NEWS

Monday, 26 November 2018
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Nine years after Barack Obama forced schools around the country to adopt Common Core, teachers are coming forward with results to prove the controversial teaching method is a failure, and significantly less effective than traditional teaching methods. Parents and teachers across the nation are now ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2018 9:24 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 26 November 2018
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In January, a record number of women will serve in the U.S. House and Senate. Depending on the outcome of races that are still too close to call, the 116th Congress will have anywhere from 109 to 117 women. That is three-and-a-half times as many women as were in the 102nd Congress of 1991-1992. And ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2018 9:15 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 26 November 2018
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that the Garden State would set aside more than $2 million to provide legal aid for low-income immigrants facing deportation. The first-year Democrat announced the allocation in the current fiscal year's budget hours before a federal judge barred the Trump ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2018 9:11 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 26 November 2018
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Edgar Torres-Rangel is now on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Top 10 Most Wanted list. As The Tennessee Star reported, Torres-Rangel is an alleged illegal alien who drove drunk and killed a Bedford County woman, Keri King, last month. According to the TBI’s Facebook page, members of both ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/26/2018 9:07 AM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 21 November 2018
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It was recently revealed that George Soros received approximately nine million dollars of United States taxpayer money from the Obama administration in 2016. The Hungarian born billionaire reportedly used the money to pay for his socialist-communist undertakings in the European country of Albania. Last ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2018 7:00 AM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 21 November 2018
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Today the American Association of Evangelicals (AAE) released an explosive three-minute video: Soros' 'Rented Evangelicals,' exploring the Soros network's funding of "evangelical mascots" and a "Rent-an-Evangelical" tactic to confuse and divide the Christian vote for the pro-faith, pro-life Republican ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/21/2018 7:00 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 19 November 2018
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West Virginia is one of 17 states that forces its taxpayers to pay for elective abortions. But that could change now that state voters approved Amendment 1 saying there is no right to abortion. West Virginians tonight approved a constitutional amendment that makes it clear that their state does not ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2018 10:28 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 19 November 2018
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Alabama voters proved once again that when people get a chance to go to the polls they generally vote for unborn children. And they did just that tonight by approving a amanemdment saying unborn babies have a right to life. The proposed constitutional amendment asked voters to “affirm that it is ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2018 10:26 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 19 November 2018
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The Trump administration today issued a new rule designed to protect Americans from being forced to pay for abortions under Obamacare. Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a new rule directing insurers selling Obamacare plans that cover elective abortion to collect a separate ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2018 10:25 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 19 November 2018
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Today's students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, tablets and e-readers. Teachers, parents and policymakers certainly acknowledge the growing influence of technology and have responded in kind. We've seen more investment in ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2018 9:24 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 19 November 2018
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The Common Core Standards do not require reading complete long works of literature. Even by the time we arrive at the 11th and 12th grade set of standards for reading literature, the standards only refer to "stories, dramas, and poems." There are, throughout the standards, references to Shakespeare ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2018 9:22 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 19 November 2018
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Children as young as two are developing mental health problems because of smartphones and tablets, scientists warn. Just an hour a day staring at a screen can be enough to make children more likely to be anxious or depressed. This could be making them less curious, less able to finish tasks, less ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/19/2018 9:09 AM by Bobbie Patray
Friday, 16 November 2018
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White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says American blue-collar workers are the ones most benefitting from President Donald Trump’s robust economic growth. “We're running solidly. You know who the biggest beneficiaries are? Blue-collar workers. Take a look at the numbers,"  the veteran financial ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2018 9:03 AM by Bobbie Patray
Friday, 16 November 2018
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The growing U.S. economy and improving business environment is bringing black workers back into the labor force, BET founder Robert Johnson told CNBC on Friday. Johnson, the nation's first black billionaire, spoke before Friday's jobs report, which showed nonfarm payrolls rose 103,000 in March, falling ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2018 9:02 AM by Bobbie Patray
Friday, 16 November 2018
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The votes are still being counted, but it’s clear the 2018 elections featured historic turnout thanks to a president who drove both parties to the polls. The midterms were massive in both raw vote totals and participation rates. According to the Associated Press, an estimated 113 million Americans ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/16/2018 9:00 AM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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A release from Gov.-elect Bill Lee: FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Today, Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Lee announced several key leadership positions for his Transition Team and Inaugural Committee. The announcement comes a day after the launch of a new transition website – transition.billlee.com – which seeks ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2018 5:40 PM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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On Friday’s Tennessee Star Report with Steve Gill and Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 am to 8:00 am – the morning duo spoke to “soon to be” Speaker of the Tennessee House Glen Casada about the mid-term elections here in the state of Tennessee, ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2018 5:39 PM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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On the November 9 deadline for Republican members to declare an intention to run for a State House leadership position, the Majority Leader selection just turned from a two-way into a three-way race. As The Tennessee Star reported, the Tennessee House leadership selections will be held this year ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2018 5:36 PM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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Now that the public voting is over and Tennessee state representatives and senators have been elected for the next two or four years, respectively, each legislative body goes about their own nomination process to select their leaders.  The outcome of the selection process will be a strong indication ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2018 5:35 PM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
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The newly elected state representative for Tennessee’s 91st district livestreamed a 15-minute rant on Facebook Wednesday and, said, among other things, Tennessee is a racist state and full of uneducated Republicans. That newly-elected representative, London Lamar, a Democrat from Memphis, also reprimanded ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/14/2018 5:24 PM by Bobbie Patray
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