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  • Lindsey Graham Praises Trump for Making Everybody 'Afraid'

    06/26/2022 9:17:10 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 57 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 6/17/22 AT | JASON LEMON
    Senator Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican, praised former President Donald Trump on Friday for making everybody "afraid" while he served in the White House, lamenting that people no longer feel that fear. The GOP senator made the remarks as he spoke at the Faith & Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority Policy Conference held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Trump also spoke at the event, as did a slate of prominent Republicans, including Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, Senator Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and former South Carolina...
  • Texas man who raps about robbing ATMs arrested for robbing ATMs

    06/10/2022 2:55:20 PM PDT · by Libloather · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6/10/22 | Patrick Reilly
    A Texas man who raps about robbing ATMs lived out his own lyrics when he was busted for stealing from a cash machine in Tennessee earlier this week. Ladesion Riley, 30, was one of four people charged for allegedly holding up an ATM technician at a Bank of America in Nashville as he serviced the machine on Monday, according to the Nashville Metropolitan Police Department. The other suspects are Darius Dugas, 27, Sashondre Dugas, 32, and Christopher Alton, 27. All four alleged thieves hail from Houston. According to police, two members of the group approached the technician from behind around...
  • Investigation Called Against Tennessee Pastor for Booting Democrats from Church

    06/01/2022 2:18:56 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 158 replies
    Israel 365 News ^ | 5/31/22 | David Sidman
    A pastor from Tennessee who said Democrats couldn’t be Christians because of the party’s pro-choice stance noted that he gave up his tax-exempt status. Pastor Greg Locke of Mt. Juliet’s Global Vision Bible Church, close to Nashville, told his congregants he considered Democrats to be “baby butchers.” In a sermon earlier this month, Locke said: “You cannot be a Christian and vote Democrat in this nation. I don’t care how mad that makes you. You can get as pissed off as you want to. You cannot be a Christian and vote Democrat in this nation. They are God-denying demons that...
  • Broadway Brawl Ends After Long Struggle; Womans pits on 4 MNPD Officers [Nashville, TN]

    05/03/2022 6:44:04 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 59 replies
    Scoop Nashville ^ | 5/2/2022 | Jason Steen
    Eryanna Giles says she was walking on the sidewalk in front of Nudie’s on Broadway when 22-year-old Shawntranise Waller suddenly punched her and pushed her out of the way. A large brawl then broke out, and 22-year-old Roneqwua Hayes and 21-year-old Janeshia Leggs both joined in the fight. Leggs and Hayes were quickly apprehended by nearby officers who observed the fight, however, as they approached Waller to take her into custody she began to resist and fight the Metro Nashville Police Officers. It took nearly a half-dozen officers 5-7 minutes to get her into custody, according to their own report....
  • Even Red Counties Aren’t Safe From Woke Indoctrination

    04/08/2022 4:21:38 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 16 replies
    American Greatness ^ | 7 Apr, 2022 | Paul Bradford
    The “diversity and inclusion” agenda pushed by professional left-wing firms is just critical race theory by a more appealing name. Most conservatives are aware of the dangers lurking in public schools now. Thanks to the work of people like Christopher Rufo and the LibsofTikTok Twitter account, we now see the insidious ideas left-wing educators want to teach kids. The schools that receive the most attention for indoctrinating kids are usually in your typical blue areas: New York City, Portland, San Francisco, etc. What gets less attention is the subversion going on in solid red counties. Yes, even schools in areas...
  • Hot Mic Catches School Board Member Asking to 'Set Marsha Blackburn on Fire'

    03/27/2022 9:31:54 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 3/25/2022 1600 hrs edt | Spencer Brown
    During a meeting of the Metropolitan Nashville Board of Public Education this week, a hot mic caught board members apparently pondering "can we just go set Marsha Blackburn on fire?" — the latest instance of public school boards saying the quiet part out loud and revealing their partisan hostility against conservatives and Republicans. Video from the meeting, posted here on March 23rd by the district, captures the moment starting around the 1:02 mark after the school board tried to bring its meeting to order but, still lacking a quorum, called for a short break during which a copy of the...
  • Alabama’s Katie Britt Surrounds Herself with Never Trumpers, Allies of Anti-Trump former Sen. Bob Corker

