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Curioser and curioser…

These awards (Distinguished Service Cross and Navy Cross) are not lightly granted, and under less politically charged circumstances would almost certainly have been Medals of Honor.

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Tennessee’s Federal Delegation on the Use of Force in Syria

Last week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 10-7-1 to send the idea of using force in Syria to the full Senate for a vote. This week the House and Senate return from the August recess. Both chambers will take up the issue. The president, for his part has been interviewed by all the major […]

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Actions of Lamar Alexander’s Campaign and Supporters Raise Questions

At issue is a proposed exhibit about Senator Alexander originally scheduled to be displayed at various locations around Tennessee beginning in late 2013 and running until after next year’s elections. The traveling exhibit, which had been planned and overseen by the Tennessee State Museum, is now on hold. Ben Hall, the reporter at Nashville’s News Channel […]

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George Zimmerman Helps Car Accident Victims

George Zimmerman, seemingly the worst human being since Hitler, assists a family in an auto accident. This criminal mastermind MUST have planned this..  (Video report can be found here.) “(CNN) — Four days after he was acquitted of murder, George Zimmerman stepped out of seclusion to help a family get out of an overturned vehicle […]

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How “Constitutional” are the Votes of Your State’s Federal Delegation?

I remember from two years ago the charges leveled at Tennessee’s Senator Bob Corker. One of his opponents claimed that Corker voted with President Obama 60% of the time. Despite making this claim over and over, I never did find any evidence they presented which could be independently verified or, at least, evaluated for validity […]

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Death Toll In Killer Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Keeps Rising

Death Toll In Killer Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Keeps Rising

CNN is reporting that the death toll from today’s massive tornado in Moore, Oklahoma is now at least 91. That’s 40 more dead than they had been previously reported, with scores of people – many of them children – still missing. Here is the earlier report: Moore, Oklahoma (CNN) — Rescue workers raced against time […]

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Was Voting for Cloture a Vote to Infringe on Our 2A Rights?

Yesterday I wrote about 16 GOP Senators voting to begin debate on gun rights in the Senate. I noted that, in doing so, they had done nothing to violate the 2nd Amendment or any earlier statements of 2A support they had made. The vote was procedural and merely allowed debate. Some people understood the distinction. […]

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16 GOP Senators Being Denounced for Their Vote Did What, Exactly?

Yesterday 16 Republican Senators, including both Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker from Tennessee, joined Democrats in voting to begin debate on legislation expanding background checks on gun purchases. With 68 votes to begin debate, a threatened GOP filibuster was stopped before it started. Grassroots reaction was both swift and pointed. Grassfire.com wrote, “Sen. Harry Reid’s gun-control legislation […]

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TicketMaster and States are Stealing Your Property Rights

Given that the principles of Life, Liberty and Property – what “the Pursuit of Happiness” refers to – are the bedrock on which American culture and society were built you would think that politicians would at least be respectful of The Big Three! Unfortunately you would be wrong! Attacks on these, most notably property rights, […]

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Florida Lt. Governor quits amid probe

Here is an excerpt from an AP story published by FoxNews.com: Florida’s lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a widening scandal of a purported veterans charity that authorities said Wednesday was a $300 million front for illegal gambling. Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll’s resignation came a day after she was questioned […]

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Obama Administration to give Libya e-mails to Senate

Fox News correspondent Catherine Herridge is now reporting the following: The Obama administration has agreed to provide emails pertaining to the controversial CIA talking points which critics say pushed an inaccurate picture of what happened during the terror attack last September in Benghazi, a congressional source tells Fox News. “We expect that will be done early […]

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Obama to give drone documents to Congress

Here is an excerpt from a story being reported by CNN. Amid new controversy over his administration’s targeted killing of American citizens overseas by drones, President Barack Obama has yielded to demands that he turn over to Congress classified Justice Department legal advice seeking to justify the policy, an administration official said. The president’s move […]

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Israel Goes There

IAF bombs convoy of trucks bearing weapons bound for Lebanon in Syria.

