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August 11th in History

August 11th in History

on August 11, 2011, 6:00 AM / in History

 In August 11th is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 142 days remaining until the end of the year Holidays Christian Feast Day: Athracht Clare of Assisi Fiacre Gaugericus John Henry Newman (Church of England) Philomena Susanna Taurinus of Évreux Tiburtius and Chromatius August 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Flag Day […]

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Tennessee Executive Committee Elections

on June 30, 2011, 8:36 AM / in News, State News

A friend of mine reminded me that the August 5th elections include races for State Executive Committee Men and State Executive Committee Women for both the Republican and Democrat Parties. Both political parties in Tennessee Executive Committees are the governing bodies. Since the odds of me voting in the Democrat primary is unlikely, I must take my attentions to State […]

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Alfred Martin Creswell

on April 30, 2011, 9:23 AM / in People

Alfred was one of the great gentlemen of this world and certainly a star that I guided my life by. I had not seen Alfred for a few years now. We used to see each other on a fairly regular basis as he and I would visit Sally’s aunt, Sue Ferguson. You see Alfred had everything going against him. During […]

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Manufacturing – Out the Door

on September 27, 2010, 9:21 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Sent to me from Chris Holley Original Post Any great nation throughout history has been great at making things. So if the United States continues to allow its manufacturing base to erode at a staggering pace how in the world can the U.S. continue to consider itself to be a great nation? We have created the biggest debt bubble in […]

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News Brief September 27th 2010

on September 27, 2010, 8:39 AM / in National News, News

News and Events for this glorious day; Back in 1955 on this day may wife Sally was born…. What a neat day! It appears that on September 21, which was last Tuesday, and you lived West or South West of Jackson Madison County General Hospital, there was a good chance that your car was check to see if there was […]

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News August 13th 2010

News August 13th 2010

on August 13, 2010, 3:14 PM / in News

Proud to say that this last weekend was a hummer. My son Chris married Rachael Briley in Portland, Tennessee in a church ceremony. I was proud of both. Adam said: “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh.” Genesis 2:23 There is a miracle at hand. Let us pray that it be strong and devoted because […]

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The Advance for another Group to Take

The Advance for another Group to Take

on July 21, 2010, 10:15 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Appeals court upholds D.C. gay-marriage law A D.C. appeals court on Thursday upheld the District of Columbia law allowing same-sex marriages, rejecting an effort by opponents to put the issue before city voters. In a 5-4 decision, the D.C. Court of Appeals agreed with a D.C. Superior Court ruling and an earlier ruling by the city’s Board of Elections and […]

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Marriage….. the courts rule…..

Marriage….. the courts rule…..

on July 15, 2010, 10:08 AM / in News

Appeals court upholds D.C. gay-marriage law A D.C. appeals court on Thursday upheld the District of Columbia law allowing same-sex marriages, rejecting an effort by opponents to put the issue before city voters. In a 5-4 decision, the D.C. Court of Appeals agreed with a D.C. Superior Court ruling and an earlier ruling by the city’s Board of Elections and […]

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July 15th 2010 News

on July 15, 2010, 8:59 AM / in National News, News

A Special Message To Second Amendment Supporters Gun Owners of America is backing Sharron Angle in the United States Senate race in Nevada, and we have compiled a list of 42 reasons why Harry Reid MUST be defeated. This is one of the top races in the country and one WE MUST WIN! If any gun owner or sportsman has […]

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News July 13th 2010

News July 13th 2010

on July 13, 2010, 8:40 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Proud to say that this last weekend was a hummer. My son Chris married Rachael Briley in Portland, Tennessee in a church ceremony. I was proud of both. Adam said: “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh.” – Genesis 2:23 There is a miracle at hand. Let us pray that it be strong and devoted […]

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The Humane Society of the US $$$$

The Humane Society of the US $$$$

on July 4, 2010, 8:45 AM / in Local News, National News, News

The ¼ber-wealthy Humane Society of the United States continues to baffle ordinary people everywhere by charging pet shelters exorbitant fees to evaluate their operations. We saw this in March with the city of Dallas, which ponied up $25,000 for what amounted to a spiral-bound report card. And now in the city of Superior, Wisconsin, tempers are flaring over a similar […]

