Articles by: Bobbie Patray

As gun debate roils on, teachers in this Texas school are already armed

As gun debate roils on, teachers in this Texas school are already armed

on February 23, 2018, 6:59 AM / in National News, State News

LA Times In the days since a 19-year-old gunman stormed onto his former high school campus in Parkland, Fla., killing 17 people with an AR-15 assault rifle, the nation has been embroiled in a debate over what to do about school violence: How do you make it stop? Here at Argyle High School, they already have an answer to that […]

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Worth the read…

on February 22, 2018, 8:20 AM / in Opinion

Mike Rowe’s heartfelt response to the tragic shooting at Parkland, Fla.’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is exactly what Americans need to hear right now. The former “Dirty Jobs” host on Saturday publicly wrote back to a fan who wondered why he had been silent on the issue Mike Rowe shared Returning The Favor‘s episode. February 17 at 2:47pm · […]

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Legislative Update, February 17, 2018  Tennessee Eagle Forum

Legislative Update, February 17, 2018 Tennessee Eagle Forum

on February 19, 2018, 8:10 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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Tennessee Legislative Update, February 10, 2018

Tennessee Legislative Update, February 10, 2018

on February 12, 2018, 7:45 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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There is no lawful role for the federal government in education

There is no lawful role for the federal government in education

on February 9, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History, National News, State News

The General Education Provisions Act of 1965: No provision of any applicable program shall be construed to authorize any department, agency, officer, or employee of the United States to exercise any direction, supervision, or control over the curriculum, program of instruction, administration, or personnel of any educational institution, school, or school system, or over the selection of library resources, textbooks, […]

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Legislative Update, February 3, 2018 By The Tennessee Eagle Forum

Legislative Update, February 3, 2018 By The Tennessee Eagle Forum

on February 4, 2018, 6:46 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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Legislative Update, January 27, 2018

Legislative Update, January 27, 2018

on January 27, 2018, 7:47 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 […]

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THE CIVIL WAR IS HERE

on January 24, 2018, 6:52 AM / in Opinion

Daniel Greenfield  |   Front Page Mag The left doesn’t want to secede. It wants to rule. A civil war has begun. This civil war is very different than the last one. There are no cannons or cavalry charges. The left doesn’t want to secede. It wants to rule. Political conflicts become civil wars when one side refuses to accept the […]

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Gibson County Mayor ‘Welcoming Witherspoon’ Defends Tyson Foods Plant Using Rhetoric From Open Immigration Organizations

Gibson County Mayor ‘Welcoming Witherspoon’ Defends Tyson Foods Plant Using Rhetoric From Open Immigration Organizations

on January 22, 2018, 8:23 AM / in State News

By Chris Alto   |   The Tennessee Star The announcement in November that Humboldt, Tennessee is getting the Tyson Foods plant that was rejected by citizens in Tonganoxie, Kansas, raises legitimate questions about whether the new plant will attract refugee workers to the area. In their press release, Tyson Foods said the company had “accepted the invitation of city, county and state leaders to build a […]

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Tennessee Legislative Update January 21, 2018

Tennessee Legislative Update January 21, 2018

on January 21, 2018, 6:32 AM / in State News

By Bobbie Patray  |   Tennessee Eagle Forum 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 […]

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UN defends Palestinian refugee agency, says its work ‘is critical’

UN defends Palestinian refugee agency, says its work ‘is critical’

on January 16, 2018, 6:03 AM / in International News, National News

United Nations spokesperson says UNRWA ‘will have to find other sources’ if Trump administration cuts funding By AP and TOI STAFF The United Nations spokesman said Monday that the work of the UN agency that helps Palestinian refugees “is critical” and if the United States or any other donor cuts its contributions “we will have to find other sources.” Stephane Dujarric was responding […]

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Legislative Update from the Tennessee Eagle Forum… Jan 14, 2018

