Archive for February 28th, 2018

States Sue to Overturn ObamaCare in Light of Mandate Penalty Repeal

States Sue to Overturn ObamaCare in Light of Mandate Penalty Repeal

on February 28, 2018, 4:16 PM / in National News

Written by  Michael Tennant Twenty states are suing to overturn ObamaCare on the basis that the recent repeal of the individual-mandate penalty renders the Supreme Court’s 2012 decision upholding the law “legally impossible.” Texas and Wisconsin are leading the lawsuit, which was filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. The remaining plaintiffs are Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, […]

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In a mother’s womb were two babies.

In a mother’s womb were two babies.

on February 28, 2018, 3:14 PM / in Bedtime Stories

Special thanks to Robert for sending this one in….. One asked the other: “Do you believe in life after delivery?” The other replied, “Why, of course. There has to be something after delivery. Maybe we are here to prepare ourselves for what we will be later.” “Nonsense” said the first. “There is no life after delivery. What kind of life […]

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Senator Bob Corker Sticks to Retirement Plan

on February 28, 2018, 7:14 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Jim E  |   Political Insider Bob went a-courtin’ and found no takers. Again. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker has once again dropped his re-election bid after hinting that he was reconsidering in recent weeks. Politico just broke the news: Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) will not run for reelection after reconsidering his decision last fall to retire, his chief of staff said Tuesday. […]

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MSM FLORIDA SHOOTING NARRATIVE CRUMBLES: TEACHER SAW SHOOTER IN ‘FULL METAL GARB’

on February 28, 2018, 7:07 AM / in National News, Opinion

SHTF PLAN – BY MAC SLAVO Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School teacher Stacey Lippel is speaking out about what – or more specifically, who – she saw shooting up the school on that fateful Valentine’s Day. Lippel says the shooter was in “full metal garb” which is in stark contrast to the image (above) of the alleged shooter that the […]

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Con-Con Victories Press On!

Con-Con Victories Press On!

on February 28, 2018, 6:52 AM / in Announcements

Victories keep rolling in! And we owe it all to patriots like you who continue to fight to preserve the Constitution. Thank you to all those that have helped! In Washington State, BBA, COS, and Wolf PAC Con-Con resolutions were introduced, but never came up for a vote before the deadline, so those Con-Con proposals are dead for the year! […]

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Media Ignore Real Hero in Florida Shooting: Unarmed Off-duty Police Officer Heinrich

Media Ignore Real Hero in Florida Shooting: Unarmed Off-duty Police Officer Heinrich

on February 28, 2018, 6:48 AM / in National News, State News

It is Coral Springs Police Department Sergeant Jeff Heinrich (shown) who deserves most of the credit in ending the shooting spree by Nikolas Cruz, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday. Unfortunately nearly all media attention has been focused on the “failures” of Sheriff Scot Peterson, entrusted with maintaining safety on the school grounds, and three other deputies […]

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Pilots Are Armed, Why Not Teachers?

Pilots Are Armed, Why Not Teachers?

on February 28, 2018, 6:45 AM / in National News, Opinion

Chad Robichaux, a former special agent with the U.S. Federal Air Marshall Service, has been here before. Objections to arming pilots following the Islamic terror attacks on September 11, 2001 were the same as those being raised against arming teachers. Said Robichaux on Breitbart News Tonight last Thursday: “Well, you trust them [pilots] flying your airplane. So now people are saying, […]

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Thank the Following Representatives

on February 28, 2018, 6:42 AM / in State News

Please take a minute to call or e-mail and thank the subcommittee members who voted NO on HB 1713, the breeder bill, last week. This is VERY important. We have learned that HSUS is trying to somehow bring back this bill for reconsideration, even though it failed last week. They are calling the subcommittee members to ask them to reconsider […]

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TRUMP OUTSMARTED AND EXPOSED THE DEMS’ LIES ON DACA

on February 28, 2018, 6:38 AM / in Opinion

When President Trump offered a deal to the Democrats on DACA that included allowing 1.8 million DACA recipients protection and a pathway to citizenship, I thought he’d lost his mind.  After all, the total number of DACA people the Dems wanted to protect was 800,000, so why an addition million? Included with that proposal was the Wall and an end […]

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Nothing like a little gerrymandering to make the day…..

