May 31, 2022 1:00 am
Brickbat: What a Drag
In Tennessee, the Rutherford County Board of Education has fired Walter Hill Elementary principal Helen Campbell for unprofessional conduct, conduct unbecoming, insubordination and neglect of duty. Campbell and teacher Bonnie Marlar were caught on video dragging a special education student by his ankles some 200 yards through the school’s hallways, causing minor injuries to the…
May 18, 2022 2:12 am
19 Things Luke Combs Can’t Buy With His $100 Scratch-Off In Biden’s America
Nashville country star Luke Combs’ $100-dollar gas station scratch off won’t get as far today as it did in Trump’s America five years ago.
April 28, 2022 11:10 am
Florida, Tennessee Ban Ranked-Choice Voting Despite Citizen Support
Politicians who benefit from divisive election politics resist reforms that threaten the status quo.
April 22, 2022 10:40 am
Possible Problems With Lethal Injection Drugs Stop Tennessee Execution
Meanwhile in South Carolina, the state Supreme Court delays a planned execution by firing squad.
April 22, 2022 2:10 am
Tennessee GOP Establishment Pushes Bill To Hamstring Challengers And Doxx Conservative Donors
‘Tennessee is on the brink of catastrophically curtailing free speech by intentionally targeting conservatives or anyone who would publicly disagree with any elected official.’
April 14, 2022 12:35 pm
Tennessee May Allow Resentencing for Drug-Free School Zone Offenders After Reason Investigation
A 2018 Reason investigation showed that the zones covered wide swaths of cities and turned minor drug crimes into prison sentences that rivaled those for murder or rape.
April 8, 2022 2:35 am
Cancel Your Disney Vacation And Go To Dollywood Instead
Dollyworld turned out to be the perfect family getaway, with fresh, clean fun for every age and need.
April 1, 2022 1:00 am
Brickbat: Let Off With a Warning
Knoxville, Tennessee, police Officer Cody Klingmann was driving more than 80 mph in a 45 mph zone and not using his lights or sirens when his patrol car slammed into another vehicle, killing Mauricio Luna. Both state law and department policy require officers to use their lights and sirens if they drive faster than the…
March 31, 2022 10:50 am
Videos Expose Educators Ignoring State Laws Banning CRT In Schools: ‘We Don’t Really Let Anybody Tell Us What To Do’
Schools in Republican-led states are skirting laws banning CRT in public education, according to new investigative footage.
March 28, 2022 3:01 pm
Court rules on law giving state surveillance power on private land
A court has ruled that a state practice giving authorities authority to conduct warrantless trespassing and surveillance on private land is unconstitutional. Officials with the
March 21, 2022 2:30 am
High-Quality Study Finds Preschool Enrollment Makes Children Learn Less And Misbehave More
The children more likely to be brought up mostly by their own families, by contrast, were happier and learned better.