Blackburn Calls Out Bredesen Over Continued Silence on Kavanaugh Nomination

Marsha Blackburn, Phil Bredesen

Marsha Blackburn is calling out Phil Bredesen over his continued refusal to tell Tennesseans how he would vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh if he were in the Senate. “Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh testified extensively before the Senate Judiciary Committee and the American people on Thursday,” Blackburn…

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Commentary: Kavanaugh Is Right; We Now Have Good Reason to Fear for the Future

by Jeffery Rendall   If the United States republic ultimately burns to ashes people will likely remember yesterday, September 27, 2018, as the beginning of the end. Or, in the alternative, if the political system somehow reforms itself citizens may look back fondly on that date as the reemergence of…

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‘Fibber Phil’ Bredesen Pushed for Switchgrass Facility that Later Bailed on Tennessee

Ten years ago, then-Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen and other state officials spent $70 million of taxpayer money on a facility in Vonore that would convert switchgrass into fuel. Bredesen, now running as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate, promised it was a great investment for Tennessee’s future. On Christmas Eve…

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Court Approves U.S. Catholic Church’s Proposed $210 Million Payout To Sex Abuse Victims

by Joshua Gill   The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, which filed for bankruptcy in 2015 amid a flood of sexual abuse allegations, will pay $210 million to abuse victims. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Robert Kressel approved the archdiocese’s proposed settlement Wednesday as part of its reorganization plan. The…

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Commentary: School Culture and Chronic Behavior Problems

We need to address some of the more critical issues many educators in our public schools face: chronic discipline issues with students with behavior issues that cannot be easily addressed in a classroom setting, with a non-supportive school climate

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Bernie Sanders’ Misguided ‘Stop BEZOS’ Bill Would Backfire on Workers

by Amanda Snell and David Kreutzer   No single company gets perhaps as much attention in the news as Amazon. The online retailing giant has surpassed $1 trillion in market value and is now searching for a city to place its second headquarters. Amazon has done enormous good in making Americans’…

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GOP Rep Jim Jordan Says Voters Have an Easy Choice In November Between Republican Results and Democratic ‘Craziness’

by Nick Givas   GOP Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio said voters have a clear choice between Republican results or Democratic “craziness” in November’s midterms when they go to the polls. “I think this election is really about two contrasting visions for where we’re going to take the country,” Jordan…

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Scott DesJarlais Honors Afghan War Veteran

This week members of the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to honor an Afghan war veteran. U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN-4) put a bill forward to honor Sgt. John Toombs, according to a press release his office released Tuesday. The bill designates Murfreesboro’s Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation Treatment…

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