Tennessee


Rep. John Duncan on Becoming an Antiwar Republican

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute October 26, 2018   Rep. John Duncan on Becoming an Antiwar Republican   Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN), who will retire in January after 30 years in the United States House of Representatives, is the subject of a new biographical feature article at the Knoxville News Sentinel. Included with the article is video […]

Rep. John Duncan on Becoming an Antiwar Republican

Glenn Jacobs, aka WWE pro wrestler Kane, wins Knox County mayoral race

Glenn Jacobs, aka WWE pro wrestler Kane, wins Knox County mayoral race

By Against Crony Capitalism August 3, 2018   Glenn Jacobs, aka WWE pro wrestler Kane, wins Knox County mayoral race   Politically, Jacobs favors limited government and opposes tax increases. From 2007 to 2014, he wrote occasionally for LewRockwell.com, a libertarian blog that bills itself as “anti-state, anti-war, pro-market.”     We congratulate Jacobs on his win. A solid libertarian voice in East Tennessee is in […]


Convictions Thrown Out After Police Caught Paying Labs for Positive DUI Test Results

By Rachel Blevins Free Thought Project February 12, 2018   Convictions Thrown Out After Police Caught Paying Labs for Positive DUI Test Results A judge has ruled that the practice of state forensics labs receiving financial compensation for positive tests that lead to DUI convictions is unconstitutional.     Nashville – The Tennessee Court of Criminal […]

Convictions Thrown Out After Police Caught Paying Labs for Positive DUI Test Results

There is Nothing Patriotic or Conservative About Our Bloated Defense Budget

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 […]


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 […]

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

Corker Uncorked: But the whine tastes like sour grapes

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 […]


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 […]

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

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

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 […]


“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, […]

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