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Discussion About GOP Replacement to Paul Ryan as Speaker  of the House Intensifies in White House, Congress

Discussion About GOP Replacement to Paul Ryan as Speaker of the House Intensifies in White House, Congress

on March 25, 2017, 8:11 AM / in National News, Opinion

If this bill causes the REPEAL RYAN & REPLACE to happen then it wasn’t a loss at all – it was a  WIN!!!! I would like to see Mark Meadows in the Speakers position because, the House Speaker is THIRD IN LINE for the Oval Office Succession order: President – 1. Vice President 2. Speaker of the House of Representatives […]

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Broadband Accessibility Act might create monopoly, private provider warns

Broadband Accessibility Act might create monopoly, private provider warns

on March 25, 2017, 8:08 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Chris Butler  /   Tennessee Watchdog Bureau Chief’s Note: This is the first of a two-part series about the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act. Tennessee’s General Assembly is likely to change state law and allow electric co-ops to offer internet and cable TV, despite a warning from a private internet provider who says the move would kill competition in rural […]

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Victimhood, The New American Culture

Victimhood, The New American Culture

on March 25, 2017, 8:03 AM / in Opinion

Who is a victim? Are you? Everyone according to the Globalists, aka Left aka Progressives is a victim (except “privileged” whites).   The minute that a new supporter becomes a Globalist, that new supporter is grouped and put into a victim class based on the findings of the Progressive left by your race, religion, gender, intelligence, health, looks, sexual preference, etc. […]

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Obama-Backed Group Appears at Democracy Alliance Donor Strategy Summit

Obama-Backed Group Appears at Democracy Alliance Donor Strategy Summit

on March 25, 2017, 7:54 AM / in National News, Opinion

Former president working with Eric Holder to focus on redistricting efforts BY: Joe Schoffstall  /  The Washington Free Beacon A group backed by former President Barack Obama participated at a D.C. gathering of deep-pocketed progressive donors strategizing to “restore progressive government” and to ensure fair redistricting in upcoming years. The gathering, hosted by the dark money Democracy Alliance network, is part […]

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In 24 States, 50% or More of Babies Born on Medicaid; New Mexico Leads Nation With 72%

In 24 States, 50% or More of Babies Born on Medicaid; New Mexico Leads Nation With 72%

on March 25, 2017, 7:50 AM / in National News

By Terence P. Jeffrey  Special Thanks to Thomas (CNSNews.com) – In 24 of the nation’s 50 states at least half of the babies born during the latest year on record had their births paid for by Medicaid, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. New Mexico led all states with 72 percent of the babies born there in 2015 having their […]

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Haslam’s ‘Drive to 55’ Used to Give In-State Tuition to Illegal Immigrant Students

Haslam’s ‘Drive to 55’ Used to Give In-State Tuition to Illegal Immigrant Students

on March 25, 2017, 7:43 AM / in Opinion, State News

By Chris Alto  /  The Tennessee Star During this week’s sessions in a House Education Subcommittee and the Senate Education Committee, Governor Haslam’s education agenda “Drive to 55” was the reason given for needing to pass bills that make illegal immigrant students in Tennessee eligible for in-state college tuition. “Drive to 55″ refers to Haslam’s higher education reform umbrella that includes […]

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Looking Good Never Looked So Bad

Looking Good Never Looked So Bad

on March 25, 2017, 7:40 AM / in Opinion

By David Fowler  /  Family Action Council of Tennessee Special thanks to Kathryn It pains me to write what follows. And it pains me to say what the silence of the members of the Senate Education Committee said this week about who they wanted to look good in front of when it came to the “bathroom bill” that would have […]

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The Memo: Winners and losers from the battle over health care

The Memo: Winners and losers from the battle over health care

on March 25, 2017, 7:16 AM / in Opinion

A week of high drama in Washington reached a stunning climax on Friday: President Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) decided to pull the Republican bill that had sought to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act rather than watch it go down to certain defeat. There will be no second attempt anytime soon. Ryan said at a Capitol Hill news […]

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Alternate Reality: Trump Blames Democrats For AHCA Fail

Alternate Reality: Trump Blames Democrats For AHCA Fail

on March 25, 2017, 6:59 AM / in National News, Opinion

By Susan Wright  / The Resurgent The set up for the Obamacare replacement vote was under a dark cloud from the beginning. The conservative wing of the GOP, the House Freedom Caucus held firm in their opposition, citing a failure to lower premiums adequately, and calling it the “largest welfare program ever proposed in the history of the Republican Party,” […]

