Can We Finally Agree That Sanctuary Cities Are A Failed Experiment? (Op-Ed)

For Several Decades, A Collection Of Progressive States, Counties And Cities Have Conducted An Experiment Called Sanctuary Policies. Based On A Preponderance Of Evidence, Especially In The Last Few Years, It Is Time To Declare America’s Experiment With Sanctuary Policies To Be A Complete Failure And Seek A Better Way.

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Docs Offer Glimpse Inside Censorship Industrial Complex [Op-Ed]

Welcome To The Censorship Industrial Complex. It’s Rather Like The Old “Military Industrial Complex,” Which Was Shorthand For The Military, Private Companies, And Academia Working Together To Achieve U.S. Battlefield Dominance, With The R&D Funded By The Government That Buys The Final Product.
But The Censorship Industrial Complex Builds Algorithms, Not Bombers. The Players Aren’t Raytheon And Boeing, But Social Media Companies, Tech Startups, And Universities And Their Institutes. The Foes To Be Dominated Are American Citizens Whose Opinions Diverge From Government Narratives.

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Civil Disobedience (Op-Ed By James V. Ferguson, MD)

We Are In Danger Of Losing America. This Pains Me And Is Driving Me Towards Passive Resistance And Civil Disobedience. It Worked For Gandhi And MLK. “Just Say No” Is A Proven Strategy. I Am Adding This To My List Of Things We Can Do To Correct The Disaster Of The Biden Presidency. To Reiterate: We Must Vote, We Can Boycott, You Should Obey The Law, But Hold Accountable Those Who Unjustly Apply It. And We Must Be Courageous And Challenge The Misinformed By Refusing To Accept Their False Narratives, Even If This Threatens Friendships.

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Unfair Hospital Practices Hurt Tennessee Families (Op-Ed)

Americans Are Feeling The Impact Of Higher Prices Everyday – From Basic Necessities Like Groceries And Gas, To Back-To-School Clothes And Trips To Visit Family.
Unfortunately, Health Care Is Not Excluded From This List. All Too Often, Families Are Being Forced To Make Difficult Financial Decisions, Between Affording Basic Needs Or Attending A Doctor’s Appointment. People Should Never Have To Forgo Health Care Visits Or Treatment Due To Cost. But Unfortunately, A Range Of Factors Keep Health Care Costs High, Straining Both Tennessee Families And Small Businesses.

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The Democratic People’s Republic Of Farragutstan Vs Murphy (Op-Ed By Sean Murphy)

You Probably Know By Now That The Totalitarians In The Democratic People’s Republic Of Farragutstan (DPRF) Took Your Favorite East Tennessee Host To Local Farragut Court To Have Me Fined For Putting Up A Yard Display Criticizing The Three Stooges Of The DPRF Mayor Ron Williams And Aldermen Louise Povlin And Scott Meyer.
Here Are Some Of The Low-Lights Of The Night.

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Who Gets To Define “The Greater Good” For A Tennessee Community? (Op-ed By Don Beehler)

Real Leadership Is Considerate And Respectful Of All Points Of View. It Listens Rather Than Lectures, Acknowledging That Those With Other Opinions Also Want What Is Best For The Community. It Trusts Voters To Be Intelligent And Informed Enough To Sort Through The Issues On Their Own, Without A Coalition Telling Us What’s In Our Best Interests.

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Barbie & Ken Meet Miguel & Rocio (Op-Ed By Thomas Budds)

The Sound Of Freedom Documents Real Sex Slavery Occurring Right Now But Couldn’t Get Funding And Was “Thwarted” For Five Years. The Daily Rape Of Boys And Girls Didn’t Seem To Touch The Hearts Of Financiers, In Fact, The Movie Was Broadly Discouraged With Minimal Distribution. Support For The Movie Had To Be Championed From The Pulpits Of Christian Churches Across The Nation. Unfortunately, It Took A Grassroots Effort To Pull At Christian Heartstrings And Bring About Peer, Or “Pew” Pressure, If You Will, For A Movie With A Strong Moral Message, Real Life Consequences, And A Call-To-Action.
In Contrast, Barbie Had No Grassroots Effort As It Recently Surpassed One Billion In Sales In A Celebration Of Self-Indulgence And Was Viewed By Many Of The Same Christians That Saw What Happened To Miguel And Rocio. And Isn’t It Just Like “Today’s” Disney Management To End The Story With Barbie Left On Her Own In Pursuit To Find Out Who She Really Is, Thus, Leaving The Door Open For Barbie To Stare Into A Bowl Of Alphabet Gender Soup Becoming Her Own God Of Self-Creation In The Sequel.

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Three States Have Age Verification Requirements To Access Internet Pornography: Why Not Tennessee?

In Three States, Utah, Mississippi And Louisiana, A Person Must Present Identification Showing That They Are Over The Age Of 18 To Access Internet Pornography. Four More States, Florida, Kansas, South Dakota And West Virginia Are Introducing Similar Legislation; Why Not Tennessee?

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What Does Governor Lee’s Demand For A Red Flag Special Session, And That Failure, Tell Us About Who Supports The 2nd Amendment?

Shortly After The Tennessee Firearms Association Sent Out Its Report On The Special Session, We Started Receiving A Lot Of Inquiries From Tennesseans Who Wanted To Know “Who The Problem Republicans Are”, Or “Did My Representative And Senator Protect Our Rights” Or “Are You Going To Send Out A List Of Which Republicans Need To Be Replaced.”

However, It Is Not Easy To Determine Which Legislators Do And Do Not Support And Defend Your Second Amendment Rights. That Is Collectively Intentional On Their Part.

Here Are A Few Reasons Why…

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Running For Office Without This Is Embarrassing…

As you get older, you learn there are two kinds of wisdom.
This first kind is what you discover from lived experience: Successes and failures – mainly trial and error.
The second kind of wisdom is learned through the experiences of others: Books, courses, manuals, instruction sets or conversations.
For the most part, the more important and PUBLIC an undertaking is, the more likely we are to seek out the wisdom of others BEFORE we go headlong into a project or venture.
Important decisions made in the presence of our loved ones – and the public in general – require a lot of prayer, counsel, and the gathering of resources in ADVANCE.
This goes double for those who are seeking elected office in Tennessee – or those who hope to help them – because nothing is more public or visible than running for office.
Simply put, running for office without seeking professional help on the mindset, strategies or resources needed to WIN can be, well, embarrassing.

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