Archive for November 7th, 2018

JACKSON REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA-NOVEMBER 7, 2018 @ 3:00 PM

on November 7, 2018, 12:12 PM / in Local News

PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA-NOVEMBER 7, 2018 @ 3:00 PM CITY HALL – GEORGE A. SMITH MEETING ROOM FIRST FLOOR – 109 EAST MAIN STREET – SUITE 107 NOVEMBER 7, 2018 – 3:00 P.M. I. CALL TO ORDER/DETERMINATION OF QUORUM II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FOR THE OCTOBER 3, 2018 MEETING III. ANNEXATION 1. Consideration of the Annexation, Plan of Service, and proposed […]

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REMEMBERING THE JOSH BREWER CASE

on November 7, 2018, 8:33 AM / in History

Back when I was Liaison Officer for the Southern Oregon Militia (SOM), we were approached by a young man named Joshua Ryan Brewer, who claimed he’d been framed by the Medford, Oregon Police Department for Marijuana and gun violations.  We investigated and discovered he was telling the truth. We waited until Brewer had been convicted of two felony Marijuana violations […]

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Josh Hawley Grounds Claire McCaskill in Missouri

Josh Hawley Grounds Claire McCaskill in Missouri

on November 7, 2018, 8:20 AM / in State News

By Brent Scher  |   Washington Free Beacon Republican Josh Hawley was declared the winner over Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill in one of the most closely watched Senate races of the cycle. Hawley, Missouri’s attorney general, was projected the winner just after 11:00 p.m. on Tuesday over McCaskill, who was considered to be one of the toughest incumbents up for reelection. McCaskill […]

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CNN’S VAN JONES: ELECTION RESULTS ARE ‘HEARTBREAKING’

on November 7, 2018, 8:10 AM / in National News, Opinion

by Amber Athey |  The Daily Caller CNN political commentator Van Jones called the midterm election results “heartbreaking” on Tuesday night as Republicans won two key U.S. Senate seats.   Republican Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn is projected to win her Senate race against Democrat Phil Bredesen while Republican Mike Braun ousted Democratic incumbent Sen. Joe Donnelly in Indiana. “This is heartbreaking,” Jones said. “It’s heartbreaking. […]

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WHEN INSULTS HAD CLASS

on November 7, 2018, 8:03 AM / in History

The ones which make especially great sense to  rw Tennessean . These glorious insults are from an era before the English language became boiled down to 4-letter words. · A member of Parliament to Disraeli: “Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.”· “That depends, Sir,” said Disraeli, “whether I embrace your policies or your mistress.” ·  “I […]

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Beto No More! Ted Cruz Wins Reelection

Beto No More! Ted Cruz Wins Reelection

on November 7, 2018, 7:48 AM / in State News

The sound you hear is $70 million being flushed down the drain. Ted Cruz has defeated Beto O’Rourke to win reelection in Texas. Beto took the lead early, as ballots from urban areas poured in, but Cruz reclaimed the lead and did not look back. As of this writing, Cruz has 51.4% to Beto’s 47.9% with 95% reporting.

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Tennessee Voter turnout neared presidential levels

on November 7, 2018, 7:43 AM / in State News

By MIKE CHRISTEN   |   The Daily Herald Following a local record turnout of early voters for a midterm election, officials in Maury County said they saw a steady flow of Election Day voters at the county’s 20 voting precincts on Tuesday in a turnout that neared that of a presidential race. Election results released Tuesday indicated that a total of […]

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Supreme Court Will Take Case to Decide Fate of Giant Cross in Maryland

Supreme Court Will Take Case to Decide Fate of Giant Cross in Maryland

on November 7, 2018, 7:40 AM / in National News, State News

by Warner Todd Huston  |   Eagle Rising A giant Christian cross has stood in Maryland since 1925, but now, anti-American, religion haters are trying to force the state to tear the memorial down. Now the U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will take the case to decide if the religion haters win. The cross was erected in 1923 in Bladensburg, […]

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Mexico’s ruling party to propose legalizing marijuana

on November 7, 2018, 7:36 AM / in International News

Mexico’s next interior minister, Sen. Olga Sanchez, plans to propose a bill that would legalize recreational and medical marijuana use, according to documents posted on the Mexican Congress’ website on Tuesday. In the 26-page bill, Sanchez wrote that Mexico’s “objective can’t be to eradicate the consumption of a substance that’s as prevalent as cannabis is.” The legislation would mark the […]

