Archive for November 9th, 2018

“the national security of our country  is a  women’s issue.”

“the national security of our country is a women’s issue.”

on November 9, 2018, 6:59 AM / in Opinion

I wonder how many folks will THINK of what PEE LOUSY just said and UNDERSTAND what it really means.   “the national security of our country is a women’s issue.” As I see the number of females that have been elected this mid term and the ISSUES that have to be dealt with – it outright scares the bejabbers out […]

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House Dems plan key early vote on pre-existing conditions

House Dems plan key early vote on pre-existing conditions

on November 9, 2018, 6:46 AM / in National News

House Democrats think pre-existing conditions powered them to victory on Tuesday, and they’re setting up a quick vote on the issue for next year. A House Democratic aide said the vote would be on a measure to have the House of Representatives formally intervene in an anti-ObamaCare lawsuit to defend the health law. The politics: The vote could be a […]

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Media Backs Acosta in Lie About Disruptive White House Antics

Media Backs Acosta in Lie About Disruptive White House Antics

on November 9, 2018, 6:22 AM / in National News

by  R. Cort Kirkwood Jim Acosta’s nonstop mouth finally got him in trouble. The White House finally banned the imperious CNN “reporter” yesterday after a ridiculous performance during a news conference where he refused to shut up, then put his hands on a White House intern who tried to take away his microphone. Acosta, whose lame questions are undisguised left-wing and Democratic talking […]

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New Tennessee State Rep. London Lamar Says State Full of Racists

New Tennessee State Rep. London Lamar Says State Full of Racists

on November 9, 2018, 6:13 AM / in State News

By Chris Butler  |   Tennessee Star The newly elected state representative for Tennessee’s 91st district livestreamed a 15-minute rant on Facebook Wednesday and, said, among other things, Tennessee is a racist state and full of uneducated Republicans. That newly-elected representative, London Lamar, a Democrat from Memphis, also reprimanded white men for wanting to keep more of the money they earn. Lamar also […]

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It’s official: Merriweather will remain on JMCSS board

on November 9, 2018, 6:06 AM / in Local News

Morris Merriweather is staying on the Jackson-Madison County School Board. While Merriweather said publicly on Friday he was rescinding his resignation from the day before, that move became official Thursday when he submitted his rescinding letter to Madison County Commission Chairman Gary Deaton, who confirmed the letter had been submitted. Deaton said the letter makes Merriweather’s decision official and ends […]

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Gabby Salinas vs. Brian Kelsey: Provisional vote count likely too small to change outcome

Gabby Salinas vs. Brian Kelsey: Provisional vote count likely too small to change outcome

on November 9, 2018, 6:03 AM / in State News

By Daniel Connolly  |  Memphis Commercial Appeal The number of provisional ballots cast in the state Senate District 31 contest appears too small to overturn Republican Brian Kelsey’s victory over Democratic challenger Gabby Salinas. Kelsey defeated Salinas by 1,520 votes, according to unofficial vote totals released Tuesday evening. It was a dramatic finish to a closely contested race that featured Salinas, a 30-year-old political […]

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Nashville voters approve charter amendments

Nashville voters approve charter amendments

on November 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

No extra term for Metro Council members, but charter gets gender-neutral terms While Metro Charter Amendment 1 got the bulk of the headlines (and the money) in Tuesday’s midterm election, Nashville voters did have to make choices on five other charter amendments. The only amendment that failed was an effort to add a third term to the limit for the Metro Council, […]

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Here is the Complaint: Some Democrats are complaining about the ‘Senate popular vote.’ It’s still not a thing.

on November 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, Opinion

I swear to you, somebody today will come up to me and because of this skewed logic will tell me that the loss of the Senate seats meant that the elections were unfair. I am serious, they will. Even worse, even Joy Behar said that Republicans won the senate because of gerrymandering. The states are not divided into districts in senate races. […]

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Haslam prepares to hand governor’s office keys to Lee

on November 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

The day after Republican Bill Lee’s landslide win over Democrat Karl Dean, Gov. Bill Haslam said he is committed to making the switch to the governor-elect “the best transition in the history of Tennessee.” A departmental transition plan is being put into place and immediate work is being done on a new budget for fiscal 2019-20, Haslam said during the traditional […]

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New Tax For Hybrid And Electric Vehicles

New Tax For Hybrid And Electric Vehicles

on November 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in State News

From Mississippi, owners of hybrid and electric vehicles in Mississippi received a notice from the state Department of Revenue informing them of a new annual tax on their vehicles. The new tax, which took effect on October 1, will tax $75 for hybrid vehicles and $150 for total electric vehicles annually. The tax is in addition to regular tag fees […]

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