Archive for May 2nd, 2019

Texas Bill Would Create Committee to Determine Constitutionality of Federal Acts

on May 2, 2019, 7:06 AM / in State News

A bill making its way through the Texas state legislature would create a committee tasked with reviewing the constitutionality of federal laws, regulations, executive orders, federal court decisions, and treaties. Confirmation of unconstitutionality by the state legislature would prohibit state enforcement of the federal action in question. The language of HB 1347 would create the Joint Legislative Committee on Constitutional […]

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Tennesseans do not need a second “concealed only” permit

on May 2, 2019, 7:04 AM / in State News

From the Tennessee Firearms Association Call your Senators and House members now to stop SB705 and HB1264 which purport to enact a second permitting system in Tennessee. Urgent – the House passed this on a divided vote on April 30.  It is still moving through the Senate with a Senate Sponsor who in 2016 voted to kill constitutional carry.  It […]

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Once More Legislators Got It Wrong and approved controversial school vouchers bill

on May 2, 2019, 7:01 AM / in State News

All it needs now is Bill Lee’s signature and Tennessee will take one more step to financial quagmire were government controls all of education…. including private. The Tennessean states that: The education savings accounts will provide public money for parents who unenroll a student from their school district and allow them to use the funds on private school or other education-related expenses. […]

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Media, Democrats Suggest Impeaching Barr Over Whiny Mueller Letter. Here’s Why That’s Absurd.

Media, Democrats Suggest Impeaching Barr Over Whiny Mueller Letter. Here’s Why That’s Absurd.

on May 2, 2019, 6:48 AM / in Opinion

By BEN SHAPIRO On Tuesday evening, the day before Attorney General William Barr was set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, The Washington Post obtained a “leaked” letter from Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Barr, written just days after Barr first released a letter summarizing the conclusions of Mueller’s findings. According to the Post’s headline, “Mueller complained to Barr about memo on […]

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North Carolina Senate overrides governor’s veto of bill protecting born-alive babies after failed abortions

North Carolina Senate overrides governor’s veto of bill protecting born-alive babies after failed abortions

on May 2, 2019, 6:43 AM / in State News

By Calvin Freiburger (LifeSiteNews) – A North Carolina bill to guarantee basic medical care to newborns who survive failed abortions came one step closer to becoming law Tuesday, with the state Senate voting to override Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of the measure. Senate Bill 359 requires infants born alive after attempted abortions to be guaranteed the “same claim to […]

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BOLSHEVIK BERNIE IS JUST A CON-MAN

BOLSHEVIK BERNIE IS JUST A CON-MAN

on May 2, 2019, 6:39 AM / in Opinion

So Bernie Sanders thinks the CEO of Disney, Bob Iger, should, “share to be fair”, his earnings with Disney employees from a major motion picture release?  That’s the correct Socialist comment, but does Bernie live by that comment?  No. Bernie Sanders made a pile of money, several million dollars, from merely writing a book.  Shouldn’t Bernie have allowed everyone to […]

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Bernie Sanders: Pres. Trump ‘Is a Pathological Liar; He’s a Racist, a Sexist, a Homophobe, a Xenophobe’

on May 2, 2019, 6:37 AM / in National News

By Craig Bannister  |  CNS News Declaring President Donald Trump “the most dangerous president” in modern history, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) unleashed a name-calling tirade against the president on Tuesday. Appearing on CNN, Sanders was asked whether his presidential bid will more focused on distinguishing himself from fellow Democrat candidate Joe Biden or President Trump. In response, Sen. Sanders said he […]

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Burdensome Regulations Are Pushing Doctors Out of Medicine

on May 2, 2019, 6:32 AM / in National News

New Study Predicts Shortage of 122,000 Doctors by 2032 Due to ‘Graying’ America, But CCHF Leader Says Doctors Are Actually Leaving Profession Because It’s ‘Not the Job They Signed Up For’ ST. PAUL, Minn.—According to a new study from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the nation may face a shortage of nearly 122,000 physicians by 2032, Healthcare Dive has reported. In part, the article […]

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Joe Biden and the Collective Constituencies Strategy

