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House Leadership Ignores Gun Owners,

House Leadership Ignores Gun Owners,

on December 4, 2013, 8:15 PM / in National News, News

House Leadership Ignores Gun Owners, Slams through Plastic Gun Ban Reauthorization The battle continues, and now moves to the Senate “There is opposition to changing existing law from conservative lawmakers and gun rights groups such as Gun Owners of America.” — USA Today, December 3, 2013 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE Someone once said that the only thing anyone ever learns from history […]

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Hiatus – Sort of…

Hiatus – Sort of…

on December 4, 2013, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

From the Good Guys at the The Federal Observer Eighteen and a half years for FREEDOM. This is what I have given my life for this past nearly two-decades, and yet today I feel more enslaved that at any time in my life. Each day since June of 1965 I have awakened each day with intent and purpose – to […]

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The Third Row – disgraceful

on December 4, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

I have just this to add…  Pray for Seven Days in May to arrive (with a different outcome) before Red Dawn does. The Third Row The very sad part about this email is, that ALL the recipients will NOT forward it to those they are connected with. Most will take a look at it, and then delete it because it […]

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200,000 march for marriage in Taiwan protesting proposed same-sex ‘marriage’ law

200,000 march for marriage in Taiwan protesting proposed same-sex ‘marriage’ law

on December 4, 2013, 7:54 AM / in National News, News

by Peter Baklinski Original Article TAIPEI, Taiwan, December 2, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – About 200,000 people marched in front of Taiwan’s Presidential Office on Saturday, according to organizers or the march. The crowd was protesting a proposed law that would allow same-sex couples to ‘marry’ and adopt “God created human beings as male and female. Only the union of a man and a […]

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10 things you need to know today – December 4th 2013

on December 4, 2013, 7:47 AM / in National News, News

1. Judge rules Detroit deserves bankruptcy protection A judge ruled Tuesday that the city of Detroit can remain under bankruptcy court protection. The decision means the city can impose pension cuts on its employees to salvage its finances. Unions and pension managers had argued that giving the city such power violated retiree contract protections. The ruling could change the course […]

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White House Bails Out Insurance Companies with Taxpayer Money to Help Obama

White House Bails Out Insurance Companies with Taxpayer Money to Help Obama

on December 4, 2013, 7:44 AM / in National News, News

by ROBERT  PEAR / Original Article WASHINGTON – The White House is offering more money to insurance companies as an incentive for them to let people keep insurance policies that were to have been canceled next year. The administration floated several proposals on Monday to “help offset the loss in premium revenue and profit” that it said might occur if […]

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Lesson from the Birth Control Mandate: Big Government and Big Business, Result in Big Corruption

Lesson from the Birth Control Mandate: Big Government and Big Business, Result in Big Corruption

on December 4, 2013, 7:41 AM / in National News, News

By Daniel J. Mitchell / Townhall – Original Article Remember Sandra Fluke, the 30-year old student who got her 15 minutes of fame last year by becoming the poster child for subsidized birth control? She’s fortunately faded away, but the issue is still with us because the courts are being asked to decide whether government has the right to coerce people into […]

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Self Supporting Sportsplex… interesting

Self Supporting Sportsplex… interesting

on December 4, 2013, 7:01 AM / in Local News, News

The council also voted Tuesday, December 3rd to borrow $500,000 for the West Tennessee Healthcare Sportsplex, the same amount of a loan that had been paid back early when the city held a larger surplus of funds, according to Mayor Jerry Gist. (The Promises and financial perspective of the Mayor) Mayor Gist stated that this loan will be paid off over four or […]

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Accusers, officials, public react to sheriff’s decision not to run; County: Ouster still in motion

Accusers, officials, public react to sheriff’s decision not to run; County: Ouster still in motion

on December 4, 2013, 6:43 AM / in Local News, News

Written by Nichole Manna / The Jackson Sun Original Ariticle Attorneys for both women who have filed sexual harassment complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork said their clients are upset the sheriff is not resigning. On Tuesday morning Woolfork announced he will not seek a sixth term as sheriff in the August election, but […]

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December 4th

December 4th

on December 4, 2013, 6:27 AM / in News

December 4 is the 338th day of the year (339th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 27 days remaining until the end of the year. Christmas is 21 days away. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Ada Barbara Bernard degli Uberti Clement of Alexandria (Anglicanism) John of Damascus Nicholas Ferrar (Anglicanism) Osmund Sigiramnus Day of Shango (Santería, Lukumí) First […]

