Archive for January 12th, 2018

Nashville council overwhelmingly endorses holding referendum on Barry’s $5.4B transit plan

Nashville council overwhelmingly endorses holding referendum on Barry’s $5.4B transit plan

on January 12, 2018, 8:16 AM / in State News

Only goes to show to what lengths stupidity will reach Nashville Metro Council members gave their overwhelming endorsement Thursday night to hold a public referendum on Mayor Megan Barry’s transit proposal, setting up likely council approval in the coming weeks to add the measure to the May ballot. A special council committee composed of the entire body voted 29 to 1, with one abstention, to […]

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East Tennessee lawmaker to attempt to defund Planned Parenthood

East Tennessee lawmaker to attempt to defund Planned Parenthood

on January 12, 2018, 8:11 AM / in State News

Tyler Whetstone, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee An East Tennessee lawmaker has started drafting legislation that would defund Planned Parenthood operations across the state after a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the 2014 vote in favor of Amendment 1, a ballot measure that stripped the right to an abortion from the Tennessee constitution. Rep. Jimmy Matlock, R-Lenoir City, issued a […]

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Kingsport man added to TN Animal Abuse Registry after brutal cat beating

on January 12, 2018, 8:00 AM / in Opinion, State News

As expected, there seems to be a push for more attention to the animal abuse registry. You can see the bias in the story below when the writer says, “…explained why the registry is seemingly short when cases of animal abuse are widespread in Tennessee.” Who says that cases of animal abuse are widespread in Tennessee? We post as many […]

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Ingraham Warns Trump on DACA: No ‘Big Beautiful Wall,’ No End to Chain Migration — ‘Expect a Political Revolt From the Base’

on January 12, 2018, 7:52 AM / in National News, Opinion

We, the AMERICAN taxpayers need to put as much pressure on those traitors in Congress as possible.  They have had their way for decades and won’t stop destroying American unless we all stand up and take them out.  They have lived high and mighty – doing all they can to make modern day SLAVES of us – serving them instead […]

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I Was Denied Service Because of the Company’s Values, and I’m OK With That

I Was Denied Service Because of the Company’s Values, and I’m OK With That

on January 12, 2018, 7:48 AM / in National News, Opinion

What a CLEAR illustration of how the FAR LEFT operates – against the Conservative, Christian, beliefs. Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net It isn’t who you are –  It is WHOSE you are ! ! ! ! ! by Marissa Mayer    |     The Daily Signal This week, I was denied a service because the company’s values are at odds with the […]

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Collusion With Russia Was Never The Crime

Collusion With Russia Was Never The Crime

on January 12, 2018, 7:42 AM / in Opinion

All of the hoopla over non-existent collusion between Donald Trump and Russia is nothing but political theater. The real crime has been completely covered up by the American media—including the so-called conservative media. In fact, media and political pundits will always cover up virtually any crime committed by this culprit—and they have been doing so since the culprit came into […]

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DIABLO CANYON ON TRACK TO CLOSE

on January 12, 2018, 7:40 AM / in State News

California officials voted Thursday to approve the closing of the state’s last remaining nuclear power plant. All five members of the California Public Utilities Commission voted to approve Pacific Gas & Electric Co.’s request to close the Diablo Canyon Power Plant in San Luis Obispo County by 2025, the San Luis Obispo Tribune reported. “With this timing in mind, and […]

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Twitter Engineer Admits to Banning Accounts that Express Interest in God, Guns, and America

Twitter Engineer Admits to Banning Accounts that Express Interest in God, Guns, and America

on January 12, 2018, 7:38 AM / in National News

Twitter direct messaging engineer Pranay Singh admitted to mass-banning accounts that express interest in God, guns, and America, during a Project Veritas investigation. by CHARLIE NASH  |   Breitbart News “Just go to a random [Trump] tweet and just look at the followers. They’ll all be like, guns, God, ‘Merica, and with the American flag and the cross,” declared Singh, who was secretly recorded […]

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Little Rocket Man Wins the Round

Little Rocket Man Wins the Round

on January 12, 2018, 7:33 AM / in Opinion

After a year in which he tested a hydrogen bomb and an ICBM, threatened to destroy the United States, and called President Trump “a dotard,” Kim Jong Un, at the gracious invitation of the president of South Korea, will be sending a skating team to the “Peace Olympics.” An impressive year for Little Rocket Man. Thus the most serious nuclear […]

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Facebook Takes Down Christian Group’s Page, Calls Abortion Opposition “Hateful and Threatening”

Facebook Takes Down Christian Group’s Page, Calls Abortion Opposition “Hateful and Threatening”

on January 12, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News

By MICAIAH BILGER   The West Virginia-based ministry Warriors for Christ repeatedly has had its Facebook pages removed by the social media giant, according to the Christian Post. Its main page, which has more than 225,000 followers, was removed again last week, allegedly for “hateful, threatening or obscene” content. Ministry leader Pastor Rich Penkoski told the Post that they missed out […]

