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Nicaragua Christian School Library Books

on February 25, 2013, 5:21 PM / in Local News, News, People

A group of Christians from Jackson Christian School will be traveling to Leon, Nicaragua March 7-14. We will be working with the children at Nicaragua Christian School (NCS) as well as several area churches. The library at NCS is badly in need of books. At present their library has fewer than 1 book per student. Books-a-Million has partnered with us […]

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Inspiration

Inspiration

on February 25, 2013, 10:35 AM / in National News, News

“The Second Amendment Foundation [Friday] won a significant victory for concealed carry when the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals let stand a December ruling by a three-judge panel of the court that forces Illinois to adopt a concealed carry law, thus affirming that the right to bear arms exists outside the home. The ruling came in Moore v. Madigan, a […]

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Unnatural Disaster Strike Again

on February 25, 2013, 10:28 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

A mile-high tidal wave could not do more damage to human beings than the unnatural force called government. In terms of outright mass murder – line ‘em up at the edge of the ditch and mow ‘em down – government has no equal. Jeffrey Dahmer – America’s most prolific serial killer-cannibal – got maybe 40 victims over a ten-year period. […]

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Quote for Today

on February 25, 2013, 10:20 AM / in History

The philosopher carries his soul in his head, the poet in his heart, the singer in his throat and the dancer in her body. A politician is a lost soul and without voters, a mere scam. While I not sure the author, I have to thank  A. J. Floyd for sending this one. It reminds me of a Quote of Emerson: […]

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Jackson TN City Council Agenda – Another Political Statement

on February 25, 2013, 10:11 AM / in Local News, News

The JACKSON CITY COUNCIL will be meeting March 5 at 9:00 AM in the George A. Smith meeting room at city hall on Main Street. Things that the council will look at are: Consideration of an ordinance to re-zone property located at the northwest corner of Lexington Avenue and U.S. Highway 70 from RG-1/FH (General Residential/Flood Hazard) District to RG-2/FH (General Residential/Flood Hazard) District […]

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To Drone, or Not to Drone?

on February 25, 2013, 4:40 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Joel Bowman Decent folk don’t need Dick Cheney to describe something as “a good policy” to know it’s probably a bad idea. But just in case they missed the point the first time around, the former VP was on television last week to hammer it home for them. In an interview with CBS This Morning, Cheney brushed aside calls […]

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NASCAR Crash

on February 24, 2013, 5:03 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

Danica Patrick didn’t get the finish she was looking for but at least this year, she finished the Daytona 500 — and made history in the process. After becoming the first woman to win a pole in the Sprint Cup Series — let alone the Great American Race — Patrick was competitive throughout the entire race and appeared destined to […]

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The Lord knows those who are His. — 2 Timothy 2:19

on February 24, 2013, 7:45 AM / in Religion

Read: Psalm 139:1-12 Arctic sea birds called guillemots live on rocky coastal cliffs, where thousands of them come together in small areas. Because of the crowded conditions, the females lay their eggs side by side in a long row. It’s incredible that a mother bird can identify the eggs that belong to her. Studies show that even when one is […]

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Two Nickels and Five Pennies . .

on February 24, 2013, 4:10 AM / in Bedtime Stories

In the days when an ice cream sundae cost much less, a 10-year-old boy entered a hotel coffee shop and sat at a table.   A waitress put a glass of water in front of him. “How much is an ice cream sundae?”   he asked. “Fifty cents,” replied the waitress. The little boy pulled his hand out of his pocket and studied […]

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The Ignorant Expert. They’re Everywhere.

