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Senator Gresham, this Thursday at Dutch treat luncheon, Pancho’s restaurant Memphis

Senator Gresham, this Thursday at Dutch treat luncheon, Pancho’s restaurant Memphis

on February 13, 2014, 9:00 AM / in Local News, News, State News

The following is a letter sent by a Tennessee teacher that I thought you might find of interest given your interest in Common Core as a parent/teacher/leader in the community. There is also an event in Memphis addressing Common Core outlined at the end of the letter. Adrian Eddleman Here is a testimony from a teacher in W. TN. She […]

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THE WRONG ROAD HOME

THE WRONG ROAD HOME

on February 13, 2014, 8:53 AM / in Opinion

“We all want progress, but if you are on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.” ~C.S. Lewis For the past several decades I have become more and more confused by those who believe the road to constitutional, smaller, […]

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Judge’s ruling that Kentucky must recognize foreign gay ‘marriages’ may open door to polygamy

Judge’s ruling that Kentucky must recognize foreign gay ‘marriages’ may open door to polygamy

on February 13, 2014, 8:49 AM / in National News, News

by Ben Johnson / LifeSiteNews.com LOUISVILLE, KY, February 12, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge ruled today that the state of Kentucky must recognize same-sex “marriages” conducted in other states, or even other countries. A legal expert warns the ruling could open the door to recognition of polygamous marriages contracted in foreign nations. U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II of […]

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Anarchy in the White House

Anarchy in the White House

on February 13, 2014, 8:46 AM / in Opinion

The White House is engaged in anarchy. Do you think this too strong a word? Decide for yourself. Definitions of anarchy found online include: “A state of disorder due      to absence or nonrecognition of authority.” “Absence or denial of any      authority or established order.” Charles Krauthammer says President Obama has “unilaterally altered” the law “lawlessly at least 15 […]

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Afghanistan to release detainees Thursday morning

Afghanistan to release detainees Thursday morning

on February 13, 2014, 8:44 AM / in National News, News

Over U.S. objections, Afghanistan is set to release 65 of 88 detainees that the U.S. says had a role in killing and wounding U.S. and coalition troops. Although Afghanistan announced it would release the detainees last month and earlier this week, it had not yet actually done so. According to the U.S. military command there, Afghanistan will release the prisoners Thursday morning. The U.S. […]

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Senate Votes to Repeal Military Pensions

Senate Votes to Repeal Military Pensions

on February 13, 2014, 8:40 AM / in National News, News

The Senate on Wednesday swiftly sent legislation to President Obama’s desk that repeals the $6 billion cut to military pensions. The 95-3 vote wasn’t close — and little more than an afterthought in the Capitol after the dramatic debt-limit vote — as Congress reversed itself on a pension cut it had passed just two months ago as part of the […]

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You Can Find The Unintelligent Anywhere and Other Interesting Things

You Can Find The Unintelligent Anywhere and Other Interesting Things

on February 13, 2014, 8:38 AM / in National News, News

While the East Coast hunkers down and braces for the snowstorm headed its way, Olympians in Sochi, Russia, are dealing with very different weather. Sochi is on track to become one of the warmest cities to host the winter Olympic Games, as temperatures reached 60 degrees Fahrenheit on Wednesday. The changing weather has Olympians worried, prompting 105 of them from […]

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GOP INCUMBENTS WILL BETRAY AMERICA END OF YEAR

GOP INCUMBENTS WILL BETRAY AMERICA END OF YEAR

on February 13, 2014, 7:54 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

      Original Post  / News with Views The Republican Party is cashing in on the epic disaster called Obamacare to get as many incumbents a win in the upcoming primaries and knock off as many Democractic/Communist Party USA incumbents in the House and Senate as possible this November. One issue, however, was about to derail plans of the […]

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A New Assault on Freedom of the Press

A New Assault on Freedom of the Press

on February 13, 2014, 7:29 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano Last week, a little noticed clash took place on Capitol Hill involving the fundamental values underlying the First Amendment. The issue was the lawfulness of publishing the secrets that were given to reporters by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden. The disputants were Cong. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., and FBI Director James Comey. Rogers is […]

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Mitch McConnell’s Failed Attempt to Smear Matt Bevin

Mitch McConnell’s Failed Attempt to Smear Matt Bevin

on February 13, 2014, 7:27 AM / in National News, News

Posted  by Rottdawg Mitch McConnell is desperate and it’s starting to show… Erick Erickson at Redstate reported: Mitch McConnell four points behind Democrat challenger Allison Grimes. and: There is an alternative. His name is Matt Bevin. He is challenging Mitch McConnell in the Republican Primary. Bevin polls one point worse than McConnell against Allison Grimes, but there is a big […]

