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Woman Arrested After Stalking Congressman Kustoff For Vote To Repeal Obamacare

A woman was arrested in West Tennessee this week for allegedly stalking U.S. Rep. David Kustoff because of his vote to repeal Obamacare. Police say Wendi Wright began harassing Kustoff and his aide, Marianne Dunavant, as they were leaving a town hall meeting Monday evening at the University of Tennessee-Martin…

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Gubernatorial Candidates Randy Boyd and Karl Dean Will Fight for Votes of Political Moderates

Tennessee Star

  Four months into his 2015 appointment as the new Commissioner of Economic and Community Development, and two years before he announced his run for governor, Randy Boyd told his hometown weekly that, “I’m probably the most hated, disrespected, untolerated political entity in existence… I’m a moderate.” Former Nashville Mayor…

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Nashville Police Officer Won’t Be Charged In Shooting Of Armed Black Man

Tennessee Star

  A white Nashville police officer who fatally shot an armed black man in February won’t face charges, District Attorney Glenn Funk announced at a press conference Thursday. The case drew accusations of racial bias but Funk said the officer acted in self-defense because the man would not comply with…

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Commentary: GOP Health Care Plan Would Fundamentally Change Medicaid

Obscured by the largely over pre-existing conditions, the Obamacare rewrite by the House of Representatives would usher in the most significant changes ever to one of America’s largest entitlement programs. The American Health Care Act faces almost-certain major changes in the Senate. But as passed by the House, it would…

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Promise Kept: President Donald Trump Will Sign an Executive Order to Investigate Vote Fraud

Tennessee Star

President Trump will sign an executive order Thursday creating a long-awaited commission to investigate voter fraud and elections, a senior administration official confirmed. The commission will be led by Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who worked on the Trump transition team and is a…

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Lipscomb University Dedicates New Engineering Building

  Lipscomb University on Thursday dedicated a new engineering building designed to usher in a bright future for engineering students. Bright being both literal and metaphorical. “The best thing is we’re not in a basement anymore,” rising junior Azriel Achterbosch told The Tennessee Star. Before construction of the three-story Fields…

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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s Press Secretary Politicizes Response to Christian Activist With Unprofessional ‘Peace Be Unto You’ Salutation in Email

Tennessee Star

  Sean Braisted, Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s press secretary, politicized his response to Christian activist Jay Chamness when he signed an email explaining why Chamness had been denied access to a Muslim event at which the mayor spoke by signing it with the unprofessional religiously themed salutation “Peace Be Unto…

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