Archive for August 15th, 2022

Man crashes car near US Capitol barricade, opens fire and kills himself

Man crashes car near US Capitol barricade, opens fire and kills himself

on August 15, 2022, 8:55 AM / in National News

Original Post A man drove a vehicle into a barricade near the US Capitol early on Sunday and opened fire in the street before fatally turning the gun on himself as his car burst into flames, authorities said. Nobody else was injured in the 4 a.m. incident, which started when the man, identified as Richard A. York III, 29, of […]

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Tennessee Federal Firearms Licensees – TFALAC Annual Event

Tennessee Federal Firearms Licensees – TFALAC Annual Event

on August 15, 2022, 8:51 AM / in Announcements

If you are a federal firearms dealer in Tennessee, this question is for you. Are you planning to attend or support the TFALAC’s annual political action committee fundraiser? If you are a federally licensed dealer in Tennessee, you have a vested financial interest in what the governor and the Tennessee Legislature have done and failed to do related to firearms […]

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Anne Heche taken off life support after being matched with organ recipient

Anne Heche taken off life support after being matched with organ recipient

on August 15, 2022, 8:47 AM / in People

Anne Heche was taken off life support Sunday night, as her donated organs have been paired with a recipient. She was 53 years old. “Anne Heche has been peacefully taken off life support,” a rep, Holly Baird, told The Post Sunday night. Heche was declared brain-dead Friday in California, where local law says a person is deceased after the declaration, even […]

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Tennessee ACLU Chooses Nashville Attorney as New Chief

Tennessee ACLU Chooses Nashville Attorney as New Chief

on August 15, 2022, 8:45 AM / in State News

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee (ACLU-TN) earlier this week announced that it selected a Nashville attorney to be its next executive director. Kathy Sinback will now lead the organization, replacing Hedy Weinberg, who stepped down in July. “The ACLU of Tennessee’s work is more important than ever as we are faced with multiple attacks on our civil rights […]

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I.R.S. Jurisdiction according to the Law

on August 15, 2022, 8:43 AM / in National News

“The Internal Revenue Service and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms are successors of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, Puerto Rico, the BIR to IRS name change being effected by T.D.O. 150-29, in 1953; BATF was split from IRS in 1972 by administrative order, not by Congress’ statutory authority. No new governmental entity was created. These agencies, which are […]

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UPS IS “LOSING” AMMO SHIPMENTS

on August 15, 2022, 8:33 AM / in Opinion

Based upon private messages and published announcements by certain ammo providers, it appears obvious UPS is cooperating with the Biden Administration and their stooge agencies in “losing” minor and major ammunition shipments to retail sellers and private citizens.  I don’t believe in coincidences in cases like this, so be aware of this concerning development. What can be done about it?  […]

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Tennessee Arrests ‘Most Wanted’ Person for TennCare Fraud

on August 15, 2022, 8:24 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Star Lindsey Horner, considered the “most wanted” person for TennCare fraud, was arrested Friday, according to a press release by the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration (F&A). The Tennessee Office of Inspector General (OIG), in a joint effort with the Benton County Sheriff’s Office, announced that the 39-year-old  Big Sandy, Tennessee, was charged with TennCare fraud and theft of services. […]

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REPORT LAYS OUT HOW MASSACHUSETTS COULD ADOPT EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROGRAM

REPORT LAYS OUT HOW MASSACHUSETTS COULD ADOPT EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROGRAM

on August 15, 2022, 8:22 AM / in Opinion

By Tim Benson | Heartland Tax-Credit Funded ESA A Viable Way Around Commonwealth’s Blaine Amendment A January 2022 white paper from the Pioneer Institute illustrates how a tax-credit funded education savings account (ESA) program might be the best way forward for pursuing educational reform in Massachusetts. In Modeling an Education Savings Account for Massachusetts, Pioneer Institute Senior Fellow Cara Candal argues this type of […]

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Three people shot at Six Flags Great America in Illinois

on August 15, 2022, 8:20 AM / in State News

By Patrick Reilly |  New York Post Three people were shot at Six Flags Great America theme park in Gurnee, Illinois on Sunday night, park officials said. Shots were fired from a single vehicle in the parking lot before immediately speeding away just before the park closed at 8 p.m., a park spokesperson told The Post. Park security personnel and officers […]

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Trump, Biden could reap political rewards after FBI search

Trump, Biden could reap political rewards after FBI search

on August 15, 2022, 8:16 AM / in National News

by Alexis Simendinger & Al Weaver Fans backed Trump before and after the FBI retrieved some super-secret material that he removed from the White House in 2021. They accept his objections, accusations and political assertions and embrace many of the GOP candidates he’s endorsed this year. The former president is unlikely to lose the backing of far-right conservatives based on […]

