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Citizens 4 Ethics In Government

Yesterday, a political action committee called Citizens 4 Ethics In Government spent tens of thousands of dollars to prop up the re-election campaign of U.S. Representative Scott DesJarlais, a Republican from Tennessee’s 4th congressional district.

There are ethical questions about Citizens 4 Ethics In Government’s interference in the 4th district race. Almost all of the [...]

Tennessee Church Blasts Non-Christian Public School Kids As The Enemy

Parents have written messages to the school district and to the Germantown Baptist Church complaining about the preacher’s conduct, but there is little hope of preventing similar incidents in the future. After all, the Supreme Court has ruled that such coercive denigration of non-Christians at events held by local governments is a valuable American “tradition”. [...]

5 Things You Might Wish You Never Found Out About This Morning

From the NSA to the Truth Fairy, here are the top 5 unfortunate stories in today’s news. [...]

Tennessee Politicians Save Their Constituents From A Muslim Conspiracy Of Cleanliness

Thank you, Tennessee Republicans, for keeping your priorities straight, protecting us from the Muslim menace of clean floors. What’s next? Will followers of Osama Bin Laden demand that we start washing our hands before eating dinner? It’s Sharia, I tell you! Sharia! [...]

With Corker and Clayton out of the Question, Write in Jim Maynard for Senate in TN

If your politics are anywhere to the left of Pat Robertson, the two major parties offer no viable option in the Tennessee Senate race.

Consider the Republican incumbent, Bob Corker. Corker may have good hair, but he’s got a nasty policy record. In 2011 Corker blocked a move to end special tax breaks for big [...]

Poverty Higher In States That Ban Atheists From Public Office

States that prohibit atheists from holding public office have a higher average rate of poverty (15.4%) than states that allow atheists to hold public office (13.1%). [...]

Senator Bob Corker Served His Lunch By Lobbyists

Among the lobbyists who are hosting the cash bar for Senator Bob Corker at Hogan Lovells LLC tomorrow are Kate Fulton, a lobbyist who works exclusively for BlackRock Capital Management; and Jade West, a lobbyist employed by the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors. Who knows who else might show up at this very special meal? [...]

134th Way to Exasperate a Liberal: Pull a Religious Bigotry Twofer

… in which Herman Cain and Susan Lynn dream up schemes to infringe on American Muslims’ civil liberties now because they just might put a door ding in the metaphorical Hummer of American Christianity later. Read on … [...]

Why Should I Pay Taxes?

Why should I have to pay taxes? Why don’t we cut more taxes? Why don’t we outsource everything to private companies?

News Item: Tennesee fire department with pay-for-service plan watches while non-paying house burns to the ground.

“Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society,” said Oliver Wendell Holmes. Without a tax structure for [...]

The Fire of Fanaticism in Murfreesboro

The fire has set back plans for the Islamic Center, but was it purposefully set? It’s a story to keep an eye on, but a with a dose of restraint. [...]

National Movement Emerges to deny Americans the Right to Worship

Laurie Goodstein of the New York Times does good service this morning, informing us that a movement against religious freedom is spreading far and wide across America.

We’ve heard before of a push by Sarah Palin, Mark Williams and other prominent figures in the GOP-controlled wing of the “Tea Party” to ban the building of [...]