The Master Beef Program focuses on issues facing the beef industry. Topics include nutrition, forage production, health, genetics, reproduction, marketing, management, cattle handling techniques and others. The Master Beef Program is sponsored by the University of Tennessee Extension.
As I traveled across the Volunteer State during August, I spoke with many Tennesseans about the nuclear agreement between Iran, the United States, and other world powers. While opinions of the agreement vary, there is perhaps no greater geopolitical issue facing the world today than preventing a nuclear-armed Iran.
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A bridge player from another state, who shall be called Mr. Doe, wrote a letter to the American Contract Bridge League Journal in July, complaining about the unfairness of getting a zero through no fault of those who did.
Editor’s Note: The views and opinions contained in the following letter are not necessarily the same as The Lebanon Democrat’s since the letter writer is also a regular contributing columnist for the newspaper.
“One of the most interesting results was part of a study my students and I conducted dealing with status in email correspondence. Basically, we discovered that in any interaction, the person with the higher status uses I-words less (yes, less) than people who are low in status.”
— James W. Pennebaker, “The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us”
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I am an undaunted, courageous, stouthearted, bold, adventuresome, brave, fearless, gallant, heroic, lionhearted, unafraid, unflinching, valiant Jesus pusher. I cannot help myself. He is startling, and He has overwhelmed me.
The nuclear deal with Iran is one of those things people either love, hate or don’t know exists. The Senate vote on the treaty should take place in mid-September, about two weeks from now. Much of the press indicates “the deal” will pass. Those against the measure believe it will pave the way for Iran to have nuclear weapons sooner than later.
When the U.S. Supreme Court voted to nullify any existing statewide bans on gay marriage, there was a lot of gnashing of teeth, especially here in Tennessee. Our local legislators chimed in, decrying how the will of the people had been overridden by the will of the court.
Dave Ramsey is America’s trusted voice on money and business. He has authored five New York Times best-selling books. The Dave Ramsey Show is heard by more than 8.5 million listeners each week on more than 550 radio stations. Dave’s latest project, EveryDollar, provides a free online budget tool. Follow Dave on Twitter at @DaveRamsey and on the web at daveramsey.com.