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Last Hurrah of the Interventionists?

Last Hurrah of the Interventionists?

on August 2, 2013, 7:07 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

  In what a Washington Post columnist describes as a rout of Rand Paul isolationism, the Senate just voted overwhelmingly to send another $1.5 billion in foreign aid to Egypt. The House voted 400-20 to impose new sanctions on Iran’s oil exports, two days before Iran’s new president, elected on a pledge to re-engage the West on the nuclear issue, […]

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Bits and Pieces August 2nd 2013

Bits and Pieces August 2nd 2013

on August 2, 2013, 6:47 AM / in Local News, National News, News, State News

Fired Tennessee newspaper editor: Termination was political and retroactive On Thursday, the Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press announced  the termination of one of its editors for what was deemed to be an  inappropriate headline criticizing President Barack Obama on the day of a visit  to Chattanooga to promote his economic policies. Later that day, Johnson gave an interview to The […]

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West TN Regional Chapter of the TFA Meeting

on August 1, 2013, 8:55 AM / in Announcements

The August Meeting of the West TN Regional Chapter of the TFA will be held Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Brooks Shaw Old Country Store. Our room will be available at 5:30 P.M. for those who wish to share a meal and fellowship, the meeting proper will begin at 6:45. Our Speaker this month will be Lt. Brad Wilbanks of […]

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Images from Chattanooga

Images from Chattanooga

on August 1, 2013, 8:47 AM / in News, State News

Yesterday at an Obama protest.  The coward wouldn’t come within seven miles of this protest. CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) – By Matt Barbour As President Obama arrived in Chattanooga, not everyone had welcome signs to greet him. Protesters gathered off Lee Highway near the airport, holding signs that said everything from “Obama hates America” to “Obama lies.” The Chattanooga Tea Party […]

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Indiana forfeits to Planned Parenthood in legal battle to stop state funding to abortion providers

Indiana forfeits to Planned Parenthood in legal battle to stop state funding to abortion providers

on August 1, 2013, 8:41 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen INDIANAPOLIS, IN, July 31, 2013 (LifeSiteNews) – A federal judge made permanent Tuesday a temporary injunction against an Indiana state law that blocked Medicaid funds from being used to pay for medical procedures performed at abortion centers. The law, passed in 2011, was the first of its kind in the nation, and blocked abortion providers from receiving […]

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I Think @BrentBozell Wins This One

on August 1, 2013, 8:37 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson Many know Brent Bozell as head of the Media Research Center.  Few realize he has another group called For America. It is For America you need to focus on right now.  They’ve just thrown a punch in Mitch McConnell’s direction over his refusal to sign on to Mike Lee’s plan to undermine Obamacare. Watch this.  It’s the […]

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Democrats Condone Weiner Campaign Attack On Female Intern

on August 1, 2013, 8:31 AM / in National News, News

By: Dana Loesch Earlier when asked about former representative-turned-mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz excused the matter as a “personal struggle” and declined to demand that he leave office. Relatedly, Sally Kohn has a piece suggesting that women at the top face more harassment than those on the lower rungs of the ladder and writes: Another study found that […]

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5 Handguns that are Nice and Cheap

5 Handguns that are Nice and Cheap

on August 1, 2013, 8:29 AM / in National News, News

by Chris Eger No matter our intentions, all of us at one time or another has fallen into the trap of gun snobbery, and this usually goes hand in hand with a lust for those sleek and beautiful creatures that grace the glossy covers of the gun pubs. But as just as rarely is the prettiest girl in the room […]

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U.S. House of Representatives Passes “Student Success Act”

U.S. House of Representatives Passes “Student Success Act”

on August 1, 2013, 8:08 AM / in National News, News

NOTE:  I know all our subscribers are NOT fans of increasing the number of Charter Schools, but we can still appreciate the efforts of congress to return more control to parents and impact the actions of the US Dept of Education. For the first time since 2001, a comprehensive rewrite of ESEA has made it to the floor in Congress. […]

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A Little Splash From the Past – Feeling Safer Yet

on August 1, 2013, 7:09 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion

In 2007, Mayor Gist created a Safe Neighborhood Task Force, mainly made up by his friends and government employees with a couple sprinklings of actual representatives. On this day in 2007, Councilman Dodd (a convicted felon himself at the time) requested that a ex-convict and gang member be added to the task force. This request overshadowed the request that I […]

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ADRL RETURNS TO MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

on July 31, 2013, 8:09 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

WHO: MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY WHEN: JULY 1, 2 & 3 Attached: SCHEDULE OF EVENTS WHAT: The 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, returns to rock Memphis International Raceway August 1-3, 2013.  Don’t miss your first glimpse of the unbelievable racing action that is what ADRL is known for on Thursday, August 1st at ADRL Team Testing.  The gates open at […]

