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The Knives Come Out — for Christie

The Knives Come Out — for Christie

on November 8, 2013, 8:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“Maybe the folks in Washington, D.C., should tune in their TVs right now and see how it’s done,” said the big winner of Tuesday last. “I did not seek a second term to do small things,” Chris Christie went on, but “to finish the job — now watch me do it.” Humility is not the governor’s strong suit. Yet, Christie […]

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Kudos To Sheriff Finch And The People Of Liberty County, Florida

Kudos To Sheriff Finch And The People Of Liberty County, Florida

on November 8, 2013, 8:12 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. I realize it is hard for some people to understand (especially those holding political office), but in the United States, “We the People” are the sovereigns. America has no king. In America, “We the People” are Caesar. Someone rightly said, “In America, the people rule; they have the power of the ballot box, the jury […]

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Izarah and Luis

Izarah and Luis

on November 8, 2013, 8:10 AM / in People

Izarah is a born artist. At the tender age of 5, she loves pretending to sashay on the catwalk and singing the latest radio hits. She dreams about being a great dancer someday. Her diagnosis of acute lymphoblastic leukemia has not stopped Izarah from dreaming. Her doctors at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital are working tirelessly so that Izarah can look […]

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Around the Block November 8th 2013

Around the Block November 8th 2013

on November 8, 2013, 7:04 AM / in National News, News, State News

Election of suburban school boards in Shelby County starts long, tedious process of establishing new education districts Alison Shores and Erin Elliott Berry, both candidates for Bartlett School Board — Position 2, are joined by Mike Farley and Bettye Lamb as they campaign outside Singleton Community Center in Bartlett. Six Shelby County suburbs held votes to elect members to their […]

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Quote for Today

on November 8, 2013, 6:24 AM / in People

I like to work half a day. I don’t care if it’s the first twelve hours or the second twelve hours. I just put in my half every day. It keeps me out of trouble. Kemmons Wilson, CEO, Holiday Inns

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Cartoon For the Day

Cartoon For the Day

on November 8, 2013, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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GOP Establishment Blames Tea Party for Election Failures

GOP Establishment Blames Tea Party for Election Failures

on November 8, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

“A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.” — Thomas Paine, The Rights of Man, 1792 By Thomas Paine’s definition, there is nothing so vicious as the majority of Republican lawmakers. The headline of a story published in Politico on […]

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Reminder-Letters to JC Officials and Meeting Nov 7!!!

on November 7, 2013, 9:53 AM / in National News, News, State News

This message is from Karen Riddle, working on the Johnson City MSN situation. If you are in the area and can attend the meeting Thursday evening or send a polite message to the commissioners, please do. This is the second reading of this ordinance and people will be allowed to speak. For more information contact Karen Riddle at vonriddle@aol.com The […]

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Oregon ducks education, stiffs Beaver state taxpayers

on November 7, 2013, 9:43 AM / in National News, News

Posted  by Mike DeVine Reading, writing and arithmetic take a back seat to “higher” education in  “fisting”, anal play and gorilla suit and other sex fetishes in the Beaver  State. Think $24,ooo of state-supported university funds could be better spent than  on an appearance fee for sex-advice and pundit Dan Savage to speak to  adult-children still eligible to be covered […]

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Control

Control

on November 7, 2013, 9:18 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson Let me start today with a post well off the beaten path. I’ve been struggling lately, and I know some of you have because you’ve told me, with controlling things not in my control.  It can get very frustrating.  You know something has to give, but you can’t control what must. Or, you know something is going […]

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Cartoon for the Day

Cartoon for the Day

on November 7, 2013, 9:09 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Taxing Americans By Miles Driven Is Unfair And Intrusive

Taxing Americans By Miles Driven Is Unfair And Intrusive

on November 7, 2013, 8:48 AM / in National News, News

Written by Steve Stanek Federal and state officials want more money to spend on roads and bridges, and some of them think they know how to get it. They want to tax us on every mile we drive. They’re calling for a “vehicle miles traveled” (VMT) tax because, darn it, cars and trucks are becoming more fuel-efficient. Drivers are getting […]

