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Texas Flashlight

on February 5, 2013, 4:43 PM / in National News, News

Don’t leave home without it…Can you imagine the look on the bad guys faces when they see this?

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Carlyle Group Purchases DuPont Performance Coatings for $4.9 billion

on February 5, 2013, 4:33 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group L.P. (NASDAQ: CG) has completed its acquisition of DuPont Performance Coatings for $4.9 billion. The company will be renamed Axalta Coating Systems, and the investment was primarily funded with equity from Carlyle Partners V and Carlyle Europe Partners III. “We are excited to invest in Axalta Coating Systems and believe its strong market […]

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Official Ram Trucks Super Bowl Commercial “Farmer”

on February 5, 2013, 4:26 PM / in Bedtime Stories

Published on Feb  3, 2013 And on the eighth day, God looked down on his planned paradise and said, “I need a caretaker.” So God made a farmer. God said, “I need somebody willing to get up before dawn, milk cows, work all day in the field, milk cows again, eat supper, then go to town and stay past midnight […]

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Frank’s View of the News

Frank’s View of the News

on February 5, 2013, 9:01 AM / in News

Whoring from North Carolina: The N.C. Film Office will lead a North Carolina delegation at a film reception in Beverly Hills this week in the hopes of wooing more Hollywood productions to the state. More than 100 executives from major film studios such as Warner Bros. and Paramount, and executives from NBC and Fox, among others, will attend the Wednesday-night […]

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The Snakes in the GOP Grass

on February 5, 2013, 7:06 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Daniel Horowitz (Diary) Over the weekend, the New York Times reported that the power players at American Crossroads are financing a new group to help fund candidates in the primaries who oppose conservatives. In light of their smashing success electing candidates like Tommy Thompson, Rick Berg, Denny Rehberg, George Allen, Heather Wilson, and Linda Lingle, they will expand their […]

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The Republican Obsession

The Republican Obsession

on February 5, 2013, 6:56 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

If last week’s hearing for Chuck Hagel raised questions about his capacity to be secretary of defense, the show trial conducted by his inquisitors on the tribunal raised questions about the GOP. Is the Republican Party, as currently constituted, even capable of conducting a foreign policy befitting a world power? Or has it learned nothing and forgotten nothing since George […]

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Tennesseans for Liberty Meeting

Tennesseans for Liberty Meeting

on February 4, 2013, 8:06 PM / in Local News, News

  Friday, February 8th, 2013, 7:00pm Central Time Gander Mountain 1523 Vann Drive Jackson, Tennessee 38305 We’ll be discussing the organization, upcoming state legislation, how the state can stand against the federal government, and how you can actually make a difference. Special guests to include Sheriff Guy Buck, Tennessee Firearms Association representative Richard Archie, County Commissioner Adrian Eddleman and others. […]

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Nullification Heats Up Across the Country

on February 4, 2013, 8:01 PM / in National News, News, Opinion, State News

While President Obama travels the country to drum up support for more gun control, the number of county sheriffs proactively standing up to protect their citizens from these new measures grows daily. Former Sheriff Richard Mack’s organization, Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association, posts that 262 sheriffs and 6 state sheriffs associations have so far stepped forward (as of Monday […]

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Reflections on the American Revolution: The Militia

Reflections on the American Revolution: The Militia

on February 4, 2013, 8:00 AM / in History

By: Dan McLaughlin (Diary) How did thirteen colonies, with a barely functioning central government and a thrown-together, underfunded and poorly supplied army of constantly fluctuating size and composition, win the Revolutionary War?  One reason was the colonies’ ability to rely on their common citizens to supplement the Continental Army with local militia.  I’ve looked previously at the demographic and physical […]

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Surely You’re Joking, Dr. Chu!

