Archive for March 7th, 2018

Seattle police first in state to seize gun under mental health law

on March 7, 2018, 10:41 AM / in State News

major hat tip to Gary for this item….   Seattle only wants LEFT handed – rainbow colored weapons in the city. –  Jackie Juntti   Still, the bottom line is simple: though the man had never been arrested or charged with a crime, under this law, police forcibly removed his firearms earlier this month. And that’s unconstitutional. [ note to self, […]

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Dance Workshop in Jackson

Dance Workshop in Jackson

on March 7, 2018, 10:37 AM / in Announcements, Local News

Choreographer Renée Brooks will be holding a workshop tailored for actors and singers who want to improve their dancing skills for auditions and musicals by becoming familiar with basic dance steps and patterns. The workshop is also ideal for beginners who have always wanted to be a part of the wonderful world of musical theater. Each class builds upon itself […]

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Police Investigate Robbery at Family Dollar

on March 7, 2018, 10:34 AM / in Local News

On March 5, 2018 around 6:40 p.m., Jackson police received a call of a robbery at Family Dollar, located at 1011 Old Hickory Boulevard.  The suspect took money from the business, at gunpoint, and fled on foot. The suspect was a black male, approximately 6 feet tall and weighed about 180 to 200 pounds. He was wearing a blue hoodie, […]

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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigns in felony plea deal after affair with bodyguard

on March 7, 2018, 10:31 AM / in Opinion, People

Well, it’s over ….. or is it? On the way downtown yesterday, I felt no joy in learning that former Mayor Barry was about to resign, only sadness for our city, her family, the Forrest family, etc, but also relief. I think it was pretty clear that there must have been a lot more to come out that drove her […]

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Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles injured, 4-year-old daughter killed by car

Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles injured, 4-year-old daughter killed by car

on March 7, 2018, 10:27 AM / in People

Our thoughts and prayer go to Tony Award winner Ruthie Ann Miles who was injured and her 4-year-old daughter Abigail killed when they were struck by a car in Brooklyn on Monday. The driver, who allegedly ran a red light, said she had a seizure and didn’t remember the crash. Miles, whose real name is Ruthie Ann Blumstein, was with a […]

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West Virginia lawmakers approve pay raise to end teacher strike

West Virginia lawmakers approve pay raise to end teacher strike

on March 7, 2018, 10:22 AM / in State News

West Virginia lawmakers said Tuesday they had reached a deal to give the state’s public school teachers, and all state employees, a 5 percent pay raise. The agreement was meant to get teachers to end their nine-day strike, which has kept all of the state’s public schools closed. Teachers’ union representative Christine Campbell said she expected classes to resume on […]

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Nashville mayor resigns in plea deal tied to sex scandal

Nashville mayor resigns in plea deal tied to sex scandal

on March 7, 2018, 10:21 AM / in State News

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned on Tuesday after admitting to an affair with the head of her security detail. Barry, who is married, had said she would stay in office, but agreed to step down as party of a deal to plead guilty on a charge of theft of property worth more than $10,000. She also will reimburse the city […]

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Texas primaries set up Beto O’Rourke challenge against Ted Cruz

Texas primaries set up Beto O’Rourke challenge against Ted Cruz

on March 7, 2018, 10:19 AM / in Opinion, State News

Don’t hold your breath on this… O’Rourke’s fundraising is like most Democrats… he is not using Texas dollars. Texans voted in primaries on Tuesday, setting up a November contest between Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke. No Democrat has won a statewide election in Texas since 1994, but Democrats’ hopes were buoyed by a big surge in […]

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Stormy Daniels sues Trump, calling ‘hush agreement’ invalid

Stormy Daniels sues Trump, calling ‘hush agreement’ invalid

on March 7, 2018, 10:15 AM / in National News

Adult film star Stormy Daniels filed a lawsuit Tuesday against President Trump, claiming that the deal she made not to disclose details of her alleged relationship with Trump is invalid because Trump never signed it, although Daniels and Trump’s personal attorney, Michael Cohen, did. The suit alleges that Daniels had an intimate relationship with Trump from the summer of 2006 […]

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Trump administration sues California over sanctuary laws

