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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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Pastor, Please Help Us!

Pastor, Please Help Us!

on February 1, 2013, 9:35 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. All over America, county sheriffs are standing up and promising to protect their citizens’ right to keep and bear arms. They are pledging that, not only will they not participate in any federal gun ban, but that they will aggressively oppose any federal agencies that attempt to confiscate the semi-automatic rifles from the people of […]

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The Corbett Report: Calling Out The Hypocritical, War-Loving Left

on February 1, 2013, 9:17 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

You mighty want to try actually watching the video before commenting on it. From the transcript: “The silver lining, if ever there was one, is that as a result of all of this there will be more and more waking up to the complete charade of party politics and realizing that a true, honest anti-war movement will have to be […]

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Jackie’s Top News Items

Jackie’s Top News Items

on February 1, 2013, 9:11 AM / in National News, News

OUTRAGE: Decorated Combat Veteran Arrested in New York: Charged with 5 felonies for possession of AR magazines [Ed. Note: Tyrannical governments ALWAYS pass Draconian laws that turn law abiding citizens into criminals. GET IT? We LIVE UNDER TYRANNY NOW. If this case isn’t thrown out as it should be, Nathan Hadadd needs to demand a jury trial and pray he […]

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National Weather Service Report

on February 1, 2013, 5:46 AM / in Local News, News

Issued by The National Weather Service Memphis, TN        4:30 am CST, Fri., Feb. 1, 2013 … ICY SPOTS ON AREA ROADWAYS ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN ARKANSAS… THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL… AND WEST TENNESSEE THIS MORNING… A BAND OF MODERATE SNOW THAT MOVED ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE MID SOUTH LAST NIGHT RESULTED IN ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE INCH IN SOME […]

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Quote for the Day

Quote for the Day

on February 1, 2013, 4:58 AM / in History

“Never fight ugly people — they have nothing to lose.” “Irish” Wayne Kelly Born  November 19, 1948 in Garden City, New York, The United States Died February 01, 2012 Author of Forget Nam? Never! Get Out and Read a Book… You might learn something “Boxers, like prostitutes, are in the business of ruining their bodies for the pleasure of strangers.” […]

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A Living Bible

on February 1, 2013, 4:56 AM / in Bedtime Stories

His name is Bill. He has wild hair, wears a T-shirt with holes in it, jeans, and no shoes. This was literally his wardrobe for his entire four years of college. He is brilliant. Kind of esoteric and very, very bright. He became a Christian while attending college. Across the street from the campus is a well-dressed, very conservative church. […]

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Quote for the Day

Quote for the Day

on February 1, 2013, 4:35 AM / in History

Of all the arguments for giving amnesty to illegal immigrants, the most foolish is the argument that we can’t find and expel all of them. There is not a law on the books that someone has not violated, including laws against murder, and we certainly have not found and prosecuted all the violators — whether murderers or traffic law violators. […]

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Farmers Begin Planting Hemp Under New Colorado Hemp Legalization

Farmers Begin Planting Hemp Under New Colorado Hemp Legalization

on January 31, 2013, 11:51 AM / in National News, News

Many farmers in Colorado will be expanding their list of planted crops this Spring after groundbreaking legislation was passed last November that allowed not only for the legalization of marijuana, but hemp as well. Now in case you’re not familiar, hemp is actually a multi-purpose substance that does not produce the high effects of marijuana. In fact, it’s mainly used […]

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Big Brother Brownell to Be a Blue Devil

Big Brother Brownell to Be a Blue Devil

on January 31, 2013, 11:34 AM / in National News, News

In 1991, a young professor started his career at Yale. Many pants sizes, several awful proposals to regulate what everybody can eat and drink, and 22 years later, Kelly “Twinkie Tax” Brownell is moving on from Yale’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, where the now-very-portly professor condemns cereal, soft drinks, and restaurant foods. He will take the reins […]

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Invitation to a Local Leaders Call with Cecilia Muñoz

Invitation to a Local Leaders Call with Cecilia Muñoz

on January 31, 2013, 10:15 AM / in National News, News

Don’t Forget…. this afternoon, someone will use this entree….. The White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs cordially invites you to join White House Domestic Policy Director Cecilia Muñoz on Thursday, January 31, for a call with local leaders across the country to discuss President Obama’s speech on fixing our broken immigration system. You can find the President’s remarks from his […]

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Quote for the Day

Quote for the Day

on January 31, 2013, 4:22 AM / in History

“Born in other countries, yet believing you could be happy in this, our laws acknowledge, as they should do, your right to join us in society, conforming, as I doubt not you will do, to our established rules.” Thomas Jefferson Written in a letter to Hugh White, 1801 Hugh Lawson White (October 30, 1773 – April 10, 1840) was a […]

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Letter to an Eagle Scout

Letter to an Eagle Scout

on January 30, 2013, 4:08 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This letter is a response from Mark Alexander to his son, a Cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy, concerning the Boy Scouts of America national board proposal to allow homosexual Scout leaders. Alexander is both a Troop Scoutmaster and member of his area Boy Scout Executive Council.) I received your note about news of an upcoming proposal […]

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Jackson City Council Meeting February 5th 2013

on January 30, 2013, 10:55 AM / in Local News, News

9:00 A.M. GEORGE A. SMITH MEETING ROOM I.        CALL TO ORDER II.       INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG   (COUNCILMEMBER ERNEST BROOKS) III.      ROLL CALL IV.      APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE JANUARY 8, 2013, CITY COUNCIL MEETING. V.       INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT. VI.      PROCLAMATIONS. VII.     FIRST READING:  1.       Consideration of an ordinance to rezone property located at the […]

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