Archive for May 28th, 2019

What’s In The Police Use-Of-Force Bill That Is Expected To Pass In California

What’s In The Police Use-Of-Force Bill That Is Expected To Pass In California

on May 28, 2019, 7:43 AM / in State News

After several months of negotiations over a bill that aims to reduce police use-of-force in California, law enforcement have removed opposition and legislative leaders have announced support. If passed into law, Assembly Bill 392 would give California a new and tougher legal standard to justify the use of deadly force by police. The bill was inspired by the death last year of […]

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Rescue personnel searching for missing swimmer near Cheatham Dam

Rescue personnel searching for missing swimmer near Cheatham Dam

on May 28, 2019, 7:32 AM / in State News

ASHLAND CITY, TN (WSMV) – Rescue personnel are looking for an 18-year-old man who disappeared while swimming in the Cumberland River near the Cheatham County Dam. Investigators said the teen from Springfield dove off a dock and never resurfaced. The family of the teen identified him as Marvin Morales. Morales’ family wants this incident to highlight the dangers that come […]

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Wilson Co. family says they are ‘overwhelmed’ by man’s weekend murder

on May 28, 2019, 7:26 AM / in State News

LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) – A Wilson County family is mourning after a senseless murder early Saturday morning. It happened just off the downtown square in Lebanon. Early Saturday morning, two men got into a confrontation in the P lot that quickly turned tragic. Justin Morgan died at Tennova Hospital in Lebanon. He was 27-years-old. “He was a wonderful human being and […]

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Bad legislation occurs everyday…. This one came last week…. Lee signs school voucher bill

on May 28, 2019, 7:20 AM / in State News

The bill diverting tax dollars to private education and allowing participating families to receive debit cards worth up to $7,300 in state education money each year was signed into law by Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee last Friday. The freshman Republican governor navigated a bumpy legislative path to score his most prominent policy win yet with the voucher-like proposal. President Donald […]

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Invasive tick detected in Tennessee

Invasive tick detected in Tennessee

on May 28, 2019, 7:15 AM / in State News

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS  |  NASHVILLE, TENN. Public health officials say an invasive tick has been detected in Tennessee. According to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, multiple organizations say two Asian longhorned ticks were found on a dog in Union County and five were found on a cow in Roane County. The Asian longhorned tick has now spread to 11 states. […]

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Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park

on May 28, 2019, 7:13 AM / in State News

Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennesseeinvestigators. The victims have been identified as Dillon Akins and Jonathan Laws, both 19, and Akins’ father, 47-year-old Ronnie Akins. All three men were from Weaverville, N.C., just north of Asheville. In addition, the Campbell County Sheriff’s […]

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No, Mayor Pete, Erasing Thomas Jefferson is Not The ‘Right Thing To Do’

No, Mayor Pete, Erasing Thomas Jefferson is Not The ‘Right Thing To Do’

on May 28, 2019, 6:24 AM / in Opinion

by Newt Gingrich Ambassador Jeanne Kirkpatrick warned us 35 years ago about “the Blame America First” crowd that Pete Buttigieg represents. Despite the mayor’s effort to seem moderate and appear quiet and nonthreatening, Buttigieg is as radical as anyone else in the Democratic presidential nominating process. Mayor Buttigieg’s anti-Americanism came out when he said on a radio interview that it was “the […]

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Louisiana: House Passes Pro-Gun Preemption Legislation

Louisiana: House Passes Pro-Gun Preemption Legislation

on May 28, 2019, 6:21 AM / in State News

Last week, the Louisiana House passed pro-gun legislation, House Bill 281 by a 68 to 30 vote. HB 281 has now been sent to the Senate where it was referred to the Senate Judiciary B Committee. Please contact committee members and urge them to support House Bill 281 when it comes up for a vote. House Bill 281, sponsored by […]

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Memorial Day: In Honor of American Patriots

Memorial Day: In Honor of American Patriots

on May 28, 2019, 6:18 AM / in History

“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” —John Adams Patriots, we set aside Memorial Day to honor the service and sacrifice of generations of our fellow Armed Forces Patriots, now departed, who defended American Liberty with honor. Accordingly, I invite you to read our tribute to fallen American Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen. On Memorial Day, flags […]

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As the sun sets over the swamp and the rats are rounded up, We the People are finally the victors over the deep state. Thank you, Donald Trump!

on May 28, 2019, 6:17 AM / in Opinion

It is not inappropriate that we enjoy the spectacle of the deep state operatives circling the swamp drain this weekend as we simultaneously memorialize the very heroes who gave the last full measure of devotion that we may enjoy that victory over the deep state, which was allowed to grow like an untreated malignant tumor over the course of the […]

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Remember, We Won The Vietnam War – Before We Lost It

Remember, We Won The Vietnam War – Before We Lost It

on May 28, 2019, 6:15 AM / in History, Opinion

CENTER FOR SELF GOVERNANCE (CSG) ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM Decades back, in late 1972, South Vietnam and the United States were winning the Vietnam War decisively by every conceivable measure. That’s not just my view. That was the view of our enemy, the [communist] North Vietnamese government officials. Victory was apparent when President Nixon ordered the U.S. Air Force to bomb industrial […]

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Guarding Honor

Guarding Honor

on May 28, 2019, 6:09 AM / in History, National News

Review: ‘Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery’ by Tom Cotton Shortly after a Boeing 757 rammed into the western side of the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, the 3rd United States Infantry Regiment sprang into action. The so-called Old Guard of the Army, stationed just across the highway in Arlington National Cemetery, was the most readily available […]

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Millions left without power as tornado, severe storms hit Ohio

on May 28, 2019, 6:06 AM / in National News

A tornado wreaked havoc in Dayton, Ohio, late Monday while severe weather knocked out power to around 5 million people across the state. “It looks in areas like a war zone, some of the houses were completely moved off their foundations and gone,” said the mayor of Celina, a town located around 70 miles northwest of Dayton. Extensive damage was […]

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Dangerous Beauty

Dangerous Beauty

on May 28, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

From whose womb comes the ice? And the frost of heaven, who gives it birth? — Job 38:29 Loud creaking and snapping broke the stillness of the icy morning. Freezing rain had silenced every man-made noisemaker. Power lines were down; homes and businesses had no electricity. Roads were impassable, keeping thousands from daily routines. Nature was calling attention to herself, […]

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May 28th in History

May 28th in History

on May 28, 2019, 6:00 AM / in History

May 28 is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 217 days remaining until the end of the year.     Holidays Armed Forces Day (Croatia) Christian feast day: Bernard of Menthon Germain of Paris John Calvin (Episcopal Church) Lanfranc Margaret Pole William of Gellone May 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Downfall […]

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