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Things in the Cloud

Things in the Cloud

on April 18, 2013, 9:02 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

I have been around the world of PC’s and mainframes for just about 38 years, most of those years pretty good. During those years I watched and criticized and praised both Apple, IBM, HP, Microsoft and my worst nightmare E machines. I also watched them developed into full fledged vampires over the years while the rest of us struggled in the trenches trying to understand and […]

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U.S. takes step toward possible military intervention in Syria

U.S. takes step toward possible military intervention in Syria

on April 18, 2013, 8:17 AM / in National News, News

The Pentagon is sending about 200 troops to Jordan to help deliver aid to refugees and to plan for possible military action, including a rapid buildup of forces. By David S. Cloud, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is sending about 200 troops to Jordan, the vanguard of a potential U.S. military force of 20,000 or more that could […]

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A Victory

A Victory

on April 18, 2013, 7:51 AM / in National News, News

Yesterday in the Senate, a funny thing happened. We fought for freedom, and we won on principle.  You know why? Because U.S. Senators like Cruz, Lee and Paul didn’t listen to the “do something” caucus and the hand-wringers parading as leaders in Washington.  Instead, Senators Cruz, Lee and Paul circulated a warning prior to the last recess saying they would filibuster any legislation […]

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Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled

on April 18, 2013, 7:11 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson I remember it so clearly — a memory you can only remember so clearly when it is from sadness.  You can’t let it go. I was sitting in the mud by the rear passenger side tire of my old Acura cradling my one year old in the steady, driving rain.  I was sobbing doing my best not […]

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Hollywood’s Take on Terrorism

Hollywood’s Take on Terrorism

on April 18, 2013, 6:50 AM / in National News, News

By Ben Shapiro In Robert Redford’s new film, The Company You Keep, not yet nationally released, a group of former leftist terrorists are apparently portrayed as heroes who were just trying to make their country a better place. Reviewer Rex Reed of the New York Observer says that the film presents “earnest insight into the validity of the noble but […]

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Police search for missing Queens woman near Gilgo Beach

Police search for missing Queens woman near Gilgo Beach

on April 18, 2013, 6:43 AM / in National News, News

Police are continuing a search for a Queens woman who went missing Sunday near Gilgo Beach and Monday afternoon, the NYPD released her identity. Suffolk County police received a 911 call at 11:20 a.m. on Sunday reporting that personal items were found near Ocean Walk in Gilgo. When police responded to the scene, they found an abandoned Toyota Prius in […]

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Gambino family captain convicted of double-murder

Gambino family captain convicted of double-murder

on April 18, 2013, 6:33 AM / in National News, News

A federal jury in Brooklyn on Wednesday convicted Bartolomeo Vernace, an upper-echelon member of the Gambino Organized Crime Family — one of the five families of La Cosa Nostra in New York — for a racketeering conspiracy spanning 33-years between 1978 and 2011, according to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. As part of the racketeering […]

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Disarmed and Arrested For Hiking With Rifle

on April 17, 2013, 5:30 PM / in National News, News

  On March 16, 2013, my son and I were hiking along country roads among  pastures and fields with my 15-year old son to help him earn his hiking merit  badge. I always enjoy these father/son hikes because it gives me time alone with  my son. As I always do when we go on these hikes and walks, I took […]

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Chevy enthusiasts packed Memphis International Raceway for Super Chevy Show 2013

on April 17, 2013, 4:39 PM / in Local News, NASCAR, Sports

Millington, T.N. (April 17, 2013) Memphis International Raceway breaks last year’s historic attendance records at Super Chevy 2013. An estimated 35,000 racers, fans and Chevrolet enthusiasts came out to Memphis International Raceway April 12, 13 & 14 to celebrate all things Chevy. After a phenomenal return to the series in 2012 when Memphis International Raceway (MIR) hosted one of the […]

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Calif. bill to thwart animal investigations killed

Calif. bill to thwart animal investigations killed

on April 17, 2013, 4:33 PM / in National News, News, State News

Thanks to CARLOTTA By TRACIE CONE, Associated Press Original Article SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After weeks of opposition from animal welfare advocates, labor groups and First Amendment experts, a California assembly member withdrew a bill that would limit undercover abuse investigations before it could advance past its first step. California now joins Arkansas and Wyoming in declining in recent weeks […]

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**INVITATION: You need to learn about SJR127**

