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Bits and Pieces / News from Around the Block

Bits and Pieces / News from Around the Block

on July 30, 2013, 7:55 AM / in National News, News, State News

Pentagon likely to reduce number of furlough days Defense department civilians will likely face up to five fewer unpaid furlough days than originally planned, as Pentagon leaders scrimp to find up to $900 million in savings in the final months of the budget year that ends Sept. The Chattanooga TimesFreePress asks Are Atheists misunderstood? Tennessee’s per-gallon gas price average increases […]

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Source Of Hope

Source Of Hope

on July 30, 2013, 6:45 AM / in Religion

Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed. – Lamentations 3:22  What good is faith when all seems lost? I’ve asked that penetrating question in my life, and not long ago I received a letter from a mom who has asked it as well. She told me that she and her husband set out in their marriage to seek God’s […]

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O’Reilly: Keep Those Right-on Commentaries Comin’ White Boy.

O’Reilly: Keep Those Right-on Commentaries Comin’ White Boy.

on July 30, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

As a black conservative tea party activist, I am extremely excited about Bill O’Reilly’s recent series of commentaries and TV shows addressing the hypocrisy and exploitation by the American race industry that has and continues to devastate the black community. O’Reilly boldly called out all of the usual suspects, Sharpton, Jackson, the Congressional Black Caucus and Obama. Eric Holder and […]

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Air Force Bans Chaplain’s “No Atheists in Foxholes” Article

Air Force Bans Chaplain’s “No Atheists in Foxholes” Article

on July 30, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon The commander of Alaska’s Elmendorf-Richardson Air Force base has caved in to the demands of an atheist cabal that a chaplain be required to remove a personal article from the base’s website that hearkens back to President Eisenhower’s observation that there are “no atheists in foxholes.” Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes, a chaplain at Elmendorf, recently posted […]

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Citizens Claim Pentagon Forced Them to Shut Down Charity for Deployed Soldiers

Citizens Claim Pentagon Forced Them to Shut Down Charity for Deployed Soldiers

on July 29, 2013, 10:21 AM / in National News, News

by Ken Klukowski A Virginia woman has shut down a website for a charity operation meant to help American troops deployed in Afghanistan in response to what she describes as harassment and intimidation from U.S. military leadership. Breitbart News’s Liz Sheld reported in May on how Virginia woman RoxAnne Christley organized an effort to help provide hometown comforts for troops […]

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TN Senator in bed with the Homosexual Lobby?

TN Senator in bed with the Homosexual Lobby?

on July 29, 2013, 10:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion, State News

Why is Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander helping President Obama create new radical regulations on business owners? Why would he support the government forcing employers to give preference to homosexual job candidates? You see, right now a pro-homosexual bill, S. 815, is before the U.S. Senate that would create a special class of citizen with government-mandated employment in all our businesses, […]

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AGENDA – Jackson City Council Meeting August 2013

on July 29, 2013, 8:09 AM / in Local News, News

AGENDA JACKSON CITY COUNCIL MEETING AUGUST 6, 2013 – 9:00 A.M GEORGE A. SMITH MEETING ROOM I.        CALL TO ORDER. II.       INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG. (COUNCILMEMBER DAVID CISCO) III.       ROLL CALL. IV.      APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE JULY 2, 2013, CITY COUNCIL MEETING. V.       INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT. VI.      PROCLAMATIONS:  VII.     FIRST READING:  1.       Consideration […]

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The Ephialtes Establishment in the Republican Party

The Ephialtes Establishment in the Republican Party

on July 29, 2013, 7:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

In response to http://thejacksonpress.org/?p=8487 Ephialtes (Greek: , Ephialt s) was an ancient Athenian politician and an early leader of the democratic movement there. In the late 460s BC, he oversaw reforms that diminished the power of the Areopagus, a traditional bastion of conservatism, and which are considered by many modern historians to mark the beginning of the “radical democracy” for which […]

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Helping People Help Themselves

Helping People Help Themselves

on July 29, 2013, 7:50 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The staff at Center for Consumer Freedom have noted the phenomenon of the “health halo” before — a notional belief about a food’s healthfulness, justified or not, that counterintuitively leads to less healthy eating habits. People presume that supposedly “good” food has fewer calories than it actually does, leading to unintended overconsumption. A recent article by Yoni Freedhoff in U.S. News & […]

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Taxpayers, Economic Outlook to Lose Big on the Auto Bailouts

Taxpayers, Economic Outlook to Lose Big on the Auto Bailouts

on July 29, 2013, 7:30 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Brian Koenig Despite surges in revenue and a catalog of new vehicles produced by the U.S. auto industry, taxpayers are still suffering from the 2009 bailouts, as General Motors (GM) would have to peddle their stock for $95.51 per share for taxpayers to break even, according to a government watchdog report published Wednesday. Even with a 25-percent spike […]

