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10 things you need to know today about yesterday

10 things you need to know today about yesterday

on March 4, 2014, 7:15 AM / in National News, News

1. Senators consider sanctions against Russia’s Ukraine intervention The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday began considering whether to impose sanctions against Russia for sending thousands of soldiers into Ukraine’s Crimea region following the ouster of the country’s president, Viktor Yanukovych. Chairman Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) said the intervention was “a clear violation of international law.” Russia’s United Nations ambassador said […]

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David Woolfork Hearing Rescheduled

David Woolfork Hearing Rescheduled

on March 4, 2014, 5:40 AM / in Local News, News

The hearing that was scheduled for Monday in the criminal case against former sheriff David Woolfork has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday. Woolfork is charged with attempted aggravated sexual battery and domestic assault against Deputy Sharon Sangster stemming from an incident at her home in October. At the hearing, Woolfork will have the opportunity to change his plea or enter a […]

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Jackson City Council Meeting Postponed

on March 4, 2014, 5:32 AM / in Local News, News

The Jackson City Council Meeting, regularly scheduled for the first Tuesday of the month, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 5, at 9 a.m. at City Hall. The Financial Management Committee meeting has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 5th at City Hall. The city of Jackson Beer Board Meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 5, at 8 a.m. prior […]

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10 things you need to know today from yesterday….

10 things you need to know today from yesterday….

on March 3, 2014, 9:52 AM / in National News, News

1. Russia seizes Crimea region in Ukraine Russian troops took over Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula on Sunday without firing a shot. The interim Ukrainian government mobilized its armed forces and called up reservists. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said the Ukrainian opposition’s ouster of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was a “seizure of power” that would end in “new blood.” U.S. Secretary […]

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Gaddy: It Is All Relatively Simple

Gaddy: It Is All Relatively Simple

on March 3, 2014, 9:47 AM / in Opinion

By Michael Gaddy “All lawful authority, legislative and executive, originates from the people.” ~ James Burgh “Life, liberty and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.” ~ Frederic Bastiat It is no small wonder […]

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Uncle Jay Explains: Mar. 3, 2014

on March 3, 2014, 9:42 AM / in National News, News

Did the Oscars you wanted to win win?  Yeah, welcome to reality.  Uncle Jay explains how Hollywood is sort of the best way to think of the news.  If only world problems could be solved in two hours.

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Tennessee Legislative Update March 3rd Tennessee Eagle Forum and Others

Tennessee Legislative Update March 3rd Tennessee Eagle Forum and Others

on March 3, 2014, 9:38 AM / in News, State News

BAD NEWS Tennessee State Representative Jimmy Eldridge agreed to support Communist based program of state owned telecommunications by sponsoring HB 2482 which states: Municipal Government – As introduced, authorizes municipal electric systems and other governmental utility authorities that provide broadband services, such as cable and Internet service, to provide such services to economic development, education, and health care projects within a […]

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Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner announced Retirement

Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner announced Retirement

on March 3, 2014, 7:37 AM / in News, State News

SURPRISING ANNOUNCEMENT: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Turner announced today that he will not seek reelection to the House District 51 seat. “This is a hard place to quit but I will not be running this time around,” Turner said in a brief House floor speech.Turner, 59, who is has held the seat 14 years. A Nashville firefighter by profession, […]

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For the Tennessee Prayer List

For the Tennessee Prayer List

on March 3, 2014, 7:33 AM / in News, State News

Lots of payer needs this week. Rep. Susan Lynn’s very sick two year old grandson  was rushed to Vanderbilt.  He was diagnosed with Juvenile Diabetes.  This will be a real life change for the family. Rep. Kevin Cleveland) has been in the hospital for tests.  He is home now recuperating. Rep. Harold Love has been out with his mother this […]

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I Have Already Made My Choice

I Have Already Made My Choice

on March 3, 2014, 7:27 AM / in Opinion

Seeing as how I live in California, a state whose legislators have, for the most part, taken a strict anti-gun rights stance, I have always kept my radar focused on anything regarding the infringement of our Constitutionally protected right to keep and bear arms. Therefore it should come as no surprise to anyone that the events currently unfolding in the […]

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TEA PARTIERS, IT IS LATER THAN YOU THINK…LEARN TO I.D.

