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Summers withdraws from consideration as next Fed chairman

on September 16, 2013, 7:19 AM / in National News, News

By Kyle Balluck Lawrence Summers on Sunday withdrew his name from consideration to succeed Ben Bernanke as the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. According to multiple reports, the request was made in a letter to President Obama. “It has been a privilege to work with you since the beginning of your Administration as you led the nation through a […]

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Conservatives: Obama will blink

Conservatives: Obama will blink

on September 16, 2013, 7:15 AM / in National News, News

By Erik Wasson and Peter Schroeder The Hill A weakened President Obama will back down if there is a standoff over funding  ObamaCare and preventing a government shutdown, House conservatives  say. They are urging Speaker John Boehner  (R-Ohio) and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) to gamble that Obama and Senate  Democrats will take the blame if they reject legislation that […]

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Common Core Hearings

Common Core Hearings

on September 16, 2013, 7:01 AM / in News, State News

For many months, grassroots activists across the state have been raising concerns about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  These concerns are now also shared by many legislators. Because the interest has been so high, Sen. Dolores Gresham, chairman of the Senate Education Committee, has graciously scheduled formal hearings on the CCSS for September 19-20, 2013. September 19, the hearing […]

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Bill Gates Part II and III

Bill Gates Part II and III

on September 16, 2013, 6:58 AM / in National News, News

Senate Education Committee Dolores Gresham, Chair Phone       (615) 741-2368 sen.dolores.gresham@capitol.tn.gov Reginald Tate, 1st Vice-Chair Phone       (615) 741-2509 Fax (615) 253-0167 sen.reginald.tate@capitol.tn.gov Steven Dickerson, 2nd Vice-Chair Phone       (615) 741-6679 sen.steven.dickerson@capitol.tn.gov Charlotte Burks Phone       (615) 741-3978 sen.charlotte.burks@capitol.tn.gov Stacey Campfield Phone       (615) 741-1766 sen.stacey.campfield@capitol.tn.gov Rusty Crowe Phone       (615) 741-2468 sen.rusty.crowe@capitol.tn.gov       Todd Gardenhire Phone       (615) 741-6682 sen.todd.gardenhire@capitol.tn.gov Joey Hensley Phone       (615) 741-3100 […]

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Obama looks to fill fall scorecard with regs, going small-bore

Obama looks to fill fall scorecard with regs, going small-bore

on September 15, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News

President Obama hopes to fill his 2012 campaign scorecard this fall by focusing on executive actions and smaller-bore legislative items. Progress on the president’s big-ticket agenda of gun control, immigration  reform and the budget has been stymied by a gridlocked Congress, but the White  House thinks Obama can still score several political victories. “We’ll continue to work with folks on both […]

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The Numbers for The Jackson Press are growing

The Numbers for The Jackson Press are growing

on September 14, 2013, 4:12 PM / in Local News, News

We told you that we would be reporting to you our numbers at least once a month… well we have gotten behind but our readers have been steadily increasing over the last 5 months. Now we are not talking about dramatic numbers, but we are talking about steady numbers. On average, our articles are read by at least 2,600 every […]

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Traitors, Heroes and Fools

Traitors, Heroes and Fools

on September 14, 2013, 8:51 AM / in National News, News

It’s been a busy week at Gun Owners of America. GOA representatives have covered the airwaves — both radio and TV — and have received frequent invitations from national outlets, including CNN and Fox News. This week, gun rights were in the news quite a bit:  Much of it was encouraging; some was disappointing.  What follows is a brief report. […]

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The Grade

The Grade

on September 14, 2013, 8:45 AM / in National News, News, State News

We received this report from Larry Jordan this morning and we thought we should pass this on.     Saw this excellent Brenda Walker column that is an update of the original ’60 Minutes’ program of January 2013. For the past four  to five years, I’ve been sending to many people one of the very best voter guides at election […]

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How popular are you? Take the test…

How popular are you? Take the test…

on September 14, 2013, 8:35 AM / in Opinion

People sometimes say, “Calm down, it isn’t a popularity contest.” Well, people lied. It totally is. Around here anyway. So exactly how popular are you and is this a good thing? Only one way to find out: fiiiight! Sorry, I mean, take our test …. By Michael Hogan 1. How will you celebrate your next birthday? Dinner and drinks with […]

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Kentucky Trial Balloon: RFID Tracking Chips on All Guns

Kentucky Trial Balloon: RFID Tracking Chips on All Guns

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

Editor’s Note: After spending a good deal of time reviewing the Kentucky State Legislative system, we have been unable to verify the validity of this story and while we are not removing the piece, we are suggesting that this story is a hoax that has made its way around the internet…. sorry. By Gary North – The Tea Party Economist The […]

