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Gun Control Bill Gets Pulled!

Gun Control Bill Gets Pulled!

on April 21, 2013, 7:05 AM / in National News

You can breathe a sigh of relief … for now “The Gun Owners of America chimed in, attacking Republican senators who showed any interest in compromise, arguing that a national gun registry would arise from the bill.” -The New York Times, April 17, 2013 You guys were amazing! Your efforts have accomplished what, four months ago, many in Washington thought […]

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Gun Free Zone

Gun Free Zone

on April 21, 2013, 7:03 AM / in Opinion
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HSUS “Undercover” Investigations — Not So Good for Animals or People

on April 21, 2013, 6:54 AM / in State News

HSUS has been doing a lot of raving about how HB 1191/SB 1248 would keep them from conducting undercover investigations in Tennessee. (It wouldn’t.) You might think that HSUS has been conducting some incredible journalism and we should all be grateful to them, right? Well, not if you’re a downer cow. In a 2008 case in California, the HSUS inserted […]

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Two arrested on unrelated dog attack incidents

on April 21, 2013, 6:50 AM / in State News

KNOXVILLE — Two Knoxville men were arrested late this week after their dogs attacked two people in unrelated incidents, officials said. Dustin Bradley Turner, 32, of Powell, was arrested Thursday, accused of having a dog at large that caused serious bodily injury. He was being held at the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Detention Facility for allegedly paying a previous bond […]

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I’ve Been Used

I’ve Been Used

on April 21, 2013, 4:15 AM / in Religion

OK, just to let you know, this is a praise, not a complaint…I’m going to do a little bragging, but certainly not about me, because that’s not who this is about. I was used by the Holy Spirit to lead someone to Jesus Christ earlier this evening. This is something I have done with shameful infrequency, but the few times […]

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Woman Who Was Convicted of Theft of Property and Criminal Inpersonation Now Into Dogs

Woman Who Was Convicted of Theft of Property and Criminal Inpersonation Now Into Dogs

on April 20, 2013, 3:57 PM / in News

In June of last year the Clarksville Police interview and arrested Stephanie Robinson with Theft of Property and Criminal Impersonation after on June 12th, 2012, she told an 81 year old man, who was driving in the Marina park area, that she was a representative of the Clarksville Police Department and citing him for a motor vehicle violation. She said the violation […]

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Remember When the Internet Was a Tax-Free Paradise?

Remember When the Internet Was a Tax-Free Paradise?

on April 20, 2013, 10:11 AM / in National News, State News

by Glenn Jacobs Despite the dreadful consequences that taxing the Internet will cause, something that I covered in a previous piece on this website, Congress seems dead set on bringing sales taxes to the Internet. Unfortunately, this effort gained a powerful and respected ally this past week. In his recent  Wall Street Journal op-ed, Tax Internet Sales, Stimulate Growth, Art Laffer argues in favor of allowing […]

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From the Left Side of the Equation

on April 20, 2013, 9:51 AM / in National News

This weekend we are going to put all our energy into a push to speak out against the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline. The State Department is accepting public comments through this coming Monday, April 22nd. And we have created a special action page to send your comments on this direct to them, and to President Obama as well. Stop Keystone […]

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Tennessee Senators are the Key Vote to Taxing the Internet

Tennessee Senators are the Key Vote to Taxing the Internet

on April 20, 2013, 9:42 AM / in State News

Inside sources report your senators, Sen. Lamar Alexander and Sen. Bob Corker, may be the deciding votes on taxing the Internet. And the vote is likely to take place next week.   In a payoff to massive retailers such as Wal-Mart, as well as state and local governments hungry to spend even more of your tax dollars, Senator Harry Reid […]

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Missouri reveals ATF wanted gun owner data

Missouri reveals ATF wanted gun owner data

on April 20, 2013, 9:15 AM / in National News

By: Anthony Martin In late February it was first reported that the state of Missouri had turned over to the federal government the complete list of all licensed concealed carry permit holders in the state. Many states, including Missouri, require gun owners to get training and pass a field test in order to carry concealed guns. The states are not […]

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Mormon church to review new Boy Scouts proposal

Mormon church to review new Boy Scouts proposal

on April 20, 2013, 9:06 AM / in National News

By BRADY McCOMBS ­ Associated Press Original Post SALT LAKE CITY ­ Mormon church leaders plan to carefully review the Boy Scouts of America’s new proposal on the organization’s longstanding ban on gays before it takes a position. The Scouts on Friday announced a proposal to lift the gay ban for youth members but continue to exclude gays as adult […]

