Lynn Ahrens, the Artist Behind Schoolhouse Rock’s ‘The Preamble’

  Thanks to the wildly popular Schoolhouse Rock! cartoon series, if you were a child of the 1970s or 1980s, chances are you hum a certain song whenever anyone mentions The Preamble. In fact, you’re probably humming it right now. In three minutes, the folksy tune with the catchy chorus provides…

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Princeton University Celebrated Constitution Day with a Lecture Titled ‘F%*# Free Speech’

Students of the fine, 271-year-old ivy league institution of Princeton University – which was originally founded as a college to train ministers, and whose early presidents include Johnathon Whitherspoon, a key figure in America’s founding from whose pulpit came some of the most persuasive sermons lauding the virtues of freedom,…

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Tennessee to Reinstate Work Requirement for Food Stamps

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced this week that the state will bring back the federal work requirement for able-bodied adults receiving food stamps that was waived in 2008 because of the recession. The requirement, to be reinstated across most of the state starting Feb. 1, will affect adults without dependents…

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Tricia Stickel Commentary: Conservatives Must Rally Around One Candidate to Defeat Bob Corker in GOP Senate Primary

by Tricia Stickel We are thrilled with the announcement of Andy Ogles that he is a candidate for the Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate. Tennessee has a history of fellow conservatives entering the race against a very good candidate and thus splitting the conservative vote. With rumors floating around…

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Japan PM: The Time for North Korea Dialogue Is Over

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday declared the time for dialogue with North Korea is over and rallied behind a US warning that “all options” are on the table Addressing the UN General Assembly, Abe said “there is not much time left” to take action on North Korea which…

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Liberals Hate Trump’s Wall More Than They Love ‘Dreamers’

Democrats and liberals hate the idea of a border wall so much that they would abandon the so-called “dreamers” if it were part of an amnesty compromise, according to a poll released Wednesday. The Bloomberg/Morning Consult survey not surprisingly found widespread support for granting legal status to illegal immigrants whose…

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O’Reilly Warns Ingraham: The Left Is ‘Going to Come After You’

Former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly warned LifeZette editor-in-chief Laura Ingraham that the far-left is “going to come after you” because the talk show landscape is a “hateful arena where the truth doesn’t matter,” during an interview Wednesday on “The Laura Ingraham Show.” O’Reilly, who left the network in April…

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California Sues to Stop The Wall on Environmental Grounds

Tennessee Star

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that President Donald Trump’s proposal to expedite construction of a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border violates laws aimed at protecting the environment. Becerra announced the legal challenge standing in front of the existing border fencing at Border Field State Park…

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Nearly Half of Tennesseans Affected by Equifax Data Breach, Attorney General Says

Tennessee Star

Nearly half of Tennessee residents were affected by the Equifax data breach, according to state Attorney General Herbert Slatery. Slatery has written a letter to the Atlanta-based credit reporting firm to express concern about personal information being stolen, making consumers vulnerable to identity theft and financial loss. His said in…

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