    03/08/2022 5:29:22 PM PST · by Baladas · 24 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 8 Mar 2022 | JOHN BINDER
    A long list of establishment Republican “Never Trump” operatives are hosting a fundraiser for Alabama Senate Republican candidate Katie Britt, Breitbart News has learned. On Wednesday, Britt will hold a fundraiser in Nashville, Tennessee, organized by fundraiser Kim Kaegi who has deep connections to the “Never Trump” wing of the Republican Party. Previously, for instance, Kaegi worked as a fundraiser for the likes of Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and former Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN). Corker repeatedly opposed former President Trump’s “America First” agenda and even suggested that a Republican primary him in his 2020 presidential re-election bid. Both Alexander and...
  • Hargus ‘Pig’ Robbins, Country Hall of Fame Member Who Played With George Jones, Patsy Cline, Bob Dylan & More, Dies at 84

    01/30/2022 9:05:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Billboard ^ | 01/30/2022 | Ashley Iasimone
    The go-to Nashville session player passed away on Sunday (Jan. 30), the Country Music Hall of Fame confirmed.Hargus “Pig” Robbins, a Country Music Hall of Fame member and renowned session pianist who played with the likes of George Jones, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn and many more, has died. He was 84. Robbins passed away on Sunday (Jan. 30), the Country Music Hall of Fame confirmed. In a statement from the Country Music Association, CEO Sarah Trahern wrote, “Hargus ‘Pig’ Robbins was a defining sound for so much of the historic music out of Nashville. His talent spoke for itself through...
  • Woman Creates Exit Quiz for Men Who Ghost Her: ‘Guys Don’t Have Backbones’

    12/30/2021 2:19:48 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 94 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 29, 2021 | Samantha Ibrahim
    A Nashville, Tennessee, woman who got tired of men ghosting her after dates created an innovative and unique strategy to find out what went wrong. Shanna, 30, shared a now-viral TikTok earlier this month where she revealed that she created an exit interview test for men to understand why they left her on “read.” In her video, she explained that she went on a Bumble date and soon after, tragedy struck: He stopped texting her. Shanna posted screenshots of her survey that had questions such as, “Why did you ghost Shanna?” and “What could Shanna do to stop getting ghosted?”
  • Nashville’s Southern hospitality — and affordability — beckon Californians

    12/29/2021 11:20:08 AM PST · by vespa300 · 49 replies
    LA Times (Slimes) ^ | 12/28/2021 | SARAH PARVINI
    “California, they get you for car registration, they get you for gas. Any way that California can screw you they will,” said Hood, still sporting an Anaheim Angels cap despite switching his hometown.
  • ‘What Austin felt like 10 years ago’: Is Nashville the next hot spot in the Bay Area exodus?

    12/16/2021 10:49:44 AM PST · by Bonemaker · 50 replies
    SFGATE ^ | 12/15/2021 | Tessa McLean
    Owning a home had never been something Kristopher Esqueda even thought about. He was a successful restaurateur in San Francisco, helping to open many popular restaurants such as Saison and Sons and Daughters, and every month he turned in a $3,500 rent check for a two-bedroom apartment in the Tenderloin. One day after visiting a friend in Nashville who had moved there from the Bay Area, Esqueda left his apartment, stepping over hypodermic needles and feces on his way to work and started to wonder whether his time in the city was up.
  • Nashville Police Arrest Woman Accused Of Bringing A Handgun Into A School Building Where Students Were Fighting

    12/06/2021 3:49:19 PM PST · by simpson96 · 17 replies
    BET.com ^ | 12/6/2021 | Nigel Roberts
    Nashville police arrested a woman on Thursday (Nov. 2) accused of carrying a handgun on the East Nashville Magnet School’s campus, the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department reported. Barquita Williams was released from police custody on $1,000 bond. According to the police, the incident stemmed from a physical fight in the school building between two female students at dismissal time. They had argued with each other earlier in the day. As they fought in a stairwell of the school, several other students jumped into the brawl. Meanwhile, parents were waiting outside to pick up their kids as the students scuffled inside...
  • 3 killed, 4 injured — including 13-year-old — in Nashville shooting

    11/27/2021 9:09:56 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 10 replies
    Nypost ^ | 11/27/2021 | EILEEN AJ CONNELLY
    Three people were killed and four were injured — including a 13-year-old — in a shooting in Nashville apartment Friday night. The Metro Nashville Police Department tweeted that the teen’s injuries were not life threatening, nor were those sustained by the three adults who survived the shootout, which happened at about 9:45 p.m. The four were in stable condition at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, WKRN reported. The three victims who died were men in their 20s, NewsChannel5 Nashville reported. It was unclear if any of them were also suspects.
  • Narconon Goes After Country Music

