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White House :: TN :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 19:47:45 -0700 | political-news

The crises in Ukraine and Gaza have created new problems for a White House that has sought to project President Obama as above politics. Obama is being slammed by critics for stopping for burgers in Delaware and then speaking at...
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Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Clarksville :: TN :: USA | updated 2014-07-21 22:07:19 -0700 | political-news

The national network of coalfield organizations said the 62-page report fills the role of canary in the coal mine, by highlighting a host of chronic problems with the state Department of Environmental Protection's mining application review process, including outdated procedures...
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Breaking News: Medicaid expansion: Will GOP governors who take a pass pay political price?
Posted by: MrGrassroots

Memphis :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-11-21 12:54:18 -0800 | political-news

One of the key components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is the so-called Medicaid expansion, which will bring quality insurance coverage to the least among us. Effective Jan.1, 2014, Medicaid will include those individuals between the ages...
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Posted by: Jerome McCollom

Nashville :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-08-29 10:04:28 -0700 | political-news

Issues in the News I. A Philadelphia Police Lt. was fired for striking a woman who he believed had squirted water on him during a parade. He was wrong, even if she was the one who had actually did it....
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Breaking News: The 50th anniversary of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic "I Have a Dream" Speech
Posted by: Mary Grace Keiner

Memphis :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-08-28 16:51:27 -0700 | political-news

In August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his iconic speech 'I Have a Dream', in which he hopes that racism in America should end, at Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington D.C. for Jobs and Freedom. "I...
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Breaking News: Idiot judge violates separation of church and state
Posted by: Chelsea Hoffman

Newport :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:04 -0700 | political-news

Child support magistrate Lu Ann Ballew trampled all over the 1st Amendment rights of mother Jaleesa Martin when she ordered that she change the name of her seven-month-old son. The zealot judge took issue with the child's name being "Messiah"...
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Breaking News: Obama's economy: High stock market, high unemployment equals no sequel
Posted by: Harold Michael Harvey, JD SelectMedia

Gatlinburg :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

Commentary During the 2008 presidential campaign, I somehow had convinced my wife that if I could spend a year alone in the mountains of Tennessee, I could write the next great American novel. So we packed a U-Haul with a...
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Breaking News: The universal beauty of socially correct politics
Posted by: Shortsleeves

Nashville :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:03 -0700 | political-news

"We live in succession, in division, in parts, in particles. Meantime within man is the soul of the whole; the wise silence; the universal beauty, to which every part and particle is equally related." Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote those thoughts...
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Nashville :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:01 -0700 | political-news

Stacy Campfield (R) knoxville provided jolts to a scientific community he knows nothing off, "a guy had sex with a monkey and that is how aids started. "Aids being reduced to a inanimate object. He then stated ,the heroin addicts...
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Posted by: Jerome McCollom

Nashville :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-04-08 07:31:37 -0700 | political-news

I wish I wasn't writing this column, but alas, theocracy and Christian nationalism never sleeps. In the state of North Carolina there is a bill, with considerable Republican support, to enact a state church. The idea behind this bill is...
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Posted by: Jerome McCollom

Memphis :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-02-24 11:52:43 -0800 | political-news

About issues in the news: Tim Tebow, who seems to be a nice guy but really is an awful quarterback, was going to speak at a church by ultra rightwing Dallas Pastor Robert Jeffres. Jeffress, known for his rampant homophobia...
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Breaking News: The Assault Weapon Question
Posted by: Lauren Brown Jarvis

Nashville :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-02-25 07:07:49 -0800 | political-news

First and foremost, I am pro-gun and support gun ownership. As a Southern black woman living in America, I take my God given right to protect my own safety and that of my family quite seriously. So yay Second Amendment,...
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Breaking News: TN rep. believes gays are "the biggest bullies" in the world and Jesus in a hall
Posted by: Jerome McCollom

Nashville :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-02-08 12:01:14 -0800 | political-news

President Obama just attended the National Prayer Breakfast. It is a breakfast, with prayer, attended by members of Congress and the president, since the 1950s. I was thinking how awesome it would be for President Obama to attend a convention...
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Nashville :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-02-04 19:55:08 -0800 | political-news

There was a mistake that occured in Tennessee in Nashville and it could be a costly accident. The top Prosecutor in Nashville says he is planning on a plethora of appeals if the persons involved didn't like the verdict. The...
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Breaking News: Proposed Tennessee law would cut welfare to failing students' families
Posted by: Herbert Dyer, Jr. SelectMedia

Knoxville :: TN :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

The Knoxville News Sentinel is reporting that a Tennessee state senator has crafted and introduced a bill that will cut welfare benefits for families of children who do not make “satisfactory academic progress” in school. The Sentinel reports that Knoxville...
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