School Protection and Student Privacy Act Moves Forward In Tennessee House

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – The School Protection and Student Privacy Act, sponsored by Representative Andy Holt (R-Dresden) in the House, moved forward from the Civil Justice Committee Wednesday. After more than an hour of debate and testimony by five witnesses, House Bill 2620 passed by a vote of 4 ayes, 2…

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TN Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition Leaders Finally Admit to Legislative Committee They Want to Keep Illegal Immigrants in Tennessee

During testimony by the co-Directors of the TN Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC), opposing Rep. William Lamberth’s bill that would prohibit municipalities from creating their own local identity card programs and from accepting the matricula consular card as an identification document, the TIRRC leaders admitted that immigrants who primarily rely…

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Trump Says Hillary Clinton’s Gaffes Prove Democrats ‘Lost Touch’ with Regular Americans

Few things delight President Trump more than watching Democrats run away from Hillary Clinton. And the president believes Republican candidates in this year’s midterm elections should put Democrats’ aversion for their party’s former standard-bearer to the test. “Democrats never have been more vulnerable because they’ve lost touch with normal, everyday…

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Commentary: ‘Social Justice Philosophy Is a Blank Check for Government Power’

Thomas Sowell

by Brian Balfour   This key passage from Thomas Sowell’s 1999 book, The Quest for Cosmic Justice, frames Sowell’s thoughtful analysis and rejection of arguments advanced by “social justice warriors,” or more briefly, SJWs: In politics, the great non-sequitur of our time is that 1) things are not right and that…

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Laura Ingraham Rips House GOPers Pushing ‘Freddy Krueger-Like’ Spending Bill

Fox News host Laura Ingraham challenged House Republican leaders Tuesday on “The Ingraham Angle” to “start really helping President Donald Trump drain the swamp” instead of adding to it by passing their $1.3 trillion spending bill by Friday to avoid another government shutdown. If bitterly divided Republican and Democratic lawmakers…

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FBI Director Christopher Wray Rejects McCabe’s Accusations About His Firing

FBI Director Christopher Wray dismissed former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s claims that his firing was politically motivated, telling NBC News in an interview Wednesday that it wasn’t “based on political or partisan influence.” McCabe oversaw the FBI’s investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private…

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Majority of Nashville Metro Council Wants Tennessee Supreme Court to Accept Special Election Date Appeal

Twenty-one members of the Nashville Metro Council signed a letter to Metro Legal Director Jon Cooper on Tuesday asking him to request of the Tennessee Supreme Court that it “reach down” and hear the plaintiff’s appeal of a Chancery Court Judge’s decision to hold the special mayoral election on August…

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