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American Exceptionalism: Putin, the Neocons, and Ron Paul

on September 14, 2013, 8:13 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Daniel McAdams  or the The Ron Paul Institute When Russian President Vladimir Putin took his American counterpart to task in a recent New York Times Editorial over Obama’s invocation of the standard neoconservative boilerplate “American exceptionalism” to justify an aggressive US foreign policy, US neocons shrieked in unison. How dare he, they cried. But to the neoconservatives, American exceptionalism has nothing […]

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WITHOUT NATURAL AFFECTION

WITHOUT NATURAL AFFECTION

on September 14, 2013, 8:07 AM / in News, Opinion

From the hardest working woman on the Internet – W.G.E.N. [idzrus@grassrootsgranny.com] By Coach Dave Daubenmire  NewsWithViews.com Original Post This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that […]

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Jackie’s News from Around the Block

Jackie’s News from Around the Block

on September 14, 2013, 8:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

To: W.G.E.N. From: Lynn Stuter My response to Rand Paul’s claim that America is “exceptional”.  It once was; it is no more.  I also include my e-mail to Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers regards the same. Representative McMorris Rodgers, Apparently, John Boehner is “insulted” by Valadimir Putin’s remark about “American Exceptionalism”. There a day when America was exceptional, when our esteemed […]

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Four people found slain in car near ‘quiet’ Tennessee community

Four people found slain in car near ‘quiet’ Tennessee community

on September 13, 2013, 10:59 AM / in News, State News

  Officials with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation investigate the discovery of four bodies in a vehicle on Thursday near Crab Orchard, Tenn By Tim Ghianni, Reuters NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Four people were found shot to death in a car in Tennessee, police said on Thursday. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Kristin Helm said authorities were trying to identify the […]

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Pastor Terry Jones held after threats to burn Korans

Pastor Terry Jones held after threats to burn Korans

on September 13, 2013, 10:14 AM / in National News, News

Pastor Terry Jones was arrested while driving through liberal-leaning Mulberry, Florida after announcing plans to burn nearly 3,000 copies of the Koran on the anniversary of 9/11. His truck was towing a large barbecue grill filled with the kerosene-soaked Muslim holy books. He had said he planned to burn the 2,998 copies at a Tampa Bay park in recognition of […]

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Rand Paul rips Booker, praises Lonegan, spares Christie

Rand Paul rips Booker, praises Lonegan, spares Christie

on September 13, 2013, 10:06 AM / in National News, News

By Matt Friedman/The Star-Ledger The Star-Ledger Original Post TRENTON — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky today said Republican U.S. Senate nominee Steve Lonegan could be the conservative “hero of the year” if he pulls off a victory against Democrat Cory Booker in the special October election. “If he wins, he’ll be a huge hero because it will probably be […]

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Recalled Colorado Senator Has a Meltdown on CNN

Recalled Colorado Senator Has a Meltdown on CNN

on September 13, 2013, 9:51 AM / in National News, News

By Katie Pavlich Town Hall Original Post Former Colorado Senator Angela Giron, who was recalled in a historic election Tuesday night for her pro-gun control votes last Spring, tore a page out of DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s playbook on CNN yesterday by blaming her defeat on voter suppression. Thanks to Twitchy for the partial transcript: Giron: What this story […]

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GOP bill blocks food stamp users from buying junk food

GOP bill blocks food stamp users from buying junk food

on September 13, 2013, 9:44 AM / in National News, News

By Pete Kasperowicz Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) on Tuesday proposed legislation that would require  people using federal food stamps to buy only healthy food. The Healthy  Food Choices Act, H.R. 3073, reflects a long-standing criticism that the  government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) allows people to buy billions of dollars worth of junk food. A 2012 study found that food […]

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Teachers Union Decertified in Wisconsin

Teachers Union Decertified in Wisconsin

on September 13, 2013, 8:17 AM / in National News, News

By Thomas Lifson American Thinker Teachers  in Kenosha, Wisconsin – the third largest school district in the state — have  voted overwhelmingly to free themselves from the clutches of the teachers union,  the Kenosha Education Association, which will now disband. Thanks to the reform  bill, Act 10, pushed by Governor Scott Walker, public employee unions are  limited to bargaining over […]

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Humor for Today

Humor for Today

on September 13, 2013, 8:12 AM / in Bedtime Stories, News

From the geniuses at ThePeoplesCube.com

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