Archive for February 19th, 2018

Legislative Update, February 17, 2018  Tennessee Eagle Forum

Legislative Update, February 17, 2018 Tennessee Eagle Forum

on February 19, 2018, 8:10 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to the legislative Switchboard at 615-741-3011 […]

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Pennsylvania’s Constitutional Crisis

Pennsylvania’s Constitutional Crisis

on February 19, 2018, 7:34 AM / in State News

In a repeat of the state’s extraordinary role in the 2016 presidential election, this year Pennsylvania will be the center of a serious constitutional challenge. At stake may be the entire congressional balance of power between Democrats and Republicans. Democrats in PA are attempting to do through the courts what they were not able to do at the ballot box. They […]

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secret of a happy marriage

secret of a happy marriage

on February 19, 2018, 7:13 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Poppa Gringo once visited a small village in the countryside. At the local bar, someone asked him if he was married. “I’m divorced, actually. Never could find a woman I didn’t end up fighting with all the time,” he replied. The local man said: “Then you should go talk to the Slattens who live on Lake Whitney. Rumor has it […]

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein Introduces Bill, Raises Age to Buy Rifle to 21

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Introduces Bill, Raises Age to Buy Rifle to 21

on February 19, 2018, 7:00 AM / in National News

by John Crump U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Everyone’s favorite gun-grabbing Senator, Dianne Feinstein, is back at it again with more anti-gun legislation. This time she is using the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Florida to push her political agenda on the American Public. A gun free zone and high school in Parkland, Florida was a recent scene of a mass shooting carried out by a […]

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CNN Says Cruz Dodged Interview, Then He Posts Damning Picture that Shuts Them Up

on February 19, 2018, 6:58 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY V SAXENA   |    Conservative Tribune America’s premier “fake news” network, CNN, has again demonstrated why it deserves all the ridicule it regularly receives from President Donald Trump. A day after suspect Nikolas Cruz allegedly killed 17 people during a mass shooting Wednesday at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, CNN host Chris Cuomo falsely accused three top Republicans of being too “afraid” […]

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Race for Jackson City Court Clerk

Race for Jackson City Court Clerk

on February 19, 2018, 6:42 AM / in Local News

Politics is really changing in the last 10 years… and the Democrats are pushing hard. The latest proof is the Jackson City Court race with Daryl Hubbard and his Democrat opponent Monique Merriweather. Ms. Merriweather was Mayor Jerry Gist’s appointment to what was a newly created position of Neighborhood Services. The failed position is no longer in existence. From the […]

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Fincher’s exit adds drama to race for Corker’s Senate seat

Fincher’s exit adds drama to race for Corker’s Senate seat

on February 19, 2018, 6:12 AM / in State News

Victor Ashe, Knoxville News Sentinel  If you thought things were settled in Tennessee politics, think again, with former U.S. Rep. Steve Fincher pulling out of the U.S. Senate race and urging Sen. Bob Corker to re-enter. Fincher’s withdrawal is not a total surprise, as he has been almost invisible since Christmas — a strange way to run a statewide contest. […]

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‘Resign Now! Megan Barry’ Rally Set for Tomorrow at Metro Nashville Courthouse

‘Resign Now! Megan Barry’ Rally Set for Tomorrow at Metro Nashville Courthouse

on February 19, 2018, 6:05 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Star A rally calling on embattled Mayor Megan Barry to resign “effective immediately” will take place tomorrow, Tuesday, February 20, at 5 p.m., on the south side steps of the Metro Nashville Davidson Courthouse, organizer Rick Williams told FOX 17. Late last month Mayor Barry admitted to having a two-year-long extramarital affair with her Metro Nashville police officer […]

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The best defense of the second amendment and argument against gun control I have ever heard.

The best defense of the second amendment and argument against gun control I have ever heard.

on February 19, 2018, 6:03 AM / in State News

Hats off to A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville for this.

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The Voice of Faith

The Voice of Faith

on February 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Though the fig tree does not bud . . . yet I will rejoice in the Lord.  Habakkuk 3:17-18 The news was numbing. The tears came so quickly that she couldn’t fight them. Her mind raced with questions, and fear threatened to overwhelm her. Life had been going along so well, when it was abruptly interrupted and forever changed without […]

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February 19th in History

February 19th in History

on February 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 315 days remaining until the end of the year (316 in leap years). Holidays Armed Forces Day (Mexico) Birthday of Shivaji or Shivaji Jayanti (Maharashtra, India) Christian Feast Day: Barbatus of Benevento Conrad of Piacenza February 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Commemoration of Bulgaria’s Apostle of […]

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Serving With Limitations

Serving With Limitations

on February 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness. —2 Corinthians 12:9 When he was not yet 4 years old, Itzhak Perlman was stricken by polio, making him unable to use his legs. But he compensated for that loss by devoting himself to his violin. In the years that followed, he delighted multitudes of people […]

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Quote for Today February 19th

Quote for Today February 19th

on February 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

Democracy passes into despotism. Plato Plato was a philosopher, as well as mathematician, in Classical Greece. He is considered an essential figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition, and he founded the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with Socrates and his most famous student, Aristotle, Plato laid the […]

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Brougham Castle

Brougham Castle

on February 19, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Brougham Castle, founded by Robert de Vieuxpont in the early 13th century, is south-east of Penrith, Cumbria, England, on the site of Brocavum, a Roman fort. The castle is scheduled as an Ancient Monument, along with the fort, as “Brougham Roman fort and Brougham Castle”. The Vieuxponts were a powerful land-owning family in North West England and also owned the […]

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Polk relocation in question after subcommittee vote

on February 19, 2018, 5:55 AM / in State News

By JAY POWELL  |   The Daily Herald  Efforts to relocate the tomb of James K. Polk and Sarah Polk hit a snag this week during a meeting of the Tennessee state House subcommittee. The subcommittee sent the resolution to authorize removal of the former president and first lady from the grounds of the Tennessee State Capitol to what was referred […]

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Cocke County teen charged after ‘kill list’ found

on February 19, 2018, 5:52 AM / in State News

By Ray Snader, Citizen Tribune A 14-year-old eighth grader at Edgemont Elementary was kicked out of school and charged after a “kill list” came to light, according to Cocke County authorities. Cocke County Sheriff Armando Fontes said that at approximately 8:30 p.m, Thursday night, SRO/Deputy Colby Franco was contacted by a concerned parent who’s child attended Edgemont Elementary. The parent […]

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Hunting and fishing licenses going on sale in Tennessee

on February 19, 2018, 5:48 AM / in State News

AP – Licenses for hunting and fishing are going on sale this weekend in Tennessee. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says licenses for hunting and fishing in the state will be available starting yesterday. The new licenses are valid through February 2019. The 2017-2018 licenses expire Feb. 28. License sales provide the primary funding for the wildlife resources agency. They […]

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TVA CEO defends the undefendable purchase of corporate jets, helicopter

TVA CEO defends the undefendable purchase of corporate jets, helicopter

on February 19, 2018, 5:44 AM / in State News

TVA President Bill Johnson recalls being grounded because of fog at a small Alabama airport three years ago when another single-engine, single-pilot TVA helicopter arrived with five executives from a foreign company on board looking at a potential industrial site in the area. “It occurred to me that if we crashed that helicopter, we would wipe out the entire management […]

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Cachet Peterson, 21, Killed, Tiana Linares, 24, Injured, In Drive-by Shooting Early Sunday Morning On Chestnut Street

Cachet Peterson, 21, Killed, Tiana Linares, 24, Injured, In Drive-by Shooting Early Sunday Morning On Chestnut Street

on February 19, 2018, 5:36 AM / in State News

Chattanooga – Cachet Peterson, 21, was killed and Tiana Linares, 24, was injured in a drive-by shooting on Chestnut Street early Sunday morning. The Chattanooga Police Department responded to a shooting call at 1:27 a.m. in the 1800 block of Chestnut Street. Upon arrival, officers located the two female victims in a vehicle suffering from gunshot wounds. HCEMS responded to the […]

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The Report is In…. 20 fire fatalities make January TN’s third-deadliest month since 2010

on February 19, 2018, 5:31 AM / in State News

NASHVILLE — The latest tally of January fire fatalities has the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) urgently renewing its call that residents turn their focus to fire prevention during the high-risk winter months. Current SFMO data indicates that 15 fatal fires caused 20 fatalities in Tennessee during January 2018, making it the third-deadliest month for fire deaths since 2010 (December […]

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