The Ignorant Expert. They’re Everywhere.

on February 23, 2013, 1:00 PM / in News, State News

The Tenth Amendment Center sent the following: During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on SB0250 earlier this week, Tennessee state Senator Brian Kelsey played the role of historian and constitutional expert. He lectured bill sponsor Sen. Mae Beavers, fellow committee members and the large crowd gathered in the chamber on the history of nullification and the structure of the Constitution […]

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One Reason Dollars Ain’t Worth What They Used to Be

on February 23, 2013, 9:15 AM / in History, National News, News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: In this Heartlander article from The Foundation for Economic Freedom, Lawrence W. Reed examines the history of private coinage in the United States. In the article, Reed argues that private coinage was not banned because it did not work, but because the government did not want the competition. “Private coinage was banned not because it didn’t work but […]

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To Tax, or Not To Tax…The Internet

on February 23, 2013, 9:07 AM / in National News, News, State News

Editor’s Note: Over the past several years we have received publications from The Heartland. This one touched us and we are pleased to reprint. Over the past few years many states have passed so-called Amazon taxes that have produced very little revenue and in some cases have been overturned in court. At the same time Congress has tried to expand states’ […]

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Quote for Today

Quote for Today

on February 23, 2013, 8:39 AM / in History

“Set it, and forget it!” — Ronald Popeil Ronald M. Popeil (born May 3, 1935 in New York City; pron.: /poʊˈpiːl/)is an American inventor and marketing personality, best known for his direct response marketing company Ronco. He is well known for his appearances in infomercials for the Showtime Rotisserie (“Set it, and forget it!”) and for using the phrase, “But […]

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Top U.S. Scientists Call for Draconian UN Social Engineering

on February 23, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

A controversial peer-reviewed paper set to be published next month, authored by a dozen prominent scientists and other experts, is coming under heavy criticism, primarily for calling on policymakers to adopt draconian measures to change social norms and values through coercion — essentially mass social engineering under the guise of environmentalism, whether the public wants it or not. The dubious […]

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Christian: It’s Time To Vote With Your Feet

on February 23, 2013, 8:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

This column is archived here. I confess right out of the gate that this column is not going to be enjoyable for me to write. It may not be enjoyable for some to read. But the time has come that it has to be said. If Christians truly have any intentions of helping to preserve liberty for their children and […]

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Municipal Broadband Wired to Waste

Municipal Broadband Wired to Waste

on February 22, 2013, 8:25 PM / in Local News, News, State News

Over the past 13 years I, as well as others, have discussed, debated, and attempted to change the rules governing or own utility company from taking us deeper into public debt over the short sighted and financially devastating move toward telecommunications. I have failed in almost every attempt to slow this down. Mainly because there are just enough citizens that believe […]

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New City Animal Control Board Starts Writing New Set Of Rules – Chattanooga

on February 21, 2013, 11:26 AM / in Local News, News, State News

by Gail Perry Original Article The city’s new Animal Control Board met Monday to start the process of setting standards for licensing that pertains to animals in Chattanooga. The board will initially have a concentration of meetings in order to establish the codes that will be required for the different types of certifications that are needed. Ordinances to regulate animal […]

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Jackson Madison County Library Board Meeting

on February 21, 2013, 11:14 AM / in Local News, News

Agenda Jackson-Madison County Library Board of Trustees Meeting February 27, 2013   3:30 p.m. Library Board Room Call to order/Introductions Foundation Report Friends Report Approval of minutes of previous meeting Treasurer’s Report Board Financial Report Director’s report Library Statistical Reports LSSI Financial Report Library North Report Staff Reports Regional Library Director’s report Old Business New Business Discussion of Library North Lease […]

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Who Killed the Middle Class

Who Killed the Middle Class

on February 21, 2013, 11:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

“It is our generation’s task, then, to reignite the true engine of America’s economic growth — a rising, thriving middle class.” So said Barack Obama in his State of the Union. And for one of his ideas to reignite that engine, Republicans applauded. “And tonight, I am announcing that we will launch talks on a comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment […]

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Pelosi Backs Obama on Secret Execution of Americans Without Trial

on February 21, 2013, 10:55 AM / in National News, News

Original Post House Democrat leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California is under fire from across the political spectrum after admitting in an interview, among a host of other controversial positions, that she was not opposed to President Obama’s secret executions of U.S. citizens without a trial or even charges. She also claimed that, depending on the timing and situation, it […]

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