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Florida strengthens “stand your ground” while Tennessee rejects bill to do likewise

Florida strengthens “stand your ground” while Tennessee rejects bill to do likewise

on June 23, 2017, 9:12 AM / in Opinion, State News

Some people, including the Tennessee Republican leadership of the House, Senate and most legislative committees, like to claim how strong they are on the 2nd Amendment.  TFA has called them on that delusion or intentional misrepresentation for 7 years now. It cannot be ignored that for 7 years a certain type of Republican has dominated control of the future of […]

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Thornberry: $640 Billion Defense Topline Still Up for Negotiation

Thornberry: $640 Billion Defense Topline Still Up for Negotiation

on June 23, 2017, 9:09 AM / in National News

Real Clear Defense House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry has been steadfast that $640 billion is the minimum the Pentagon should get in 2018, but he might be willing to compromise and agree to $621 billion in exchange for assurances from the budget and appropriations committees that they will support repealing the Budget Control Act as soon as possible. […]

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The White House Tapes

on June 23, 2017, 9:06 AM / in History

Good morning, it’s Friday, June 23, 2017. Forty-five years ago today, Richard M. Nixon made a momentous mistake in judgment, with fateful ramifications for his legacy. It occurred in a late morning Oval Office meeting with White House chief of staff H.R. Haldeman. In their conversation, Haldeman tells the president that Attorney General John Mitchell has concocted a plan for […]

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While some southern cities cleanse themselves of their Confederate past, others build on it

While some southern cities cleanse themselves of their Confederate past, others build on it

on June 23, 2017, 8:38 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Ben Bowles   /   Liberty Unyielding While some cities in the South condemn themselves to reliving the past by obliterating reminders of it, others remain proud of their heritage. One such city is Hanceville, Ala., whose mayor — Kenneth Nail — recently contacted New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu to inform him that the citizens of Hanceville will be happy to take unwanted Confederate statuary off […]

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Coming Soon: The Great Bitcoin Crash?

on June 23, 2017, 8:28 AM / in International News, National News

It’s insanely overbought… The rally is unsustainable… When it cracks, look out below… No, I’m not talking about the stock market. I’m talking about bitcoin. Speculators have gone totally gaga over cryptocurrencies this year. Bitcoin has tripled in value since late March. A competing cryptocurrency called ethereum has zoomed from $20 to a high of $400 in just three months. […]

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Is Health Care a Right or a Privilege? One more time

on June 23, 2017, 7:35 AM / in News, Opinion

I could be wrong and would love to be corrected on this one. A caller calls into the Bill Way program “Its Your Turn” on WNWS yesterday morning and the caller asks Bill this question; Is health care is a right or a privilege? Now this is the part I am hearing second hand but the well trusted listener  wrote […]

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Gaining Respect

Gaining Respect

on June 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself. – Daniel 1:8 When a professional musician nicknamed “Happy” became a Christian, he quit playing in nightclubs and offered his services to a rescue mission. Some time later, he received a phone call from a club manager who wanted to hire him to do a show that would have […]

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June 23rd in History

June 23rd in History

on June 23, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 191 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Æthelthryth Marie of Oignies June 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Father’s Day (Nicaragua, Poland) Grand Duke’s Official Birthday (Luxembourg) International Widows Day (international) National Day of Remembrance for Victims […]

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Bad News and Really Bad News

on June 22, 2017, 9:28 AM / in Local News, State News

12 Cities to Receive Justice Department Aid to Fight Crime The Justice Department says it will offer its resources to help 12 U.S. cities fight violent crime. The department said Tuesday it will help local authorities study crime patters and come up with plans to reduce violence. Let’s put this into perspective… it is already bad news that we should […]

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Writing Things Down

Writing Things Down

on June 22, 2017, 9:17 AM / in Bedtime Stories

H/T to Thomas Couple in their nineties are both having problems remembering things. During a check-up, the doctor tells them that they’re physically okay, but they might want to start writing things down to help them remember .. Later that night, while watching TV, the old man gets up from his chair ‘Want anything while I’m in the kitchen?’ he […]

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The Heterophobic Gender Deniers

The Heterophobic Gender Deniers

on June 22, 2017, 9:11 AM / in National News, Opinion

Gender Dysphoria and the Theater of the Absurd “In the supposed state of nature, all men are equally bound by the laws of nature…” — Samuel Adams (1794) Disgruntled liberal protagonists, short on substance for their arguments, often resort to denigrating their opponents with labels. For example, if you disagree with their “Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender” agenda, you’re “homophobic.” And if […]

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Religious Liberals Sat Out of Politics for 40 Years. Now They Want in the Game.

