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U.S. House of Representatives Passes “Student Success Act”

U.S. House of Representatives Passes “Student Success Act”

on August 1, 2013, 8:08 AM / in National News, News

NOTE:  I know all our subscribers are NOT fans of increasing the number of Charter Schools, but we can still appreciate the efforts of congress to return more control to parents and impact the actions of the US Dept of Education. For the first time since 2001, a comprehensive rewrite of ESEA has made it to the floor in Congress. […]

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A Little Splash From the Past – Feeling Safer Yet

on August 1, 2013, 7:09 AM / in Local News, News, Opinion

In 2007, Mayor Gist created a Safe Neighborhood Task Force, mainly made up by his friends and government employees with a couple sprinklings of actual representatives. On this day in 2007, Councilman Dodd (a convicted felon himself at the time) requested that a ex-convict and gang member be added to the task force. This request overshadowed the request that I […]

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ADRL RETURNS TO MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

on July 31, 2013, 8:09 PM / in NASCAR, Sports

WHO: MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY WHEN: JULY 1, 2 & 3 Attached: SCHEDULE OF EVENTS WHAT: The 2013 ADRL Tour presented by Speedtech, returns to rock Memphis International Raceway August 1-3, 2013.  Don’t miss your first glimpse of the unbelievable racing action that is what ADRL is known for on Thursday, August 1st at ADRL Team Testing.  The gates open at […]

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HUNTER RESIGNATION CONFIRMS 2ND CLASS CITIZENSHIP STATUS OF SOUTHERNERS

HUNTER RESIGNATION CONFIRMS 2ND CLASS CITIZENSHIP STATUS OF SOUTHERNERS

on July 31, 2013, 3:09 PM / in National News, News

By Kirk D. Lyons Libertarian Senator Rand Paul has done the inevitable: he has sacked his aide Jack Hunter, aka the Southern Avenger, after the liberal media (now there’s an oxymoron)  began baying for Hunter’s blood 2 weeks ago. Hunter’s crime, for a crime it was, was that a few of his incisive you-tube essays as the masked “Southern Avenger” […]

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Obamacare Supporters Sign Petition For “Mandatory Euthanasia” Of Senior Citizens

on July 31, 2013, 2:31 PM / in National News, News

By Steve Watson Infowars.com People eagerly sign as activist tells them “We’re going to put them to sleep like you would your dog” A video clip posted to YouTube by activist Mark Dice shows supporters of Obamacare blindly signing a petition calling for “mandatory euthanasia” under the new health law. Dice was able to gather several signatures for the fake […]

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It’s the Original Twin Cities All Over Again

It’s the Original Twin Cities All Over Again

on July 31, 2013, 9:43 AM / in National News, News

I have made it known to my radio audience after eighteen years, that although I was taught certain things in my youth, which never leave me – I am not a daily reader of ‘The Word,’ but it doesn’t take much to see what a sick society we have become in America. Sodom and Gomorrah ain’t got nothing on us. […]

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Warrantless Cellphone Tracking Is Upheld

Warrantless Cellphone Tracking Is Upheld

on July 31, 2013, 7:17 AM / in National News, News

By  SOMINI SENGUPTA – The New York Times Original Post   Editor’s Note: I feel so much safer now… don’t you! In a significant victory for law enforcement, a federal appeals court on Tuesday said that government authorities could extract historical location data directly from telecommunications carriers without a search warrant. The closely watched case, in the United States Court of […]

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Schiff: We’re Heading For A Crisis

Schiff: We’re Heading For A Crisis

on July 31, 2013, 7:12 AM / in National News, News

By Money Morning Staff Reports Washington  is engaged in a massive  “campaign” to make Americans believe the economy is  in recovery.  But in reality the United  States is at the brink of a devastating economic crash that will cause catastrophic  market losses and impoverish millions. That’s  according to Peter Schiff, the best-selling author and CEO of Euro Pacific  Capital, who delivered […]

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Editor jailed for seven years and sentenced to 600 LASHES after starting ‘Free Saudi Liberals’ website

Editor jailed for seven years and sentenced to 600 LASHES after starting ‘Free Saudi Liberals’ website

on July 31, 2013, 7:05 AM / in National News, News

Raif Badawi was  accused of cyber crime and disobeying his father He set up the  website Free Saudi Liberals to disclose role of religion Judge also  ordered that the site should be closed down By  Mail Foreign Service The editor of a Saudi Arabian social website  has been sentenced to seven years in prison and 600 lashes for founding an  […]

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First gay divorce finalized in Colorado

First gay divorce finalized in Colorado

on July 31, 2013, 6:59 AM / in National News, News

DENVER – Colorado’s first recognized same-sex divorce is  final. Supporters   of Colorado’s new civil unions law say  the court ruling sets a precedent for gay couples married in other states who  want to legally terminate their relationships here without uprooting their  lives. Juli Yim and Lorelei Jones wed in Massachusetts in 2009,  where same-sex marriage is legal. Yim tells the […]

