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You Will Be Made to Care: NCAA Edition

You Will Be Made to Care: NCAA Edition

on April 13, 2021, 11:10 AM / in Religion

Will we serve God or Mammon? BY ERICK-WOODS ERICKSON The NCAA has decided it will not send an NCAA tournament to any state that prohibits boys from playing on girls’ athletic teams. According to their statement, The NCAA Board of Governors firmly and unequivocally supports the opportunity for transgender student-athletes to compete in college sports. This commitment is grounded in […]

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Who do we target in 2022 for failure to support even a permitless carry law?

Who do we target in 2022 for failure to support even a permitless carry law?

on April 13, 2021, 11:05 AM / in Opinion

Tennessee has had the opportunity this year to pass real constitutional carry. It failed to achieve that goal. But, it did manage to pass a law that continues to make it a crime in Tennessee for someone to carry a firearm with the intent to go armed but which now creates an “exception” to that law if the person can […]

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Wright’s Resistance Cost Him His Life

Wright’s Resistance Cost Him His Life

on April 13, 2021, 11:03 AM / in Opinion, State News

The issue wasn’t weapon confusion. The issue was his behavior. BY Nate Jackson |  PATRIOT POST Daunte Wright was killed Sunday by Kimberly Potter of the Brooklyn Center Police Department during a traffic stop in the Minneapolis suburb. Potter, 48, is a 26-year veteran and is white, while Wright was a 20-year-old black man. According to the race-baiting Leftmedia, that’s all […]

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GOP senators seek FBI investigation into Biden Pentagon nominee

on April 13, 2021, 10:58 AM / in National News

BY BRETT SAMUELS | THE HILL A group of 18 Republican senators on Tuesday wrote to FBI Director Christopher Wray seeking an investigation into President Biden’s nominee for a top role in the Pentagon over whether he disclosed or solicited classified information after leaving his government job in the Obama administration. The senators requested Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) not advance the nomination […]

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Tennessee Star Daily – TUESDAY April 13

on April 13, 2021, 9:23 AM / in State News

Longtime conservative firebrand Ann Coulter spoke at MTSU an The Tennessee Star was there! Our own Corinne Murdock tells us who all was there, what they said, and shares a couple of snapshots, too! Meanwhile, over in Chancery Court, Judge Moskal had a thing or to to say about the Tennessee Education Lottery’s decision to try to shut down Tennessee’s Action 24/7 […]

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‘She was just a baby’: Girl just weeks away from first birthday fatally shot in Syracuse drive-by

on April 13, 2021, 9:21 AM / in State News

An 11-month-girl was killed and two other young girls were injured in a drive-by shooting in upstate New York, police said. Dior Harris was just weeks away from her first birthday when she was shot multiple times shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday while in the backseat of the car in Syracuse, CNY Central reported. “She was just a baby,” her mom, […]

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US to temporarily halt use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine

on April 13, 2021, 9:19 AM / in National News

Federal health agencies will temporarily stop using Johnson & Johnson’s one-dose vaccine after six women developed blood clots, including one who died, according to officials and a new report Tuesday. The Food and Drug Adminstration announced the pause, saying there’ve been a half-dozen reports of a “rare & severe type of blood clot” in patients who received the vaccine. The clots […]

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Tennessee ranks fifth from bottom in COVID-19 vaccination rate

Tennessee ranks fifth from bottom in COVID-19 vaccination rate

on April 13, 2021, 9:08 AM / in State News

By Erik Schelzig | TENNESSEE NEWS JOURNAL Tennessee ranks fifth-worst among the states for the percentage of residents who have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccines. The 30.3% rate was above only Louisiana, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi, according to CDC data compiled by The Washington Post. Tennessee slipped another spot among states delivering both doses of the vaccine, with its […]

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STOP Biden’s court-packing scheme!

on April 13, 2021, 8:52 AM / in Announcements

On Friday, Joe Biden – after consistently refusing to answer such questions as a candidate in 2020 – officially announced the formation of a presidential commission to explore the possibility of making MAJOR changes to the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). Among these so-called “reforms” include potentially INCREASING the number of Justices that serve on SCOTUS, in an […]