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Voucher bill fails to move forward in Senate

on March 25, 2017, 6:29 AM / in State News

A voucher bill that would let parents spend taxpayer money on private schools has failed to get enough votes to move forward in the Tennessee Senate. While the bill could technically be brought back up, Wednesday’s vote in the Senate Education Committee may have doomed this year’s efforts to pass a statewide voucher program. Last year a similar bill passed […]

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From wrestling ring to political ring: WWE star eyes run for mayor in Tennessee’s Knox County

From wrestling ring to political ring: WWE star eyes run for mayor in Tennessee’s Knox County

on March 25, 2017, 6:23 AM / in State News

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Glenn Jacobs, better known as the towering WWE villain Kane, is stepping into the political ring with a bid for mayor in Tennessee. Jacobs has filed paperwork naming a campaign treasurer, the first step needed to raise or spend money in an effort to succeed term-limited Knox County mayor Tim Burchett in 2018. Tea party groups urged […]

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Chattanooga City Councilman Ken Smith has subtly, but publicly, announced he is taking a serious look at a mayoral run…

Chattanooga City Councilman Ken Smith has subtly, but publicly, announced he is taking a serious look at a mayoral run…

on March 25, 2017, 6:19 AM / in State News

Chattanooga City Councilman Ken Smith has subtly, but publicly, announced he is taking a serious look at a mayoral run in 2021. The message was there for anyone to read if they peeled back a blue “Ken Smith — City Council” sticker advertisement placed on the front page of the March 7 edition of the Times Free Press: “2021 — […]

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TDOT bills East Tennessee girl $3,000 for guardrail that killed her

TDOT bills East Tennessee girl $3,000 for guardrail that killed her

on March 25, 2017, 6:13 AM / in State News

By Travis Dorman , USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee Update:This story has been updated with TDOT’s new estimate of Lindsay X-LITE guardrail terminals on state roads, and new information on the department’s plan to remove them.  A Loudon County man is advocating for changes after the Tennessee Department of Transportation billed his dead daughter nearly $3,000 to replace the guardrail that killed her in […]

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March 25th in History

March 25th in History

on March 25, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

March 25 is the 84th day of the year (85th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 281 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Anniversary of the Arengo and the Feast of the Militants (San Marino) Christian feast day: Alfwold Barontius and Desiderius Dismas, the “Good Thief” Humbert of Maroilles Quirinus of Tegernsee March 25 […]

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King Of Our Lives

King Of Our Lives

on March 25, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I delivered to you first of all that which I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures. —1 Corinthians 15:3 More than 2,000 years ago in Jerusalem, Pontius Pilate commanded that a placard be placed on the cross that read: “Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews.” Perhaps Pilate sought to induce fear among […]

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Flushing Down the Reasons Senators Opposed the ‘Bathroom Bill’

Flushing Down the Reasons Senators Opposed the ‘Bathroom Bill’

on March 24, 2017, 11:39 AM / in Opinion, State News

Yesterday, the so-called “bathroom bill” was not taken up, even for discussion purposes, because none of the nine members of the Senate Education Committee was willing to make a motion to hear the bill. Keep in mind that seven of the nine members voted for the bill last year. Do not be taken in by the reasons now being given […]

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Internet Commerce Threat Spreads Across The States

Internet Commerce Threat Spreads Across The States

on March 24, 2017, 11:36 AM / in News, Opinion, State News

State legislatures across the country are threatening Internet commerce, especially for small businesses, artisans and consumer sellers, through legislation that will impose tax burdens on even the most casual sellers and online marketplaces. Since the beginning of the year, over 40 bills have been introduced in more than 25 states on the issue. In fact, New York, Rhode Island, Minnesota, […]

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What Would Patrick Henry Say Today?

What Would Patrick Henry Say Today?

on March 24, 2017, 11:32 AM / in History, Opinion

On March 23rd in 1775, Patrick Henry delivered the most famous speech ever given on American soil. It was his immortal “Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death” speech. He gave the speech to the Virginia House of Burgess in Richmond. The question before the delegation was whether the Colony of Virginia would join the fight for independence from Great Britain. […]

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Around the State Legislature…. Senate Education Committee Approves Instate Tuition for the Children of Illegals and other matters

on March 24, 2017, 11:28 AM / in State News

Yesterday in the state Senate education committee 1–they approved a bill supporting instate tuition for the children of illegals SB1014 by Gardenhire – SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage with amendment/s, refer to Senate Finance, Ways, and Means Committee Ayes 7, Nays 2 PNV 0 3/22/2017 Passed Ayes…………………………………………7 Noes…………………………………………2 Senators voting aye were: Crowe, Dickerson, Gardenhire, Gresham, Haile, Tate, Tracy […]

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Ouch, That is a little too close

Ouch, That is a little too close

on March 24, 2017, 10:59 AM / in Bedtime Stories
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