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This Day in History July 1st

This Day in History July 1st

on July 1, 2013, 4:30 PM / in History

General events on July 1st In 1643, The Westminster Assembly convenes for the first time in London. Five years later it would publish the Westminster longer and shorter catechisms, which would be rejected by the Anglican church but accepted by the Presbyterians. (London) In 1820, The first toll was collected on the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal connected the Hudson […]

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Marriage Means Something

Marriage Means Something

on July 1, 2013, 10:48 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Inspiration “The Left will say that we are on the wrong side of history, but that doesn’t matter if we’re on the right side of truth. And the truth is not that #LoveIsLove, but that the love of a man and woman, for life, is God’s design for marriage and family. Forty years ago, many people thought … that the […]

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‘The Extremists Are Coming; The Extremists Are Coming!’

‘The Extremists Are Coming; The Extremists Are Coming!’

on July 1, 2013, 9:44 AM / in National News, News

by  Butler Shaffer A recent discussion on the Fox Business channel, amongst John Stossel, Stuart Varney, and Judge Andrew Napolitano, has raised, once again, the empty charge directed at libertarians: “you are being an extremist!” Such words are always offered in lieu of a substantive analysis of the position advocated. That both Albert Einstein and Jeffery Dahmer could be labeled […]

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Crew of 19 elite firefighters killed in Arizona wildfire

Crew of 19 elite firefighters killed in Arizona wildfire

on July 1, 2013, 9:25 AM / in National News, News

This is so sad …… Only one survivor from hotshot unit trained to venture into remote areas, which was overtaken by rapidly moving blaze Flames on a ridge in the Yarnell Hill fire on Sunday. Photograph: Tom Story/AP Nineteen firefighers have died in Arizona after being caught in one of the deadliest wildfires in the US for decades, which destroyed […]

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The “Evolving” Energy Policies of President Bystander

The “Evolving” Energy Policies of President Bystander

on July 1, 2013, 9:17 AM / in National News, News

By: Steve Maley After four and a half years, Barack is catching on. Editor’s note: Hell, Mayor Jerry Gist must be smarter… it only took him 3 1/2 years to smell the natural gas, that and the small fact that JEA could profit from it. In a “groundbreaking” speech Tuesday at Georgetown University, Barack Obama rehashed the same anti-Big Oil […]

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National fast for immigration overhaul arrives in Seattle

National fast for immigration overhaul arrives in Seattle

on July 1, 2013, 9:06 AM / in National News, News

One can always depend on Lornet TurnBULL to take up the side of the worst in America.  She hasn’t seen an abomination, Sodomite, Racist (the real racists), ILLEGAL, criminal activity, that she can’t get her LEFT WING arms around for the Seattle SLIMES to publish.  This is just one more in the garbage piles of her work. She is trying […]

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Saying Grace: Paula Deen, Progressives, and Race

Saying Grace: Paula Deen, Progressives, and Race

on July 1, 2013, 8:53 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Maria Dixon About Maria Dixon, MDiv, PhD An academic, consultant, and theologian that believes that strategic communication is at the heart of every successful endeavor! I am sure that it had to be hard for them. After all, it was clear that they were going to have to explain to their African American professor why going to Brixton was […]

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Public Pensions

on July 1, 2013, 8:37 AM / in Announcements

On Wednesday, July 3, at 1:00 p.m. EST for a conference call with John Nothdurft, Heartland’s director of government relations and special guest and former Utah State Senator, Dan Liljenquist. State Senator Liljenquist’s work on reforming entitlements and the welfare state have earned him numerous state and national awards, including “Taxpayer Advocate of the Year” for 2010 and 2011 by […]

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Berlin accuses Washington of cold war tactics over snooping

Berlin accuses Washington of cold war tactics over snooping

on July 1, 2013, 8:32 AM / in National News, News

Reports of NSA snooping on Europe go well beyond previous revelations of electronic spying Ian Traynor in Brussels The Guardian Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger: ‘If the media reports are true, it is reminiscent of the actions of enemies during the cold war’.  Photograph: Ole Spata/Corbis Transatlantic relations plunged at the weekend as Berlin, Brussels and Paris all demanded that Washington account promptly […]

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Buckle up: This could be a bumpy summer for stocks

Buckle up: This could be a bumpy summer for stocks

on July 1, 2013, 8:25 AM / in National News, News

By Charley Blaine Stocks ended June with a stumble, but the first half of 2013 was memorable for the great rally that pushed into May and the startling volatility that erupted in June. The Dow Jones Industrials ($INDU -0.76%) gained 13.8% in the first half of the year — its best first-half performance since 1999, but it fell 1.4% in June, its […]

