Archive for March 11th, 2019

State Rep. Andy Holt, Madison County Commissioner Jay Bush trade jabs on Twitter

State Rep. Andy Holt, Madison County Commissioner Jay Bush trade jabs on Twitter

on March 11, 2019, 9:58 AM / in Opinion

All of us that took science classes in high school and college remember the tiny experiment where the teacher explains that water seeks its own level. Well apparently the same is true with news media like The Jackson Sun where they decided to take a swing a conservative State Rep. Andy Holt, Tennessee Speaker of the House Glen Casada, and State […]

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House Passes Sweeping Elections Reform Bill

House Passes Sweeping Elections Reform Bill

on March 11, 2019, 9:12 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON (CN) – The House of Representatives on Friday passed a sweeping elections and ethics reform bill that makes changes to voting registration, redistricting and campaign finance rules, but the measure is unlikely to become law because of Republican opposition in the Senate. Democrats billed the package as their top priority after sweeping into power in the 2018 midterm elections […]

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Covington Boy’s Lawyers to Hit CNN With $250+ Million Lawsuit This Week

Covington Boy’s Lawyers to Hit CNN With $250+ Million Lawsuit This Week

on March 11, 2019, 9:10 AM / in National News

In an interview that aired on Fox News Sunday night, lawyer L. Lin Wood said he is filing a lawsuit against CNN Monday or Tuesday for more than $250 million over the news outlet’s alleged “vicious” and “direct attacks” on his client, Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann. On Twitter Saturday, the lawyer suggested that the amount could be around $275 […]

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Gone Fishing

Gone Fishing

on March 11, 2019, 9:07 AM / in National News, Opinion

  By Rich Galen As you may have heard, the Democrats picked up a net 40 seats in the U.S. House last November, with two North Carolina seats vacant. Those victories gave the Ds a majority in the U.S. House. As you also know, one of the joys of being in the majority is you get to pick the chairman […]

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What The Hell Is It Going To Take?

on March 11, 2019, 9:01 AM / in History, Opinion

If I were to ask you what led to the American Revolution, or our war for independence, could you answer with any accuracy; or would you just say that it began when the Founders issued the Declaration of Independence? Years after leaving public office John Adams once again began corresponding with Thomas Jefferson; having drifted apart from him when Jefferson […]

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Banking and finance roundup

on March 11, 2019, 8:58 AM / in National News

by Walter Olson Progressive sentiment vs. actual progress: Philadelphia bans cashless stores [Jeffrey Miron; related, Billy Binion, Reason(council member thinks city should legislate against “elitism”), Joe Setyon, Reason (NYC)] Meanwhile, heading in the opposite direction: “California bill would require businesses to offer e-receipts” [Don Thompson, Associated Press] “Overhaul CRA? Why Not Eliminate It?” [Diego Zuluaga, American Banker; video of panel on CRA at Federalist Society […]

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All But 6 Democrats Oppose Resolution Against Illegal Aliens Voting

All But 6 Democrats Oppose Resolution Against Illegal Aliens Voting

on March 11, 2019, 8:56 AM / in National News

In the Democrats’ rush to pass HR1, a serious snag emerged for Nancy Pelosi and the rest of her party’s leadership. Republicans were able to force a vote on adding language to the supposed voting rights bill condemning the idea of illegal aliens voting in any elections. It simply read, “allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise […]

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The Gates Foundation is hoping better curriculum will boost student learning. A new study says, not so fast.

The Gates Foundation is hoping better curriculum will boost student learning. A new study says, not so fast.

on March 11, 2019, 8:52 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY MATT BARNUM  |  ChalkBeat Better curriculum was supposed to be one of the next big things in education. In 2017, Bill Gates announced his influential foundation would invest fresh energy into helping create higher-quality classroom materials and get them into the hands of more teachers. A good curriculum, he said, “can improve student learning more than many costlier solutions.” But new research, amounting to […]

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Boeing Down 13%, Biggest Drop Since 2001, After Ethiopian Air Crash

Boeing Down 13%, Biggest Drop Since 2001, After Ethiopian Air Crash

on March 11, 2019, 8:49 AM / in National News

Boeing fell to its lows of the session after the open, with shares of the aerospace company and Dow component down 13%, its largest intraday drop since 2001. Concerns about the safety of Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 are weighing on shares of airlines and Boeing suppliers more broadly as well. Boeing has almost single-handedly dragged the Dow deep into the […]

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Legislative Report for March 8, 2019 and Calendar for week of March 11, 2019

on March 11, 2019, 8:22 AM / in State News

Tennessee Firearms Association There are several bills which have had activity during the week of March 4, 2019 and which are scheduled to be heard during the week of March 11, 2019. Please see the full PDF reports (links on TFA website) for more details. SB594/HB712 this is an important technical fix to the definition of a “firearm” under Tennessee […]

