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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin: Democrats Will Help Raise Debt Ceiling

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Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said Friday that he was confident the debt ceiling would be raised in September and had assurances from both parties in Congress. He also backed President Trump’s stance that Congress should pass a “clean” bill that increases the government’s borrowing limit, which is the longtime…

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Democratic State Rep. Rick Staples At Knoxville Stand Against Hate Rally: ‘I Decided Today That I’m Going To Be Dangerous’

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In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, at a Stand Against Hate Rally held in Knoxville the following day, August 13, State Representative Rick Staples (D-Knoxville), one of several speakers at the event, said “I decided today that I am going to be dangerous.” In comments that lasted…

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State Sen. Mark Green, Rep. Judd Matheny and Tennessee Eagle Forum’s Bobbie Patray Honored for Efforts to Fight Terrorism

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  NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The Center for Security Policy gave awards Friday to state Sen. Mark Green, (R-Clarksville), state Rep. Judd Matheny (R-Tullahoma) and Bobbie Patray of the Tennessee Eagle Forum for their efforts to counter terrorism. Christopher Holton, vice president for outreach for the Washington, D.C.-based conservative think tank, was…

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Europe Under Siege: Venetian Mayor Pledges to Send Terrorists ‘Straight to Allah’

Mayor of Venice Luigi Brugnaro isn’t taking any chances when it comes to protecting The Floating City from radical Islamic terror. The controversial mayor has ordered Venice police to shoot on sight anyone who shouts “Allahu Akbar” in public and has reportedly ordered permanent sniper nests to be stationed around…

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NFL Legend Jim Brown On Kaepernick: ‘I Don’t Desecrate My Flag’

A National Football League legend criticized Colin Kaepernick and other football players for kneeling during the National Anthem. Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown said during a Thursday interview that he sympathizes with Kaepernick and wants to support him, but also feels that the former San Fransciso 49er’s player…

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State Rep. Judd Matheny Rips Tennessee U.S. Sen. Bob Corker for Harsh Criticism of President Trump

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NASHVILLE, Tennessee — State Rep. Judd Matheny (R-Tullahoma) on Friday said U.S. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) was out of line in his recent harsh criticism of President Trump. As a leading U.S. senator, Corker should know better than to undermine the president at a time when the country is facing…

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Commentary: Monument Mayhem, History Hysteria, Rooted in Poor Public Education

It’s the education, stupid. That, in a nutshell, is a major reason why America’s monuments and national symbols are being torn down, removed, relocated and otherwise blotted from the public square. If students in America’s public schools were properly taught the foundation of this country – the roots that made…

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