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HUNTER RESIGNATION CONFIRMS 2ND CLASS CITIZENSHIP STATUS OF SOUTHERNERS

HUNTER RESIGNATION CONFIRMS 2ND CLASS CITIZENSHIP STATUS OF SOUTHERNERS

on July 31, 2013, 3:09 PM / in National News, News

By Kirk D. Lyons Libertarian Senator Rand Paul has done the inevitable: he has sacked his aide Jack Hunter, aka the Southern Avenger, after the liberal media (now there’s an oxymoron)  began baying for Hunter’s blood 2 weeks ago. Hunter’s crime, for a crime it was, was that a few of his incisive you-tube essays as the masked “Southern Avenger” […]

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Obamacare Supporters Sign Petition For “Mandatory Euthanasia” Of Senior Citizens

on July 31, 2013, 2:31 PM / in National News, News

By Steve Watson Infowars.com People eagerly sign as activist tells them “We’re going to put them to sleep like you would your dog” A video clip posted to YouTube by activist Mark Dice shows supporters of Obamacare blindly signing a petition calling for “mandatory euthanasia” under the new health law. Dice was able to gather several signatures for the fake […]

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It’s the Original Twin Cities All Over Again

It’s the Original Twin Cities All Over Again

on July 31, 2013, 9:43 AM / in National News, News

I have made it known to my radio audience after eighteen years, that although I was taught certain things in my youth, which never leave me – I am not a daily reader of ‘The Word,’ but it doesn’t take much to see what a sick society we have become in America. Sodom and Gomorrah ain’t got nothing on us. […]

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Warrantless Cellphone Tracking Is Upheld

Warrantless Cellphone Tracking Is Upheld

on July 31, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News

By  SOMINI SENGUPTA – The New York Times Original Post   Editor’s Note: I feel so much safer now… don’t you! In a significant victory for law enforcement, a federal appeals court on Tuesday said that government authorities could extract historical location data directly from telecommunications carriers without a search warrant. The closely watched case, in the United States Court of […]

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Schiff: We’re Heading For A Crisis

Schiff: We’re Heading For A Crisis

on July 31, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News

By Money Morning Staff Reports Washington  is engaged in a massive  “campaign” to make Americans believe the economy is  in recovery.  But in reality the United  States is at the brink of a devastating economic crash that will cause catastrophic  market losses and impoverish millions. That’s  according to Peter Schiff, the best-selling author and CEO of Euro Pacific  Capital, who delivered […]

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Editor jailed for seven years and sentenced to 600 LASHES after starting ‘Free Saudi Liberals’ website

Editor jailed for seven years and sentenced to 600 LASHES after starting ‘Free Saudi Liberals’ website

on July 31, 2013, 7:05 AM / in National News, News

Raif Badawi was  accused of cyber crime and disobeying his father He set up the  website Free Saudi Liberals to disclose role of religion Judge also  ordered that the site should be closed down By  Mail Foreign Service The editor of a Saudi Arabian social website  has been sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes for founding an  […]

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First gay divorce finalized in Colorado

First gay divorce finalized in Colorado

on July 31, 2013, 6:59 AM / in National News, News

DENVER – Colorado’s first recognized same-sex divorce is  final. Supporters   of Colorado’s new civil unions law say  the court ruling sets a precedent for gay couples married in other states who  want to legally terminate their relationships here without uprooting their  lives. Juli Yim and Lorelei Jones wed in Massachusetts in 2009,  where same-sex marriage is legal. Yim tells the […]

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Look out below! Work more, get less in Obamacare ‘cliff’

Look out below! Work more, get less in Obamacare ‘cliff’

on July 31, 2013, 6:51 AM / in National News, News

By: Dan Mangan | Writer CNBC Report Be careful you don’t fall off the Obamacare “cliff” when the boss asks you to put in some overtime. Working more could ultimately mean thousands of dollars less for you under a quirk in the new health-care law going into effect this fall. This could prompt some people to cut back on their hours […]

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Obama offers new ‘grand bargain’ to GOP ahead of budget fights

Obama offers new ‘grand bargain’ to GOP ahead of budget fights

on July 31, 2013, 6:38 AM / in National News, News

NBC News By Michael O’Brien, Political Reporter, NBC News President Barack Obama challenged Republicans on Tuesday to help him craft a “grand bargain” for the middle class, unveiling a corporate tax reform proposal intended to put the GOP on the spot ahead of the budget battles he faces with Congress this fall by trying to rally public opinion using the […]

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