Archive for June 3rd, 2018

HOW I KNEW TRUMP WOULD WIN

on June 3, 2018, 7:12 AM / in Opinion

I closed my Facebook account awhile ago, but it was still active at the time Donald J. Trump announced his run for the Presidency, and within one minute after he concluded his announcement, I went on Facebook and told all my, “friends”, that Trump would be our next President. Although I really do have very accurate psychic abilities, my conclusion […]

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San Diego Border Wall Will Include ‘Anti-Climbing Plate,’ Construction Begins

San Diego Border Wall Will Include ‘Anti-Climbing Plate,’ Construction Begins

on June 3, 2018, 7:11 AM / in National News

Maria Perez  |  Newsweek Construction began on a section of President Donald Trump’s border wall along the U.S. and Mexico border and will include an “anti-climbing plate” in one of its sections. The new “anti-climbing plate,” according to FOX 4 News, will take over 14 miles of improvised border fencing and is created from scrap metal in Border Field State Park in San […]

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City plans to run VRI social services programs

City plans to run VRI social services programs

on June 3, 2018, 6:59 AM / in State News

Chattanooga Moves Further to the Left Chattanooga Times Free Press In his 2019 budget, Mayor Andy Berke is proposing to hire three “re-entry navigators” who would work with adults and children to get out or stay out of gangs. The three hires would work in the Department of Youth and Family Development, reflecting the Berke administration’s desire to add prevention […]

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Nashville councilman proposes scrapping 10-acre private development from MLS stadium plan

Nashville councilman proposes scrapping 10-acre private development from MLS stadium plan

on June 3, 2018, 6:53 AM / in State News

A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville Nashville, I call on you to Save The Fairgrounds Again !!!! by Tony Tenpenny, from a Facebook post dated 5-30-2018 – This is my public response to last night’s meeting : As Chairman of the Board of Save Our Fairgrounds I must respond to this continuing give away of public land to a billionaire to build […]

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California bans travel to another state based on its ‘discriminatory’ LGBT adoption law

California bans travel to another state based on its ‘discriminatory’ LGBT adoption law

on June 3, 2018, 6:50 AM / in State News

By Ryan W. Miller, USA TODAY Add Oklahoma to the list of states to which California is banning state-funded and state-sponsored travel. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Friday that as a result of “discriminatory legislation” that became Oklahoma law last month, the western state will prohibit travel to its midwestern counterpart. A 2017 California law requires that its attorney general keeps a […]

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My Wife Asked Whom We Should Vote for When Comes to Voting for Governor of Tennessee

My Wife Asked Whom We Should Vote for When Comes to Voting for Governor of Tennessee

on June 3, 2018, 6:41 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Facebook47Facebook Like47TwitterLinkedInPrinter FriendlyEmailSumoMe Far Left Hillary Clinton-Supporting Washington, D.C. Lobbyists Host Big Fundraiser for ‘Absolute Total Tool’ Phil Bredesen

Facebook47Facebook Like47TwitterLinkedInPrinter FriendlyEmailSumoMe Far Left Hillary Clinton-Supporting Washington, D.C. Lobbyists Host Big Fundraiser for ‘Absolute Total Tool’ Phil Bredesen

on June 3, 2018, 6:36 AM / in Opinion, State News

From the Tennessee Star A week after President Donald Trump said at a rally in Nashville that Phil Bredesen is “an absolute total tool” of Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi, the Democrat candidate for the U.S. Senate and former governor of Tennessee provided compelling evidence to confirm the truth of the president’s statement. “Phil Bredesen will do everything he can to […]

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West Tennessee Healthcare completes $67M purchase of Tennova medical facilities

West Tennessee Healthcare completes $67M purchase of Tennova medical facilities

on June 3, 2018, 6:32 AM / in State News

Government owned Health Care Now Controls it All As it appears in the Jackson Sun, West Tennessee Healthcare announced it completed the $67 million purchase of all Tennova medical facilities in the area — including hospitals in Dyersburg, Martin and Jackson. West Tennessee Healthcare CEO James Ross said the purchase of the Tennova facilities will bring health care “unification” to […]

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Leadership Jackson accepting nominations for 2018 class

on June 3, 2018, 6:28 AM / in Local News

By JULIE DANIELS, Jackson Chamber The Jackson Chamber is now accepting nominations for Leadership Jackson, its adult leadership program. Leadership Jackson gives business professionals the opportunity to understand the community and its opportunities and challenges. During the three-month program, class members visit area landmarks, meet with area leaders and participate in weekly sessions about topics impacting Jackson-Madison County, including education, […]

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Petition seeks to change name of Hadley Park to Malcolm X Park