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House Rejects Audit the Fed

House Rejects Audit the Fed

on July 2, 2010, 8:49 AM / in National News, News

Bill Would OK Abortion at Military Hospitals A provision in the proposed 2011 Defense Authorization bill would allow abortions for military women and spouses at Defense Department medical facilities. The provision would apply to DoD medical facilities in the U.S. and abroad, but appears to be primarily aimed at making abortions available to deployed servicewomen. You won’t want to miss […]

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News Brief June 30, 2010

on June 30, 2010, 8:31 AM / in National News, News

NYC mayor, major CEOs lobby for immigration reform – Chief executives of several major corporations, including Hewlett-Packard, Boeing, Disney and News Corp., are joining Mayor Michael Bloomberg to form a coalition advocating for immigration reform ¬including a path to legal status for all undocumented immigrants now in the United States. REPORT TIME – The House Rules Committee this morning was […]

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Brantley Gains Approval To Move In

on June 25, 2010, 3:01 PM / in Local News, News

This last Monday morning, I received a call from Councilman Brooks who asked me to look into the 118 Allen property that morning. Mr. Brooks had received a call from a lady earlier that lived near the Allen property and questioned the activities. Both Mr. Brooks and I had, at the request of our constituents opposed the installation. On that […]

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CAFTA REPORTS

on June 23, 2010, 10:15 AM / in News

June 1, 2005 CAFTA and Social Security Activists to use Break to Press Issues – After the House’s eight-week marathon and the Senate’s nearly radioactive debate over judges, lawmakers who are looking forward to going home and reconnecting with their constituents are unlikely to find relief from the host of issues they left behind in Washington. Groups that for weeks […]

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Stage Right Exit

on June 23, 2010, 9:08 AM / in News

The closed-door meeting in the Oval Office this morning between President Obama and General Stanley McChrystal was, by all indications, short and probably not very sweet. McChrystal, who was abruptly called to Washington to explain comments by him and his staff in Rolling Stone disparaging the administration’s national security team, left the White House shortly after 10 a.m. That means […]

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CAFTA TRACK

on June 23, 2010, 8:49 AM / in National News, News

CAFTA REPORTS   June 1, 2005 CAFTA and Social Security Activists to use Break to Press Issues – After the House’s eight-week marathon and the Senate’s nearly radioactive debate over judges, lawmakers who are looking forward to going home and reconnecting with their constituents are unlikely to find relief from the host of issues they left behind in Washington. Groups […]

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Stage Right Exit

on June 23, 2010, 7:55 AM / in National News, News

The closed-door meeting in the Oval Office this morning between President Obama and General Stanley McChrystal was, by all indications, short and probably not very sweet. McChrystal, who was abruptly called to Washington to explain comments by him and his staff in Rolling Stone disparaging the administration’s national security team, left the White House shortly after 10 a.m. That means […]

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Several troublesome items here – Mr. Wamp

Several troublesome items here – Mr. Wamp

on June 21, 2010, 9:15 PM / in News, Opinion, State News

Early this year, I interviewed with Congressman Wamp and I was not impressed SUMMARY: Zach Wamp voted FOR: War Authorization Against Iraq, Trade Promotion Authority,Homeland Security, Interior Department Appropriations, Prescription Drug Plan — Republican Alternative, National Science Foundation, Unemployment Benefits, Global AIDS Initiative, Special Education, Budget Resolution — Final Version, Fiscal 2003 Omnibus Appropriations, Supplemental Spending for Iraq & Afghanistan, […]

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‘Democrats say the darndest things’

on June 15, 2010, 10:45 AM / in News, State News

Well, well, it is amazing what some people will say isn’t it? Art Linkletter used to have a program, “Kids say the darndest things”. It seems this week that ‘Democrats say the darndest things’. TN State Rep. Janis Sontany (D-Nashville) was certainly guilty of ‘open mouth–insert foot’ syndrome. Proverbs 23 says: “As a man thinketh in his heart, so it […]

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