Archive for July 7th, 2019

Grilling Property Taxes

on July 7, 2019, 6:38 AM / in State News

You may have heard that the Nashville metro countil recently narrowly defeated a $154 million property tax increase by a single vote. Justin Owen recently wrote a blog post on the vote, in which he asked if it is possible for any government to live within its means. Despite the fact that there are several cities that are islands of fiscal […]

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Starbucks Kicked Out Police Officers Because Customers ‘Did Not Feel Safe’

Starbucks Kicked Out Police Officers Because Customers ‘Did Not Feel Safe’

on July 7, 2019, 6:25 AM / in Opinion, State News

We live in a time where the heroes are treated as the villains and the villains are treated as the heroes and many think it is normal. That is what happened to police officers in Tempe, Arizona when they were asked to leave a Starbucks because customers complained. The customers informed Starbucks management that they did not “feel safe” with […]

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Amazon Founder Bezos’ Divorce Final with $38 Billion Settlement

on July 7, 2019, 6:21 AM / in National News, People

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos’ divorce from his wife of 25 years, MacKenzie Bezos, was finalized by a Seattle-area judge on Friday, paving the way for her to receive $38.3 billion worth of Amazon stock, Bloomberg reported. In April, Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer, said in a filing that 4% of its outstanding stock or 19.7 million […]

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Cakeshop Hit by Third Legal Challenge

Cakeshop Hit by Third Legal Challenge

on July 7, 2019, 6:18 AM / in National News

Does cake come before religious freedom? Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, was hit on June 5 with a lawsuit against his traditional, Christian views of marriage and family. Phillips has already slogged through two similar cases. The first lawsuit began in 2012 when he refused to bake a cake for a homosexual wedding. After six years of legal struggle, […]

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Lost Books?

Lost Books?

on July 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Every spirit that does not confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh . . . . is the spirit of the Antichrist. – 1 John 4:3 Everybody likes a good story, but many people are taking the best-selling novel The Da Vinci Code as historical fact. Central to the book’s plot line is the allegation that “lost books […]

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Gun-Giving Dealership Forced To Stop By Ford

Gun-Giving Dealership Forced To Stop By Ford

on July 7, 2019, 6:00 AM / in National News, State News

by Tom Knighton  |  Townhall Last week, I wrote about the Alabama Ford dealership that was giving out certificates for shotguns, as well as a flag and a Bible, for each new truck being sold. It was a sale about as American as you could get. The only way you could add to it would be to also hand out apple pies. […]

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