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Village Academic Curriculum: NCLB Deadlines Loom

Village Academic Curriculum: NCLB Deadlines Loom

on October 17, 2013, 12:16 PM / in National News, News

Twelve years ago, No Child Left Behind set out to ensure that by 2014, all students would reach proficient levels on state tests. With the big deadline just around the corner, eight states are far from ready, with up to 74% of schools in these states missing the mark. Not that the other 42 states and DC are prepared — […]

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Supreme Court to Consider EPA Regulations

Supreme Court to Consider EPA Regulations

on October 17, 2013, 11:00 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

The Obama administration has been zealously waging its “war on coal” through EPA regulations on carbon emissions that will both endanger plans for new coal plants and effectively shutter existing ones because the plants can’t meet emissions standards. In June 2012, a three-judge panel of a federal appeals court in Washington, DC, upheld every contention the administration made to defend […]

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Debt and Destruction

Debt and Destruction

on October 17, 2013, 10:15 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Andrew P. Napolitano From April 1917 to November 1919, when Woodrow Wilson borrowed $30 billion to fight World War I, he was able to do so because of the promise he made to lenders that the commitment to repay them would be backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government. At the time, the government’s […]

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Chase Bank Initiates Capital Controls, Limits Cash Withdrawals & Bans International Bank Wires!

Chase Bank Initiates Capital Controls, Limits Cash Withdrawals & Bans International Bank Wires!

on October 17, 2013, 10:10 AM / in National News, News

It appears that any small American business not already shut down by Obamacare regulations will be helped along by the banksters. In an apparent effort to front-run official government capital controls, JP Morgan Chase has issued letters to ALL Business account holders notifying them that as of Nov 17th, the bank will limit all cash transactions (including deposits, withdrawals, and […]

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On the Ranch….

on October 17, 2013, 9:55 AM / in National News, News

Editor’s Note: Jackie is the hardest working net reporter that I have every had the pleasure to meet….. She resides in North Central Texas. Lots of things going on here so I will do a quick update on Ebony and the chickens – deer – and a small bit of water holding in the pond. The pond went dry Sept. […]

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To The Point of Economic Crash

To The Point of Economic Crash

on October 17, 2013, 9:14 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Strategic Blunders Cost GOP

Strategic Blunders Cost GOP

on October 17, 2013, 9:06 AM / in National News, News

The Republican strategy is a mess — so much so that Tuesday night the House GOP abandoned its proposal to fund the government through Dec. 15 and raise the debt ceiling through Feb. 7 in exchange for stripping the medical device tax from ObamaCare and forcing members of Congress and their staffers to live with the law. Speaker John Boehner’s […]

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RANGERS VS. THE WALKER BRIGADE

RANGERS VS. THE WALKER BRIGADE

on October 17, 2013, 8:52 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

By Wesley Pruden Original Post The commander in chief and Harry Reid, his faithful dog robber in the U.S. Senate, have assigned the rangers of the National Park Service the most dangerous mission of the government shutdown. They’re already up for medals. Barack Obama will invite them to the Rose Garden any day now, or if not the Rose Garden, […]

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TENNESSEE FIREARMS ASSOCIATION CALLS FOR STOPPING OR DELAYING IMPLEMENTATION OF COMMON CORE

TENNESSEE FIREARMS ASSOCIATION CALLS FOR STOPPING OR DELAYING IMPLEMENTATION OF COMMON CORE

on October 17, 2013, 8:48 AM / in Announcements, News

(Nashville, TN October 16, 2013) — The Tennessee Firearms Association, Inc. has called for Tennessee legislators to stop or at a minimum delay implementation of the Common Core standards in Tennessee due to concerns about the teaching materials and testing concerning the Constitution, specifically as regards the Second Amendment. “We are already seeing textbooks and teaching assignments that are a […]

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Devvy – Did you give your consent for this? Is anyone outraged?

on October 17, 2013, 8:21 AM / in National News, News

As  I  stated  to  a WGEN  reader  earlier  this  evening: They are each playing the parts they have been hired to play out –  none of this is a surprise except to those who refuse to believe that it is all just THEATRICS!  Some get starring roles and the others get supporting roles.  If they play their assigned roles the *politically […]

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Spay, neuter plan up for adoption by Johnson City Commission