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10 things you need to know today

10 things you need to know today

on February 13, 2014, 7:14 AM / in National News, News

1. Winter storm leaves hundreds of thousands without power A rare, massive winter storm knocked out power to 550,000 homes and businesses on Wednesday and forced the cancelation of 3,000 airline flights. The harsh weather was blamed for 11 deaths. The storm paralyzed traffic across the South, from Atlanta to Raleigh. Streets and highways were essentially empty. The federal government […]

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Homeland Security to Purchase 141,000 Rounds of Sniper Ammo

Homeland Security to Purchase 141,000 Rounds of Sniper Ammo

on February 13, 2014, 7:12 AM / in National News, News

By: Paul Joseph Watson (Infowars) Original Story The Department of Homeland Security is buying more bullets with a solicitation for over 141,00 rounds of sniper ammunition. According to a solicitation posted on FedBizOpps, the federal agency is looking to procure 141,160 rounds of Hornady .308 Winchester 168gr A-MAX TAP ammunition. Such ammunition is sometimes retailed as “Zombie Max,” a marketing […]

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Senate clears debt limit bill, ending fight over borrowing until 2015

Senate clears debt limit bill, ending fight over borrowing until 2015

on February 13, 2014, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

The Senate Wednesday approved legislation to raise the nation’s debt limit, clearing the bill for President Obama’s signature and setting aside the contentious debate over the nation’s borrowing habit until well after the critical 2014 election. The vote was 55-43 on final passage of the legislation, which suspends the debt limit until March 15, 2015, without any special conditions or […]

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Before O-Care debacle, Sebelius made many trips to White House

Before O-Care debacle, Sebelius made many trips to White House

on February 13, 2014, 6:57 AM / in National News, News

By Kevin Bogardus and Jonathan Easley / The Hill Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius was in frequent contact with President Obama and senior White House aides before the disastrous launch of the federal ObamaCare exchange last year. While Sebelius has said the president was not aware of HealthCare.gov’s problems, more than 750 pages of documents obtained by The […]

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Around the Block in Washington

Around the Block in Washington

on February 12, 2014, 7:55 AM / in National News, News

Snow Falls: As Washington, D.C., and much of the Southeast and East Coast brace for a strong winter storm, it seems only fitting that a Senate committee hold a hearing on extreme weather events. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee will examine the costs associated with not being prepared for extreme weather and the federal response to weather […]

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The Debt Limit with the Senate

The Debt Limit with the Senate

on February 12, 2014, 7:16 AM / in National News, News

  After the House passed a bill on Tuesday to raise the debt ceiling, all eyes turned to the Senate as the threat of a major winter storm looms for Washington in the next day or so. The Senate could clear the bill on Wednesday — if the upper chamber can muster the votes needed to squash a potential GOP […]

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Nevada governor says he won’t defend state’s marriage amendment

Nevada governor says he won’t defend state’s marriage amendment

on February 12, 2014, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

by Dustin Siggins CARSON CITY, NV, February 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On the heels of the announcement by Virginia’s attorney general that he will not defend the constitutional amendment enshrining marriage as between a man and a woman, Nevada’s attorney general and governor are following suit. Approved by voters and added to the state constitution in 2002, the Nevada amendment […]

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North Carolina’s ‘choose life’ license plates unconstitutional: Appeals court

North Carolina’s ‘choose life’ license plates unconstitutional: Appeals court

on February 12, 2014, 6:58 AM / in National News, News

by Ben Johnson / LifeSiteNews.com RICHMOND, VA, February 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – North Carolina’s “Choose Life” license plates have been ruled unconstitutional by a U.S. Appeals Court today. A three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that such license plates violate the First Amendment, because the state does not also give residents the chance […]

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Are Gun Owners Walking into an Ambush?

Are Gun Owners Walking into an Ambush?

on February 12, 2014, 6:54 AM / in Announcements

— We are making headway, but we must stay vigilant! “‘Immigration reform will add over 8,000,000 anti-gun voters to the voting rolls,’ Gun Owners of America warned its members and supporters in a January 24 alert.” — The Examiner, January 29, 2014 Take a deep breath! You’re in for a wild ride. For months, as you know, GOA has been […]

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URGENT ACTION – Support Common Core Repeal Bill

URGENT ACTION – Support Common Core Repeal Bill

on February 12, 2014, 6:51 AM / in Announcements, News, State News

The information included below came in over the weekend, and we need your help getting the word out. A bill has been filed that would repeal Common Core in Tennessee. We need to take this opportunity and turn it into something real for the children of our State. Please keep reading to see how you can help Sen. Beavers, Rep. […]

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