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Madison County Republican Party April Meeting

Madison County Republican Party April Meeting

on April 11, 2014, 5:45 AM / in Announcements

MCRP April Meeting Monday, April 14th 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Coyote Blues 4 Stonebridge Boulevard Jackson, TN GUEST SPEAKERS Republican Candidates for 26th Judicial District Circuit Court Judge, Division III KYLE ATKINS & EDWARD MARTINDALE Guests are welcome, please feel free to invite family, friends and coworkers. As always, lunch is Dutch treat. If you plan on ordering lunch, […]

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Standoff In Nevada: Another Federal Siege Against The Innocent

Standoff In Nevada: Another Federal Siege Against The Innocent

on April 11, 2014, 5:45 AM / in Opinion

This column is archived here. With the memory of Ruby Ridge, Idaho, and Waco, Texas, still very vivid in the collective memory of the American people comes another example of a federal government run amuck. A rancher in Nevada is watching the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) seize his cattle and arrest his son for simply taking pictures of the […]

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What Would Reagan Do?

What Would Reagan Do?

on April 11, 2014, 5:30 AM / in Opinion

President Reagan was holding a meeting in the Cabinet Room on March 25, 1985, when Press Secretary Larry Speakes came over to me, as communications director, with a concern. The White House was about to issue a statement on the killing of Major Arthur Nicholson, a U.S. army officer serving in East Germany. Maj. Nicholson had been shot in cold […]

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Update: TN GOP dismisses challenge, allows former sheriff to run as Republican

Update: TN GOP dismisses challenge, allows former sheriff to run as Republican

on April 10, 2014, 9:53 AM / in News, State News

WJHL.com By Josh Smith, Anchor, WJHL – email UNICOI COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Kent Harris will be allowed to run as a Republican in the August election for the Republican State Executive Committeeman. Just before 6 p.m., Harris told News Channel 11 via text, “I just spoke with the state chairman. He said I will be on the ballot.” TN GOP […]

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Tennessee Republicans: A party divorced from its base

Tennessee Republicans: A party divorced from its base

on April 10, 2014, 9:48 AM / in Opinion

By Judson Phillips, Communities Digital News Every year in Nashville, the Tennessee Republican Party carries on a tradition called the Statesman Dinner. Republican politicians from all over the state attend, and the event usually brings in a big name Republican speaker. This year, the Party went through the list of big name Republicans they could bring in. Then they chose Chris Christie. […]

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Is the Tennessee GOP Blocking Conservatives from Being on the Ballot?

Is the Tennessee GOP Blocking Conservatives from Being on the Ballot?

on April 10, 2014, 9:42 AM / in Opinion

By Scottie Hughes / Original Post There are just some people in life who I believe like an environment of conflict.  These people do not like it when folks get along or when the drama is at a minimum.  Growing up, these people were either called drama queens or troublemakers. One would hope that as they matured, they would grow out […]

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You Might Be a Conservative If…

You Might Be a Conservative If…

on April 10, 2014, 9:38 AM / in Opinion

And Especially If… “Our conflict is not likely to cease so soon as every good man would wish. The measure of iniquity is not yet filled; and unless we can return a little more to first principles, and act a little more upon patriotic ground, I do not know when it will…” George Washington (1779) As a follow-up to my […]

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Race Weekend

Race Weekend

on April 10, 2014, 9:25 AM / in NASCAR, Sports

CONTACT INFORMATION: Shayna Keller Director of Public Relations and Marketing skeller@racemir.com www.racemir.com 16-Car Pro Modified Field will Battle it out at Memphis International Raceway  The field has doubled from 2013 for one of the most prestigious races at the Super Chevy Show presented by Chevrolet Performance  MILLINGTON, Tenn. (April 9, 2014) – Pro Modifieds are one of the most well-known categories […]

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Sheriffs warn of violence from Mexican cartels deep into interior of U.S.

Sheriffs warn of violence from Mexican cartels deep into interior of U.S.

on April 10, 2014, 9:20 AM / in National News, News

By Kelly Riddell  / The Washington Times Thanks to http://oneoldvet.com/ Outmanned and outgunned, local law enforcement officers are alarmed by the drug and human trafficking, prostitution, kidnapping and money laundering that Mexican drug cartels are conducting in the U.S. far from the border. U.S. sheriffs say that securing the border is a growing concern to law enforcement agencies throughout the […]

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Darrell Issa says emails suggest Elijah Cummings prompted IRS targeting of True the Vote

Darrell Issa says emails suggest Elijah Cummings prompted IRS targeting of True the Vote

on April 10, 2014, 9:11 AM / in National News, News

by SUSAN FERRECHIO / Washington Examiner House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., has accused the panel’s top Democrat of prompting the Internal Revenue Service in 2012 to target a conservative organization applying for non-profit status. Issa said records obtained last week from the IRS show communications from the office of ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., […]

