6 True-Life Facts About St Patrick to Impress Your Friends (and Deepen Your Faith)

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  Saint Patrick’s Day is here, and so it goes we join millions across the globe to don our best green garb and imbibe in a panoply beverages from the unnaturally verdant Shamrock Shake to the local pub’s green draft – all in a joyous tradition to cheer one another…

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Commentary: What MSNBC Won’t Say: President Trump Paid His Fair Share in Taxes

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2017 – MSNBC’s perpetual smirk, Rachel Maddow, was sure she had President Donald Trump over a barrel. After all, she had two whole pages from his 2005 tax returns. From those pages some were shocked to learn that Trump paid $38 million in federal taxes on an…

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Refugee Resettlement and Illegal Immigration Driving Up Education Costs in Tennessee


The TN Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) is among the most aggressive opponents to the legislature’s constitutional challenge to the federal refugee resettlement program and to current and past legislative efforts to reduce illegal immigration to Tennessee.  However, TIRRC takes credit for “helping to pass a bill to increase…

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