Trump to Honor Nashville Economist Laffer, ‘Father of Supply-Side Economics,’ with Presidential Medal of Freedom

  President Donald Trump will present Arthur B. Laffer with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The presentation will take place on June 19. Dr. Laffer is called the “Father of Supply-Side Economics” and is one of the most influential economists in American history, the White House said in a press…

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Hamilton County Commissioners Warn Left-Wing Group UnifiEd Could Spread Influence Across Tennessee

  Depending upon whom you ask, the Chattanooga-based UnifiEd is either a harmless political group with no real clout or it’s one of Tennessee’s most far-left and dangerous organizations. Many people in Hamilton County believe UnifiEd members orchestrated a proposal to add 350 new positions to the county school system,…

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Raheem Kassam Commentary: European Election Signal Surge in Support for Anti-Establishment Policies in the Age of Trump

by Raheem Kassam   Establishment Democrats intent on unseating President Trump in next year’s election won’t find much solace in the results of the European elections. The results of last week’s elections underscored voters’ unabated rejection of establishment politicians and rising support for the nationalist right, of which America’s MAGA…

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Report: Migrant Children Are Being Detained Longer than the Law Allows

by Jason Hopkins   The sheer number of unaccompanied alien children (UACs) arriving at the U.S. southern border is bottlenecking law enforcement resources, reportedly forcing Border Patrol to keep migrant children longer than the legal requirement. Hundreds of the 2,000 or so UACs currently held in Border Patrol custody have…

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Ohio House Speaker Defends Nuclear Bailout as Key to Saving Jobs, Avoiding Energy Dependency

  In the days before it passed in the Ohio House, Speaker Larry Householder argued that state aid for the nuclear industry was appropriate because it produces the bulk of the state’s clean energy. Householder, R-Glenford, appeared on the TV program “The State of Ohio” and went on the attack…

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More Asylum-Seekers Sue Trump Administration

  A group of detained asylum-seekers sued the U.S. government Thursday claiming immigration officials in five Southern states are systematically denying them parole. In the second lawsuit of its kind filed against the Trump administration, legal advocacy groups representing 12 plaintiffs are seeking class-action status on behalf of hundreds of…

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Comptrollers Find Water Damage at $160 Million Tennessee State Museum Building

  Three buildings that are part of the Tennessee State Museum have had water damage, including the new $160 million state museum on Nashville’s Bicentennial Mall. This, according to a report Tennessee Comptrollers released this week. The museum opened last fall. At stake are many priceless artifacts from Tennessee’s long…

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