Articles by: Bobbie Patray

Tennessee father pens emotional letter after son killed in Las Vegas shooting

on October 5, 2017, 6:49 AM / in National News, People, State News

Updated: October 4, 2017, 3:17 pm NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Sonny Melton, of Paris, Tennessee, was among the 59 people murdered in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire on thousands of concert goers late Sunday night. Melton was enjoying the Jason Aldean concert with his wife, Heather, and reportedly died shielding her from the gunfire. She was never physically […]

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I NEED your help with TWO things

on September 26, 2017, 6:06 AM / in Announcements

Yes I know this is MUCH later than unusual  However, trying to work from your husband’s hospital room is not very efficient!! NUMBER 1: However, After attending that wonderful service celebrating the life of my pastor’s lovely wife, I sent directly to the wedding of one of my good friends who had finally found the love of his life. That […]

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What It’s Like to Be Smeared by the Southern Poverty Law Center

What It’s Like to Be Smeared by the Southern Poverty Law Center

on September 14, 2017, 8:37 AM / in National News, Opinion, State News

I paid a professional price when the group attacked me in 2009. Now I wear its mud as a badge of honor By Carol M. Swain Sept. 11, 2017 7:07 p.m. ET [Carol is ‘our’ very own and my friend.  God bless her!] Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center, was to testify before the House Homeland Security […]

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Al Gore’s Inconvenient Reality:  The Former Vice President’s Home Energy Use Surges up to 34 Times the National Average Despite Costly Green Renovations

Al Gore’s Inconvenient Reality:  The Former Vice President’s Home Energy Use Surges up to 34 Times the National Average Despite Costly Green Renovations

on August 4, 2017, 8:44 AM / in National News

by Drew Johnson  Introduction In February 2007, the day after his panicky global warming film “An Inconvenient Truth” won an Academy Award for best documentary, a shocking report based on public records revealed that Al Gore’s Nashville home consumed 20 times more electricity than the average American household.1 Facing scrutiny for his extreme electricity consumption, the former vice president pledged to […]

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The Gathering Storm

on July 12, 2017, 9:40 AM / in Opinion

Larry Taunton is a former history teacher who has set up an apologetics ministry in Birmingham, AL,  that has had an impact both by sponsoring debates and by mentoring young people. This is short and profound. The whole article, written some time ago, is here because I can’t find it on the internet any longer. It is well worth reading. […]

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Legislative Update, April 30, 2017

Legislative Update, April 30, 2017

on April 30, 2017, 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 […]

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Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway

Obama’s hidden Iran deal giveaway

on April 26, 2017, 6:30 AM / in International News, National News

By dropping charges against major arms targets, the administration infuriated Justice Department officials — and undermined its own counterproliferation task forces. By JOSH MEYER  /  POLITICO When President Barack Obama announced the “one-time gesture” of releasing Iranian-born prisoners who “were not charged with terrorism or any violent offenses” last year, his administration presented the move as a modest trade-off for […]

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Tennessee Eagle Forum’s Legislative Update, April 15, 2017

Tennessee Eagle Forum’s Legislative Update, April 15, 2017

on April 17, 2017, 6:28 AM / in Opinion, 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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WILL YOU MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD THIS MORNING??

on April 11, 2017, 7:50 AM / in Opinion, State News

Both bills are in committee this morning. Education Administration & Planning Committee 9:00am Please back up these legislators who took a stand and let the committee members know that you OPPOSE these bills. *HB0863 by *White M, *Love, *Powell, *DeBerry, *McCormick, *Ramsey, *McDaniel, *Hazlewood. (SB1014 by *Gardenhire, *Dickerson.) Education – As introduced, exempts certain students from payment of out-of-state tuition […]

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Tennessee Legislative Update From the Eagle Forum April 9, 2017

Tennessee Legislative Update From the Eagle Forum April 9, 2017

on April 9, 2017, 7:36 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 […]

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Tennessee Legislative Update , March 26, 2017

on March 26, 2017, 8:54 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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Legislative Update From Tennessee Eagle Forum March 20, 2017

Legislative Update From Tennessee Eagle Forum March 20, 2017

on March 20, 2017, 9:21 AM / in Opinion, 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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First in the Nation — Tennessee Files Lawsuit Challenging Constitutionality of the Federal Refugee

First in the Nation — Tennessee Files Lawsuit Challenging Constitutionality of the Federal Refugee

on March 14, 2017, 9:24 AM / in National News, State News

By the Thomas Moore Law Center ANN ARBOR, MI – The Thomas More Law Center, a national nonprofit public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, MI, today filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the State of Tennessee, the Tennessee General Assembly, and two State legislators, challenging the constitutionality of the federal refugee resettlement program as a violation of […]

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Legislative Update, March 11, 2017

Legislative Update, March 11, 2017

on March 12, 2017, 9:49 AM / in Opinion, 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 goingHERE; House committee meetings and floor sessions online HERE. Phone calls can go to […]

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Tennessee Eagle Forum Legislative Update Feb. 25, 2017

on February 26, 2017, 8:15 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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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, 2017, 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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Here’s What We Know About Neil Gorsuch / NPR

Here’s What We Know About Neil Gorsuch / NPR

on February 6, 2017, 8:36 AM / in National News, Opinion

NOTE:  I was pleasantly surprised to hear this segment on NPR Sunday morning and it gives an interesting insight into the man that President Trump has nominated for the Supreme Court.   LOURDES GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: It seems like five weeks and not five days since the president announced he would be nominating federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch to the […]

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Tennessee Legislative Update, February 5, 2017

Tennessee Legislative Update, February 5, 2017

on February 5, 2017, 7:35 AM / in State News

From The 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 sessions online […]

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Praying for the Peaceful transfer of government…………..

on January 20, 2017, 6:38 AM / in Opinion, Religion

“I, Donald John Trump, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.” I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people-  for kings and […]

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110th General Assembly Completes Organizational Session

on January 16, 2017, 6:21 AM / in State News

The organizational session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly was conducted this week with Randy McNally being elected as the new speaker of the Tennessee Senate and Beth Harwell being unanimously voted to a fourth term as the speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives.  Additionally, new committee appointments were made by each speaker and can be viewed in the […]

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