MTSU Poll Shows Increasing Disapproval of U.S. Senator Bob Corker

Disapproval of U.S. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) has jumped since he and President Trump began feuding publicly, a new Middle Tennessee State University poll shows. Corker’s disapproval rate has risen to 41 percent among Tennessee voters, a 14-point hike since a similar poll this past spring. Disapproval of Trump has…

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University of Kentucky Social Justice Center Advocates for DACA Recipients, LGBT Rights

The Center for Equality and Social Justice (CESJ) at the University of Kentucky released two policy briefs last week promoting continued protections for DACA recipients and for amending nondiscrimination laws in Kentucky to include sexual orientation and gender identity. Started last year, the center exists “to better understand social inequality” and “to…

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Al Mohler: Halloween Becoming a Darker and More Spiritual Holiday in Post-Christian Age

In his daily podcast Monday, Al Mohler said something likely to give many Christians a chill down the spine. “It can now be argued that Halloween is the biggest spiritual holiday on the American calendar,” said Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Our culture has…

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McConnell Readies Senate Confirmation Votes for 4 Appeals Judges

Mitch McConnell on the Senate floor

Senate Republicans are heading into four votes this week to confirm appeals court judges. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell served notice late last week that the Senate will consider four of President Donald Trump’s nominees to federal circuit courts, the powerful appeals panels that give the final word on the overwhelming…

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HHS: Obamacare ‘Benchmark’ Rates Up 37 Percent, Choices Dwindle

Premiums for Obamacare’s “benchmark” plans will rise by 37 percent and choices will dwindle in 2018, with eight full states having just one insurer to choose from, the Trump administration said Monday in a report detailing the federal marketplace known as HealthCare.gov. However, the average tax credit that many consumers…

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Lamar Alexander Asks Orrin Hatch to Hold Senate Hearings on Revoking Obama-Era Regulation Used by CMS Bureaucrats to Victimize West Tennessee Doctor

Over the weekend, Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) told Mayor Jill Holland of McKenzie, Tennessee that he will encourage Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) to conduct hearings at the Senate Finance Committee he chairs on whether an Obama-era regulation that is hitting West Tennesssee’s Dr. Bryan Merrick should be revoked, along with other…

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The Full Text of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Indictment of Former Trump Aide Paul Manafort

The suspense is over, and we all now know who the first to be charged by Special Counsel Robert Mueller – himself in peril of being sucked into the giant vortex known loosely as the ‘Clinton-Russia Scandal.’ The indictment itself runs thirty-one pages and specifically names Paul Manafort and his…

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Tennessee Reportedly Offers Dream Candidate Jon Gruden Over $10 Million to Replace Butch Jones

Tennessee has reportedly offered former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden “over $10 million a year” to be its next head coach, according to The Read Optional’s Oliver Connolly. Connolly reported that the Vols have also targeted TCU’s Gary Patterson, Louisville’s Bobby Petrino and Purdue’s Jeff Brohm as potential candidates…

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Paul Manafort and Former Aide Face Multiple Charges in Mueller Probe

WASHINGTON — Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, has been indicted on 12 charges of money-laundering and conspiracy, the first charges filed in the investigation of possible connections between the Trump campaign and a Russian effort to influence last year’s presidential election. Manafort, 68, turned himself in at…

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Astros Edge Dodgers 13-12 in Thriller to Seize World Series Lead

Alex Bregman singled home Derek Fisher with the winning run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros reached the brink of their first World Series title on Sunday, outlasting the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-12 in a tension-packed thriller. The Astros seized a 3-2 lead in Major League Baseball’s best-of-seven…

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‘Music City for Marsha’ Fundraiser Held Sunday for Blackburn’s U.S. Senate Race

  FRANKLIN, Tennessee — U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN-7) told supporters at a fundraiser Sunday she’s ready to go to work in the Senate and get things done. “They are totally dysfunctional,” she said, emphasizing that “it is time for Tennessee to have a conservative in the U.S. Senate.” To…

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President Trump: Democrats Using Russia Collusion ‘Witch Hunt’ for ‘Evil Politics’

President Trump on Sunday accused Democrats of using questions about Russia’s interference in the 2016 campaign for “evil politics” and said the issue is uniting Republicans like never before. “Never seen such Republican ANGER & UNITY as I have concerning the lack of investigation on Clinton made Fake Dossier (now…

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Commentary: With Federal Gas Tax Hike Proposal The West Wing Democrats Try To Kill The Trump Presidency Again

by George Rasley, ConservativeHQ.com Editor   Every time we begin to think that President Trump’s economic advisor Gary Cohn and the other Democrats the President brought into in the West Wing have lost influence, one of them surfaces to remind us of what a huge mistake it was for Trump…

