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The Republican’s Education Bill, The Prosper Act, will do no such thing

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There are currently 6 million job openings in the United States. Job openings are in part due to a huge tech oriented skills shortage. The current administration plans on gutting public education and removing subsidies that have been necessary for young adults to receive post-graduate higher education. The New Republican spending bill will likely make…

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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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Dean Makes Solutions His Priority in Bid For Governors Office

in Election 2018/Politics

The race for the Tennessee governor’s mansion is heating up in what promises to be the most contentious mid-term election in recent history. Historically, Tennessee has alternated between parties, generally tracking opposite the White House, although these are far from typical times in American politics. The two front-runners in terms of name recognition, and cash…

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Not A Piece of Cake After All

in Law/Politics

  A seemingly minor dispute over a wedding cake that should have been settled in Judge Judy’s court has now become a serious threat to what is left of this country’s anti-discrimination legal doctrine. The case, now known as Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, was argued in the U.S. Supreme Court last…

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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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The Real Face of Federal Dependency

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Everyone knows the trope, the welfare queens, sitting in taxpayer funded housing, eating lobster and steak paid for by food stamps, cranking out babies to increase that welfare check.  “She used 80 names, 30 addresses, 15 telephone numbers to collect food stamps, Social Security, veterans’ benefits for four nonexistent deceased veteran husbands, as well as welfare.…

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