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Belgium considering new euthanasia law for kids

Belgium considering new euthanasia law for kids

on November 1, 2013, 9:38 AM / in National News, News

Maria Cheng  The Associated Press Should children have the right to ask for their own deaths? In Belgium, where euthanasia is now legal for people over the age of 18, the government is considering extending it to children — something that no other country has done. The same bill would offer the right to die to adults with early dementia. […]

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God leaving the military

God leaving the military

on November 1, 2013, 6:46 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Things may be changing “My Christian home and education did not teach me what God wanted to do with my life. It taught me that I am to be obedient to His direction and leading in spite of my personal desires. I stayed in the military because I felt God’s call… The Marine Corps still embeds corps values of courage, […]

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Dirty Ads

Dirty Ads

on November 1, 2013, 6:22 AM / in Opinion

I have this theory about negative ads for political campaigns. It is something like this, “if the depth of a candidate is so shallow that nothing more can be said about his or her position on any subject then start throwing mud at the opponent”. Hiwassee College history instructor John Prince says it’s not uncommon for political ads to turn negative when […]

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Deputy Sangster now on paid leave

Deputy Sangster now on paid leave

on November 1, 2013, 6:00 AM / in Local News, News

According to the Jackson Sun and Nichole Manna: The attorney for Deputy Sharon Sangster said she has been put on administrative leave with pay from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office following an order of protection granted against Sheriff David Woolfork. Attorney Deborah Godwin asked that Sangster be given paid leave after a Memphis judged granted her the order of protection […]

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What Obama Didn’t Know and When He Didn’t Know It

What Obama Didn’t Know and When He Didn’t Know It

on October 31, 2013, 11:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Barack Obama is claiming that he was unaware of the extent of the NSA’s international spying activities until an internal White House review was conducted this summer. The review revealed that the NSA monitored communications of 35 world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who may have been the target of NSA data snoops as far back as 2002, three […]

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Income Redistribution: The Fannie and Freddie Con Job

Income Redistribution: The Fannie and Freddie Con Job

on October 31, 2013, 9:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

While the government four years ago bailed out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the tune of $188 billion, a settlement reached last Friday between Uncle Sam and J.P. Morgan Chase required the latter to pay $5.1 billion to the government for “duping” the federal government into purchasing mortgage-backed securities that eventually piled upon each other and brought down both […]

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Brave New World

Brave New World

on October 31, 2013, 8:30 AM / in History, News

The first reports in early May of 1960 were that a U.S. weather plane, flying out of Turkey, had gone missing. A silent Moscow knew better. After letting the Americans crawl out on a limb, expatiating on their cover story, Russia sawed it off. Actually, said Nikita Khrushchev, we shot down a U.S. spy plane 1000 miles inside our country […]

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Repeat a Lie Often Enough…

Repeat a Lie Often Enough…

on October 31, 2013, 7:36 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“No matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. Period. If you like your health care plan, you will be able to keep your health care plan. Period. No one will take it away, no matter what.” –Barack Obama in […]

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The Assault on Integrity

The Assault on Integrity

on October 31, 2013, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

Protection of the consumer against “dishonest and unscrupulous business practices” has become a cardinal ingredient of welfare statism. Left to their own devices, it is alleged, businessmen would attempt to sell unsafe food and drugs, fraudulent securities and shoddy buildings. Thus, it is argued, the Pure Food and Drug Administration, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the numerous building regulatory […]

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If the GOP Won’t, We Will Get It Done for Cuccinelli

If the GOP Won’t, We Will Get It Done for Cuccinelli

on October 31, 2013, 7:15 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Hello! GOP! Anybody home? In case you guys in DC do not know, there’s a gubernatorial race happening in Virginia in a week. While our guy Conservative Republican Ken Cuccinelli is amazingly holding his own, in terms of campaign spending, the Democrats are kicking our butts. Meanwhile, We the People, grassroots across America are passionately engaged and have made the […]

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Around the Block

Around the Block

on October 31, 2013, 7:11 AM / in National News, News

Housing overhaul: The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will chat with housing experts on Thursday about the need to include a government guarantee for mortgages in any housing finance system overhaul. Most industry leaders say the government must ensure that the 30-year-fixed mortgage is still widely available for homeowners even as they seek to remake the system and […]

