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Tennessee County Stands Up to Federal Gun Grab

on February 18, 2013, 9:14 PM / in National News, News

Written by Joe Wolverton, II, J.D. Original Post As state, federal, and global governments accelerate their drive to eradicate private gun ownership in the United States, some local lawmakers are bravely standing up for the Second Amendment. In Madison County, Tennessee (Jackson is the county seat), the county commission will consider such a proposal when it meets on Tuesday, February […]

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Reagan Day Tables On Sale Now

Reagan Day Tables On Sale Now

on February 18, 2013, 8:44 AM / in Local News, News

The Madison County Republican Party Reagan Day Dinner is set for Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the STAR Center. We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker for the evening will be  U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (Sen. Lamar Alexander pushes Internet sales tax bill). Other speakers will include Congressman Stephen Fincher. Table sponsorships for the 2013 Reagan Day […]

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A day of reckoning is coming for U.S. government finances?

A day of reckoning is coming for U.S. government finances?

on February 18, 2013, 8:22 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Budget Cuts Would Not Harm the Economy The Congressional Budget Office projects that the federal budget deficit will exceed three-quarters of $1 trillion in 2013. The U.S. economy continues to badly underperform, leaving millions of Americans out of work, depressing wage gains, and restricting opportunities. Despite a broad consensus favoring deficit reduction, some worry that reducing the budget deficit too […]

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Jackie’s News Day

Jackie’s News Day

on February 18, 2013, 8:12 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

And some wonder why this nation is in the MESS it is in.   Some still say, “God Bless America”.  Now WHY would God bless a nation that allows this kind of blasphemy to be shown as it is?  People, when you fail to OPPOSE such filth – you are silently condoning it.  When you turn these channels on your TV […]

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Cultural Deviancy, Not Guns

on February 18, 2013, 7:45 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

by Walter E. Williams Original Post There’s a story told about a Paris chief of police who was called to a department store to stop a burglary in progress. Upon his arrival, he reconnoitered the situation and ordered his men to surround the entrances of the building next door. When questioned about his actions, he replied that he didn’t have […]

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Guns in schools can save lives

Guns in schools can save lives

on February 18, 2013, 7:38 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: This was forward to us by Jackie Junttie and was originally posted at USAToday.com before an armed guard disarmed a teen school shooter in Atlanta. by John Lott Has anyone noticed that these mass shootings at public schools increased after the 1995 Gun-Free School Zone Act? Passed with good intentions, banning guns would supposedly make schools safer. But […]

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Ross: Full Circle

Ross: Full Circle

on February 18, 2013, 7:32 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

I honestly can’t recall the subject of the very first article I wrote way back when I first started writing these long-winded missives. I do recall that two subjects were of concern to me at the time; illegal immigration and gun control. Well, it seems like I have come full circle as gun control is once again the subject of […]

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Stop the Compact for America Con-Con Initiative

Stop the Compact for America Con-Con Initiative

on February 18, 2013, 4:49 AM / in National News, News

Writen by the staff of JBS Ever since the early 1980s when 32 out of the necessary 34 states (two-thirds) had petitioned Congress to call a constitutional convention (con-con) for the purpose of proposing a balanced budget amendment (BBA) to the Constitution, no other movement has come close to getting 34 states to issue a call for a con-con for […]

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Why Are We Still on the DMZ

Why Are We Still on the DMZ

on February 18, 2013, 4:44 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

North Korea has just pulled off an impressive dual feat — the successful test both of an intercontinental ballistic missile and an atom bomb in the 6-kiloton range. Pyongyang’s ruler, 30-year-old Kim Jong Un, said the tests are aimed at the United States. So it would seem. One does not build an ICBM to hit Seoul, 30 miles away. Experts […]

