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‘Press’ in distress

‘Press’ in distress

on August 16, 2013, 8:13 AM / in National News, News

New York Post NBC News is scrambling to defend “Meet the Press” anchor David Gregory amid dismal ratings and swirling rumors that he could be axed as host. The Sunday morning flagship and the longest-running show on network television has recently fallen to a 21-year ratings low, according to Mediaite. Nielsen data show it is averaging its smallest total viewer […]

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Blood dancing with the collectivist stars.

Blood dancing with the collectivist stars.

on August 16, 2013, 8:03 AM / in National News, News

Thanks to Sipsey Street Irregulars Newly discovered ‘gun control playbook’ codifies old strategy of ‘blood dancing’ This is one of the greatest differences between those of us who defend the Constitutionally guaranteed, fundamental human right of the individual to keep and bear arms, and those who would rob us of it if they could. We see the slaughter of innocents […]

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Christian Family-Owned Gun Parts Firm Wins Reprieve From HHS Mandate

Christian Family-Owned Gun Parts Firm Wins Reprieve From HHS Mandate

on August 16, 2013, 7:59 AM / in National News, News

By Barbara Hollingsworth (CNSNews.com) – A federal judge in the District of Columbia issued a preliminary injunction Wednesday that was requested by a Michigan gun parts manufacturer seeking an exemption to the Obama administration’s Health and Human Services (HHS) contraceptive mandate. Noting that there was a similar case pending before the D.C. Court of Appeals, the Department of Justice decided […]

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Invitation to a Local Leaders Call with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – Tuesday, August 20

Invitation to a Local Leaders Call with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius – Tuesday, August 20

on August 16, 2013, 7:54 AM / in Announcements, National News, News

The White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs cordially invites you to join U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on a Local Leaders Call to discuss the Affordable Care Act and how state and local leaders can help expand access to quality, affordable health coverage for millions of Americans in the Health Insurance Marketplaces starting October 1. Call Information […]

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California Becomes First State to Pass Dangerous “Transgender” Law

California Becomes First State to Pass Dangerous “Transgender” Law

on August 16, 2013, 7:21 AM / in National News, News

California has become the first state to implement a law giving special privileges to “transgender” individuals — those who supposedly identify with the gender opposite to the one they were born with. On August 12, Governor Jerry Brown signed a law giving transgender students in public schools the right to use whichever restroom or locker facilities they desire, and to […]

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Oregon Expands “Death Panel” Healthcare System

Oregon Expands “Death Panel” Healthcare System

on August 16, 2013, 7:16 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Brian Koenig The state of Oregon is rationing healthcare to Medicaid recipients, says Gayle Atteberry, the executive director of Oregon Right to Life, following a trend largely encouraged by President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Atteberry recently attended a meeting of the Health Evidence Review Commission (HERC), a committee affiliated with the Oregon Health Authority, and concluded that Oregon’s […]

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Animal cruelty case thrown out against Blount County horse trainer / Feds and HSUS lose

Animal cruelty case thrown out against Blount County horse trainer / Feds and HSUS lose

on August 16, 2013, 7:06 AM / in News, State News

“This is great for the Walking Horse industry,” said one owner, Dwight Brooks, of Rogersville. “Justice was served,” said Eugene Condry, a former Maryville High School teacher. “This reminds me of Nazi Germany … the way these horses were seized.”

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Powell family upset TWRA removed deer they raised as family / When the Left Takes Charge…..

on August 16, 2013, 6:55 AM / in News, State News

By GENE PATTERSON 6 News Anchor/Reporter Original Story POWELL (WATE) – It is illegal in Tennessee to domesticate or hold captive a wild animal, but the law did not stop a Powell couple last year from taking in a white tail deer after it was literally left on their doorstep. Verlin and Lorene McCarty say the deer, barely a few […]

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Market drop worst in months

Market drop worst in months

on August 16, 2013, 6:47 AM / in National News, News

Grim sales forecasts from two major companies and concern that the Federal Reserve will soon start withdrawing its support for the economy pummeled the stock market Thursday. The Dow Jones industrial average slumped 225 points, its worst day in nearly two months. Investors also dumped bonds, driving the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to its highest level in more […]

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Tennessee jobless rate unchanged

Tennessee jobless rate unchanged

on August 16, 2013, 6:45 AM / in Local News, News, State News

by David Flessner Unemployment rose in Georgia and was unchanged in Tennessee last month despite a decline in the U.S. jobless rate during July. Government job cuts in both states more than offset gains in private-sector jobs, keeping Tennessee’s jobless rate at 8.5 percent in July and boosting Georgia’s unemployment rate last month to 8.8 percent. Unemployment nationally averaged only […]