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It’s all just one big happy conspiracy against the Constitution.

on April 10, 2014, 8:43 AM / in National News, News

Elijah “Fast & Furious Stonewall” Cummings and the IRS Scandal. Sipsey Street Irregulars Emails Show Lois Lerner Fed True the Vote Tax Information to Democrat Elijah Cummings New IRS emails released by the House Oversight Committee show staff working for Democratic Ranking Member Elijah Cummings communicated with the IRS multiple times between 2012 and 2013 about voter fraud prevention group […]

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Republicans Block the Paycheck Fairness Bill in the Senate

Republicans Block the Paycheck Fairness Bill in the Senate

on April 10, 2014, 8:32 AM / in National News, News

On Wednesday morning, Senate Republicans blocked Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s Paycheck Fairness Act, which aims to reduce workplace discrimination against women. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell argued that the bill has nothing to do with women, and that Democrats are simply making show votes for their “powerful pals on the Left.” Leading up to the Senate debate, both Democrats and […]

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Is the Tennessee Republican Party Ready to lose the next Five Elections?

on April 10, 2014, 8:24 AM / in News, State News

In politics, power, money, and image is everything. The dominate party’s candidates knows this and convolutes the law and their own bylaws and maybe even their moral objection to accomplish continual ownership of those positions. This is done in a variety of ways, normally out of sight of the general public. In the Republican party, the moderate to liberal members control Tennessee […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday April 10th 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday April 10th 2014

on April 10, 2014, 7:16 AM / in National News, News

1. Pennsylvania student charged with high school stabbings A 16-year-old boy was accused of stabbing at least 21 people in a rampage at a Murrysville, Penn. high school on Wednesday. Four were in critical condition. Witnesses said the student, Alex Hribal, moved through the hallways with two kitchen knives before being tackled by a security officer and a vice principal. […]

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Would you support limiting the terms of office of local elected officials?

on April 10, 2014, 6:58 AM / in Opinion

Question: Years ago, I had proposed to limit the terms of service for both the Mayor and the City Council in two separate issues before council. Due to the power that the Mayor has granted by council, I considered that the most important. The council voted against both proposals which was to bring to the citizens of Jackson an opportunity […]

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If You’ve Never Bought a Truck Before . . .

If You’ve Never Bought a Truck Before . . .

on April 9, 2014, 7:57 AM / in Opinion

By Eric / Eric Peters Auto Trucks, like high-performance sports cars – like minivans for that matter – are specialty vehicles. Which means they’re compromised vehicles. Some things, they’re very good at – usually, much better at them than a jack-of-all-trades family car. A high-performance sports car, for instance, can be driven faster around a race track (or your favorite […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday, April 9th, 2014

10 things you need to know today about yesterday, April 9th, 2014

on April 9, 2014, 7:46 AM / in National News, News

1. Tumblr warns users against “Heartbleed” bug A flaw in OpenSSL, one of the internet’s main encryption methods, has left two-thirds of the internet’s websites vulnerable to security attacks. Tumblr urged users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts after the discovery of the bug, known as Heartbleed. The bug allows hackers to access the memory on […]

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IMPORTANT News in Tennessee

IMPORTANT News in Tennessee

on April 9, 2014, 7:41 AM / in Announcements, News, State News

Yesterday morning Senator Mae Beavers’ bill (SB2424) to allow open carry in Tennessee without the need for a handgun carry permit just passed the state Senate in an unexpected vote of 25-2!!! The House bill by Rep. Micah Van Huss (HB2409), if passed in the House, would allow anyone in Tennessee who is legal to possess a gun to be able […]

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Holder Explodes at Louie Gohmert: ‘You Don’t Want to Go There, Buddy’

Holder Explodes at Louie Gohmert: ‘You Don’t Want to Go There, Buddy’

on April 9, 2014, 7:38 AM / in National News, News

by Charlie Spiering / Breitbart During a House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder became visibly upset when Rep. Louis Gohmert suggested that being in contempt of Congress didn’t appear to matter to the Attorney General. After Holder dismissed Gohmert’s requests for documents relating to congressional investigations, Gohmert said, “I realize that contempt is not a big deal […]

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The Dark Road: The Worst Tax Law You’ve Never Heard About

The Dark Road: The Worst Tax Law You’ve Never Heard About

on April 9, 2014, 7:34 AM / in National News, News

It broke Ruth Freeborn’s heart to give up her U.S. citizenship that fateful day last year. Unfortunately for the Oklahoma native, though, it was either that, or her family. Ruth’s Canadian husband of 33 years, who earns all of the middle-class family’s income, “simply could not go along with this situation,” she explained. “To find myself suddenly not able to […]

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