Archive for July, 2018

Bredesen Evasive About His Prospective Role in Contentious Supreme Court Confirmation Process for President Trump’s Nominee

on July 30, 2018, 7:20 AM / in State News

By Tennessee Star Staff   Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement on Wednesday has prompted an immediate confirmation battle heading into the Fall mid-terms and is already having an impact on Tennessee’s Senate race. Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07), who is running to succeed Senator Bob Corker (R-TN), issued a statement shortly after Kennedy made his plans known and indicated her intent to […]

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Some Races To Watch

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

With primaries in 14 states and runoffs in Oklahoma, Ohio, and South Dakota, August is a busy month for us in Tennessee and around the nation. United States Senate election in Arizona (August 28, Republican primary) Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio (R), U.S. Rep. Martha McSally (R), and former state Sen. Kelli Ward (R) are in a three-way race […]

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MAXINE WATERS: I WAS SENT BY GOD TO STOP TRUMP

MAXINE WATERS: I WAS SENT BY GOD TO STOP TRUMP

on July 30, 2018, 7:02 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

I wonder how many folks fail to recognize the difference between *G*od and *g*od. When I first heard Mad Maxine make this proclamation my thought was, Yes, she  was sent by her *g*od — (Gog – SATAN). 1 Corin. 8:5,6  For even if there are so-called gods, whether in heaven or on earth (as there are many so-called gods and […]

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‘Supergirl’ to Feature TV’s First ‘Transgender’ Superhero

‘Supergirl’ to Feature TV’s First ‘Transgender’ Superhero

on July 30, 2018, 6:40 AM / in National News

Tiny bit of news here…. For those who still watch TV, the fourth season of the CW’s popular Supergirl TV show will include the first “transgender” superhero on television. This new character, Nia Nal, who transforms into the superhero Dreamer, will be played by 20-year-old Nicole Maines who, in real life, is a biological male who identifies as female. Maines became known […]

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Summing Up the Republican Gubernatorial Primary

Summing Up the Republican Gubernatorial Primary

on July 30, 2018, 6:07 AM / in Opinion

By David Fowler  |  FACT I don’t watch much television for fear it will rot my mind, but I’ve sure heard complaints about all the “negative” television ads and mail pieces paid for by some Republican gubernatorial hopefuls. Whether perceived by voters as negative or not, ads and literature that truthfully point out another candidate’s record provide helpful information. But […]

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Journalism 101

on July 30, 2018, 5:54 AM / in Opinion

Journalism 101: There are two aspects of Journalism 101; always have been – TWO.  (1) Reports [“news“] the greater and (2) Opinions [“editorials,” “commentaries“] the far lesser and limited to said “Editorial Page.”  Reporting (1) is a JOB, rather mechanically centered on correctness and fairness.  Editorializing (2), on the other hand, is conceived by said “reporter” as his DEVOTION, his […]

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De-Annexation Plan Encounters Memphis City Council Resistance

on July 29, 2018, 7:38 AM / in State News

By Bill Dries  |  The Daily News The Strickland administration’s proposal to de-annex two more parts of the city – Southwind-Windyke and Rocky Point – got bad reviews Tuesday, July 24, in city council committee sessions on their way to the first of three council votes in August. The five-member council committee reviewing the two de-annexation ordinances recommended against full […]

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Big fight, huge expenditures in Tennessee gubernatorial primary dominate Thursday elections

Big fight, huge expenditures in Tennessee gubernatorial primary dominate Thursday elections

on July 29, 2018, 7:34 AM / in State News

by Andy Sher  |   Chattanooga Times Free Press NASHVILLE — Tennessee political hopefuls are charging, sometimes through mud, towards the finish line in Thursday’s election in which voters will choose Republican and Democratic nominees in primary races for state and federal office, as well as county-level general election contests. It’s the first time in 16 years that both the governor’s mansion […]

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Who I am voting for, for Governor in the Republican primary.

on July 29, 2018, 7:25 AM / in Opinion, State News

A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville As a minor league blogger pundit, I have a few people who apparently value my opinion and they keep asking me who I’m supporting for governor.  I usually have strong opinions backed up by reasons I can articulate. If I were to tell someone who I was supporting for governor, I would want to be […]

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Churches may have to pay taxes, and members of Congress may pay politically

Churches may have to pay taxes, and members of Congress may pay politically

on July 29, 2018, 6:43 AM / in National News

BY EMMA DUMAIN  |  McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON  Members of Congress should be able to work together to protect houses of worship from having to pay taxes, especially in an election year when both parties want to earn the faith community’s vote. In an era of pervasive partisan politics, however, not even that is a guarantee. Some Republicans do want to […]

