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Conservative Pundit Warns Republicans: ‘Drain the Swamp’ Is Not Just a Slogan, It’s a Mandate

Conservative political commentator and Tennessee Star contributor Steve Gill said on The Gill Report, broadcast live on WETR 92.3 FM in Knoxville Friday that every politician currently serving in office is being evaluated by voters right now as to how effectively they have lived up to concerns about the overreach and bloat at all levels of…

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Commentary: 1970’s Hit ‘Baker Street’ and the Loneliness of Modernity Overtaking the Millennial Generation

By Jon Miltimore I was recently in a bar having dinner with a friend when Gerry Rafferty’s hit 1978 song “Baker Street” came on. When my friend mentioned that he loved the song, I agreed and noted the song’s powerful lyrics. “Really?” he responded. “I never paid much attention to the…

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Author Mark Lutchman: Opposing Voter ID Laws On the Basis That It Will Suppress the Black Vote is ‘Totally Racist’

by John Miltimore   Voter ID laws are one of the most controversial topics in America today. As of 2016, 33 states had some kind of voter ID law. Here is the breakdown, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Strict photo ID required: Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin….

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Arizona Passes Law to Protect Free Speech on Campus

by Jonathan Butcher   For the second time in three years, Arizona lawmakers have strengthened laws protecting free speech on public college campuses. In 2016, state lawmakers banned so-called “free speech zones” on public university campuses, and on Wednesday, Republican Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation that protects individuals’ rights to demonstrate on campus. It also…

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FACT CHECK: Former Vice Presidential Candidate Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) Wrongly Asserts the Statue of Liberty Was to Recognize the US as a ‘Nation of Immigrants’

by Emily Larsen   Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine said in a tweet Wednesday that the French recognized the U.S. as a nation of immigrants with the Statue of Liberty. Verdict: False The statue’s French creators intended for the colossus to celebrate independence and enlightenment. It later came to symbolize the promise…

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