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Physician Green Wins Hawaii Democratic Primary for Governor

Physician Green Wins Hawaii Democratic Primary for Governor

on August 15, 2022, 8:11 AM / in State News

HONOLULU—For their 16th wedding anniversary, Democrats in Hawaii gifted Josh Green and his wife, Jaime, a comfortable margin of victory in the gubernatorial primary Saturday. Green, the state’s current lieutenant governor, handily defeated former First Lady Vicky Cayetano and Kaiali’I Kahele, who decided to seek the governor’s office instead of a second term in the U.S. House. Green, with lei of yellow […]

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Trump Says FBI Seized ‘Privileged’ Records in Raid, Wants Them ‘Immediately Returned’

on August 15, 2022, 8:09 AM / in National News

Epoch Times Former President Donald Trump said Sunday that privileged material was taken during the FBI raid on his Mar-a-Lago property and demanded it back. “Oh great! It has just been learned that the FBI, in its now famous raid of Mar-a-Lago, took boxes of privileged ‘attorney-client’ material, and also ‘executive’ privileged material, which they knowingly should not have taken,” the former president wrote on Truth […]

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‘Isn’t It Almost Orwellian?’ Karine Jean-Pierre Fumbles Trying To Explain Misleading Inflation Bill

on August 15, 2022, 7:56 AM / in National News

By KAY SMYTHE | Daily Caller White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre fumbled Sunday when asked about the “Orwellian” nature of the Inflation Reduction Act by “This Week” host Jon Karl. An ABC News/Ipsos poll from early August found only 37% of Americans approve of President Joe Biden’s handling of the economy, Karl explained to Jean-Pierre, and asked her why, if things are getting […]

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Murray’s Dream Fulfilled

Murray’s Dream Fulfilled

on August 15, 2022, 7:51 AM / in Opinion

By Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr. |  LRC Murray would have loved what took place at the Mises Institute on Friday, July 29, 2022, near the end of Mises University 2022. All his academic life, he dreamed of a graduate school where Austrian economics could be studied at an advanced level and where the torch could be passed to a new generation […]

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Don’t Lock Her/Him Up

on August 15, 2022, 7:45 AM / in Opinion

by Erick-Woods Erickson I was not an advocate of “Lock Her Up” precisely for the same reason I am not an advocate of “Lock Him Up.” It is madness to assume either party would lock up the political rival of the incumbent. Regardless of what you think Hillary Clinton did or did not do with her email server, there are […]

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Gun Control is an English Problem

Gun Control is an English Problem

on August 15, 2022, 7:45 AM / in Opinion

Originally published in 2013 If this phrase “gun control” were applied to anything else, e.g. “car control”, “computer control”, “speech control”, “pen control”, it would be at least laughable, if not downright objectionable. I would prefer to use the phrase “victim disarmament”, because that is what the end result of gun control truly is. My rants against gun control are […]

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Lake Junaluska and Hearts on Fire

on August 15, 2022, 7:45 AM / in Opinion

Originally Published in 2005 Speaking of the Devil, I received a letter yesterday from an old friend, Mark Tooley, who is the Executive Director of UMAction which defends traditional Christian beliefs and practices in the spirit of the father of Methodism, John Wesley. To make this short, Lake Junaluska, an official facility of the United Methodist Church’s Southeast Jurisdiction, has […]

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Eminent Domain

on August 15, 2022, 7:30 AM / in Opinion

Originally published Monday , February 27, 2006 Eminent domain is a hot topic in Tennessee General Assembly. Yesterday I had reported that there were several bills introduced to limit the governments right to exercise its eminent domain powers. Notice I did not give the number of bills introduced during the week. Well there were 59 bills  (type eminent domain in […]

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Ross: Full Circle

Ross: Full Circle

on August 15, 2022, 7:00 AM / in Opinion

Originally Posted in 2013 I honestly can’t recall the subject of the very first article I wrote way back when I first started writing these long-winded missives. I do recall that two subjects were of concern to me at the time; illegal immigration and gun control. Well, it seems like I have come full circle as gun control is once […]

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Wisdom in a Bottle

Wisdom in a Bottle

on August 15, 2022, 6:45 AM / in Opinion

Collectively speaking but with too many Christians in the spotlight too, American Culture is getting from God exactly what it deserves.   “America is great because America is good, and whenever America ceases being good, America will cease being great.”  Whether that came from a “Republican” or a “Democrat” doesn’t matter one twit. The Creator of Goodness is also the Creator […]

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