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1 teen killed, cop wounded in shooting at Knoxville, Tennessee high school: police

on April 13, 2021, 8:44 AM / in State News

A teenage student was fatally shot and a police officer wounded in a shooting Monday afternoon at a Knoxville, Tenn. high school, according to authorities and reports. Cops were responding to Austin-East Magnet High School around 3:15 p.m. to answer a call of someone who was possibly armed when they found the armed student inside a bathroom, according to the […]

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Police Release Body Camera Footage of Officer-Involved Shooting That Set Off Riots

on April 13, 2021, 8:42 AM / in State News

After a violent Sunday evening of looting and rioting outside Minneapolis, the Brooklyn Center Police Department released body camera footage of the events leading up to the shooting death of Daunte Wright. Tim Gannon, Brooklyn Center’s Chief of Police, shared the body camera footage from Sunday afternoon’s officer-involved shooting during a press conference. Chief Gannon described the video to reporters, […]

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Biden calls for peaceful protests after police shooting of Daunte Wright

on April 13, 2021, 8:31 AM / in National News

WHAT? President Biden on Monday called for calm in the aftermath of a fatal police shooting of a Black man in a Minneapolis suburb shortly after the police chief there said he believed the officer involved mistakenly used a gun instead of a Taser. Biden told reporters in the Oval Office that he had spoken with Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz […]

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The Border Crisis

The Border Crisis

on April 13, 2021, 8:27 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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Stop Tennessee Article V Convention Applications HJR 0008 & SJR 0199

on April 13, 2021, 8:20 AM / in Announcements

On April 8, 2021, Con-Con resolution HJR 0008 passed the Tennessee House of Representatives. It now heads to the state Senate for consideration and possibly final passage. Contact and urge your state Senator to oppose this resolution! Members of the Tennessee General Assembly are seeking to pass resolutions applying to Congress to call a convention to propose amendments, under Article V of […]

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TFA: Legislative Report and Calendar for April 9

TFA: Legislative Report and Calendar for April 9

on April 13, 2021, 8:14 AM / in State News

The Tennessee Legislature is moving toward the point where it wraps up its activities for the 2021 part of the two year session. As that day approaches, opportunities are ending to enact laws in 2021 which would restore your rights, which would remove infringements on your rights and which would require the state’s administrative branch to zealously defend Tennessee and […]

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The Border Is Even Worse Than You Think

on April 13, 2021, 8:10 AM / in National News

by Byron York |  Washington Examiner MISSION, Texas — Anyone paying attention to the news knows the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border is terrible. Anyone who actually visits the border discovers it is worse than that. Here is what is most striking about the government’s response to the unprecedented surge of illegal border crossers: It is entirely improvised. Jury-rigged. Thrown together in a scramble to […]

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It’s budget amendment week in Tennessee!

on April 13, 2021, 8:07 AM / in State News

Gov. Bill Lee is scheduled to present his annual budget amendment this week, usually a sign that the legislative session is nearing its end. The updated spending plan comes at a complicated time for policymakers given the influx of federal COVID-19 relief funds and the prospect of even more money from President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package. Lee in a speech […]

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White House Shake-Up Over the Border

on April 13, 2021, 8:05 AM / in Opinion

By Erick-Woods Erickson It is the 80th day of the Biden presidency and, as we head to the weekend, they are announcing the retirement of Joe Biden’s “border czar.” That’s right, after eighty days on the job, Roberta Jacobson is “retiring.” The word “crisis” may not have been used, but this is an explicit acknowledgment by the Biden Administration that […]

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Joseph Siravo, ‘Sopranos’ and ‘Jersey Boys’ actor, dead at 66

on April 13, 2021, 7:49 AM / in People

Joseph Siravo, best known for his roles in “The Sopranos” and “Jersey Boys,” passed away Sunday. He was 66. The “acclaimed actor, director, and teacher died on Sunday, April 11, after a long, courageous battle with colon cancer,” his family confirmed to The Post in a statement. “I was by his side when my dear father passed away this morning, […]

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Army Officer Police Video Sparks Calls For Investigation

on April 13, 2021, 7:46 AM / in State News

This is bad news and is left slanted…… but there are pretty substantial reasons why these reactions might have occurred… The mile drive is the first problem but is in line with what follows. He failed to obey a given order. He failed to get out of the car failing to obey another direct order. These things makes him suspect […]

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