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Thursday, 13 June 2019
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The organizers of Bonnaroo enthusiastically talk about "the 24-7 experience" for their fans as being the largest camping festival in North America. With this year being the largest crowd in 17 years, they are expecting a "sold out festival."   Does Jesus go to Bonnaroo? I'm sure this question ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/13/2019 9:00 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 22 May 2019
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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A local lawmaker is calling for House Speaker Glen Casada to step down and that could come with a price. Money for a Special Session would come from the regular operating budget, costing taxpayers thousands of dollars. On Tuesday, Representative Mike Carter of Ooltewah announced ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/22/2019 1:56 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
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Now that the majority of House Republican Caucus members said they have no confidence in Speaker Glen Casada's leadership, unless he steps down, talk of a special legislative session is heating up. Indeed, late Monday evening, Republican Gov. Bill Lee said that he is prepared to call a special session ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/21/2019 8:38 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
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In response to the State House Republican Caucus meeting which delivered a 45-24 vote of no confidence in Glen Casada (R-Franklin) continuing as Speaker, Casada and House Republican leadership issued divergent statements. Casada, who has been under tremendous public scrutiny as the first year of ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/21/2019 8:37 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
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Following a vote of no confidence Monday by the House Republican caucus, Gov. Bill Lee says he will call the legislature back for a special session if Speaker Glen Casada does not resign. "Today House Republicans sent a clear message, and I'm prepared to call a special session if the Speaker doesn't ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/21/2019 8:35 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
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Tennessee Republicans declared Monday that they've lost faith in House Speaker Glen Casada after an unprecedented vote by rank-and-file GOP members. Senior Republican leaders released a letter calling on Casada to resign, and Gov. Bill Lee announced he's ready to call a special session if the Franklin ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/21/2019 8:34 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Tuesday, 21 May 2019
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NASHVILLE, Tennessee – After approximately three hours, House Republican Caucus members emerged from a closed meeting and announced that a secret ballot resulted in a 45-24 vote of no confidence in Speaker Glen Casada (R-Franklin). Protesters awaiting House GOP Caucus members in front of the meeting ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/21/2019 8:32 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 13 May 2019
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The economist J.K. Galbraith once wrote, “Faced with a choice between changing one’s mind and proving there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy with the proof.” Leo Tolstoy was even bolder: “The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/13/2019 12:42 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 13 May 2019
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America’s public life is disordered; our discourse toxic. Competing lists of scandals and abuses (calls for impeachment, “nuclear options,” attacks on free speech, and so on) are long and shop-worn—and often miss the real issue that something profound, systemic, and dangerous has happened to our nation. ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/13/2019 12:41 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Wednesday, 24 April 2019
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I’m sitting in a small coffee shop near Nokomis trying to think of what to write about. I scroll through my newsfeed on my phone looking at the latest headlines of Democratic candidates calling for policies to “fix” the so-called injustices of capitalism. I put my phone down and continue to look around. ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/24/2019 1:04 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Thursday, 18 April 2019
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Many Democratic Party leaders expressed outrage at the revelation that Attorney General William Barr will host a press conference Thursday morning, prior to the Mueller report being sent to members of Congress. After nearly two years of investigation, a redacted version of special counsel Robert ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/18/2019 9:00 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Thursday, 18 April 2019
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Today is the day. It’s arrived. The report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller is about to be released. Attorney General William Barr will host a press conference at 9:30 A.M EST. Congress will receive their copies of it at 11 A.M. President Trump could host his own presser after the attorney general ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/18/2019 8:58 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Thursday, 18 April 2019
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We’ll probably see another wave of this tomorrow, but in case you missed it, The Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald went on a rampage against the mainstream media for peddling the Russian collusion myth. Now, Greenwald is no conservative writer. He’s not an establishment liberal either. I guess you can call ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/18/2019 8:56 AM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 8 April 2019
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Ohio could be the next state to jump on the popular vote bandwagon and abandon the country's method of choosing a president by counting states' electoral votes. The "Presidential Election Popular Vote" amendment received initial approval from Attorney General Dave Yost on Monday. The measure would ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/08/2019 12:08 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 8 April 2019
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A bill introduced to the Legislature on Monday would add Oregon to the list of states agreeing to the National Popular Vote Compact if lawmakers agree and voters endorse the decision in November 2018.  Legislators are likely to a pass the bill this year because the key lawmaker blocking the national ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/08/2019 12:07 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 8 April 2019
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New Mexico is the latest state to join a compact pledging to devote its electoral votes to the winner of the popular vote in future presidential elections if enough states sign on. Democratic state Sen. Carlos Cisneros cosponsored the bill, which was signed by Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/08/2019 12:05 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 8 April 2019
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The move toward a “National Popular Vote,” under which all Electoral College votes from states participating in an interstate compact would go to the candidate with the most popular votes, is moving forward again this year. Colorado’s new governor, Jared Polis, recently signed a bill adding Colorado ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/08/2019 12:03 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Monday, 8 April 2019
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by Fred Lucas The nonprofit organization building a coalition of states that favor choosing the president by popular vote promotes itself as nonpartisan, but is financed by millions of dollars from left-leaning groups. Some of the leaders of the movement are prominent Republicans, and most of ...Read More...
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Posted on 04/08/2019 12:01 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Thursday, 28 March 2019
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This is getting very serious. It won’t stop with David Horowitz or me. The Left is moving quickly to silence all dissenting voices in the run-up to the 2018 elections. The freedom of speech is the foundation of a free society, and it is rapidly being destroyed in the United States. Not only are Horowitz, ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/28/2019 12:06 PM by Bobbie Patray
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Thursday, 28 March 2019
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The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is a “highly profitable scam” that “never lived up to the values it espoused,” according to former SPLC staffer Bob Moser. The New Yorker on Thursday published a scathing essay from Moser, now a Rolling Stone reporter, accusing the left-wing non-profit of “ripping ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/28/2019 12:03 PM by Bobbie Patray
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