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The Government Controls Your Garden

The Government Controls Your Garden

on December 4, 2013, 6:06 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Joseph Cafariello Shutting Down a 4-Year-Old’s Garden Every once in a while, there comes a story that compels me to leave the business arena and step into politics.  Although, really, the line between business and politics is often blurred to begin with. Apolitical as I am, why am I now venturing where I don’t normally tread?  Because a four […]

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Poland’s Piggish Pols–They’re Not Alone

Poland’s Piggish Pols–They’re Not Alone

on December 4, 2013, 6:04 AM / in National News, News

This story appears in the October 7, 2013 issue of Forbes. Poland has pulled a destructive stunt worthy of Argentina. It is seizing half of the Polish people’s private retirement funds. All government bonds in these pension-plan portfolios are being forcibly transferred to the government. Since the bonds are no longer held by investors, the government is declaring that the […]

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Detroit bankruptcy decision puts pensions at risk

Detroit bankruptcy decision puts pensions at risk

on December 4, 2013, 6:02 AM / in National News, News

By Ed White of Associated Press A ruling allowing Detroit to cut pensions as a way out of its massive bankruptcy leaves thousands of retirees facing the prospect of smaller checks. DETROIT — A judge has given Detroit the green light to cut pensions as a way out of the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, a decision that puts the case […]

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Sheriff David Woolfork’s statement regarding his re-election campaign

Sheriff David Woolfork’s statement regarding his re-election campaign

on December 3, 2013, 1:10 PM / in Local News, News

Statement by Sheriff David Woolfork In an attempt to possibly appease the County Commission, Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork announced in a news conference this morning that he will not be running re-election in August 2014. Woolfork stated he had no intention of resigning and plans to try to stay in office until a new sheriff is elected next year. […]

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New Study: Not Such a Large Head Start

New Study: Not Such a Large Head Start

on December 3, 2013, 10:00 AM / in National News, News, State News

For decades the federal government has claimed that our youngest children, particularly those brought up poor, would be best served by getting an early jump on the formal educational process. This notion led to the Head Start program, which serves children in the year or two before the normal commencement of kindergarten. Yet for years, studies have proved that the […]

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Republicans’ Ethanol Addition

Republicans’ Ethanol Addition

on December 3, 2013, 9:00 AM / in National News, News

Iowa Republicans Gov. Terry Branstad, Sen. Chuck Grassley, and Rep. Steve King are up in arms over the EPA’s decision to roll back ethanol-to-gas volumes because ethanol producers have reached a blending wall in production. The trio — who are ostensibly against government subsidies except in cases where it helps them — have threatened legal action against the EPA because […]

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At 11th hour, Congress debates plastic gun ban

At 11th hour, Congress debates plastic gun ban

on December 3, 2013, 8:47 AM / in National News, News

By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing toward renewing a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines, just days before the ban expires. But with 3-D printers increasingly able to produce plastic weapons, many Democrats, gun control advocates and law enforcement officials say the restrictions must be tightened. The Republican-led House was expected […]

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10 things you need to know today

on December 3, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News

1. Obama goes on the offensive as Healthcare.gov traffic soars After two months of bad press, the White House is launching a three-week campaign to tout the benefits of President Obama’s health care law. Obama will kick off the effort with a White House event on Tuesday. The sales pitch came after Healthcare.gov attracted more than 750,000 visitors (close to […]

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Living with Confidence

Living with Confidence

on December 3, 2013, 8:23 AM / in Bedtime Stories, News

Sally and I sent a letter to my daughter in law the other day with this story included. While I am not sharing the letter we sent I thought that we would share the story with you, our readers. From the book Love Your Life; Living Happy, Healthy and Whole By Victoria Osteen Pages 39 – 41  One of my favorite […]

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Quote for Today – The LEFT of Center

Quote for Today – The LEFT of Center

on December 3, 2013, 8:16 AM / in Bedtime Stories

“[M]ost Americans, including the LIVs [‘low information voters’], are inundated by information. What they actually pay attention to is the great separator. We live in an age where the public school system promotes the maintenance of self-esteem over genuine achievement, and trains younger generations of Americans to feel, rather than to think. And now that everyone gets a trophy just […]

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