Legislative Update from the Tennessee Eagle Forum… Jan 14, 2018

on January 14, 2018, 7:39 AM / in Opinion, State News

FOR YOUR PRAYER LIST: The Second session of the 110th General Assembly, the members and their staff really do need your prayers this year. the move to Cordell Hull has been accomplished now but everyone has to get used to the new facility, new schedule, new demands, etc.  In addition, the massive 2018 election cycle is on the horizon and […]

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Sharia for New Year’s

Sharia for New Year’s

on January 8, 2018, 7:04 AM / in National News

by Bruce Bawer   |   GateStone Institute The same reporters and commentators who insist that it is absurd to worry about sharia coming to the West are, in fact, ideologically arm-in-arm with those in authority who are aggressively introducing sharia-style laws in the West, prosecuting speech that violates those laws, and issuing dark warnings — in tones unbefitting public officials in a […]

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Happy or Holy?

Happy or Holy?

on December 29, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Bedtime Stories, Religion

While parts of my life are VERY high tech (see, you can teach an ‘old dog’ new tricks!), there is one area that is very OLD SCHOOL. I don’t have my calendar on my phone, or in any of my three computers. My calendar hangs on the wall just to the right of my monitor showing one month at the […]

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As we celebrate…

As we celebrate…

on December 22, 2017, 8:16 AM / in Opinion, Religion

I love CHRISTmas – I love everything about it and its TRUE MEANING. In my opinion, one of the most important verses in the Bible is this: “According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love.” Ephesians 1:4 Have you ever thought about […]

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Undoing the Dis-Education of Millennials

Undoing the Dis-Education of Millennials

on November 29, 2017, 8:06 AM / in Opinion

By Adam J. MacLeod  |   New Boston Post I teach in a law school. For several years now my students have been mostly Millennials. Contrary to stereotype, I have found that the vast majority of them want to learn. But true to stereotype, I increasingly find that most of them cannot think, don’t know very much, and are enslaved to their […]

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Giving to Stay Informed – Tennessee Eagle Forum

Giving to Stay Informed – Tennessee Eagle Forum

on November 28, 2017, 7:59 AM / in Announcements

I know, I know, EVERYONE is asking for help today and I know that CHRISTmas is less than a month away, but…..we DO NEED your help.  The 2018 General Assembly session promises to be very challenging. For one thing, the 2018 campaign season promises to be one on steroids and the lawmakers will be eager to get out and on to […]

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Bobbie’s PC takes a turn for the Worst

Bobbie’s PC takes a turn for the Worst

on November 20, 2017, 7:54 AM / in Opinion, People

For someone who lives, moves and has their being by computer, the unthinkable has happened, my desktop ‘crashed and burned’ Saturday night. So until I get a new one, I am severely limited in what I can do as I have a laptop that I HATE and that HATES me, and  regularly misbehaves. In addition,  I don’t have access to […]

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Education or Indoctrination? Islam in Our Schools

Education or Indoctrination? Islam in Our Schools

on November 8, 2017, 8:06 AM / in National News, Opinion

BY MARTIN MAWYER   The following article represents the opinion of the author. Clarion Project welcomes your thoughts on this subject. For a submission or comment, please write by clicking here. There is a question that we all struggle with, and one that many people may find difficult to answer: When does teaching the facts about Islam morph into becoming religious brainwashing, […]

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Don’t You Just Love It: Democrat shouts down black pro-life woman at House hearing, accuses her of ‘ignorance’

Don’t You Just Love It: Democrat shouts down black pro-life woman at House hearing, accuses her of ‘ignorance’

on November 3, 2017, 7:52 AM / in National News, State News

By Claire Chretien NOTE:  Really???  Cohen called Star Parker, of all people, “ignorant”? How embarrassing for Tennessee.  Go to the article and you can watch the video of the encounter. WASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) – Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tennessee, yelled at an African-American woman today, accusing her of “ignorance,” after she testified before a Congressional committee about abortion […]

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