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Obamacare Lawsuit

on March 27, 2014, 9:13 AM / in National News, News
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Nashville TEA Party / Hall Income Tax

Nashville TEA Party / Hall Income Tax

on March 27, 2014, 9:10 AM / in Announcements

Unfortunately Tennessee still has one remaining income tax. It is the Hall Income Tax on interest and dividends. We have an historic opportunity this legislative session to eliminate the Hall Tax and truly make Tennessee income Tax FREE. Please take a few seconds to click on the link below to email key Senators who will soon be voting on this issue […]

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The DNC’s ’14/’16 Point Man, Bill Clinton

The DNC’s ’14/’16 Point Man, Bill Clinton

on March 27, 2014, 9:07 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The best evidence that the Democrat Party has devolved into nothing more than a “Big Lie” is that its most admired spokesperson is “The Great Prevaricator,” Bill Clinton. Some polls and politicos suggest Bill is more popular among Democrats than Barack Hussein Obama, though that’s not saying much. Thus, Clinton is now the Democratic National Committee’s point man in states […]

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World Vision reverses decision to hire gays in same-sex marriages

on March 27, 2014, 8:57 AM / in National News, News

Can someone give me a logical and spiritual explanation why any *Christian* organization or church would invite what God has said is an ABOMINATION to Him into the church activities?  It is one ting to counsel and help the sinner change from their sinful life – it is entirely another to welcome their lifestyle into the church to infect not […]

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The downward spiral from Natural Marriage

The downward spiral from Natural Marriage

on March 27, 2014, 8:52 AM / in News, State News

Oct 2013 – Same-sex couples challenging TN laws in federal lawsuit Posted: Oct 21, 2013 9:11 AM CDT Updated: Nov 04, 2013 9:12 AM CST NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – Several same-sex couples have filed a federal lawsuit challenging Tennessee’s laws that deny recognition to legally married same-sex couples. The state does not recognize legally married same-sex couples, so couples married […]

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Connecticut: 2014 Candidates for Congress – Where They Stand

Connecticut: 2014 Candidates for Congress – Where They Stand

on March 27, 2014, 8:22 AM / in National News, News

by RUTH KING / Family Security Matters Filing Deadline (Major Parties): June 10, 2014 Please note that filing is open until June 10, 2014 so other challengers may file before the primary. We will continue to update. Primary: August 12, 2014 Voter Registration: http://www.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?q=489908 Deadline for Registering to Vote: postmarked or received by the 5th day before the primary if submitted […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday, March 27th 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday, March 27th 2014

on March 27, 2014, 8:15 AM / in National News, News

1. Government says Northwestern players have the right to unionize In a move that is rekindling the debate over amateurism in NCAA sports, the National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday declared that Northwestern University football players on full scholarships are in essence school employees, so they have the right to unionize. The NLRB said it would supervise the vote. If […]

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Update from the Ranch!

Update from the Ranch!

on March 27, 2014, 7:36 AM / in Announcements

Last night the bossman came by at just before dark to tell me that one of the cows is down by the creek and is *leaking*  – going to calve.  While he was down there checking on her he spotted the two Egyptian Geese laying down near the hay ring by the cows.  I guess we have Miss Ebony who […]

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IN GOD WE TRUST—-HE IS IN CONTROL!

on March 27, 2014, 7:32 AM / in Opinion

Thanks to Jackie and Brian for sending this one in….. “The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those ” ___George Orwell “Earthly governments DO NOT have jurisdiction over God Given Rights.” ___Anonymous “If blacks had been able to have guns, they never would have been Slaves” Larry Ward on CNN Written by a USMC […]

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Retool Your School Vote

Retool Your School Vote

on March 27, 2014, 7:11 AM / in Announcements

A note from Richard Hulon Donnell who is the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Lane College here in Jackson, Tennessee: Good afternoon: Lane College is involved in a competition with other historically black colleges and universities to win a $50,000 grant from The Home Depot. A part of the criteria that is used to determine the winner will be […]

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Jackson City Council agenda review meeting today

Jackson City Council agenda review meeting today

on March 27, 2014, 6:56 AM / in Local News, News

The Jackson City Council Agenda Review Meeting will be held at 5 p.m. today in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, at 101 E. Main St. The latest revised agenda for the meeting is below: JACKSON CITY COUNCIL MEETING APRIL 1, 2014 – 9:00 A.M. GEORGE A. SMITH MEETING ROOM I.        CALL TO ORDER. II.       INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF […]

