Archive for October, 2018

The midterm elections are one week away.

on October 30, 2018, 7:05 AM / in Opinion

The midterm elections are one week away. Many election modelers believe Democrats are poised to seize a majority in the House, while Republicans appear likely to maintain or grow their 51-49 advantage in the Senate. But the political landscape is volatile, so The Hill’s staff asked some of nation’s top election analysts to weigh in on key variables that could determine […]

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Alabama Mcdonald’s Gunman Killed By Armed Dad

on October 30, 2018, 6:54 AM / in State News

(AmmoLand.com) Over the wekend a brave Alabama father and his son are recovering from a late-night shootout that left a masked robber dead. The brave dad armed with a pistol stopped what could have been a mass shooting Saturday inside an Alabama McDonald’s when he took down a masked gunman who had stormed in and opened fire. From ledger-enquirer.com: An ordinary […]

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“Safe Guns” Cost Lives – How Long Should We Wait in an Emergency?

“Safe Guns” Cost Lives – How Long Should We Wait in an Emergency?

on October 30, 2018, 6:37 AM / in Opinion, State News

by Rob Morse This was supposed to be “common sense gun-safety legislation”, but what gun control groups asked for this time isn’t common sense at all. I was confused at first when I studied firearms safety and safe firearms storage. It isn’t easy to tell the good ideas from the bad ones because we don’t face emergencies every day. Even emergency […]

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The Oldest Hate

The Oldest Hate

on October 30, 2018, 6:35 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by A.F. Branco

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Congress Goes to War With Treasury Department Over Saving Iranian Financial Access

Congress Goes to War With Treasury Department Over Saving Iranian Financial Access

on October 30, 2018, 6:30 AM / in International News, National News

By Adam Kredo  |   Washington Free Beacon Cruz bill gaining momentum as Iran hawks see Trump Treasury Dept. saving Iran’s banks Congress is working to pass new legislation that would completely cut Iran’s access to international financial systems amid criticism by Iran hawks that the Trump administration’s Treasury Department is seeking to keep these financial lines open, a major concession to […]

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Drudge Bashes Fox News Segment on Political Violence: ‘Check Your Soul in the Makeup Chair!’

on October 30, 2018, 6:15 AM / in Opinion

By Maxwell Tani  |   Daily Beast The conservative media titan seemed incensed Monday morning by a Fox News panel discussion that appeared to make light of recent political violence. Matt Drudge on Monday morning seemingly broke rank among conservative media titans and openly bashed Fox News for its coverage of recent political violence in America. Drudge, the host of the news […]

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Is This Worse Than ’68?

Is This Worse Than ’68?

on October 30, 2018, 6:05 AM / in Opinion

Saturday, in Pittsburgh, a Sabbath celebration at the Tree of Life synagogue became the site of the largest mass murder of Jews in U.S. history. Eleven worshippers were killed by a racist gunman. Friday, we learned the identity of the crazed criminal who mailed pipe bombs to a dozen leaders of the Democratic Party, including Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and […]

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Merkel will not seek new term as chancellor & CDU chair as party faces support slump

Merkel will not seek new term as chancellor & CDU chair as party faces support slump

on October 30, 2018, 6:04 AM / in International News

RT Angela Merkel has said she will not seek re-election as Germany’s chancellor as well as CDU’s party chair. The decision comes after a debacle for her ruling party in the local elections in the federal state of Hesse. On Sunday, Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) received 28 percent of the votes. Although that was more support than other competitors […]

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Bon Voyage

Bon Voyage

on October 30, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The time of my departure is at hand. —2 Timothy 4:6 Paul’s word departure in 2 Timothy 4:6 is freighted with significance. It means “loosing” or “unmooring.” It’s a word he uses again when he sighs, “I am hard-pressed between the two, having a desire to depart and be with Christ” (Phil. 1:23). Departure is a nautical term that suggests […]

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Demonstrators erupt at Blackburn Senate rally with Graham

Demonstrators erupt at Blackburn Senate rally with Graham

on October 29, 2018, 8:58 AM / in State News

by Andy Sher  |   Chattanooga Free Press NASHVILLE — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, swooped into Tennessee on Sunday for a rally with Republican Senate hopeful Marsha Blackburn, an event interrupted repeatedly by a group of activists who were later hauled away by security, attendees or police out of the Nashville venue. Interruptions from the seven demonstrators began as state […]

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Elementary School Cancels A Widely-Loved Children’s Musical Due To Cultural Insensitivity

