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Meet Reagan

Meet Reagan

on August 9, 2013, 9:53 AM / in Announcements

  Meet Reagan, our patient of the month Reagan is an energetic little girl and always on the run. Last fall, Reagan’s liver and spleen became enlarged. At St. Jude, doctors determined she suffered from acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Read her story.   Show us how you made it better You can make a difference for kids everywhere fighting cancer and […]

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Attorney General blocks school district’s plan to arm teachers

Attorney General blocks school district’s plan to arm teachers

on August 9, 2013, 9:42 AM / in National News, News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has issued a  legal opinion that will prevent school districts from arming teachers and school  administrators this fall. The decision likely blocks Clarksville School District’s plan to arm more than 20 district  employees with concealed 9mm handguns for the upcoming school year. In preparation for the program, more than 20 Clarksville […]

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One More Health Care Rant; well, that is the way it started

on August 9, 2013, 7:41 AM / in Opinion

Several years ago, a friend and talented conservative activist, Bill Hobbs, wrote an article about James Bryant, of Rutledge, Tenn., who was a very sick man, with a hereditary bleeding disorder similar to hemophilia, hepatitis C from blood transfusions, heart problems, diabetes and cirrhosis of the liver. He had been taking a dozen medications a month until TennCare capped prescriptions on […]

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Common Core: A Scheme to Rewrite Education

Common Core: A Scheme to Rewrite Education

on August 9, 2013, 6:36 AM / in National News, News

If something is not done soon, the vast majority of American K-12 school children will be taught using dubious, federally backed national education “standards” that have come under fire from across the political spectrum. America’s kids, as well as their parents, will also be monitored and tracked in unprecedented ways from early childhood into the workforce. Opposition is growing by […]

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HOLIDAY TRAVEL REQUEST

HOLIDAY TRAVEL REQUEST

on August 9, 2013, 6:10 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A student was heading home for the holidays. When she got to the airline  counter, she presented her ticket to New York.  And as she gave the agent her luggage, she made the smart remark, “I’d like you to send my green suitcase to Hawaii, and my red suitcase to London.” The confused agent said, “I’m sorry, we can’t to […]

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Coburn OK’s OPM Director After Staffers Get Obamacare Waiver

Coburn OK’s OPM Director After Staffers Get Obamacare Waiver

on August 8, 2013, 10:52 AM / in National News, News

by Tony Lee On Wednesday, immediately after the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued a proposed ruling that allowed the federal government to subsidize the health insurance premiums of Congressional staffers–even though that may not be allowed under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)–Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) released the hold he had placed on President Barack Obama’s nominee to head the agency. […]

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From Our Friends At Sipsey Street

From Our Friends At Sipsey Street

on August 8, 2013, 10:43 AM / in National News, News

Drinking water, driving on. I would be lying if I didn’t admit this latest failure to plug the leak in my gut wasn’t, well, a big punch to the gut.  It was.  I had a very unsatisfactory conversation with my doctor yesterday, or I should say my doctor’s nurse, to the effect that there is apparently no Plan E.  I’ve […]

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Collegedale, Tenn., approves benefits for same-sex spouses

Collegedale, Tenn., approves benefits for same-sex spouses

on August 8, 2013, 10:19 AM / in News, State News

by Kate Harrison timesfreepress.com on August 6th, 2013 Starting today, Collegedale is the first city in Tennessee that will offer benefits to same-sex spouses of its government employees. For some walking out the doors of Collegedale City Hall on Monday night, that distinction is a badge of honor and a far-reaching victory. For other residents of the small town, it’s a […]

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Will Tennessee’s Politicians Stand for Marriage??

Will Tennessee’s Politicians Stand for Marriage??

on August 8, 2013, 10:16 AM / in News, State News

by:  David Fowler Original Post Since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision striking down the definition of marriage for federal law purposes, it is becoming more apparent that it will create a legal quagmire for the state of Tennessee and other states that define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.  But what will it reveal about the […]

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Now It Starts Here: Tennessee Same-sex couples asks for marriage license

Now It Starts Here: Tennessee Same-sex couples asks for marriage license

on August 8, 2013, 10:09 AM / in News, State News

Same-sex couples in at least three Tennessee counties tried to get marriage licenses Wednesday, striding into county clerks’ offices, well lit by camera flashes as they made state history. Of course, since same-sex marriage is illegal in Tennessee, they left empty-handed. In Nashville, Will Peyton and Jef Laudieri said they weren’t surprised by the rejection, only how much it hurt. […]

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The End of the Private Doctor….