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Local officials question validity of crime rankings; Calif. real estate company lists Jackson as third most dangerous small city in US

Local officials question validity of crime rankings; Calif. real estate company lists Jackson as third most dangerous small city in US

on March 27, 2014, 6:43 AM / in Local News, News

The Jackson Sun reported that the city of Jackson was ranked by Motovo Real Estate as the third most dangerous city in the United States. Motovo is  a real estate brokerage firm, licensed in over thirty states. Motovo has local representation in Madison and Chester County in Tennessee and is licensed in the state. The 10 Most Dangerous Small Cities In America […]

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Business owners lose money when government-owned Internet goes dark

Business owners lose money when government-owned Internet goes dark

on March 27, 2014, 6:13 AM / in Local News, News, State News

By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — Some Clarksville business owners lost a lot of money Sunday when their government-owned Internet went down, and they took their outrage to Facebook. Things got so heated that Clarksville Department of Electricity Lightband officials warned their own Internet customers to stop posting abusive language on its official Facebook page. The business owners, […]

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Notes on Common Core

Notes on Common Core

on March 26, 2014, 7:59 AM / in Local News, News, State News

By Kathy Bryson In July 2009, work groups and feedback groups composed of representatives from higher education, K–12 education, and the research community began work on standards in mathematics and ELA. Also at this time, a draft of the College and Career Ready Standards were released. On March 10, 2010, the first public draft of Common Core State Standards was […]

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Fayette County, Tennessee resolution on Common Core

Fayette County, Tennessee resolution on Common Core

on March 26, 2014, 7:57 AM / in Local News, News, State News

By Kathy Bryson The Fayette County Commission passed unanimously the attached resolution requesting the Tennessee legislature to pass the bills to repeal Common Core. Fayette County joins Madison and Bradley Counties to voice their collective voices to our state representatives in rejecting Common Core and requesting their support to repeal it. While the repeal bill has died in committee there […]

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Girl shaves head to support friend with cancer, gets barred from school

on March 26, 2014, 7:49 AM / in National News, News

Joe for America A 9-year-old girl was kept out of class Monday, because of her support for a friend who is fighting cancer. Kamryn decided to have a big makeover — shaving off all of her hair in solidarity with a friend who was starting chemotherapy to treat cancer. “I was really excited I would have somebody to support me […]

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Fourth-graders get PETA propaganda disguised as Common Core

Fourth-graders get PETA propaganda disguised as Common Core

on March 26, 2014, 7:42 AM / in National News, News

By Kyle Olson / EAG news.com SHRUB OAK, N.Y. – The mandated increase in “informational texts” called for in the Common Core national standards has opened up a word of possibilities for classroom activists who wish to present politically radical ideas to their students. Fourth graders in New York’s Lakeland Central School District – and their parents – found that […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday, March 26th, 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday, March 26th, 2014

on March 26, 2014, 7:38 AM / in National News, News

1. Likely death toll from mudslide rises to 24 Search crews recovered two more bodies Tuesday under the Washington state mudslide and believed they had located another eight, pushing the likely death toll to 24. Authorities expect it to rise further. As crews continued looking for signs of life on Wednesday, four days after the disaster, as many as 176 […]

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Michigan’s Freeze on Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Indefinite

Michigan’s Freeze on Same-Sex Marriage Becomes Indefinite

on March 26, 2014, 7:31 AM / in National News, News

By Sara Morrison / WIRE The temporary stay issued after a federal judge struck down Michigan’s law banning same-sex marriage has been extended until the state completes the appeals process. That process could take some time. While Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette told the Grand Rapids Press that he hoped the case would be resolved “as quickly as possible,” he […]

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Analysis: If Justice Kennedy writes the Hobby Lobby decision…

Analysis: If Justice Kennedy writes the Hobby Lobby decision…

on March 26, 2014, 7:28 AM / in Opinion

Lyle Denniston looks at how Justice Anthony Kennedy could settle the Hobby Lobby case, based on some clues from Tuesday’s Supreme Court arguments. Later this week, the Supreme Court will meet in private to cast its first votes on how they are to decide the religious rights controversy over the new federal health care law’s birth-control mandate.  One can imagine, […]

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