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Weighing Watt

Weighing Watt

on October 31, 2013, 6:36 AM / in National News, News

  From the Hill Rep. Mel Watt (D-N.C.), who has been nominated to head up the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), will face his first hurdle on Thursday. The White House, Democrats and housing industry advocates are urging Senate Republicans to cobble together enough votes to end debate on his nomination and give Watt a shot at overseeing Fannie Mae and […]

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Pro-life Cuccinelli rallies in polls against Planned Parenthood-backed McAuliffe in Virginia race

Pro-life Cuccinelli rallies in polls against Planned Parenthood-backed McAuliffe in Virginia race

on October 31, 2013, 6:30 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen RICHMOND, October 30, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An upset victory may be within reach for pro-life Republican underdog Ken Cuccinelli in the Virginia governor race, according to two new polls. A Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday shows heavily-funded, Planned Parenthood-backed Terry McAuliffe up by only four points in the race for Virginia governor, slashing by two-thirds the lead a […]

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Huge population control sign in Indiana school hallway: ‘It’s up to you – no more than two’

Huge population control sign in Indiana school hallway: ‘It’s up to you – no more than two’

on October 31, 2013, 6:21 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen BRAZIL, Ind., October 30, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Fr. John Hollowell, a Catholic priest, was initially pleased when he saw the sign in the hallway of his local public high school.  Stretched prominently above a row of lockers, the bright yellow banner proclaimed “Zero Population Growth” in large letters. “At first when I walked past the sign I […]

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Does APHIS have authority to enact this rule?

Does APHIS have authority to enact this rule?

on October 31, 2013, 6:15 AM / in National News, News

This piece was primarily written by SAOVA so that it could be included with letters to Congress. You can find the link on the SAOVA web site if you’d like to include it with your own letter: http://www.saova.org/APHIS_authority.html APHIS issued the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking May 16, 2012. The final rule was published in the federal register September 18, 2013 […]

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Nashville Sounds hire Waller lobbyists for ballpark debate

Nashville Sounds hire Waller lobbyists for ballpark debate

on October 31, 2013, 5:00 AM / in News, State News

(Editor’s Note: Be prepared council, the big guns are coming) The Nashville Sounds’ ownership group, MFP Baseball, has hired the government relations team at law firm Waller – led by attorney James Weaver – to lobby the Metro Council for a new, 10,000-seat baseball stadium at the historic Sulphur Dell site. Weaver, who declined to comment when reached this afternoon, […]

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Campaigns begin 1 year from abortion referendum

Campaigns begin 1 year from abortion referendum

on October 31, 2013, 5:00 AM / in News, State News

By ERIK SCHELZIG — Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Anti-abortion rights activists are planning a high-dollar fundraiser next week to kick off their campaign for a constitutional amendment next fall that would give lawmakers more power to restrict access to abortions. Republican state Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey is hosting a reception and dinner at a Nashville hotel Monday to support […]

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State Closing Chattanooga Driver’s License Reinstatement Center; Judge Bean Says It Will Cause Hardship

State Closing Chattanooga Driver’s License Reinstatement Center; Judge Bean Says It Will Cause Hardship

on October 30, 2013, 9:33 PM / in News, State News

Original Story The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announced Wednesday it is “making a more efficient use of its resources in southeastern Tennessee by reassigning staff at the Chattanooga Driver License Reinstatement Center to serve citizens at other driver services centers in the Chattanooga area that issue new and replacement licenses.” The restructuring of resources means the Chattanooga […]

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NTSB probes plane crash undiscovered for hours

NTSB probes plane crash undiscovered for hours

on October 30, 2013, 9:28 PM / in News, State News

By Lucas L. Johnson of Associated Press Weather may have played a part in the crash of a Cessna 172 plane in Tennessee early Tuesday morning. NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday it’s investigating whether dense fog played a role in the deadly crash of a small plane at a Tennessee airport, where the wreckage went undiscovered for […]

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Those who disregard truth hurt animal rights cause

on October 30, 2013, 4:39 PM / in Opinion

I decided to keep this Jackson Sun Editorial for several reasons… one reason is they are correct in their position of harm based on the perception of truth… wished they had remembered that during my election when they decided to believe the lies instead of the truth… and 2 because they, like so many others, love giving fictional rights to […]

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