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Official State Pet…. Wait a Minute

Official State Pet…. Wait a Minute

on March 28, 2014, 8:37 AM / in News, State News

I brought up this bill a few weeks ago. It’s ready to go to the House floor for a vote unless something happens to derail it. It’s already passed the Senate. If you live in the Knoxville area, I suggest you focus your attention on calling Rep. Dunn’s office and telling him you oppose the bill. He’s the sponsor and […]

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BSL Popularity on Decline Nationwide

BSL Popularity on Decline Nationwide

on March 28, 2014, 8:18 AM / in National News, News

Original Post Dog owners in South Dakota are celebrating  enactment of Senate Bill 75, which prohibits local governments from enacting,  maintaining, or enforcing regulations on certain dog breeds. The bill was  signed into law by Governor Daugaard on March 14, making South Dakota the 17th  state to prohibit or restrict breed-specific laws. Additionally, Utah House Bill 97 has been passed […]

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Common Core and UN Agenda 21: Mass Producing Green Global Serfs

Common Core and UN Agenda 21: Mass Producing Green Global Serfs

on March 28, 2014, 8:14 AM / in National News, News

As the Obama administration, Bill Gates, the United Nations, and other forces seek to finalize the decades-old effort to nationalize — and even globalize — education by bribing and bludgeoning state governments to impose Common Core, one of the key agendas behind the deeply controversial standards has been largely overlooked. In essence, official UN documents and statements by top administration […]

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Bits and Pieces around Washington

Bits and Pieces around Washington

on March 28, 2014, 8:11 AM / in National News, News

House and Senate pass Ukraine aid bills: The House and Senate passed Ukraine aid bills Thursday, with the Senate voting unanimously and the House voting 399-19. Because the bills are different, they will need to be reconciled before being sent to the president for his signature. The House is expected to approve the Senate’s version, which would provide $1 billion […]

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Whoops, I didn’t get that invitation…..

Whoops, I didn’t get that invitation…..

on March 28, 2014, 8:02 AM / in National News, News

A partisan dispute on the House Armed Services Committee spilled into the public eye on Thursday after ranking member Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) criticized Republicans for excluding Democrats from a Ukraine briefing. Smith said it was “deeply troubling” that Republicans held a briefing with Gen. Philip Breedlove, the top U.S. commander in Europe and NATO Supreme Allied Commander in Europe. […]

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BREAKING: Key provisions of Texas pro-life law upheld by appeals court

BREAKING: Key provisions of Texas pro-life law upheld by appeals court

on March 28, 2014, 7:57 AM / in National News, News

by Ben Johnson / LifeSiteNews.com NEW ORLEANS, LA, March 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two key provisions of Texas’ hotly debated pro-life law have been upheld by an all-female panel of judges from a U.S. Appeals Court today in a ruling that invoked the notorious case of abortionist Kermit Gosnell. The panel of judges from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled […]

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JHS Alumni Reunion Committee Meeting

JHS Alumni Reunion Committee Meeting

on March 28, 2014, 7:55 AM / in Announcements

Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the next JHS Alumni Reunion Committee Meeting on Tuesday, April 8 at 5:30 PM in the Club House at Woodridge Town Homes. This year’s reunion will be JHS Educator Appreciation Day.   All JHS educators present will be recognized, and all JHS graduates who came back and taught at JHS will be recognized […]

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Spy Wars: CIA Vs. Congress

on March 28, 2014, 7:53 AM / in National News, News

By Jesse Ventura Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) accuses the CIA of spying on Congress in regards to the Senate’s investigation on torture. But where was her outrage when we discovered that the NSA was spying on you, the American people? Why is it okay to spy on U.S. citizens but not government officials?  (13:43)

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Will New Jersey Governor Sign a Gun Control Bill?

Will New Jersey Governor Sign a Gun Control Bill?

on March 28, 2014, 7:50 AM / in National News, News

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie might soon face a monumental decision over a gun control bill that could land on his desk — and this comes as he ponders whether to throw his hat into the ring for a presidential run. A bill to limit magazine capacity from 15 rounds to 10 rounds — and to instantly turn hundreds of […]

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GOP gripes about ‘bull—-‘ vote

GOP gripes about ‘bull—-‘ vote

on March 28, 2014, 7:45 AM / in National News, News

By Russell Berman / The Hill Angry House conservatives denounced the Republican leadership for abruptly ramming through a fix to Medicare doctor payments on Thursday without a full roll call vote. “Outrageous,” Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) told The Hill after complaining about the maneuver to a colleague. “I think it’s outrageous.” House Republican leaders had planned to bring up the “doc fix” […]

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Aborted babies incinerated to heat UK hospitals

