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Leigh Vogel/Drum Major Institute for Public Policy Andrew Young, former congressional lawmaker, U.N. ambassador and Atlanta mayor, in 2011. In cities across the U.S., calls to take down monuments to Confederate leaders are growing louder since the deadly events in Charlottesville, Va. One of the most dramatic monuments to the Confederacy is called Stone Mountain, in northern Georgia. It's sort...
  By Bobbie Patray Earlier this week, I told you about an encouraging new report from the CDC announcing that abortions have hit an all-time low since Roe v. Wade was decided back in 1973. It seems that more babies are being saved than ever before! With your continued support and involvement, the pro-life movement is gaining momentum and changing the hearts and...
State Representative Mike Sparks of Tennessee(R-Smyrna) wrote a letter to President Donald Trump-related to the president's visit last week. Below is a copy of what was stated by Rep. Sparks: Dear President Trump, It was a great honor to have you visit the great state of Tennessee earlier this week. As you may know, Tennesseans overwhelming supported you during the last...
I just read that Amazon is testing cashier-less technology in larger stores after it opened its first cashier-less store, Amazon Go, in Seattle at the beginning of the year.  With minor glitches to the system in its trial phase last year, Amazon Go has gone ahead as planned and it is catching on wildly.  What’s not to like about going...
By Bill Conger Jimmie Allen Rising country singer/songwriter Jimmie Allen has made history as the first African-American artist to launch a career with a number one debut single on country radio. His single “Best Shot” reached the coveted top spot on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, and stayed on top for two weeks. “I’m humbled and grateful,” says Allen. “It’s such an...
In a year teeming with scandals and missteps, Facebook’s latest fiasco has inspired a clutter of leaks, finger pointing, and internal conversations about the future of the company and its leadership. And after more than a year of bad press, internal tensions are reaching a boiling point and are now spilling out into public view. The tumult is surprising given...
Last week, the Marriott hotel group disclosed that it had been the victim of what’s shaping up to be the second biggest data breach of all time. Few details have been made public on who might be responsible for the theft of data from 500 million guest records, but Reuters reports that investigators believe espionage by China is involved. According...
Three people have come forward with hundreds of pages of evidence of potential wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation, including misappropriation of funds and allegations of quid-pro-quo promises made to donors during Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., told Fox News on Thursday. Meadows, the leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, is also the chairman...
We live in a world plagued by rampant untruths and public skepticism. The implications these have on every aspect of business and communications is monumental. As a communicator -- or as I prefer, storyteller -- in the industry for nearly three decades, I’ve never experienced such a challenging time and drastic shift in my role. In this age of fake...
McWhorter to lead Finance and Administration, two Haslam leaders staying on authors Stephen Elliott Governor-elect Bill Lee on Tuesday made the first appointments of his incoming administration. The Republican tapped investor Stuart McWhorter to lead the Department of Finance Administration and will keep Danielle Barnes and Marie Williams, both appointed by outgoing Gov. Bill Haslam, in their roles at the helms...

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