Archive for December 12th, 2017

Beacon Center Releases Tennessee 2017 Pork Report

Beacon Center Releases Tennessee 2017 Pork Report

on December 12, 2017, 10:55 AM / in Announcements

Today, we released our 12th annual Tennessee Pork Report and revealed that state and local government officials wasted more than $400 million of taxpayer money this past year. The Pork Report highlights a combination of government mismanagement, incompetence, and outright fraud. The Beacon Center allowed Tennesseans like you to choose the infamous “Pork of the Year” award, and it really came down to the wire. After nearly […]

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Dem Representative Morris settles AG lawsuit quietly and cheaply

Dem Representative Morris settles AG lawsuit quietly and cheaply

on December 12, 2017, 8:30 AM / in State News

I have long found it laughable how quick the LEFTISTS are to disclose any alleged wrongdoing by a conservative, a Christian, or some one who doesn’t walk in lock step  with the *progressive agenda..  Since I returned to Washington I have watched little Bobby Ferguson jump up in front of a TV camera and grab a mic to denounce those […]

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U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear gay ‘spousal’ benefits case

on December 12, 2017, 8:21 AM / in National News

By Doug Mainwaring WASHINGTON, D.C., (LifeSiteNews) – Texas businesses will not be forced to give spousal benefits to employees in same-sex “marriages” after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the issue. The city of Houston, Texas, sought to overturn a state Supreme Court ruling allowing for the elimination of spousal insurance benefits to same-sex spouses of city employees, but the […]

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Maury Democrats stand behind party chairman

Maury Democrats stand behind party chairman

on December 12, 2017, 8:11 AM / in State News

By JAMES BENNETT  |   The Daily Herald  Guilty or Not? The Maury County Democratic Party cancelled an Executive Committee meeting scheduled for Tuesday night to review the status of party chairman Seth James Campbell. The decision came after the state party messaged Campbell on Monday, saying it would not attend. The state party last week recommended that Campbell resign after […]

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What Should We Fight For?

What Should We Fight For?

on December 12, 2017, 8:02 AM / in Opinion

“We will never accept Russia’s occupation and attempted annexation of Crimea,” declaimed Rex Tillerson last week in Vienna. “Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns full control of the peninsula to Ukraine.” Tillerson’s principled rejection of the seizure of land by military force — “never accept” — came just one day after President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s […]

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New Yorker fires correspondent Ryan Lizza over sexual misconduct allegation

New Yorker fires correspondent Ryan Lizza over sexual misconduct allegation

on December 12, 2017, 7:58 AM / in National News

It is difficult to tell reality from fiction these days and when since there are very few rules that measure the difference between what is and what is not sexual misconduct… it becomes discretionary upon management to rule on these matters… The New Yorker announced Monday that it had fired Washington correspondent Ryan Lizza over an allegation of sexual misconduct. […]

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Former U.S. soldier who defected to North Korea in Cold War dies

Former U.S. soldier who defected to North Korea in Cold War dies

on December 12, 2017, 7:51 AM / in People

Former U.S. soldier Charles Jenkins, who defected to North Korea while drunk in a bizarre Cold War drama, has died at age 77, Japan’s NHK broadcaster reported Tuesday. Jenkins was a young Army sergeant stationed at the Demilitarized Zone in South Korea when he got drunk and crossed into North Korea in what he would later describe as the “biggest […]

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65

on December 12, 2017, 7:46 AM / in People

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday in a San Francisco hospital. He was 65. Lee was the first Asian American to lead the San Francisco government. He was appointed by the Board of Supervisors in 2011 to replace former mayor Gavin Newsom after his election as the state’s lieutenant governor. Lee was then elected to a full term […]

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Judge denies Pentagon request to delay deadline for accepting transgender recruits

Judge denies Pentagon request to delay deadline for accepting transgender recruits

on December 12, 2017, 7:44 AM / in National News

Read this with caution…. this crap is from CNN. Using a rule that doesn’t exist by law a federal judge on Monday denied a Trump administration request to delay an order for the military to start accepting transgender recruits on Jan. 1. The Pentagon said it would comply. Transgender service members have challenged President Trump’s memorandum telling the military to bar […]

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Alabama’s controversial Senate race goes to voters

on December 12, 2017, 7:39 AM / in National News, State News

Alabama Senate candidates Roy Moore and Doug Jones face off Tuesday in their closely watched special election, with polls showing a dead heat. A Fox News poll published Monday showed Jones, the Democrat, up 10 points, but a rival poll by Emerson showed Moore, the Republican, with a 9-point lead. RealClearPolitics‘ average between Nov. 27 and Dec. 10 put Moore […]

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DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES COMPLETES SPINOFF INTO POWERTRAIN, AFTERMARKET FOCUSED STAND-ALONE COMPANY

DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES COMPLETES SPINOFF INTO POWERTRAIN, AFTERMARKET FOCUSED STAND-ALONE COMPANY

on December 12, 2017, 7:28 AM / in International News, National News

By  Aftermarket Business World Wire Reports Today, Delphi Technologies became a $4.5-billion independent company trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The new company, a spinoff from Delphi Automotive, builds upon the strength of its heritage of providing advanced vehicle propulsion solutions through combustion systems, electrification products and software and controls for global automotive, commercial vehicle and aftermarket customers. “We are […]

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Here Is Where We Should Be Ashamed

Here Is Where We Should Be Ashamed

on December 12, 2017, 7:25 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Security guard shooting at Nashville hookah bar highlights confusion over and “traps within” Tennessee’s “no retreat” law

Security guard shooting at Nashville hookah bar highlights confusion over and “traps within” Tennessee’s “no retreat” law

on December 12, 2017, 7:22 AM / in Opinion, State News

Shooting by four security guards resulting in death at a Nashville hookah bar illustrates serious problems with wording of Tennessee’s self defense – “no retreat” statute – wording that TFA opposed. This weekend, in the early morning hours of Sunday, of Sunday December 10, 2017, armed private security officers appeared to have been involved in a shooting incident which left […]

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Urge Your Senator to Kill the Traffic Ticket Gun Ban

Urge Your Senator to Kill the Traffic Ticket Gun Ban

on December 12, 2017, 7:03 AM / in Announcements, National News

The Senate held its first hearings Wednesday on the most serious gun control threat in over a decade. The bill is the Cornyn-Schumer-Feinstein-Blumenthal-Murphy legislation, S. 2135.  And it would bribe the states and force federal agencies to send every possible eligible name to the national gun ban list, NICS. This means that a whole lot of decent Americans are going […]

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Wife of demoted DOJ official worked for firm behind anti-Trump dossier

Wife of demoted DOJ official worked for firm behind anti-Trump dossier

on December 12, 2017, 6:59 AM / in National News

By James Rosen, Jake Gibson   |   Fox News Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comA senior Justice Department official demoted last week for concealing his meetings with the men behind the anti-Trump “dossier” had even closer ties to Fusion GPS, the firm responsible for the incendiary document, than have been disclosed, Fox News has confirmed: The official’s wife worked for Fusion GPS during the […]

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Establishment Republicans Charged With Anti-Moore Post Articles

Establishment Republicans Charged With Anti-Moore Post Articles

on December 12, 2017, 6:53 AM / in National News, Opinion

Something about Independent thought that drive both parties crazy. Written by  Steve Byas Big League Politics is making the case that establishment Republicans are behind the Washington Post’s allegations that Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore had multiple romantic relationships with teenage girls in the 1970s, when Moore was single and in his early 30s. Patrick Howley, the editor-in-chief of Big League Politics, is claiming […]

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Ancient pagan ‘gods’ reappearing around U.S., world

Ancient pagan ‘gods’ reappearing around U.S., world

on December 12, 2017, 6:35 AM / in International News, Opinion

How many *Pagan gods* do you worship?  like football – Hollywood celebrities – Face Book or other technology –  Think of who or WHAT you devote the majority of your time to each day. –  Jackie http://www.wnd.com/2017/12/ancient-pagan-gods-reappearing-around-world/ Ancient pagan ‘gods’ reappearing around U.S., world 1st Baal, now war goddess Athena as ‘occult is soaring in popularity’ They’re doing it again! […]

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A Story About An Old 1956 Chevy

A Story About An Old 1956 Chevy

on December 12, 2017, 6:10 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The proud owner of a magnificent 1956 Chevrolet convertible, wrote to say he had restored the car to perfection over the last few years, and sent this: On a very warm summer afternoon he decided to take his car to town. It needed gas, as the gauge was practically on empty, but he wanted ice cream, so he headed first […]

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Serving Without Distraction

Serving Without Distraction

on December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Martha was distracted with much serving. —Luke 10:40 While Martha served Jesus unsparingly, her sister Mary sat at His feet, listening and learning. Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892) believed that Martha’s mistake wasn’t her serving, but rather that she allowed it to distract her attention from Jesus. Spurgeon believed that we should be Martha and Mary in one. He wrote, “We […]

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Alexander Solzhenitsyn – ‘They are trying to disarm your strong and magnificent country… Working men of America…do not…become weak.’

Alexander Solzhenitsyn – ‘They are trying to disarm your strong and magnificent country… Working men of America…do not…become weak.’

on December 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

Alexander Solzhenitsyn was born in Russia, DECEMBER 11, 1918. He was arrested for writing a letter criticizing Joseph Stalin and spent 11 years in labor camps. He began writing and eventually received the Nobel Prize for Literature. Speaking in Washington, D.C., June 30, 1975, Alexander Solzhenitsyn gave a warning to the west: “In pre-revolutionary Russia…there were attempts of the Tsar’s […]

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