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Boy Scouts’ Woes Continue With Assault by Atheists

Boy Scouts’ Woes Continue With Assault by Atheists

on May 27, 2013, 8:10 PM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: This is what happens when you capitulate. Written by  Dave Bohon On the heels of the news that they caved in to pressure from the homosexual lobby and will allow participation by boys who identify as “gay,” the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) are facing a new assault, this time from the nation’s organized atheists. On May 24 […]

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Have a Blessed Memorial Day

Have a Blessed Memorial Day

on May 27, 2013, 6:14 AM / in People

It is my hope and prayer that everyone have a safe and happy Memorial Day. As you gather with friends and family this weekend, remember those who have gave so much of themselves in defense of this country. We tend to forget the struggles that America’s founders went through, risking everything to chart a new course for the fledgling country. […]

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Memorial Day 2010 VFW Post 1848 Jackson Tennessee / Jerry Bastin

Memorial Day 2010 VFW Post 1848 Jackson Tennessee / Jerry Bastin

on May 27, 2013, 5:54 AM / in History

A speech given by County Commissioner Jerry Bastin in 2010 where he addressed a group of VFW vets in Jackson three Memorial days ago. I thought that I would share his thoughts with you. It is an honor that I do so. In the village of Waterloo, New York, on May 5, 1866 the town was decorated with flags at […]

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Judge Reduces Sentence of Teacher over ‘Hypersexuality’ Defense

Judge Reduces Sentence of Teacher over ‘Hypersexuality’ Defense

on May 26, 2013, 7:53 PM / in National News, News

by Warner Todd Huston A Virginia judge reduced the sentence of a high school teacher because she claimed she’d been diagnosed with a “hypersexuality” disorder. On May 23, Campbell County Circuit Court Judge John T. Cook sentenced William Campbell High School teacher Kathleen Cawthorne, 32, to 11 years in jail. However, Judge Cook suspended all but four months of the sentence […]

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Are you ready for ‘PERMANENT MINORITY STATUS?’

Are you ready for ‘PERMANENT MINORITY STATUS?’

on May 26, 2013, 7:50 PM / in National News, News

The Gang of Eight bill will reduce Republicans and conservatives to a permanent minority status. For the last century, immigrants who came in big waves voted at least 2-to-1 Democratic, in recent years it was 3-to-1, and there is zero evidence that the amnestied persons believe in Republican principles such as limited government and balanced budgets.  http://www.conservativeactionalerts.com/2013/05/gang-of-eight-betrays-americans/  Gang of Eight […]

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LDS Church Accepts New Boy Scout Policy on Gay Members

on May 26, 2013, 7:46 PM / in National News, News

I rec’d the item below from Sheila and I thank her for this.  It does require me to reverse my comments in an earlier email about the BSA and the Mormon Church and that is what I am doing here.  REVERSING MY COMMENTS about some organization such as the Mormon Church to create an alternative to the BSA Queer Scouts. […]

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Serena, Federer open with easy wins

Serena, Federer open with easy wins

on May 26, 2013, 3:47 PM / in Sports, Tennis

PARIS (AP) 2013 FRENCH OPEN Serena Williams won her opening match at the French Open, and then achieved a career breakthrough by speaking French to the crowd for the first time. ”I’m a beginner,” Williams said – referring to her French, not tennis. Her play spoke volumes Sunday. Williams returned to the red clay that tripped her up in the […]

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Kanaan finally wins the Indy 500

Kanaan finally wins the Indy 500

on May 26, 2013, 3:44 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tony Kanaan has finally won the Indianapolis 500. Kanaan drove past Ryan Hunter-Reay on a restart Sunday with three laps to go, then coasted across the finish line under yellow when defending race winner Dario Franchitti crashed far back in the field.  It was a hugely popular victory at the speedway, where Kanaan had endured so much heartache. […]

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The Masses are Hungry: TennCare expansion backed by most voters

The Masses are Hungry: TennCare expansion backed by most voters

on May 26, 2013, 7:21 AM / in News, State News

by Andy Sher NASHVILLE — The majority of Tennesseans favoring an expansion of the state’s Medicaid program is now 60 percent, but most still don’t like the federal law that allows it, according to a new Vanderbilt University poll. The survey of 813 registered voters also found that Republican Gov. Bill Haslam’s job approval rating remains high at 63 percent […]

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Refusing sex survey costing Georgia federal funds

Refusing sex survey costing Georgia federal funds

on May 26, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News

by Associated Press ATLANTA — Georgia stands to lose $1.8 million in funding because state officials refuse to participate in a federal survey that asks high school and middle school students about their sexual history. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Gov. Nathan Deal and the state Department of Education have decided it’s inappropriate for school children as young as 12 to […]

