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There are so many stories in Tennessee politics that other reporters aren’t reporting on because their editors are more concerned about clicks than actions that actually affect their readers. And there are so many stories that aren’t covere…
Main stream media and even social media are working harder than ever to get between YOU and the real news. Don’t let them lie to you, don’t let them silence you and NEVER EVER let them steal your sense of humor. Get your outrage on and chortle..
Historians are fond of saying that the past doesn’t repeat itself; it rhymes.
To understand the present, we have to understand how we got here.
That’s where this newsletter comes in.
I’m a professor of American history.