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Jackson Madison County TEA Party is one of 60 conservative groups joining statewide to defeat Lamar Alexander,

Jackson Madison County TEA Party is one of 60 conservative groups joining statewide to defeat Lamar Alexander,

on August 4, 2013, 7:50 PM / in Local News, News, State News

This is an important and extensive update on the effort to unite all the Tea Party, liberty and patriot groups of Tennessee behind a single constitution-loving challenger to Lamar Alexander in the Republican Primary for U.S. Senate. We now have 60 organizations participating in this effort.  Visit http://c4cs.wordpress.com/ for a full list.  If you do NOT see your group listed […]

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Indian Motorcycle Unveils Three New Models In Bid To Take On Harley Davidson

Indian Motorcycle Unveils Three New Models In Bid To Take On Harley Davidson

on August 4, 2013, 9:57 AM / in National News, News

By Joann Muller, America’s first motorcycle company, Indian Motorcycles, came roaring back to life Saturday night at the annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, S. Dakota, where the company unveiled not just one, but three new models to challenge market leader Harley Davidson. The new bikes combine Indian’s iconic styling with modern technology features like a new Thunderstroke 111 engine, keyless […]

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Congress Is Getting Obamacare Subsidies?

Congress Is Getting Obamacare Subsidies?

on August 4, 2013, 9:52 AM / in National News, News

By Thomas Mentel When 2014 arrives, members of Congress and their staffs will have to get their health insurance via Obamacare’s insurance exchanges. However, the Office of Personnel Management announced on Friday that members of Congress and staff would be allowed to keep their insurance subsidies. The controversy over whether members of Congress and their staff should be able to […]

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NASCAR at Pocono Raceway 2013 race day weather forecast

NASCAR at Pocono Raceway 2013 race day weather forecast

on August 4, 2013, 9:48 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

By Brian Neudorff When NASCAR goes to Pocono, fans immediately assume rain is in the forecast. It rained Saturday but drier weather awaits NASCAR today for the Sprint Cup race. Pocono Raceway has a history of rain either threatening, delaying or even postponing a race when NASCAR visits. Today rain is not expected to cause any problems for the Sprint […]

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Facts About Common Core Curriculum

Facts About Common Core Curriculum

on August 4, 2013, 9:02 AM / in National News

By Karen Schoen DID YOU KNOW…………… Your Governor agreed to CCSS before the standards were written or even knowing what was in them. The Common Core State Standards Initiative was a coördinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). The Common Core Standards although accepted by 45 states, have […]

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Johnny Dodd to hold district meetings

Johnny Dodd to hold district meetings

on August 4, 2013, 3:13 AM / in Local News, News

City Councilman Johnny Dodd will hold meetings this month with citizens who live in City Council District Two to discuss ways for residents to get involved in their community and other district concerns, according to a news release. The district commander for the area, Jackson Police Capt. Rick Holt, will also be introduced. The first of two district meetings to […]

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Time to take a bite out of food stamps?

Time to take a bite out of food stamps?

on August 3, 2013, 6:33 AM / in National News, News

  By CONNIE CASS and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) – Food stamps look ripe for the picking, politically speaking. Through five years and counting of economic distress, the food aid program has swollen up like a summer tomato. It grew to $78 billion last year, more than double its size when the recession began in late 2007. That makes […]

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Common Core’s Data Mining Trojan Horse

Common Core’s Data Mining Trojan Horse

on August 2, 2013, 2:59 PM / in National News, News

By Carole Hornsby Haynes Although high information Americans are becoming aware of the federal takeover of education through Common Core Standards, there seems to be little recognition yet that Common Core gives schools and third parties unprecedented access to students’ personal information.  The federal government is acquiring a massive amount of data that can be sold to the highest bidders. […]

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Knoxville to clarify limit on cats and dogs

on August 2, 2013, 2:53 PM / in News, State News

Just wait till they ask about your children! (WBIR-Knoxville) How many pets is too many? Knoxville already limits the number of cats and dogs allowed in a home and that rule may tighten ever further. The city ordinance, at the moment, states that each person can have a combination of four cats and/or dogs. The City of Knoxville Animal Control […]

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Corporate Welfare for IBM, Accenture at Heart of Senate Amnesty Bill

Corporate Welfare for IBM, Accenture at Heart of Senate Amnesty Bill

on August 2, 2013, 2:48 PM / in National News, News

It is no secret that the entire ILLEGAL immigration operation is to make MONEY for those who hire CHEAP LABOR which then gets DONATED to the corrupt politicians who front the legislation to bring in more foreigners who will work for LESS and demand LESS than LEGAL AMERICAN workers.  The unemployed LEGAL Americans are then dependent upon the corrupt politicians […]

