Self Proclaimed ‘Moderate’ Gubernatorial Candidate Randy Boyd Sends Mailer Trying to Appeal to Conservatives

Tennessee Star

  Former commissioner of the state Economic and Community Development turned gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd, who has publicly described himself as a “moderate,” is now appealing to conservatives for support through a recent direct mail campaign. “I’m probably the most hated, disrespected, untolerated political entity in existence,” Boyd said, continuing,…

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Mainstream Media Headlines Misleading After Comey Testimony

Tennessee Star

The establishment media’s bias was on full display following James Comey’s congressional hearing Wednesday. Headlines focused on Comey’s testimony that President Donald Trump “lied,” concealing the more pertinent and shocking revelations exposed during the hearing. Comey’s testimony exonerated Trump from allegations of obstruction of justice, and vindicated his claims about…

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Southern Baptist Leader Russell Moore Slams Bernie Sanders For Attacking Christian Beliefs Of Trump Nominee

Russell Moore, head of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission (ERLC), criticized Bernie Sanders this week for opposing President Trump’s budget nominee because of his Christian religious beliefs. The Vermont senator attacked Russell Vought on Wednesday in questioning him about his theological convictions. Vought is Trump’s nominee for…

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Humphrey on the Hill Compares The Tennessee Star Poll With The Vanderbilt Poll

Tom Humphrey, dean of the Tennessee political press corps, wrote an article Thursday at “Humphrey on the Hill” contrasting the results of the recent Tennessee Star Poll with the Vanderbilt Poll, in an article titled, “A clash of polling perspectives on in-state tuition for children of illegal immigrants.” We reprint…

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Gubernatorial Candidate Mae Beavers Tells Cookeville Crowd She Is the True Conservative in the Race

Tennessee Star

COOKEVILLE, Tennessee–State Senator Mae Beavers (R-Mt. Juliet), who announced she is a candidate for the Republican gubernatorial nomination on Saturday, told the Tennessee District 6 Patriots meeting at the Southern Hills Golf and Country Club in Cookeville on Thursday that, unlike other candidates who label themselves as conservatives but don’t…

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Conservative Kris Kobach, Architect of Tough Immigration Laws, Launches Campaign for Kansas Governor

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who has championed some of the strictest voting laws in the nation, announced a campaign for governor Thursday in Lenexa. Kobach, the architect of controversial election and immigration laws, advised President Donald Trump on immigration policy throughout the 2016 campaign…

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City And School Officials Work To Combat Crime Near Middle Tennessee State University

Tennessee Star

  Officials with the city of Murfreesboro and Middle Tennessee State University are working on ways to combat crime in areas around campus. Recent violent crimes at nearby apartments, including murder, have caused alarm. Drugs appear to be a factor, reports WKRN News 2. While the shootings and other crimes aren’t…

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Trump’s Lawyer: Comey’s Testimony Vindicates the President

FBI Director before the Senate Intelligence Committee vindicated President Donald Trump on the most important part of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, the president’s private lawyer said Thursday. Appearing before reporters but not taking questions, attorney Marc Kasowitz noted that Comey confirmed that Trump never was…

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Charles Hurt Commentary: James Comey Hands Donald Trump Re-election Victory

Tennessee Star

Mark this down as the week Donald Trump won re-election. The television split screen Wednesday captured it perfectly. On one side, U.S. senators – the same ones who have failed to fulfill key parts of the agenda that got Mr. Trump elected – were squabbling, interrupting, misleading and orating about…

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Twenty-One Cases of Criminalized Female Genital Mutilation in Tennessee But No Prosecutions

Tennessee Star

  Despite being a Class D felony in Tennessee since 1996, and despite twenty-one cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) in the state being reported in 2011, there is no publicly available record of any prosecutions for this crime in Tennessee. This contrasts sharply with Michigan that has no state…

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