Other News

Tennessee Gun Legislation Report

Tennessee Gun Legislation Report

on July 2, 2013, 7:28 AM / in News, State News

2013 Legislative Session – Overview Those who have watched the legislative process in Tennessee since at least 2008 probably already know that this “Republican” controlled state is not necessarily a “conservative” or “constitutionally sound” controlled state.  Just look at the continued existence of Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker as our state Senators and then their votes to give amnesty to […]

Read more ›
I Present to you: The New “HYBRID” Republican

I Present to you: The New “HYBRID” Republican

on July 2, 2013, 7:19 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Susan Horton The power of Power is stronger than gravity. Washington’s power is no  exception. It seems to entangle even the purest of heart turning its good  intentions into an Institute of Politics. Recently I learned that Silicon Valley  spent millions lobbying for immigration reform. Looking at the 68-32 Senate vote  it just may have been the safest, sure […]

Read more ›
The New Freedom Index

The New Freedom Index

on July 2, 2013, 7:14 AM / in National News, News

A new Freedom Index project has just been posted at TheNewAmerican.com. Freedom Index votes and scores have been compiled from 1999 through the end of 2012 and posted into an online database. Find your Senators and Representative and see their cumulative scores. Then click on each to view the details of their individual votes. A perfect resource for the activist […]

Read more ›
ROSS: Tyranny

ROSS: Tyranny

on July 2, 2013, 7:07 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  Tyranny is defined as many things. Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines it as oppressive power, while dictionary.com says it is arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power. Whatever definition you choose to use, I believe that we do, in fact, live in a nation where our rulers are exercising arbitrary and unrestrained power, and that we are being oppressed. It was […]

Read more ›
The Idea of America

The Idea of America

on July 2, 2013, 7:03 AM / in National News, News

The major U.S. stock indexes bounced back from Friday’s slump, starting the day up 1% on positive manufacturing and construction data. But does a 1% gain in the stock market make the average guy feel wealthier? Judging by this… no. That’s the problem with this “recovery.” “No matter what happens to the U.S. economy in the future” writes one reader, […]

Read more ›

Shock Video Shows Police Forcibly Drawing Blood

on July 2, 2013, 6:37 AM / in National News, News

Man screams “what country is this” as cops strap him down By Paul Joseph Watson Prison Planet.com Shock video out of Georgia shows police strapping down citizens accused of drunk driving before using a needle forcibly draw blood as the victim screams, “what country is this?” Atlanta News, Weather, Traffic, and Sports | FOX 5   The policy of police […]

Read more ›
Supreme Court Removed as a Factor

Supreme Court Removed as a Factor

on July 2, 2013, 6:26 AM / in History, National News, News

In all his Supreme Court appointments Lincoln was cautious to appoint men to the Court who were fully sympathetic with the measures his administration devised to win the war, and who gave no indication that they would oppose the policies, often clearly unconstitutional, which Lincoln considered necessary. “The [Lincoln] administration would await no debacle, no breath-taking defeat at the hands […]

Read more ›
Some Gun News from Across the Country

Some Gun News from Across the Country

on July 2, 2013, 6:17 AM / in National News, News

Obama playing with guns again: For someone who wants to strip 2nd Amendment rights away from Americans, he sure likes his guns. While schools and cities across the nation are cracking down on kids for playing with toy guns, Obama is doing the opposite of what he preaches once again. He had another picture posted a few months ago of […]

Read more ›
Obama’s Final Word: Catholics Must Buy/Provide Coverage for Abortion Drugs

Obama’s Final Word: Catholics Must Buy/Provide Coverage for Abortion Drugs

on July 2, 2013, 5:58 AM / in National News, News

By Terence P.  Jeffrey (CNSNews.com) – The Department of Health and Human Services today released the final text of the final adjustments to the Obamacare regulation that requires virtually all health-care plans to provide cost-free coverage for sterilizations, contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs. Catholics and Evangelical Christians have objected to the regulation, arguing that it violates their First Amendment right to […]

Read more ›
Reported Beheading of Syrian Priest Boosts Fear for Christians’ Safety

Reported Beheading of Syrian Priest Boosts Fear for Christians’ Safety

on July 2, 2013, 5:53 AM / in National News, News

By Patrick Goodenough (CNSNews.com) – Claims that a Catholic priest has been beheaded by  jihadist rebels in Syria are drawing new attention to the plight of  Syrian Christians, caught in the middle of a brutal struggle and said by  campaigners to face an existential threat. Last week the Vatican reported that a Catholic priest, Francois  Murad, had been killed by […]