Petition seeks to change name of Hadley Park to Malcolm X Park

on June 3, 2018, 6:25 AM / in State News

by Jessica Bliss, of the socially swayed USA TODAY NETWORK  A petition is circulating to rename Nashville’s Hadley Park, which was dedicated more than a century ago on a piece of a former slave owner’s plantation. The park, which opened in 1912, is on 28th Avenue in North Nashville, between Fisk and Tennessee State universities, two historically black colleges. More than a century ago, it […]

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Keeping a Commercial Republic

Keeping a Commercial Republic

on June 3, 2018, 6:18 AM / in Opinion

BY: Micah Meadowcroft  |  Tennessee Watchman  Let us begin in the Most Serene Republic of Venice. At its head sat the Doge, elected for life by an assembly that was itself produced by lots and votes cast by a lattice of bodies and councils. The commercial city’s constitution was, at its most reduced, a mixed regime made up of monarchic elements […]

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Council member wants to cancel contract with controversial firm

Council member wants to cancel contract with controversial firm

on June 3, 2018, 6:15 AM / in State News

Commonwealth has been at center of multiple recent dustups AUTHOR Stephen Elliott  |   Nashville Post A member of the Metro Council wants to cancel a project management contract with a controversial company. District 19 Councilmember Freddie O’Connell introduced legislation this week that would direct the termination of Commonwealth Development Group’s $8 million project management contract with Metro. The Metro Council will consider the […]

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Wear Orange Weekend event in Memphis promotes ‘gun sense’

Wear Orange Weekend event in Memphis promotes ‘gun sense’

on June 3, 2018, 6:14 AM / in State News

Yes, The Walking Brain Dead Walk Among Us This does not mean we do not have compassion for those that have suffered a loss but this rather political rattle shaking will not end the violence by evil people. The story is by Abigail Warren, The Commercial Appeal Binghampton resident Joyce Johnson knows what it’s like to lose a loved one to […]

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Fallen Soldiers’ Families To Get Free Tuition at U of M

on June 3, 2018, 6:07 AM / in Local News

The University of Memphis won’t charge the families of fallen soldiers tuition starting this fall. The U of M is becoming the first higher education institution nationwide to partner with Folds of Honor, a nonprofit that provides scholarships for spouses and children of military members who are severely injured or killed while on active duty. U of M president M. David […]

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Tacos 4 Life Opening First Tenn. Location in Jackson

Tacos 4 Life Opening First Tenn. Location in Jackson

on June 3, 2018, 6:06 AM / in Local News

Tacos 4 Life, an Arkansas-grown taco restaurant with a mission to help end world hunger, is opening its first restaurant in Tennessee in Jackson as part of the Columns II development. The restaurant is expected to open in late June. “We are rapidly expanding our brand and have been eager to open in Tennessee for quite some time,” said Austin […]

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State High Court Seeks Input On Indigent Representation

on June 3, 2018, 6:03 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries |  Daily News The Tennessee Supreme Court is taking public comments until June 25 on a proposed raise in the hourly rate paid to court-appointed attorneys who represent indigent defendants. The comment period follows the Tennessee Legislature’s approval of a $9.7 million increase in indigent defense spending, which would be the first change in the state’s compensation […]

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I’ll Pay You Later

I’ll Pay You Later

on June 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

You shall be repaid at the resurrection of the just. – Luke 14:14  Suppose a boss were to say to an employee, “We really appreciate what you’re doing around here, but we’ve decided to change the way we pay you. Starting today, we’re going to pay you later—after you retire.” Would the employee jump for joy? Of course not. That’s […]

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June 3rd in History

June 3rd in History

on June 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

June 3 is the 154th day of the year (155th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 211 days remaining until the end of the year Holidays Christian Feast Day: Charles Lwanga and Companions Clotilde Kevin of Glendalough Ovidius John XXIII (Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli) (Lutheran Church) Martyrs of Uganda (Episcopal Church, Lutheran Church) Vladimirskaya (Russian Orthodox) June 3 […]

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Pelosi Pressed Hard On Gun Security

Pelosi Pressed Hard On Gun Security

on June 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

A Santa Fe survivor and CNN (believe it or not) press Pelosi on armed security at schools noting that the building they were in had armed guards. And Pelosi’s office does too. At CNN’s town hall event on Wednesday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was challenged on her position against hardening schools by funding armed guards. Pelosi was faced with a question […]

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Icahn’s company plotting move from coveted riverbank property

Icahn’s company plotting move from coveted riverbank property

on June 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

PSC Metals in talks with Metro and state officials AUTHOR Stephen Elliott  |  Nashville Post New Mayor David Briley is the latest in a long line of Metro executives seeking to get rid of the Carl Icahn-owned metal-recycling company on a Cumberland River property coveted for redevelopment. According to emails obtained in a public records request, PSC Metals officials are considering […]

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