Tennessee


Obama Wants to Take Away Santa’s Guns

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute December 20, 2015   Obama Wants to Take Away Santa’s Guns   Lauren Davis of WVLT-TV reported on Thursday about the predicament of Patrick Hackett, a Knoxville, Tennessee veterinarian who found out in 2004 that he is on the United States government’s No Fly List. Hackett has a long […]

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Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam

By Kevin Currie-Knight Foundation for Economic Education November 4, 2015   Why Tennessee Forces Seventh Graders to Learn Islam A Monopoly School System Can’t Be Evenhanded   How big is the distinction between education and indoctrination? Not terribly, if you ask some Tennessee lawmakers. They are pushing to remove any mention of religion from Tennessee’s […]


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How Some Republicans Want to Employ a Rarely Used Tool to Revive the Export-Import Bank

By Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal October 4, 2015   How Some Republicans Want to Employ a Rarely Used Tool to Revive the Export-Import Bank     In a show of dissatisfaction with Republican leaders, a group of House Republicans is attempting to reauthorize the controversial Export-Import Bank through a legislative procedure that rarely succeeds. […]


Congressman Stephen Fincher: From Tea Partier to corporate welfare champion

By Against Crony Capitalism October 4, 2015   Congressman Stephen Fincher: From Tea Partier to corporate welfare champion     The old joke is that many a congressperson gets elected by explaining to his constituents that he going to go to Washington so that he can drain the swamp. But once he gets to DC […]

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Federal Court: Tennessee Ballot Access Law Unfairly Burdens Third Parties

By Barry Donegan Truth In Media July 6, 2015   Federal Court: Tennessee Ballot Access Law Unfairly Burdens Third Parties On Thursday, a federal appeals court ruled that a Tennessee statute requiring that a minor party, in order to stay on the ballot, must achieve 5% of the vote in the same gubernatorial election in […]

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John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN)

Rep. John Duncan: GOP as War Party is a ‘Recipe for Defeat’

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute May 19, 2015   Rep. John Duncan: GOP as War Party is a ‘Recipe for Defeat’   In an in-depth interview at C-SPAN’s Washington, DC studio on May 13, Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) appealed for the Republican Party to change its ways so it can be viewed […]


Nashville’s famous Music Row studios threatened by wrecking balls

By Meagan Fitzpatrick CBC News May 18, 2015   Nashville’s famous Music Row studios threatened by wrecking balls Rapid development is changing the landscape of an area considered sacred by musicians     Nashville’s Music Row is that renowned neighbourhood, spanning just a few blocks, where musicians, song writers and industry executives have produced legendary music […]

The old RCA Studio A is in this building at 30 Music Square West and is the site where many famous musicians, past and present, have recorded. Last year it was going to be torn down and a condominium built but was saved at the last minute and is now owned by people who want to preserve it. (Meagan Fitzpatrick/CBC)

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN)

Sen. Bob Corker Thinks the NSA Is Collecting Too Little of Our Private Information!

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute May 14, 2015   Sen. Bob Corker Thinks the NSA Is Collecting Too Little of Our Private Information!     United States Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) made news on Wednesday with his astounding comment that he is “shocked” by “how little data” the National Security Agency (NSA) is collecting […]


The Day The (Rock) Music Died On Knoxville Airwaves

By ChrisInMaryville May 10, 2015   The Day The (Rock) Music Died On Knoxville Airwaves     It appears that the freedom of choice for music fans in Knoxville and many surrounding counties has been dashed in hopes of growing corporate profits while maintaining a status quo ideology of people living in east Tennessee. The […]

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Leaked Emails Claim Tennessee Governor to Pressure Lawmakers on Obamacare By Violating HIPAA

By Barry Donegan Truth In Media May 7, 2015   Leaked Emails Claim Tennessee Governor to Pressure Lawmakers on Obamacare By Violating HIPAA Leaked emails, obtained exclusively by Truth In Media, between Tennessee’s director of Legislative Affairs and a state senator, allege that Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s administration intends to release unprecedented private information about […]


Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Signs Cannabis Oil Legalization Bill into Law

By Barry Donegan Truth In Media May 5, 2015   Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam Signs Cannabis Oil Legalization Bill into Law On Monday, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill into law legalizing the use of low-THC cannabis oil to treat some medical conditions including severe seizure disorders and epilepsy.     On Monday, Tennessee […]

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Tennessee Outlaws Speed Cameras

By Truth In Media Team BenSwann.com April 23, 2015   Tennessee Outlaws Speed Cameras     NASHVILLE, April 22, 2015– On Wednesday, the Tennessee General Assembly voted to outlaw unmanned speed cameras used to issue traffic tickets. Followed by a 29:1 Senate vote in favor of the ban, the House voted 74:16:1. “My office has […]

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