Read more ›
Trayvon Martin’s Father Cleaning Up Gang-Related Past

Trayvon Martin’s Father Cleaning Up Gang-Related Past

on July 2, 2013, 5:47 AM / in National News, News

by  William Bigelow If the apple supposedly doesn’t fall far from the tree, Trayvon Martin’s father Tracy has been pruning his tree of his past to make sure his son’s image isn’t tarnished by it. Photos have emerged of Tracy Martin after his son’s death in which there is a tattoo on the side of his neck with an undefinable […]

Read more ›
Why the Reagan Democrats Departed

Why the Reagan Democrats Departed

on July 2, 2013, 5:16 AM / in History, National News, News, Opinion

On Nov. 3, 1969, Richard Nixon, his presidency about to be broken by massive antiwar demonstrations, called on “the great silent majority” to stand by him for peace with honor in Vietnam. They did. Within days Nixon’s approval surged to 68 percent. The ferocious Republican partisan of the 1950s had won over millions of Democrats. Why? Because sons and brothers […]

Read more ›
This Day in History July 1st

This Day in History July 1st

on July 1, 2013, 4:30 PM / in History

General events on July 1st In 1643, The Westminster Assembly convenes for the first time in London. Five years later it would publish the Westminster longer and shorter catechisms, which would be rejected by the Anglican church but accepted by the Presbyterians. (London) In 1820, The first toll was collected on the Erie Canal. The Erie Canal connected the Hudson […]

Read more ›
Marriage Means Something

Marriage Means Something

on July 1, 2013, 10:48 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Inspiration “The Left will say that we are on the wrong side of history, but that doesn’t matter if we’re on the right side of truth. And the truth is not that #LoveIsLove, but that the love of a man and woman, for life, is God’s design for marriage and family. Forty years ago, many people thought … that the […]

Read more ›
‘The Extremists Are Coming; The Extremists Are Coming!’

‘The Extremists Are Coming; The Extremists Are Coming!’

on July 1, 2013, 9:44 AM / in National News, News

by  Butler Shaffer A recent discussion on the Fox Business channel, amongst John Stossel, Stuart Varney, and Judge Andrew Napolitano, has raised, once again, the empty charge directed at libertarians: “you are being an extremist!” Such words are always offered in lieu of a substantive analysis of the position advocated. That both Albert Einstein and Jeffery Dahmer could be labeled […]

Read more ›
Crew of 19 elite firefighters killed in Arizona wildfire

Crew of 19 elite firefighters killed in Arizona wildfire

on July 1, 2013, 9:25 AM / in National News, News

This is so sad …… Only one survivor from hotshot unit trained to venture into remote areas, which was overtaken by rapidly moving blaze Flames on a ridge in the Yarnell Hill fire on Sunday. Photograph: Tom Story/AP Nineteen firefighers have died in Arizona after being caught in one of the deadliest wildfires in the US for decades, which destroyed […]

Read more ›
The “Evolving” Energy Policies of President Bystander

The “Evolving” Energy Policies of President Bystander

on July 1, 2013, 9:17 AM / in National News, News

By: Steve Maley After four and a half years, Barack is catching on. Editor’s note: Hell, Mayor Jerry Gist must be smarter… it only took him 3 1/2 years to smell the natural gas, that and the small fact that JEA could profit from it. In a “groundbreaking” speech Tuesday at Georgetown University, Barack Obama rehashed the same anti-Big Oil […]

Read more ›
National fast for immigration overhaul arrives in Seattle

National fast for immigration overhaul arrives in Seattle

on July 1, 2013, 9:06 AM / in National News, News

One can always depend on Lornet TurnBULL to take up the side of the worst in America.  She hasn’t seen an abomination, Sodomite, Racist (the real racists), ILLEGAL, criminal activity, that she can’t get her LEFT WING arms around for the Seattle SLIMES to publish.  This is just one more in the garbage piles of her work. She is trying […]

Read more ›
Saying Grace: Paula Deen, Progressives, and Race

Saying Grace: Paula Deen, Progressives, and Race

on July 1, 2013, 8:53 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Maria Dixon About Maria Dixon, MDiv, PhD An academic, consultant, and theologian that believes that strategic communication is at the heart of every successful endeavor! I am sure that it had to be hard for them. After all, it was clear that they were going to have to explain to their African American professor why going to Brixton was […]

Read more ›

Public Pensions

on July 1, 2013, 8:37 AM / in Announcements

On Wednesday, July 3, at 1:00 p.m. EST for a conference call with John Nothdurft, Heartland’s director of government relations and special guest and former Utah State Senator, Dan Liljenquist. State Senator Liljenquist’s work on reforming entitlements and the welfare state have earned him numerous state and national awards, including “Taxpayer Advocate of the Year” for 2010 and 2011 by […]

Read more ›