Tue
Dec 29 2015
08:32 am

When I was in the 9th grade in Memphis, I took a civics class. Apparently that isn't done these days. Otherwise how can you explain anyone actually believing Ted Cruz or Donald Trump would be capable of running this Nation for the good of "We, the People"?

Excerpt from a Politico piece on why Tennessee seems likely to play a pivotal role in the 2016 Republican presidential primary after being widely ignored in past presidential campaigns:

It’s not quite Iowa, but Tennessee — a state long ignored until much later in the cycle, and then often just turned to for donations — is now one of the biggest hubs for GOP political activity in the country.

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Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.