Nothing like a little gerrymandering to make the day…..

on February 28, 2018, 6:36 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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STOP the Nashville Transit Tax

STOP the Nashville Transit Tax

on February 28, 2018, 6:32 AM / in Announcements

Immediate ACTION Needed to STOP the Nashville Transit Tax   Nashville Mayor’s “solution” for traffic congestion? Oh, it’s a Doozy!! Here it is: Raise our Nashville sales tax to the highest in the nation and then use that money to borrow billions to pay for an OUTDATED two track railroad in the middle of our busiest streets. And for icing on the cake, […]

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These schools say arming teachers ‘can be done right’

These schools say arming teachers ‘can be done right’

on February 28, 2018, 6:30 AM / in National News, State News

By Nicole Chavez   |  CNN  (CNN) — Arming teachers may be a “terrible” or even a “ridiculous” idea to critics, but some teachers across the country already bring guns to school. In the wake of the Florida school shooting, the debate over whether teachers should carry guns in class has intensified. President Donald Trump is proposing bonuses for educators who […]

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TFA Backs Rep. David Byrd’s “Arming Teachers” Bill

TFA Backs Rep. David Byrd’s “Arming Teachers” Bill

on February 28, 2018, 6:26 AM / in National News, State News

The Tennessee Firearms Association, Tennessee’s “no-compromise” 2nd Amendment advocacy group, announced its support for House Bill 2208 and Senate Bill 2563, which are jointly sponsored by Rep. David Byrd (R-Waynesboro) and Sen. Joey Hensley (R – Hohenwald).  These bills would give teachers and school employees additional options for voluntary firearms training – training which Tennessee’s law enforcement has apparently refused […]

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The Eternal Lure of Nationalism

The Eternal Lure of Nationalism

on February 28, 2018, 6:21 AM / in Opinion

In a surprise overtime victory in the finals of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament, the Russians defeated Germany, 4-3. But the Russians were not permitted to have their national anthem played or flag raised, due to a past doping scandal. So, the team ignored the prohibition and sang out the Russian national anthem over the sounds of the Olympic anthem. […]

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Parkland Shooting: Questions the Left Can’t Answer

Parkland Shooting: Questions the Left Can’t Answer

on February 28, 2018, 6:15 AM / in News, Opinion

By Brian C. Joondeph   |     American Thinker The left can’t handle the truth. Now a week out from the tragic Parkland Florida shooting, emotions are still running high.  Stories and explanations change by the day. Answers should be forthcoming, but instead, we are left with only questions. Rather than answering these questions, the media is posturing and preening for political purposes. […]

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This Day In History February 28th

This Day In History February 28th

on February 28, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 306 days remaining until the end of the year (307 in leap years). Holidays Christian feast day: Abercius (martyr) Hilarius Mar Abba Oswald of Worcester Romanus of Condat Rufinus Anna Julia Cooper and Elizabeth Evelyn Wright (Episcopal Church (USA)) February 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Kalevala […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on February 28, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“[H]e whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” Thomas Paine 1776 Thomas Paine (January 29, 1737 – June 8, 1809) was an English-American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, he authored the two most influential pamphlets at the start of the […]

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Richard Stockton, Signer of Declaration of Independence

Richard Stockton, Signer of Declaration of Independence

on February 28, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Richard Stockton’s brother-in-law, Elias Boudinot, was President of the Continental Congress for a term, signed the Treaty of Paris, and founded the American Bible Society. His son, Richard Stockton, was a U.S. Senator from New Jersey. His grandson, Robert F. Stockton, was a U.S. Navy Commodore, a hero of the War of 1812, who helped freed slaves found Liberia, West […]

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Growing Up

Growing Up

on February 28, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

From him the whole body . . . grows and builds itself up in love.    Ephesians 4:16 Watching my young grandson and his friends play T-Ball is entertaining. In this version of baseball, young players often run to the wrong base or don’t know what to do with the ball if they happen to catch it.  If we were […]

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