Rep. Blackburn: Obama Acting Like 'Imperial President'
The White House decision to allow healthcare insurers to wait until 2016 before canceling plans that don't comply with Obamacare is just another case of the president overstepping his authority, says Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn.
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Physicist And Congressman Rush Holt On Keystone XL: Tar Sands...
Rush Holt saddened scientists and climate hawks everywhere when he announced last month he would retire at the end of his term in Congress.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Roy Exum: Our Ruse In Congress
The scurrilous crowd that is desperately trying to halt a national effort to eradicate horse abuse, or soring, of Tennessee Walking Horses has just gotten 10 despicable friends.
Rep. Blackburn offers spa and cooking lessons to donors
Making it fun can mean anything from offering a ski outing, a round of golf at an exclusive course or country club or sharing a luxury box at a sporting event or Bruce Springsteen concert.
Mitch McConnell: Obama Budget Is 'Political Stunt'
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell slammed President Barack Obama's $3.9 trillion budget proposal on Tuesday as "not a very serious document."
Blackburn's contradiction on science
What a stunning idea! Now, why does Rep. Blackburn refuse to accept "scientific" tests that have resulted in 97 percent of climate scientists' conclusions that global warming is, indeed, taking place?
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Frank Daniels III: Push to control thought takes many forms
It was a confusing week to be following our nation's communications policies. Just as deadline passed for filing this column, the Federal Communications Commission rescinded its plan for a Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs survey set to start in two months, with researchers monitoring the news and editorial decisions of broadcast ... (more)
Many birthday wishes
I seem to be surrounded by birthday celebrations. The Rotary Club celebrated 100 years -- details on that below -- and the Ballet Ball turns 25 this year.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Montgomery County GOP packs events center
The first shot across the partisan divide came early during Saturday night's Montgomery County Republican Party Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Defense proposals alarm Fort Campbell group
After coming to Capitol Hill this week to hear about issues affecting the U.S. Army, members of Friends of Fort Campbell left with a very uneasy feeling.
The Heritage Foundation
How the Media Misrepresents What Scientists Really Think About Climate Change
Skepticism is a hallmark of good science and good journalism. Yet, time after time, scientists and journalists make giant leaps of faith in their desire to fight climate change by regulating greenhouse-gas emissions.
Blackburn's Tennessee Walking Horse bill draws praise, criticism
Some of the 80 Tennessee Walking Horses that roam the acres at Winding Creek Stables in Kingston, Tenn.
ASCAP in Washington
At the ribbon-cutting of the ASCAP 100th exhibit at the Library of Congress are ASCAP Board members James M. Kendrick and Leeds Levy, Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, Rep. Marsha Blackburn , ASCAP President and Chairman Paul Williams, Rep. Ted Deutch , ASCAP Vice Chairman Jimmy Webb and Chief of the Library of Congress Music Division Sue ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Voice of TN Walking Horse
TWHBEA Endorses Blackburn Legislation
"We are very honored and appreciative of Congressman Blackburn's efforts to support our community and strengthen the integrity of our sport," said President Steve Smith.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Marsha Blackburn says feds should keep hands off Internet
In a fight over the future of the Internet, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn says the federal government has no business policing how cable television companies and other telecommunications firms provide access for customers large and small.
New US House bill would require drug testing for pharma employees
Pharma industry employees and wholesalers with access to narcotic APIs would be subject to background checks and drug testing under new proposals being considered in the US.
National Review Online
Nicolas Loris: Time for Calm on Climate Change
Yet, time after time, scientists and journalists make giant leaps of faith in their desire to fight climate change by regulating greenhouse-gas emissions.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Cortez Journal News
Blackburn slips up on climate change
Arguing against White House efforts on climate change, Rep. Marsha Blackburn mangled the facts and misrepresented the words of EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
CNN Media Critic: No 'Equal Time' for Global Warming Skeptics
On Sunday's "Reliable Sources" on CNN, host Brian Stelter moderated discussion with physicist Michio Kaku and Huffington Post Media editor Jack Mirkinson over whether or not it is warranted to give both sides on the so-called anthropogenic global warming issue.
Net neutrality puts consumers 'in the driver's seat'?
The Federal Communications Commission's decision to take up new net neutrality rules will "put the consumers back in the driver's seat," according to a top House Democrat.