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TSA Mission Creep

TSA Mission Creep

on February 18, 2013, 4:41 AM / in National News, News

Have you heard? About the TSA, I mean. You’d think the TSA realized its screening policies violated Americans’ civil liberties and begged forgiveness for violating our dignity… At least based off the headlines and self-congratulatory statements from politicians I saw earlier this year. I’m referring to the stories about TSA ending its contract with Rapiscan to use its “backscatter” nudie […]

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A Taking….

on February 18, 2013, 4:37 AM / in National News, News, State News

It happens every day in a variety of ways…. Special thanks to Andy for sending this message to us. Police, especially in middle and more in east TN stealing money from people on the side of the highway in taking their cash without due process of law. Here is a Bill in the Legislature that could stop that. Please read […]

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Tennessee Legislative Bulletin – Feb 18, 2013

Tennessee Legislative Bulletin – Feb 18, 2013

on February 17, 2013, 4:35 PM / in News, State News

February 18, 2103 FLOOR CALENDAR SENATE Floor Not Meeting in Observance of Presidents’ Day HOUSE Floor Not Meeting in Observance of Presidents’ Day   February 19, 2103 SENATE Senate Judiciary Public Safety SB1015 (Mike Bell) / HB581 (Vance Dennis) Possession and transportation of Switchblades Removes the prohibition against selling or carrying knives with a blade in excess of four inches […]

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Obama’s Secret Court for Killing

on February 17, 2013, 12:31 PM / in National News, News, Opinion

The White House shows little respect for due process. Original Post Andrew Napolitano President Obama willingly admits he dispatched CIA agents to kill an American and his teenage son and the son’s American friend while they were in a desert in Yemen in 2011. He says he did so because the adult had encouraged folks to wage war on the […]

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Legislative Update / Tennessee Eagle Forum

Legislative Update / Tennessee Eagle Forum

on February 17, 2013, 9:28 AM / in News, State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go […]

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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

on February 17, 2013, 9:11 AM / in History

America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, its morality and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within. Josef Stalin Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (Russian: Иосиф Виссарионович Сталин; born Ioseb Besarionis dze Dzhugashvili, Georgian: იოსებ ბესარიონის ძე ჯუღაშვილი; 18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953) was the de […]

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Fax to Sen. Rand Paul re illegal aliens

on February 17, 2013, 8:56 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

Senator Rand Paul U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. February 14, 2013 Senator Paul: Re: your plan for dealing with illegal aliens, i.e. Immigration Reform. Before I briefly critique your plan, I will say that the day after the last presidential election the Republican Party ceded all claims to being an honorable organization.  Rather than stand for the Constitution, the Rule of […]

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Pat Robertson: Islam not religion but ‘demonic political system’

on February 17, 2013, 8:25 AM / in National News, News

by ggita32 Controversial conservative Christian leader Pat Robertson told viewers on Tuesday that Islam is not a religion but a demonic political and economic system with only a religious veneer. Right Wing Watch reports that Pat Robertson, an influential leader in the US right-wing evangelical movement, passed judgement on Islam during an episode of his TV program “The 700 Club,” […]

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Be on the Alert… Top News Story

Be on the Alert… Top News Story

on February 17, 2013, 6:00 AM / in National News, News

  Police say that the gang usually is comprised of four members, one adult and three younger ones. While the three younger ones, all appearing sweet and innocent, divert their ‘mark’ (or intended target) with a show of friendliness , the fourth — the eldest — sneaks in from behind the person’s back to expertly rifle through his or her […]

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Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven

on February 17, 2013, 5:52 AM / in Religion

Blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered. — Psalm 32:1 A man arrested for the murder of a 12-year-old girl was also suspected of other killings. When police searched his computer, they found a file labeled “My Sins,” but it couldn’t be opened because it was protected with a password. A computer expert went to work […]

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May the God of all grace

May the God of all grace

on February 16, 2013, 4:52 AM / in Religion

May the God of all grace, . . . after you have suffered a while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you. — 1 Peter 5:10 Author George MacDonald wrote, “God has come to wipe away our tears. He is doing it; He will have it done as soon as He can; and until He can He would have them flow […]

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