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Vanderbilt University Criticized for Lack of Openness to Conservative Viewpoints

  Vanderbilt University was criticized in a recent report that analyzed the extent to which conservative views are welcomed on university campuses. The Heterodox Academy (HxA) in June released its second Guide to Colleges, which ranks the top 150 U.S. universities based on their acceptance of viewpoint diversity. The HxA is a…

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U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen Blasts Trump for ‘Dangerous’ Pardon of Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

  U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN-9) blasted President Trump over the weekend for Trump’s pardon of former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, calling Trump’s action “dangerous” and saying the president has “once against abused his authority and divided our nation.” Earlier this month, the Democratic congressman, whose district includes Memphis, said…

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Tennessee Firearms Association To Hold Annual Event Sept. 30

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  This year’s annual event held by the Tennessee Firearms Association Legislative Action Committee will be Saturday, Sept. 30. The event will take place at the Smiley Hollow Farm just north of Nashville in the Goodlettsville area. It’s a casual event with casual attire and will feature a meal, speakers and…

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Texas Congressman: Trump Needs ‘Administration Fully Staffed’ to Deal with Harvey Aftermath

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-Texas) said that President Donald Trump “needs to have his administration fully staffed” in order to effectively deal with the fallout of Hurricane Harvey. Sessions noted, during an interview Monday on “The Laura Ingraham Show,” that the hurricane turned tropical storm is continuing to wreak havoc on…

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OFF THE RECORD: Wilson County GOP Requests State GOP Formally Reprimand Representative Susan Lynn

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  Following an incident between State Representative Susan Lynn (R-Mt. Juliet) and the Wilson County Republican Party (WCRP) member volunteers at the annual county fair, WCRP Chairman, Terri Nicholson sent a letter signed “Deeply troubled” to State GOP Chairman Scott Golden requesting “that an immediate formal reprimand be issued to…

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Large Conservative PAC Thanks Democrat In First Of Its Kind Ad

The Conservative American Action Network launched an ad campaign in support of Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio on Monday, shortly after he announced his support for a tax reform bill. “When it comes to reforming our nation’s tax system, top Democrats agree,” the ad begins. “Simpler, fairer taxes mean…

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Six People, Including Officer, Injured in Berkeley Rioting as Leftists Attack Cops, Political Foes

Six people were injured, including a police officer, and 13 protesters arrested Sunday after a violent black-masked antifa mob swarmed Berkeley in order to protest a previously cancelled rally against Marxism. “One officer was injured during an arrest and several officers were struck with paint,” said the Berkeley Police Department…

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Mae Beavers Tells The Beacon Center She Will Drain the Swamp: ‘We May Need An Inspector General in Every Department in Tennessee’

State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet) told the Beacon Center of Tennessee on Friday she supports President Trump’s efforts to drain the swamp in Washington, D.C., and intends to do the same thing in Nashville if elected governor. “We may need an inspector general in every department in Tennessee. I’m…

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