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  • Lawsuit alleges Tennessee has 'hostile sexual environment' (University of Tennessee)

    02/09/2016 6:19:21 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 9, 2016 7:08 PM EST | Steve Megargee
    A lawsuit filed by a group of women alleges that the University of Tennessee has violated Title IX regulations and created a "hostile sexual environment" through a policy of indifference toward assaults by student-athletes. The federal suit filed Tuesday in Nashville states Tennessee's policies made students more vulnerable to sexual assault and says that the school had a "clearly unreasonable response" after incidents that caused the women making complaints to endure additional harassment. The suit also states the university interfered with the disciplinary process to favor male athletes. [...] The suit was filed by David Randolph Smith, a lawyer representing...
  • Tennessee lawmakers approve 'atomic bomb of politics' (Convention of States)

    02/04/2016 3:45:59 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 42 replies
    Tennessee lawmakers on Thursday joined four other states in calling for a national convention on amending the U.S. Constitution to bring about limits to federal power — what one supporter touted as the "atomic bomb of politics." The resolution sponsored by Republican Rep. Sheila Butt of Columbia passed on a 59-31 vote in the House. The Senate previously voted 23-5 in favor of the measure. The governor does not have veto power over resolutions passed by the Tennessee General Assembly. Tennessee joins Alabama, Alaska, Florida and Georgia in approving the measure. A total of 34 states would need to pass...
  • Donald Trump's Private Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

    02/03/2016 5:50:36 PM PST · by springwater13 · 207 replies
    Donald Trump's private jet made an emergency landing in Nashville Wednesday afternoon after the pilot reported engine problems, officials said. The Boeing 757 landed in Nashville at 4:40 p.m., the Federal Aviation Administration said. Trump eventually made it to the event he was attending. It was unclear how he got there. The FAA is investigating the incident.
  • 5-Year-Old Calmly Calls Cops After Parents Killed: ‘This Dude Shot ‘Em’

    02/02/2016 9:41:34 PM PST · by windcliff · 17 replies
    YahooNews.com ^ | 2-216 | Tara John
    A 5-year-old boy from Chattanooga, Tenn., made a heartbreaking call to the police on Sunday telling the dispatcher that "my daddy and my mama got shot." The boy, who seemed too young to know his address, calmly tells the dispatcher that "this dude shot ’em" and asks her to "tell the police officers to come." The police found George Dillard, 24, and Lakita Hicks, 25, dead in the house, according to News Channel 9. They say the child, who remains unnamed, is unharmed and is currently with extended family. The boy remained on the phone with the dispatcher for more...
  • Politician Tell a Reporter She's a B**ch on Camera

    02/02/2016 7:49:02 PM PST · by Morgana · 20 replies
    ktrh.com ^ | February 2, 2016 | Michael Berry
    Politician Tell a Reporter She's a B**ch on Camera VIDEO ONLY ON LINK warning language.
  • Tenn. Parents Combat 'Islamic Indoctrination' of Students

    01/30/2016 2:17:49 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    MRC TV ^ | January 28, 2016 12:56pm ET | Nick Kangadis
    Last month, a town hall was held in Brentwood, Tenn., to discuss Islam in schools. The crowded town hall was filled with concerned parents questioning the motives of the seventh grade textbook in question. Complaints ranged from the textbook's clear bias toward Islam to possible "indoctrination" of the impressionable minds of young students. Some parents also complained about "supplementary" material supplied by the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). [...] On Jan. 20, Tennessee state legislators Rep. Matthew Hill (R-Jonesborough), Rep. Timothy Hill (R-Blountville) and Rep. Micah Van Huss (R-Johnson City) introduced legislation "to officially stop Islamic religious indoctrination in Tennessee...
  • Trump leads Cruz among Tennessee Republican voters, but many still undecided

