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Big news! Tennessee AG allows 10th Amendment lawsuit to be filed against feds!

Posted on July 7, 2016

It has been a long time coming, but regular readers know that the Tennessee legislature voted earlier this year to file a lawsuit against the federal government’s refugee resettlement program being operated in the state as a so-called Wilson-Fish program. I’m not a lawyer and have no time to get into the weeds on the […]

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Posted in Nashville, Pockets of Resistance, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies, The Opposition | 7 Comments »

Secrecy surrounds refugee program in Tennessee (your state too!)

Posted on June 25, 2016

This is an opinion piece published in The Tennessean yesterday and posted in its entirety here with permission from the author. Barnett is an expert on the UN/US State Department Refugee Admissions Program and its history having followed its progression for literally two decades. From The Tennessean: Before the Refugee Act of 1980, refugee resettlement was the […]

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Community destabilization, Nashville, Pockets of Resistance, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Taxpayer goodies | 12 Comments »

Testimony to the US State Department from Earl in Tennessee

Posted on June 3, 2016

Editor: Here comes another one! We haven’t seen them all yet!  I am still sorting my e-mail in search of the testimony you sent to the US State Department in response to the DOS request for public comment on the “size and scope” of the UN/US Refugee Admissions Program for FY2017. The day before the deadline […]

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Posted in Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Testimony for 5/19/2016 State Dept. citizen input | 3 Comments »

Some states are pretty secretive about refugee health data—Tennessee is one of them

Posted on May 28, 2016

Michael Patrick Leahy (Breitbart) continues his series on Tuberculosis and other communicable diseases entering the US with the refugee population with this news from Tennessee. Citizens of the Volunteer State are not given information about the health status of their new ‘refugee’ neighbors. We have a tendency to focus on the Islamic terrorism angle with […]

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, health issues, Pockets of Resistance, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Taxpayer goodies | 5 Comments »

It’s getting testy in Tennessee over states’ rights lawsuit on refugee program

Posted on May 24, 2016

Republican State Senator Mark Norris criticizes Republican Gov. Bill Haslam in exchange characterized as the ‘gloves coming off.’ Readers, it is astounding to me, there is so much incredible (and critical) news about the federal Refugee Admissions Program in recent days and weeks and nary a word about it on any mainstream or cable media […]

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Community destabilization, Nashville, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies, The Opposition | 11 Comments »

Tennessee governor does not veto Legislature’s resolution opening door to states’ rights lawsuit

Posted on May 20, 2016

Update: Michael Patrick Leahy has a much more understandable story on what the governor has done (or not done), and what it means.  Click here for more. The Tennessean titles this breaking news today a lot more optimistically (from our point of view) than the article actually indicates: Haslam will allow Tennessee to become first to […]

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Posted in Nashville, Pockets of Resistance, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies, The Opposition | 7 Comments »

Testimony to the US State Department from Joanne in Tennessee

Posted on May 11, 2016

Editor: This is another copy of testimony submitted in response to my offer to post testimony that readers have sent, or are sending, to the US State Department before May 19th.  Your testimony can be long or short, more detailed or less so.  Just send something!  And, then be sure to copy it to your […]

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Posted in health issues, Reforms needed, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies, Testimony for 5/19/2016 State Dept. citizen input | 11 Comments »

Tennessee Measles outbreak first identified at Memphis mosque

Posted on May 11, 2016

Update May 12th:  More here from Leahy at Breitbart. We have long contended that you may be at greater risk from the health issues related to refugee resettlement than you would be from a catastrophic terrorist attack by a refugee.  See our health issues category with 290! previous posts to see what I mean! [That […]

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Posted in Changing the way we live, health issues, Nashville, Refugee Resettlement Program, Resettlement cities, Who is going where | 8 Comments »

Big news! Kansas watching Tennessee on refugee lawsuit, but bigger still, so is Texas!

Posted on May 3, 2016

Big news! That’s for sure!  Texas? Maybe Maine and Florida? From Michael Patrick Leahy writing at Breitbart a few hours ago! Gov. Sam Brownback’s recent decision to withdraw the state of Kansas from the federal refugee resettlement program may be just the first step in a full-fledged battle with the Obama administration over state sovereignty […]

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Obama, Pockets of Resistance, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies | 7 Comments »

Breaking news: Tennessee legislature votes to sue feds over refugee program

Posted on April 19, 2016

It is an understatement to say that this is a significant development!  I have no time to give you all the details of the states’ rights lawsuit, so please read the story yourselves at Breitbart by clicking here.  Michael Patrick Leahy begins his report on the great news: NASHVILLE, Tennessee–On Tuesday, the Tennessee General Assembly declared it […]

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Posted in Changing the way we live, Colonization, Community destabilization, Nashville, Pockets of Resistance, Refugee Resettlement Program, Taxpayer goodies | 19 Comments »

 
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