Archive for December 2nd, 2018

Criminal Justice Reform on Tennessee’s Agenda

Criminal Justice Reform on Tennessee’s Agenda

on December 2, 2018, 7:58 AM / in Opinion, State News

By David Fowler  |   FACT Governor-elect Bill Lee and various state legislative leaders have voiced an interest in working on criminal justice reform during the next legislative session. This is not a topic that I would normally wade into, but it points to what I perceive to be a systemic issue in “reform” efforts in modern politics. Understanding How the […]

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the cuckoo clock

the cuckoo clock

on December 2, 2018, 7:51 AM / in Bedtime Stories

The other night I was invited out for a night with the ‘girls’. I told my husband that I would be home by midnight, ‘I promise!’ Well, the hours passed and the margaritas went down way too easily. Around 3 am, a bit loaded, I headed for home. Just as I got in the door, the cuckoo clock in the […]

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Where Have All The Churches Gone In New Urbanism?

Where Have All The Churches Gone In New Urbanism?

on December 2, 2018, 7:48 AM / in Opinion, Religion

BY CLINT SCHNEKLOTH  |  Patheos Growing Into New Urbanism I live in a growing city in a growing region. Fayetteville frequently gets short-listed as one of the best places to live in the United States. Northwest Arkansas may be adding as many as 30 residents a day (think Walmart, Tyson, and a land-grant university), which means in the next five years, […]

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GOOD RIDDANCE, BUSH 41! — Carl F. Worden

on December 2, 2018, 7:42 AM / in Opinion

I had resolved to NOT even acknowledge this *topic* when I saw every web site on my trap line filled with slobbering posts about it.  My initial thought was –  LONG OVERDUE!! Everything that Carl writes brings back so many memories of my absolute disgust of this deceased ‘being’ it isn’t funny. I, too, had anger when Reagan sold out […]

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Anna and Big Lake Alaska, center of Earthquake

on December 2, 2018, 7:39 AM / in Opinion

H/T to Andy for this item: Wow! Anna is mad, and I agree with everything she has said here, the criminals, no matter who or where they are, should be arrested and hung, don’t waste lead on such low life.  Remember, you can use the ropes again and again, not so for a bullet! Sikkim, Anna you are lady to […]

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The Church Has Elected To Play The Harlot In Three Ways

The Church Has Elected To Play The Harlot In Three Ways

on December 2, 2018, 7:31 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Pastor Mike Spaulding  |  News with Views Is this not the reason you are mistaken…? —Mark 12:24 American political rhetoric has never been more vitriolic. There has never been a more clearly defined divide between political perspectives than there is right now. The Republican Party has become the party of compromise, acquiescence, and feigned allegiance to the rule of law, […]

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Meet Katie

Meet Katie

on December 2, 2018, 7:23 AM / in People

Toward the end of 2016, Katie developed headaches. Then, in early 2017, she developed stomachaches. She was in and out of the doctor’s office, but no one could pinpoint the cause of her symptoms. Then, in June, a CT scan revealed Katie had a type of brain cancer called medulloblastoma. Her parents, Kimberly and Moises, were devastated. Katie underwent surgery at […]

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Nashville to become home of Amazon’s East Coast hub of operations

Nashville to become home of Amazon’s East Coast hub of operations

on December 2, 2018, 7:17 AM / in State News

Kara Apel, Rebecca Cardenas NASHVILLE (WSMV) – Nashville will become home to Amazon’s East Coast hub of operations with a $230 million capital investment that is expected to create 5,000 full-time corporate jobs. According to the governor’s office, this is the largest jobs announcement in the history of Tennessee and is projected to created more than 13,000 jobs in the state. […]

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Fatal ambulance crash caused by excessive speed on wet roadway, police say

Fatal ambulance crash caused by excessive speed on wet roadway, police say

on December 2, 2018, 7:10 AM / in State News

Brett Kelman, Nashville Tennessean Nashville police have identified two Tennessee residents who were killed in an ambulance crash on Interstate 40 on Friday that authorities say was caused by excessive speed on a wet roadway. Nyema Jackson, 36, of Jackson, who was a patient in the back of the ambulance, and Zachary Pruitt, 36, of Humboldt, who was a medic, were both […]

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Enjoy this when you have some quiet time.

on December 2, 2018, 7:07 AM / in Religion

The Nature of God

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Tennessee GOP Votes To Close Primaries

Tennessee GOP Votes To Close Primaries

on December 2, 2018, 7:05 AM / in State News

By Laura Baigert  |   Tennessee Star FRANKLIN, Tennessee – The State Executive Committee (SEC) of the Tennessee Republican Party voted overwhelmingly at its organizational meeting to require party registration in order to vote in a party’s primary election, more commonly known as closing the primaries. The SEC has a potential of 66 seats consisting of one committeeman and one committeewoman for each of Tennessee’s […]

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As the World Turns…

As the World Turns…

on December 2, 2018, 7:02 AM / in Bedtime Stories

From the Federal Observer …and yes my friends – it truly IS a Soap Opera!

