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Tennessee Tea Party Groups Reject Lamar Alexander’s Push

on March 22, 2013, 7:53 PM / in Local News, News, State News

Nashville, Tenn. – Conservative and Tea Party groups across the state of Tennessee have signed a resolution (below) condemning Senator Lamar Alexander, Governor Bill Haslam, and Senator Bob Corker’s push for a national Internet sales tax scheme, known as the “Marketplace Fairness Act” (MFA). Sources indicate that language contained in the Act will be voted on in the US Senate […]

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Consider Him Who Endured Such Hostility

on March 22, 2013, 8:32 AM / in Religion

Consider Him who endured such hostility . . . , lest you become weary and discouraged in your souls. ” Hebrews 12:3 I was in my second year of widowhood and I was struggling. Morning after morning my prayer-life consisted of one daily sigh: “Lord, I shouldn’t be struggling like this!” “And why not?”  His still, small voice asked me […]

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UT — Making us proud?

UT — Making us proud?

on March 22, 2013, 7:40 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Sexual Empowerment and Awareness at Tennessee 4:42am — Listening to Red Eye Radio on WTN – 99.7 as they are discussing ‘Sex Week at UT’. Setting aside the question of funding — public or private, the question remains:  Is the event appropriate for the University to hold? Senate Education Committee, March 20, 2013.  Click HERE and move slide over to […]

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Tennessee Balance of Powers Act

on March 21, 2013, 5:53 AM / in Local News, News, State News

This message was sent into us by Lucy. The “Balance of Powers Act” HB970 / Matheny,  passed the House State Government subcommittee today. This is one of two similar Bills in the legislature this year that are extremely important. I talked about the importance of this Bill in our last meeting. It is the very beginning of our state taking […]

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Tennessee Constitution under full attack by Establishment Republicans…

Tennessee Constitution under full attack by Establishment Republicans…

on March 20, 2013, 9:24 AM / in News, Opinion, State News

From the Tennessee Firearms Association…. Increasingly, the evidence is coming into the “sunshine” that Establishment Republicans, like Haslam, Ramsey and Harwell, are working hard to impair, infringe or destroy our rights as citizens under the Tennessee and united states Constitutions.  This attack is not limited to their assault on the 2nd Amendment or the 10th Amendment. We have seen laws […]

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HB621 pulled from subcommittee agenda! (Tennessee)

on March 20, 2013, 8:08 AM / in Local News, News, State News

By Jodi Preis Original Source I spoke directly with House Representative Brenda Gilmore yesterday, and I was pleased to learn that she has pulled from today’s Subcommittee agenda, a bill that had many dog owners across the state of Tennessee very concerned, and rightfully so. House Bill 621, as originally filed, was a poorly drafted bill that identified as “dangerous,” […]

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POLL on proposed amendment to HB621 (Tennessee)

POLL on proposed amendment to HB621 (Tennessee)

on March 19, 2013, 6:40 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Editor’s Note: The Nanny’s Are Out in Full Steam… To Protect Us from Ourselves and they will stop at nothing to accomplish our protection by stripping your choices away from you. And they say we are free…… MyFox News out of Memphis, TN has a poll regarding the proposed amendment to HB621: TN Lawmakers to consider bill that would require […]

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Dog Pack Attacks Gator In Florida

Dog Pack Attacks Gator In Florida

on March 18, 2013, 4:57 PM / in Bedtime Stories

Thanks to Dan for sending this one in! At times nature can be cruel, but there is also a raw beauty, and even a certain justice manifested within that cruelty.   The alligator, one of the oldest and ultimate predators, normally considered the “apex predator”, can still fall victim to implemented team work’ strategy, made possible due to the tight […]

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Nashville Tea Party Meeting

Nashville Tea Party Meeting

on March 18, 2013, 4:30 PM / in Local News, News, State News

Please Join us Thurs Mar 28 at 7PM at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel Conference Center: MAP Parking is FREE and there is no charge for attending. Bring friends, family and neighbors. Lets work together to preserve our Constitutional Republic. We have a full, information rich agenda and lots of great contributed door prizes (thanks to our donors) and everyone […]

