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Lamar Alexander is SO SORRY

on July 11, 2014, 6:40 AM / in News, State News

Published on July 9th, 2014, this ad conveys the feelings of some Tennesseans.

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UAW coming to Chattanooga VW, despite getting thumbs down from workers

UAW coming to Chattanooga VW, despite getting thumbs down from workers

on July 11, 2014, 6:32 AM / in News, State News

By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — A majority of Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga told the United Auto Workers union earlier this year it’s not wanted there, but union officials aren’t getting the message. UAW officials announced Monday the formation of UAW Local 42, which they say will represent Chattanooga VW employees using what they call a “works council” approach. […]

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Haslam Optimistic New HHS Head Will Work With TN on Medicaid Expansion

Haslam Optimistic New HHS Head Will Work With TN on Medicaid Expansion

on July 11, 2014, 6:31 AM / in News, State News

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam said he expects discussions about Medicaid expansion in the Volunteer State will come up this week at the National Governors Association meeting in Nashville. Sylvia Burwell, the new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services secretary, is expected to attend the NGA meeting, Haslam told reporters following a grant announcement in Dunlap Tuesday. She was appointed to the […]

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What you do matters.

What you do matters.

on July 11, 2014, 6:10 AM / in Opinion

There are always upcoming elections and there are always good people running for office. This is where the best and the worst come out in people as voters, sometimes as the candidates. For us, the voters, we should remember, it’s not enough to elect the best people.  (It should be, but Jackson, Nashville, and Washington can be corrupting places.)  I […]

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WHAT IF IT WAS ALL TRUE

WHAT IF IT WAS ALL TRUE

on July 10, 2014, 9:16 AM / in Opinion

By Coach Dave Daubenmire July 10, 2014 NewsWithViews.com One of the techniques that the Left loves to employ is ridicule. In fact, it is right out of Saul Alinsky’s playbook Rules For Radicals. Interestingly, in the forward of the book, Alinsky gives an “ over the shoulder acknowledgment to Lucifer.” I often hear from “loyal Democrats” who resent it when […]

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Smile, What else can you do this July 10th

Smile, What else can you do this July 10th

on July 10, 2014, 9:06 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Special Thanks to Bobby…..

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Bits and Pieces Around Washington July 10th

Bits and Pieces Around Washington July 10th

on July 10, 2014, 9:00 AM / in National News, News

The Tough Front The Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday morning will hold a hearing on a number of crucial military nominations, chief among them Army Gen. John Campbell’s selection to command U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan. If confirmed, Campbell could be the last U.S. commander in the country as the Obama administration winds down combat operations there this December and […]

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DEVIL IN THE DETAILS

DEVIL IN THE DETAILS

on July 10, 2014, 8:45 AM / in National News, News

The path to opening up greater U.S. exports of crude oil may be through an ultralight oil, known as condensate. Or at least, that is what Sen. Lisa Murkowski is betting on. The Alaska Republican is riding on a Commerce Department ruling to allow two Texas companies to sell light condensate oil that went through a minimal refining process to […]

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Harry Reid’s Silly Ploy to Fight the Hobby Lobby Ruling

Harry Reid’s Silly Ploy to Fight the Hobby Lobby Ruling

on July 10, 2014, 8:42 AM / in National News, News

By Edward Morrissey More than a week has gone by since the Supreme Court issued its 5-4 decision on Hobby Lobby et al, but the hysterical reaction to it has continued and amplified, especially on Capitol Hill. Backers of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) reversed course this week on their 20-year project, declaring that similar language in that bill to […]

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Constitution Check: Is the Supreme Court’s new unanimity an illusion?

Constitution Check: Is the Supreme Court’s new unanimity an illusion?

on July 10, 2014, 8:39 AM / in National News, News

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at the large number of unanimous Supreme Court decisions in the term that concluded in June, and if there is a lesson to be learned from the trend. THE STATEMENTS AT ISSUE: “If one looks at this court, it’s striking what [Chief Justice] John Roberts and his eight colleagues […]

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Harebrained Bureaucrats and Gun Craziness