    11/17/2021 6:09:01 AM PST · by Scarlett156 · 42 replies
    Mike Rinder's Blog ^ | 11/17/2021 | Mike Rinder
    Scientology and its front organizations (like Narconon and CCHR) live in a world disconnected from reality. They seem oblivious to the absurdity of things they say and positions they take. Narconon is now beginning to sound like prohibitionists, targeting county music for “romanticizing alcohol.” Unfortunately, while contemporary country music stars continue to produce great music year after year, there are increasing incidences of romanticizing alcohol in country music lyrics, romanticizing it, glamorizing it, or even construing alcohol with happy times, carefree adventures, and the ‘good life.’ Given the harm and danger that can come from consuming alcohol, fans of country...
  • Nashville police search for woman who assaulted McDonald's employee with French fry scoop

    10/14/2021 9:09:18 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 32 replies
    FOX17 ^ | 10/14/2021 | Adrian Mojica
    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) is asking for help identifying a woman who assaulted an employee with a metal french fry scooper. Police say the assault took place at the McDonald's on Brick Church Pike on October 2. The woman reportedly was angry about her wait time for French fries so she decided to go behind the counter and punched the employee with the metal scooper used to empty fries into a customer's carton. The employee suffered a gash to the forehead and the woman left with a friend and children inside a silver Chevy Impala.
  • "Force A Shot On Us? We Force A Shot On You!' Tennessee Store Sign Warns

    09/23/2021 9:51:03 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 32 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 9/23/21 | Jack Beresford
    A sign appearing to threaten violence on anyone attempting to enforce a vaccine mandate has been spotted in Tennessee. The anti-vaccination message was highlighted by local news source The Tennessee Holler, which shared a video to Twitter showcasing the digital display. It starts by showing a picture of a hand holding a syringe alongside a message stating: "Force a shot on us?" The image then switches to that of a gun being pointed directly at the viewer, accompanied by the caption: "We force a shot on you!" It then changes again, this time to a message written in yellow text...
  • Nashville nurse on latest COVID-19 surge: 'It is so much worse this time'

    09/16/2021 11:42:35 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 162 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/16/2021 | Lexi Lonas
    A Nashville nurse wrote an op-ed in the Scientific American detailing her experience as a nurse during the pandemic, saying the current wave of delta cases is much worse than what she experienced last year. “It is so much worse this time. We all have so much less to give. We are still bearing the fresh and heavy grief of the past year and trying to find somewhere to put all this anger. But the patients don’t stop coming,” Kathryn Ivey, a critical care nurse at a medical center in Nashville, said. “The numbers are higher now than they’ve ever...
  • Community ‘violence interrupters’ work to stem rising crime

    08/08/2021 12:23:40 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 7, 2021 | Travis Loller
    When Rasheedat Fetuga became a teacher, she worked hard to help protect her students, many of them poor and from a nearby housing project. When one of her favorites was shot and killed at 16, she stood at his funeral and vowed to do more. That was the beginning of the Gideon’s Army violence interrupters, a small group that works in predominantly (b)lack North Nashville to defuse tense situations before they become violent. Their primary focus is a 228-unit housing project formally known as the Cumberland View Apartments but more commonly referred to by its nickname, Dodge City, for the...
  • Employee allegedly shoots 3 co-workers at Smile Direct Club

    08/03/2021 10:32:33 AM PDT · by PROCON · 22 replies
    msn.com ^ | Aug. 3, 2021
    An employee allegedly shot and injured three co-workers at a Smile Direct Club manufacturing facility in the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville, Tennessee, early Tuesday, officials said.One worker was struck in the chest, one in the abdomen and one in the leg, Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron said at a news conference.One of the victims is in critical condition, he said.The suspected gunman, a 22-year-old employee, left the building as officers responded to the call, but officers spotted him at an intersection and demanded he drop the weapon, police said.The suspect, armed with a semi-automatic pistol with an extended magazine, instead...
  • NTT INDYCAR SERIES, Inaugural Music City BIG MACHINE Grand Prix

    07/29/2021 7:31:54 PM PDT · by mabarker1 · 73 replies
    www.indycar.com ^ | 07/29/2021 | Various, Indy Car
    The NTT INDYCAR SERIES is coming to Nashville, Tennessee with the inaugural Music City Grand Prix. For three days in August, the streets of downtown will come alive with the sounds of music, food, and racing, all spun into an experience you just have to be there to feel. This temporary street circuit takes racers by Nissan Stadium, home of the NFL Tennessee Titans, and over the Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge into downtown Nashville, the first motorsports course of its kind in the world to cross a major body of water, The Cumberland River. 80 LAPS | 173.6 MILESWEEKEND...