Elementary School Cancels A Widely-Loved Children’s Musical Due To Cultural Insensitivity

on October 29, 2018, 8:38 AM / in Opinion, State News

by Alex Parker  |  RedState In case you haven’t heard, everything is offensive. Everything. And if you’re not outraged — right now — over everything — you’re a jerk. In fact, you’re such a jerk, you’re probably a Republican. Right now, there’s a 24-year-old college sophomore living with his parents; he’s got a mustache and beard and Macbook Air; he’s vegan and celebrates diversity — his bumper sticker […]

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IBM agrees to buy Red Hat for $34 billion

IBM agrees to buy Red Hat for $34 billion

on October 29, 2018, 8:35 AM / in National News

IBM said Sunday it had agreed to buy software company Red Hat for $34 billion. The deal, by far IBM’s biggest acquisition, will help the technology hardware company diversify by moving more into higher margin software and services. “The acquisition of Red Hat is a game-changer,” said IBM CEO Ginni Rometty. “IBM will become the world’s No. 1 hybrid cloud […]

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Web host ditches social media site used by Pittsburgh shooting suspect

Web host ditches social media site used by Pittsburgh shooting suspect

on October 29, 2018, 8:32 AM / in National News

Gab, the social media service where Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert Bowers posted hateful rants against Jews and immigrants, has been dropped by its web host and payment processor Stripe, following a similar rejection by PayPal. “Gab’s new hosting provider, has just pulled our hosting service,” Gab tweeted. “They have given us until 9am on Monday to find a solution. […]

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Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazil presidency

on October 29, 2018, 8:28 AM / in International News

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidential election as expected. Exit polls showed Bolsonaro taking 56 percent of the vote, while left-wing Workers Party rival Fernando Haddad trailed with 44 percent. Bolsonaro, the favorite in the second round after falling just short of a majority in the first round, campaigned on promises to wipe out corruption and crime. He has […]

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Lawyers

Lawyers

on October 29, 2018, 8:24 AM / in Bedtime Stories

One afternoon a lawyer was riding in his limousine when he saw two men along the roadside eating grass.’ Disturbed, he ordered his driver to stop and got out to investigate. He asked one man, “Why are you eating grass?” “We don’t have any money for food,” the poor man replied. “We have to eat grass.” “Well, then, you can […]

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Can One Issue Really Define the U.S. Senate Election?

Can One Issue Really Define the U.S. Senate Election?

on October 29, 2018, 8:20 AM / in Opinion

I don’t think about how I vote the same way I did before I got into politics 24 years ago, because now I know too much how the legislative process works once a candidate is elected. That knowledge is important to me. For all the policy differences between Congressman Blackburn and Phil Bredesen, it seems to me that there is […]

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The General’s Fraternity—Alpha Gotcha Now—they have spoken

on October 29, 2018, 8:14 AM / in Opinion

All middleclass Americans being sucker-punched again! There will be no honest effort to secure our Southern border to repel the Central American invasion forces and ultimately will be encouraging wave after wave of illegal aliens. The “no honest effort” order has been issued by Secretary of Defense General James “Maddog” Mattis. Imagine 800 unarmed troops repelling 14,000 invaders. We Americans […]

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West Tennessee Regional Chapter meeting Thursday, November 8, 2018

on October 29, 2018, 8:13 AM / in Announcements

Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store 56 Casey Jones Lane, Jackson, Tennessee 38305 The West Tennessee Regional Chapter of the TFA will hold its November Stated Meeting Thursday the 8th at the Old Country Store, located in the Casey Jones Village, Jackson, TN. Our featured Speaker this month will be Retired Colonel James C. Harding. Colonel Harding served two tours during […]

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Time for Christians to Politically Follow Jesus

Time for Christians to Politically Follow Jesus

on October 29, 2018, 8:12 AM / in Opinion

I have black and white Christian relatives who are extremely involved in their churches, faithfully attending every Sunday.  They sit in their favorite pew, singing, “I Have Decided To Follow Jesus.”  Why do most of these Christian relatives choose to ignore Democrats’, fake news media’s, public education’s, and Hollywood’s war on marriage, God’s sex distinctions, innocent life, and Jesus? These regular churchgoers distance […]

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Transgender Girl Charged In Brutal High School Attack

on October 29, 2018, 8:07 AM / in State News

by Alicia F. Luke  |  Eagle Rising A transgender girl charged in brutal Texas high school attack that was caught violently punching, kicking and stomping on a girl on a shocking video says she was just “hitting back at a bully after receiving a death threat…” Words and that includes really mean and nasty ones, are very different from violent actions. When someone says […]

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