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Lawmakers call for mental health screening for military recruits

Lawmakers call for mental health screening for military recruits

on April 11, 2014, 7:29 AM / in National News, News

Note and a word of caution: None of the lawmakers in this report has served  a single minute in the military. A group of lawmakers has introduced a bill calling for mental health screening for recruits before they can join the military, which it says could help prevent future shootings on military bases. “While the military performs comprehensive physical and medical evaluations, no […]

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More money won’t save the A-10

More money won’t save the A-10

on April 11, 2014, 7:22 AM / in National News, News

Sad, I really liked this plane………. According to the Hill even modest increases to the Air Force budget wouldn’t save the A-10 Thunderbolt II from retirement, Air Force officials said Thursday. Air Force chief of staff Gen. Mark Welsh told the Senate Armed Services Committee that even if the Air Force had an extra $4 billion — which is how much […]

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The DOJ’s Report on the Boston Marathon

The DOJ’s Report on the Boston Marathon

on April 11, 2014, 7:19 AM / in National News, News

A report from the Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General found that the U.S.’s various anti-terrorism agencies generally acted properly in handling and sharing information with one another regarding Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev after Russia warned the U.S. about him, but also failed to better vet him prior to the bombing. The main shortcoming of the investigation, the report […]

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Bits and Pieces from around the Country

Bits and Pieces from around the Country

on April 11, 2014, 7:16 AM / in National News, News

Health Care Kathleen on the Hot Seat Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on Thursday told lawmakers that enrollments in ObamaCare’s exchanges have reached 7.5 million. This figure includes the 7.1 million people who signed up as of March 31 and an additional 400,000 who have taken advantage of a special enrollment period that will end April 15. […]

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9 Crazy Ways the Left Tried to Make Obamacare Cool

9 Crazy Ways the Left Tried to Make Obamacare Cool

on April 11, 2014, 6:39 AM / in National News, News

Did you sign up for Obamacare? If not, it wasn’t because it was uncool, right? The administration and its partner advocacy groups focused their marketing efforts heavily on young people – though because the law allows kids to stay on their parents’ insurance plans until age 26, it shifts the definition of “young people” to 26-year-olds. Keep that in mind […]

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Kathleen Sebelius Has Resigned as Head of HHS

Kathleen Sebelius Has Resigned as Head of HHS

on April 11, 2014, 6:35 AM / in National News, News

Liberals have their patsy now. Check it out: Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as Secretary of Health and Human Services, bringing to an end six contentious months during which the President’s biggest policy achievement, the Affordable Care Act, became a political albatross for Democrats. The New York Times reports that President Obama accepted Sebelius’s resignation earlier this week. He intends to […]

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The Bundy Ranch Blogspot

on April 11, 2014, 6:30 AM / in National News, News

http://bundyranch.blogspot.com/ Cliven Bundy Hannity. Bundy Ranch Standoff Against The U.S. Government Just to clarify people have been asking why we are going off roads and causing trouble.  As of now we have not been going off any marked roads (even though we have the rights because they are state roads).  We know a few people have been concerned about the […]

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House panel votes to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress

House panel votes to hold former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress

on April 11, 2014, 6:19 AM / in National News, News

By Susan Ferrechio The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted Thursday to hold former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for refusing to talk to lawmakers about her role in the agency’s pattern of targeting conservative groups. The vote was 21-12, with all Republicans present voting in favor of contempt and all Democrats rejecting the […]

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With Kathleen Sebelius’ exit, Obama aims for Obamacare reset that won’t come easy

With Kathleen Sebelius’ exit, Obama aims for Obamacare reset that won’t come easy

on April 11, 2014, 6:16 AM / in National News, News

By Susan Crabtree President Obama accepted Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius‘ resignation earlier this week and will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, director of the Office of Management and Budget, to replace her Friday morning in an attempt to turn the page on the tumultuous beginning of the president’s signature health care law. The news came Thursday evening nearly […]

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A Little Past Due Love for Cousin Glen

A Little Past Due Love for Cousin Glen

on April 11, 2014, 6:11 AM / in Opinion

As a 9 or 10 year old, my knowledge of the situation was limited. Therefore, I can not pass judgment on the adults. I do not know what was done or not done to rescue my cousin Glen, a little boy who was severely abused by his mom, my late aunt Bummie (a nickname). My dad threatened to report Aunt […]

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Obama Administration: Center Of Gravity in a Corrupt Political-Media Culture

