Archive for March 11th, 2018

Pro-Gun Social Worker Fired After Company Sees 1 Piece of Paper in Her Possession

on March 11, 2018, 9:21 AM / in National News, State News

By Joe Setyon   |   Western Journal  In the wake of last month’s tragic shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school, there have been increased calls for more gun control measures. Gun control advocates have used legal means to push their agenda, as seen in Florida, where Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that bans bump stocks and raises the minimum age […]

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Why Grandpa carries a gun

Why Grandpa carries a gun

on March 11, 2018, 9:13 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The quintessential reason why Grandpa carries a gun. Why Carry a Gun? My old Grandpa said to me, “Son, there comes a time in every man’s life when he stops bustin’ knuckles and starts bustin’ caps and usually it’s when he becomes too old to take a whoopin’.” I don’t carry a gun to kill people; I carry a gun […]

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Bannon speaks to nationalists in France

Bannon speaks to nationalists in France

on March 11, 2018, 9:08 AM / in International News, National News

Former White House strategist Stephen Bannon spoke to France’s far-right National Front party Saturday in Lille, France. “Let them call you racist. Let them call you xenophobes. Let them call you nativists. Wear it as a badge of honor,” he told party members. “You’re part of a worldwide movement bigger than France.” National Front is the party of Marine Le […]

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Sessions calls court rulings against Trump ‘unconstitutional’

Sessions calls court rulings against Trump ‘unconstitutional’

on March 11, 2018, 9:07 AM / in National News

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Saturday argued that court rulings which block President Trump’s policy agenda violate the Constitution. “The increasing frequency of limitless injunctions is simply unsustainable, and the ever-more extreme nature of some of these injunctions is only making it more obvious just how unconstitutional they are,” Sessions said in a speech at the Federalist Society, a conservative […]

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China warns trade war will be a ‘disaster’

China warns trade war will be a ‘disaster’

on March 11, 2018, 9:05 AM / in International News, National News

Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan on Saturday warned of grave consequences to President Trump’s proposed trade war. “There are no winners in a trade war, and it would bring disaster to our two countries as well as the rest of the world,” he said while attending the annual parliamentary session in Beijing. “China does not wish to fight a trade […]

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DOJ proposes banning bump stocks

on March 11, 2018, 9:03 AM / in National News

The Department of Justice on Saturday posted a notice of a regulatory proposal to ban bump stocks, the modification for semi-automatic weapons which permitted the Las Vegas attacker to shoot about 500 people in 10 minutes in October. The DOJ seeks to change the legal “definition of ‘machinegun’ in the National Firearms Act and Gun Control Act [to include] bump […]

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Legislative Update, March 10, 2018  Tennessee Eagle Forum

Legislative Update, March 10, 2018 Tennessee Eagle Forum

on March 11, 2018, 9:00 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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Radical Mayor Tackles ‘Visual Dehumanization’ Of Mugshots

Radical Mayor Tackles ‘Visual Dehumanization’ Of Mugshots

on March 11, 2018, 8:56 AM / in Opinion, State News

By JEFFREY CAWOOD   |    The Daily Wire Orders Police Dept In Mississippi’s Largest City To Change Release Policy In an executive order meant to “humanize individuals” and “foster systemic transformation,” the mayor of Jackson, Mississippi has forbidden the city’s police force from releasing mugshots of people engaged in officer-involved shootings. “A mug shot is just one snapshot in time, and […]

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Washington Just Legalized Human Trafficking, Babies Can Now Be Bought and Sold Commercially

on March 11, 2018, 8:50 AM / in State News

By MATT AGORIST  |    Freedom Outpost  Washington — When most people think about surrogacy, they imagine a loving infertile or same-sex couple, unable to have children, who need a surrogate mother to give them a baby. Surrogacy has long been an amazing gift for those unable to have babies. However, when laws are passed that commercialize the separation of babies […]

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Report: Justice Anthony Kennedy to Retire This Summer

Report: Justice Anthony Kennedy to Retire This Summer

on March 11, 2018, 8:41 AM / in National News

Written by Keely Sharp   |   Eagle Rising According to a GOP Senator, Justice Anthony Kennedy will be retiring this summer. Kennedy has been a crucial player in many cases, in which he was a swing vote to decide the case. So, if this is true, then Donald Trump may be appointing a new judge, and that is great news for us! […]