Spay, neuter plan up for adoption by Johnson City Commission

on October 17, 2013, 8:10 AM / in News, State News

Plan to bring to extinction of pets to city up for a vote By Brad Hicks Original Post Editor’s Note: Someone in an attempt to convince me that mandatory spay and neuter was a good idea used this rather unconvincing approach to the subject. She stated that only 1 out of 10 dogs and 1 out of 12 cats find […]

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FROG SOUND

FROG SOUND

on October 17, 2013, 7:15 AM / in Bedtime Stories

A little boy goes up to his grandpa and says “Grandpa, Grandpa, make a frog sound, make a frog sound, make a frog sound!” and his grandpa says, “I’m reading my newspaper.” So the little boy runs over to his sister and whispers to her, “Sister, Sister, you make him say it, you make him say it!” So the sister […]

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Woolfork Accused of Sexual Harassment

Woolfork Accused of Sexual Harassment

on October 17, 2013, 5:00 AM / in Local News, News

Nichole Manna, 425-9657 The Jackson Sun An attorney for a female employee of Sheriff David Woolfork has accused him of sexual harassment and sexual discrimination against the employee in a letter to Madison County Attorney Steve Maroney. In a letter dated Oct. 11, attorney Deborah Godwin wrote that since Sharon Sangster’s employment with the Sheriff’s Department in 2011, Sangster has […]

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Methinks The Tea-Party Just Went Back On The Warpath

Methinks The Tea-Party Just Went Back On The Warpath

on October 16, 2013, 10:24 PM / in National News, News

By: Repair_Man_Jack Why Peter King, and John McCain Are Really So Angry Back On The Warpath Here’s the unspoken narrative of the entire recent adventure in Game Theory that was the soon-to-be-terminated government shutdown.  The Tea Party is Ba-aaaack! Oh, RMJ, you kwazy Wingnut!  How can you speak such blasphemy?  The GOP got crushed.  Emperor Barack I and his own […]

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Congress votes to avoid US default; bill goes to Obama

Congress votes to avoid US default; bill goes to Obama

on October 16, 2013, 10:21 PM / in National News, News

By David Espo of Associated Press Passage of the bill late Wednesday in the House and Senate ended a Washington-created crisis that closed much of government for 16 days. WASHINGTON — Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, […]

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Boehner to allow House vote on emerging Senate debt-ceiling deal

Boehner to allow House vote on emerging Senate debt-ceiling deal

on October 16, 2013, 11:11 AM / in National News, News

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has agreed to allow a vote in the House on the  emerging Senate debt-ceiling deal, according to a Senate source. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Minority Leader Mitch  McConnell (R-Ky.) were racing Wednesday to put the finishing touches on the deal  ahead of Thursday’s deadline for raising the $16.7 trillion debt limit. The draft […]

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Is the Government Shutdown Bush’s Fault?

on October 16, 2013, 11:08 AM / in National News, News

MRCTV’s Dan Joseph had a question on his mind that he couldn’t shake: who bears the brunt of the blame for the government shutdown? Who really is responsible for the mess we’re in right now?  Is it President Obama or former President George W. Bush?  He decided to take these questions to the heart of our misery: Washington D.C. Despite the […]

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America’s newest hero, Capt. William Swenson: Not much for helmets–or caution

America’s newest hero, Capt. William Swenson: Not much for helmets–or caution

on October 16, 2013, 11:03 AM / in National News, News

Remarks at Medal of Honor Ceremony for Capt. William  Swenson THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. Please have a seat. On  behalf of Michelle and myself, welcome to the White House. Last month, the United States Army released a remarkable piece of video. It’s  from the combat helmet cameras of a Medevac helicopter crew in  Afghanistan. And it’s shaky and it’s grainy, but it […]

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Liberal vs. Conservative

on October 16, 2013, 10:54 AM / in News

Posted  by Joe Wurzelbacher Fear. Hate. Divisive. Tool. The first 3 words above are pretty self explanatory, but “Tool”, I  think needs to be explained. In this day and age, with logic in short supply, with the media  telling you what and how to think, and politicians and political parties always  looking for an edge and more power the word […]

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Disturbing Facts About a Senior Homeland Security Adviser

Disturbing Facts About a Senior Homeland Security Adviser

on October 16, 2013, 10:47 AM / in National News, News

The Clarion Project, the Center for Security Policy and the Institute on Religion and Democracy have published a shocking interview with Mohamed Elibiary, a senior Department of Homeland Security adviser. The Daily Caller reported on it yesterday. Elibiary is a member of the Secretary’s Homeland Security Advisory Committee and founder of Lone Star Intelligence LLC. He served on the DHS […]

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