Tennessee Daily News Feed

IT’S BAAAACK!!! HASLAM MAKING ANOTHER RUN AT A GAS TAX INCREASE.

IT’S BAAAACK!!! HASLAM MAKING ANOTHER RUN AT A GAS TAX INCREASE.

Apparently, overtaxing us by over half a billion dollars (that’s what a surplus is) is not enough for the Haslamists. They want MORE of your money!!! CLICK HERE. How many legislators are ready to line up for a tax increase in an election year? Let’s get a show of hands. […]

 
 

REPUBLICANS CUT SPECIAL DEAL TO ELIMINATE COMPETITION FOR THE LIQUOR LOBBY.

REPUBLICANS CUT SPECIAL DEAL TO ELIMINATE COMPETITION FOR THE LIQUOR LOBBY.

Republican legislators are creating a special protection for liquor stores to eliminate multi-store competition, while allowing grocery stores across the state to own multiple locations to sell wine. CLICK HERE.  A blatant example of crony capitalism as legislators let lobbyists buy special deals for their clients with campaign contributions. The […]

 
 

GOP HAS HUGE LEAD OVER DEMOCRATS IN FUNDRAISING.

GOP HAS HUGE LEAD OVER DEMOCRATS IN FUNDRAISING.

Money follows who is in charge. CLICK HERE.

 
 

BATTLE FOR TENNESSEE EVANGELICALS INTENSIFIES.

BATTLE FOR TENNESSEE EVANGELICALS INTENSIFIES.

There are three significant players battling it out for a win in Tennessee March 1: Trump, Cruz and Rubio. CLICK HERE.

 
 

RUBIO DRAWS BIG CROWD IN TENNESSEE VISIT.

RUBIO DRAWS BIG CROWD IN TENNESSEE VISIT.

About 4,000 turned out to see Marco Rubio in Franklin today. CLICK HERE.

 
 

TEA POISED TO SUFFER A HUGE LOSS IN MEMBERSHIP.

TEA POISED TO SUFFER A HUGE LOSS IN MEMBERSHIP.

Once Tennessee teachers have an easy exit ramp from supporting the teachers union how many will re-up? If other states are a guide, TEA could lose a third of its members and most of its political clout. CLICK HERE. Having already lost their Memphis affiliates, TEA is facing a rough […]

 
 

TENNESSEE SCHOOL VOUCHER BILL DELAYED TO REVIEW AMENDMENTS.

TENNESSEE SCHOOL VOUCHER BILL DELAYED TO REVIEW AMENDMENTS.

The votes are close and both sides are claiming they have the votes to pass or defeat the bill. Someone is wrong. CLICK HERE.

 
 

CRUZ DOUBLES LEGISLATIVE ENDORSEMENTS IN TENNESSEE.

CRUZ DOUBLES LEGISLATIVE ENDORSEMENTS IN TENNESSEE.

The MTSU poll claims that Trump is leading Cruz in Tennessee. Of course the MTSU poll that the Tennessean cites so often polled registered voters rather than likely voters; and only a small portion of Republican voters. Bogus poll, either poorly done or intentionally deceptive. Look for the endorsements of […]

 
 

TIMOTHY HILL ELECTED GOP MAJORITY WHIP.

TIMOTHY HILL ELECTED GOP MAJORITY WHIP.

Another shot across the bow of the Haslam/Harwell team by the House conservatives. Or maybe a direct hit? CLICK HERE. The vote was 38-33, despite Harwell instructing all of her committee chairs to vote for Travis. CLICK HERE. Big news? You betcha, as Sarah Palin might say.

 
 

FINCHER CALLS IT QUITS.

FINCHER CALLS IT QUITS.

Big political news from West Tennessee! After just three terms, Congressman Stephen Fincher is going home to Frog Jump. CLICK HERE. Sen. Kelsey and Dr. Flinn are already in. Kustoff, too. What about Rep. Andy Holt?? Scott Golden? Frankie Lax?