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FISA Court Colludes with NSA to Allow Unconstitutional Surveillance

FISA Court Colludes with NSA to Allow Unconstitutional Surveillance

on June 28, 2013, 6:58 AM / in National News, News

Documents obtained by The Guardian (U.K.) reveal that the court that was ostensibly created to keep the federal domestic spy apparatus from invading the rights of Americans is actually routinely giving the National Security Agency (NSA) and others the go-ahead to use data “inadvertently” collected during unwarranted surveillance of American citizens. The newspaper that broke the story of the NSA’s […]

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Investigator Reaffirms That Conservatives, Not Liberals, Targeted by IRS

Investigator Reaffirms That Conservatives, Not Liberals, Targeted by IRS

on June 28, 2013, 6:28 AM / in National News, News

Written by  Raven Clabough According to the Treasury Department’s Inspector General J. Russell George, there is no evidence that the Internal Revenue Service targeted liberal organizations. The assertion comes as a striking blow to Democrats who have defended the agency in recent weeks asserting that conservative groups were not the only ones being targeted by the IRS. The IRS scandal […]

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Obama Sending U.S. Troops to Egypt

Obama Sending U.S. Troops to Egypt

on June 28, 2013, 6:24 AM / in National News, News

As Egyptians prepare for massive protests against the U.S. government-backed Muslim Brotherhood regime of Mohamed Morsi, the Obama administration is set to deploy hundreds of American troops to Egypt. While more than a few analysts have argued that U.S. forces will be used to continue propping up “Islamofascists” in the Middle East, authorities from both governments claim the soldiers are […]

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JACKSON CITY COUNCIL MEETING JULY 2, 2013 – 9:00 A.M.

on June 27, 2013, 9:11 PM / in Local News, News

REVISED AGENDA I.        CALL TO ORDER. II.       INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG. (COUNCILMEMBER CHARLES RAHM) III.       ROLL CALL. IV.      APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES OF THE JUNE 4, 2013, CITY COUNCIL MEETING. V.       INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT. VI.      PROCLAMATIONS:  VII.     FIRST READING:  None VIII.    SECOND READING:  None IX.      NEW BUSINESS: Election of vice mayor – one-year term. 2.       […]

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AGENDA FOR THE JULY TERM OF THE MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

on June 27, 2013, 5:28 PM / in Local News, News

MONDAY, JULY 1, 2013 8:30 A.M. FROM THE OFFICE OF COMMISSIONER MARK G. JOHNSTONE, CHAIRMAN THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE MADISON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS WILL BE HELD AT THE WEST TENNESSEE RESEARCH & EDUCATION CENTER, 605 AIRWAYS BOULEVARD, SEMINAR ROOM 150, JACKSON, TENNESSEE, THE FOLLOWING MATTERS WILL BE PRESENTED FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION: 1. INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE […]

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Obama’s Destructive War on Carbon

Obama’s Destructive War on Carbon

on June 27, 2013, 10:17 AM / in National News, News

“It is remarkable that when the scientific consensus on global warming is at its weakest state in years, President Barack Obama has decided to make the issue a new focus of his troubled presidency — and, indeed, that he intends to use the issue as the launching pad for a radical extension of federal power even more significant than his […]

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AMA’s “Disease” Declaration Draws Dissent

AMA’s “Disease” Declaration Draws Dissent

on June 27, 2013, 9:54 AM / in National News, News

Last week, the American Medical Association (AMA) House of Delegates voted to declare obesity a “disease,” perhaps the only such curable by shutting your pie-hole and taking a hike. We weren’t alone in expressing skepticism of the AMA’s move and motives in the headline-grabbing decision. First, we must note a possible ulterior motive for the Association’s decision. If — as […]

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How to Avoid Hiring an Animal Rights Activist

How to Avoid Hiring an Animal Rights Activist

on June 27, 2013, 9:49 AM / in National News, News

When bringing on new farm employees be alert for suspicious resume content, and more. by Josh Flint  Original Post In 2010, Rose Acre Farms, the second largest producer of eggs in the U.S., unknowingly hired an undercover videographer from Humane Society of the United States. Joe Miller, general counsel for Rose Acre, says the employee shot three hours of video, […]

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The moment you’ve been waiting for…the 2013 Pork Report has arrived!

The moment you’ve been waiting for…the 2013 Pork Report has arrived!

on June 27, 2013, 9:43 AM / in National News, News

Can you smell the pork wafting through the air? You should, because we just dropped half-a-billion dollars worth of it. Our 2013 Pork Report is here, and you’re one of the first to see it. As a supporter of our cause, we want you to be the first to know how state and local governments are spending your hard-earned money. […]

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AKC Legislative Alert: Contact NC Officials Now to Let Them Know You Oppose HB 930!