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The International Olympic Committee Says Video Games Are Indeed … Sports

They may apparently require no more than a comfortable chair, decent knowledge of a computer screen and nimble mastery of controllers, but the International Olympic Committee insisted Saturday that eSports are indeed…sports. An Olympic Summit, under the guidance of IOC president Thomas Bach, meeting in Lausanne hailed the phenomenal growth…

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California Democrat Adam Schiff States the Obvious: Russia Probe Indictment Likely Tied to Paul Manafort or Michael Flynn

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday that he suspects a reported grand jury indictment in the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election is tied to either former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort or retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, President Trump’s former national security…

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Award Winning Songwriter Lee Thomas Miller Preparing for Potential Congressional Race in Tennessee’s 7th District

Congressman Marsha Blackburn’s (R-TN -07) decision to seek the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Senator Bob Corker in 2018 has sparked a flurry of interest in filling her seat in Congress. State Senator Mark Green (R-Clarksville) has already announced his intentions to run, and Williamson County Christian conservative activist…

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Horror Flick ‘Jigsaw’ Helps Hollywood with its Box-Office Puzzle

Hollywood may be suffering through a spiritless patch but Halloween films can still lend a needed jolt, as Lionsgate’s new “Jigsaw” horror film and a clutch of other scary films showed by boosting an otherwise flimsy weekend box office. “Jigsaw,” the eighth chapter in Lionsgate’s “Saw” horror franchise, took in…

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Kentucky Beats Tennessee 29-26, Vols Fall to 3 and 5

Kentucky escaped an SEC rivalry matchup with Tennessee 29-26 on Saturday in Lexington, Ky., in a chippy contest that almost opened with a melee. Trash talk and shoving invited unsportsmanlike penalties against the entirety of both teams early in the contest. That set the tone in a physical, back-and-forth contest…

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Bill Kristol’s Son-in-Law: I Hired Fusion GPS in Primary to Dig Up Dirt on Donald Trump

Matthew Continetti, the editor of the neo-conservative website, the Washington Free Beacon, wrote in a letter posted online just after 7 p.m. on Friday that the Free Beacon hired Fusion GPS during the Republican primary to do research on Republican candidates. That research kicked off what became known as the…

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Former Long-Shot Jon Gruden Becomes New Favorite for Tennessee’s Potential Next Head Coach

Tennessee fans, this is not a drill!!! Jon Gruden, who was originally considered one of the biggest long shots listed, is now listed as the favorite for Bet Online odds rankings for the Vols’ next head coach. Gruden was originally considered at 20/1 on the website’s opening line, but moved…

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James Comey’s ‘Coordination’ Testimony Sheds New Context on Clinton Campaign’s Dossier Funding

When then-FBI Director James B. Comey explained to Congress last March the scope of his investigation into Donald Trump aides and Russia, his words would also fit the Hillary Clinton campaign today. Mr. Comey told the House Intelligence Committed that his agents were investigating “whether there was any coordination between…

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Commentary: The Clintons Corrupt Everything They Touch

by George Rasley, CHQ Editor   In a break with the Clinton-loving American establishment media, the UK’s Daily Mail recently detailed how Marc Elias, a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer who launched what would become known as the anti-Trump “dirty dossier” denied involvement in the project for a year, even as…

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Refs Walk Off in Protest After Players Kneel During Anthem at New Jersey Football Game

Two high school football officials walked off the field in protest Friday night after players from Monroe High School in Somerset County knelt during the national anthem before the team’s game against visiting Colts Neck. The officials, Ernie Lunardelli, 54, and his son, Anthony Lunardelli, 27, stood for the anthem…

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Eric Bolling: Son’s Death Ruled ‘Accidental Overdose that Included Opioids’

The tragic death of Eric Bolling’s 19-year-old son was ruled an “accidental overdose that included opioids,” the former Fox News host said Thursday just hours after President Trump declared the national opioid crisis a public health emergency. The Boulder County coroner’s office in Colorado said Mr. Bolling’s son, Eric Chase…

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James Mattis Walks Out Onto Kim Jong Un’s Doorstep to Deliver a Message

Standing in the tense demilitarized zone dividing North Korea and South Korea, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said America isn’t looking for a fight, but is ready for one. “Our goal is not war,” Mattis said Friday of the nuclear missile threat from North Korea under dictator Kim Jong Un,…

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No Arrests at ‘White Lives Matter’ Rally in Murfreesboro as League of the South Leaders Fail to Show Up

A heavy law enforcement presence and a well planned security strategy kept a tiny group of League of the South members separated from an estimated 1,000 counter protesters in Murfreesboro on Saturday. The event ended peacefully with no arrests, the Murfreesboro Police Department confirmed at about 3:45 p.m. Leaders from…

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