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All In The (Tilli$$) Family

    We’re not the only southern state with a  problematic  politician  named Tillis.   Check out the happenings in the Tennessee state legislature (where Thom’s brother serves) :   State Rep. Rick Tillis (R-Lewisburg) has agreed to step down from his majority whip position,…

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Deafening silence on ObamaCare from leaders of ‘conservative revolution’ in Raleigh

      Gov Bill Haslam (R-TN), a moderate who campaigned for Pat McCrory this year, has announced his state will refuse to establish a health exchange called for in the federal  ObamaCare legislation.   That makes 24 of the 50 states that have gone on…

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Tennessee Democrats get a surprise in their US Senate primary

A man espousing conservative and libertarian views convincingly wins Tennessee’s Democrat US Senate primary,  and state Democrats are ready to go to court to invalidate the voters’ choice. The reason?  State Dems say nominee Mark Clayton belongs to a “hate group.”  Which one?  The Klan?…

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Occupy protester urinates on legislative staffer

                        The Right Scoop has a great video clip starring Tennessee state Rep.  Eric Watson, who has clearly had enough of  Occupy Nashville’s antics.  Here’s the money quote from his monologue on the video:…