on March 3, 2014, 7:24 AM / in National News, News

Funneling campaign money, found guilty, lying, vote buying & selling, involvement in the destruction of the U.S. Constitution, cover-ups, doing business with foreign government while ignoring Article 1, Section 10 of the Constitution, accompanied by no discussion/debate within the General Assembly & certainly not the people of Arkansas whose property in all forms are being transported to Mexico, & this […]

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Democrats Wooing White Male Voters as Midterms Near

Democrats Wooing White Male Voters as Midterms Near

on March 3, 2014, 7:22 AM / in National News, News

By Sandy Fitzgerald / Newsmax.com   The Democratic Party is working hard to woo back white male voters to help defend their seats as the midterm elections near, when fewer female and minority voters that carry Democratic races traditionally turn out to vote. White men, particularly in the working class, overwhelmingly started voting Republican during the Reagan era because they […]

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Frustrated States Fight Federal Overreach

on March 3, 2014, 7:19 AM / in National News, News

By Cheryl K. Chumley / Newsmax.com States frustrated by federal overreach have been taking action to nullify laws coming from Washington, D.C. — but the efforts may prove futile given long-standing court precedents dictating that states can’t overturn federal law. The federal actions under fire range from Obamacare and gun control laws to a controversial detention measure contained in a […]

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Legislation Updates and Hearing Alerts March, 2014

on March 3, 2014, 7:16 AM / in National News, News, State News

A SAOVA message to sportsmen, pet owners and farmers concerned about protecting their traditions, avocations and livelihoods from anti-hunting, anti-breeding, animal guardianship advocates. Forwarding and cross posting, with attribution, encouraged. Legislation Updates and Hearing Alerts March 2, 2014 SAOVA Friends, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed into law a bill to protect animal production facilities from outside interference and undercover videotaping. […]

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TN COMMERCIAL BREEDER ACT PAGE

TN COMMERCIAL BREEDER ACT PAGE

on March 3, 2014, 7:14 AM / in News, State News

SAOVA has set up a page for the Tennessee Commercial Breeder Act extension bill. It describes the bill, links to the fiscal note, and gives names and contact information to the Senate Ag committee. It’s great to have all of this information in one easy place.   COMMERCIAL BREEDER ACT Under present law, the Commercial Breeder Act requires licensure for […]

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News from Devvy March 3rd, 2014

News from Devvy March 3rd, 2014

on March 3, 2014, 7:09 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Original Post Someone sent me an email with this subject: Time for the United States of America to repel Russia from Crimea! My reply: Hell no. Patrick Buchanan hits it right on the head in his column about their infighting: Ukraine’s Crisis, Not Ours – I hope everyone takes the time to read it. The hysteria over Ukraine is taking […]

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A Terrorist Detainee / Human Rights Activists

A Terrorist Detainee / Human Rights Activists

on March 3, 2014, 7:03 AM / in National News, News

By Jim Kouri / Original Post A terrorist detainee released from the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detention center who claims to now be a human rights activist was arraigned in a London criminal courtroom on Saturday on charges that he has been promoting jihad in Syria, according to officials at Scotland Yard. Moazzam Begg, who has lived in Britain since his […]

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TPP Negotiations Stalled by Significant Gaps

TPP Negotiations Stalled by Significant Gaps

on March 3, 2014, 7:00 AM / in National News, News

At a press conference held last week at the end of the most recent round of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), trade reps from the 12 member countries report that despite their best efforts to rush to reach an agreement, “significant gaps” in the details remain. Not only are the negotiators finding it hard to mesh the trade standards […]

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Obama to campaign for minimum wage hike despite opposition

Obama to campaign for minimum wage hike despite opposition

on March 3, 2014, 6:55 AM / in National News, News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will take his campaign to increase the minimum wage on the road in the coming week in an effort to build pressure on Republicans who oppose the raise. Obama will appear on Wednesday in New Bristol, Connecticut alongside four New England governors to make the case, the White House said. The president wants to […]

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Court tackles intellectual disability and the death penalty on this week

Court tackles intellectual disability and the death penalty on this week

on March 3, 2014, 6:52 AM / in National News, News

By NCC Staff The Supreme Court will hear one of the most high-profile cases of its current term this week as weather permits, as the Justices determine how states define if a person is mentally disabled to the point of becoming ineligible for the death penalty. The Hall case arose from the 1978 murder of Karol Hurst, who was 21 […]

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