Archive for April 7th, 2018

Conservative Carol Swain to Run for Mayor of Nashville

Conservative Carol Swain to Run for Mayor of Nashville

on April 7, 2018, 9:16 AM / in State News

This week conservative Carol Swain, formerly a law professor at Vanderbilt University, filed the paperwork necessary for her to run for Nashville’s mayor in the upcoming special election. Swain joins Acting Mayor David Briley, Metro Council Member-at-large Erica Gilmore, and talk show host Ralph Bristol as candidates. Carol Swain, a former Vanderbilt University law professor and well-known conservative commentator, says […]

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TN Rep Kills his own Bill

on April 7, 2018, 9:13 AM / in State News

An unusual thing happened Tuesday in the Tennessee Legislature when the sponsor of a bill failed to show up to present his bill to the committee to which it had been assigned. Rep. Jason Zachary (R-Knoxville) had sponsored House Bill 54, which would have protected all businesses from discrimination by city governments in the bidding process for contracts, in regard […]

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Tennessee Legislation Demonstrates Why Liberals Are ‘Mentally Unstable’

Tennessee Legislation Demonstrates Why Liberals Are ‘Mentally Unstable’

on April 7, 2018, 9:12 AM / in Opinion, State News

by David Fowler   |   Family Action Council of Tennessee I sat in a Tennessee Senate Committee hearing two weeks ago, listening in one ear to a debate over “child marriage” while listening through the earphone in my other ear to a House Committee meeting in which the issue of gender identity vis-a-vis biological sex in locker rooms was debated. It struck me […]

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First West Coast gender integrated Marine Combat Training class graduates

First West Coast gender integrated Marine Combat Training class graduates

on April 7, 2018, 9:09 AM / in National News

Editor’s Note: For a former Marine, this one is difficult to swallow…. By: Shawn Snow   |   Marine Times In early March, 39 women checked in to the School of Infantry-West to start a 29-day course in combat training reserved for Marines in non-infantry roles. It’s the first time in the Corps’ history that male and female Marines trained together at the Marine Combat Training […]

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Public Education Needs to Be Disinfected

Public Education Needs to Be Disinfected

on April 7, 2018, 9:04 AM / in Opinion

RUSH: Yesterday, ladies and gentlemen, we spent some time discussing cultural rot and how it’s happening in education. We had a very lengthy story yesterday about a woman who attended a convention of college administrators. She was 40 years old and she was astounded at what she was seeing and hearing at this convention. She always thought that the primary method […]

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Free Speech Under Fire, A Gullible Man-Child Leads the Forces of Fascism

Free Speech Under Fire, A Gullible Man-Child Leads the Forces of Fascism

on April 7, 2018, 9:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

By BOB PASCARELLA   |   iPatriot When you stand before the people and express your opinions and beliefs, you had better be ready to withstand the slings and arrows of adversity that may come your way. Allowing for his youth and the trauma he was subjected to, David Hogg, an 18 year old student and survivor at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High […]

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HEY JUDGE: YOU CAN’T HAVE IT BOTH WAYS

on April 7, 2018, 8:57 AM / in Opinion

Some Judge in Massachusetts just ruled that it is legal to ban so-called, “Assault Weapons”, because they are military firearms.  We all know they are not military firearms, but let’s play along with this notion for a moment. Does anyone remember the Miller Case?  In that case, Miller claimed his sawed off shotgun was protected under the Second Amendment, but […]

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Civil War

on April 7, 2018, 8:55 AM / in International News, Opinion

Europe is my home. It is where I live. Everything I value is here- on this continent. Everything I love and will suffer to lose is here. My country, separate, slightly odd, provincial and uncool; Brexit Britain, land of bad food and uncharitable reputations on dental hygiene and house cleanliness, is a European country too. God knows it is a […]

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Former Jackson city councilman creates Facebook page to engage community

Former Jackson city councilman creates Facebook page to engage community

on April 7, 2018, 8:49 AM / in Local News, Opinion

The Jackson Sun’s favorite child, Scott Conger, has finally decided to return to Facebook after an absence of several years. The young Mr. Conger is attempting to smile his way into the Mayor’s office in the city of Jackson. The Jackson Sun reported that: Conger created a Facebook page several weeks ago to reach out to the city’s younger demographic, get them […]

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Madison County Republican Party Monthly Meeting – April 9

