Archive for April 9th, 2018

Gay bar apologizes for flying pro-police flag, says it didn’t know meaning and won’t fly it again

Gay bar apologizes for flying pro-police flag, says it didn’t know meaning and won’t fly it again

on April 9, 2018, 9:36 AM / in National News

Sara Taylor  |   The Blaze Management at a Washington, D.C., gay sports bar has apologized for flying a thin blue line flag outside of the establishment, noting that they weren’t aware that flying the flag was apparently synonymous with opposing the Black Lives Matter movement. The thin blue line flag is not officially affiliated with any particular group or political movement — […]

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Gov. Rick Scott aims to unseat Florida’s Democratic senator

Gov. Rick Scott aims to unseat Florida’s Democratic senator

on April 9, 2018, 9:27 AM / in National News, State News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Calling Washington “horribly dysfunctional,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott is challenging U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in an election that could be one of the most expensive and highly-watched races in the nation. The Republican governor was expected to criticize “career politicians” and call for term limits for members of Congress while formally announcing his campaign on Monday. […]

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Trans Mountain pipeline expansion suspended

on April 9, 2018, 9:24 AM / in International News, National News

Kinder Morgan said Sunday it would suspend work on the controversial expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline. The project would come close to tripling the amount of oil moved from Canada’s oil sands to the Pacific Coast. Kinder Morgan decided to halt all non-essential activities and spending on the expansion because of opposition by the British Columbia government. The Texas-based […]

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Hospital Visit

Hospital Visit

on April 9, 2018, 9:22 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Finally, the doctor came in looking tired and somber. “I’m afraid I’m the bearer of bad news,” he said as he surveyed the worried faces. “The only hope left for your loved one at this time is a brain transplant. It’s an experimental procedure, very risky, but it is the only hope. Insurance will cover the procedure, but you will […]

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It won’t matter if we don’t get the House bill out of committee

on April 9, 2018, 9:14 AM / in State News

About 18 months of work is on the line TUESDAY at 10:00am.  If we don’t get the bill out of the House committee the Senate won’t get a chance to vote on it. Opponents have testified against it multiple times, sometimes with questionable information – anything they can do to cause confusion and mis-direction. We have agreed to amendments trying to […]

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Magnificent Men

Magnificent Men

on April 9, 2018, 9:09 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, April 9, 2018. On this date in 1959, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration introduced this country’s first astronauts to the media. Selected from 32 immensely qualified finalists, these seven brave Americans were chosen because leaders of the new agency believed they combined the mental makeup of Jackie Robinson and the flying ability of Chuck Yeager. […]

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West TN Regional Chapter TFA Meeting – Thursday, April 12, 2018

on April 9, 2018, 9:06 AM / in Announcements

The West TN Regional Chapter of the TFA will hold its April stated meeting Thursday the 12th at Brooks Shaw Old Country Store, located in the Casey Jones Village, Jackson, TN. Our room will be available at 5:30 p.m. for those who wish to share a meal and fellowship. There will be a short legislative update at 6:45 p.m. and […]

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Who Killed MLK’s Dream?

Who Killed MLK’s Dream?

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

Today’s Democrat Party race hustlers have turned Martin Luther King’s dream into a nightmare for millions of urban black Americans. “Every measure of prudence, therefore, ought to be assumed for the eventual total extirpation of slavery from the United States. … I have, throughout my whole life, held the practice of slavery in … abhorrence.” —John Adams (1819) On this […]

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AR-15 Style Rifles on Tempe Police Motorcycles

AR-15 Style Rifles on Tempe Police Motorcycles

on April 9, 2018, 9:01 AM / in State News

Link to video above More and more police agencies are issuing AR-15 style rifles to their officers, as police recognize the many advantages of the rifle for defense of self or others. One of the latest groups to be issued the rifles are Tempe, Arizona Motorcycle officers. Motorcycle officers present a challenge for AR-15 issue because a method had to be […]

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Mitch McConnell is Letting Democrats Block Hundreds of  Trump’s Nominees

Mitch McConnell is Letting Democrats Block Hundreds of Trump’s Nominees

on April 9, 2018, 8:58 AM / in National News, Opinion

The GREATEST enemy Pres. Trump has to deal with is the RINO’s –  those fake Republicans who are doing all they can to block every appointment – every proposal to MAGA (and the reasons that the American voter elected Trump to be our resident).   The Congressional halls are filled with these Swamp creatures.  Until they are fully exposed and run […]

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Google employees are suddenly realizing their employer is pure EVIL; now they’re freaking out over Pentagon AI “terminator” project