**INVITATION: You need to learn about SJR127**

on April 17, 2013, 4:23 PM / in Local News, News, State News

The Tennessee Action Council invites you to a FREE seminar at: New Hope Church 605 Wilson Pike Brentwood 6:P.M. April, 27 2013 Dr. George Grant and Dr. Neil Anderson will share their view and provide clear insight on this subject. David Fowler will provide the legal description of the Amendment. [For more information on SJR 127, go HERE.] Neil Andrews […]

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Obama Snubs Thatcher Funeral

Obama Snubs Thatcher Funeral

on April 17, 2013, 3:10 PM / in National News, News

  By Daniel Greenfield When John Atta Mills, the President of Ghana, died last year, then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton personally led the delegation to his funeral along with such figures as Johnnie Carson, the Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, General Carter F. Ham, the Commander of the United States Africa Command and Grant T. Harris, Special […]

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Immigration Bill Contains ‘MarcoPhones’

Immigration Bill Contains ‘MarcoPhones’

on April 17, 2013, 1:57 PM / in National News, News

by  Matthew Boyle The 844-page immigration reform bill the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” dropped in the dead of night contains a lucrative handout that would give taxpayer-funded free cell phones to some people who live or work near the U.S. border with Mexico. Pages 43 and 44 of the bill detail what one conservative blogger, Javier Manjarres of Shark Tank, […]

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Lamar, Haslam, Corker Slammed By County Commish re: Internet Sales Tax

on April 17, 2013, 1:49 PM / in Local News, News, State News

Jackson, TN – The Madison County Commission voted last Monday to pass a resolution urging the Tennessee Congressional delegation and Governor Haslam to withdraw their support for the national Internet sales tax scheme known as the Marketplace Fairness Act. The resolution passed with 15 of the 25 Commissioners voting “aye”. The resolution was introduced by Commissioner Adrian Eddleman. The text […]

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False Flags, Intelligence and Courage

on April 17, 2013, 11:03 AM / in National News, News

All that is required to be considered a potential terrorist in this country today is having the intelligence and/or the courage to believe our government might lie. If you don’t accept every word uttered by a politician, bureaucrat or talking head on the lobotomy box as the gospel according to government, “you might be a terrorist.” Please watch the below […]

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Jackson Madison County Library Board Meeting

Jackson Madison County Library Board Meeting

on April 17, 2013, 7:23 AM / in Local News, News

The Jackson-Madison County Library Board of Trustees will meet on WEDNESDAY, April 24, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Jackson-Madison County Library, 433 East   Lafayette Street Jackson, Tennessee. The Agenda Call to order/Introductions Foundation Report Friends Report Approval of minutes of previous meeting Treasurer’s Report Board Financial Report Director’s report Library Statistical Report Library North Report Regional […]

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Republican Senators Help Push Gun Control Debate

Republican Senators Help Push Gun Control Debate

on April 16, 2013, 12:21 PM / in National News, News

Last week the Senate voted in favor of engaging in debate on gun control legislation. Among those asking for the debate were 13 Republicans and 9 Democrats, all of whom have A ratings with the National Rifle Association (though the NRA has threatened to downgrade them). Rather than choose to support Sens. Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Ted Cruz on […]

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GOP Blasts Obama-backed National Education Standards

GOP Blasts Obama-backed National Education Standards

on April 16, 2013, 12:10 PM / in National News, News

The increasingly vocal campaign to stop an Obama administration-backed set of national education standards known as “Common Core” from being forced on state governments and local schools just got a major boost on Friday. Meeting in Los Angeles last week, the Republican National Committee (RNC) unanimously adopted a resolution blasting the “one size fits all” educational scheme as “an inappropriate overreach to standardize and control the education of […]

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Is Christianity Homophobic?

Is Christianity Homophobic?

on April 16, 2013, 12:05 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

That “loving Jesus means hating gay people” is “proclaimed in Christian churches and on Christian television and radio broadcasts.” So declares Dan Savage in his review of Jeff Chu’s “Does Jesus Really Love Me: A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America” — on page one of The New York Times Book Review. Who is foremost among those […]

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Actor Steven Weber Proves That ‘Inside Every Liberal is a Totalitarian Screaming to Get Out.’

Actor Steven Weber Proves That ‘Inside Every Liberal is a Totalitarian Screaming to Get Out.’

on April 16, 2013, 12:02 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Mark Tapson It’s easy to dismiss the political ravings of the celebrity left as so much insubstantial hot air, but they occasionally provide a useful exposé of the totalitarian streak just beneath the surface of the “tolerant” left – as in a recent online commentary from actor Steven Weber. If you are familiar with Weber at all, it’s likely from […]

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