Archive for August 14th, 2018

Jackie Juntti on Bastille Day

on August 14, 2018, 10:23 AM / in History, Opinion

I was looking for something and came across this item I wrote in 2010 and sent to Claire Wolfe which she then posted on her blog. Thought I would share it with the WGEN folks.  I ask again today –  How FREE are you today??? Take a look around you –  can you really walk around and feel *safe* and […]

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Desperation: Ludicrous Tactics of Kavanaugh Opponents Sink to New, Hilarious Low

Desperation: Ludicrous Tactics of Kavanaugh Opponents Sink to New, Hilarious Low

on August 14, 2018, 8:10 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Guy Benson  |  Town Hall Read on for the baseball-related punchline, but first consider the shambolic state in which the Kavanaugh resistance finds itself a few weeks prior to his scheduled Senate hearings. Two major newspapers reviewed the available evidence, quizzed their sources, and reached nearly identical verdicts over the weekend: The organized Left’s opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is […]

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Answers to Question 3 Questions about Rooftop Solar & Net Metering

Answers to Question 3 Questions about Rooftop Solar & Net Metering

on August 14, 2018, 8:04 AM / in State News

I’ve received a number of emails from readers who have rooftop solar systems and are worried about how passage of Question 3 – the Energy Choice Initiative that would eliminate the power monopoly in Nevada and open the market to competition – would impact them. That exact question is addressed directly in a handout I received at the Question 3 […]

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WAS THE WHITE PRIDE DEMONSTRATION A SET-UP?

on August 14, 2018, 7:59 AM / in Opinion

Only a relative few pro-white demonstrators showed up at the latest showdown, and I have this niggling feeling the Antifa protesters may have been set up. Bear with me. I’ve been anticipating such a thing might be carried out for awhile now in response to the physical attacks of Antifa members against anyone they disagree with.  What if the pro-white […]

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Primary day: Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont, and Wisconsin

on August 14, 2018, 7:58 AM / in State News

What do Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont, and Wisconsin have in common? Well, they are all in the Maple (syrup) Belt and have primaries today! What’s better than Super Tuesday? Maple Belt Tuesday. Let’s make this stick. These four states alone are responsible for 52% of the country’s maple syrup production. Statewide primaries are being held in these states today. Get caught […]

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Euro PLUNGES as Turkish lira and Russia rouble send GLOBAL stock markets crashing

Euro PLUNGES as Turkish lira and Russia rouble send GLOBAL stock markets crashing

on August 14, 2018, 7:46 AM / in International News

A PLUNGING Turkish lira and Russian rouble pulled the euro lower today and rippled through riskier assets worldwide, sending stock markets lower and buoying safe haven assets such as U.S. Treasuries. The euro fell to its lowest level since July 2017 and the dollar rallied as Washington piled pressure on Ankara and Moscow. The lira went into free-fall, sinking more […]

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America’s Lengthening Enemies List

America’s Lengthening Enemies List

on August 14, 2018, 7:42 AM / in Opinion

Friday, deep into the 17th year of America’s longest war, Taliban forces overran Ghazni, a provincial capital that sits on the highway from Kabul to Kandahar. The ferocity of the Taliban offensive brought U.S. advisers along with U.S. air power, including a B-1 bomber, into the battle. “As the casualty toll in Ghazni appeared to soar on Sunday,” The Wall […]

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It’s the Economy Stupid, Even in Iran

It’s the Economy Stupid, Even in Iran

on August 14, 2018, 7:41 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by Michael Ramirez

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Kaitlin Bennett to Hold Open Carry Rally at Kent State University

Kaitlin Bennett to Hold Open Carry Rally at Kent State University

on August 14, 2018, 7:39 AM / in State News

by John Crump Kent State University –-(Ammoland.com)- Kaitlin Bennett, the Kent State graduate, who made national headlines by posting a picture of herself with her AR-10 and a graduation cap that bore the pro-gun phrase “Come and Take It”, is returning to campus. On Saturday, September 29th, Bennett will be hosting an open carry rally on Risman Plaza on the campus of Kent […]

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Afghan government says troops beating back Taliban attack in Ghazni

Afghan government says troops beating back Taliban attack in Ghazni

on August 14, 2018, 7:36 AM / in International News

Afghan forces with U.S. support regained control of large parts of the city of Ghazni on Tuesday after a surprise Taliban assault that killed nearly 100 members of the Afghan security forces and 20 civilians. Nearly 200 insurgents have also died. “Taliban militants have been pushed back. We will soon have complete control over the city,” said defense ministry spokesman […]

