Mick Mulvaney, OMB Director, Says His Concern for the Deficit Drives Tax Reform

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said Tuesday that his concern for the deficit is what drives him to pass tax reform. “You will never balance the budget in this country again at 1.8 percent or less growth. It’s just not going to happen. We have an appetite…

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Department of Education ‘Tasked with Damage Control’ over 3rd Consecutive Year of Testing Problems

The Professional Educators of Tennessee issued a statement on Tuesday about the third consecutive year of testing problems for Tennessee’s public school systems: The Department of Education is tasked with damage control over a problem in assessment for the third consecutive year. Whether the fault lies with the Department, the…

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Titans’ Rishard ‘Done with Football’ Matthews Scampers to Locker Room to Protest National Anthem

Tennessee Titans receiver Rishard Matthews said he would “be done with football” if the NFL makes it a requirement for players to stand during the national anthem. It looks like he’s taken it to another level as he went back to the locker room during the national anthem on Monday…

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West Tennessee Doctor Dropped by Medicare a Caring Man Who Would Never Cheat the System, Supporters Say

Five years ago, Janice Lowery of West Tennessee moved to another town, which left her a greater distance away from the doctor she had been going to for more than a decade. But she wasn’t about to look for another doctor, even though it would not have been hard to…

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Nashville Mayor Megan Barry Unveils Plans for Huge $5.2 Billion Mass Transit Project

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry released a detailed proposal Tuesday for a huge $5.2 billion mass transit project for the Nashville area that calls for four different types of tax increases. Barry will ask Metro Council to schedule a referendum for May 2018 to ask voters to approve the plan, called…

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Nashville Tea Party Asks Mayor Megan Barry to Provide More Details of Mass Transit Proposal

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The Nashville Tea Party is calling on Nashville Mayor Megan Barry to release detailed plans for a tentative $6 billion regional mass transit project. Barry has said she will put a referendum on the ballot next year to raise taxes for the project, designed to be phased in over 25…

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Commentary: The Scandalous Truth About Obamacare Is Laid Bare

by Jeffery A. Tucker   It’s not just that Obamacare is financially unsustainable. More seriously, it is intellectually unsustainable, even though this truth has been slow to emerge. This has come to an end with President Trump’s executive order. What does it do? It cuts subsidies to failing providers, yes.…

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Trump Headed to 5 Asian Countries Next Month

U.S. President Donald Trump is heading to five Asian countries early next month, looking to ramp up pressure against North Korea’s nuclear weapons development, but also promote American economic interests in the region. The White House said Monday that Trump’s trip from November 3 to 14 will include visits to…

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California Becomes First State To Legally Recognize A ‘Third Gender’

California became the first state in America to legally recognize a third gender after Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown signed the legislation Sunday. State drivers’ licenses, birth certificates, and other identity documents will now allow residents to check “non-binary” rather than just male or female, the Sacramento Bee reported Monday. The…

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President Trump: ‘There Is No Such Thing As Obamacare Anymore’

President Donald Trump said Monday that Obamacare is no longer the law of the land in the U.S. health care system. “There is no such thing as Obamacare anymore,” the president said in a cabinet meeting Monday, Bloomberg’s Jennifer Epstein tweeted. The president’s comments come one week after his administration…

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