Articles by: Bobbie Patray

Feminist Theorist Wants to Use COVID-19 Crisis to ‘Abolish the Family’

Feminist Theorist Wants to Use COVID-19 Crisis to ‘Abolish the Family’

on August 30, 2020, 7:19 AM / in National News, Opinion

The left has had the nuclear family in its sites for at least a century, blaming the God-ordained institution for every imaginable societal ill and, at various times over the years, waxing poetic about a utopian world without families. Most of the time they’ve merely flitted around the edges of destroying the nuclear family, but now, as the world is […]

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You better ‘be WOKE’

You better ‘be WOKE’

on August 21, 2020, 8:05 AM / in National News, Opinion

Good morning Parents, I know I keep harping on this, but you had better ‘be WOKE’ about what is happening in your student’s classroom. Woke Teachers Vs. Parents AUGUST 9, 2020 11:39 PM ROD DREHER atthew R. Kay is a teacher at Philadelphia’s Science Leadership Academy. He also does teacher training and advocacy around “antiracism.” (I put it in quotes, because the […]

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ALERT: Wellbeing checks for your children

ALERT: Wellbeing checks for your children

on August 16, 2020, 7:01 AM / in State News

“The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help.” Well, these words came to life on Tuesday when the Tennessee Wellbeing Check Toolkit was released by the Governor and Commissioner of Education Peggy Schwinn . It was a complete surprise to most people.  House Speaker Cameron Sexton was just on WWTN […]

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Second Extraordinary Special Session Legislative update

Second Extraordinary Special Session Legislative update

on August 16, 2020, 6:44 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to the legislative Switchboard at 615-741-3011 […]

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Hydroxychloroquine lowers COVID-19 death rate, Henry Ford Health study finds

on August 3, 2020, 8:37 AM / in National News

A Henry Ford Health System study shows the controversial anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine helps lower the death rate of COVID-19 patients, the Detroit-based health system said Thursday. Officials with the Michigan health system said the study found the drug “significantly” decreased the death rate of patients involved in the analysis. The study analyzed 2,541 patients hospitalized among the system’s six hospitals between March 10 […]

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EDITORIAL: TRUMP – Existential Threat to New World Order

on July 31, 2020, 7:53 AM / in Opinion

I ran across this article recently and even though it was written in 2019, it is WELL WORTH reading and very thought provoking especially as we approach the presidential election in November. The other two articles are thought provoking too. No other President in American history has been treated in such a shameful manner. Not Lincoln. Not FDR. Not Nixon. Not […]

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Christ not Caesar is the head of the Church

Christ not Caesar is the head of the Church

on July 27, 2020, 8:27 AM / in Religion

Good morning Folks, THIS IS THE WAY YOU DO IT!! God bless John MacArthur and let’s remember to pray for him.  May ‘his tribe’ increase as other pastors stand up to the government!! This article came out on Friday and you can read it at this link, however, it is what he wrote on his blog (below article link) that is really […]

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14th Texas City Bans Abortion, Declares Itself a “Sanctuary for the Unborn”

on July 24, 2020, 8:37 AM / in State News

STATE   MICAIAH BILGER East Mountain became the 14th Texas city to declare itself a “Sanctuary for the Unborn” on Monday, joining a growing effort to protect unborn babies from abortions across the state. KETK reports the city council voted to approve the pro-life ordinance Monday for its city, population 797. The vote was three in favor, two abstentions. “Because the City of […]

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FW: Like it or not, School is coming……

FW: Like it or not, School is coming……

on July 21, 2020, 7:08 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

Good morning! Well another weekend has come and gone.  I hope you were able to do something that was inspiring and enjoyable. As the late summer approaches, parents of school-age children are faced with a real dilemma.  I have tried to put myself in their places and, wow, really difficult decisions to make. I don’t envy you as those decisions […]

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“The thing is never the thing; the thing is the revolution”

“The thing is never the thing; the thing is the revolution”

on July 17, 2020, 7:59 AM / in National News

Good morning! Guess what happens today ? Please don’t be hesitant to take care of your DUTY and RESPONSIBILITY.  So much depends on what happens between now and August 6th. Going to VOTE is no more risky than going to the grocery store and just as important!! You will want to look at the Tennessee Eagle Forum questionnaire and then […]