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Fox News criticizes Hannity for Trump rally appearance

on November 7, 2018, 7:35 AM / in National News

Fox News on Tuesday issued a statement saying it “does not condone” the participation of show hosts Sean Hannity and Jeanine Pirro in President Trump’s Monday night campaign rally in Missouri. “This was an unfortunate distraction and has been addressed,” the statement said, not detailing what consequences the pundits were handed. Before the rally, the network and Hannity alike insisted […]

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Border Patrol cancels Texas drill after voter suppression complaint

on November 7, 2018, 7:33 AM / in State News

The U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday abruptly canceled a crowd-control exercise near a polling place in a Hispanic neighborhood in El Paso after critics said the presence of a large number of armed uniformed agents could discourage people from voting. The “mobile field force demonstration” was scheduled to take place at the Paso del Norte crossing on the U.S.-Mexico border, […]

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Democrats flip 7 governor seats

on November 7, 2018, 7:20 AM / in State News

Democrats picked up seven governorships in Tuesday’s elections, flipping Wisconsin, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Illinois, Nevada, and New Mexico. Georgia’s race remained too close to call, with Republican Brian Kemp narrowly leading Democrat Stacey Abrams, who would be the first African-American female governor. In a key race, Republican Ron DeSantis beat Democrat Andrew Gillum in the swing state of Florida. “I […]

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CCHF Warns That Medicare Advantage Plans Deny Rightful Care and Payments, Increasing Health Plan Profits

on November 7, 2018, 7:17 AM / in News, Opinion

The open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act is now in full swing, but few may realize that Medicare is in an open enrollment period of its own. Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom wants to share a few facts with every American eligible for Medicare before they sign up for plans. For instance, original Medicare allows patients to go anywhere […]

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Rough Road For the President

Rough Road For the President

on November 7, 2018, 6:41 AM / in National News

Special thanks to The Hill  If the president thought dealing with the national media and his Republican critics in Congress was tough, he’s about to experience another level of opposition in the Democratic-controlled House. Democrats will start by using their investigative clout to go after Trump’s tax returns. They’ll dig into every aspect of Trump’s business empire. The House Intelligence […]

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Dems Win the House |  Republicans Keep the Senate

Dems Win the House | Republicans Keep the Senate

on November 7, 2018, 6:26 AM / in National News

by Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger Voters gave Democrats a majority in the House last night, shaking up the balance of power in Washington and giving Democrats oversight and subpoena authority to investigate President Trump and his administration for 2019 and 2020. It was a very good night, however, for Republicans in the Senate, where the GOP is poised to […]

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Leftist Washington Post Repeats “No Voter Fraud” Myth

Leftist Washington Post Repeats “No Voter Fraud” Myth

on November 7, 2018, 6:14 AM / in National News

by  R. Cort Kirkwood As voters went to the polls this morning, the Washington Post published another of its reliably false reports that voter fraud is a myth, and even worse, President Trump and his attorney were using the myth to “intimidate voters.” Voter fraud is not a myth, contrary to the Post’s breathless report, as a three-minute Google search would have told its staff writer. […]

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The Trifecta in State Government

on November 7, 2018, 6:06 AM / in National News, State News

From Ballotpedia A state government trifecta occurs when one political party holds the governorship, a majority in the state senate, and a majority in the state house in a state’s government. Entering the 2018 midterm election there were 34 states with trifectas — 26 Republican and 8 Democratic. Here are some updates on the likely status of some of them […]

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November 7, 1917 If we are not careful, this is where those without talent or foresight are taking us.

November 7, 1917 If we are not careful, this is where those without talent or foresight are taking us.

on November 7, 2018, 6:02 AM / in History

Vladimir Lenin (born Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, 1870–1924) was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He was the first head of government of the Soviet Union, which under his administration became a one-party state governed by the Communist Party. Ideologically a Marxist, he developed political theories known as Leninism. After the 1917 February Revolution ousted the Tsar, he played a leading role in the 7 November 1917 insurrection commonly known as the October […]

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A Simple, Quick Guide to Responsible Voting

A Simple, Quick Guide to Responsible Voting

on November 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

  H/T to Jackie with a special thanks to cominus.com Do Not Be Deceived Don’t be mislead by people who tell you we have become divided and need leadership who will bring us together. Since mankind was created, there has always been a division between those who will stand for the truth and those who stand for lies and self-interests. […]

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November 7th in History

November 7th in History

on November 7, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 54 days remaining until the end of the year. This day marks the approximate midpoint of autumn in the Northern Hemisphere and of spring in the Southern Hemisphere (starting the season at the September equinox). Holidays Christian feast day: Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg […]

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