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Defund Or Be Challenged

Defund Or Be Challenged

on July 25, 2013, 6:51 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson   Moderate Democrats are retreating from Obamacare, according to the Washington Post.  Hospitals are retreating from Obamacare.  Americans broadly doubt Obamacare will help them.  Consumers in most states won’t  see reductions in premiums for their healthcare, contrary to what the Democrats claimed.  In fact, there are twenty-seven ways in which Obamacare will increase the costs of your […]

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When He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them. — Matthew 9:36

When He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them. — Matthew 9:36

on July 25, 2013, 6:40 AM / in Religion

Read: 1 Timothy 1:12-17  A Scottish preacher spoke of evangelism as a fellowship of reconciled, forgiven sinners who don’t simply preach but live out their faith. They also offer to others the same reconciliation and forgiveness they have received from God. The apostle Paul expressed the same conviction: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I […]

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Stand Your Ground

Stand Your Ground

on July 24, 2013, 10:41 AM / in National News, News

Editorial Exegesis   Obama changes stance on “stand your ground” “Same-sex marriage isn’t the only subject on which President Obama’s views have evolved. In his remarks last Friday on George Zimmerman’s acquittal, the President said it would be wise to ‘examine’ state and local laws governing the use of firearms in self-defense. He suggested that ‘stand your ground’ provisions are […]

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Making the Case for Immigration: How the GOP Will Cave on Amnesty

Making the Case for Immigration: How the GOP Will Cave on Amnesty

on July 24, 2013, 8:47 AM / in National News, News

Many of us will never have to contemplate a decision to move to another country. Yet, we have heard from members over the years who have had to make that decision. Some escaping from totalitarian regimes and others just looking for a chance at a better life. According to the Center for Immigration Studies, “We estimate that 52 percent of […]

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Could Detroit’s Bankruptcy Filing Be the First of Many?

Could Detroit’s Bankruptcy Filing Be the First of Many?

on July 24, 2013, 8:40 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Raven Clabough Detroit, Michigan’s bankruptcy filing is causing fear that other major U.S. cities face a similar fate as they too are dealing with burdensome underfunded liabilities, such as retiree benefits. Just months ago, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder brought in an emergency financial manager to examine Detroit’s dire financial situation. Four months later, that financial manager, Kevyn Orr, […]

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Gay Human Rights Commissioner to Evangelical pastor: you and your family ‘deserve to burn in hell’

Gay Human Rights Commissioner to Evangelical pastor: you and your family ‘deserve to burn in hell’

on July 24, 2013, 8:37 AM / in National News, News

by Kirsten Andersen Editors Note: Reminds me of the campaign trail and my meeting with an episcopal priest and the vulgarities he yelled at me. Burning in Hell was one…. due to opposition of gay marriage. SIOUX CITY, IA, July 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews) – An Evangelical pastor in Sioux City is requesting the removal of a newly-appointed member of the […]

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Will Senate Republicans Surrender the Fight?

Will Senate Republicans Surrender the Fight?

on July 24, 2013, 8:29 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson Yesterday, when asked directly about Republicans shutting down the government over Obamacare, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell sounded less than committed to the endeavor.  This is not a hypothetical question.  Senator Mike Lee has issued a letter saying he will not pass a continuing resolution that funds Obamacare.  He has been joined by fifteen Republican Senators. Unfortunately, […]

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Liberty and Safety

Liberty and Safety

on July 24, 2013, 8:25 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano When Edward Snowden revealed that the federal government, in direct defiance of the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, was unlawfully and unconstitutionally spying on all Americans who use telephones, text messaging or emails to communicate with other persons, he opened a Pandora’s box of allegations and recriminations. The allegations he unleashed are that Americans have a […]

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Chattanooga animal ordinance dead for now

on July 24, 2013, 8:23 AM / in News, State News

by Joy Lukachick A controversial city animal control ordinance was taken off the table today. The ordinance that would have dealt with animal breeders, rescue shelters, animal performances and other issues was removed from the council’s agenda today and is dead in its current form. City Council member Moses Freeman said there needs to be a task force made up […]

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Impeach Obama Rally

Impeach Obama Rally

on July 24, 2013, 8:21 AM / in Announcements, News

Saturday, August 3, 2013 from  9am-10am Junction of Pleasant Plains and Vann Drive-close to Books-A-Million, Columns, etc. Jackson TN Bring a sign, your family and water.  Dress in red, white, and blue and stand up for what we know needs to be done. We will be standing on the sidewalks.  We can not get out on the street or block […]

