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Memphians celebrate last Sunset Symphony

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis In May Sunset Symphony wrapped up its final performance on Saturday.

After nearly four decades, the event came to an end as hundreds showed up for the grand finale. 321 more words

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Obama’s Ed. Secretary: We Need Gov’t Boarding Schools; ‘Certain Kids We Should Have 24/7′

My comments in red:  This is also the same exact thing Lamar Alexander said at the National Governor’s Conference in 1989.  These communists want to control our children from cradle to grave…but wait, Lamar Alexander, Senator from Tennessee, and in 1989 Governor of Tennessee, said something even worse.  247 more words

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Horse Soring — Roy Exum: Lamar Is Embarrassing

Cross-posted from The Chattanoogan »

Senator Lamar Alexander, who has wonderfully dedicated his life in public service to others, is treading on a treacherous tightrope. The former U.S. 540 more words

Horse Soring

Senators Announce Bipartisan Agreement to Update Federal Education Law

Students would still take annual standardized tests, but states would have much more control in how the results are used to scrutinize schools under a bipartisan plan to update the No Child Left Behind education law… 368 more words

Accountability

New Congress. New Radwaste Bill. Same Old Story.

If there is one issue most Congressmembers would just as soon hammer nails into their heads as actually address meaningfully, it’s radioactive waste.

It’s a no-win issue for most members: no one, including no one in their own districts, wants nuclear waste around. 1,473 more words

Yucca Mountain

"A Hollow Bromide": Don’t Believe The Hype; Republicans Still Don’t Have A Health Care Plan

With the Supreme Court considering a case that could unravel the Affordable Care Act, leaving some 8.2 million Americans suddenly uninsured and sending premiums skyrocketing, the Republican Party has a comforting message for voters: We have a solution. 576 more words

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