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Fort Hood shooting suspect renounces citizenship

Fort Hood shooting suspect renounces citizenship

on August 2, 2013, 2:44 PM / in National News, News

I am not the least bit surprised at this latest act by this ENEMY AGENT who is still drawing pay from the U.S. taxpayers. What this does bring up is the question of just how many more COVERT ENEMY AGENTS are lurking within our Military and those who may be working in other area’s of our government – (May I […]

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The Squirrel

The Squirrel

on August 2, 2013, 7:55 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Some years ago my father-in-law decided to placed a squirrel feeder on a maple tree about 10 yards from his home. It’s a simple device—two boards and a nail on which to impale a corncob. It was a good thing it was simple because he was not much of a carpenter. Well, each morning this one particular squirrel would come […]

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Judge: Asking doctors to have admitting privileges does ‘irreparable harm’ to women seeking abortion

Judge: Asking doctors to have admitting privileges does ‘irreparable harm’ to women seeking abortion

on August 2, 2013, 7:20 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen Original Article MADISON, WI, – The federal judge who blocked enforcement of Wisconsin’s new abortion safety regulations last month has given himself one more week to make a decision on whether to extend the hold until November, when Planned Parenthood’s lawsuit seeking to overturn the law goes to trial. Planned Parenthood sued in July to overturn the law, […]

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Another Great Man Has Fallen

Another Great Man Has Fallen

on August 2, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. There are several advantages (I guess) to living over a half-century. For one thing, you figure you have seen just about all the ways that so-called friends can betray you. With apologies to Jay Leno, when I die, I’m going to have it in my will that six of my old traitorous “friends” will be […]

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Finger Lickin’ Frauds

Finger Lickin’ Frauds

on August 2, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson   John Cornyn went on radio yesterday with Chad Hasty (on twitter: @chadhastyradio) on Lubbock’s NewsTalk 790 AM KFYO.  When asked why he took his name off Mike Lee’s letter about defunding Obamacare, John Cornyn said he did so because of a Congressional Research Service report on the implication of Mike Lee’s strategy. There’s just one problem.  […]

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Last Hurrah of the Interventionists?

Last Hurrah of the Interventionists?

on August 2, 2013, 7:07 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  In what a Washington Post columnist describes as a rout of Rand Paul isolationism, the Senate just voted overwhelmingly to send another $1.5 billion in foreign aid to Egypt. The House voted 400-20 to impose new sanctions on Iran’s oil exports, two days before Iran’s new president, elected on a pledge to re-engage the West on the nuclear issue, […]

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Bits and Pieces August 2nd 2013

Bits and Pieces August 2nd 2013

on August 2, 2013, 6:47 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Fired Tennessee newspaper editor: Termination was political and retroactive On Thursday, the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press announced  the termination of one of its editors for what was deemed to be an  inappropriate headline criticizing President Barack Obama on the day of a visit  to Chattanooga to promote his economic policies. Later that day, Johnson gave an interview to The […]

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West TN Regional Chapter of the TFA Meeting

on August 1, 2013, 8:55 AM / in Announcements

The August Meeting of the West TN Regional Chapter of the TFA will be held Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Brooks Shaw Old Country Store. Our room will be available at 5:30 P.M. for those who wish to share a meal and fellowship, the meeting proper will begin at 6:45. Our Speaker this month will be Lt. Brad Wilbanks of […]

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Images from Chattanooga

Images from Chattanooga

on August 1, 2013, 8:47 AM / in News, State News

Yesterday at an Obama protest.  The coward wouldn’t come within seven miles of this protest. CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) – By Matt Barbour As President Obama arrived in Chattanooga, not everyone had welcome signs to greet him. Protesters gathered off Lee Highway near the airport, holding signs that said everything from “Obama hates America” to “Obama lies.” The Chattanooga Tea Party […]

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Indiana forfeits to Planned Parenthood in legal battle to stop state funding to abortion providers

Indiana forfeits to Planned Parenthood in legal battle to stop state funding to abortion providers

on August 1, 2013, 8:41 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen INDIANAPOLIS, IN, July 31, 2013 (LifeSiteNews) – A federal judge made permanent Tuesday a temporary injunction against an Indiana state law that blocked Medicaid funds from being used to pay for medical procedures performed at abortion centers. The law, passed in 2011, was the first of its kind in the nation, and blocked abortion providers from receiving […]

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