Aborted babies incinerated to heat UK hospitals

on March 28, 2014, 7:37 AM / in National News, News

By Sarah Knapton, Science Correspondent /  The Telegraph The bodies of thousands of aborted and miscarried babies were incinerated as  clinical waste, with some even used to heat hospitals, an investigation has   found. Ten NHS trusts have admitted burning foetal remains alongside other rubbish   while two others used the bodies in ‘waste-to-energy’ plants which generate   power for heat. Last night the […]

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Tennessee Ranks 5th Nationally in the Number of Out-of-State Abortions

Tennessee Ranks 5th Nationally in the Number of Out-of-State Abortions

on March 28, 2014, 7:33 AM / in Announcements, News, State News

Because of a radical 4 to 1 ruling by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2000, Tennessee now boasts a broader right to abortion than that recognized by Roe v. Wade or the U.S. Constitution. Basic commonsense protections passed by the Tennessee General Assembly to protect the health and safety of women and girls considering abortion were struck down as violating […]

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Gun-Banning CA Senator Busted For Weapons Trafficking

Gun-Banning CA Senator Busted For Weapons Trafficking

on March 28, 2014, 7:30 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

You heard about this all day yesterday….. now let’s see it in print Notes from by Tyler Durden Filed under ‘most ironic story of the day’, California Senator Leland Yee, who authored gun control legislation, has been busted by the FBI for conspiracy to deal firearms without a license and to illegally import firearms. As AP reports, Yee is also […]

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Institutionalized Tyranny

Institutionalized Tyranny

on March 28, 2014, 7:25 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. What happens when an institution becomes more important than the cause for which the institution was formed? How long should people who believe in the cause remain loyal to such an institution? And at what point does loyalty to such an institution comprise an abandonment of the cause itself? I’m afraid the majority of Americans […]

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Behind the Russian Rage

Behind the Russian Rage

on March 28, 2014, 7:21 AM / in Opinion

As the old saying goes, you cannot truly understand a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes. Perhaps Americans, a fortunate tribe, should try to see the world from the vantage point of the Russian people and Vladimir Putin, and, as the poet Robert Burns said, “see ourselves as others see us.” At 35, Putin was a […]

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Tennessee heads into Sweet 16 game

Tennessee heads into Sweet 16 game

on March 28, 2014, 7:19 AM / in Basketball, News

Tennessee vs. Michigan in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16 Where: Indianapolis When: Tonight at 7:15 Eastern Standard Time For just the seventh time in more than 100 years of basketball, the Volunteers will play in the NCAA tournament’s round of 16 tonight against Michigan, the regular season champions of the Big Ten Conference. Tennessee is having its best season […]

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A few things to know in Tennessee / Thanks to the Chattanooga Free Press….

on March 28, 2014, 7:06 AM / in News, State News

From Harrison Keely… Harrison Keely is a web producer for the Times Free Press. He manages social media for the paper and anchors the daily Times Free Press newscast. He joined the Chattanooga Times Free Press as a reporter in 2010. Harrison previously served as managing editor of the Smoky Mountain Sentinel in western North Carolina and as a business […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday March 28th, 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday March 28th, 2014

on March 28, 2014, 7:03 AM / in National News, News

1. The White House says six million have signed up for ObamaCare insurance The number of Americans who have enrolled in health plans under ObamaCare has risen to more than six million, President Obama announced on Thursday. That meets the most recent projection by the Congressional Budget Office, although the CBO projected last year that seven million would sign up. […]

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Sen. Alexander urges excise tax repeal, says 2.3% tax could hurt medical device makers

Sen. Alexander urges excise tax repeal, says 2.3% tax could hurt medical device makers

on March 28, 2014, 6:53 AM / in News, State News

Celebrate when they do something right….. gripe when they don’t Constitutional voting record Tennessee representatives: Sen. Bob Corker – 66% Sen. Lamar Alexander – 54% Dist.1: David Roe – 74% Dist.2: John Duncan – 81% Dist.3: Charles Fleischmann – 69% Dist.4: Scott DesJarlais – 78% Dist.5: Jim Cooper – 23% Dist.6: Diane Black – 66% Dist.7: Marsha Blackburn – 63% […]

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Audit: Supervisor ran for-profit business out of county-owned building

Audit: Supervisor ran for-profit business out of county-owned building

on March 28, 2014, 6:18 AM / in News, State News

By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — A Montgomery County official operated a for-profit business out of a county-owned building for nearly three months without paying $3,300 in rent, says a new audit report from state Comptroller Justin Wilson. The audit doesn’t list the employee by name, identifying him as an ambulance service department supervisor. That supervisor has since […]

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