Obama Administration: Center Of Gravity in a Corrupt Political-Media Culture

on April 11, 2014, 5:59 AM / in Opinion

by LAWRENCE  SELLIN, PHD / Family Security Matters Bierce, a 19th century political satirist, once described Washington D.C. as: “a strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles and the conduct of public affairs for private advantage.” Today few American institutions remain untouched by political malfeasance. The United States is heading for a financial meltdown. Projected government spending rates over […]

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The News and Other Items According to Devvy Kidd April 11, 2014

The News and Other Items According to Devvy Kidd April 11, 2014

on April 11, 2014, 5:56 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Coalition of Western State Legislators, Sheriffs, and Veterans Stand Vigil in Support of Embattled Nevada Rancher, Cliven Bundy ‘To Prevent Another Ruby Ridge or Waco” “A Delegation of state legislators, lead by Washington State Representative Matt Shea, along with a  delegation of current serving Sheriffs, lead by Sheriff Richard Mack of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, and military […]

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Madison County Republican Party April Meeting

Madison County Republican Party April Meeting

on April 11, 2014, 5:45 AM / in Announcements

MCRP April Meeting Monday, April 14th 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Coyote Blues 4 Stonebridge Boulevard Jackson, TN GUEST SPEAKERS Republican Candidates for 26th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge, Division III KYLE ATKINS & EDWARD MARTINDALE Guests are welcome, please feel free to invite family, friends and coworkers. As always, lunch is Dutch treat. If you plan on ordering lunch, […]

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Standoff In Nevada: Another Federal Siege Against The Innocent

Standoff In Nevada: Another Federal Siege Against The Innocent

on April 11, 2014, 5:45 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. With the memory of Ruby Ridge, Idaho, and Waco, Texas, still very vivid in the collective memory of the American people comes another example of a federal government run amuck. A rancher in Nevada is watching the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seize his cattle and arrest his son for simply taking pictures of the […]

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What Would Reagan Do?

What Would Reagan Do?

on April 11, 2014, 5:30 AM / in Opinion

President Reagan was holding a meeting in the Cabinet Room on March 25, 1985, when Press Secretary Larry Speakes came over to me, as communications director, with a concern. The White House was about to issue a statement on the killing of Major Arthur Nicholson, a U.S. army officer serving in East Germany. Maj. Nicholson had been shot in cold […]

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Update: TN GOP dismisses challenge, allows former sheriff to run as Republican

Update: TN GOP dismisses challenge, allows former sheriff to run as Republican

on April 10, 2014, 9:53 AM / in News, State News

WJHL.com By Josh Smith, Anchor, WJHL – email UNICOI COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Kent Harris will be allowed to run as a Republican in the August election for the Republican State Executive Committeeman. Just before 6 p.m., Harris told News Channel 11 via text, “I just spoke with the state chairman. He said I will be on the ballot.” TN GOP […]

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Tennessee Republicans: A party divorced from its base

Tennessee Republicans: A party divorced from its base

on April 10, 2014, 9:48 AM / in Opinion

By Judson Phillips, Communities Digital News Every year in Nashville, the Tennessee Republican Party carries on a tradition called the Statesman Dinner. Republican politicians from all over the state attend, and the event usually brings in a big name Republican speaker. This year, the Party went through the list of big name Republicans they could bring in. Then they chose Chris Christie. […]

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Is the Tennessee GOP Blocking Conservatives from Being on the Ballot?

Is the Tennessee GOP Blocking Conservatives from Being on the Ballot?

on April 10, 2014, 9:42 AM / in Opinion

By Scottie Hughes / Original Post There are just some people in life who I believe like an environment of conflict.  These people do not like it when folks get along or when the drama is at a minimum.  Growing up, these people were either called drama queens or troublemakers. One would hope that as they matured, they would grow out […]

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You Might Be a Conservative If…

You Might Be a Conservative If…

on April 10, 2014, 9:38 AM / in Opinion

And Especially If… “Our conflict is not likely to cease so soon as every good man would wish. The measure of iniquity is not yet filled; and unless we can return a little more to first principles, and act a little more upon patriotic ground, I do not know when it will…” George Washington (1779) As a follow-up to my […]

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Race Weekend

Race Weekend

on April 10, 2014, 9:25 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

CONTACT INFORMATION: Shayna Keller Director of Public Relations and Marketing skeller@racemir.com www.racemir.com 16-Car Pro Modified Field will Battle it out at Memphis International Raceway  The field has doubled from 2013 for one of the most prestigious races at the Super Chevy Show presented by Chevrolet Performance  MILLINGTON, Tenn. (April 9, 2014) – Pro Modifieds are one of the most well-known categories […]

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