State Rep. Bill Sanderson Led Defeat of Refugee Resettlement Bill in 2013, Backed Gas Tax Increase in 2017, Wants Voters to Support Him Again in 2018

Tennessee Star

  State Rep. Bill Sanderson, chairman of the House State Government Subcommittee passionately opposed a 2013 bill intended to quantify how much state revenue was forcibly being diverted by the federal government to pay for its refugee resettlement program. First elected to the General Assembly in 2011, Sanderson voted for the…

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Tennessee Public Schools Among Worst In Nation, Report Says

  Tennessee K-12 public schools ranked among the worst in the nation in a study published Monday by Tennessee schools ranked 42 overall out of all 50 states and the District of Columbia. WalletHub analysts evaluated schools using 21 metrics across two key areas, quality and safety. Tennessee ranked 35…

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OFF THE RECORD: Is Wilson County Commissioner Dan Walker Targeting ‘#NeverTrump’ Voters in His Campaign for State Representative?

  Every candidate tries to find an open lane in a crowded primary, but The Tennessee Star tipline yielded this recent photo of an appearance by Wilson County Commissioner Dan Walker at a gathering of the Wilson County Conservatives that seems to suggest he’s decided the “Never Trump” lane is…

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Controversial Former Pastor Rob Bell Wraps Up ‘Bible Belt Tour’ That Included Tennessee

  Controversial former evangelical pastor Rob Bell recently wrapped up his “Bible Belt Tour,” which included two stops in Tennessee. Bell, whose teachings are considered heretical by conservative Christians, made appearances earlier this month in Knoxville and Memphis. “If evangelicals had a black list, Rob Bell would be on it,” wrote…

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Protest Against Enhanced ICE Enforcement In Shelby County Includes Vulgarity, Wild Claims

  A small group of protesters stood outside a detention facility in West Tennessee on Saturday to voice their anger about immigration officials carrying out deportation orders. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been stepping up enforcement in Shelby County as part of an effort to carry out final orders…

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Commentary: Paul Krugman Goes ‘Full Gruber’ on Healthcare

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2017 – In liberal economist Paul Krugman’s New York Times column (July 31, 2017), he asked “Who ate the Republicans brains?’ After reading the column, most readers will likely ask, “Who ate Paul Krugman’s brain?” Krugman has a very intelligent brain. Referring to the Senate’s inability to…

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