    01/28/2016 1:56:30 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 11 replies
    Middle Tennessee State Univ ^ | 1/28/16 | Ken Blake
    Tennessee`s Republican primary is down to a race between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, with Trump holding an advantage but many party voters still undecided, the latest MTSU Poll shows. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders, but her statewide disapproval ratings are the highest of any top candidate on either ticket.
  • Officials Say Tennessee Teen May Have Died From Drinking Racing Fuel and Mountain Dew

    01/26/2016 11:46:37 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    ktla ^ | 01/26/92016
    Logan Stephenson, 16, died on Thursday. According to Greenbrier Police Chief K.D. Smith, Stephenson and a friend started drinking the concoction Wednesday. ... Stephenson’s friend was rushed to an area hospital where he is still in a coma. Two other teens have admitted to drinking the same mixture of racing fuel and Mountain Dew.
  • Senator Ted Cruz Has an Unstable Glenn Beck Problem – The Beck, Barton and Mercer Connections…

    01/24/2016 5:12:14 PM PST · by euram · 183 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | Jan 21 2016 | Sundance
    Mr. Glenn Beck will continue to circle the drain of irrelevance, make very consequential enemies, and promote an air of intense polarization for his candidate Senator Ted Cruz.
  • Insider leaks real reason for GOP kingpins' anti-Cruz venom

    01/23/2016 5:33:17 PM PST · by justlittleoleme · 112 replies
    WND ^ | 1/23/16 | Greg Corombos
    It's well known that many Republicans in Washington do not like Sen. Ted Cruz, but the full extent of that antipathy is coming to light this week as several current and former lawmakers say they prefer Donald Trump as the GOP nominee, although they have little regard for either man. Some GOP consultants and strategists started the rumblings in recent days. Then Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad told Republicans in his state to oppose Cruz because of the senator's opposition to ethanol subsidies. But the story broke wide open on Wednesday when former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 Republican presidential nominee...
  • Tennessee Bill creates owner liability for safety in gun-free zones

    01/23/2016 4:12:11 PM PST · by aimhigh · 42 replies
    Tennessee General Assembly ^ | 01/15/2016 | Representative Faison
    This legislation creates owner liability for gun owners who get victimized in a gun free zone. (b) Any person or entity authorized to post property pursuant to § 39-17-1359 who elects, pursuant to that authority, to prohibit the possession of firearms by a person authorized to carry a handgun pursuant to § 39-17-1351, thereby assumes absolute custodial responsibility for the safety and defense of the permit holder while on the posted property and while on any property the permit holder is required to traverse in order to travel to and from the location where the permit holder's firearm is stored....
  • The Insurgency Has Only Just Begun - We Absorb Vilification and Ridicule As Fuel

    01/23/2016 9:43:02 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 67 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 1-22-2016 | sundance
    January 22, 2016 The Insurgency Has Only Just Begun - We Absorb Vilification and Ridicule As Fuel by sundance "What so frightens the conservative movement about Trump's success is that he reveals just how thin the support for their ideas really is. His campaign is a rebuke to their institutions. It says the Republican Party doesn't need all these think tanks, all this supposed policy expertise. It says look at these people calling themselves libertarians and conservatives, the ones in tassel-loafers and bow ties. Have they made you more free? Have their endless policy papers and studies and books conserved...
  • The Body of Little Noah Chamberlin, 2, Found in Tennessee Clearing After Desperate Search

    01/22/2016 9:24:34 AM PST · by Harmless Teddy Bear · 62 replies
    Yahoo news ^ | January 22, 2016 | Deborah Hastings
    Distraught searchers announced Thursday they had found the small body of Noah Chamberlin, a Tennessee toddler who wandered off one week ago while walking in the woods with his grandmother. Chester County Sheriff Blair Weaver was overcome as he delivered the news in a press conference at a local church. He paused for several moments after announcing "We have found Noah Chamberlin." Struggling with his emotions and breaking into tears, the sheriff added, "He was located about one-and-a-half miles from the home where he went missing ... The family has been notified." Noah, who loved running and hiding, had taken...
  • Dangerous Winter Storm Jonas to Bring Crippling Snowstorm, Major Ice Threat; Blizzard Warnings

