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America’s Lengthening Enemies List

America’s Lengthening Enemies List

on August 14, 2018, 7:42 AM / in Opinion

Friday, deep into the 17th year of America’s longest war, Taliban forces overran Ghazni, a provincial capital that sits on the highway from Kabul to Kandahar. The ferocity of the Taliban offensive brought U.S. advisers along with U.S. air power, including a B-1 bomber, into the battle. “As the casualty toll in Ghazni appeared to soar on Sunday,” The Wall […]

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It’s the Economy Stupid, Even in Iran

It’s the Economy Stupid, Even in Iran

on August 14, 2018, 7:41 AM / in Bedtime Stories

Art by Michael Ramirez

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Kaitlin Bennett to Hold Open Carry Rally at Kent State University

Kaitlin Bennett to Hold Open Carry Rally at Kent State University

on August 14, 2018, 7:39 AM / in State News

by John Crump Kent State University –-(Ammoland.com)- Kaitlin Bennett, the Kent State graduate, who made national headlines by posting a picture of herself with her AR-10 and a graduation cap that bore the pro-gun phrase “Come and Take It”, is returning to campus. On Saturday, September 29th, Bennett will be hosting an open carry rally on Risman Plaza on the campus of Kent […]

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Afghan government says troops beating back Taliban attack in Ghazni

Afghan government says troops beating back Taliban attack in Ghazni

on August 14, 2018, 7:36 AM / in International News

Afghan forces with U.S. support regained control of large parts of the city of Ghazni on Tuesday after a surprise Taliban assault that killed nearly 100 members of the Afghan security forces and 20 civilians. Nearly 200 insurgents have also died. “Taliban militants have been pushed back. We will soon have complete control over the city,” said defense ministry spokesman […]

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Trump says there are no Apprentice tapes of him using racial slur

on August 14, 2018, 7:31 AM / in National News

The feud between President Trump and former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, a one-time contestant on Trump’s reality TV show The Apprentice, escalated on Monday. Trump tweeted a denial of Manigault Newman’s claim that there was an audio tape of him using a racial slur on the Apprentice set, saying the show’s producer, Mark Burnett, “called to say that […]

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Mueller’s team rests case against Manafort

on August 14, 2018, 7:28 AM / in National News

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s prosecutors on Monday rested their case against Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman. Manafort has been charged with tax evasion, money laundering, and bank fraud over his alleged failure to report millions of dollars of income from his work as a political consultant in Ukraine before he joined the Trump campaign. The prosecution’s witnesses have […]

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Man crashes car into barriers outside British Parliament

Man crashes car into barriers outside British Parliament

on August 14, 2018, 7:24 AM / in International News

A man crashed a car into security barriers outside Britain’s Houses of Parliament during Tuesday morning rush hour, injuring “a number of pedestrians,” London police said. London Ambulance Service said two people were treated at the scene, and both were taken to a hospital. Scotland Yard said the injuries were not life-threatening. Police say the crash appears to have been […]

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RUDY GIULIANI: EX-CIA DIRECTOR JOHN BRENNAN IS BEHIND THE ENTIRE INVESTIGATION

on August 14, 2018, 7:11 AM / in National News

By Mike Brest | Contributor |  The Daily Caller President Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani announced on Monday evening that he believes former CIA Director John Brennan is the person responsible for the entire Mueller investigation. Giuliani made the claim during a segment of “Hannity” on Fox News.   “She got off because of that fixed investigation. A totally phony fixed investigation […]

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Facebook12Facebook Like12TwitterLinkedInPrinter FriendlyEmailSumoMe If Elected to Congress State Sen. Mark Green Would Propose Student Loan Payback Program With Employer Contribution Just Like 401Ks

Facebook12Facebook Like12TwitterLinkedInPrinter FriendlyEmailSumoMe If Elected to Congress State Sen. Mark Green Would Propose Student Loan Payback Program With Employer Contribution Just Like 401Ks

on August 14, 2018, 6:51 AM / in State News

By Julie Carrozzi | Tennessee Star Steve Gill and 7th District Republican Congressional nominee State Senator Dr. Mark Green (R-Clarksville) sat down for an extensive interview about Green’s candidacy for Congress , and his position on a broad range of issues important to Tennesseans. The cost of higher education and skyrocketing student debt was among them – in particular the […]