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A look at 10 men, women left at Wimbledon who are trying to reach 1st Grand Slam quarterfinal

on June 30, 2013, 2:12 PM / in Sports, Tennis

Associated Press Of the 32 men and women set to play in Wimbledon’s fourth round on Monday, 10  will be trying to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time. So who are these players? How old are they, where are they from —  and how  did they get here? A quick primer: —  Kenny de Schepper, 26, France, […]

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Madison County Republican Party Newsletter

Madison County Republican Party Newsletter

on June 30, 2013, 9:57 AM / in Local News, News, State News

  State Sen. Brian Kelsey to Speak at July 8th Meeting of Madison County GOP State Sen. Brian Kelsey When: Monday, July 8th at 11:30 AM Where: Logan’s Roadhouse, 604 Carriage House Drive Lunch is dutch treat and guests are welcome! UPCOMING REPUBLICAN EVENTS: 7/12/13 – Tennessee Republican Party Statesmen’s Dinner with Keynote Speaker U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC). Click here for […]

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Rep. Bachmann: Don’t Count on House to Stop Amnesty

Rep. Bachmann: Don’t Count on House to Stop Amnesty

on June 30, 2013, 9:44 AM / in National News, News

By:  Larry Greenley In a video interview on June 12, Rep. Bachmann issued “a total call to arms” to stop amnesty. In her video interview with WND TV on June 12, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) explained how an amnesty (legalization of immigration status) bill could be approved by Congress by the end of July. Here’s a key excerpt from WND’s […]

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Mayor Gist applauds citizens on award

on June 30, 2013, 9:40 AM / in Opinion

Somebody out there has got to be smoking or drinking something…. and considering the location of the meeting I would guess both…. The city of Jackson was recently named the 2013 City Livability Award Winner for “Most Livable” Small City in America by The United States Conference of Mayors. On June 22, on behalf of the citizens of Jackson, I accepted the […]

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Morning Bell: The Supreme Court’s Marriage Decisions by the Numbers

on June 29, 2013, 2:23 PM / in National News, News

Jennifer Marshall Editor’s Note: The Heritage Foundation and this editor have not always seen eye to eye on the major issues that have crossed paths over the past 18 years but on this we agree…. nothing has changed except how the President of the United States interprets the ruling and while his viewpoint has no merit legislatively or legally, his […]

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Better Than Fracking

Better Than Fracking

on June 29, 2013, 11:21 AM / in National News, News

by Neil George Oil has always been at the center of the economy and the markets. Little is made, built, transported or consumed without it. Of course, oil is also a finite resource… which is why you’ve heard so much concern about how much we use versus how much is available. It’s often referred to as “Peak Oil” — the […]

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What Does John Hagee Really Want?

What Does John Hagee Really Want?

on June 28, 2013, 8:05 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. John Hagee, and many other evangelical preachers, constantly beat the war drums. Without ceasing, they encourage America’s political leaders to wage non-stop wars of aggression–especially in the Middle East. They constantly trumpet America’s unconstitutional interventions in the Middle East with terms not unlike those used by militant Muslims. Hagee’s pro-war fanaticism is so extreme one […]

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Does the South Belong in the Union?

Does the South Belong in the Union?

on June 28, 2013, 8:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Is the Second Reconstruction over? The first ended with the withdrawal of Union troops from the Southern states as part of a deal that gave Rutherford B. Hayes the presidency after the disputed election of 1876. The second began with the Voting Rights Act of 1965, a century after Appomattox. Under the VRA, Southern states seeking to make even minor […]

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Animal Shelter Giving Away “Free” Pets Finds Them Being Sold on Craigslist

Animal Shelter Giving Away “Free” Pets Finds Them Being Sold on Craigslist

on June 28, 2013, 7:56 AM / in Local News, News, State News

By Denise A Justin Original Post The Young Williams Animal Shelter in Knoxville, Tennessee, had only good intentions when it developed the “Furry Friend Sponsorships,” which allow impounded animals to go to new homes free of cost, but the shelter found itself the victim of a ruthless Craigslist scam. The shelter says a money-making scheme tied to the adopted animals […]

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68 Oath-Breaking TRAITORS in the US Senate, including 14 Republicans”, perpetrate Legislative TREASON against the United States of America

on June 28, 2013, 7:53 AM / in National News, News

From Steve Lefemine Columbia, SC Compiled notes and links….. Day 15 (June 27) – Amnesty-FIRST Bill (S.744) Passes US Senate: 68 Oath-Breaking TRAITORS in the US Senate,  including 14 “Republicans”, perpetrate Legislative TREASON against the United States of America,  June 27, 2013. The 68 Oath-Breaking TRAITORS in the US Senate who Voted to Pass the lawlessness of the  “AMNESTY-FIRST -for-Illegal-Aliens, and Border Security […]

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