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Trump says there are no Apprentice tapes of him using racial slur

on August 14, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News

The feud between President Trump and former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, a one-time contestant on Trump’s reality TV show The Apprentice, escalated on Monday. Trump tweeted a denial of Manigault Newman’s claim that there was an audio tape of him using a racial slur on the Apprentice set, saying the show’s producer, Mark Burnett, “called to say that […]

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Mueller’s team rests case against Manafort

on August 14, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors on Monday rested their case against Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman. Manafort has been charged with tax evasion, money laundering, and bank fraud over his alleged failure to report millions of dollars of income from his work as a political consultant in Ukraine before he joined the Trump campaign. The prosecution’s witnesses have […]

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Man crashes car into barriers outside British Parliament

Man crashes car into barriers outside British Parliament

on August 14, 2018, 7:24 AM / in International News

A man crashed a car into security barriers outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament during Tuesday morning rush hour, injuring “a number of pedestrians,” London police said. London Ambulance Service said two people were treated at the scene, and both were taken to a hospital. Scotland Yard said the injuries were not life-threatening. Police say the crash appears to have been […]

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RUDY GIULIANI: EX-CIA DIRECTOR JOHN BRENNAN IS BEHIND THE ENTIRE INVESTIGATION

on August 14, 2018, 7:11 AM / in National News

By Mike Brest | Contributor |  The Daily Caller President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani announced on Monday evening that he believes former CIA Director John Brennan is the person responsible for the entire Mueller investigation. Giuliani made the claim during a segment of “Hannity” on Fox News.   “She got off because of that fixed investigation. A totally phony fixed investigation […]

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Facebook12Facebook Like12TwitterLinkedInPrinter FriendlyEmailSumoMe If Elected to Congress State Sen. Mark Green Would Propose Student Loan Payback Program With Employer Contribution Just Like 401Ks

Facebook12Facebook Like12TwitterLinkedInPrinter FriendlyEmailSumoMe If Elected to Congress State Sen. Mark Green Would Propose Student Loan Payback Program With Employer Contribution Just Like 401Ks

on August 14, 2018, 6:51 AM / in State News

By Julie Carrozzi | Tennessee Star Steve Gill and 7th District Republican Congressional nominee State Senator Dr. Mark Green (R-Clarksville) sat down for an extensive interview about Green’s candidacy for Congress , and his position on a broad range of issues important to Tennesseans. The cost of higher education and skyrocketing student debt was among them – in particular the […]

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Nashville police: Man shot youth football coach during game, remains at large

on August 14, 2018, 6:48 AM / in State News

USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee Nashville police are looking for a man who allegedly shot a youth football coach over the weekend during a dispute at a game. The 42-year-old coach was shot twice in his right leg Saturday night at Antioch High School. Police said Sunday that he was recovering. Police said the coach had broken up a fight between players […]

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Lawsuit hearing on Tennessee House District 26 ballot delayed

Lawsuit hearing on Tennessee House District 26 ballot delayed

on August 14, 2018, 6:43 AM / in State News

by Judy Walton   |    Chattanooga Times Free Press Tennessee Democrats are having a tough time getting their lawsuit over what they say is an illegal ballot substitution in a state House race into court. Hamilton County Chancellor Jeffrey Atherton said Monday afternoon he can’t hear the case until jurisdictional issues are resolved. “Jurisdiction is jurisdiction,” Atherton said during the first […]

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FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

on August 14, 2018, 6:40 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation over text messages criticizing President Donald Trump. Former agent Peter Strzok was removed from Mueller’s team a year ago after the text messages were first discovered, and the FBI had been reviewing his employment. Strzok’s lawyer said he was fired […]

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Trump recorded singing the praises of lamb fries

Trump recorded singing the praises of lamb fries

on August 14, 2018, 6:33 AM / in Bedtime Stories

By  Bjorn Knoxley In newly released recordings, Donald Trump was overheard lauding his guilty pleasure, lamb fries.  In the 1994 recording, Trump was overheard discussing his obsession with Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam.  Knoxpatch.com has acquired exclusive transcripts of the conversation: Haslam:  “So, Donald.  What do you think about these Petro’s?” Trump:  “Well, they’re pretty good.  I do like Fritos, but these […]

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Deaton stated that they (the Madison County Commission) were going to have to do something they don’t like to do

on August 14, 2018, 6:24 AM / in Opinion

At the Republican Party luncheon meeting on Monday, Deaton stated that they (the Madison County Commission) were going to have to do something they don’t like to do (we are assuming that means raise taxes) to build new school and take care of the jail problem. Gary Deaton: “We got some things to do ahead of us we probably don’t want […]

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