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Experts say Hawaii’s gay marriage bill worst at protecting religious freedom

Experts say Hawaii’s gay marriage bill worst at protecting religious freedom

on November 7, 2013, 8:17 AM / in National News, News

BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN – HONOLULU Original Post A number of people on both sides of the gay marriage debate say the current draft of Senate Bill 1, which would legalize same-sex ceremonies, infringes on religious liberty. Civil rights attorney Jim Hochberg, who as president of Hawaii Family Advocates is leading the coalition effort to let people vote on the issue, said if Hawaii passes this […]

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Hawaii: House committees pass Same-Sex Marriage bill, advances to floor for vote

on November 7, 2013, 8:15 AM / in National News, News

By Mileka Lincoln HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL A controversial same-sex marriage bill has passed a joint House committee and will advance to the House floor for a second reading and vote Wednesday morning. SB 1, the “Hawai’i Marriage Equality Act of 2013″ passed 18 – 12 Tuesday afternoon. The biggest change in this amended version […]

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4 On Your Side investigates traffic stop nightmare

4 On Your Side investigates traffic stop nightmare

on November 7, 2013, 8:04 AM / in National News, News

Michael Gaddy <montezumaconstitution@gmail.com> Below, thanks to my friend Dale Williams, is a link to a published story that should trouble everyone. In this country we have allowed the hate for illegal drugs to destroy the 4th Amendment to our Constitution. We have among our citizens those who actually believe any person caught with or selling drugs should be executed. Any […]

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United States Marine Corps 238th Birthday Tribute 2013

United States Marine Corps 238th Birthday Tribute 2013

on November 7, 2013, 7:51 AM / in Announcements

From our good friend Bob Parsons! Happy 238th Birthday to the United States Marine Corps! And to all members of the U.S. Armed Forces, Happy Veterans Day from GoDaddy and the Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation. If you’d like to make a donation to the Semper Fi Fund, please visit  From November 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013, The Bob & […]

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Michelle Obama: ‘We Want to Honor and Embrace All…Faith Traditions’

Michelle Obama: ‘We Want to Honor and Embrace All…Faith Traditions’

on November 7, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News

(CNSNews.com) – At a White House Diwali celebration on Tuesday afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama said that she and her husband wanted to celebrate all the faith and culture traditions ‘that make us who we are as Americans.” Even as she was saying this, there were 200 plaintiffs pursuing 77 lawsuits asking federal courts to protect their First Amendment right […]

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FBI wants hacker who helped catch cheating lovers

FBI wants hacker who helped catch cheating lovers

on November 7, 2013, 7:10 AM / in National News, News

By ANNE FLAHERTY  / Associated Press Original Post WASHINGTON     (AP) — It’s not just the federal government intercepting your communications. It could be a nosy relative or jealous partner. Among the five people added this week to the FBI’s list of “most wanted” cybercriminals is a former San Diego college student who developed an $89 program called “Loverspy” or “Email PI.” Sold […]

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Biden congratulates wrong guy in Boston mayor race

Biden congratulates wrong guy in Boston mayor race

on November 7, 2013, 6:57 AM / in National News, News

BOSTON     (AP) — When Marty Walsh won the Boston mayor’s race, Vice President Joe Biden was quick to pick up the phone to congratulate him. But, there was a problem. The Marty Walsh who Biden had on the other end of the phone wasn’t the Marty Walsh who had been elected to succeed longtime Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. The Marty […]

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House subpoenas HealthCare.gov enrollment data

House subpoenas HealthCare.gov enrollment data

on November 7, 2013, 6:53 AM / in National News, News

By Kent Hoover  – Washington Bureau Chief Original Post Hey, CMS, you’ve been served: The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee subpoenaed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Tuesday for enrollment data in Obamacare’s health insurance exchanges. The subpoena came after CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner rejected committee Chairman Dave Camp‘s request for the data. Tavenner told a […]

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