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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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The Children’s Crusade

in Law/Politics
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Next week thousands of students will ‘walk out’ for 17 minutes,  for each of the 17 victims in the latest headline grabbing attack that took place recently in Florida. Are children allowed to do this? Is it too disruptive? What are the odds of this actually happening to any individual student? As many ask these…

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