Archive for February 3rd, 2019

Pending Bill Report February 3rd 2019

Pending Bill Report February 3rd 2019

on February 3, 2019, 7:56 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Firearms Association is expecting between 50 and 75 2nd Amendment related bills to be filed in 2019.  Among those are some bills that TFA will support but many of them will be dangerous proposals that risk violating basic constitutional protections. Attached to this update is a PDF of the bills that have been filed and identified as possibly […]

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Rep. Ilhan Omar floats taxing rich up to 90 percent

on February 3, 2019, 7:51 AM / in News

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com  Fox News Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar floated taxing the wealthy at a rate of up to 90 percent, joining fellow Democrats pushing for much higher rates on the top bracket to pay for sought-after programs like “Medicare-for-all.” In an interview this week on “Through Her Eyes,” a new weekly show on Roku, Ilhan, D-Minn., suggested “a […]

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TRUMP DOES THE UNTHINKABLE!

on February 3, 2019, 7:46 AM / in Opinion

Submitted by: Kathy Hawkins As an entertainment journalist, I’ve had the opportunity to cover Trump for over a decade, and  in all my years covering him I’ve never heard anything negative about the man until he announced he was running for president. Keep in mind, I got paid a lot of money to dig up dirt on celebrities like Trump for a […]

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Tennessee Eagle Forum Legislative Update February 3rd 2019

Tennessee Eagle Forum Legislative Update February 3rd 2019

on February 3, 2019, 7:17 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go […]

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From the maddening crowd (Thank God for Them)

on February 3, 2019, 7:07 AM / in Opinion

Jackie sent this over 10 years and we thought that it needed republishing. I have a copy of the Tennessee Constitution and The Constitution of our Country.  Nowhere – NOWHERE – do I see any mention of “Lobbyists”. I did find this: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging […]

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Ethics Rules… blurred as ever

on February 3, 2019, 6:59 AM / in Opinion

Back in 2006 Trent Seibert, who passed away this last year, wrote an article in the Tennessean about a new ethics bill that was created behind the curtains, as I might say. Of course this is not surprising that a compromise ethics bill was pieced together and crafted out of public sight. That’s how business has long been done on […]

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February 3rd in History

February 3rd in History

on February 3, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 331 days remaining until the end of the year (332 in leap years). Holidays Christian Feast Day: Aaron the Illustrious (Syriac Orthodox Church) Ansgar Berlinda of Meerbeke Blaise Celsa and Nona Hadelin Margaret of England Werburgh February 3 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which […]

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The Right Light

The Right Light

on February 3, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He put the lampstand in the tabernacle of meeting, across from the table, on the south side of the tabernacle. —Exodus 40:24 Eating in the dark is no fun. Low light in a restaurant is one thing; eating in a room with no light at all is another. The same is true in our walk with God. Unless we take […]

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The Medicare Timeline

The Medicare Timeline

on February 3, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion

My medicare Timeline just began with enrollment in ABC&D… yes I have been forcibly booted from my free enterprise health care insurance program and now I am forced into socialized medicine. While my timeline has now beginning I have presented you with an historical view of Medicare’s time line…. I didn’t really think it was all as bipartisan as it […]

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