    01/21/2016 9:56:06 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 192 replies
    The Weather Channel ^ | January 21, 2016 | Weather.com
    Blizzard warnings have been issued for the Baltimore and Washington D.C. metro areas, and blizzard watches extend northward to the Philadelphia and New York City metro areas as Winter Storm Jonas begins to take shape. The storm is expected to deliver heavy snowfall to at least 15 states, and heavy ice accumulations, strong winds and coastal flooding will add to the storm's impact as it carves a path from the nation's heartland through the South and onward to the East Coast now through Sunday. As of Thursday morning, just over 73 million people – or roughly one in every four...
  • House panel rejects bill blocking gay marriage in Tennessee

    01/20/2016 4:39:51 PM PST · by GIdget2004 · 12 replies
    WSMV ^ | 01/20/2016 | Erik Schelzig
    A bill seeking to block the U.S. Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling in Tennessee has been defeated in a subcommittee of the state House over concerns about nullifying federal rulings. The five-member panel defeated the measure sponsored by Republican Rep. Mark Pody on a voice vote on Wednesday. Republican Rep. Mike Carter of Chattanooga said that while he disagrees with the high court's ruling, he considered the bill to turn back the ruling a step too far. In Carter's words: "I equate nullification with anarchy."
  • Noah Chamberlin Search Update: Search for missing boy reaches 5th day, FBI investigating

    01/19/2016 1:36:55 PM PST · by eastforker · 28 replies
    inquisitr ^ | 01/19/2016 | Nathan Francis
    The search for Noah Chamberlin continues in West Tennessee, but as the hunt for the missing 2-year-old approaches the one-week point, frustration appears to be building for search crews. Authorities may be investigating whether foul play was involved. Read more at http://www.inquisitr.com/2721157/noah-chamberlin-search-update-frustration-grows-as-search-for-missing-boy-reaches-fifth-day-fbi-reportedly-now-investigating/#ryS2Y7POQVmY5DvL.99
  • Chester Co.(Tenn.) Sheriff Says Volunteers Search For 2-Year-Old

    01/17/2016 3:50:05 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 30 replies
    News Channel 5 (Nashville) ^ | January 16 | Staff
    PINSON, Tenn. - Officials with the Chester County Sheriff’s Office have asked for volunteers to help search for a missing 2-year-old boy. The boy, identified as Noah Israel Chamberlin, went missing in Chester County Thursday, and authorities said multiple agencies, including the Chester County Sheriff's Office, had been investigating. He was last seen wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans. Authorities said he was reported missing around 1:30 p.m. Thursday after he was last seen going into the woods behind his home on Short Road in Pinson
  • Republicans Have Overestimated the Conservatism of the Base

    01/16/2016 11:40:22 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 33 replies
    live in Donald Trump country. Maury County, Tenn. — like much of the South — was dominated by the Democratic party until just a few short years ago. Tennessee’s legislature didn’t flip red until 2008, and my own legislative district in my own “conservative” county was blue until 2010. Tennessee didn’t change dramatically between 2004 (when Democrats were in total control of state government) and 2011 (when control flipped to Republicans), but national politics changed. And — as Donald Trump is proving — they can change again. If there is a consistent refrain among former Democrats (and there are lots...
  • US Jewish philanthropist bought winning Powerball ticket for employee

    01/14/2016 3:56:13 PM PST · by Nachum · 36 replies
    jpost.com ^ | 1/14/16 | staff
    One of the three winners of the record-breaking Powerball lottery jackpot in the United States became wealthy overnight thanks to the generosity of her boss, one of the American Jewish community’s leading philanthropists. Shlomo Rechnitz, a health care magnate who owns 80 assisted living facilities throughout California, purchased nearly 18,000 lottery tickets for all of his employees, one of which happened to contain the winning numbers. The unprecedented $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot will be divided among three winning tickets purchased in Tennessee, California and Florida. Each ticket is worth $528.8 million, lottery officials said in California, one of 44 states...
  • 207 members of Congress file amicus brief on behalf of Little Sisters of the Poor

