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Senator Roberts Statement is Nothing New for the Anti-Education Party

in Politics

Much ado has been made recently about State Senator Kerry Roberts September 2 call to “get rid of our institutions of higher education” where he went on to call them “liberal breeding grounds”. A public outcry has arisen not just here in Tennessee but has also spread to some national news outlets.   The question we should…

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Trump’s PC Snowflakes

in Politics

Recently I can’t help but reflect back on a point that struck me early on when Trumpism first started to take hold in 2016.  It’s something that has roots even further back than Trump himself and it has to do with the conservative fascination with political correctness.  My observations have shown that they are not…

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In Defense of Justin Jones

in Politics/Social Justice

A local Middle Tennessee publication has continued a foray of political hit pieces on a local Nashville area activist named Justin Jones. This article is in defense of Justin. He is African American, a graduate of a private historically black university in Nashville, Tennessee, and current graduate student at Vanderbilt University. Fisk University was the…

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Acosta Assault Accusation Really an Assault on American’s Intelligence

in Politics

In a Wednesday White House press conference with reporters, President Trump engaged with CNN’s Jim Acosta by calling on him, presumably to make an example of him and vent some of his anger on Republicans massive losses during the mid-term elections.  During this heated exchange the Trump instructed Acosta to sit down, and a White…

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State Senator Roberts Garners Support of Payday Lenders, Big Tobacco, and Big Pharma

in Election 2018/Politics

As the old saying goes “follow the money”, and with the financial disclosures for candidates coming out for the 2018 election, there is no better time than the present to do so. The 25th District State Senator Kerry Roberts recent fundraising disclosure shows that the majority of his money last quarter came from political action…

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Beavers Anti-Islam Event Will No Longer Be Held on Trevecca Campus

in Election 2018/Politics

In response to an outpouring of opposition from the community, students, and alumni, the Mae Beavers anti-Islam event will not be held on the TNU campus.  The event was set to feature three highly controversial speakers, all of which were linked to hate groups by the  Southern Poverty Law Center. Conservative groups have attempted to…

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Beavers to Host Anti-Islam Fundraiser

in Election 2018/Politics

Mae Beavers, whom you may remember as a former State Senator is running as a Republican candidate for governor. In support of her campaign, she is hosting a fundraiser at Trevecca Nazarene University on January 25th under the guise of a “Homeland Security Summit.”   Three white protestant speakers that are all self-proclaimed experts on Islam…

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