AKC Legislative Alert: Contact NC Officials Now to Let Them Know You Oppose HB 930!

on June 27, 2013, 9:38 AM / in National News, News

The AKC Government Relations Department (AKC GR) has learned  that efforts are underway to push North Carolina’s State Senate to consider  House Bill 930. The American Kennel Club  (AKC) continues to OPPOSE HB 930 as currently written. The measure establishes  an arbitrary definition of “large  commercial dog breeding facilities” based on the number of dogs a person owns–  regardless of […]

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You Will Be Made to Care

on June 27, 2013, 9:31 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By: Erick Erickson Much has been said about this post, (you should read this as well) including a good bit of heat toward me for putting on the front. There is much that could be said.  I disagree with a lot of the theology. In particular, I disagree with this: Is Homosexuality a Sin? I. Do. Not. Care. Luke 10 tells […]

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Twitter Account Gets Scrubbed In Zimmerman Case

Twitter Account Gets Scrubbed In Zimmerman Case

on June 26, 2013, 8:40 PM / in National News, News

From The Smoking Gun Deletion spree sanitizes postings of teenage prosecution witness JUNE 26–In a late-night scrubbing spree, dozens of embarrassing and incriminating posts were deleted Tuesday evening from the Twitter account of a Florida woman who has been described as a star government witness in the George Zimmerman murder case, The Smoking Gun has learned. The sanitizing of Rachel […]

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Supreme Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act, paves way for gay marriage to resume in California

Supreme Court strikes down Defense of Marriage Act, paves way for gay marriage to resume in California

on June 26, 2013, 10:31 AM / in National News, News

In a 5-4 ruling, the United States Supreme Court justices strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, saying it is unconstitutional. NBC’s Pete Williams reports. By Pete Williams and Erin McClam, NBC News Original Post Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy In a pair of landmark decisions, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down […]

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Marco Rubio Steps Closer to an Obama Hug

Marco Rubio Steps Closer to an Obama Hug

on June 26, 2013, 9:35 AM / in National News, News

By: Erick Erickson   You may remember lessons when you were a child by your parent or Sunday School teacher that doing bad things leads to a life of ruin. That telling one little white lie often leads to other lies to cover up the first one, which can lead to worse things. Which brings me to my disappointment in […]

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Another stunning reversal: Abortion bill defeated after Texas Republicans concede vote came too late

Another stunning reversal: Abortion bill defeated after Texas Republicans concede vote came too late

on June 26, 2013, 8:53 AM / in National News, News

How sad that so many people think that KILLING unborn babies is a *RIGHT*.  Every person who pushed and supported this abomination – this open KILLING of babies – will one day find it is their *RIGHT* to kill those babies who have managed to survive the abortion killers and live for awhile.  Wendy Davis is a baby killer who […]

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Immigrant who fell into a coma in New Jersey wakes up in Poland: Hospital DEPORTS stroke victim who lived in US for 30 years

Immigrant who fell into a coma in New Jersey wakes up in Poland: Hospital DEPORTS stroke victim who lived in US for 30 years

on June 26, 2013, 8:41 AM / in National News, News

Since I am Polish I look at this article and think –  the party was here ILLEGALLY and it is NOT up to Americans to foot the bill for his treatment.  My next thought is WHY CAN’T THIS SAME METHOD BE USED ON ALL ILLEGALS?  Why did the guy from Poland get treated this way but we have hospitals filled […]

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Dershowitz: Knock-knock joke told by Zimmerman’s attorney grounds for mistrial

on June 26, 2013, 8:35 AM / in National News, News

Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a> Legendary legal eagle Alan Dershowitz says he was stunned that George  Zimmerman’s defense lawyer told a “knock-knock joke” during his opening  statement to the jury in the Trayvon Martin case. The Harvard law professor, who was unavailable for comment early Tuesday,  told “The Steve Malzberg Show” on Newsmax TV that he found the […]

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Chattanooga: City Council Hears Recommendation To Allow Backyard Chickens

Chattanooga: City Council Hears Recommendation To Allow Backyard Chickens

on June 26, 2013, 8:19 AM / in Local News, News, State News

From Carlotta Karen Walsh/McKamey is still trying to make it more difficult for people in Chattanooga to have backyard chickens. I don’t know what her problem is. How on earth could it possibly cost $300 per chicken owner to administer this ordinance? This story is a little confusing. Although the headline and part of the story are about chickens, it […]

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Arizona Voters Look To Recall Sens. McCain & Flake Following Amnesty Vote

Arizona Voters Look To Recall Sens. McCain & Flake Following Amnesty Vote

on June 26, 2013, 8:15 AM / in National News, News

We can only HOPE that they succeed. A new website is calling for a grassroots effort to recall Arizona Senators  Jeff Flake and John McCain. The recall petitions are based firmly on the grounds  of the Senators’ support of the  Immigration Reform Amnesty Bill. The two  “Gang of Eight” Senators have chosen to turn their backs on those who voted […]

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Pelosi laughs off priest’s letter challenging abortion views, says he ‘was acting hysterically’

Pelosi laughs off priest’s letter challenging abortion views, says he ‘was acting hysterically’

on June 26, 2013, 8:12 AM / in National News, News

by John Jalsevac (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has laughed off a starkly worded letter from Priests for Life Founder Fr. Frank Pavone, challenging the self-professed Catholic congresswoman to discard her strongly pro-abortion views. In an interview with Think Progress, Pelosi said she thought Fr. Pavone was being “hysterical,” saying, “The arrogance of it all! It’s like something […]

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