Tennessee


There is Nothing Patriotic or Conservative About Our Bloated Defense Budget

By John J. Duncan, Jr. Ron Paul Institute November 17, 2017   There is Nothing Patriotic or Conservative About Our Bloated Defense Budget     Several times over my 29 years in Congress I have wondered whether there are any fiscal conservatives at the Pentagon. It seems that the Defense Department is just like every other […]

There is Nothing Patriotic or Conservative About Our Bloated Defense Budget

Rep. John Duncan: No Conservative Should Support Staying in Afghanistan

Rep. John Duncan: No Conservative Should Support Staying in Afghanistan

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute November 2, 2017   Rep. John Duncan: No Conservative Should Support Staying in Afghanistan   “We’re long past the time we should have gotten out of Afghanistan,” US Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) told the Oversight & Government Reform Subcommittee on National Security today. The Congressman, who sits on the Ron […]


Corker Uncorked: But the whine tastes like sour grapes

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism October 9, 2017   Corker Uncorked: But the whine tastes like sour grapes     Look, there is no doubt that Trump can be and often is an ass. Obama was wimpy and conniving. Bush seemed bewildered too often. Clinton was a used car salesman. Bush Sr. was an establishmentarian […]

Corker Uncorked: But the whine tastes like sour grapes

Rep. John Duncan: Shut Off the Afghanistan War Money Spigot

Rep. John Duncan: Shut Off the Afghanistan War Money Spigot

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute September 21, 2017   Rep. John Duncan: Shut Off the Afghanistan War Money Spigot   Speaking this month on the floor of the United States House of Representatives, Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) sharply criticized the Afghanistan War, declaring that the war “has always been about money — increased […]


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