Tennessee


300 Hours Training Required to Shampoo Hair In Tennessee

By Against Crony Capitalism May 10, 2016   300 Hours Training Required to Shampoo Hair In Tennessee       Seems legit. There are many nuances to shampooing that we lay people don’t even know exist. And what of emergency situations? What if one has a head full of shampoo and the water suddenly runs […]

300 Hours Training Required to Shampoo Hair In Tennessee

FedEx Employee Falls Asleep Loading Plane In Tennessee, Ends Up In Texas

FedEx Employee Falls Asleep Loading Plane In Tennessee, Ends Up In Texas

By Ashlee Kieler Consumerist April 15, 2016   FedEx Employee Falls Asleep Loading Plane In Tennessee, Ends Up In Texas     Falling asleep on the job is a big no-no. It can end with a reprimand — or worse, a firing — but for one FedEx employee, an on-the-job catnap earned him a flight […]


Tennessee Passes Bill Rejecting Gun Control Imposed By International Law or Treaty

By Joseph Jankowski Planet Free Will.com April 10, 2016   Tennessee Passes Bill Rejecting Gun Control Imposed By International Law or Treaty     On Thursday, the Tennessee senate gave final approval to a bill that sets the foundation to stop enforcement of gun control imposed by international law or treaty. House Bill 2389 would prohibit law enforcement […]

Tennessee Passes Bill Rejecting Gun Control Imposed By International Law or Treaty

Comcast, AT&T Lobbyists Help Kill Community Broadband Expansion In Tennessee

By Chris Morran Consumerist March 16, 2016   Comcast, AT&T Lobbyists Help Kill Community Broadband Expansion In Tennessee     When cable and telecom companies go through the effort of writing anti-consumer legislation for states, they can later be counted on to lobby to keep those laws in place when challenged. Case in point: Lobbyists […]

Comcast, AT&T Lobbyists Help Kill Community Broadband Expansion In Tennessee

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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 […]


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. […]

(Export-Import Bank image courtesy of Tim Evanson)

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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 […]


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 […]

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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)

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 […]


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 […]

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN)