Archive for October 12th, 2018

Plan for new Animal Care Center approved

on October 12, 2018, 8:01 PM / in Local News

The article below is mostly written by Brandon Shields with the Jackson Sun. We have taken some liberties with the article. The Jackson City Council voted on Tuesday to pay $1.3 million for the new Animal Care Center on Conalco Drive during the October meeting. Dr. Vicki Lake (paid bureaucrat) and (gay activist) Frank McMeen, both employees of West Tennessee […]

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Norris, Richardson confirmed to judgeships

Norris, Richardson confirmed to judgeships

on October 12, 2018, 8:41 AM / in National News, State News

Trump nominations stalled more than a year, now part of McConnell/Schumer package deal By Stephen Elliott  |  Nashville Post Bass Berry attorney Eli Richardson and state Senate Majority Leader Mark Norris were confirmed Thursday to federal district court judgeships in Tennessee. The two were nominated more than a year ago. Norris was confirmed by a 51-44 vote and Richardson 52-43. Senate Democrats […]

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Recalling the solemn experience of honoring the flag

Recalling the solemn experience of honoring the flag

on October 12, 2018, 8:38 AM / in Announcements

by Judd Cowan We were out for a photo shoot this weekend, and we stopped by Saint Henry’s church (where I have been a parishioner for most of my life). I ended up doing some reminiscing while we were taking some pictures around the church property, and I thought I would share them with you. I am an Eagle Scout, […]

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Advocate demands election system review in Tennessee county

on October 12, 2018, 8:37 AM / in State News

Chattanooga Times Free Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An elections integrity advocate is demanding that Tennessee officials subject voting systems in the state’s largest county to a rigorous security review and overhaul. Attorney Carol Chumney asked Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett and Shelby County Election Commission officials to seek risk and vulnerability assessments of county voting systems by the […]

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Bredesen Spokesman: ‘Gun Nuts’ Are ‘Biggest Terrorist Organization on The Planet’

Bredesen Spokesman: ‘Gun Nuts’ Are ‘Biggest Terrorist Organization on The Planet’

on October 12, 2018, 8:35 AM / in State News

by Brent Scher  |  The Washington Free Beacon A top spokesman for the Tennessee Democratic Party’s effort to get Phil Bredesen elected senator has said he views “white male” gun owners as “the biggest terrorist organization on the planet.” Mark Brown is communications director for Tennessee Victory 2018, a project of the state Democratic party that’s been working exclusively on electing […]

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With Friends Like These

on October 12, 2018, 8:31 AM / in Opinion

Was Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and then his body cut up with a bone saw and flown to Riyadh in Gulfstream jets owned by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman? So contend the Turks, who have video from the consulate, photos of 15 Saudi agents who flew into Istanbul that day, Oct. 2, […]

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The Dems Next Move

on October 12, 2018, 8:27 AM / in National News

Democrats are debating tactics and the lengths to which they should go in opposing President Trump with the midterm elections less than a month away and the House majority within reach. Trump and GOP leaders have turned the protests that broke out in opposition to Justice Brett Kavanaugh into a campaign issue, accusing Democrats of stoking angry liberal “mobs” they […]

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American and Russian to return to space in spring after aborted mission

American and Russian to return to space in spring after aborted mission

on October 12, 2018, 8:18 AM / in International News

The head of Russia’s space agency said Friday that American astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin would head to the International Space Station in the spring, after they safely parachuted to Earth when their rocket failed in flight Thursday. The capsule landed in a barren area in Kazakhstan after the failure triggered emergency measures that sent them on […]

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Turkey to join Saudis in joint investigation of Khashoggi disappearance

Turkey to join Saudis in joint investigation of Khashoggi disappearance

on October 12, 2018, 8:16 AM / in International News

Turkey said Thursday it would go along with Saudi Arabia’s request to form a joint committee to investigate the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist. He has not been seen since he went into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 to get a document he needed to remarry. Turkish investigators believe Saudi agents killed […]

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Washington state Supreme Court rules death penalty unconstitutional

Washington state Supreme Court rules death penalty unconstitutional

on October 12, 2018, 8:13 AM / in State News

A little judiciary intervention….. and state governments continue to fall for it.  Washington’s state Supreme Court on Thursday declared that the state’s death penalty was unconstitutional. The court said in the unanimous ruling that capital punishment in the state is imposed in an arbitrary and racially biased way, and serves no legitimate purpose. “All death sentences are hereby converted to […]