    01/13/2016 1:09:43 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    liveactionnews.org ^ | January 13, 2016 | Rebecca Downs
    Speaker Paul Ryan invited the Little Sisters of the Poor to join him as his guests for the State of the Union. But that’s not the only way in which they’re getting a helping hand from Congress. The office of Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) issued a press release with a link to a bipartisan amicus brief signed by 207 members of Congress in support of the Little Sisters of the Poor. The amicus brief was sent to the Supreme Court in support of the Catholic group and other non-profit organizations in the upcoming case of Zubik vs. Burwell. Such groups...
  • Man called ‘white boy’ before brutal attack in South Memphis

    01/12/2016 3:31:59 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    WREG-TV ^ | January 11, 2016 | Michael Quander
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A 23-year-old, Graham Patton, has both eyes blacked out, his nose swollen and bandages all over his face following an attack in South Memphis. "I mean he doesn't even look like the same person at all," Neysa Anderson, the victim's stepsister, said. Police said the attack happened on Tuesday, Jan. 5, at the Pendleton Pines Apartments near Pendleton and Ketchum. According to officers, Patton took a walk outside around 11 p.m. when two men he did not know came out of nowhere. "Something along the lines of 'hey white boy what are you doing around here? You're...
  • Senate rejects Paul's Audit the Fed push

    01/12/2016 1:54:33 PM PST · by SouthReb · 24 replies
    "The Senate on Tuesday rejected Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) controversial proposal to audit the Federal Reserve, turning aside a bill that has drawn the ire of the business community and the White House. The Senate voted 53-44 on taking up the presidential hopeful’s Audit the Fed measure. Sixty votes were needed to move forward. Paul won some bipartisan support for the legislation, with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), another presidential candidate, voting in favor. Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin (Wis.) backed the bill as well. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who is also running for president, supported moving forward with Paul's legislation, while...
  • ‘No Extinctions’: Polar Bears Survived Periods When The Arctic Had No Ice(DOH!)

    01/11/2016 10:40:34 AM PST · by rktman · 28 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1/11/2016 | Michael Bastasch
    Former Vice President Al Gore shocked Americans in "An Inconvenient Truth" when he said polar bears were drowning because global warming was melting Arctic sea ice, but now a new study shows that polar bears did just fine even when there was no ice covering the Arctic. Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks released a study claiming the "stratigraphic record of the last 1.5 (million years) indicates that no marine species' extinction events occurred despite major climate oscillations," including periods where the Arctic was completely ice-free in summertime. "Some species thought to be...
  • Beyond Iowa, Cruz Betting Heavily on the South

    01/11/2016 7:52:23 AM PST · by Isara · 87 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | Jan. 11, 2016 | Abby Livingston
    U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz arrived Jan. 4 at the first stop on a six-day tour of Iowa. The Republican presidential candidate was set to visit 28 counties by bus. (Photo by Patrick Svitek) WASHINGTON — In the more than 200 events he's held since launching his campaign for the White House 10 months ago, Ted Cruz has tested out an unorthodox strategy, one that could rewrite the rules of Republican presidential politics.Since the Texas senator declared his candidacy in March, 40 percent of his public events have taken place in Iowa, according to a Texas Tribune analysis of his travel schedule as of Saturday. But...
  • Bjrn Lomborg: Mr. Gore, Your Solution to Global Warming Is Wrong

    07/22/2009 10:59:13 PM PDT · by neverdem · 11 replies · 804+ views
    Esquire ^ | August 2009 | Bjrn Lomborg
    The plan we are most likely to adopt to address climate change will cost far too much and do next to nothing. The fight over the science of warming is over, yes. But the debate over the solution to global warming hasn't even begun. I. A False Choice On a family visit to Kenya long before he became president of the United States, Barack Obama declared that he wanted to go on safari. His Kenyan half sister, Auma, chided him for being a neocolonialist."Why should all that land be set aside for tourists," she asked, "when it could be used...
  • Saudi Arabia Plans 'Thatcherite Revolution'