Google employees are suddenly realizing their employer is pure EVIL; now they’re freaking out over Pentagon AI “terminator” project

on April 9, 2018, 8:55 AM / in National News, Opinion

by: Ethan Huff (Natural News) The aesthetic appeal of its sprawling, modern campus with sun-lit cafeterias and lush outdoor gardens is no longer shielding the Google corporation from the scrutiny it deserves, as more than 3,100 of the search engine’s employees recently signed onto a petition demanding that their employer cease its role in advancing the development of artificial intelligence (AI). According to […]

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Al Sharpton Announces Plan To Steal Parkland Survivors’ Limelight

Al Sharpton Announces Plan To Steal Parkland Survivors’ Limelight

on April 9, 2018, 8:44 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY BENJAMIN ARIE   |   Conservative Tribune “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” That famous piece of political “wisdom” seems to have become the motto of gun control advocates in the wake of Parkland … and now it appears to be the credo of one of the most famous pot-stirrers in all of politics. Al Sharpton has finally figured out […]

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Federal Judge Upholds Firearm Ban: ‘Not Within the Scope of…2nd Amendment’

on April 9, 2018, 8:39 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Rebekah Baker   |   The Western Journal A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged Massachusetts’ ban on so-called assault weapons and large capacity magazines, the Boston Globe reported. In a ruling on Friday, U.S. District Judge William Young stated that the ban doesn’t violate the Second Amendment, claiming that such weapons are “military firearms” and are thus not protected by the […]

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The United States Bars Christian, Not Muslim, Refugees From Syria

on April 9, 2018, 8:28 AM / in Opinion

by Elliott Abrams The title of this blog post–The United States Bars Christian, Not Muslim, Refugees From Syria–will strike many readers as ridiculous. But the numbers tell a different story: The United States has accepted 10,801 Syrian refugees, of whom 56 are Christian. Not 56 percent; 56 total, out of 10,801. That is to say, one half of one percent. The BBC says […]

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Ross: Even A Fool Like Me Can See It

Ross: Even A Fool Like Me Can See It

on April 9, 2018, 8:18 AM / in Opinion

The Federal Observer Have you ever been in a room filled with people, yet felt completely out of place, as if you didn’t belong there? If you have, then you’ll at least have somewhat of an understanding how I feel whenever I leave my home and have to interact with the people of modern day America. It’s bad enough dealing […]

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Democratic candidates Chism and Harris vie for party nod in county mayor’s race.

Democratic candidates Chism and Harris vie for party nod in county mayor’s race.

on April 9, 2018, 8:00 AM / in State News

The preliminary rounds of the run for Shelby County mayor begin this week with early voting for the May 1 primaries. Today, we feature profiles on the two candidates — Sidney Chism and Lee Harris — seeking the party nomination in the Democratic Primary. The winner of that race will face the winner of the three-candidate race for the Republican […]

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Willie Herenton is ready to take the City of Memphis further down the tubes.

on April 9, 2018, 7:57 AM / in State News

Willie Herenton, the longest-serving mayor in the city’s history, is ready for the 2019 campaign for mayor. Herenton is acknowledging things have changed politically but views a new generation as needing leadership.

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This is why you can’t ban guns

on April 9, 2018, 7:50 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Donald Sensing I did not say you should not ban guns. I did not say you must not ban guns. No, this is why you cannot ban guns: it is impossible. 3D printing has been used to manufacture a stainless steel bridge 41 feet long and 18 feet wide. Such technology has already been used to print firearms, and as the technology improves the firearms […]

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Kimball, Tenn., board terminates local cable company’s franchise agreement

Kimball, Tenn., board terminates local cable company’s franchise agreement

on April 9, 2018, 7:24 AM / in State News

by Ryan Lewis  |   Chattanooga Times Free Press KIMBALL, Tenn. — After city leaders voted to file a formal complaint with the state in January over a local cable company’s failure to pay required franchise fees, they discovered that company doesn’t have a state franchise agreement after all. At the April meeting of the Kimball Board of Mayor and Aldermen, […]

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State GOP removes 7 Senate candidates, 1 governor candidate from primary ballot

on April 9, 2018, 7:15 AM / in State News

Nate Rau, USA TODAY NETWORK The state Republican Party took action Saturday to remove seven Senate candidates and one gubernatorial candidate from the August ballot because they lacked the voting credentials to justify running as Republicans. The political subcommittee of the Republican Party executive committee recommended removing the candidates from the primary ballot for “failing to meet the bona fide standards […]

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