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The New Communists

The New Communists

on September 17, 2013, 4:16 PM / in National News, News, State News

By Glenn Jacobs Bloomberg recently ran a piece titled Libertarians Are the New Communists by Nick Hanauer and Eric Liu. As one would expect, to reach their conclusion–that these two diametrically opposed political philosophies both inevitably lead to societal collapse–the authors rely either on willful ignorance or deliberate prevarication. Since Liu was a speechwriter and policy advisor for Bill Clinton, you […]

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Tennessee parents say possible new textbooks too racy, anti-American

on September 17, 2013, 4:11 PM / in News, State News

Every K-12 public school in Tennessee is slated to get new social studies textbooks next year, but a group of parents say the books school districts are about to buy up are anti-American and inappropriate. Now, they are taking their concerns to state commissioners, seeking to raise awareness about the books’ content and their perceived bias. “In dozens of instances, […]

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Once again, parents Showed up and Showed Out!!

Once again, parents Showed up and Showed Out!!

on September 17, 2013, 4:08 PM / in News, State News

The TN State Textbook Commission held its meeting yesterday to hear from parents/activists and publishers. First, there are eight members of the Commission: Dr. Brian Tate, Chair; Mr. Kevin Huffman, Secretary, Dr. Jason Robinson, Mr. Bobby Cox, Ms, Edith Williams, Dr. Craig Hammond, Mr. Lewis Moorer, Mr. Dan Lawson. Only THREE commissioners showed up:  Tate, Moorer and Lawson.  Also in […]

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In Washington Today

In Washington Today

on September 17, 2013, 8:44 AM / in National News, News

Ronald Binz, the White House nominee to lead the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, will testify before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. He’s taking heat from pro-coal conservative groups, and can expect tough questions Tuesday from Republicans, and probably Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.). But a green energy business group, Advanced Energy Economy, offered fresh backing Monday for Binz, the […]

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California Proposals Would Raise Costs for Homebuyers

California Proposals Would Raise Costs for Homebuyers

on September 17, 2013, 8:22 AM / in National News, News

California has no shortage of politicians with “well-meaning” proposals that would ultimately harm the people they are supposed to help. In two recent op-eds,  Benjamin W. Powell, co-editor of Housing America: Building Out of a Crisis, sheds light on counterproductive schemes that are supposed to help homeowners. The first comes from Richmond, Calif., where the mayor has pushed for a […]

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U.S. Energy Freedom Would Undermine Russian Arms Exports

U.S. Energy Freedom Would Undermine Russian Arms Exports

on September 17, 2013, 8:14 AM / in National News, News

Russian President Vladimir Putin may have helped avert U.S. airstrikes in Syria, but he continues to sell arms to Damascus and Tehran. American policymakers could hinder his ability to spread weapons by allowing more U.S. energy exports, according to William F. Shughart II. “The right path forward will not only grow our economy and improve our own energy security, it […]

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40-year-old died from botched IUD removal/tubal ligation surgery: lawsuit

40-year-old died from botched IUD removal/tubal ligation surgery: lawsuit

on September 17, 2013, 8:11 AM / in National News, News

by Ben Johnson (LifeSiteNews.com) – A routine contraceptive procedure left a 40-year-old woman dead, according to a lawsuit filed by her widowed husband in California. Nicole Lee Stein Caruso had a 40-minute medical procedure to remove her IUD and have a tubal ligation on April 13, 2011. However, a pinprick just three-by-four millimeters lacerted Caruso’s left internal iliac artery, the […]

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Fox joins the homosexual agenda

Fox joins the homosexual agenda

on September 17, 2013, 8:07 AM / in National News, News

by Dr. Joel McDurmon Original Post File this under “And you thought Fox was different?” Recent news reports say that college football commentator Craig James was fired by Fox Sports after only one day on the job when his employers discovered his conservative views on sexuality and marriage. The Washington Times reports, Craig James, a former NFL player who unsuccessfully ran last […]

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Lindsey’s Plan for War on Iran

Lindsey’s Plan for War on Iran

on September 17, 2013, 8:00 AM / in News, Opinion

This summer produced a triumph of American patriotism. A grassroots coalition arose to demand Congress veto any war on Syria. Congress got the message and was ready to vote no to war, when President Obama seized upon Vladimir Putin’s offer to work together to disarm Syria of chemical weapons. The war America did not want — did not come. Lindsey […]

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Thought for Today!

