Eagle Forum Files Brief in Tennessee States Rights Case

Although stymied by the courts at other levels, the important Tenth Amendment case involving the Constitutional challenge against the federal government’s ever increasing cost-shifting to the states for the care of refugees is still alive. There was a time when I thought that the political process was the place to change refugee policy in America, … Continue reading Eagle Forum Files Brief in Tennessee States Rights Case

Tennessee: Bill Advances that would Require Legislature to Okay Spending on Refugees

And, of course the refugee industry as represented by the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights cabal (TIRRC) is steaming! By the way, this legislation is a possible model for you in states where your Republican governor has caved to the Open Borders Left and said yes to more refugees for your state.  Of course it … Continue reading Tennessee: Bill Advances that would Require Legislature to Okay Spending on Refugees

Tennessee Counties Feeling Betrayed by ‘Biblical Bill’ Planning Rebuke

When Tennessee Governor Lee foolishly caved to pressure from Leftwingers and asserted that Yup! Tennessee would welcome a fresh batch of refugees in the coming year, many Republicans who elected him felt betrayed. In other states where your Republican governor has turned against the President on refugees, you might feel betrayed too, but in Tennessee … Continue reading Tennessee Counties Feeling Betrayed by ‘Biblical Bill’ Planning Rebuke

What Was Secretary of State Pompeo Doing in Tennessee?

As you know Republican governors*** are turning against the President on the issue of refugee admissions and the President’s Executive Order that permits governors and county commissioners to say no thanks to refugee resettlement later in 2020. ‘Send us more poverty we have run out of poor people for the churches (and taxpayers!) to care … Continue reading What Was Secretary of State Pompeo Doing in Tennessee?

Tennessee Republican Governor Bill Lee Caves, Says Tennessee Will Invite More Refugees

But, he is up against a buzz saw—likely the most significant “Pocket of Resistance” anywhere in the country. A what? A pocket of resistance? That is a term one of Obama’s federal Office of Refugee Resettlement employees used at a 2013 refugee contractor pow-wow in Lancaster, PA to describe the citizens who were asking questions … Continue reading Tennessee Republican Governor Bill Lee Caves, Says Tennessee Will Invite More Refugees