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Labor Unions in Panic over Obamacare

Labor Unions in Panic over Obamacare

on July 18, 2013, 7:39 AM / in National News, News

Last week, the leaders of three major U.S. unions, including James P. Hoffa of the Teamsters, sent a scathing open letter to Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leaders in Congress.  They warn that if the law does not change, Obamacare will “destroy the very health and wellbeing of our members along with millions of other hardworking Americans.” Clearly they […]

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Queen signs gay ‘marriage’ law

Queen signs gay ‘marriage’ law

on July 18, 2013, 7:30 AM / in National News, News

by Hilary White Original Post LONDON, July 17, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Queen Elizabeth II has today given Royal Assent to the coalition government’s bill creating gay “marriage,” after the House of Commons approved minor amendments on Tuesday. The law will come into effect mid-2014. All three of the main parties in Parliament supported the bill, though there was significant opposition […]

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House Conservatives Beware the New Whipping Strategy

House Conservatives Beware the New Whipping Strategy

on July 18, 2013, 7:11 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Daniel Horowitz Preemptively whipping general principles to get past conservatives and pass Democrat bills Over the past few years, the number of conservatives in the House has grown exponentially.  Well, at least to the extent that you can’t count them on your fingers.  Unfortunately, House conservatives are about to become a victim of their own successes if they fail […]

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The Debasing of Marriage

on July 18, 2013, 6:58 AM / in National News, News

By: streiff Please watch this video as a preface to the story. Up front I’ll tell you that I am opposed to homosexual marriage. I am opposed for a wide variety of reasons beginning with my belief that Lawrence v. Texas was a travesty. Be that as it may, I have to agree with many homosexual marriage supporters that it […]

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Double Jeopardy

Double Jeopardy

on July 18, 2013, 6:34 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

While the country processes the racial politics-inspired prosecution of George Zimmerman, which came to a conclusion last week, and as the calls to try him in federal court for the same events for which he was acquitted in a state court become louder each day, a case in upstate New York is making its way through the system that profoundly […]

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E. Nashville Teen Arrested for Beating Dogs to Death

on July 18, 2013, 6:31 AM / in News, State News

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A 19-year-old east Nashville man who allegedly beat his two dogs to the point that they had to be euthanized is in jail. A woman called Metro Police after witnessing Cameron Taylor pick up his dog and slam it on the driveway on Tuesday at a home in the area of Eastland Avenue and Tiffany Drive. She […]

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The beginning of Environmental City Court

on July 18, 2013, 6:26 AM / in History

Something I was hesitantly proud of in the beginning starting this day in 2007. While this was not its first venture into property demolition for health purposes, it did help lay out the ground rules for such action. While I warned the mayor that this would grow, due to the economic changes in housing, to a multi million dollar effort by […]

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A Brilliant Idea

A Brilliant Idea

on July 18, 2013, 6:11 AM / in Religion

Help us, O Lord our God, for we rest on You. – 2 Chronicles 14:11  An ancient Indonesian fable tells of a turtle that could fly. He would hold on to a stick with his mouth as it was carried by geese. When the turtle heard the onlookers on the ground saying, “Aren’t those geese brilliant!” his pride was so […]

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Say No to a U.S.-EU Merger

Say No to a U.S.-EU Merger

on July 17, 2013, 7:56 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

As negotiations continue toward immersing the United States in another sovereignty-compromising trade pact, it’s hardly surprising to know that proper warnings were issued about such an agreement in The New American magazine five years ago. TNA’s May 12, 2008 feature article entitled “Transatlantic Two-Step” reported that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso met with President George […]

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City Council Approves Animal Control Ordinance – Sans Chickens – 5-3 On First Reading

City Council Approves Animal Control Ordinance – Sans Chickens – 5-3 On First Reading

on July 17, 2013, 7:52 AM / in News, State News

The City Council approved the new animal control ordinance – minus the backyard chicken part – in a 5-3 first reading vote on Tuesday night. However, Councilwoman Carol Berz , who was one of those in favor, said some questions need to be answered prior to the second reading next Tuesday night. She noted that Councilman Chris Anderson stated that […]

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Sunset on Western Civilization?