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America’s Texter By Galen

America’s Texter By Galen

on July 24, 2013, 7:53 AM / in National News, News

America’s Texter, Anthony Weiner (D-NY), has been caught doing it again – delivering of lewd text messages. If you’ve forgotten, Weiner was a Congressman from New York who got caught “sexting” underage girls.  At first he claimed his account might have been hacked but when a photo surfaced of him sending out what is now called a “selfie” from the […]

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Obama to Pivot Back to the Economy Wednesday With Same Old Message

Obama to Pivot Back to the Economy Wednesday With Same Old Message

on July 24, 2013, 7:43 AM / in National News, News

By Katie Pavlich Monday afternoon President Obama will give a speech at Illinois’ Knox College in an attempt to regain some ground on the economy as his approval numbers continue to take a nose dive. Drawing renewed attention to the economy, President Barack Obama will return this week to an Illinois college where he once spelled out a vision for […]

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Bit’s and Pieces of the News….

Bit’s and Pieces of the News….

on July 24, 2013, 7:40 AM / in National News, News

More Than a Flooded Cellar. A Vintage Mystery. Another unexpected consequence in the (very long) wake of Hurricane Sandy: the millionaires’ missing wine. A fascinating only-in-New-York kinda story. Woman rebuffs, kills armed man at Houston gas stop Now that’s one young lady you don’t want to trifle with. Louisiana flood-protection board to sue oil companies Saltwater incursion and wetlands loss […]

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Garbage Detail

Garbage Detail

on July 24, 2013, 6:51 AM / in Religion

  All of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility.  –1 Peter 5:5  It was once my privilege to preach in a church where love and warmth were especially evident. I was impressed by the members’ willingness to pitch in and work. On the Sunday I spoke, three services were scheduled. The women of the church […]

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Paul Ryan’s Immigration Smoke and Mirrors

Paul Ryan’s Immigration Smoke and Mirrors

on July 23, 2013, 4:01 PM / in National News, News

by LAWRENCE  SELLIN, PHD On August 22, 2012, Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI), then the Republican  candidate for Vice President, implied to talk show host Hugh  Hewitt that he ran “marathons” and that his best time was an exceptional  “two hour and fifty-something.” According to Runner’s  World, however, Ryan has only run one as a 20-year-old, in the 1990 Duluth,  Minnesota […]

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COMMITMENTS in Life

on July 23, 2013, 3:58 PM / in Opinion

In my many ups and downs away from this computer (I make it a practice to get up every few minutes and go do some household type chore – or answer the Call of The Bladder) my mind wanders to so many unrelated topics – all making me wish I had a staff of 12 or more to follow up […]

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Direct from the TML

Direct from the TML

on July 23, 2013, 3:50 PM / in National News, News, State News

I just received this email a few moments ago the Executive Director of the Tennessee Municipal League. The Tennessee Municipal League (TML) is an association of the incorporated cities and towns of Tennessee, organized for mutual assistance and improvement. The organization’s functions include: lobbying the Tennessee General Assembly on behalf of municipal governments, working with the TML Risk Management Pool, […]

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Foretold

Foretold

on July 23, 2013, 9:45 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

I love Bible prophecy, I don’t fully understand all of it but I definitely believe all of it and more and more of it becomes discernible as time goes by. I don’t claim to be an expert or a scholar, I have never had any formal training in interpreting and understanding the scripture, but I have read those I respect […]

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Spending tomorrow’s money is easy

Spending tomorrow’s money is easy

on July 23, 2013, 9:41 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: I watch our city, county, and state government following the lead, within financial constraints, by emulating Detroit and every other city, state, and county in the country minus a few toward perpetual debt. And we as individuals have followed along without a single moment of opposition. Sad, because government is not getting smaller or smarter. By: John Hayward […]

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Primaries Bring Fresh Air to Foul Odor Emanating From GOP Establishment

Primaries Bring Fresh Air to Foul Odor Emanating From GOP Establishment

on July 23, 2013, 9:33 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Daniel Horowitz Conservatives have been ill-served by a prevailing conventional wisdom pertaining to flaccid incumbent Republicans.  The conventional wisdom dictates that every incumbent should automatically enjoy a rubber stamp for 6 more years in the Senate unless he/she is plagued by some egregious scandal or overtly votes with the Democrats on almost every major issue.  If we continue down […]

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