Thought for Today!

on September 17, 2013, 7:08 AM / in Opinion

Should we manage by the numbers and utilize formulas or should we listen to God and build your life, our business, our government, through relationships? If you chose either of those answers, you have fallen for the “right/wrong”, “either/or” game. It’s both. And there’s more. If we rely only on numbers or formulas and we leave God out of the […]

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Repeal the new APHIS regulatory ruling regarding the definition of “Retail Pet Stores” under the Animal Welfare Act.

Repeal the new APHIS regulatory ruling regarding the definition of “Retail Pet Stores” under the Animal Welfare Act.

on September 16, 2013, 4:06 PM / in Announcements

This petition is to seek repeal of a new regulation that has been added to the Animal Welfare Act by APHIS. The new rule prohibits hobby dog breeders from selling puppies/dogs sight unseen via the Internet without a USDA license. That means no puppies or dogs can be sold and/or shipped without the buyer personally seeing what they are buying. […]

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Las Vegas Installs 37 DHS Surveillance Cameras on the Strip

Las Vegas Installs 37 DHS Surveillance Cameras on the Strip

on September 16, 2013, 8:57 AM / in National News, News

What happens in Vegas will be recorded by cameras provided by the Department of Homeland Security. All along the storied Las Vegas Strip, 37 surveillance cameras watch and record every movement. Such an expensive purchase might surprise citizens of Sin City given that the Metropolitan Police Department is in the middle of a hiring freeze and has laid off dozens […]

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The 545 People Responsible For All Of U.S. Woes

on September 16, 2013, 8:49 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

BY Charley Reese Originally Published Feb. 3, 1984 Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them. Have you ever wondered why, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, we have deficits? Have you ever wondered why, if all the politicians are against inflation and high taxes, we have inflation […]

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The Great Ones Are Leaving Us

The Great Ones Are Leaving Us

on September 16, 2013, 8:40 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. The year 2013 is already an incredibly sad year for me–and it’s not even over yet. I can tell you for a fact that the melancholy side of my temperament is being sorely tested. As the date of this column is so close to the infamous date of 9/11, I was going to write about […]

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Congress Must Recapture Its Lost War Powers

Congress Must Recapture Its Lost War Powers

on September 16, 2013, 8:38 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“It was a damn near-run thing,” said the Duke of Wellington. The Iron Duke was speaking of Waterloo. And for the United States, it was a damn near-run thing that we are not now in a major war — with an enraged Arab and Muslim world viewing sickening videos of dead and dying Syrian women and children from U.S. missile […]

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ELECTED BOARDS, THE LYNCH PIN OF FREEDOM

ELECTED BOARDS, THE LYNCH PIN OF FREEDOM

on September 16, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

When all of our public schools are finally converted to Charters (with the help of CC and the new assessments) you will find the doors of the school close on parents like a bank vault. The final loss of parental control will have manifested itself.  Can’t ya just see BILL GATES SCHOOL OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMERS now??  The fire I speak […]

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Humane Society receives $2,000 donation in wake of directors death

Humane Society receives $2,000 donation in wake of directors death

on September 16, 2013, 8:26 AM / in People

Mr. Bilyeu was a nice man. I’m sorry to hear of his death. CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee(WDEF) – Hours after the death of Humane Educational Society director Guy Bilyeu, an anonymous woman donated $2,000 to the shelter. Guy Bilyeu passed away early Saturday morning in the hospital. He spent the last six days of his life in the intensive care unit after […]

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Media

Media

on September 16, 2013, 8:19 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Original Post I have dealt with the media for over forty years and have to say for the most part, I’ve gotten a pretty fair shake most of the time. The interviews I’ve done have almost always been presented in the spirit in which they were given and the critical reviews of the shows were honestly critiqued from the point […]

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THE TYRANNY OF THE MAJORITY (REVISITED)

THE TYRANNY OF THE MAJORITY (REVISITED)

on September 16, 2013, 8:15 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Michael Gaddy The response to the original commentary of this title was very well received by my readers. Despite that, I was somewhat disappointed that of the responses I received, no one touched on one of the points I had hoped to convey. The point was made that after several weeks of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, the delegates in […]

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Around to Block with Jackie

Around to Block with Jackie

on September 16, 2013, 8:11 AM / in National News, News

Cruz Tries to Claim the Middle Ground on Immigration Seems to me that all of us in Texas better ask Ted Cruz for a CLEAR and DEFINITIVE explanation of his REAL stand on immigration is.  ILLEGALS are ILLEGALS and no amount of pussy footing around on that FACT should be allowed.  ENFORCE the existing immigration laws or call yourself a […]

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