Archive for May 14th, 2018

Can we count on you to take action today?

on May 14, 2018, 1:16 PM / in Announcements

Governor Bill Haslam is facing a firestorm of opposition to the Anti-Sanctuary City Bill that passed the Senate 27-5 and the House 64-23. The Southern Poverty Law Center, the ACLU, the TN Immigration and Refugee Resettlement Coalition (TIRRC) have launched a disinformation campaign that amounts to nothing more than political propaganda in complete disregard for the truth. In addition, it […]

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THE RELIGION OF RACISM

THE RELIGION OF RACISM

on May 14, 2018, 1:12 PM / in Opinion

Only believing in white evil can save you now. By Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. Obama once called slavery, “America’s original sin”. Jim Wallis, a member of Obama’s White House Faith Council, has a book out titled, “America’s Original Sin: Racism, […]

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Tennessee Attorney General Sidesteps Harwell Campaign Finance Allegations

Tennessee Attorney General Sidesteps Harwell Campaign Finance Allegations

on May 14, 2018, 8:18 AM / in State News

By Jason M. Reynolds  |    Tennessee Star A hearing today could determine whether House Speaker Beth Harwell and her PAC will be found in violation of state campaign finance laws in the gubernatorial race. Meanwhile, the Tennessee attorney general has sidelined himself in the matter. The allegations against Harwell will be heard at the Tennessee Registry of Election Finance meeting at 10 […]

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Avengers: Infinity War leads box office for third weekend

Avengers: Infinity War leads box office for third weekend

on May 14, 2018, 8:14 AM / in International News, National News

Avengers: Infinity War led the domestic box office for the third straight weekend, earning $61.8 million this weekend. Life of the Party, starring Melissa McCarthy, came in at No. 2 this week with $18.5 million. Avengers: Infinity War made a record $257.6 million in North America on its first weekend, then tacked on another $112.5 million in its second weekend. […]

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Former NFL coach Chuck Knox dies at 86

Former NFL coach Chuck Knox dies at 86

on May 14, 2018, 8:11 AM / in People

Former professional football coach Chuck Knox, who led the Los Angeles Rams to three straight NFC championship games, died over the weekend. He was 86. Knox was named NFL coach of the year in 1973, 1980, and 1984, winning once with each of the three NFL teams he coached: the Rams, the Seattle Seahawks, and Buffalo Bills. Knox was known […]

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2 more fissures open around Hawaii volcano

2 more fissures open around Hawaii volcano

on May 14, 2018, 8:08 AM / in State News

Two more fissures opened Sunday around Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, bringing the total to 18 as the state braces for what could be a violent eruption. State and federal authorities warned residents in the southeast corner of the island of Hawaii that they should be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice. The newest fissure spouted lava “many tens of feet […]

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Suicide bombers hit Indonesian police station

Suicide bombers hit Indonesian police station

on May 14, 2018, 8:06 AM / in International News

Suicide bombers, apparently members of a single family, attacked a police station in the Indonesian city of Surabaya on Monday, a day after another family blew themselves up at three Christian churches. Monday’s bombing, which involved four attackers on two motorcycles, injured 10 people, including four police officers, and killed all the attackers. An 8-year-old girl who was on one […]

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Pompeo promises prosperity for North Korea if it dismantles nuclear program

on May 14, 2018, 8:04 AM / in International News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that the U.S. would lift sanctions against North Korea if it commits to dismantling its nuclear weapons program. Pompeo, speaking on Sunday morning talk shows, said that the U.S. would not send taxpayer money to North Korea but would let private companies invest in the cash-poor communist nation’s energy, agriculture, and infrastructure […]

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Trump pledges to help China’s ZTE rebound ‘fast’ after sanctions

Trump pledges to help China’s ZTE rebound ‘fast’ after sanctions

on May 14, 2018, 8:03 AM / in International News, National News

President Trump on Sunday vowed to help Chinese cellphone maker ZTE Corp. “get back into business, fast,” after being targeted with crippling U.S. sanctions. ZTE suspended its main operations after the Commerce Department last month banned U.S. companies from selling to the tech company for seven years over its failure to honor the terms of an agreement made after it […]

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Shiite cleric Sadr’s coalition leads early Iraq election returns