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The Pin Stripes

The Pin Stripes

on August 16, 2013, 6:20 AM / in Baseball, News, Sports

Report: A-Rod hires top lawyer Facing a fight with the Yankees and MLB that could make it all the way to federal court, Alex Rodriguez reportedly has retained top New York lawyer Joe Tacopina. Tacopina has had several high-profile criminal cases, including those of Kenneth Moreno, an NYPD officer acquitted of rape, and former senator Hiram Monserrate, who pleaded guilty […]

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Tennis Shorts

Tennis Shorts

on August 16, 2013, 6:06 AM / in News, Sports, Tennis

Former doubles champ Bob Hewitt charged with rape BOKSBURG, South Africa Former Grand Slam doubles champion Bob Hewitt has been charged with two counts of rape and one count of sexual assault of minors in cases that date back as far as the early 1980s. Prosecutors on Friday charged the 73-year-old Hewitt with raping a girl under the age of […]

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Former Marine Colonel To Town Council: ‘You’re Building A Domestic Army; Are You Blind?’

on August 15, 2013, 3:43 PM / in National News, News

By      Geoffrey Ingersoll Every day it seems more like the “war on terror” is at home in the U.S.  rather than abroad in a foreign country. Whether it’s the NSA denying they scoop domestic communications while their chief tells hackers “we’re looking for the  terrorist among us,” or it’s the growing militarization and equipping of domestic police forces, it […]

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Memo to CinC: The Jihadis Are Alive and Well

Memo to CinC: The Jihadis Are Alive and Well

on August 15, 2013, 3:36 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

Obama’s Strategy Promotes Terrorist Attack “A universal peace … is in the catalogue of events, which will never exist but in the imaginations of visionary philosophers, or in the breasts of benevolent enthusiasts.” –James Madison (1792) According to Adm. Mike Mullen, Barack Obama’s former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, “The single, biggest threat to our national security is […]

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Man Who Danced With Raccoon Vows to Get Pet Back

on August 15, 2013, 2:10 PM / in Local News, News, State News

I guess if you have a wild animal as a pet, you better keep quiet about it. A Tennessee man who appeared in a YouTube video dancing with his pet raccoon to Aretha Franklin’s “Chain of Fools” has started a social media campaign to get the raccoon back after it was seized by state wildlife officials. The Tennessee Wildlife Resource […]

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How Many Times Can You Play A Bad Record!

How Many Times Can You Play A Bad Record!

on August 15, 2013, 8:50 AM / in Local News, News

Editor’s Note: Once more the city is attempting to capitalize on a poor record and a bureaucratic gift. It is kind of like one of those programs were anybody that participates gets a trophy….. Jackson celebrates livability award What began with a single step turned into one of the most prestigious awards a city can earn. The United States Conference of […]

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Free Markets: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Free Markets: Just What the Doctor Ordered

on August 15, 2013, 8:42 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Dr. Ron Paul Lately, many have characterized this  administration as socialist, or having strong socialist leanings. I differ with this characterization. This is not to say Mr. Obama believes in free markets by any means. On the contrary, he has done and said much that demonstrates his fundamental misunderstanding and hostility toward the truly free market. But a closer, […]

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Hate crime: United Nations targets the Internet and social media networks

Hate crime: United Nations targets the Internet and social media networks

on August 15, 2013, 8:34 AM / in National News, News

By Jim Kouri On Tuesday, the United Nations’ Human Rights Office voiced its fears over what the UN claims is the rapid spread of racist hate speech across borders via the Internet and social media networks. The UN’s Flavia Pansieri, its recently appointed deputy high commissioner for the Human Rights Office, stated that, as she sees it, the Internet racist […]

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GOP lawmaker invites rodeo clown who mocked Obama to perform in Texas

GOP lawmaker invites rodeo clown who mocked Obama to perform in Texas

on August 15, 2013, 8:26 AM / in National News, News

The media  attacks against this Rodeo clown has been vicious and the Libs (of both the Dems and the GOP) are just as bad.  Those characters have NO SENSE OF HUMOR at all and they end up looking like fools as they go after this clown. Three cheers for Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) for his response !!!!! By Justin Sink […]

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Sofa to St. Jude: 5K training kickoff event

Sofa to St. Jude: 5K training kickoff event

on August 15, 2013, 8:21 AM / in Announcements

  Saturday, October 12 9 a.m. Lichterman Nature Center If you’d like to participate in the Memphis Grizzlies House 5K but aren’t sure where to begin, join us to learn the fundamentals of training. In addition, we’ll discuss the importance of hydration, proper nutrition and gear. We will also offer shoe fittings in addition to sportswear fittings for women. Don’t […]

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