Here are the Blogs in the Government
Monday, 25 January 2021
By Andrew W. Coy January 23, 2021
I sure wish I had not learned so much over the last five years. In retrospect, five short years ago seems almost like Mayberry. Here are some important things that I didn’t know five years ago or now.
There actually is a deep state and they really do ...Read More...
Posted on 01/25/2021 11:45 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 23 November 2020
By Melanie Arter | November 20, 2020 | 3:25pm EST
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley questioned Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s plan to pay for a Green New Deal and Medicare for All, asking where the money will come from when she wants to pay people to stay home and not work and she wants ...Read More...
Posted on 11/23/2020 5:32 AM by Bobbie Patray
Friday, 10 July 2020
July 10, 2020 Laura Baigert
After Governor Bill Lee weighed in on the State Capitol Commission (SCC) vote regarding the removal of the Nathan Bedford Forrest bust from the second floor of the State Capitol, by a 9 to 2 vote the body complied with his request.
The original motion of removing ...Read More...
Posted on 07/10/2020 6:30 AM by Bobbie Patray
Friday, 15 May 2020
May 14, 2020
Nashville has suffered the steepest drop in consumer spending of any major metropolitan area in the U.S due to COVID-19, according to a report Wednesday in the Nashville Business Journal,
The Journal used information obtained from Harvard’s new Opportunity Insights Economic ...Read More...
Posted on 05/15/2020 6:39 AM by Bobbie Patray
Friday, 3 April 2020
Politicians used the largest spending bill in U.S. history to force through a wide variety of earmarks and partisan boondoggles on the backs of future taxpayers.
What do increased funds for NPR, the John F. Kennedy Center, or refugee assistance have to do with aiding Americans harmed by the ...Read More...
Posted on 04/03/2020 5:17 AM by Bobbie Patray
Friday, 27 March 2020
Posted By Ian Schwartz
On Date March 23, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci says the White House Coronavirus Task Force is working around the clock to fight the coronavirus outbreak in an interview with Mark Levin on FNC's 'Life, Liberty & Levin.' Fauci said Trump has never challenged him on the science of ...Read More...
Posted on 03/27/2020 10:53 AM by Bobbie Patray
Tuesday, 24 March 2020
by Victor Davis Hanson
In all the gloom and doom, and media-driven nihilism, there is actually an array of good news. As many predicted, as testing spreads, and we get a better idea of the actual number and nature of cases, the death rate from coronavirus slowly but also seems to steadily ...Read More...
Posted on 03/24/2020 6:33 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 6 February 2020
President Trump’s Department of Labor is fighting the administrative state—and benefiting the economy.
In the Clint Eastwood movie Magnum Force, Eastwood’s character Inspector “Dirty” Harry Callahan said that a good man always knows his limitations. As it turns out, a good man has a lot in common ...Read More...
Posted on 02/06/2020 7:05 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 30 December 2019
By Rep. Mark Green | Fox News
As I conclude my first year representing Tennessee’s Seventh District in Congress, I’m more convinced than ever that the only thing that will save America is what started America: Federalism.
Imagine that governing is like two concentric circles representing ...Read More...
Posted on 12/30/2019 5:16 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 5 August 2019
The latest version of the Almanac of American Politics declares Tennessee’s battleground days to be in the past. The folks over at the Almanac have graciously given the TNJ: On the Hill blog permission to post this sneak peak at the state profile to be published in the latest edition, which comes out ...Read More...
Posted on 08/05/2019 11:51 AM by Bobbie Patray
Saturday, 9 March 2019
Mark Green, Guest ColumnistPublished 7:00 p.m. CT March 4, 2019
New Congressman Mark Green questions why the Democratic Party embraces the Green New Deal, Medicare for All and no border wall
A question for Democrats reading this message. Do you know and approve of what top members in your ...Read More...
Posted on 03/09/2019 6:53 PM by Bobbie Patray
Tuesday, 5 March 2019
NASHVILLE, Tennessee – In his first State of the State Address, Governor Bill Lee struck an uplifting tone while laying out the four priorities of his legislative and budget agenda in an hour-long speech that received about 20 standing ovations.
In a joint session of the Tennessee General Assembly ...Read More...
Posted on 03/05/2019 5:03 AM by Bobbie Patray
Friday, 1 March 2019
27 Feb 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and freshman congresswomen Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Jahana Hayes (D-CT) appear on the March cover of Rolling Stone, the magazine announced Wednesday.
As part of its “Women Shaping the Future” edition, Rolling ...Read More...
Posted on 03/01/2019 6:33 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 25 February 2019
So, apparently, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is a little stung by all the critics, even some on her side of the aisle, trashing her Green New Deal. It’s a wide-ranging arc of criticism, from the bill is too ambitious to it’s totally insane; it’s become the Republicans’ favorite punching bag. ...Read More...
Posted on 02/25/2019 8:31 AM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 6 February 2019
Here are the special guests who will join the President and First Lady at the U.S. Capitol when President Donald J. Trump delivers the second State of the Union Address of his presidency.
This year’s guests come from all different walks of life, and each has an incredible story to tell. No matter ...Read More...
Posted on 02/06/2019 9:13 AM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 6 February 2019
February 4, 2019
by Fred Lucas
President Donald Trump is moving to make over the liberal 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which has delivered some of the most stinging judicial setbacks to his agenda.
Trump announced three nominations this week to the San Francisco-based appeals court, ...Read More...
Posted on 02/06/2019 4:51 AM by Bobbie Patray
Tuesday, 15 January 2019
WEST VIRGINIA, January 10, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Among the new lawmakers beginning their political careers this month is Caleb Hanna, who is making history as the nation’s youngest black legislator, as well as a young man who says faith and the right to life are central to his worldview.
While ...Read More...
Posted on 01/15/2019 6:03 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 7 January 2019
When the 111th General Assembly convenes on Tuesday, it will mark the beginning of a new era in Tennessee politics.
There will be at least 31 new faces — 27 in the House — and more to come in the future after two special elections are decided later this year.
There will be a new speaker of the ...Read More...
Posted on 01/07/2019 1:12 PM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 7 January 2019
A Democratic House member introduced two proposed constitutional amendments on his party’s first day in power, one of which would abolish the Electoral College.
Rep. Steve Cohen, Tennessee Democrat and a Judiciary Committee member, said in a statement that that proposal was inspired by his party’s ...Read More...
Posted on 01/07/2019 8:45 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 7 January 2019
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) took her ceremonial oath of office holding her hand on a copy of the Constitution rather than a religious text such as the Bible.
Vice President Pence can be seen in video of the moment ending Sinema's oath by saying the standard words, "so help you God?," to which Sinema ...Read More...
Posted on 01/07/2019 8:40 AM by Bobbie Patray