    01/07/2016 11:35:14 AM PST · by EBH · 14 replies
    Saudi Arabia is mulling the sale of shares in Aramco, believed to be the world's most valuable company, as part of plans to repair its finances and open up its economy. The announcement was made by the country's deputy crown prince as Saudi's secretive, state-owned oil firm grapples with the effects of oil prices nearing 12-year lows . Mohammed bin Salman told The Economist: "That is something that is being reviewed, and we believe a decision will be made over the next few months." The Saudi economy has taken a battering from the oil price decline and the finance ministry...
  • Tennessee representative tells President Obama to 'shove it'

    01/05/2016 11:47:16 AM PST · by Tennessee Nana · 19 replies
    ChattanoogaTimesFreePress ^ | January 5, 2016 | Shawn Palk
    Tennessee State Representative Andy Holt sent a letter to President Obama today, telling him to "take your gun control and shove it." The aggressive statement comes just after the president's announcement that he will take executive action to tighten restrictions on gun purchases by implementing more thorough background checks. Holt, of District 76, cited James Madison's Federalist Paper #46. In it the founding father said that states have the power to oppose the federal government through legislation. He referenced, for example, HB1341, a policy that bars the State from supporting the enforcement of federal gun control measures. Holt said the...
  • What I Pondered While I Was Away

    01/04/2016 3:43:17 PM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 4, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I try to avoid getting too deep or heavy on this program, but I had a lot of free time over the last 10 days or so, just to sit around and think as things came to my mind and ponder various things that just jumped in and jumped out of my mind. I didn't purposely focus on anything. I just reacted to whatever thoughts that I had that might have been stimulated by things I was reading. I didn't watch much television while I was gone. You look at this countdown clock and Algore and the...
  • The World According to Gore: Last Days

    01/04/2016 2:58:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 4, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I have been shocked (pleasantly so) to see some in the Drive-By Media recognize our Algore countdown clock at RushLimbaugh.com. Back in 2006, Algore said that we had ten years remaining. Ten years. Humanity had 10 years left to save the earth from what was then called global warming. And if we didn't save it in ten years, it was all lost, it was hopeless, and the fate of humanity would be hanging in the balance. Well, that 10-year anniversary comes up this month, January 27. Gore said we have 10 years left before the earth cooks,...
  • Report From Lima Climate Conference: Al Gore Preaches Hellfire and Redemption

    12/11/2014 7:12:37 AM PST · by shove_it · 13 replies
    DailyCaller ^ | 11 Dec 2014 | MYRON EBELL
    ~snip~ The former U. S. Vice President arrived early, but did not start speaking until 1:30. That may be because there werent many people in the very large room. By the time he began to speak, perhaps half the seats were occupied. More people came as he continued talking. At the end, he got a polite round of applause. Such are the indignities of being a former movie star. Gores talk was an update of the slide-show immortalized in the sci-fi classic, An Inconvenient Truth. But not an update that replaces its numerous false and misleading claims. For instance, Gores...
  • Countdown to Gorepocalypse

    01/03/2016 8:14:32 AM PST · by rktman · 27 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 1/3/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    That's it. Three weeks from tomorrow, it is all over for us, because CO2 emission have continued to grow. Watts deploys the scientific data showing that the Gorepocalypse is not developing in surface temperatures, killer storms, and the other indicia of doom.
  • 24 days to Al Gore's '10 years to save the planet' ...deadline

    01/02/2016 10:40:54 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 44 replies
    wattsupwiththat.com ^ | 1/2/16 | Anthony Watts
    On January 25th, 2006, while at the Sundance film festival, screening "An Inconvenient Truth", Al Gore said this as chronicled in an article by CBS News:... unless drastic measures to reduce greenhouse gases are taken within the next 10 years, the world will reach a point of no return, Gore said. He sees the situation as "a true planetary emergency."Well, the 10 years are about up, by now, warming should have reached "planetary emergency levels" Let’s look at the data:
  • Humanity must change to avert climate disaster: Al Gore