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Trump continues criticism of Fed over rate hikes

on October 12, 2018, 8:06 AM / in National News

President Trump on Thursday continued to criticize the Federal Reserve, saying that the U.S. central bank was “out of control” and had triggered this week’s nosedive in stock prices by raising interest rates too fast. “It’s a correction that I think is caused by the Federal Reserve with interest rates,” Trump said. “We have interest rates going up at a […]

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Rescuers search wreckage left behind by Hurricane Michael

on October 12, 2018, 8:04 AM / in National News

The death toll from Hurricane Michael rose to at least six people on Thursday in Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas as rescuers continued to search wreckage in the hardest hit parts of the Florida Panhandle. The town of Mexico Beach, Florida, where the storm made landfall with top sustained winds of 155 miles per hour, was devastated, with entire blocks […]

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To deal with leftists, imagine you’re confronting Satan

on October 12, 2018, 8:01 AM / in Opinion

Amen (again)!  And in these Times – of the horrendously “perilous” sort methinks – it takes little if any “imagining” since Judas-like leftist “devils” apparently have finally risen to The Top of practically everything worldwide, most especially at the top of the USA Superstate.  That’s due primarily to the anti-democratic & auto-corruptible popularity-contest method of deciding officers, the PPK (Political […]

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The Social Benefits of Fossil Fuels

on October 12, 2018, 7:59 AM / in National News

The Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC), in conjunction with The Heartland Institute, has released the Summary for Policymakers of the forthcoming Climate Change Reconsidered II: Fossil Fuels, the fifth volume in the Climate Change Reconsidered series. In this new volume, 117 scientists, economists, and other experts address and refute the claim by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that the impacts of […]

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Jackie’s thoughts this morning

on October 12, 2018, 7:50 AM / in Opinion

So many things to comment on – I lose track of things that I really want to share with WGEN readers. On the topic of ILLEGAL INVADERS: I really would like to have Pres. Trump push forward the total elimination of that insane ANCHOR BABY ruling –  that is NOT what the 14th Amendment intended when it was passed.  It […]

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Michael Avenatti Fundraises For Beto O’Rourke, Half Of The Donations Go To Himself

Michael Avenatti Fundraises For Beto O’Rourke, Half Of The Donations Go To Himself

on October 12, 2018, 7:07 AM / in National News, Opinion

By KASSY DILLON  |  Daily Wire On Wednesday, Michael Avenatti shared a link to encourage his followers to “chip in for Beto now,” which directed to a donation website. But there is one interesting aspect of Avenatti’s generosity: half of the funds go to his own “Fight PAC.” The tweet also said of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX): “Help us send the […]

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That was quick! Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen switches to Democrats

That was quick! Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen switches to Democrats

on October 12, 2018, 7:04 AM / in National News

US President Donald Trump’s disgraced former lawyer Michael Cohen has re-registered as a Democrat, taking his flip-flopping on his former boss to the logical extreme. Until June, Cohen served as the RNC’s deputy finance chair. Since falling out with Trump over hush money he paid to porn star Stormy Daniels, with whom the president allegedly had an affair in 2006, […]

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FUSION GPS FOUNDER WILL PLEAD THE FIFTH TO AVOID TESTIFYING TO CONGRESS

FUSION GPS FOUNDER WILL PLEAD THE FIFTH TO AVOID TESTIFYING TO CONGRESS

on October 12, 2018, 6:30 AM / in National News

By Chuck Ross | The DC The co-founder of the opposition research firm behind the Steele dossier, Glenn Simpson, will invoke his First and Fifth Amendment privileges to avoid testifying before Congress next week, his lawyer has told Congress. According to The Hill, Simpson’s attorney, Joshua Levy, told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte that Simpson will not appear for a […]

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Washington Post Column Smears Birch Society

on October 12, 2018, 6:21 AM / in National News, Opinion

Written by  Steve Byas  “The minute you start sounding like a John Bircher, you’ve made a terrible mistake,” wrote Megan McArdle on Tuesday in the Washington Post. McCardle’s specific argument about The John Birch Society (JBS) is in reference to the recent boasts by some on the Left that they intend to impeach Brett Kavanaugh, the newest member of the Supreme Court. This she then compares […]

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Sailing Into History

on October 12, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Thursday, October 12, 2017. Here in the nation’s capital, baseball fans are nervously awaiting Game 5 of the playoff series between the Washington Nationals and the Chicago Cubs. The Cubbies, as most sentient Americans know, are world champs. The Nats, by contrast, haven’t advanced past the first round in postseason play since opening shop in D.C. in […]

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