Surely You’re Joking, Dr. Chu!

on February 4, 2013, 7:21 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Steve Maley (Diary) With the toner barely dry on Dr. Steven Chu’s resignation from his post as Secretary of Energy, the building of a mythology complete with tales of the Physics professor’s Feynman-esque insight is well underway. From Chu’s New York Times bio: After the 2010 Gulf oil spill, [Chu] became one of the most visible members of the […]

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From the Left

on February 4, 2013, 4:16 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

It is imperative that you understand the arguement of the other side in order to defend yourself on field of debate. Remember that all warfare is based on deception. On the subject of the filibuster and court appointments: It did not take long for the monumental folly of the Senate Democrats in not abolishing the filibuster to come to a head. […]

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Whats Going on in the Tennessee State House This Week

Whats Going on in the Tennessee State House This Week

on February 3, 2013, 4:12 AM / in News, State News

February 5th 2013 SENATE Committee Calendar Senate  Finance, Ways and Means Taxes SJR0001 (Brian Kelsey) Proposes an amendment to the state Constitution that prohibits the legislature from authorizing any new state or local tax on, or any state or local tax measured by, payroll or earned personal income. Senate Judiciary Guns in Cars SB0142 (Ron Ramsey) / HB0118 (Jeremy Faison)  Allows the […]

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More modern way of living

More modern way of living

on February 2, 2013, 5:32 PM / in National News, News

(Editor’s Note: I am hoping that the writer doesn’t live in the Beaufort area… I was thinking about retiring there…. If I am going to live near this type of logic I might as well live where I am) Some of you have written saying you can’t believe someone could be this stupid…Here is the link to the original letter to […]

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No more decisions behind closed doors!  Let’s get everyone talking about Common Core.

No more decisions behind closed doors! Let’s get everyone talking about Common Core.

on February 2, 2013, 2:55 PM / in Local News, News, Opinion, State News

By Alyson Williams – In the spring of 2011 I received a receipt for the sale of my children.  It came in the form of a flyer that simply notified me that my state and thereby my children’s school would comply with the Common Core. No  other details of the transaction were included. The transaction was  complete, and I had […]

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Arguing with children can be risky

on February 2, 2013, 3:01 AM / in Bedtime Stories

In a grade school lesson, a teacher was explaining a little bit about whales. A little girl in class piped up and said: “I just learned that Jonah in the bible was swallowed by a whale.” The teacher said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even though it was a very large mammal its […]

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Why do ‘The Young Turks’ hate White Southerners?

on February 1, 2013, 4:24 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

A friend sent this link to me today and I thought that I would share its contents with you. The Blog is entitled “News with an Attitude” and this particular article is written by Michael Cushman. The site is managed by Harold Poole who is an An American Patriot in Maryland! According to The Young Turks, a Left-wing political daily news […]

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Yahoo Mail Breach Linked to Old WordPress Vulnerability

on February 1, 2013, 4:03 PM / in National News, News

A couple WGEN subscribers have been caught up in this mess so I am posting it out to the entire list so those with Yahoo email can be aware of it –  and those without Yahoo email can also be aware.  Because of how I do things here at WGEN  (which irritates some folks because I refuse to click on […]

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Top 20 Tailgating Dips and Appetizers

Top 20 Tailgating Dips and Appetizers

on February 1, 2013, 10:10 AM / in Food

Okay, I subscribe to Southern Living….. have done so for years…. the stories are pretty good…. but it’s the food that keeps bringing me back! So, let us score big points with your fellow football fans by sharing these crowd-pleasing starters on game day. Game-Winning Appetizers Whether you’re at the game or cheering from home, kick off your tailgating party […]

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Christian, Pro-Family Voices Warn of Boy Scout Move to Allow Gay Leaders

on February 1, 2013, 9:46 AM / in National News, News

Written by Dave Bohon Pro-family and religious leaders are strongly imploring leaders in the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) not to cave in on the organization’s longtime policy banning homosexuals from serving as scout leaders. A BSA spokesman said that the move could come as early as the first week in February. “The policy change under discussion would allow the […]

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Advice from the DHS: See an Active Shooter? Run and Hide

on February 1, 2013, 9:44 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Written by Bob Adelmann A four-minute instructional video just released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) entitled “Active Shooter Situation: Options for Consideration” is filled with numerous suggestions for people confronting an “active shooter,” including evacuating the area, hiding from the shooter, warning others about the danger, locking and blocking doors, and silencing cellphones. Only in the gravest extreme, […]

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