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Merkel’s conservatives strike tentative coalition deal with Social Democrats

on January 12, 2018, 7:28 AM / in International News

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives reached a deal with the Social Democrats early Friday to a blueprint for formal coalition negotiations. If solidified, the agreement could end months of political uncertainty after Merkel’s party emerged from September elections without enough parliamentary seats to easily form a new government, which raised questions about how long Merkel could stay in her job. […]

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Ecuador grants Julian Assange citizenship

Ecuador grants Julian Assange citizenship

on January 12, 2018, 7:26 AM / in International News

Ecuador has granted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange citizenship, the South American country’s foreign minister announced Thursday. Ecuador gave Assange asylum after he sought refuge in its London embassy in 2012, seeking to avoid being extradited to Sweden for questioning about an alleged rape. Sweden dropped the investigation because it couldn’t interview Assange, but he has remained in the embassy for […]

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Facebook alters algorithm to favor posts from friends over companies

Facebook alters algorithm to favor posts from friends over companies

on January 12, 2018, 7:24 AM / in International News, National News

Facebook said Thursday that it plans to change its algorithm to give its two billion users more content from friends and families, favoring it over news and brands. “We built Facebook to help people stay connected and bring us closer together with the people that matter to us,” Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote. “But recently we’ve gotten feedback […]

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The House rejects limits on warrantless wiretapping

The House rejects limits on warrantless wiretapping

on January 12, 2018, 7:20 AM / in National News

The House voted Thursday to extend for six years the National Security Agency’s surveillance program, rejecting a bipartisan push to rein it in. The 256 to 164 vote renews an expiring law letting the government monitor electronic communication, without warrants, from foreigners abroad even if they are talking to U.S. citizens. The original 2008 law gave legal approval to the […]

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The Missing Democratic Agenda

The Missing Democratic Agenda

on January 12, 2018, 7:16 AM / in Opinion

Column: Liberal exhaustion from Oprah to DACA by Matthew Continetti  |  Washington Free Beacon Oh, to have been a fly on the wall in Elizabeth Warren’s house as people went crazy over the prospect of Oprah 2020. I can only imagine Warren’s reaction. Did she yell at the TV? Mutter under her breath? Immediately call her media consultant in panic? We […]

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American Minute Burke on French Revolution “What is liberty without virtue? It is madness, without restraint!”; “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing”-Edmund Burke, British Statesman

American Minute Burke on French Revolution “What is liberty without virtue? It is madness, without restraint!”; “All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing”-Edmund Burke, British Statesman

on January 12, 2018, 7:12 AM / in History

“ALL that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.” This famous quote was from British statesman Edmund Burke, who was born JANUARY 12, 1729. He was considered the most influential orator in the House of Commons. Edmund Burke stands out in history because as a member of the British Parliament, he defended the rights of the American colonies and strongly […]

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SEATTLE’S ‘SODA TAX’ NEARLY DOUBLES PRICES AT COSTCO

SEATTLE’S ‘SODA TAX’ NEARLY DOUBLES PRICES AT COSTCO

on January 12, 2018, 7:02 AM / in State News

Customers are feeling the pinch of Seattle’s new Sweetened Beverage Tax. At Costco, a $15.99 case of Gatorade now costs an additional $10.34 due to the tax. A sign alerts Costco customers to the price change and also lets them know that they can go to the company’s Tukwila or Shoreline stores to buy the product without the added charge. The […]

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Kris Kobach: ‘Ludicrous’ to Say Republicans Must Agree to DACA Amnesty

Kris Kobach: ‘Ludicrous’ to Say Republicans Must Agree to DACA Amnesty

on January 12, 2018, 6:38 AM / in National News

  Kansas secretary of state and gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach (R) said it’s “ludicrous” to suggest that undocumented individuals in the U.S. on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program must be granted amnesty. The Obama-era program allows approximately 700,000 people, called DREAMers, who came to the U.S. illegally as minors to be protected from immediate deportation. During a bipartisan meeting […]

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Push It Real Good

Push It Real Good

on January 12, 2018, 6:33 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Gee Willikers! Our Moral Fabric Torn Rips As President Trump Says A Swear

Gee Willikers! Our Moral Fabric Torn Rips As President Trump Says A Swear

on January 12, 2018, 6:30 AM / in Opinion

by Joe Cunningham   |   RedState We focus too much on what he said, and not why others might agree. Yesterday, the Washington Post ran a story on a leaked conversation President Trump had during a meeting on immigration. The contents of the conversation set the media ablaze as everyone read with shock and horror that the President of the United States […]

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