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Mom

Mom

on February 27, 2013, 6:42 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Special Thanks to Linda Four brothers left home for college, and they became successful doctors and lawyers. One evening, they chatted after having dinner together. They discussed the 95th birthday gifts they were able to give their elderly mother who moved to Florida . The first said, “You know I had a big house built for Mama.” The second said, […]

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Intelligence Veterans to Sen. Feinstein: Brennan Falsifying “Intelligence” on Iran, as His Mentor George Tenet Did on Iraq

on February 26, 2013, 2:06 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

Roll Call has just reported: “The Senate Intelligence Committee is all but certain to vote Feb. 28 on the nomination of John O. Brennan to lead the CIA, and the panel’s chairwoman predicted the committee would vote to support him. … Feinstein said she still was not sure if the committee would receive some of the additional legal memos the […]

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Remember the SPP?

on February 26, 2013, 1:34 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

The Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) was signed by the leaders of the U.S., Mexico, and Canada in 2005 to begin integration resulting in a North American Union (NAU). This path would be similar to the one taken by the members of the European Union (EU). Given all the scrutiny and exposure JBS and other liberty organizations placed on it, […]

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Inflating a Non-Crisis

on February 26, 2013, 1:29 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

You’re witnessing another hyped-up act in the political theater regarding Congress and the Obama administration. Sequestration boils down to whether federal spending will increase a certain amount versus a planned or budgeted amount. Yet, Washington wants to convince you that a dire calamity will occur if spending is “cut.” Realize that in Washington-speak, “cuts” are often reductions in the rates […]

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When They Came for the Raw Milk Drinkers…

on February 26, 2013, 5:51 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Ron Paul While I oppose most gun control proposals, there is one group of Americans I do believe should be disarmed: federal agents. The use of force by federal agents to enforce unjust and unconstitutional laws is one of the major, albeit overlooked, threats to liberty. Too often Americans are victimized by government force simply for engaging in commercial […]

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Nicaragua Christian School Library Books

on February 25, 2013, 5:21 PM / in Local News, News, People

A group of Christians from Jackson Christian School will be traveling to Leon, Nicaragua March 7-14. We will be working with the children at Nicaragua Christian School (NCS) as well as several area churches. The library at NCS is badly in need of books. At present their library has fewer than 1 book per student. Books-a-Million has partnered with us […]

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Inspiration

Inspiration

on February 25, 2013, 10:35 AM / in National News, News

“The Second Amendment Foundation [Friday] won a significant victory for concealed carry when the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals let stand a December ruling by a three-judge panel of the court that forces Illinois to adopt a concealed carry law, thus affirming that the right to bear arms exists outside the home. The ruling came in Moore v. Madigan, a […]

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Unnatural Disaster Strike Again

on February 25, 2013, 10:28 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

A mile-high tidal wave could not do more damage to human beings than the unnatural force called government. In terms of outright mass murder – line ‘em up at the edge of the ditch and mow ‘em down – government has no equal. Jeffrey Dahmer – America’s most prolific serial killer-cannibal – got maybe 40 victims over a ten-year period. […]

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Quote for Today

on February 25, 2013, 10:20 AM / in History

The philosopher carries his soul in his head, the poet in his heart, the singer in his throat and the dancer in her body. A politician is a lost soul and without voters, a mere scam. While I not sure the author, I have to thank  A. J. Floyd for sending this one. It reminds me of a Quote of Emerson: […]

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Jackson TN City Council Agenda – Another Political Statement

on February 25, 2013, 10:11 AM / in Local News, News

The JACKSON CITY COUNCIL will be meeting March 5 at 9:00 AM in the George A. Smith meeting room at city hall on Main Street. Things that the council will look at are: Consideration of an ordinance to re-zone property located at the northwest corner of Lexington Avenue and U.S. Highway 70 from RG-1/FH (General Residential/Flood Hazard) District to RG-2/FH (General Residential/Flood Hazard) District […]

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To Drone, or Not to Drone?

on February 25, 2013, 4:40 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Joel Bowman Decent folk don’t need Dick Cheney to describe something as “a good policy” to know it’s probably a bad idea. But just in case they missed the point the first time around, the former VP was on television last week to hammer it home for them. In an interview with CBS This Morning, Cheney brushed aside calls […]

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NASCAR Crash

on February 24, 2013, 5:03 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

Danica Patrick didn’t get the finish she was looking for but at least this year, she finished the Daytona 500 — and made history in the process. After becoming the first woman to win a pole in the Sprint Cup Series — let alone the Great American Race — Patrick was competitive throughout the entire race and appeared destined to […]

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The Lord knows those who are His. — 2 Timothy 2:19

on February 24, 2013, 7:45 AM / in Religion

Read: Psalm 139:1-12 Arctic sea birds called guillemots live on rocky coastal cliffs, where thousands of them come together in small areas. Because of the crowded conditions, the females lay their eggs side by side in a long row. It’s incredible that a mother bird can identify the eggs that belong to her. Studies show that even when one is […]

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Two Nickels and Five Pennies . .

on February 24, 2013, 4:10 AM / in Bedtime Stories

In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10-year-old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table.   A waitress put a glass of water in front of him. “How much is an ice cream sundae?”   he asked. “Fifty cents,” replied the waitress. The little boy pulled his hand out of his pocket and studied […]

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The Ignorant Expert. They’re Everywhere.

The Ignorant Expert. They’re Everywhere.

on February 23, 2013, 1:00 PM / in News, State News

The Tenth Amendment Center sent the following: During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on SB0250 earlier this week, Tennessee state Senator Brian Kelsey played the role of historian and constitutional expert. He lectured bill sponsor Sen. Mae Beavers, fellow committee members and the large crowd gathered in the chamber on the history of nullification and the structure of the Constitution […]

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One Reason Dollars Ain’t Worth What They Used to Be

on February 23, 2013, 9:15 AM / in History, National News, News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: In this Heartlander article from The Foundation for Economic Freedom, Lawrence W. Reed examines the history of private coinage in the United States. In the article, Reed argues that private coinage was not banned because it did not work, but because the government did not want the competition. “Private coinage was banned not because it didn’t work but […]

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To Tax, or Not To Tax…The Internet

on February 23, 2013, 9:07 AM / in National News, News, State News

Editor’s Note: Over the past several years we have received publications from The Heartland. This one touched us and we are pleased to reprint. Over the past few years many states have passed so-called Amazon taxes that have produced very little revenue and in some cases have been overturned in court. At the same time Congress has tried to expand states’ […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on February 23, 2013, 8:39 AM / in History

“Set it, and forget it!” — Ronald Popeil Ronald M. Popeil (born May 3, 1935 in New York City; pron.: /poʊˈpiːl/)is an American inventor and marketing personality, best known for his direct response marketing company Ronco. He is well known for his appearances in infomercials for the Showtime Rotisserie (“Set it, and forget it!”) and for using the phrase, “But […]

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Top U.S. Scientists Call for Draconian UN Social Engineering

on February 23, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

A controversial peer-reviewed paper set to be published next month, authored by a dozen prominent scientists and other experts, is coming under heavy criticism, primarily for calling on policymakers to adopt draconian measures to change social norms and values through coercion — essentially mass social engineering under the guise of environmentalism, whether the public wants it or not. The dubious […]

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Christian: It’s Time To Vote With Your Feet

on February 23, 2013, 8:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. I confess right out of the gate that this column is not going to be enjoyable for me to write. It may not be enjoyable for some to read. But the time has come that it has to be said. If Christians truly have any intentions of helping to preserve liberty for their children and […]

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