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Look out below! Work more, get less in Obamacare ‘cliff’

Look out below! Work more, get less in Obamacare ‘cliff’

on July 31, 2013, 6:51 AM / in National News, News

By: Dan Mangan | Writer CNBC Report Be careful you don’t fall off the Obamacare “cliff” when the boss asks you to put in some overtime. Working more could ultimately mean thousands of dollars less for you under a quirk in the new health-care law going into effect this fall. This could prompt some people to cut back on their hours […]

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Obama offers new ‘grand bargain’ to GOP ahead of budget fights

Obama offers new ‘grand bargain’ to GOP ahead of budget fights

on July 31, 2013, 6:38 AM / in National News, News

NBC News By Michael O’Brien, Political Reporter, NBC News President Barack Obama challenged Republicans on Tuesday to help him craft a “grand bargain” for the middle class, unveiling a corporate tax reform proposal intended to put the GOP on the spot ahead of the budget battles he faces with Congress this fall by trying to rally public opinion using the […]

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Bridges Of Grace

Bridges Of Grace

on July 31, 2013, 6:32 AM / in Religion

They departed . . . , rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name. – Acts 5:41 Imagine for a moment that you are driving through the desert in Southern California and you see the magnificent Golden Gate Bridge spanning the dried-up bed of “Three Frogs Creek” on the outskirts of “Turtle Soup Junction.” What a […]

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Dear Jon Favreau – There’s No Such Thing As No-Government Conservatives

Dear Jon Favreau – There’s No Such Thing As No-Government Conservatives

on July 31, 2013, 5:59 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

From the American Glob Editor’s Note: About the only point I might disagree with Mr. R. on this report is the part that “conservatives want a smaller more efficient government.” Typically conservatives want a smaller, much smaller government. Small enough that it is insignificant in its actions. Efficiency would then not be required.  Obama’s former speech writer Jon Favreau wrote a […]

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Feds Devote $2.25 Million to Study Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumor Disease

Feds Devote $2.25 Million to Study Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumor Disease

on July 31, 2013, 5:46 AM / in Local News, National News

By Penny Starr (CNSNews.com) – The National Science Foundation will spend $2.25 million to study the emergence, transmission and evolution of facial tumor disease in Tasmanian devils. “Emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) are considered a grand challenge in the environmental sciences for the 21st century because of their effects on human, wildlife and agricultural health,” the grant description stated. “Infectious diseases […]

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WikiLeaks’ Assange: Manning verdicts a ‘clear abuse’ of First Amendment rights

on July 31, 2013, 5:37 AM / in National News, News

By Ian Johnston, Staff Writer, NBC News Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has condemned the guilty verdicts passed on Pfc. Bradley Manning as a “clear abuse” of the First Amendment, ahead of the former Army intelligence analyst’s sentencing hearing Wednesday. Assange said Manning, 25, and NSA leaker Edward Snowden, […]

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Manning Verdict Today

on July 30, 2013, 2:24 PM / in National News, News

The Guardian reports: “Bradley Manning, the self-confessed source of the massive WikiLeaks trove of US state secrets, will learn his fate on Tuesday [at 1 p.m. ET] when a military judge announces her verdict in the most high-profile prosecution of an official leaker in at least a generation. “The army private faces a possible sentence of life in military custody with no […]

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Defund ObamaCare

Defund ObamaCare

on July 30, 2013, 8:55 AM / in News, Opinion

Last week U.S. Senator Mike Lee hosted a meeting with a half dozen or so other Senators and 40 to 50 conservative organizations (most from the beltway of Washington, D.C.). The topic: defunding ObamaCare. The plan is to have the House of Representatives pass a continuing resolution that authorizes budget for the next fiscal year for the federal government, but […]

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Sen. Rand Paul to appear with Sen. Lamar Alexander, stops short of offering an endorsement

Sen. Rand Paul to appear with Sen. Lamar Alexander, stops short of offering an endorsement

on July 30, 2013, 8:50 AM / in Local News, News, State News

Written by Joey Garrison The Tennessean Sen. Rand Paul, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, will join Sen. Lamar Alexander at a Nashville charter school Monday, offering a colleague forced to defend his conservative bona fides a coveted visual with a tea party favorite. Paul, however, stopped short of giving his fellow Republican an outright endorsement in the Tennessee senator’s bid […]

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Motor City Miasma

Motor City Miasma

on July 30, 2013, 8:47 AM / in National News, News, Opinion

I was recently in a shopping mall near the city of Detroit; it was a fairly new facility, in pleasant surroundings, nicely landscaped, with plenty of parking. But about a third of the retail space had gone out of business and although there were still plenty of shops open and it was a Sunday afternoon, there were only a handful […]

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