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Annexation moratorium takes effect in Tennessee

Annexation moratorium takes effect in Tennessee

on May 26, 2013, 7:13 AM / in News, State News

by Andy Sher NASHVILLE — A 13-month partial moratorium on property annexations by Tennessee towns and cities is now in effect after Gov. Bill Haslam signed the measure brought by two Hamilton County legislators. The law, signed last week, halts forced annexations of residential and farm property already in progress prior to April 15 until May 15, 2014, unless a […]

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The Case Against Intervention

The Case Against Intervention

on May 26, 2013, 6:57 AM / in National News, News

The June 11, 2012 issue of Time magazine featured an article by Fareed Zakaria headlined: “The Case [whose?] Against Intervention in Syria: Regime change is overdue, but a slow squeeze is a smarter solution than war.” Knowing full well that the Constitution of the United States of [North] America does not authorize its own armed government for “intervening” into the […]

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An Alternative to the BSA – Check American Heritage Girls

on May 25, 2013, 9:16 AM / in National News, News

We have all seen and read and heard many reports on the abomination that took p-lace within the Boys Scouts of America – opening the doors to Sodomite youth and they have made no bones that the next step is to open the doors to Sodomite leaders. I noticed there are several articles on The Jackson Press this morning about this […]

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DNC: Republicans Doctored Emails and Are Making Up These Scandals or Something

DNC: Republicans Doctored Emails and Are Making Up These Scandals or Something

on May 25, 2013, 9:06 AM / in National News, News

By Katie Pavlich Katie Pavlich is the News Editor at Townhall.com. Follow her on Twitter @katiepavlich. She is also the author of Fast and Furious: Barack Obama’s Bloodiest Scandal and the Shameless Cover-Up. Friday afternoon, the Democratic National Committee sent out an official email accusing Republicans of “making up so-called scandals,” doctoring emails and stirring up “false rumors” about White […]

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Claws come out as PETA goes after anonymous online commenters for shelter kill claims

Claws come out as PETA goes after anonymous online commenters for shelter kill claims

on May 25, 2013, 8:58 AM / in National News, News

By JULIA MARSH New York Post The animal rights group PETA is hunting down personal information for anonymous commenters who allegedly defamed the organization by lambasting its pet euthanasia policy on the Huffington Post, according to a new Manhattan civil lawsuit. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants the court to release names, email addresses, phone numbers, and other […]

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Matt Barber says BSA delegates have ‘flipped their middle fingers’ at families

Matt Barber says BSA delegates have ‘flipped their middle fingers’ at families

on May 25, 2013, 8:53 AM / in National News, News

“What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?” (Mark 8:36) It’s a sad day for both Scouting and for freedom. Indeed, it’s a sad day for America. The century-old Boy Scouts of America (BSA) – created in 1910 to “prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes” – has […]

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Will the West Wake Up?

Will the West Wake Up?

on May 25, 2013, 7:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

After a British soldier wearing a Help for Heroes charity T-shirt was run over, stabbed and slashed with machetes and a meat cleaver, and beheaded, the Tory government advised its soldiers that it is probably best not to appear in uniform on the streets of their capital. Both murderers were wounded by police. One was photographed and recorded. His message: […]

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White House silent about Holder approving Fox News probe

White House silent about Holder approving Fox News probe

on May 25, 2013, 6:46 AM / in National News, News

The White House on Friday didn’t respond to a report that Attorney General Eric Holder authorized the seizure a Fox News reporter’s phone and email records — and with no daily press briefing scheduled Friday that could mean silence from the administration through the Memorial Day weekend. NBC News reported Thursday that Holder approved the search of Fox News reporter […]

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Strong Reaction Follows Boy Scouts’ Decision to Allow Homosexual Members

Strong Reaction Follows Boy Scouts’ Decision to Allow Homosexual Members

on May 25, 2013, 6:41 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon Following a historic vote by the leadership of the Boys Scouts of America (BSA) to allow participation by boys who claim to be homosexual, both gay activist groups and conservative, pro-family organizations expressed disapproval of the Scouting program, but for very different reasons. Sixty-one percent of the roughly 1,400 voting members of the BSA’s national council […]

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Department of Justice Pressuring Staff to Affirm Homosexuality

Department of Justice Pressuring Staff to Affirm Homosexuality

on May 25, 2013, 6:31 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Dave Bohon    A whistleblower from the Department of Justice has come forward to expose a campaign by the Obama Administration’s Justice Department (DOJ) to pressure its employees to affirm homosexuality. Matt Staver of the Liberty Council, a Virginia-based conservative legal advocacy group, reported that the DOJ employee provided his group with a brochure, entitled LGBT Inclusion at […]

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