The End of the Private Doctor….

on August 8, 2013, 8:07 AM / in National News, News

Obamacare will push more doctors into institutional, employer-employee settings. One of the risks is that physician allegiance can be compromised when the physician is not only accountable to the patient but to an employer, an insurer, or a governmental advisory board. I think there’s a serious risk that doctors will be turned into contract workers rather than independent-thinking professionals, and […]

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An Alternative to the “Keeping Us Safe” Principle

An Alternative to the “Keeping Us Safe” Principle

on August 8, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News

By Dr. Robert P. Abele Global Research Editor’s Note: As we move more to the left we become authoritarian in our laws and our actions… consider curfews…. consider property use restrictions…. consider mandatory spay and neuter…. seat belt laws … helmet laws…. etc…. our own use of private property   Government officials and political conservatives defend the use of spying […]

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IED: Terrorists create ‘liquid death’ scare in Middle East and North Africa

IED: Terrorists create ‘liquid death’ scare in Middle East and North Africa

on August 8, 2013, 7:45 AM / in National News, News

By Jim Kouri While the U.S. continues to observe a terrorism alert, especially at U.S. diplomatic facilities in the Middle East and North Africa, on Tuesday Israeli intelligence officials began warning police and security agencies throughout the world that disturbing intelligence describes a new weapon in al-Qaeda’s arsenal. According to an Israeli police counterterrorism expert, a liquid explosive may be […]

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Protesters demand free organ transplants for illegal immigrants

Protesters demand free organ transplants for illegal immigrants

on August 8, 2013, 7:42 AM / in National News, News

First they demand open access across the border – next they take our jobs – followed by taking up space that WE PAY FOR in our housing – schools – medical facilities – using up our basic resources of electricity, water, oil, gas, food – taking up space on our highways with their unlicensed drivers and vehicles –  illegally casting […]

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State Department’s Keystone XL Review Goes from Bad to Worse

State Department’s Keystone XL Review Goes from Bad to Worse

on August 8, 2013, 7:27 AM / in National News, News

I just got off the phone with a woman at the Nez Perce Tribal office in Idaho related to the Mega Load stand off.  I am hoping to get added to their press releases so I can get the non-media side of the story.  If I do I will share that information with the WGEN list. There is a direct […]

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Environmentalists mulling megaload legal options

Environmentalists mulling megaload legal options

on August 8, 2013, 7:08 AM / in National News, News

There are many articles and reports on the movement of those CHINESE MEGA-LOADS heading for the Tar Sand fields in Canada across Hwy 12 in Northern Idaho.  I am posting a few of them here to keep WGEN readers aware of what is going on.   This is all for the Commie Chinese and their LEASED LAND in Canada in the […]

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Ron Paul Channel

Ron Paul Channel

on August 8, 2013, 7:01 AM / in Announcements, National News, News

Here’s some news you’ll never see on your TV: together, we’re about to create a media revolution. We’re launching The Ron Paul Channel — a media network dedicated to pursuing and reporting on the truth, fostering meaningful conversations, and celebrating the values that you and I agree must be restored in order to restore our great republic. Let me show you […]

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Monroe County Teenage Republicans Win National Honors

Monroe County Teenage Republicans Win National Honors

on August 8, 2013, 6:57 AM / in National News, News, State News

The Monroe County Teenage Republicans (McTARS) won “Rising Star TAR Club in the Nation”. Julia Zarianna Hurley of Vonore, TN accepted the award at the National Teenage Republican Leadership Conference in Washington , DC. Ms. Hurley, 16, is the founder and chairwoman of the McTARS. The award is given each year to a young  club that is on its way […]

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Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison: U.S. isn’t broke, it just hasn’t been able to confiscate enough money

on August 8, 2013, 6:38 AM / in National News, News

The United States isn’t broke. There’s lots of money out there. The problem is that private individuals are holding on to it.  If the government would just confiscate all that personal wealth, we’d be back on the road to prosperity.  Heck, we could probably even have yet another “recovery summer.” That’s the mentality of people like U.S. Representative Keith Ellison […]

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Seattle Bans the Word “Citizen” Because it Might Offend Non-Citizens

Seattle Bans the Word “Citizen” Because it Might Offend Non-Citizens

on August 8, 2013, 6:34 AM / in National News, News

 When Seattle one day gets around to banning all words, because language is inherently offensive to the illiterate, and everyone is reduced to communicating with grunts and emphatic gestures, an era of true tolerance and nomadic lifestyles will be upon us. For the moment, we have to make do with small victories of tolerance like outlawing “Brown Bag” and “Citizen“. […]

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