    12/03/2015 10:29:28 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 65 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 12/3/15 | AFP
    Le Bourget (France) (AFP) - Nobel laureate Al Gore said at the Paris climate summit on Thursday that humanity must change how it lives, travels and grows food in order to avert global warming catastrophe. "Do we really have to change the energy and transportation and agriculture and forestry systems in the world and shift to a low-carbon pattern?" the former US vice president asked in a speech. "The answer is 'Yes'... because now the answer is coming from nature itself," he said. Gore pointed to a string of extreme droughts, record-breaking downpours and high tides, along with melting Arctic...
  • Global Warming Activists Don’t Like When Someone Follows The Money

    11/04/2015 9:17:33 AM PST · by george76 · 8 replies
    The Daily Caller News ^ | 11/03/2015 | Andrew Follett
    Al Gore .. has levied his global warming activism from a net worth of $700,000 in 2000 into an estimated net worth of $172.5 million by 2015. He is not alone in his financial endeavor. Funding of science, in this particular case, climate change science, is dominated by the federal government. We assert that this will cause recipients of [government] grants to publish findings that are in-line with government policy preferences (i.e., do not bite the hand that feeds you ... Studies that receive financial support from the public sector do not have to disclose it as a conflict of...
  • Al Gore: Optimist?

    10/27/2015 7:12:38 AM PDT · by smartyaz · 4 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/27/15 | MICHAEL GRUNWALD
    IT IS HARD to see Gore in Florida without thinking about him not winning the 2000 election by 537 votes in the Sunshine Stateor, if you prefer, one vote on the Supreme Courtto George W. Bush. You get the feeling that Gore thinks about it, too, and not just as a climate activist angry that Bush broke his campaign pledge to crack down on carbon emissions shortly after he arrived in the White House. At one point during his Climate Reality conference, while Gore was moderating a discussion about the Florida governments hostility to solar power, someone mentioned shenanigans involving...
  • U.S. Cities We Could Lose to the Sea (Algore's oceanfront mansion in cartoon)

    10/17/2015 5:37:09 PM PDT · by Libloather · 36 replies
    Historic carbon emissions have already locked in enough future sea level rise to submerge most of the homes in each of several hundred American towns and cities, according to Climate Central-led research published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The animated timeline on this page maps, year by year, how the total number of locked-in cities could climb to more than 1,500, if pollution continues unchecked through the end of the century. It also lays out an alternative timeline based on extreme carbon cuts, leading to fewer than 700 locked-in cities. You can watch threats unfold nationwide...
  • "Algore: We Have Ten Years Left Before Earth Cooks - The Rush Limbaugh Show"

    01/03/2016 11:24:28 PM PST · by iowamark · 35 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | January 27, 2006
    Larry David says, "You know, Al is a funny guy, but he's also a very serious guy who believes humans may have only 10 years left to save the planet from turning into a total frying pan." Now, the last time I heard some liberal talk about "ten years" it was 1988, Ted Danson. We had ten years to save the oceans; we were all going to pay the consequences, which would result in our death. Now Al Gore says we've got ten years. Ten years left to save the planet from a scorching. Okay, we're going to start counting....
  • Al Gore suspends 24-hour climate webcast marathon in front of Eiffel tower after deadly...

    11/14/2015 8:54:12 AM PST · by PROCON · 29 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Nov. 14, 2015 | Anneta Konstantinides
    A webcast of an all-star marathon event about climate change and hosted by Al Gore was suspended mid-broadcast after the deadly attacks in the French capital Friday night. Gore's '24 Hours of Reality and Live Earth' webcast launched from the foot of the Eiffel Tower just hours before the capital was rocked by horrifying attacks that killed more than 150 people on Friday. A reported 118 people were killed during a rock concert at the Bataclan theatre, with more murdered at a restaurant and outside the State de France sports stadium.'Out of solidarity with the French people and the City...
  • "Scientists" & AlGore claim High Levels of CO2 Making People Dumber(But maybe not Dumb Enough)