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School Choice Battles Are Brewing: Tax Incentives for School Choice

on March 11, 2019, 8:20 AM / in State News

Across the nation, some battle lines are being drawn between teacher unions and politicians over and what some call education reforms. Last week, hundreds of Kentucky public school teachers called in sick to protest a bill that would restructure the state’s exorbitant pension fund. The mass “sick leave” protest forced six Kentucky school districts to close. This week, Bluegrass State […]

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CLARENCE THOMAS CLERKS DOMINATE TRUMP’S JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS

on March 11, 2019, 8:09 AM / in National News

By Kevin Daley | Supreme Court Reporter | The Daily Caller President Donald Trump has tapped seven of Justice Clarence Thomas’s former clerks for appeals court nominations since taking office. An eighth former Thomas clerk, Neomi Rao, will likely be confirmed in the near future. The justice actively mentors his closely knit network of acolytes.  One credential in particular has […]

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Proverbs 14:34…

on March 11, 2019, 7:42 AM / in Religion

As in all my Sundays mornings – I spend it listening and watching those pastors I have found to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ – those who I can learn from.  Some Sundays there are a few sermons that really touch me. Today it was a sermon by Dr. David Jeremiah  https://www.davidjeremiah.org/television and the one by Pastor Greg Laurie  […]

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An Indictment against Hollywood and  Washington­ We Are Not Progressing.

An Indictment against Hollywood and Washington­ We Are Not Progressing.

on March 11, 2019, 7:29 AM / in Opinion

Boy,  This guy speaks my language – CLEARLY!!! Much more on his web page –  check it out and share it Jackie Juntti WGEN  idzrus@earthlink.net An Indictment against Hollywood and Washington­We Are Not Progressing. by admin It’s clear that America has lost her moral compass and is imploding as a result. I’m not writing as a Democrat or as a […]

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Trump to release fiscal 2020 budget, reigniting border security fight and mentions of `shutdown’

Trump to release fiscal 2020 budget, reigniting border security fight and mentions of `shutdown’

on March 11, 2019, 7:08 AM / in National News

Good Monday Morning, By Jonathan Easley and Alexis Simendinger President Trump, this Monday morning, will propose slashing domestic spending by 5 percent, even as he calls for billions of dollars in additional spending for a wall along the southern border, reigniting a border security fight ahead of a key vote in the Senate. The White House’s fiscal 2020 budget has […]

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Read more: https://www.ammoland.com/2019/03/washington-state-governor-presidential-candidate-threatens-gun-dealers/#ixzz5hrbqcf00  Under Creative Commons License: Attribution  Follow us: @Ammoland on Twitter | Ammoland on Facebook  Washington State Governor & Presidential Candidate Threatens Gun Dealers

Read more: https://www.ammoland.com/2019/03/washington-state-governor-presidential-candidate-threatens-gun-dealers/#ixzz5hrbqcf00 Under Creative Commons License: Attribution Follow us: @Ammoland on Twitter | Ammoland on Facebook Washington State Governor & Presidential Candidate Threatens Gun Dealers

on March 11, 2019, 6:57 AM / in State News

Washington State Governor and Presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is sending threatening letters to gun dealers across the state. The Evergreen State recently passed some of the strongest gun control measures in the United States. This new law is known as Initiative 1639. It is so extreme that a lot of Washington State sheriffs and police chiefs are refusing to enforce it because of […]

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House Ag Chairman: Requiring SNAP Recipients to Work Is ‘Not Going to Happen’

House Ag Chairman: Requiring SNAP Recipients to Work Is ‘Not Going to Happen’

on March 11, 2019, 6:51 AM / in National News

The Democratic chairman of the House Agriculture Committee says the Trump administration’s policy requiring states to enforce work-requirements for SNAP recipients “isn’t going anywhere.” “I’ll guarantee you it’s not going to happen,” U.S. Rep Collin Peterson said. Peterson’s comments came after U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testified last week before the House Agriculture Committee about the state of […]

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Two former city council members face off in Phoenix mayoral runoff

on March 11, 2019, 6:44 AM / in State News

Ballotpedia reports that the North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District election isn’t the only race from 2018 that hasn’t been decided. There’s a runoff election Tuesday which concludes last year’s mayoral race in Phoenix. Former Phoenix City Council members Kate Gallego and Daniel Valenzuela are running in the mayoral election. Former Mayor Greg Stanton resigned the office to run for Congress […]

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Constitution Check: How free are students to comment on public policy issues?

Constitution Check: How free are students to comment on public policy issues?

on March 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

Lyle Denniston looks at a recent free speech case involving students and why the Supreme Court itself has never deviated from the teaching moment that was the Tinker decision. THE STATEMENTS AT ISSUE: “Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District is known throughout the school law community as the high-water mark of student free speech rights….This case is not Tinker.  […]

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Trivial Pursuits

Trivial Pursuits

on March 11, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness. —2 Peter 1:3 A number of years ago I was in the library of a prestigious university. As I walked among the bookshelves, I happened to pass by a row of small cubicles set aside for study and spied a student reading a Bugs Bunny […]

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