Homeschool Group Endorses Mark Green

The Homeschool Legal Defense Association Action PAC has endorsed Mark Green for Tennessee’s Seventh Congressional District. PAC Director Jeremiah Lorrig told The Tennessee Star Thursday that members of the group this year are only making endorsements in a few select races across the country. “Most of the races that we…

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MTSU to Host Speaker Who Will Blast ‘The Radical Right’

On Monday, Middle Tennessee State University will host an author who will warn faculty and students alike about what she calls “the radical right.” Nancy MacLean, author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America is scheduled to speak. MacLean’s book concerns the…

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Beacon Center Questions How Education Dollars Get Spent

The state of Tennessee has misplaced priorities when it comes to how much money public school teachers get versus public school administrators, according to a new study the Beacon Center of Tennessee published this week. Beacon, a Nashville-based free market think tank, also reported fewer taxpayer dollars make their way…

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Memphis Group Demands Answers After Voter Registration Forms Rejected

The Tennessee Black Voter Project wants to inspect voter registration forms that members of the Shelby County Election Commission rejected. As reported, the election commission rejected many applications because some were duplicates of already-registered voters. Other applications were incomplete. Felons who cannot vote filed other applications. But Administrator of Elections…

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Newt Gingrich Endorses Marsha Blackburn for U.S. Senate

Former Republican Speaker of the U.S. House Newt Gingrich endorsed Republican Marsha Blackburn for the U.S. Senate Thursday, calling her “the only conservative in the race.” “The choice is clear. I’ve known Marsha for years, I’ve worked with her in the Congress. She is hardworking. She is smart, and she…

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Memphis Term Limits Measure Deceptive, U.S. Term Limits Says

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The executive director of U.S. Term Limits said his organization has yet to find a ballot measure anywhere in America this year “more unethical” than Referendum One in Memphis. The referendum, should Memphis voters pass it, would limit city council members to three terms. But there’s something city officials aren’t…

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Nashville Fraternal Order of Police: Proposed Amendment One Not Constitutional

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Members of the Nashville Fraternal Order of the Police said Tuesday they have serious constitutional concerns about the proposed Amendment One. If voters approve it next month then city officials would create a community oversight board over the police. Former FOP President Robert Weaver spoke for the…

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Marsha Blackburn Warns Gun Enthusiasts about Phil Bredesen

CHRISTIANA, Tennessee —”There are clear differences between me and Phil Bredesen,” Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-07)., the GOP nominee for the U.S. Senate, told a crowd of about 200 supporters who gathered at the Outpost Armory here in Christiana on Monday. Blackburn reminded everyone that 22 days remain before the election.…

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