on December 2, 2017, 8:14 AM / in State News

Sometime during the last month Gene Davenport, a leading supporter of left swinging politics, delivered an editorial to the Jackson Sun. His title “Christians and the law” came to our attention. In the article, Dr. Davenport is attempting to rationalize why citizens within the state of Tennessee should recognize the ruling made by the Supreme court on marriage a couple […]

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‘Fixer Upper’ stars under fire for attending evangelical church

‘Fixer Upper’ stars under fire for attending evangelical church

on December 2, 2017, 8:07 AM / in National News, Opinion, Religion

Here’s a truth bomb for those who are trying to fire up the militant LGBT crowd against Chip and Joanna Gaines: it’s really none of your business where they worship. by Todd Starnes – Guest Columnist http://www.foxnews.com/archive/todd-starnes One of my guilty pleasures in life is to watch Fixer Upper marathons on HGTV. Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines have not only made […]

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Army Buddy Tells All About Roy Moore

Army Buddy Tells All About Roy Moore

on December 2, 2017, 7:13 AM / in Opinion

Written by  Selwyn Duke A man who served in Vietnam with now-Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, and who is now a lawyer, has some interesting things to say about the judge’s character. The question is, do we want to hear the truth? “Stop me if you’ve heard this one before,” writes columnist Paul Mulshine. “Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore walked […]

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Senate passes tax overhaul, securing major GOP victory

on December 2, 2017, 6:32 AM / in National News

BY JORDAIN CARNEY AND NAOMI JAGODA   |   The Hill The Senate passed legislation to overhaul the tax code early Saturday morning, handing Republicans a badly needed legislative and political victory. Senators voted 51-49 to pass the plan, capping off days of debate and hand wringing as leadership worked frantically behind the scenes to win over holdouts and get the proposal in line with the chamber’s rules. […]

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A difference of Opinion

A difference of Opinion

on December 2, 2017, 6:28 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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City Administration Sets Dec. 19 Deadline For Mediation On Confederate Monuments

City Administration Sets Dec. 19 Deadline For Mediation On Confederate Monuments

on December 2, 2017, 6:22 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries   |   The (Memphis) Daily News The city of Memphis is setting a Dec. 19 deadline for mediation efforts on the removal of Confederate monuments from city parks. Attorney Allan Wade, representing the city administration in the matter, sent a letter to attorneys for the state Friday, Dec. 1, saying city government has received no word when mediation sessions […]

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Marsha Blackburn is First Tuesday guest on Monday Dec. 4th

on December 2, 2017, 6:17 AM / in State News

From our Nashville friend From Tim Skow, host of First Tuesday in Nashville: 1ST TUESDAY Members and friends. Are YOU coming Monday ? Congressman MARSHA BLACKBURN returns MONDAY…Dec 4th…This time as a candidate for the US SENATE ! ”YUUUUGGE” topics including… but not limited to: 1] TAX Reform !! 2] DEMs threat of Federal Government SHUT DOWN on Dec 8th! 3] The coming SENATE primary vs former Congressman […]

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Save Our Fairgrounds Files Lawsuit to Stop Nashville Major Megan Barry’s Soccer Stadium Proposal

Save Our Fairgrounds Files Lawsuit to Stop Nashville Major Megan Barry’s Soccer Stadium Proposal

on December 2, 2017, 6:14 AM / in State News

By Wendy Wilson  |  The Tennessee Star Save Our Fairgrounds filed a lawsuit this week over Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s proposal for a soccer stadium, mixed-used development and other amenities at the Nashville Fairgrounds, reports WKRN News 2. Attorney Jim Roberts, vice chairman of Save Our Fairgrounds, filed the lawsuit Wednesday in Davidson County Chancery Court. The lawsuit names Metro Nashville […]

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Sen. Bob Corker says he will vote against Senate Republican tax-reform package

Sen. Bob Corker says he will vote against Senate Republican tax-reform package

on December 2, 2017, 6:06 AM / in National News, State News

The Tennessean WASHINGTON – After days of will-he-or-won’t-he intrigue, Sen. Bob Corker said Friday he will vote against the Senate Republican plan to reform the nation’s tax system after GOP leaders failed to satisfy his demands that the package must not increase the federal deficit. “From the beginning of this debate, I have been a cheerleader for legislation that – […]

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Art Swann sworn in as new 2nd District Tennessee state senator

Art Swann sworn in as new 2nd District Tennessee state senator

on December 2, 2017, 6:00 AM / in State News

MARYVILLE – The Blount County Commission on Friday selected state Rep. Art Swann as the new senator representing the 2nd Senate District to succeed Doug Overbey, who’s become the area’s U.S. attorney. The vote in a special meeting was 14-3 over Scott Williams, a retired veteran who had run against Overbey last year. Swann was immediately sworn into office by Circuit […]

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Woman, child safe after SWAT deploys

Woman, child safe after SWAT deploys

on December 2, 2017, 5:54 AM / in Local News

The Jackson Sun Jackson Police Chief Julian Wiser confirmed a woman and child are safe after police responded to a report they were being held against their will by a suspect earlier this afternoon. Wiser said police responded to a call in a residence in the area of Old Humboldt Road around 12:10 p.m. “Patrol officers responded along with hostage […]

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