WNC Headlines Edition

Walmart offers to send a stranger to your house to stock your fridge when you’re not home

From the strange but true files. Retailers are in a battle to bring consumers the most convenient and interesting variety of delivery options possible in a race for your spending dollars. Drones will drop off packages on your porch and robots will soon be trundling along the sidewalks of cities. But...
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After the election, Germany’s democracy faces its hardest test since 1949

By Constanze Stelzenmüller Germany, my country: It is a somber day for you, for me and for democrats across the West. In Germany’s earthquake national elections, a radical right-wing party entered the federal legislature for the first time in more than half a century. Founded in 2013, Alternative for Germany (AfD) failed to pass the 5 percent threshold in that year’s elections. But it has now gained nearly 13 percent of the vote, becoming the third-largest force in the Bund...

For the White House Press Corps, Football Is Issue #1

(John Hinderaker) Press Secretary Sarah Sanders did a press briefing today. She began by talking about several items the White House is working on. Here is the first sentence or two on each topic that she raised in her remarks: On the economic front, this week, the President will continue his push to secure tax relief for hardworking American families. … We are pleased to announce that the President will be traveling to Indianapolis, Indiana on Wednesday. Wh...

Villanueva apologizes for standing during anthem

(Paul Mirengoff) Alejandro Villanueva was lauded today for standing up during the national anthem while his less patriotic Pittsburgh teammates all knelt. However, Villanueva has now apologized for his show of respect for America. He claims it was the result of a misunderstanding of what the team was going to do. You can read his explanation ...

Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger: ‘I wish we approached it differently’

Allahpundit noted this morning that there has been a run on Alejandro Villanueva jerseys after he became the lone Steelers player to come out of the tunnel during t...

Buzzfeed: Bannon tried to “infiltrate” Facebook’s management

Can we consider this the greatest “friending” ever attempted? According to an e-mail obtained by Buzzfeed, Steve Bannon planned to infiltrate Facebook...

Money list Franklin, Tennessee as the fourth best place to live in America.

Money list good schools, low taxes, employment opportunities, good shopping, the music scene, and southern charm and hospitality as attributes. To read the full story and a list of the 100 best places to live in America, follow this link. ...

Productivity is key to economic growth: Why is it slowing down in advanced economies?

By Dany Bahar A few months before leaving office President Barack Obama wrote about the challenges that his successor would have to tackle. Recent innovations, he claimed, “have not yet substantially boosted measured productivity growth.” In fact, since 2004...

Alejandro Villanueva: I threw my teammates under the bus yesterday by standing alone for the anthem

Watch as he explains how they collectively “butchered” their plan for what was supposed to happen. It sounds like the idea was for him to join the captains at the front of the pack in the tunnel for the anthem, yet he somehow ended up a few feet ahead of the rest and then the anthem started and no o...

Williamson County Republican Party Mix & Mingle

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Metro Council Ad Hoc Committee Meeting on Regulation of STRP’s (Airbnb, homesharing)

Metro government is on the verge of rolling back the rights of people who want to engage in home sharing.  While we do not yet know for certain what is in the final bill, it is apparently going to phase out all short term rental of  property except for the type where the space for rent is in one’s own home. For those who have an interest in this issue, you may want to attend this committee meeting. Metro Council Ad Hoc Committee Meeting on Regulation of STRP’s...

Whoa: Roy Moore 57, Luther Strange 41 in new Alabama GOP Senate poll

Yes, this poll was conducted over the weekend, after Trump’s rally for Strange on Friday night. And yes, the pollster is legit. It’s Trafalgar, whom you may remember as having called Michigan and ...

Who’s The Boss?

DIRTY JOBS’ MIKE ROWE REMINDS FANS THEY’RE THE TRUE POWER BEHIND NFL ‘We decide what to watch’ Infowars.com - SEPTEMBER 25, 2017 25 Comments  ...

Megyn Kelly’s awkward attempt to be the white Oprah

Megyn Kelly premiered her 2nd new show on NBC Monday morning and by many accounts, it was an awkward experience. From CNN: Megyn Kelly launched her daytime makeover on Monday with “Megyn Kelly...

It’s About The Flag And The Nation!

Take a listen as Savage chastises the NFL in his opening monologue today. Audio Player 00:00 00:00 Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume....

Monty Hall time again: GOP spreading the wealth to get Graham-Cassidy passed

“These people, dressed as they are, come from all over the United States to make deals, here in the marketplace of America!” That used to be the introduction for the classic, zany game show Let’s Mak...

Being Outraged at the NFL is a Waste of Time

Over the past week, the outrage at the National Football League has been astronomical. Escalated by President Donald Trump’s condemnation, people have responded to the planned protests of NFL players in droves. It’s difficult to get on any social media platform without having something related t...

Another lawsuit against Trump over blocking people on Twitter

This has come up before and we’ve covered it here, but now another group of so-called free speech advocates are suing the President because he blocked them on Twitter. A lawsuit such as this can eat up a lot of time and resources, so you need someone to handle that process. In this case it’s...

Boycott? ESPN’s Sunday Night Football game had lowest Week 3 ratings since 2006

If it’s not a boycott that explains this, what does? There was nothing special on TV last night to compete with the Sunday night game, as there was a week ago when the Emmys went head to head with it. That game did better than last night’s game ratings-wise. Maybe this is actually a double boyc...

Enrollment at University of Missouri drops to lowest level since 2008

The University of Missouri released fall enrollment numbers last week and, as expected, they are down once again. The freshman class this year will be about 2/3 the size of the freshman class in 2015 before protests rocked the campus. The Associated Press reports this year will mark the lowest enrollment ...