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NRA Drops Bombshell Videos After Governor Calls Them A ‘Terrorist Organization’

on March 11, 2018, 8:38 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY BEN MARQUIS   |   Conservative Tribune The liberal left have ramped up their rhetoric against gun owners in general and the National Rifle Association in particular as part of their most recent all-out assault against the Second Amendment-protected right to keep and bear arms. Gun owners have been told by some liberals that they are responsible for the children murdered by mass shooters […]

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Former New York Times Editor Carries ‘Little Plastic Obama Doll’ in Her Purse for ‘Comfort’

Former New York Times Editor Carries ‘Little Plastic Obama Doll’ in Her Purse for ‘Comfort’

on March 11, 2018, 8:30 AM / in National News, Opinion

By David Rutz, managing editor of the Washington Free Beacon Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson revealed in a column last week that she carries a plastic Barack Obama doll in her purse as a way to comfort herself in the Donald Trump era. At the conclusion of a Guardian columnexpressing hope for a Democratic wave in 2018 and beyond in response to […]

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Dixon Loses Appeal Seeking to Restore Right to Vote

Dixon Loses Appeal Seeking to Restore Right to Vote

on March 11, 2018, 7:35 AM / in National News, State News

By Bill Dries  |  Memphis Daily News The Tennessee Criminal Appeals Court calls it a “harsh” result, but ruled last week that former Democratic state Sen. Roscoe Dixon of Memphis cannot have his right to vote restored almost 12 years after he was convicted of corruption charges in the state’s most recent political corruption probe. The March 6 appeals court […]

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State House to consider putting child marriage ban bill back in play

State House to consider putting child marriage ban bill back in play

on March 11, 2018, 7:32 AM / in State News

by Andy Sher   |   Chattanooga Times Free Press NASHVILLE — An effort to ban child marriage in Tennessee could get new life Monday, with the Republican-controlled House expected to consider letting a subcommittee weigh reversing its decision to delay action until 2019. Majority Leader Glen Casada, R-Franklin, who made the motion last week in the Civil Justice Subcommittee to shuttle the […]

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Lee in Jackson

on March 11, 2018, 7:24 AM / in Local News, State News

By Brandon Shields  |   The Jackson Sun Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Lee was in Jackson Friday morning as part of his faith tour across the state. Lee has traveled to nearly a dozen counties across the state and talked to faith-based, non-profit groups about what the government can do to help them do their job. “Honestly there’s a number of […]

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Fredrick S. (Fred) Henry

Fredrick S. (Fred) Henry

on March 11, 2018, 7:15 AM / in People

Naples, FL – Fredrick S. (Fred) Henry, LT. Colonel US Army (retired) received his final marching orders on March 2, 2018. Fred was the only son of George S. and Eunice Cobb Henry and was born July 11, 1930 in Jackson, TN. After graduating from Jackson High in 1948, he attended the University of Alabama on an athletic scholarship where he […]

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Trade adviser ascends in Trump White House

Trade adviser ascends in Trump White House

on March 11, 2018, 7:06 AM / in National News, Opinion

One must only watch a few minutes of Peter Navarro’s economic hyper-nationalist film “Death By China” to understand why President Trump has an affinity for the man. In the movie’s opening scenes, a flag-painted cut-out of the United States map tumbles to the ground and is brutally stabbed with a knife. As the map gushes blood, the knife’s handle is […]

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HILLARY CLINTON’S GETTING AN AWARD FOR WHAT?!

on March 11, 2018, 7:03 AM / in Opinion

 STEVEN AHLE   |  Steadfast and Loyal THERE ARE MANY THINGS THAT HILLARY SHOULD GET. MAYBE A LONG STRETCH IN LEAVENWORTH OR MAYBE BEING DEPORTED TO BENGHAZI BUT I CANNOT NAME (AND I DARE YOU TO) A SINGLE POSITIVE THING SHE HAS DONE FOR THIS COUNTRY OTHER THAN RUNNING THE WORST PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN IN HISTORY AND ASSURING US THAT WE GOT […]

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Constitution Check: How free are students to comment on public policy issues?

Constitution Check: How free are students to comment on public policy issues?

on March 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Lyle Denniston looks at a recent free speech case involving students and why the Supreme Court itself has never deviated from the teaching moment that was the Tinker decision. THE STATEMENTS AT ISSUE: “Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District is known throughout the school law community as the high-water mark of student free speech rights….This case is not Tinker.  […]

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Don’t Quit!

Don’t Quit!

on March 11, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.  Hebrews 12:1-2 In 1952 Florence Chadwick attempted to swim 26 miles from the coast of California to Catalina Island. After 15 hours, a heavy fog began to block her view, she became disoriented, and she gave up. To […]

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