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Louie Gohmert, Texas Republican, Calls for DOJ Investigation of Charlottesville Violence

Rep. Louie Gohmert said Sunday the Justice Department should investigate Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer and “Unite the Right” rally organizer Jason Kessler for their roles in violent clashes that resulted the death of an anti-racism protester at last Saturday’s rally. In an appearance on “Fox &…

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Constitution Series: Revisiting the Tenth Amendment and the Powers Reserved to the States, Or to the People

    This is the seventeenth of twenty-five weekly articles in The Tennessee Star’s Constitution Series. Students in grades 8 through 12 can sign up here to participate in The Tennessee Star’s Constitution Bee, which will be held on September 23.   As we wrote about extensively earlier in this series, the foundational concept of Federalism in…

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Antifa Chronicler: Violence a ‘Legitimate Response’ to the ‘Far-Right’s Ideology’

Author Mark Bray defended a loose collection of leftists known as Antifa for their use of violent tactics in the wake of the deadly white nationalist Charlottesville rally, saying that such aggression “is a legitimate response to white supremacist and neo-Nazi violence” during a discussion Sunday on NBC News’ “Meet…

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Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen discovers wreckage of USS Indianapolis

WASHINGTON, August 19, 2017 – Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen discovered the final resting place of the USS Indianapolis, a navy cruiser that was destroyed by a Japanese torpedo during the final days of World War II, becoming one of the worst disasters in American naval history. Finding the USS Indianapolis…

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Gas Tax Opponent Menda Holmes Announces Candidacy for 46th District in Tennessee House to Replace Mark Pody, Now a State Senate Contender

  Menda Holmes, chairman of the Wilson County Tea Party and an avid opponent of Governor Haslam’s gas tax increase, announced her candidacy for the Republican nomination to represent the 46th District in the the Tennessee House of Representatives on Friday. Holmes was one of 50 leading Tennessee conservatives who…

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