Archive for May 30th, 2018

Tennessee sheriff’s deputy shot and killed, search for gunman underway

on May 30, 2018, 11:48 AM / in State News

By Ryan Gaydos | Fox News A Tennessee sheriff’s deputy was killed Wednesday and a manhunt was on for the gunman, officials said. A Dickson County sheriff’s deputy got into an altercation with the suspect when the deputy responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in Kingston Springs, The Tennessean reported. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation identified the suspect as Steven Wiggins. […]

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Democrats set candidate record

Democrats set candidate record

on May 30, 2018, 10:10 AM / in State News

Tennessee Democrats have candidates running in 96 percent of state House races this year, up from 52 percent in 2014, according to the Tennessee Democratic Party. In a news release, Executive Director Mary Mancini quoted The Wall Street Journal report saying Tennessee had “the biggest improvement in candidate recruitment in the country.” “Democrats are on track to have more general […]

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Tennessee State House Candidates in East Tennessee To Attend Political Forum

on May 30, 2018, 10:08 AM / in State News

A political forum for Tennessee House candidates and seats on the Hamilton County Board of Education is set for July 9, according to a news release. The Chattanooga chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women will host the forum at Orchard Knob Missionary Baptist Church, 1734 E. Third St., from 5-7:30 p.m. The moderator will be Chattanooga City […]

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WTHC board meets, approves borrowing millions to purchase two area hospitals

on May 30, 2018, 10:05 AM / in Local News

The monopoly is now complete….. JACKSON, Tenn.–The board of trustees for West Tennessee Healthcare approved a move to borrow $90 million to purchase two area hospitals. Board members met at the City County Board Room at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, Tuesday night. The board discussed the purchases of the Tennova facilities. On June 1, West Tennessee Healthcare will be taking […]

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ZINKE CITES ‘FRIENDS THAT WERE JAPANESE’ TO DEFEND ‘KONICHIWA’ GREETING

on May 30, 2018, 7:48 AM / in International News, National News

Interior secretary Ryan Zinke is defending a greeting he gave to a Japanese-American member of Congress that was criticized at the time by Asian-Americans. Zinke told a radio station Monday that he believes the comment was “appropriate” based on having had “friends that were Japanese.” In an interview with Breitbart Radio on Monday, Zinke defended saying “konichiwa” to Rep. Colleen […]

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Sweden Warns Every Single Household to Prep for War

Sweden Warns Every Single Household to Prep for War

on May 30, 2018, 7:45 AM / in International News

Could it be that the real enemies are already within Sweden? Whether their worry is the Russians, the refugees, or some other threat, one thing is certain. Sweden is getting ready for battle and we all need to pay attention. By Daisy Luther The government of Sweden has produced a 20-page pamphlet which they’ll be sending to each of the […]

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Liberal Judge Re-Writes Constitution, Tells Trump How To Tweet

Liberal Judge Re-Writes Constitution, Tells Trump How To Tweet

on May 30, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News, Opinion

Last week a federal judge made the absurd ruling that President Donald Trump was constitutionally barred from blocking people on Twitter. So, yet another liberal judge is re-writing the constitution to suit the liberal agenda. By Warner Todd Huston   |    Constitution.com The Bill Clinton-appointed District Judge Naomi Buchwald ruled that the “interactive space” where Americans interact with Trump (that would […]

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Andrew Jackson’s Aim

Andrew Jackson’s Aim

on May 30, 2018, 7:20 AM / in History

Good morning. It’s Wednesday, May 30, 2018, and on this date 212 years ago, a future U.S. president shot another man to death in a duel prompted by an insult published in a newspaper. So, no, the thin-skinned nature of U.S. politicians is not a new phenomenon. Politicians, as I noted here a few years ago when writing about this […]

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NYT: Trump asked Sessions to reverse Russia recusal

on May 30, 2018, 7:17 AM / in National News

President Trump asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to reverse his decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation during a dinner in Florida in March 2017, The New York Times reported Tuesday. Sessions refused. He had flown to see Trump at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach because he needed to discuss Trump’s travel ban days after his Russia recusal, […]

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Scandal-plagued Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns

Scandal-plagued Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns

on May 30, 2018, 7:16 AM / in State News

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R) announced his resignation on Tuesday after facing months of pressure over two scandals, one about non-consensual sexual activity and invasion of privacy, and the other about illegal campaign practices. Greitens, a former Navy SEAL, admitted to an extramarital but denied his former lover’s allegation that he took a nude photo of her without her permission, […]

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White House confirms tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods

on May 30, 2018, 7:14 AM / in International News, National News

The White House said Tuesday that it would go ahead with imposing a 25 percent tariff on certain Chinese goods next month following weeks of concern that the move could fuel a trade war. Some $50 billion worth of annual imports would be targeted. A final list of goods covered by the tariff is expected by June 15. The Trump […]

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Today ABC fired Roseanne for an off-color tweet, but the house cleaning is just getting started

Today ABC fired Roseanne for an off-color tweet, but the house cleaning is just getting started

on May 30, 2018, 7:12 AM / in National News

Is the race card overplayed in this country? If you need to ask, check out this post that ran earlier today. Was it overplayed in ABC’s decision to cancel Roseanne Barr’s wildly successful series after the star posted an insensitive tweet about former Obama adviser and confidant Valerie Jarrett? If it was, it’s hard to see how. The tweet, which has been deleted, […]

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8 signs pointing to a counterintelligence operation deployed against Trump’s campaign

on May 30, 2018, 6:59 AM / in National News

BY SHARYL ATTKISSON, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR  |   The Hill It may be true that President Trump illegally conspired with Russia and was so good at covering it up he’s managed to outwit our best intel and media minds who’ve searched for irrefutable evidence for two years. (We still await special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings.) But there’s a growing appearance of alleged wrongdoing equally as […]

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Poland offers up to $2 billion for a permanent US military presence

Poland offers up to $2 billion for a permanent US military presence

on May 30, 2018, 6:54 AM / in International News

By Jarosław Adamowski   |   Defense News WARSAW, Poland — The Polish Ministry of Defence has offered the U.S. financial support in the range of $1.5 billion to $2 billion for the deployment of a permanent U.S. armored division in Poland, according to a ministry proposal. Following an April 28 meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in Washington, Polish Defence Minister Mariusz […]

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Roseanne Cancelled

on May 30, 2018, 6:48 AM / in National News

ABC News canceled the hit comedy show “Roseanne” on Tuesday just hours after star Roseanne Barr posted a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, the former aide to President Obama. “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show.” – ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey. Barr has also been dropped by […]

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Russia critic detained and released

Russia critic detained and released

on May 30, 2018, 6:42 AM / in International News

The Associated Press William Browder, a U.S.-born, Britain-based financier who spearheaded the Magnitsky Act, a U.S. law targeting Russian officials, was briefly detained this morning in Spain on a Russian warrant, which authorities later said had expired. He was released from a Madrid police station.

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Russia & media murders

Russia & media murders

on May 30, 2018, 6:40 AM / in International News

Reuters: A prominent Russian journalist and critic of President Vladimir Putin, who was living in exile in Ukraine, was shot and killed in Kiev on Tuesday. Arkady Babchenko had fled to Kiev, saying he feared for his life. Journalism is hazardous work for Russians, according to official and unofficial tallies of reporters who have turned up beaten, shot, drowned and […]

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Trump in Nasville

on May 30, 2018, 6:36 AM / in National News, State News

President Trump was back in his comfort zone on Tuesday night, campaigning in Nashville for his own 2020 reelection and stumping for Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), who is running for the Senate. It was vintage campaign trail Trump in the Music City, where he urged his supporters not to be “complacent” and to show up for the 2018 midterm elections […]

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Ocala Police: Son shot mom’s ex-boyfriend who broke into their home

Ocala Police: Son shot mom’s ex-boyfriend who broke into their home

on May 30, 2018, 6:30 AM / in State News

You got a call from your mom. She is out of town but the security cameras noticed some motion in the front yard and called her smartphone. She recognized her ex-boyfriend creeping around her house and your mom called police. She also called you. The police came out, but didn’t find her ex-boyfriend. Later, you hear a crash from the […]

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Not A Real Scientist Guy

Not A Real Scientist Guy

on May 30, 2018, 6:25 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Bill Nye, who by the way is NOT a real scientist, suggest we start taxing cow farts as a solution to the worlds environmental problems. Art by A.F. Branco

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