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Election Time

Election Time

on July 13, 2020, 9:59 AM / in State News

Guess what is 25 days from today? The primary election.  Early voting is July 17 – August 1. You will want to look at the Tennessee Eagle Forum questionnaire and then at the responses.  If the candidates in your district did not respond, I CHALLENGE you to contact them and URGE them to get the questionnaire in to us.  It is not […]

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Good Morning July 10th 2020

Good Morning July 10th 2020

on July 10, 2020, 8:54 AM / in State News

Good morning GUESS WHAT??  The primary election is August 6th – less than a month away.  I sure hope you registered before the deadline so that you can help determine the future of our state and nation. TN Eagle Forum is prohibited by it’s bylaws from endorsing candidates BUT in order to help you make informed choices, we send to […]

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Gov. Bill Lee calls for Nathan Bedford Forrest bust to be relocated to museum

Gov. Bill Lee calls for Nathan Bedford Forrest bust to be relocated to museum

on July 9, 2020, 6:12 AM / in State News

By Natalie Allison  |  Nashville Tennessean Gov. Bill Lee says the bust of a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader should be relocated to the state museum, marking the first time Lee has explicitly called for the removal of the monument of Nathan Bedford Forrest inside Tennessee’s Capitol. Lee made the announcement at his Wednesday briefing, ahead of a […]

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COVID or not, Tennessee expects 180 days of ‘quality instruction’ for students next year

COVID or not, Tennessee expects 180 days of ‘quality instruction’ for students next year

on July 6, 2020, 6:05 AM / in State News

By Marta W. Aldrich   |  Chalkbeat Tennessee officials expect districts and charter schools to provide students with 180 days of “quality instruction” for 6½ hours each day, even if the coronavirus disrupts classrooms for a second straight year. They’re also warning local school leaders not to expect the state to grant blanket waivers on required instructional time, including four hours […]

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Calls grow for Tennessee to cancel TNReady testing for second straight year

Calls grow for Tennessee to cancel TNReady testing for second straight year

on July 6, 2020, 6:02 AM / in State News

By Marta W. Aldrich |  Chalkbeat Tennessee’s simmering debate over standardized testing is heating up during the pandemic as key education groups clash over whether the state should remove the burden of testing from school communities for a second straight year. Groups began lining up both for and against testing after Superintendent Joris Ray, who leads the state’s largest district […]

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Dickson Co. schools online learning program focused on homeschool students planned in fall

on July 6, 2020, 6:01 AM / in State News

By Chris Gadd | Nashville Tennessean A revised online learning program is expected to be tested this fall by Dickson County schools in a move to keep homeschool students updated with state and county standards as well as help other students who might need the program. At its June meeting, the Dickson County School Board on first vote approved the […]

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America was “founded … on an ideal and a lie” ??

America was “founded … on an ideal and a lie” ??

on July 6, 2020, 5:57 AM / in National News, Opinion

Well, school plans are now getting a lot of attention as parents try to determine what is best and safe for their children. Once again, I want to encourage you to be VERY THOUGHTFUL about your decisions. When we look around us today, the disdain for our nation, the ignorance of our history (good and bad),the ignorance of the principles […]

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Why Facts Don’t Matter to People

Why Facts Don’t Matter to People

on July 2, 2020, 7:31 AM / in National News, Opinion

Good Morning! I offer this as an FYI, for you to make your own decision. I found it thought provoking! A March 2020 poll of Americans with 3,000 respondents showed strong bipartisan support for criminalizing speech. About 70% of those surveyed supported government “restricting people’s ability to say things” deemed as misinformation. Nearly 80% endorsed the conscription of health care professionals. […]

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FINAL Tennessee Legislative Update, 2020

FINAL Tennessee Legislative Update, 2020

on June 28, 2020, 6:29 AM / in State News

Tennessee General Assembly information, click HERE. For information on State Senators, including phone numbers and email addresses, click HERE; for House members, click HERE. For information on legislation, click HERE. Don’t forget that you can now watch the Senate committee meetings and floor sessions online by going HERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to the legislative Switchboard at 615-741-3011 […]

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Justice Gorsuch’s Misguided Sex Discrimination Opinion Fails Logic Test

on June 26, 2020, 8:21 AM / in Opinion

Ryan T. Anderson / @RyanTAnd / June 19, 2020 Justice Neil Gorsuch’s majority opinion claims to apply a simple and straightforward test: “An employer violates Title VII when it intentionally fires an individual employee based in part on sex.” But he refuses to consider what applying this simple-in reality, simplistic-test actually requires. And not just under Title VII, but under every nondiscrimination law that includes “sex” […]

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