    10/28/2015 7:17:06 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 18 replies
    RedNeckoBlogger ^ | 10/28/2015 | RedNeckoblogger (kinda)
    A coupla links on the subject... observations to follow. http://dailycaller.com/2015/10/27/scientists-claim-high-co2-levels-are-making-people-dumber/ http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2015/09/climate-change-aliens-exoplanets The problem (IMHO) is its not making people dumb enough! Tons of Bee Ess ideology pretending to be science (Global Warming/Climate Change on cold days... or AGW/CC)) is dumped daily into our biosphere far more damaging to the people of Earth than CO2. For liberty and prosperity (to be replaced with a rationed subsistence) must be surrendered to central hyper-nanny-bureaucrat authority to save the planet! ("dear leaders" exempt... of course) But in spite of a media full court press, not enough people are dumb enough (yet?) to buy the...
  • Global Warming: A $1.5 Trillion Industry

    08/09/2015 11:12:56 PM PDT · by Up Yours Marxists · 11 replies
    Power Line ^ | August 10, 2015 06:12 UTC | John Hinderaker
    The Climate Change Business Journal has calculated that global warming is now a $1.5 trillion a year industry. The Business Journals report is not available for free online, but its findings are reviewed by the Insurance Journal. They are eye-opening, to say the least: The $1.5 trillion global climate change industry grew at between 17 and 24 percent annually from 2005-2008, slowing to between 4 and 6 percent following the recession with the exception of 2011s inexplicable 15 percent growth, according to Climate Change Business Journal. The San Diego, Calif.-based publication includes within that industry nine segments and 38 sub-segments....
  • Al Gore associates: Don't believe 2016 whispers

    08/13/2015 6:41:23 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    WDSU ^ | 08/13/2015 | By Jeff Zeleny Senior Washington Correspondent
    WASHINGTON (CNN) Two people close to Al Gore pushed back on a report Thursday that suggested the former vice president was considering running for president in 2016 An associate of the 67-year-old Gore told CNN that the speculation was "groundless," and a spokeswoman for Gore added later Thursday that there was "no truth" to the idea he is considering a White House run. Buzzfeed reported that supporters of Gore had begun talking about a possible presidential run, though some Gore advisers poured "lukewarm water" on the speculation. "This is people talking to people, some of whom may or may not...
  • Crockett and Cruz

    01/03/2016 8:41:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Courier ^ | January 3, 2016 | Steve Toth
    Texans cherish the memory of Davy Crockett's heroic death at the Alamo in 1836 but few know what led him there or why he fought so valiantly. Throughout his life, Davy Crockett was renowned for his love of liberty and fierce loyalty to the Constitution. Originally a Democrat, Crockett found he could no longer identify with the party's positions which he believed were straying from our country's founding principles. As a man who believed in individual liberty and the principle of congressional restraint this shift was unacceptable to him. He left the party in 1833 and joined the Whig party...
  • The End of the Beginning - The Road to the White House

    01/02/2016 8:44:37 PM PST · by pboyington · 4 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | January 2, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    After the British victory at the Battle of the Second El Alamein in November of 1942, Winston Churchill spoke to the British people. Churchill eloquently stated, “Now, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” Perhaps, the same can be said of the opening salvos of the 2016 Presidential Election. We have watched numerous debates on both sides, filled with candidates grandiose and not very grandiose. Gradually, the field is being thinned and on February 1, 2016, the games truly begin at the Iowa Caucuses....
  • Paula Dwyer: Billionaires got few dividends in presidential race

    01/02/2016 10:17:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Memphis Commercial Appeal ^ | January 3, 2016 | Paula Dwyer
    Throughout 2015, we kept hearing warnings that wealthy individuals would dominate the presidential election, and perhaps even influence the outcome, all because of court-made changes in campaign-finance law that allowed unlimited contributions and spending. So why did Big Money in politics end up to be a big bust in 2015? Super PACs -- political action committees that can accept unlimited amounts from just about anyone but can't coordinate with the candidate -- have been spending money, yet have little to show for it. Other dark-money sources -- essentially nonprofit social-welfare groups that don't have to disclose their donors -- had...
  • Tennessee High School Basketball Trio Charged With Raping Teammate

