Christopher Wray, Trump’s FBI Director Nominee, Cites His Most Important Cases

President Trump’s nominee for FBI director led the Justice Department’s criminal division when 9/11 terrorist Zacarias Moussaoui pleaded guilty, and served as a personal attorney for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during the “Bridgegate” scandal. But when asked to name the 10 most significant cases he’s litigated, Christopher Wray put…

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Aziz Sayyed Practiced Knife Skills For Beheadings And Planned To Bomb Buildings In Huntsville, Prosecutors Say

A Huntsville, Alabama man arrested on a terrorism charge last month told people he wanted to practice beheadings and was learning how to make an explosive device to bomb public buildings, a prosecutor said in court this week. Aziz Sayyed, 22, downloaded ISIS beheading videos in February and in April…

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Letter to the Editor: Time for Patriotism Over Insurrection on the Left and Nationalism on the Right

Tennessee Star

Dear Tennessee Star, Memorial Day picnics and Independence Day fireworks are behind us. Veterans Day looms. Summer is a season where we celebrate our heritage and reflect on the human cost of American freedom. But no thanks to unscrupulous politicians, a citizenry anesthetized with amusements, and perilous memes like “Diversity…

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State Rep. Judd Matheny Running at Full Speed for Sixth Congressional District Seat: 500 Miles in First Week

One week after he formally announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Congress in the Sixth Congressional District, State Rep. Judd Matheny (R-Tullahoma) is already running at full speed. The August 2018 Republican primary is still more than a year off, but Matheny is not wasting a minute of…

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Donald Trump’s Tweet Attacking CNN Shatters President’s Personal Record for Retweets

President Trump’s recent tweet containing an altered video of himself assaulting CNN personified is officially his most retweeted post since joining Twitter in 2009, a company spokesperson confirmed Wednesday. The controversial clip was retweeted more than 340,000 times since being shared by the president’s personal Twitter account Sunday morning, a…

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Kevin Baigert Named Executive Director of New Roving Patriots PAC

  After helping to launch The Tennessee Star as an investigative reporter on the Legislative Plaza beat, Kevin Baigert is moving on to use his political connections, activist skills, and business acumen as the Executive Director of the new Roving Patriots PAC. “For years, Tennesseans have saved, worked, and sacrificed in hopes of…

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Scary Fireworks Mishap Singes Titan’s Nissan Stadium, Everyone’s Okay

  There were some tense moments toward the end of the Independence Day fireworks display at Nissan Stadium Tuesday, as at least one shell fell, landing in the upper decks before exploding, TitansInsider.com reports. “It took place toward the end of the show,” Lansden Hill told TitansInsider.com. “The shells are…

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House Democratic IT Suspects Wanted Untraceable Payments, and Sure Enough, Millions Disappeared

Tennessee Star

A Pakistani family under criminal investigation by the U.S. Capitol Police for abusing their access to the House of Representatives information technology system may have engaged in myriad other questionable schemes besides allegedly placing “ghost employees” on the congressional payroll. Imran Awan, his wife Hina, and brothers Abid and Jamal…

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Commentary: United States Department of Education and the Circular Firing Squad

The Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” Can you list an irrefutable positive consequence on the academic performance of school children in the United States as a direct result of the involvement of the federal government since the creation of the United States Department of Education?

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DNC Email Server Most Wanted Evidence for Russia Investigations

It is perhaps the key piece of forensic evidence in Russia’s suspected efforts to sway the November presidential election, but federal investigators have yet to get their hands on the hacked computer server that handled email from the Democratic National Committee. Indeed, the only cybersecurity specialists who have taken a…

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‘White Middle Class Studies’ Urgently Needed to Understand Donald Trump Voters, GWU Law Professor Says

Professor John Banzhaf of George Washington University Law School says there is an “urgent” need to launch “White Middle Class Studies” to understand President Donald Trump’s supporters. Thursday’s International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities in London will feature Mr. Banzhaf’s plan for figuring out why many reporters and…

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Metro Nashville Public Schools Promotes ‘Faux Psychology’ Of Social-Emotional Learning

Metro Nashville Public Schools recently held its annual Social Emotional Learning Conference to promote practices that well-known education scholar Chester Finn has called “faux psychology.” The seventh annual conference, co-sponsored by the behavioral health team at Alignment Nashville, was held June 29 and 30 at Cane Ridge High School. More than…

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