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Growing Agencies Growing Government

on March 18, 2013, 10:51 AM / in Local News, News

Jackson Councilman/TREEDC Legal Affairs Director Ernest Brooks, II is proud to announce the 4rd Annual Renewable Energy Event for Area farmers and businesses to be held on April 22, 2013. TREEDC Founding Members Johnson Controls, Pathway Lending, The City of Jackson, Tennessee, Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce, Jackson Energy Authority, Tennessee Gas Association and the University of Tennessee have partnered […]

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Madison County Commission Meets This Morning

on March 18, 2013, 9:11 AM / in Local News, News

Some of the business they will be viewing: Appointment of Madison County Attorney by CLB. This is a two year term with Steve Maroney as the present attorney. A Resolution to approve an agreement between the Madison County, Tennessee County Court Clerk and the city of Jackson, Tennessee regarding issuance of city stickers The commission will ponder an agreement to […]

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Obama, Martin Luther King’s Worst Nightmare

on March 17, 2013, 6:57 AM / in Opinion
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Proposed TN pit bull law requires liability insurance

on March 17, 2013, 6:25 AM / in Local News, News, State News

If you have friends with pit bulls or you know groups that rescue and work with them, please make sure they know about this proposed law so they can contact this committee. The AKC opposes breed specific legislation and that’s exactly what this is. Original Article and Video Reporter’s note:  The original version of this story below provides links to […]

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Giving ALL

Giving ALL

on March 17, 2013, 4:19 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Many years ago, when I worked as a volunteer at a hospital, I got to know a little girl named Liz who was suffering from a rare & serious disease. Her only chance of recovery appeared to be a blood transfusion from her 5-year old brother, who had miraculously survived the same disease and had developed the antibodies needed to […]

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A Little Down Time

A Little Down Time

on March 16, 2013, 7:32 AM / in Local News, News

We will be down for a while today. We are adding a new server and exchanging out another. We did get a new camera yesterday… well, it is new to us…. Years ago I swore I would never go to digital but that ended with the ease and versitility of these new cameras. The staff and I are starting simple with an […]

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The Time is Now, Let Us Get Up and Help

The Time is Now, Let Us Get Up and Help

on March 16, 2013, 6:28 AM / in Opinion

Resilience as defined by common wisdom “is the ability to work with adversity in such a way that one comes through it unharmed or even better for the experience. Resilience means facing life’s difficulties with courage and patience; refusing to give up. It is the quality of character that allows a person or group of people to rebound from misfortune, […]

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A New Perspective

on March 16, 2013, 4:02 AM / in Bedtime Stories

I am thankful for the partner who hogs the covers every night, because he/she is not out with someone else. The child who is not cleaning his room, but is watching tv, because that means he is at home and not on the streets. For the taxes that I pay, because it means that I am employed. For the mess […]

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West Memphis Considers Dog Ordinance

on March 15, 2013, 9:00 AM / in Local News, News, State News

by Candace McCowan, (West Memphis, AR) In a report on dog bites in West Memphis presented to the city council last week, pit bulls didn’t fare too well. Animal Control Commission member and Councilman Tracy Catt presented the report that showed pit bulls were responsible for 57% of the city’s 28 dog bites last year. Of the 16 pit bull […]

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Beloved, let us love one another

Beloved, let us love one another

on March 15, 2013, 6:41 AM / in Religion

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. – 1 John 4:7 Brandon Moody was attending his uncle D. L. Moody’s church on Easter morning. The final scene in the impressive pageant was a depiction of Jesus’ ascension into heaven. The actor who was playing Jesus […]

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Some Bad Bills At the Tennessee State Capital

Some Bad Bills At the Tennessee State Capital

on March 14, 2013, 7:53 AM / in News, State News

HB1072 by Rep. Barrett Rich, R-Somerville, and Campfield, which would create the new office of “solicitor general,” appointed by vote of the General Assembly, and assign the new officeholder many duties now performed by the state attorney general. This bill is expanding government and increasing the cost. It also promotes more Democracy (not Republic). No! B852 by Ketron and Rep. […]

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