Archive for February 1st, 2019

Chairman Van Huss warns other legislators about dangers of “deep state” administration operatives

on February 1, 2019, 8:19 AM / in State News

Chairman Micah Van Huss alerts other legislators to “deep state” administrative operatives offering assistance to derail legislation. Over the years, the Tennessee Firearms Association has repeatedly investigated situations where administration officials (mainly from the Department of Safety) have issued information regarding the budget impact of legislation that appeared clearly designed to kill the legislation rather than to candidly assess the […]

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He really is anti-gun

on February 1, 2019, 8:17 AM / in Announcements, National News

The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote next week on the Attorney General nominee William Barr. Unfortunately, Barr’s answers to Senators’ questions during a hearing earlier this month showed that he holds a very anti-gun bias. And after the hearing, several Senators submitted written questions to him — looking for clarification on many issues (including guns). Sadly, Barr either […]

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The Real Reason Doctors Tell You To Pee In A Cup: Taxpayer Fraud

The Real Reason Doctors Tell You To Pee In A Cup: Taxpayer Fraud

on February 1, 2019, 8:14 AM / in National News

Urine lab manager earned $30,000 a month, worked one day a week | Liquid gold: pain doctors soak up profits by screening urine for drugs; “drug testing is not about medicine” Fred Schulte and Elizabeth Lucas, Kaiser Health News – The cups of urine travel by express mail to the Comprehensive Pain Specialists lab in an industrial park in Brentwood, Tenn., not […]

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South Dakota Lawmakers: The Second Amendment is Your Carry Permit

South Dakota Lawmakers: The Second Amendment is Your Carry Permit

on February 1, 2019, 8:10 AM / in State News

By AWR Hawkins   |  Breitbart  The South Dakota House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday intended to abolish the need to acquire a concealed carry permit in order to carry for self-defense. The NRA reported the House vote 47-23, in favor of doing away with the permit requirement. The measure had already passed in the Senate. The measure faced opposition from Democrats, some […]

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Senate admonishes Trump on Syria

on February 1, 2019, 8:05 AM / in National News

By Ellen Mitchell  |  The Hill Senate Republicans joined Democrats in offering a direct rebuke Thursday of the administration’s Syria policy, marking the first time during the new Congress that the GOP caucus has formally broken with President Trump. Senators voted 68-23 to end debate on an amendment that warns Trump against drawing down troops in Syria and Afghanistan. Senators still need to hold […]

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New Mexico: Longtime New Mexico lawmaker dies at 82

New Mexico: Longtime New Mexico lawmaker dies at 82

on February 1, 2019, 7:49 AM / in People

Former New Mexico state Rep. Henry “Kiki” Saavedra (D) died on January 28 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. He was 82 years old. He served in the New Mexico House of Representatives for 37 years from 1977 to 2014. He left office in 2014 when he decided to not seek re-election. While in office, he served as chair of the […]

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Silence of the Goats

Silence of the Goats

on February 1, 2019, 7:46 AM / in Opinion

by Erick Erickson  |  The Resurgent esus, in the red letters in the Bible, says that on the Day of Judgment, he’ll be separating the sheep from the goats and the goats will go away to eternal punishment. The Christ won’t have to work too hard. The issue of infanticide is doing some of the work for him. As of […]

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Republican State Rep Sponsors Red Flag Bill in Utah

on February 1, 2019, 7:27 AM / in State News

By Jared J. Yanis & Guns & Gadgets An Extreme Risk Protection Order Bill (ERPO) will be submitted in the gun friendly State of Utah. This illegal and unconstitutional gun confiscation bill has been sponsored by REPUBLICAN Utah State Representative Stephen Handy under HB0209, entitled “Extreme Risk Protective Order”. You can read this bill in all of its anti-gun glory HERE. There […]

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Booker announces White House bid

Booker announces White House bid

on February 1, 2019, 7:24 AM / in National News

BY LISA HAGEN AND MORGAN GSTALTER  |   THE HILL Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Friday announced that he is running for president in 2020. The former Newark, N.J., mayor made the announcement on the first day of Black History Month. “The history of our nation is defined by collective action; by interwoven destinies of slaves and abolitionists; of those born here and those who chose America […]

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CAPITOL HILL DEMOCRATS RESPOND TO LATE-TERM ABORTION DEBATE WITHIN PARTY

CAPITOL HILL DEMOCRATS RESPOND TO LATE-TERM ABORTION DEBATE WITHIN PARTY

on February 1, 2019, 7:22 AM / in National News

Kerry Picket | Reporter  |  The Daily Caller WASHINGTON, D.C. — Most Democrats on Capitol Hill appeared uncomfortable, unable or unwilling to discuss recent state legislature bills that would allow abortions up to the point of birth Thursday. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claimed earlier in the day at her weekly press conference that she was unaware of comments made by […]

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Short man speak with forked tongue.