Harebrained Bureaucrats and Gun Craziness

on July 10, 2014, 8:35 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Written by  Ralph R. Reiland Regarding a recent dust-up near Pittsburgh, here’s the June 6 headline at Reason magazine’s blog: “First-Grader Finds Toy Gun, Turns It In, Gets Suspension.” How a seven-year-old kid ended up in serious trouble is reported by Robby Soave, a staff editor at Reason.com: “Pennsylvania first-grader Darin Simak brought a different backpack to school this week, […]

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Fed independence questioned as Republicans ramp up pressure

Fed independence questioned as Republicans ramp up pressure

on July 10, 2014, 8:30 AM / in National News, News

By Michael Flaherty and Alistair Bell  WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Federal Reserve’s long-held independence into question again, as conservative lawmakers seek to place the U.S. central bank under tougher scrutiny. With Democrats controlling the Senate since the 2008 financial crisis, the bank and its supporters have had the luxury of shrugging off Fed-related […]

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THE SEARCH FOR HISTORICAL TRUTH

THE SEARCH FOR HISTORICAL TRUTH

on July 10, 2014, 8:14 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“An un-believed truth can hurt a man much more than a lie. It takes great courage to back truth unacceptable to our times. ~John Steinbeck For the better part of a century, our government and their bought and paid for media and academia have promulgated a series of falsehoods that have been repeated so often that their veracity has become […]

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Senate Democrats introduce bill to override Hobby Lobby decision

Senate Democrats introduce bill to override Hobby Lobby decision

on July 10, 2014, 8:10 AM / in National News, News

By Kirsten Andersen  / LifeSiteNews WASHINGTON, D.C. – A pair of Democratic senators introduced legislation Wednesday that would overturn a recent Supreme Court ruling that defended the rights of private for-profit employers to opt out of providing insurance coverage for abortifacient drugs on religious grounds. Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Mark Udall (D-CO) held a press conference Wednesday morning to […]

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Fed sets an expiration date for quantitative easing

Fed sets an expiration date for quantitative easing

on July 10, 2014, 8:03 AM / in National News, News

By Joseph Lawler / Washington Examiner Federal Reserve officials have an end in mind for the latest round of quantitative easing: If all goes to plan, they will taper the central bank’s bond purchases from the current $35 billion a month to zero by October, the minutes from the June monetary policy meeting released Wednesday reveal. The minutes show that Fed […]

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Obama, Master of the Straw-man Tactic

Obama, Master of the Straw-man Tactic

on July 10, 2014, 7:58 AM / in Opinion

I am considering joining a new gym closer to my home. The gym markets itself as a friendly place for people who simply wish to get into shape, unlike other gyms where overzealous muscle-heads harass, bully and judge them. In my twenty years at various gyms, I have never witnessed the scenario this gym claims is such a problem. As […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday July 10th 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday July 10th 2014

on July 10, 2014, 7:55 AM / in National News, News

1. Israel steps up its Gaza offensive as death toll rises Israeli air strikes — intended to stop Hamas rocket fire — killed eight members of a family, including five children, in Gaza early Thursday, according to Palestinian officials. Israel’s three-day air offensive has killed at least 66 people, Gaza medical authorities said. Israel says it is targeting Hamas sites, […]

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Brace Yourself For a Crash!

on July 10, 2014, 7:14 AM / in National News, News

Greg Guenthner coming to you from Baltimore, MD… The wise, respectable market watchers at the Wall Street Journal want to know, “Are you ready for the next market crash?” And they’re not alone. The media are becoming obsessed with the possibility of a big drop in the stock market. Bloomberg News cited “concern over a severe pullback” as the reason […]

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Regulation and the Misrule of Experts

Regulation and the Misrule of Experts

on July 10, 2014, 6:44 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By William L. Anderson / LewRockwell.com Economist William Easterly has made famous the term “Tyranny of Experts” in his recent book in which he looks as how western “experts” have destroyed economies abroad and have destroyed economic opportunities for poor people throughout the Third World. Indeed, the “experts” have created havoc abroad (in the name of saving the poor, of […]

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Spying on Innocents

Spying on Innocents

on July 10, 2014, 6:33 AM / in National News, News

By Andrew P. Napolitano In what appears to be one of Edward Snowden’s final revelations, the former CIA and NSA agent has demonstrated conclusively that the National Security Agency has collected and analyzed the contents of emails, text messages, and mobile and landline telephone calls from nine non-targeted U.S. residents for every one U.S. resident it has targeted. This puts […]

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