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Amazon’s Face Recognition Falsely Matched 28 Members of Congress With Mugshots

Amazon’s Face Recognition Falsely Matched 28 Members of Congress With Mugshots

on July 29, 2018, 6:17 AM / in National News

Editor’s Note: I know what you are thinking… We have presented you with an article presented to us by the ACLU… now why in the world would you have done that. Well the ACLU is software testing some facial recognition software and using members of the United States Congress as the sample pack for the test. Don’t you see the […]

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Pastor Takes Out Shooter and Treats Wounded after Sunday Sermon

Pastor Takes Out Shooter and Treats Wounded after Sunday Sermon

on July 29, 2018, 6:06 AM / in State News

By MAIREAD MCARDLE  |  National Review A small-town pastor revealed Wednesday that he had stopped a shooter who went on a rampage this Father’s Day. The shooter, a convicted felon, had already wounded several as he made his way Sunday to a Walmart in Tumwater, Wash., where he began shooting at customers and anyone who tried to stop him. As customers fled in fear, David […]

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Barack Obama got called out for one unspeakable act

Barack Obama got called out for one unspeakable act

on July 29, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

RenewedRight.com Millions of Americans believe Barack Obama was the worst President ever. His corrupt and lawless administration presided over some of the biggest scandals in American history. Now that he is out of office, the truth about Obama’s poisonous conduct is coming to light. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney delivered remarks at the State Department’s Ministerial to […]

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LGBT legal group: No lawyer should help conservatives

LGBT legal group: No lawyer should help conservatives

on July 28, 2018, 8:00 PM / in National News

If you haven’t read the book of Genesis – especially Chapter 19 – I urge you to do so. Here is the part that fits with these demands by the SODOMITES and LESBIANS. Gen. 19:2-11  — 1And there came two angels to Sodom at even; and Lot sat in the gate of Sodom: and Lot seeing them rose up to […]

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Liberal Cities Want Voting Rights for Non-Citizens — Even Illegal Ones

Liberal Cities Want Voting Rights for Non-Citizens — Even Illegal Ones

on July 28, 2018, 6:54 AM / in National News

Written by  James Murphy Several U.S. cities are considering proposals to give non-citizens — including illegal immigrants — the right to vote in local elections. Several cities, including Chicago and San Francisco, already permit the practice. Evidently, the same liberals who are so appalled at the notion that a foreign entity may have “colluded” with a U.S. presidential candidate are just […]

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COMING BACK FOR THE STORY

COMING BACK FOR THE STORY

on July 28, 2018, 6:49 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A Tourist walked into a Chinese curio shop in San Francisco. While looking around at the exotic merchandise, he noticed a very lifelike, life-sized, bronze statue of a rat. It had no price tag, but was so incredibly striking the tourist decided he must have it He took it to the old shop owner and asked, “How much for the […]

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Did Tariffs Make America Great?

Did Tariffs Make America Great?

on July 28, 2018, 6:43 AM / in Opinion

“Make America Great Again!” will, given the astonishing victory it produced for Donald Trump, be recorded among the most successful slogans in political history. Yet it raises a question: How did America first become the world’s greatest economic power? In 1998, in “The Great Betrayal: How American Sovereignty and Social Justice Are Being Sacrificed to the Gods of the Global […]

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Catholic-Heavy Supreme Court Moves Right as the Church Moves Left

Catholic-Heavy Supreme Court Moves Right as the Church Moves Left

on July 28, 2018, 6:40 AM / in National News, Opinion

Jacob Lupfer | Religion News Service With his nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, President Trump has succeeded in doing for the judicial branch what he has often failed or neglected to do in his administration: acting efficiently and with minimal controversy to promote conservative principles. In doing so, the president has also driven the ideology […]

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ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ CALLS FOR US TAXPAYERS TO PAY OFF ALL PUERTO RICAN DEBT

on July 28, 2018, 6:37 AM / in Opinion, State News

By STEVEN AHLE   |   STEADFAST AND LOYAL Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the United States invaded Puerto Rico making it an occupied territory. As usual, she has no facts on her side. Puerto Ricans living on the Island pay about 4.5 billion in income taxes. But they receive 21 billion a year from US taxpayers. There are no other advantages for us. Also, […]

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Jay Bush “RINO”

Jay Bush “RINO”

on July 28, 2018, 6:28 AM / in Opinion

The Real Jay Bush “RINO” Republican in Name Only Perspective: For those of us who know Jay Bush he’s generally thought of as a “nice guy”, but “Conservatism” is not something he’s known for among true Constitutionalists who actually look at voting records and stances. No, he’s not another Obama, but he sure isn’t Goldwater either. Raise Taxes and Spend […]

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