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Boy Scouts Said Close To Lifting Ban On Homosexuals

Well this is interesting… The Boy Scouts of America, one of the nation’s largest private youth organizations, is actively considering an end to its decades-long policy of banning gay scouts or scout leaders, according to scouting officials and outsiders familiar with internal discussions. If adopted by the organization’s board of directors, it would represent a […]

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Man Arrested After Bringing 2×4 Labeled “High Powered Rifle” Into Sandy Hook Elementary

Not the Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut, but a different school with the same name in Virginia. From WRC-TV: A man was arrested at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Strasburg, Va., Wednesday, according to the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office. Christopher Garret Johnson, 33, walked into the school with a 4-foot long two-by-four labeled “High Powered […]

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Fear of being committed may have caused Connecticut madman to snap

Lots of speculation in the media about motives, and like everything else we’ve seen so far this should be taken with a grain of caution.  Fox News is reporting the madman in Newtown snapped over his mother’s attempts to have him committed to a mental facility against his will and targeted the school because he […]

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Connecticut Shooting: Shattered Tranquility

As people continue to debate the circumstances surrounding the tragedy that took place in Newtown, Connecticut, I want to take a step back and examine how people are responding to it. We humans want to live in a world that is safe, tranquil and predictable. So, when a tragedy such as the one in Connecticut […]

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Adam Lanza, Not His Older Brother Ryan, Was The Newtown Shooter, Said To Be Targeting His Mother

Various media outlets were reporting earlier that Ryan Lanza was the shooter in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre this morning. This came as a surprise to Lanza, as he was still very much alive and in New Jersey. It turns out that it was his younger brother Adam Lanza who was the shooter. The […]

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27 Dead, Including 18 Children, In Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

From The Hartford Courant: Twenty-seven people, including 18 children, have been killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to the Associated Press. The report cites an official with knowledge of the situation. Sources told The Courant that there are at least 20 shooting victims. Many of the shootings took place in a […]

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Jacintha Saldanha, One Of The Nurses Who Got Royally Pranked By Australian DJs, Killed Herself

A radio prank by DJs Mel Greig and Michael Christian of Austrailia’s 2Day FM has now turned deadly. Greig and Christian were pretending to be the Queen and Prince Charles and asked her if they could be put through to Catherine (Kate Middleton). The woman who put them through to the Duchesses private room at […]

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Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton Are Royally Pregnant

Britain’s Prince William and Duchess Kate Middleton are expecting their first child according to St James’s Palace. The tabloids have been reporting on this for the last several weeks, but it has now been confirmed. The BBC is reporting that Kate’s hospitalization forced the palace’s hand. “Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge […]

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Egypt’s President Morsi Seizes Dictatorial Power

With a truce in the Gaza conflict freshly signed, President Mohamed Morsi gave himself supreme authority in Egypt, setting the fledgling democracy back to the Mubarak era. From The New York Times. CAIRO — With a constitutional assembly on the brink of collapse and protesters battling the police in the streets over the slow pace […]

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Watch Live – Felix Baumgartner Jumps To Earth From 23 Miles Up

As I’m typing this a hot air balloon has him near 60,000 feet above the surface of earth. If my math is right he should be jumping at around 120,000 feet.

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“Innocence Of Muslims” Director Arrested, Still No FBI Agents In Benghazi

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the filmmaker behind the controversial “Innocence of Muslims” trailer is in custody tonight. From The Hollywood Reporter: Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the 55-year-old filmmaker who sparked violence worldwide after releasing portions of his anti-Islamic film Innocence of Muslims online, has been jailed for violating terms of his parole, the Los Angeles Times reports. […]

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Chick-Fil-A’s Rachel Elizabeth Forgives Bullying Jerk Adam Smith

The young woman, Rachel Elizabeth, who bore the brunt of Vante CFO Adam Smith’s fury last week has shown herself to be classier that him in accepting his long-winded and self-serving apology. She spoke to Fox’s Stuart Varney (substituting for Neil Cavuto on Your World) about the incident, the apology, and Smith. Here is the […]

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