Democrat Al Green’s Goofball Logic: ‘Impeachment Does Not Require a Crime’

File this one under Crazy Democrats. Rep. Al Green, yes a Democrat, actually said during an interview on SiriusXM that the president doesn’t actually have to commit any type of crime in order to be impeached. That explains a lot, actually. For instance: It explains why Democrats have troubling connecting…

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Birmingham City Council Passes Sweeping Protections For LGBT People

The Birmingham City Council in Alabama this week passed non-discrimination ordinances that include sweeping protections for LGBT people and spell out criminal penalties for violators. The council on Tuesday unanimously passed an ordinance addressing discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations, and a companion measure addressing discrimination in  awarding city contracts. The…

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Stricken with Cancer: ‘Today, I’m the One’

Award-winning “Veep” star Julia Louis-Dreyfus has breast cancer, she announced through social media on Thursday. The 56-year-old American actress revealed the diagnosis to her 750,000 Twitter followers, posting a note that read: “One in eight women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one.” “The good news is that I have…

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Keith Urban Bids a Musical Farewell to the Man He Calls His “Father in a Parallel Universe”

Keith Urban Don Williams Keith Urban paid tribute to his musical hero, Don Williams, in an intimate service remembering the late country star at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville on Sept. 27. Before he sang, Keith detailed just how instrumental Don’s music has been in…

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Physicists Report New, Solid Observation of Gravitational Waves

It’s pretty much official now: there are gravitational waves. A collaboration between the LIGO Lab and the Virgo interferometer collaboration just reported the first joint detection of gravitational waves, adding much more weight to previous detection events. It’s not the first time gravitational waves had been detected. Physicists had recorded…

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Commentary: Pope Francis, a Man of Thee Not Me

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Pope Francis has once again trotted into political territory, calling on the masses to not just feed and clothe but also open border doors and shelter strangers from lands far and away. His words? European nations, all the developed nations, need to welcome more migrants. Well, isn’t that special. Now…

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Progressive University of Tennessee-Knoxville Professors Lead Discussion on Privilege and Oppression

Two progressive University of Tennessee-Knoxville professors who endorse critical race theory led a discussion on campus Tuesday about privilege and oppression. The Hodges Library hosted the discussion “to begin dialogue on the topic of racial inequality and other aspects of oppression,” according to The Daily Beacon, the student newspaper. Band-aids…

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Commentary: Are the Haslams the First Family of the Never Trumpers?

There may be plenty of “Never Trumpers” on the Republican side of the aisle, with John Kasich and Jeb Bush immediately coming to mind, but no family can claim more current political power in the “Never Trumper” sphere than the Haslam family of Tennessee. The controversial NFL protests against the…

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President Trump Deletes Tweets Endorsing Luther Strange after Judge Roy Moore Win

Several of President Trump’s past endorsements of Sen. Luther Strange disappeared from the president’s personal Twitter account after the Republican senator lost Tuesday’s GOP primary runoff to former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. Mr. Trump repeatedly touted the Republican incumbent’s campaign on Twitter leading up to Alabama’s special election this…

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Report: Rick Pitino Expects Louisville to Fire Him Due to FBI Investigation of Fraud and Corruption in NCAA Basketball

Rick Pitino reportedly informed his assistant coaches and basketball staff that he expects to be fired as head coach at Louisville. Pitino, according to ESPN and Yahoo Sports, said in a statement he was not aware of the fraud and corruption charges that brought the FBI to the campus as…

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Latinos For Tennessee Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, Focuses On American Identity

Tennessee Star

When Montgomery County Commissioner Tommy Vallejos was first elected to the commission in 2010, he said his race was not an issue. The statement he gave at the time was featured in a press release from Latinos For Tennessee this week, part of a series of news releases from the conservative political…

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Letter to the Editor: NFL Athletes Have a Right to Protest, I Have a Right to Never Watch the NFL Again

Tennessee Star

Dear Tennessee Star, I spent ten years serving this nation in uniform. My dad served four years when he was young. My son retired from the Air Force, serving honorably with multiple tours in the Middle East. I have friends who made careers serving in the military. One in particular…

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John Rose Steps Up Campaign to Represent Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District

John Rose is ramping up his campaign for Congress. The DeKalb County Republican, who announced last month that he is running for U.S. Rep. Diane Black’s seat in the 6th Congressional District, held a campaign kick-off Saturday in Carthage, where he was endorsed by Smith County Mayor Michael Nesbitt. Campaign…

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