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What’s on the Council agenda for Dec. 4th, 2018: Stopping the Amazon bribe, removing storage fees for stolen vehicles and a bill to ban kennels.

on December 2, 2018, 6:58 AM / in State News

by Rod Williams  |  A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville The Metro Council will meet Tuesday, December 4th at 6:30 PM in the Council chamber at the Metro Courthouse. Here is a link to the Council agenda and the staff analysis for those who want to watch the Council meeting and follow along. If you are going to watch it, it is more interesting if you […]

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What Amazon’s HQ2 Was Worth to Nashville

What Amazon’s HQ2 Was Worth to Nashville

on December 2, 2018, 6:56 AM / in State News

By STEVEN HALE  |  Nashville Scene Now we know what Metro officials offered up in their effort to lure Amazon’s HQ2 to Nashville — a 50 percent break on property taxes for 15 years and a $500-per-job cash grant that could have totaled $5 million per year, among other things. The internet retail behemoth that is well on its way to […]

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Deconstructing Robert Mueller: Ultimate Disinformation Agent or Keystone Cop? Part I: Hell’s Angels 1979

Deconstructing Robert Mueller: Ultimate Disinformation Agent or Keystone Cop? Part I: Hell’s Angels 1979

on December 2, 2018, 6:50 AM / in National News, Opinion

дезинформация The RedPillSentinel  By its very nature, a disinformation campaign can work only if the seemingly independent Western press accepts intentionally fabricated lies and presents them to the public as truth. Thus, Pacepa and Rychlak also document how the U.S. mainstream media’s enduring sympathy for all things liberal-left has made it vulnerable to–indeed, the prime carrier of–civilization-transforming campaigns of lying, […]

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Dog rescued from sink hole

Dog rescued from sink hole

on December 2, 2018, 6:45 AM / in State News

It was outside the city limits, but Madisonville Animal Control Officer Damian Cook couldn’t say no when he got word a dog appeared to be stuck in a sink hole in the Hiwassee Knobs on Monday morning. Cook said Eric Roberts, who lives in the Knobs, could hear a dog barking and eventually traced the sound to what appeared to […]

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BPACC to ring out 2018 with next 2 shows

BPACC to ring out 2018 with next 2 shows

on December 2, 2018, 6:41 AM / in Announcements

By Carolyn Bahm  |  Bartlett Express Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center will bring its final star-studded show of the year to the stage on Dec. 5. Last night, John Davidson performed in BPACC’s 350-seat theater. Known best for his days as a TV host for shows like “Hollywood Squares” and “That’s Incredible,” as well as his guest appearances on “The […]

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Scott Golden Re-Elected As Tennessee Republican Party Chairman; Resolutions Urge Updating Of Election Law

Scott Golden Re-Elected As Tennessee Republican Party Chairman; Resolutions Urge Updating Of Election Law

on December 2, 2018, 6:27 AM / in State News

The Chattanoogan  The Tennessee Republican Party re-elected Scott Golden on Saturday as its chairman to a second two-year term. He said, “I am deeply honored and grateful to have the opportunity to lead our state’s Republican Party once again, and I thank the members of our State Executive Committee for their continued trust. Tennessee Republicans made history this past year […]

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Appeals Court Rules Sale Of Ooltewah Woman’s Home At Back Tax Sale Be Voided Because She Did Not Get Proper Notice

on December 2, 2018, 6:23 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Court of Appeals has ruled that a woman whose Ooltewah home was sold at a back tax sale without her knowledge should get title to the house back. Chancellor Pam Fleenor had dismissed a suit filed by Linda Owens. However, the Appeals Court directed the chancellor to declare the sale of the property to Kenneth Stiner Sr. void. […]

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Rev. Graham: Now We Must ‘Pray That The Godless, Progressive Agenda Will Be Thwarted and Defeated’

Rev. Graham: Now We Must ‘Pray That The Godless, Progressive Agenda Will Be Thwarted and Defeated’

on December 2, 2018, 6:00 AM / in National News, Religion

“The kingdom of God is not going to arrive on Air Force One.” Cal Thomas By Michael W. Chapman  /  CNSNews.com Although the media and politicla pundits were in shock and could not explain the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, Reverend Franklin Graham said this was because “few of them understood the God factor,” the power of prayer, and […]

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