President Barack Obama issued a veto threat against the mobile home deregulation bill on Monday, and Democrats largely voted
Lauten later apologized for rushing to judgment on Facebook. "I reacted to an article and quickly judged the two young ladies
Less than a century ago, in 1920, Tennessee lawmakers ratified the 19th Amendment that allowed American women the right to vote in federal elections. The current drive by Republicans and corporate allies to uproot safeguards for privacy and women's rights undermines that legacy.
In 2012, the Tennessee Democratic Party had to disown Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mark Clayton over his association
Sterling's comments are not unlike Cliven Bundy's recent musings. Bundy, the Nevada rancher who owes more than a million dollars in federal grazing fees wondered aloud if blacks might have been better off as slaves "picking cotton and having a family life and doing things."
Predictably, recent celebrations of the anniversary of the War on Poverty, votes to extend unemployment insurance, discussions
This time around, I pay homage to high school yearbooks and take a look back at the year in food and nutrition via superlatives. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you... the class of 2013.
As Congress mulls further steps to cut food stamps, it is odd that Christian conservatives seem to be at the front of the charge.
Clearly, the nation needs a farm bill, but just as clearly it needs to have different priorities than simply subsidizing corporate farms to produce cheap crops and factory-raised chickens. The nation still needs SNAP, along with a broader approach to dealing with nutrition and obesity.
While Fincher cites chapter and verse to prove that it is immoral for out of work folks to mooch off government largesse, he fails to mention that his own fingers have been observed in the public till.
Reps. Stephen Fincher (R-Tenn.) and Doug LaMalfa (R-Calif.) both cited the Bible last week to argue that while individual