Civics and School Choice Elements of Governor Bill Lee’s Education Agenda Make Their Way Through the State House

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – Elements of Governor Bill Lee’s focus on education, which he talked about on the campaign trail, his inaugural address and more recently in his first state of the state address, including an emphasis on parents having more school choice as well as civics education and “unapologetic American…

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Commentary: From Brexit to Trump, Elite Contempt Shines Through

by Christopher Gage   Not long ago, to support Great Britain’s departure from the European Union remained the hoppy heady preserve of the corduroyed English fruitcake. Only the niche, and utterly mental clung to such opinions. Those trifling oddities, blimpish and better suited to reliving colonial exploits in faraway lands,…

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The Supreme Court May Soon Decide on Transgender Bathrooms in Public Schools

by Kevin Daley   The Supreme Court will decide whether it will hear a challenge to a Pennsylvania school district policy that allows transgender students to use locker room and restroom facilities that align with their stated gender identity. The case joins one of several petitions relating to LGBT issues…

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Indeed Employment Website Ranks Advance Financial Eighth in Top Workplaces

  If you’re looking for a job, employment search website Indeed has a suggestion: Advance Financial. Nashville-based Advance Financial recently ranked eighth on an annual nationwide list of top workplaces for compensation and benefits, placing ahead of companies like Apple, GEICO, Comcast, AT&T, Boeing, Starbucks and ALDI. Indeed’s list of…

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Bernie Sanders’ Presidential Campaign Will Be the First to Unionize

by Molly Prince   Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Friday that his 2020 campaign voluntarily recognized a bargaining unit organized with a labor union, making it the first major party presidential campaign to do so. “I’m proud that our campaign is the first presidential campaign to unionize. We cannot just…

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Commentary: Why We Still Pray, Even After New Zealand Attack

by Katrina Trinko   Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., tweeted after the horrific attacks on two New Zealand mosques that led to at least 49 dead: At 1st I thought of saying, “Imagine being told your house of faith isn’t safe anymore.” But I couldn’t say “imagine.” Because of Charleston.Pittsburgh.Sutherland Springs.…

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Beto O’Rourke Apologizes for Writing Fictional Fantasies About Plowing Over Children With a Car

by Chris White   Beto O’Rourke apologized Friday night for writings the former Texas representative made as a teenager describing fantasies about running over children with a vehicle. “I’m mortified to read it now, incredibly embarrassed, but I have to take ownership of my words,” the Democratic presidential candidate said…

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Churches Open Doors to Victims’ Families and Those Affected in Wake of New Zealand Massacre

by Grace Carr   A number of churches opened their doors Friday to the families of victims killed or wounded and to all those affected by a deadly terrorist attack in New Zealand. Churches of varied faiths welcomed Muslims and all persons after authorities directed mosques to close following Friday’s…

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