Madison County Republican Party Monthly Meeting – April 9

on April 7, 2018, 8:26 AM / in Announcements

Please note that the meeting venue is new.  This location is just off of Highland Ave, downtown, beside The Lift.  We will meet in the covered patio area.  (216 N. Shannon Street). Chairman’s Corner Our monthly meeting will be as follows: Date:  April 9, 2018 Day:   Monday Time:  11:15 am Place:  Blacksmith Restaurant District Attorney – Jody Pickens We […]

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American Minute with Bill Federer  “The Greatest Show on Earth” -P.T. Barnum,  & Evangelist D.L. Moody

American Minute with Bill Federer “The Greatest Show on Earth” -P.T. Barnum, & Evangelist D.L. Moody

on April 7, 2018, 8:15 AM / in History

“The Greatest Show on Earth” was owned by P.T. Barnum, who died APRIL 7, 1891. Selling millions of tickets, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus had big draws including General Tom Thumb, a man only 25 inches tall, and elephant “Jumbo,” whose name entered the dictionary. Barnum, who was received by President Lincoln and gave a command performance for Queen Victoria, stated: “Most persons, on the whole, are […]

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Flat Earth Belief Proves That Millennials Are A Lost Generation

on April 7, 2018, 8:02 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Andrew West   |    Constitution.com Forgiveness is a gift that any American can give to a fellow countryman, but forgiveness for ignorance just doesn’t seem to be in our DNA. When it comes to conspiracy theories, forgiveness seems to always be in the offing.  Those who immediately jumped into tinfoil hat territory after the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001 […]

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White Bluff letter: Prayer, Bible proven low-cost school safety measures

White Bluff letter: Prayer, Bible proven low-cost school safety measures

on April 7, 2018, 7:57 AM / in Local News, Opinion

Letter to the Editor, The Tennessean Prayer, Bible ‘proven, low-cost’ school safety measure The Dickson Herald’s Friday, March 9th article on the City of Dickson adding school safety officers is a welcome improvement to better ensure the safety of our County’s children. There is one possible proven low-cost initiative that should augment this effort. Before prayer and the Bible were […]

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This is why people are tired of hearing it’s for the children

on April 7, 2018, 7:53 AM / in Opinion, State News

Bounty County Public Record A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the disparity in pay between the lower and higher pay grades for general county employees.  This pay scale is used for all county departments and offices except for the schools.  The schools nearly always seem to be treated special.  It’s so easy to demagogue that something is for the children, whether […]

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Quote For Today

Quote For Today

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

“All societies of men must be governed in some way or other. The less they have of stringent State Government, the more they must have of individual self-government…Men, in a word, must necessarily be controlled either by a power within them, or a power without them; either by the word of God, or by the strong arm of man; either […]

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Consider Him who endured such hostility

Consider Him who endured such hostility

on April 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Consider Him who endured such hostility . . . , lest you become weary and discouraged in your souls. – Hebrews 12:3 I was in my second year of widowhood and I was struggling. Morning after morning my prayer-life consisted of one daily sigh: “Lord, I shouldn’t be struggling like this!” “And why not?” His still, small voice asked me […]

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The Jabberwock

The Jabberwock

on April 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, People

The Jabberwock, the titular creature of Lewis Carroll‘s nonsense poem “Jabberwocky“. First included in Carroll’s novel Through the Looking-Glass (1871), the poem was illustrated by John Tenniel, who gave the creature “the leathery wings of a pterodactyl and the long scaly neck and tail of a sauropod“. “Jabberwocky” is considered one of the greatest nonsense poems written in English, and […]

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His Plans or Ours?

His Plans or Ours?

on April 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

“Who am I, Lord God . . . that you have brought me this far?”1 Chronicles 17:16 When my husband was 18 years old, he started a car-cleaning business. He rented a garage, hired helpers, and created advertising brochures. The business prospered. His intention was to sell it and use the proceeds to pay for college, so he was thrilled […]

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April 7th in History

April 7th in History

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

In 2008, This story hit the headlines… British Grandmother Forced to Pull Her Own Teeth Because of Socialized Medicine – A story out of England illustrates the kind of problems the
socialized medical system can generate. The London Daily Mail newspaper reports 76-year-old Elizabeth Green was turned away by 12 dentists after having no luck in searching for an NHS practitioner under the health system. She ultimately resorted to pulling her own teeth because she couldn’t find anyone to treat her. American bioethics watchdog Wesley J. Smith commented on the case: “There are lessons here for the USA as we strive to find a way to expand coverage, without sinking our own boat. One lesson is that any nationalized system will have to be sparse. If we try to cover everything, we will, in the end, cover very little. Moreover, it seems clear to me that a robust private sector component will be crucial to reforming our health care system.”

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