Joe Biden and the Collective Constituencies Strategy

on May 2, 2019, 6:29 AM / in Opinion

Field a lot of candidates, raise a lot of money, and fold each candidate’s constituents into an amalgam of general-election voters. “No people will tamely surrender their Liberties, nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and virtue is preserved. On the contrary, when people are universally ignorant, and debauched in their manners, they will sink under their […]

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National Day of Prayer; USCIRF Persecution Report; Infanticide Insanity

on May 2, 2019, 6:25 AM / in Religion

Dear Friends, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, President of National Day of Prayer (NDP) and Chairman of the FRC Board, set the theme “Love One Another” from John 13:34 for tomorrow’s annual observance. In fact, click to view the livestream of the event in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol, beginning at 7:30 PM Eastern. Dr. Floyd also provided an excellent Prayer […]

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House Democrats introduce Medicare expansion plan

House Democrats introduce Medicare expansion plan

on May 2, 2019, 6:22 AM / in National News

Complete Control of Health Care Just Around The Corner Medicare for All is not the only option for Democrats interested in expanding health coverage. House lawmakers on Wednesday re-introduced “Medicare for America” legislation sponsored by Reps. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) and Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.). The bill was released just a day after Democrats held the first-ever hearing about Medicare for All. […]

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Good to Know

on May 2, 2019, 6:12 AM / in State News

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Wednesday that he’s asked state agencies to investigate tax-preparation services such as TurboTax and H&R Block following ProPublica reports, which alleged that the companies hid their free tax-filing options.

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Dems put infighting aside to push ahead with spending bills

on May 2, 2019, 6:09 AM / in National News

Democrats dove headfirst into 2020 spending bills this week, setting aside weeks of infighting to promote their appropriations agenda. House panels on Wednesday advanced a $108.1 billion Military Construction-Veterans Affairs bill and a $3.9 billion legislative branch measure, a day after a separate subcommittee approved a $189.8 billion spending bill for the departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human […]

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Fed holds steady on rates as economy strengthens

Fed holds steady on rates as economy strengthens

on May 2, 2019, 6:07 AM / in National News

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday announced it would keep interest rates unchanged as inflation remains low despite a burst of economic activity during the first quarter of 2019. The central bank’s Federal Open Markets Committee (FOMC), which sets monetary policy, was widely expected to hold the federal funds rate at a 2.25 to 2.5 percent range. The lack of action […]

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See the new tool in the fight against robocalls

See the new tool in the fight against robocalls

on May 2, 2019, 6:03 AM / in National News

The new tool, STIR/SHAKEN, will help stamp out call spoofing, but experts expect scammers to adapt. By Nigel Chiwaya Good news for everyone sick of robocalls: The telephone industry hears you and is doing something about it. Bad news: You’re still going to get robocalls. Robocalls have skyrocketed in recent years, with the call-blocking service YouMail estimating that 5.2 billion calls […]

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May 2nd In History

May 2nd In History

on May 2, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

May 2 is the 122nd day of the year (123rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 243 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birth Anniversary of Third Druk Gyalpo, also Teachers’ Day (Bhutan) Christian Feast Day: Athanasius of Alexandria (Western Christianity) Boris I of Bulgaria (Bulgarian Orthodox Church) José María Rubio Germanus of Normandy […]

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The Devil’s Soup Bowl

The Devil’s Soup Bowl

on May 2, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Read: Matthew 4:1-11  When [the devil] speaks a lie, he speaks from his own resources, for he is a liar and the father of it. — John 8:44  While my sons-in-law and I were hiking in a state park last summer, we noticed a trail marker that pointed toward something called The Devil’s Soup Bowl. Intrigued, we took off for […]

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TFA – Meeting Notice – Thursday May 9th

TFA – Meeting Notice – Thursday May 9th

on May 2, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Announcements

This month our speaker will be Lt. Brad Wilbanks, in charge of Special Programs for the District 8 Division of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.   Lt. Wilbanks will speak about changes in the Public Chapters (laws) for the coming year. Our room is available at 5:30 p.m. for those who wish to share a meal and fellowship, the program will begin at […]

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