Religious Liberals Sat Out of Politics for 40 Years. Now They Want in the Game.

on June 22, 2017, 9:08 AM / in National News, Opinion

If you want to know whom you are opposing on issues you must understand them. This article appeared in the New York Times…. special thanks to Thomas for sharing. In Nashville, a crowd of ministers carrying palm fronds occupied the governor’s office during Holy Week, demanding the expansion of Medicaid to cover more of the uninsured. In California and 16 […]

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5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts for Health Care Legislation That Will Advance Patient and Doctor Freedom

on June 22, 2017, 8:59 AM / in National News, Opinion

The jury is still out on when exactly the U.S. Senate will commit to passing any sort of health care reform, whether repeal or replace. Some have said that resolving the issue in 2017 is unrealistic, while others are pushing for action before the summer break. Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) has long called for the full repeal of the […]

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History -NAFTA Roll call votes House & Senate

on June 22, 2017, 8:12 AM / in History

As I have mentioned a time or two – I fought hard against NAFTA and lost, Rush Limbaugh and Newty GetRich fought hard to get it passed – as did many other **conservative** GOP members back then. I happened across this roll call vote in my archives while looking for another item and thought – it is TIME to repost […]

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Otto Warmbier Died of Oxygen Deprivation, Not Botulism as Claimed by His Torturers

Otto Warmbier Died of Oxygen Deprivation, Not Botulism as Claimed by His Torturers

on June 22, 2017, 8:08 AM / in International News, Opinion

The pain and grief suffered by the parents of Otto Warmbier, the American college student sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster while in North Korea last year, was evident in their statement issued Monday afternoon: It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home. Surrounded […]

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Maddow Blames Rain for Ossoff’s Loss

Maddow Blames Rain for Ossoff’s Loss

on June 22, 2017, 8:04 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Written by Keely Sharp First the darn Russians made Hillary Clinton lose the presidential election in November, 2016. Now the rain made Jon Ossoff lose the election for congress in Georgia’s 6th District. Congratulations Karen Handel. Love the #GA06 chant! pic.twitter.com/VaH3RvmiM0 — Dan Scavino Jr. (@DanScavino) June 21, 2017 What is going on? It is almost as if the universe is […]

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Pro-life Groups Use Planned Parenthood’s Annual Report To Build Case For Defunding

on June 22, 2017, 7:52 AM / in National News

By Randy DeSoto Pro-life organizations opposed to the taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood used the group’s #PinkOut campaign on Wednesday to highlight that the number of abortions performed at its clinics has increased while the amount of other services has decreased in recent years. Planned Parenthood encouraged supporters on social media to wear pink to show their support for taxpayer […]

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Trump: Immigrants Should Not Get Welfare for at Least Five Years

on June 22, 2017, 7:39 AM / in National News

by ALI VITALI  /   NBC News CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — President Donald Trump said in a speech here Wednesday night he would soon introduce legislation that immigrants to America should not receive welfare benefits for at least five years. The new measure will stipulate that “those seeking admission into our country must be able to support themselves financially and […]

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Here’s what I think of Karen Handel’s win in Georgia…

Here’s what I think of Karen Handel’s win in Georgia…

on June 22, 2017, 7:35 AM / in Opinion

Former Congressman Allen West analyzes the Georgia 6th District win my Republican Karen Handel. Yes, he acknowledges that it is a victory, but there is a not so subtle warning here for future suburban races. It is the political Californication of conservative urban areas by  the alt-left. There is a migration in progress that needs to be countered by the […]

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College Professor On Baseball Shooting: “Let Them F***ing Die”

College Professor On Baseball Shooting: “Let Them F***ing Die”

on June 22, 2017, 7:31 AM / in National News, State News

The nation has been transformed in the days following James T. Hodgkinson’s assault on republican congressmen in Virginia…and not necessarily for the better. Hodgkinson, who has been identified as a Bernie Sanders campaign volunteer and active anti-conservative social media user, opened fire on a baseball field full of republican congressmen last week in an apparent attempt to assassinate conservatives.  The […]

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