So God Made a Patriot: Remembering Senator Fred Thompson

One of my favorite Super Bowl commercials of all-time is Ram Trucks’ 2013 commercial, “So God Made a Farmer.”  Tennessee’s former Senator Fred Thompson, who passed away last week, made a video about patriotism based on that commercial that I wanted to share in his memory:

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Middle Schoolers Asked to Recite the Islamic Conversion Prayer in Public School

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My home county has been in the news all week, thanks to a “5 Pillars of Islam” assignment given at the local middle school.  Although parents are not upset that their children are learning about Islam, they are upset that the assignment had the children write and recite the shahada, the Islamic declaration that there is no god but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet. [Read more…]

How My Daughter Sabotaged a Books-a-Million “Fifty Shades of Grey” Display


My fifteen year old daughter Camille was at Books-a-Million today in Spring Hill, Tennessee — yes, they still let us in — when she saw a display recommending books to read after the soft-pornographic book “After Fifty Shades of Grey.”   [Read more…]

Preparing for the Hobbit in Middle Tennessee

On Saturday, my children went to our local movie theater (the independent Shadybrook Theater) which played the extended versions of all three Lord of the Rings movies playing in a row in preparation of The Hobbit. [Read more…]

Vote for Kenny Young for Tennessee State Representative

They say “all politics is local,” and I believe it. [Read more…]