Short man speak with forked tongue.

on February 1, 2019, 7:07 AM / in Opinion, State News

RockyTopPolitics There’s a fascinating story from the Tennessee Star last week about how Bob “I-used-to-be-somebody” Corker threw a hissy fit on a plane from DC to Tennessee. Seems the Bobster noticed a Nashville businessman who used to give Corker campaign donations but, according to the story, stopped when he began to suspect that the diminutive former senator was a major sleaze who […]

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Trump vs. the Spy Chiefs: Who’s Right?

Trump vs. the Spy Chiefs: Who’s Right?

on February 1, 2019, 7:03 AM / in Opinion

To manifest his opposition to President Donald Trump’s decision to pull all 2,000 U.S. troops out of Syria, and half of the 14,000 in Afghanistan, Gen. James Mattis went public and resigned as secretary of defense. Now Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, in public testimony to Congress, has contradicted Trump about the threats that face the nation. Contrary to […]

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Indictment of Seven Illegals in Police Murder Case Highlights California’s Sanctuary Law

Indictment of Seven Illegals in Police Murder Case Highlights California’s Sanctuary Law

on February 1, 2019, 6:59 AM / in State News

Written by  R. Cort Kirkwood Murdering a policeman and getting away with it isn’t easy. That might be why the illegal alien suspected of killing a policeman in Newman, California, needed seven people, a federal indictment says, to help him after the fact. A federal grand jury has indicted the seven in connection with their role in helping illegal alien Paulo […]

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Latinos for Tennessee reception honors State legislators

on February 1, 2019, 6:50 AM / in State News

A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville by Rod Williams  Last night I enjoyed attending the annual Latinos for Tennessee reception honoring the Tennessee General Assembly members with special awards going to Lt. Governor Randy McNally, Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives Glen Casada and Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Scott Golden. The lead off guest speaker was Governor Bill Lee. Lee has been a […]

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Tennessee business filings up 10 percent

on February 1, 2019, 6:48 AM / in State News

New business filings increased more than 10 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to the previous year, according to a new report released Thursday by Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett. This marked the fourth consecutive quarter of new business increases in excess of 10 percent in Tennessee. The only question you have to ask is how much […]

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Electrolux To Shut Memphis Plant, Keeping Tennessee Presence

Electrolux To Shut Memphis Plant, Keeping Tennessee Presence

on February 1, 2019, 6:43 AM / in State News

Adrian Sainz, ASSOCIATED PRESS MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Swedish appliance maker Electrolux said Thursday it plans to stop production within two years at its factory in Memphis, Tennessee, while investing $250 million in a separate facility in the state. The Stockholm-based maker of Frigidaire products said it is consolidating all U.S. cooking manufacturing into its facility in Springfield, Tennessee. The […]

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Fleischmann Welcomes Governor Lee As State Of The Union Guest

on February 1, 2019, 6:34 AM / in State News

Congressman Chuck Fleischmann issued the following statement announcing Governor Bill Lee as his guest for the State of the Union address on Tuesday: “I am looking forward to welcoming Governor Lee to our nation’s Capital for the State of the Union,” said Rep. Fleischmann. “Our great state benefits when strong relationships are formed between elected officials, and I am happy to consider Governor […]

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Riverbend Festival Trimming To 4 Days; Keith Urban Set For May 31; Faith And Family Night, Bessie Smith Strut Cut

Riverbend Festival Trimming To 4 Days; Keith Urban Set For May 31; Faith And Family Night, Bessie Smith Strut Cut

on February 1, 2019, 6:33 AM / in Announcements, State News

Chattanooga’s long-running Riverbend Festival will be trimmed back from nine days in early June to four days in late May. The dates for this year’s Riverbend will be Wednesday, May 29, through Saturday, June 1. Country star Keith Urban will be the star attraction on Friday, May 31. Other acts will be announced later. The festival along the riverfront has […]

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MAAR hires Katie Shotts to return as its next CEO

MAAR hires Katie Shotts to return as its next CEO

on February 1, 2019, 6:31 AM / in State News

By Carolyn Bahm   |   Bartlett Express After a nationwide search, the Memphis Area Association of Realtors has selected Katie Shotts as its next CEO. Shotts is currently serving as the CEO of the Hernando County (Fla.) Association of Realtors, and she brings more than a decade of experience as a Realtor Executive. She will join the MAAR staff on March 10. […]

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Eldridge raises significantly more money than Conger and Woods in race for Jackson’s mayor

Eldridge raises significantly more money than Conger and Woods in race for Jackson’s mayor

on February 1, 2019, 6:27 AM / in Local News, State News

From the contributions alone you can see that little would change, in regards to the city’s financial responsibility to its taxpayers, if any of these men were elected. The payoffs would follow, probably Eldridge more so since he has collected more. Each of those companies are making an investment for which they will ask something in return and none of […]

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