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Boy Scouts proposing to lift gay ban for youth

Boy Scouts proposing to lift gay ban for youth

on April 20, 2013, 9:00 AM / in National News

Do not forget this point:  Gal . 5:9   A little leaven leavens the whole lump. Vincent’s Word Studies A little leaven ( ) A proverbial warning, which appears also 1 Corinthians 5:6. It refers, not to the doctrine of the false teachers, but to the false teachers themselves. Comp. Mark 8:15. With the single exception of the parable, Matthew 13:33, […]

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PAUL: An ill-advised Internet tax mandate

PAUL: An ill-advised Internet tax mandate

on April 20, 2013, 8:39 AM / in National News

Taking more money from Americans is no way to do business By Sen. Rand Paul The Republican Party is supposed to  oppose tax increases and burdensome, unnecessary government regulations. But sometimes, they lose their way. The most recent example is support by some Republicans for the misnamed  Marketplace Fairness Act, which should really be called the Internet Tax  Mandate. This […]

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Once More Free Enterprise Dies at the Hand of the State

Once More Free Enterprise Dies at the Hand of the State

on April 20, 2013, 8:32 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion

In a recent article via The Jackson Sun, the County Commission decided that the integration of two county bodies was more appropriate than any biding process or even the better course of letting their own employees chose the manner that they select due to proximity, equipment, or a manner of other personal reasons when it comes to health issues. Instead […]

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GOP seeks $4B for ObamaCare program

GOP seeks $4B for ObamaCare program

on April 19, 2013, 10:18 AM / in National News, News

Yes – it’s true. While much of Congress’ focus is on guns and immigration, Republican leaders are trying to sneak a bill through the House of Representatives that would extend and expand an ObamaCare program that even President Obama thinks is too expensive. The program, known as the “Pre-Existing Conditions Insurance Plan” (PCIP) was an ObamaCare program designed to act as […]

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Minutes of the Jackson-Madison County Library

Minutes of the Jackson-Madison County Library

on April 19, 2013, 10:03 AM / in Local News, News

Board of Trustees, Regular Monthly Meeting Library Board Room March 20, 2013 Present: Brandon   McWherter  Chairman  Arlene Griffin JMCL North Manager Terica   Smith Vice-Chair  Dinah Harris JMCL Director Jerry Bastin Treasurer Carla Jacobs Director Hatchie River Regional Mike Stone Board Member Ron Pennell City of Jackson Liaison Charles Baldwin Board Member Katie Brantley Madison County Liaison Glenn Vaulx […]

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A Reprint – The Cost of Illegals

on April 19, 2013, 8:08 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

A Reprint of an article from 3years ago…. a reminder of loss. The following focuses on Texas and the ILLEGALS in Texas colleges – roughly 1% of the students. Multiply this by 50 ( or 57 if you are an Obamanite) and get an idea of the COST of ILLEGALS just in the State Colleges. Now add to that the […]

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Today Is Tax Freedom Day, Except …

Today Is Tax Freedom Day, Except …

on April 19, 2013, 7:44 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Written by  Bob Adelmann According to the Tax Foundation, “Tax Freedom Day” — the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay all of its taxes for the year — arrived this year on Thursday, April 18, five days later than last year. The math is simple: The foundation adds up all the taxes Americans pay […]

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Will the GOP Embrace Amnesty?

Will the GOP Embrace Amnesty?

on April 19, 2013, 7:40 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

During President Eisenhower’s first term, 60 years ago, the United States faced an invasion across its southern border. Illegal aliens had been coming since World War II. But, suddenly, the number was over 1 million. Crime was rising in Texas. The illegals were taking the jobs of U.S. farm workers. Under Gen. Joseph May Swing, the Immigration and Naturalization Service […]

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The Man Who Fired The Shot Heard ’Round The World

The Man Who Fired The Shot Heard ’Round The World

on April 19, 2013, 7:33 AM / in National News, Opinion

This column is archived here. In II Samuel 19 there is the story about an often-overlooked man by the name of Barzillai. He was a Gileadite who helped save King David’s life. The Scripture says of him: “He was a very great man.” Today, I’m going to tell you about a very great man. In fact, I’m going to talk […]

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