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Nashville police: Man shot youth football coach during game, remains at large

on August 14, 2018, 6:48 AM / in State News

USA TODAY NETWORK-Tennessee Nashville police are looking for a man who allegedly shot a youth football coach over the weekend during a dispute at a game. The 42-year-old coach was shot twice in his right leg Saturday night at Antioch High School. Police said Sunday that he was recovering. Police said the coach had broken up a fight between players […]

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Lawsuit hearing on Tennessee House District 26 ballot delayed

Lawsuit hearing on Tennessee House District 26 ballot delayed

on August 14, 2018, 6:43 AM / in State News

by Judy Walton   |    Chattanooga Times Free Press Tennessee Democrats are having a tough time getting their lawsuit over what they say is an illegal ballot substitution in a state House race into court. Hamilton County Chancellor Jeffrey Atherton said Monday afternoon he can’t hear the case until jurisdictional issues are resolved. “Jurisdiction is jurisdiction,” Atherton said during the first […]

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FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

on August 14, 2018, 6:40 AM / in National News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation over text messages criticizing President Donald Trump. Former agent Peter Strzok was removed from Mueller’s team a year ago after the text messages were first discovered, and the FBI had been reviewing his employment. Strzok’s lawyer said he was fired […]

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Trump recorded singing the praises of lamb fries

Trump recorded singing the praises of lamb fries

on August 14, 2018, 6:33 AM / in Bedtime Stories

By  Bjorn Knoxley In newly released recordings, Donald Trump was overheard lauding his guilty pleasure, lamb fries.  In the 1994 recording, Trump was overheard discussing his obsession with Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam.  Knoxpatch.com has acquired exclusive transcripts of the conversation: Haslam:  “So, Donald.  What do you think about these Petro’s?” Trump:  “Well, they’re pretty good.  I do like Fritos, but these […]

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Deaton stated that they (the Madison County Commission) were going to have to do something they don’t like to do

on August 14, 2018, 6:24 AM / in Opinion

At the Republican Party luncheon meeting on Monday, Deaton stated that they (the Madison County Commission) were going to have to do something they don’t like to do (we are assuming that means raise taxes) to build new school and take care of the jail problem. Gary Deaton: “We got some things to do ahead of us we probably don’t want […]

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Thought for Today

on August 14, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

“This I hope will be the age of experiments in government, and that their basis will be founded in principles of honesty, not of mere force.” Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Adams, 1796

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August 14th in History

August 14th in History

on August 14, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

August 14 is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 139 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Domingo Ibáñez de Erquicia Jonathan Myrick Daniels (Episcopal Church) Kaj Munk (with Kolbe, Lutheran Church) Martyrs of Otranto Maximilian Kolbe August 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Commemoration of Wadi […]

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Your Father Knows

Your Father Knows

on August 14, 2018, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Your Father knows what you need before you ask him. Matthew 6:8 I was only four years old as I lay by my father on a floor mat on a hot summer night. (My mother, with a baby, had her own room at the time.) This was in northern Ghana where the climate is mostly dry. Sweat covered my body, […]

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Interesting data for political stats wonks.

Interesting data for political stats wonks.

on August 14, 2018, 5:46 AM / in National News

(Update: Also see, “How Broad and How Happy Is the Trump Coalition?” Nate Cohn’s article mentioned below.) By REX HAMMOCK  |  RexBlog.com Here are some fascinating Pew Research survey findings in the run-up to the “mid-year” 2018 election and backward look at 2016. Why is it interesting? The 2018 findings are from a tracking poll of the same individuals who participated in the 2016 Pew American Trends […]

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Why are anti-gun activists so violent?

Why are anti-gun activists so violent?

on August 14, 2018, 5:42 AM / in State News

WSB TV: She ran on responsible gun regulation, now she’s accused of killing her campaign treasurer He was shot, of course. And it’s notable that her party affiliation is down there at the bottom. H/T SayUncle ATLANTA – A former Georgia Congressional candidate has been charged with murder after her former campaign treasurer was found dead inside her apartment. Kellie Collins, […]

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Ex-mayor clears out campaign fund

Ex-mayor clears out campaign fund

on August 14, 2018, 5:37 AM / in State News

An article from last month…. just forgot to print it. Former Mayor Megan Barry has depleted her campaign account down to $101 in the wake of her March resignation, according to newly filed financial disclosures. Barry has disbursed more than $350,000 since Jan. 16, mostly from contribution refundsafter her resignation, donations to other political candidates and nonprofit organizations, and payments to consultants. […]

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