    12/30/2015 7:13:01 AM PST · by NRx · 52 replies
    NBC ^ | 12-30-2015 | Shamar Walters and Alexander Smith
    Three high school basketball players from Tennessee have been charged with raping and assaulting a teammate while staying in a rental cabin for a tournament, officials said late Tuesday. The male victim was hospitalized and had to undergo surgery "due to the extent of his injuries" after the Dec. 23 incident, according to local police. The three suspects and the victim were all juveniles from Ooltewah High School, in Ooltewah, Tennessee. Their basketball team was in Gatlinburg, around 100 miles to the northeast, for a tournament, Gatlinburg Police Department said in a statement.
  • Trump Holds 8 Point Lead over Cruz in Tennessee – 34-26%

    12/27/2015 7:11:59 PM PST · by UpForTrump · 11 replies
    Donald Trump seems to be solidifying at least a big chunk of delegates from the South, if not outright leads. Its important to remember that the primary isn’t until March 1st, leaving plenty of time for candidates to lose support, gain support, or drop out. The only thing I find truly interesting about this poll is Ben Carson’s relative strength. His 11% is probably too far from the 20% required to be awarded at-large delegates, but he’s polling stronger in Tennessee than almost anywhere else. Marco Rubio is right behind him though at 10%, and could eventually become the establishment...
  • Trump Holds 8 Point Lead over Cruz in Tennessee – 34-26%

    12/27/2015 4:53:35 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 52 replies
    Overtime Politics ^ | 12/27/15 | Fred
    Donald Trump seems to be solidifying at least a big chunk of delegates from the South, if not outright leads. It’s important to remember that the primary isn’t until March 1st, leaving plenty of time for candidates to lose support, gain support, or drop out. The only thing I find truly interesting about this poll is Ben Carson’s relative strength. His 11% is probably too far from the 20% required to be awarded at-large delegates, but he’s polling stronger in Tennessee than almost anywhere else. Marco Rubio is right behind him though at 10%, and could eventually become the establishment...
  • Obama's Fire Sale Foreign Policy: A farewell binge of international agreements.

    12/22/2015 10:00:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12/22/2015 | Claudia Rosett
    President Obama's final stretch in office -- filled, as he promised, with "interesting stuff" -- has become an extravaganza of "historic" foreign-policy deals, most of them distinguished for making common cause with despotic regimes that are less than friendly toward the United States: -- The embrace of Cuba. -- The Iran nuclear deal. -- The Paris climate agreement. -- And, enshrined just this past Friday as United Nations Security Council Resolution 2254, a grand plan in which, under the United Nations umbrella, the U.S., Russia, Iran and sundry others will all come together to produce peace and democracy by June,...
  • Navy to award Purple Hearts to Chattanooga victims

    12/17/2015 3:09:36 AM PST · by Kartographer · 23 replies
    Dailymail ^ | 12/16/15 | By Regina F. Graham For Dailymail.com and Associated Press
    Navy officials say they are going to award the Purple Heart to four Marines and a sailor who were killed, and a Marine who was injured when a gunman attacked a Chattanooga reserve center this past summer. US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced the decision Wednesday in a news release that also noted that the FBI and Naval Criminal Investigation Service determined the attack was inspired by a foreign terrorist group. That determination was necessary to bestow the award. The Purple Hearts will go posthumously to Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith, Staff Sgt David Wyatt, Sgt Carson Holmquist,...
  • 'Take off with Ted' Nashville Rally (December 22 12:30 pm)

    12/15/2015 11:50:30 AM PST · by Isara · 4 replies
    Cruz for President ^ | December 15, 2015
    'Take Off with Ted' Nashville Rally Tuesday, December 22, 2015 Doors Open: 12:30 pm Program: 1:30 pm Rocketown 601 Fourth Ave South Nashville, TN 37210 Register for the event.