Archive for March 19th, 2020

Freedom in a Time of Madness

on March 19, 2020, 8:58 AM / in Opinion

“The Constitution of the United States is a law for rulers and people, equally in war and in peace, and covers with the shield of its protection all classes of men, at all times and under all circumstances.” — Ex parte Milligan, U.S. Supreme Court (1866) By Andrew P. Napolitano During the Civil War, when President Abraham Lincoln thought it expedient to […]

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Senator Bill Frist to Chair Mayor’s Covid-19 Response Fund

Senator Bill Frist to Chair Mayor’s Covid-19 Response Fund

on March 19, 2020, 8:39 AM / in State News

In a Metro Nashville Press Release, 3/17/2020 United Way of Greater Nashville to serve as nonprofit partner In response to the public health emergency declared by the Metropolitan Board of Health on March 15, 2020, Mayor John Cooper, together with philanthropic, corporate, and government partners, has created the COVID-19 Response Fund at United Way of Greater Nashville. The Fund’s advisory […]

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Who Is The REAL Bill Hagerty? Part II

Who Is The REAL Bill Hagerty? Part II

on March 19, 2020, 8:31 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Yvonne Burton Part I of Who Is The REAL Bill Hagerty can be found here… Quick Recap: If you like Jeb Bush, George W. Bush, Mitt Romney and Marco Rubio you will love Bill Hagerty….Presidential Transition Team Leader Hagerty was largely the reason Never Trumpers were staffed heavily in the new administration and MAGA types were kept out. Part II […]

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TSSAA Board of Control votes to delay state basketball tournaments

on March 19, 2020, 8:18 AM / in State News

The TSSAA Board of Control voted unanimously on Tuesday afternoon to delay, not cancel the TSSAA state basketball tournaments. The board will reevaluate if the tournaments can be played after the eight-week suspension they are currently working under. The girls state tournaments were suspended last week after the quarterfinals due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The boys tournaments were supposed […]

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Cleveland Mayor Kevin Brooks suspends permits for gatherings

Cleveland Mayor Kevin Brooks suspends permits for gatherings

on March 19, 2020, 8:16 AM / in State News

Editor’s Note: The First Amendment to the United States Constitution states “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances”.The right of a citizen […]

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15-Year Old Arrested In Connection With Sept. 28 Murder Of Marshon Langford, 40 Chattanooga, TN

on March 19, 2020, 8:01 AM / in State News

Chattanooga Police with the assistance of the Lookout Mountain Drug Task Force arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred in the 3800 block of Larry Drive on Sept. 28, 2019. The suspect, a 15-year-old male, is currently in custody in Walker County. He is charged with criminal homicide, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a […]

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Member Of UTC Campus Community Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Member Of UTC Campus Community Tests Positive For Coronavirus

on March 19, 2020, 7:57 AM / in State News

On Wednesday evening, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga officials were informed that a member of the UTC campus community has tested positive for COVID-19. Officials said, “In accordance with guidance from public health officials at the county and state levels, this notice is being sent to inform UTC faculty, staff and students of this development.  Students were on spring break last […]

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Hell froze: Washington Post corrects #NeverTrump columnist Rubin for lying about Mitch McConnell

Hell froze: Washington Post corrects #NeverTrump columnist Rubin for lying about Mitch McConnell

on March 19, 2020, 7:49 AM / in National News, Opinion

(TNS) Just when you think the Washington Post is completely devoid of credibility, hell gets a little frosty. More than a few Post columnists have displayed unhinged mental statuses of varying degrees since Donald Trump managed on his first foray into politics to capture the U.S. presidency. But one columnist, #NeverTrumper pretend conservative Jennifer Rubin, stands out from the pack. […]

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S.F. Bay Area Imposes “Shelter in Place” Order; NY Governor Nixes NYC Mayor’s Plan to Do the Same

S.F. Bay Area Imposes “Shelter in Place” Order; NY Governor Nixes NYC Mayor’s Plan to Do the Same

on March 19, 2020, 7:41 AM / in State News

By Warren Mass Residents in six San Francisco Bay Area counties will be prohibited from leaving their homes for the next three weeks under a new shelter-in-place order aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. The restrictions, which allow for some exceptions, have taken place in San Francisco, Marin, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, and Contra Costa counties, as […]

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Trump Pauses Evictions, Foreclosures as AOC Calls for Rent “Suspension”

Trump Pauses Evictions, Foreclosures as AOC Calls for Rent “Suspension”

on March 19, 2020, 7:39 AM / in National News

Written by  Luis Miguel President Trump announced on Wednesday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development will temporarily suspend all home foreclosures and evictions through the end of April due to coronavirus. Speaking in a press conference from the White House, the president said he was working with HUD Secretary Ben Carson on the policy. “HUD will suspend all foreclosures and evictions […]

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C-SPAN’s Unblinking Eye

on March 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s March 19, 2019. On this date 41 years ago, future vice president Albert Gore Jr. stood in the well of the House of Representatives to discuss an innovative development in television programming. There was nothing remarkable about that in itself: At the time, Gore was a Tennessee congressman with a knack for getting himself on TV and […]

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Thomas McKean: A Founding Father with a double life

Thomas McKean: A Founding Father with a double life

on March 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

  Thomas McKean was a President before George Washington and supported judicial review before John Marshall. But today, McKean is mostly forgotten in the discussion about Founders who had a significant impact on the Constitution and the early Supreme Court. McKean also had the interesting distinction of serving in the Continental Congress from one state while serving as Chief Justice […]

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Ignore No More

Ignore No More

on March 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in Religion

The commands of the Lord are radiant, giving light to the eyes.  Psalm 19:8 I don’t know how these people find me, but I keep getting more and more flyers in the mail from folks asking me to show up at their events so they can teach me about retirement benefits. It started several years ago when I began getting […]

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Quote for Today, March 19th

Quote for Today, March 19th

on March 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“There is nothing which I dread so much as a division of the republic into two great parties, each arranged under its leader, and concerting measures in opposition to each other. This, in my humble apprehension, is to be dreaded as the greatest political evil… “ John Adams Letter to Jonathan Jackson, October 2, 1789 John Adams was the second president […]

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Meet Yamila, Yamila won’t back down

on March 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

Hispanic children are more likely than those from other racial and ethnic backgrounds to be diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), a type of blood cancer, and are more likely to die of their disease. Work led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists has pinpointed genetic factors behind the grim statistics. Yamila, who is now 10, has been fighting […]

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March 19th in History

March 19th in History

on March 19, 2020, 6:00 AM / in History

March 19 is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 287 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Joseph of Nazareth (Western Christianity) March 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Minna Canth‘s Birthday (Finland) Earliest day on which Maundy Thursday can fall, while April 22 is the latest; […]

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