College Football Writer Doesn’t ‘Think There’s Any Doubt’ Bret Bielema Will Probably Be Gone

Things haven’t gone well for the Arkansas Razorbacks on the gridiron this season and, frankly, it feels worse around the program than the team’s 4-6 record would indicate. With that as the backdrop, athletic director Jeff Long was relieved of his duties on Wednesday and that shined a (very) bright…

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Predators Goaltender Shifts: Recall Anders Lindback, Demote Juuse Saros

The Nashville Predators recalled Anders Lindback from Milwaukee and assigned fellow goaltender Juuse Saros to the American Hockey League affiliate, the team announced Thursday. Lindback has an AHL-leading eight wins to go along with a 2.46 goals-against average and .918 save percentage in 11 games this season for the Admirals.…

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House Passes $1.4 Trillion Tax Cut, 227-205

House Tax Cuts

With spines stiffened by a presidential pep talk, House Republicans easily approved a $1.4 trillion tax cut Thursday, taking the first big step toward a decades-overdue overhaul that the GOP hopes will send the economy soaring. Desperate for a legislative win, Republicans linked arms and plowed ahead, brushing aside Democratic…

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Throwback Thursday: Remember When Dianne Feinstein Railed Against Illegal Immigration

An old video from 1994 that surfaced online this week shows just how dramatically the Democratic Party has changed its position on immigration in just 23 years. The video shows a segment on immigration from the CBS News show “Face the Nation” from that year, with a younger Sen. Dianne…

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Outdoor Ice Skating Rink to Open in Murfreesboro Saturday

Many people in Middle Tennessee love doing things outdoors, and this winter it will be easier to stay active, thanks to a new outdoor ice skating rink set to open in Murfreesboro on Saturday. The rink is at Fountains at Gateway near Saint Thomas Rutherford. There will be holiday decorations,…

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Cato Institute Expert: Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s Mass Transit Plan ‘A Bad Investment’

A senior fellow with the Cato Institute is the latest expert to criticize Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s $5.2 billion mass transit plan. The Cato Institute is a libertarian think tank based in Washington, D.C. Barry wants to raise taxes to pay for a light-rail network, improved and expanded bus service,…

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Rep. Scott DesJarlais Calls Impeachment Attempt ‘Political Stunt’

One Tennessee congressman called U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen’s attempt to impeach President Donald J. Trump a “political stunt.” Steve Cohen (D-TN-09) and other House Democrats on Wednesday filed five Articles of Impeachment against the president. U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN-03) told the Tennessee Star, “Americans voted for Donald Trump and…

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Roy Moore Accuses Mitch McConnell of Trying to ‘Subvert the Will of Alabamians’

Roy Moore kicked off Wednesday by taking another shot at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who is calling on Mr. Moore to end his Republican bid for the U.S. Senate in Alabama over allegations of sexual misconduct involving minors. The former state chief justice has since made Mr. McConnell a…

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Tennessee Teachers Burdened by Heavy Workload, Survey Results Show

Teacher and Kids

Tennessee teachers are worn down by their workload and don’t think their school districts are doing enough to address the problem, results of an October survey by Professional Educators of Tennessee (ProEd) show. The Nashville-based organization which represents teachers surveyed 536 educators from more than 81 districts. This was the…

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Trump ‘Very Proud’ of Trip to Asia, Says Progress Made on Security, Trade

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is “very proud” of his five-nation, 12-day trip to Asia, asserting lots of progress was made on issues such as security and trade. In remarks delivered behind closed doors Tuesday at the East Asia Summit in Manila, Trump reiterated that North Korea remains…

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President Trump Picks Immigration Crackdown Advocate Thomas Homan to Head ICE

President Trump on Tuesday nominated Tom Homan to become the permanent head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, in a move that heads off what could have been a crisis of leadership at the critical agency. Mr. Trump acted with just two days left before the Vacancies Act would have…

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Commentary: Despicable Mitch McConnell Using the Mississippi Playbook Against Judge Roy Moore in Alabama

by CHQ Staff   Conservatives wondering where the Alabama Senate election is going should reflect on the despicable conduct of Mitch McConnell when a Republican primary election goes against his wishes. In the 2014 Mississippi Republican Senate primary McConnell backed 36-year incumbent establishment Senator Thad Cochran, whom Citizens Against Government…

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Former GOP Congressional Candidate Dr. George Flinn: ‘Glad to Play a Small Role’ in Restoration of Medicare Billing Privileges to West Tennessee Doctor

Former Republican Congressional candidate Dr. George Flinn, who wrote President Trump asking him to instruct the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) to amend the Obama-era regulation that were used against a beloved West Tennessee family physician, released a statement on Tuesday that he was “glad to play a small…

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Jimmy Haslam Knew About and ‘Loved’ Fuel Rebate Scam, According to Recording Played at Pilot Flying J Trial

Jimmy Haslam, CEO of Pilot Flying J, knew about a fuel rebate scheme at his company and “loved it,” according to what an executive said in a secret recording that jurors heard in court Tuesday. Haslam, brother of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and owner of the Cleveland Browns football team,…

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