Trump administration sues California over sanctuary laws

on March 7, 2018, 10:13 AM / in National News, State News

The Trump administration on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against California over three sanctuary laws the state legislature passed last year to protect undocumented immigrants, which the Justice Department said would obstruct federal immigration law and violate the Constitution’s supremacy clause. The lawsuit marks an escalation in the administration’s battle with California over immigration. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will speak to […]

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Top Trump economic adviser Gary Cohn resigns after losing tariff debate

on March 7, 2018, 10:12 AM / in National News

Note: Don’t read too much into this…. President Trump’s top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, is resigning after days of controversy over Trump’s unexpected announcement that he would impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, White House officials said Tuesday. Cohn and other free-trade advocates, including leading Republican lawmakers, have urged against the tariffs, which have prompted threats of retaliatory […]

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Trial opens over Kansas voter ID law requiring citizenship proof

Trial opens over Kansas voter ID law requiring citizenship proof

on March 7, 2018, 10:07 AM / in State News

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Reuters) – A trial over a Kansas law that requires proof of U.S citizenship from people registering to vote opened on Tuesday, with critics calling it illegal and backers saying it was a necessary tool to fight fraud. The lawsuit, filed in February 2016 in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Kansas by the American Civil […]

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The Texas Primary’s Lessons for Democrats

The Texas Primary’s Lessons for Democrats

on March 7, 2018, 10:03 AM / in National News, State News

RealClearPolitics Democrats looking for clues about their party’s strength in the Trump era found a mixture of data points in Tuesday’s Texas primaries, the first of the midterm season and considered a test run for targeted races across the country in November. While Democrats outperformed previous midterm turnout levels, the results also produced some tough lessons. Hoping to capitalize on […]

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White House Duet

on March 7, 2018, 10:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Wednesday, March 7. Forty-four years ago today, the pressure was closing in on Richard Milhous Nixon. A grand jury had indicted seven former administration officials in the burgeoning Watergate scandal and named the president himself an unindicted co-conspirator. Talk of impeachment was heard on Capitol Hill. And although Dick Nixon was no favorite in Hollywood, he was […]

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Kellyanne Conway is Accused of Violating the Hatch Act

on March 7, 2018, 8:04 AM / in National News, Opinion

The original hit article appeared on The Hill White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is accused of violating the Hatch Act on two occasions, the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) informed the Trump administration Tuesday. The Office of Special Counsel pointed out that while appearing in her official capacity, Conway endorsed and advocated against political candidates, the watchdog said, referring its findings to President […]

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Single Payer Advocates (Socialists) Attack and They Want Congress To Hide It in Omibus

on March 7, 2018, 7:30 AM / in National News

A coalition of health care providers and insurers on Tuesday called on House and Senate leaders to include additional funding for ObamaCare programs in the upcoming omnibus package to fund the government. “Immediate action is necessary to reduce premiums for individuals and families that purchase coverage on their own,” the groups wrote in the letter. The coalition, which includes America’s Health […]

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Top Health Benefits Of Whiskey

on March 7, 2018, 7:08 AM / in Food

We really didn’t know this, but if you are a moderate whiskey drinker you could very well be living life healthier than the rest of us.  Whiskey is a popular alcoholic drink consumed all over the world. It is prepared from grains. Different varieties of whiskey are available providing unique flavour, aroma and elegant colour. It is usually consumed during […]

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SP: The need for a Special Counsel to investigative the Clinton Crime family

on March 7, 2018, 7:00 AM / in News

I sent the following message to my Congress critter last night.  We need to put pressure on Republicans to call for the appointment of a Special Counsel to investigate the Clinton Crime Family. Lynn Representative McMorris-Rodgers, I remember, quite distinctly, when the issue was whether Obama was eligible, under Article II, Section I, Clause 5, United States Constitution, my writing […]

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The Politicization of the FBI

on March 7, 2018, 6:58 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Joseph E. diGenova The following is adapted from a speech delivered on January 25, 2018, at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship in Washington, D.C., as part of the AWC Family Foundation Lecture Series.  March 06, 2018 “Information Clearing House” – Over the past year, facts have emerged that suggest there was a plot by […]

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March 7th In History

March 7th In History

on March 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

March 7 is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 299 days remaining until the end of the year. Note from author:  Is America’s past a tale of racism, sexism, and bigotry? Is it a story of the conquest and rape of a continent? Is the history of the United States […]

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