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Chris Christie Finds Liberty a “Dangerous Idea”

Chris Christie Finds Liberty a “Dangerous Idea”

on July 29, 2013, 7:26 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Jack Kenny On the eve of a House vote Wednesday on his amendment to curb the National Security Agency’s daily dragnet collection of Americans’ phone records, Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) tweeted, “Washington’s elites fear liberty. They fear you.” On Thursday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (shown) demonstrated just how eager he is to join the Washington elite. Speaking […]

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Prestige

Prestige

on July 29, 2013, 7:23 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Jackie’s Note: I find it most interesting how an ol’ Country Boy who plays a fiddle can deliver more common sense in one short column than the entire Congress can in 5000 pages – and they have huge staffers to assist them in their writing. Common sense is a foreign concept to Congress, the White House and SCOTUS.  They buried […]

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Morning Bell: Obamacare, Simplified

Morning Bell: Obamacare, Simplified

on July 29, 2013, 7:02 AM / in National News, News

By Chris Jacobs Original Post With open enrollment in Obamacare’s exchanges set to start in fewer than three months, the law’s supporters are attempting to change the subject from Obamacare’s many delays and glitches. Instead, they’re mounting a campaign to sell the unpopular measure to the public. President Obama yesterday gave a speech on Obamacare, trying to justify the fact […]

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HOUNDS FROM HELL NIPPING AT OUR HEELS

on July 29, 2013, 6:44 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

It has been Americans, those who turned out the LIGHT (God) that bear the blame for this – along with those who sat back and didn’t stop them from turning off the LIGHT.  Look to the pulpits that were filled with preachers of another WORD instead of the Word of God. 2Tim 4:3,4  For the time will come when they […]

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The Humane Society of the United States Sponsors Tennessee Walking Horse

The Humane Society of the United States Sponsors Tennessee Walking Horse

on July 29, 2013, 6:29 AM / in News, State News

hmmm, interesting to say the least. I would like to think that their intentions (Animal Welfare approach vs AR Extremist) to support healthy competition and showmanship can be taken at face value. However, it will take much more than one sponsorship to convince me there isn’t an AR agenda behind it. Lori I can’t believe the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association […]

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Praxis: Keep your powder dry (and your primers, and your loaded ammo)

Praxis: Keep your powder dry (and your primers, and your loaded ammo)

on July 29, 2013, 6:18 AM / in National News, News

From the Sipsey Street Irregulars American Handgunner ran an article back in its November/December 2012 issue, entitled “Flooded?  Your Ammo Is Going To Lose . . .”  You can find it here and here. The article concludes: The entire mess can be avoided by storing your ammunition and components in waterproof cans or containers.  Viryually any surplus military ammunition cans have […]

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Hate Fact Hysteria: They (Including GOP Leadership) Come  For Steve King. They Can Get Lost

Hate Fact Hysteria: They (Including GOP Leadership) Come For Steve King. They Can Get Lost

on July 29, 2013, 6:13 AM / in National News, News

I repeat  – Call Rep. Steve Kings office and THANK HIM for his stand on these issues that are SO important to true conservatives.  Do not let the RINO’s win this battle. 1-202-224-3121 ask for Rep. Steve Kings office. Then call your critter and tell them to SUPPORT Rep. Steve King.!!!! By Washington Watcher Not since Todd Akin’s comments about […]

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Sarah Palin: I was forbidden to tell the truth about Obama in 2008

on July 29, 2013, 6:05 AM / in National News, News

By Cheryl Carpenter Klimek Original Post Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin didn’t mince words about President Obama and White House press secretary Jay Carney, calling the scandals plaguing the administration “phony.” Appearing in “On the Record” with Greta Van Susteren on Friday, Palin questioned which scandals the pair consider phony,  saying it isn’t a coincidence that both Obama and Carney are using the term. […]

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Heart Surgery in India for $1,583 Costs $106,385 in U.S.

Heart Surgery in India for $1,583 Costs $106,385 in U.S.

on July 29, 2013, 5:53 AM / in National News, News

By Ketaki Gokhale Bloomberg Original Post Devi Shetty is obsessed with making heart surgery affordable for millions of Indians. On his office desk are photographs of two of his heroes: Mother Teresa and Mahatma Gandhi. Shetty is not a public health official motivated by charity. He’s a heart surgeon turned businessman who has started a chain of 21 medical centers around […]

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The Day The Sun Didn’t Shine

The Day The Sun Didn’t Shine

on July 28, 2013, 3:25 PM / in Religion

Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits. – Psalm 103:2 We often take God’s blessings for granted until they are taken from us. Then we recognize how important even the most common gifts of God really are. There’s a legend about a day the sun didn’t rise. At 6:00 in the morning it was dark. […]

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