Tennessee


The Antiwar Conservatives, With Rep. John Duncan, Jr.

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute August 8, 2017   The Antiwar Conservatives, With Rep. John Duncan, Jr.   What is it like to vote against war in a conservative Congressional district? Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) found out that you can vote your conscience, explain it to your constituents, and continue to get elected. And educate […]

The Antiwar Conservatives, With Rep. John Duncan, Jr.

“I’LL KEEP DOING IT UNTIL I RUN OUT OF BATTERIES”: TENNESSEE SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES TORTURE INMATE WITH TASERS

“I’LL KEEP DOING IT UNTIL I RUN OUT OF BATTERIES”: TENNESSEE SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES TORTURE INMATE WITH TASERS

By Will Porter The Daily Sheeple August 3, 2017   “I’LL KEEP DOING IT UNTIL I RUN OUT OF BATTERIES”: TENNESSEE SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES TORTURE INMATE WITH TASERS     Three deputies from the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Department have been placed on administrative leave after several videos surfaced depicting the officers torturing an 18-year-old inmate in 2016. The inmate, […]


Tennessee Jails Offer Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For Sterilization

Tennessee Jails Offer Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For Sterilization

By Dawn Luger The Daily Sheeple July 24, 2017   Tennessee Jails Offer Inmates Shorter Sentences In Exchange For Sterilization     In an effort to make sure those deemed “unworthy” of reproduction by the government do not reproduce, one Tennessee county is offering a reduced sentence to inmates who undergo sterilization. Of course, this isn’t […]


The High Cost of “Free” College

By Nathan Keeble Mises Institute July 14, 2017   The High Cost of “Free” College   Tennessee Promise, and now Tennessee Reconnect, are the first programs of their kind in the United States. Through these programs designed by now gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd, the state will pay tuition for all that seek an associates degree […]

The High Cost of "Free" College

Glenn Jacobs for Knox County Mayor 2018 – “Lighting the Way for Our Future”

By Chris ChrisInMaryville.net April 11, 2017   Glenn Jacobs for Knox County Mayor 2018 – “Lighting the Way for Our Future”     It is official!  Glenn Jacobs announced this afternoon that he will run for mayor of Knox County, Tennessee. As an East Tennessee businessman, Glenn Jacobs owns an insurance firm in Halls, Jacobs Insurance […]

Glenn Jacobs for Knox County Mayor 2018 – “Lighting the Way for Our Future”

How Much of your State's Debt Rests on your Shoulders

How Much of your State’s Debt Rests on your Shoulders

By Raul Howmuch.net April 11, 2017   How Much of your State’s Debt Rests on your Shoulders   Uncle Sam is not the only one who can raise taxes and borrow money on your behalf. Those powers also belong to each and every state in the Union – and they all exercise them. Which means […]


How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals

By David Rosenthal The Daily Signal March 1, 2017   How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals     Giving physical therapy to animals usually isn’t too controversial, but apparently in Tennessee, it is. A Tennessee licensing board has threatened to criminally prosecute two women for nothing more than helping horses through massage therapy. Their case […]

How Tennessee Criminalized Compassion for Animals

300 Hours Training Required to Shampoo Hair In 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 […]


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 […]

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

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

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 […]


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

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 […]


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 […]