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A Disgruntled Republican in Nashville

on March 18, 2013, 1:02 PM / in National News, News, State News

by Matt Collins Original Post There is a very quiet push to implement what is effectively a national sales tax scheme on all Internet purchases. They have already tried to sneak it into bill previously, and they will likely attempt to sneak it through again in the near future POTENTIALLY EVEN THIS WEEK. It is called the Marketplace Fairness / […]

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Growing Agencies Growing Government

on March 18, 2013, 10:51 AM / in Local News, News

Jackson Councilman/TREEDC Legal Affairs Director Ernest Brooks, II is proud to announce the 4rd Annual Renewable Energy Event for Area farmers and businesses to be held on April 22, 2013. TREEDC Founding Members Johnson Controls, Pathway Lending, The City of Jackson, Tennessee, Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, Jackson Energy Authority, Tennessee Gas Association and the University of Tennessee have partnered […]

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Pope Francis on Same-Sex Marriage: ‘A Move of the Father of Lies;’ ‘A Total Rejection of God’s Law’

on March 18, 2013, 10:47 AM / in National News, News

CNSNews.com) – In 2010, when his native Argentina was considering a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage, Pope Francis I, then archbishop of Buenos Aires, said that the legislation was a total rejection of God’s law and an effort by the father of lies to confuse and deceive humanity. Then-Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio made these observations in a letter to a group […]

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News Briefs… March 18th 2013

News Briefs… March 18th 2013

on March 18, 2013, 9:45 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Mitch McConnell Declares Surrender on Obamacare Joining Eric Cantor, John Boehner, Kevin McCarthy, and Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell is declaring surrender on Obamacare. He will no longer fight it. You’d never know that if you paid attention to his preferred words about Obamacare at CPAC.  McConnell told the crowd that “Obamacare should be repealed root and branch.”  He also told […]

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Madison County Commission Meets This Morning

on March 18, 2013, 9:11 AM / in Local News, News

Some of the business they will be viewing: Appointment of Madison County Attorney by CLB. This is a two year term with Steve Maroney as the present attorney. A Resolution to approve an agreement between the Madison County, Tennessee County Court Clerk and the city of Jackson, Tennessee regarding issuance of city stickers The commission will ponder an agreement to […]

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Why Banks and Brokerages Don’t Mix

on March 18, 2013, 4:10 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Imagine your mom baking a warm apple pie but then she decides to add ground beef to it to ‘enhance the flavor’. Or, imagine visiting your favorite Irish pub and asking the bartender for a pint of Guinness, yet the bartender puts a shot of Red Bull in it to enhance the taste. Better yet, imagine you find the love […]

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Victimized at the Vet’s by ObamaCare

Victimized at the Vet’s by ObamaCare

on March 17, 2013, 7:16 AM / in National News, News

Written by Michael Tennant If you’re a regular reader of The New American, you are well aware by now that ObamaCare is very bad for humans. But did you know it’s also bad for their furry friends? As with human healthcare, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — contrary to its moniker — makes veterinary care less affordable. In […]

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Ben Carson announces retirement, feeds presidential speculation

Ben Carson announces retirement, feeds presidential speculation

on March 17, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News

While the media spotlights – Bush – Rubio – Jindal – Cruz  – Paul –  watch the sidelines for other players…  And examine their backgrounds BEFORE they are set in place and their real records *selectively edited*.  –  Jackie Original Article Ben Carson, an emerging star in the conservative movement since his National Prayer Breakfast speech last month, fed into […]

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Obama, Martin Luther King’s Worst Nightmare

on March 17, 2013, 6:57 AM / in Opinion
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Oregon Company to Sell Drone Defense Technology to Public

Oregon Company to Sell Drone Defense Technology to Public

on March 17, 2013, 6:53 AM / in National News, News

By  Jason Koebler The company says it won’t knock drones down, but will stop them from ‘completing their mission’ Do you want to keep drones out of your backyard? An Oregon company says that it has developed and will soon start selling technology that disables unmanned aircraft. The company, called Domestic Drone Countermeasures, was founded in late February because some […]

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Former Wash. state Gov. Booth Gardner dies at age 76

Former Wash. state Gov. Booth Gardner dies at age 76

on March 17, 2013, 6:48 AM / in National News, News

  By RACHEL LA CORTE OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Booth Gardner, a two-term Democratic governor who later in life spearheaded a campaign that made Washington the second state in the country to legalize assisted suicide for the terminally ill, has died after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 76. Gardner died Friday at his Tacoma home of complications […]

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Benghazi coverup: Lawmakers say survivors told to be quiet

Benghazi coverup: Lawmakers say survivors told to be quiet

on March 17, 2013, 6:29 AM / in National News, News

By: Jim Kouri On Friday, GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told news organizations that wounded survivors of the bloody Benghazi terrorist attack were told by the Obama minions “to be quiet” about the details of the attack. According to Graham, the survivors, who have never spoken about their experiences in Libya, told him they can’t come forward to […]

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Proposed TN pit bull law requires liability insurance

on March 17, 2013, 6:25 AM / in Local News, News, State News

If you have friends with pit bulls or you know groups that rescue and work with them, please make sure they know about this proposed law so they can contact this committee. The AKC opposes breed specific legislation and that’s exactly what this is. Original Article and Video Reporter’s note:  The original version of this story below provides links to […]

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Giving ALL

Giving ALL

on March 17, 2013, 4:19 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Many years ago, when I worked as a volunteer at a hospital, I got to know a little girl named Liz who was suffering from a rare & serious disease. Her only chance of recovery appeared to be a blood transfusion from her 5-year old brother, who had miraculously survived the same disease and had developed the antibodies needed to […]

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A Little Down Time

A Little Down Time

on March 16, 2013, 7:32 AM / in Local News, News

We will be down for a while today. We are adding a new server and exchanging out another. We did get a new camera yesterday… well, it is new to us…. Years ago I swore I would never go to digital but that ended with the ease and versitility of these new cameras. The staff and I are starting simple with an […]

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The Time is Now, Let Us Get Up and Help

The Time is Now, Let Us Get Up and Help

on March 16, 2013, 6:28 AM / in Opinion

Resilience as defined by common wisdom “is the ability to work with adversity in such a way that one comes through it unharmed or even better for the experience. Resilience means facing life’s difficulties with courage and patience; refusing to give up. It is the quality of character that allows a person or group of people to rebound from misfortune, […]

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A New Perspective

on March 16, 2013, 4:02 AM / in Bedtime Stories

I am thankful for the partner who hogs the covers every night, because he/she is not out with someone else. The child who is not cleaning his room, but is watching tv, because that means he is at home and not on the streets. For the taxes that I pay, because it means that I am employed. For the mess […]

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Montana Legislature Passes Gun Control Nullification Bill

Montana Legislature Passes Gun Control Nullification Bill

on March 15, 2013, 9:29 AM / in National News, News, State News

Editors Note: So what the hell are we doing in  Tennessee…. Raising money to campaign against sitting members of the Tennessee State House and Senate. Written by Christian Gomez After a vote of 28-21 in the state Senate on Wednesday, March 13, Montana is moving toward being the first state in the country to approve a bill prohibiting the enforcement […]

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Senate panel backs Obama bid to renew assault weapons ban

Senate panel backs Obama bid to renew assault weapons ban

on March 15, 2013, 9:12 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Notes: Question… are the members of the panel that voted for the passage of this measure guilty of violating the Constitution? By Thomas Ferraro Original Post WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s bid to renew a ban against military-style assault weapons narrowly won the backing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday and headed to the full Senate, where […]

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Republican Senator Portman says now backs gay marriage

Republican Senator Portman says now backs gay marriage

on March 15, 2013, 9:04 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: And no one thought it would come to this. Once you federalized marriage, you really open a can of worms…..   By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman, a longtime opponent of same-sex marriage, said on Friday he now believes gays have a right to marry after learning two years ago that his […]

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