Shiite cleric Sadr’s coalition leads early Iraq election returns

on May 14, 2018, 8:01 AM / in International News

An electoral coalition backed by Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr led early Iraq election results released Sunday. If the count holds when the final official tally is released Monday, the vote will upset the re-election campaign of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. Sadr, who led a militia that fought U.S. troops during the occupation of Iraq, was not a candidate for office, […]

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Palestinians killed as protests build against U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

on May 14, 2018, 7:59 AM / in International News

Israeli gunfire reportedly killed at least a dozen Palestinians and wounded at least 35 more along the Gaza Strip border fence on Monday as thousands of protesters gathered ahead of the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. Demonstrations against the embassy’s move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which both Israelis and Palestinians claim as their capital, were fueled by […]

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An Obituary …..Absolutely Dead Brilliant!!

An Obituary …..Absolutely Dead Brilliant!!

on May 14, 2018, 7:57 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as: – Knowing when to come in out of […]

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Stan Wawrinka beaten on return from injury at Italian Open

Stan Wawrinka beaten on return from injury at Italian Open

on May 14, 2018, 7:53 AM / in Sports, Tennis

(BBC) Stan Wawrinka was beaten 6-4 6-4 in the first round of the Italian Open on his return from injury. The Swiss three-time Grand Slam champion lost to 55th-ranked American Steve Johnson on the clay in Rome. The 33-year-old sat out the second half of 2017 after knee surgery following his first-round exit at Wimbledon and has not competed since […]

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Madrid Open: Alexander Zverev defeats Dominic Thiem for third Masters title

Madrid Open: Alexander Zverev defeats Dominic Thiem for third Masters title

on May 14, 2018, 7:51 AM / in Sports, Tennis

(BBC) World number three Alexander Zverev won his third Masters title by beating Dominic Thiem in the final of the Madrid Open. The 21-year-old German, who did not drop a set in the tournament, broke early in both sets to win 6-4 6-4. Austrian world number seven Thiem, who reached the final last year, had beaten Rafael Nadal on his way to […]

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Real Clear Political News for Today

on May 14, 2018, 7:47 AM / in National News

Iran Nuke Deal and the Peter Drucker Rule. In a column, I consider a business guru’s dictum that doesn’t translate well to presidential governance, as Donald Trump may soon learn. Blasting Donnelly, Trump Previews Campaigner-in-Chief Role. James Arkin writes that the president’s appearance, and his line of attack, at last week’s Indiana rally for Mike Braun is likely a template […]

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‘Milwaukee Meteor’

on May 14, 2018, 7:45 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Monday, May 14, 2018. On this date 114 years ago, the Olympic Games opened in St. Louis. This was the third Olympiad of the modern era, the concept having been revived in Athens in 1896. The first time the United States hosted, however, was not a success. Few foreign athletes bothered to make the trek to the […]

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Plastic in bottled water? KIRO 7 goes in-depth

on May 14, 2018, 6:43 AM / in National News

When I saw this on the local TV station all I could think of was how plastic takes forever to dissolve. Picture your organs – your tummy becomes a plastic belly rather than a beer belly – your colon a long PLASTIC TUBE –  makes you want to grab a Plastic bottle filled with some water and some plastic particles. […]

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BOMBSHELL: Corrupt CDC diverted $3 million in taxpayer money to radical left-wing causes having NOTHING to do with science

BOMBSHELL: Corrupt CDC diverted $3 million in taxpayer money to radical left-wing causes having NOTHING to do with science

on May 14, 2018, 6:37 AM / in National News

by: Ethan Huff (Natural News) A Republican running for office in California’s 37th congressional district is sounding the alarm about some shocking information he recently uncovered concerning the gross misuse of taxpayer dollars by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ron Bassilian, an information technology (IT) guru who specializes in Microsoft’s Exchange enterprise email solution software, has offered up solid proof that […]

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Has Iran threatened to ‘out’ names of ‘Western officials’ who took bribes to pass nuke deal?

Has Iran threatened to ‘out’ names of ‘Western officials’ who took bribes to pass nuke deal?

on May 14, 2018, 6:33 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

By Howard Portnoy   |   Liberty Unyielding The story, which may turn out to be nothing more than a tantalizing conspiracy theory, centers on the claim that Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, recently issued the following ultimatum to “Western officials”: Bring pressure to bear on the Trump administration following its pull-out from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (aka, nuke deal […]

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You Go Girl

You Go Girl

on May 14, 2018, 6:26 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Gina Haspel Tough on Terror

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