Sunset on Western Civilization?

on July 17, 2013, 7:50 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

We’ve been witnessing certain futuristic predictions (e.g. Orwell, Rand, Huxley) unfortunately coming true. Are the predictions of the novel “Camp of the Saints” coming true also? The enemies of Western Civilization, e.g. the Cultural Marxist types, have been working toward its destruction for decades, nay hundreds of years…principally by undermining its institutions. Now the Obamas appear to be fast-forwarding the […]

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What Justice is Not, Addendum

What Justice is Not, Addendum

on July 17, 2013, 7:47 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

A friend who read my recent article offered some very valid feedback that I felt compelled to share. My comment about being a conscientious objector in a race war merits some clarification.  By that I meant that I was not going to participate, and I pray that it never comes to that.  I have very dear friends who are black, […]

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Picking Tom Cotton

Picking Tom Cotton

on July 17, 2013, 7:43 AM / in National News, News

On immigration, a freshman speaks for the right flank of the House GOP. By Robert Costa HC-5, a drab, wood-paneled conference room in the Capitol basement, was quiet last Wednesday as Paul Ryan pushed for immigration reform. All eyes were on the Wisconsin Republican as he touted the economic benefits of bringing illegal immigrants into the work force. He assured […]

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Nothing Like the News

Nothing Like the News

on July 17, 2013, 7:20 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Liz Cheney to run for US senate

Liz Cheney to run for US senate

on July 17, 2013, 7:13 AM / in National News, News

The Telegraph Liz Cheney, the daughter of former US vice president Dick Cheney, has announced she will run for the US senate next year in the conservative state of Wyoming, setting up a potentially explosive showdown against fellow Republicans. Mrs Cheney, 46, the elder of Dick Cheney’s two daughters, holds a law degree from the University of Chicago and has […]

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Most Virginia Voters Don’t Want McDonnell to Resign

Most Virginia Voters Don’t Want McDonnell to Resign

on July 17, 2013, 7:07 AM / in National News, News

A new Quinnipiac poll in Virginia finds the scandal surrounding gifts given to Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and his family by a political donor haven’t derailed his governorship. Voters still say by a 44% to 36% margin that McDonnell is honest and trustworthy and only 16% of voters, most of whom are Democrats, think he should resign. Said pollster Peter […]

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Does President Obama have a second-term strategy?

Does President Obama have a second-term strategy?

on July 17, 2013, 6:56 AM / in National News, News

President Obama hoped that that his victory in 2012 would break the partisan ‘fever’ in Washington, but “behind closed doors, people close to the president tell Politico, Obama never quite bought his own rhetoric and was quietly planning for precisely the opposite scenario, perpetual gridlock, during West Wing strategy sessions in the weeks before and after beating Mitt Romney.” Said […]

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Cookeville plant would stay open under bid

Cookeville plant would stay open under bid

on July 17, 2013, 6:51 AM / in News, State News

Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A bankruptcy purchase agreement states the Oreck vacuum cleaner plant in Cookeville would remain open if a judge approves the sale of the brand to the owners of Hoover. The Tennessean (http://www.tennessean.com/article/20130716/BUSINESS01/307160034/Oreck-s-new-owner-keep-factory-open-eliminate-company-owned-stores?nclick_check=1 ) cited bankruptcy court documents in reporting the 200-plus manufacturing employees and at least 15 workers at Oreck’s Nashville headquarters would keep their […]

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“I blacked out for about a minute” – Wisconsin man beaten by a dozen black teens over Trayvon Martin

on July 17, 2013, 6:38 AM / in National News, News

  TMJ 4 – A Wauwatosa man claims he was beaten because George Zimmerman was found not guilty. Milwaukee Police are trying to determine if the assault was racially motivated. The 34-year old has a broken hand and suffered a concussion in the assault. He believes it was motivated by people angry with what happened to Trayvon Martin. “I was […]

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WHITE RACISM? Alabama Church Sign Shows its Anger with Zimmerman Jury

on July 17, 2013, 6:31 AM / in National News, News

WHITE RACISM? Alabama Church Sign Shows its Anger with Zimmerman Jury   Huffington Post circulating a church sign from Birmingham, Alabama reading “GEORGE ZIMMERMAN JURY SUPPORTED WHITE RACISM.” The other side of the sign references a 1983 rape case with, “RAPE A WHITE WOMAN, YOU WILL DIE IN PRISON.” The church’s pastor told AL.com he believes white churches should also […]

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