Sen. Johnson: “GET OUTTA MY FACE”

Williamson County Senator Jack Johnson was unenthusiastic about discussing the role a letter from Tennssee state legislators encouraging Tennessee reps to challenge Biden’s win played in the deadly attack on our Capitol by Trump supporters.

 

Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver: “I DID NOTHING WRONG”

Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver ducks questions about her presence in DC during the deadly Trump insurrection (which she posted fondly of afterward) as her husband INITIATES PHYSICAL CONTACT with our reporter.

 

Bill Lee on the FBI Raiding Casada’s Office

AUDIO: “It’s certainly very concerning.” – Governor Bill Lee on this morning’s FBI RAIDS at disgraced former speaker Glen Casada and his sidekick Cade Cothren’s houses, plus Rep. Robin Smith and others.

Read more about the raids in The Tennessean here.

 

How MNPD Responds to Drugs Versus Bombs

“I’d like to see some level of acknowledgment from Metropolitan Nashville Police Department that if it had been drugs instead of bombs that would have triggered different levels of alarm.”
 
Nashville Council Member Bob Mendes on how MNPD was tipped off about the bomber 16 months ago but did nothing.

PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

 

Nashville Bombing as an Indictment of Metro Nashville Police Department

“Second Avenue is a crater because police treated a white 63-year-old differently than a 34-year-old Muslim…it’s an incredible indictment of MNPD.”
 
Former Federal Prosecutor Alex Little on how the bomber’s girlfriend told MNPD he had been attempting bombmaking 16 months ago but did nothing.

PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

“I’m Heartbroken for Future Families”

“I’m so heartbroken for future families that are going to be in my family’s shoes as a result” of Gov. Bill Lee not enacting a mask mandate.

State Representative Gloria Johnson relays the thoughts of a Tennessee teacher whose husband is in critical care and whose brother in law just died of COVID, both of whom are/were also teachers.

Evacuation Before Nashville Bombing

“IT’S LIKE SOMETHING OUT OF A MOVIE”

Metropolitan Nashville Police Department has released Officer Sipos’ BODY CAM footage of the moment the Nashville Bombing occurred. They demonstrated heroic courage and calm under pressure.

 

Racist Tullahoma Alderman: “I WILL NOT APOLOGIZE.”

N-word using, Confederate flag picture-posting TULLAHOMA alderman JENNA AMACHER invokes Shakespeare to defend her “COMEDY”🤔, says “diversity” should also give cover to her racism. Jaw-Droppingly ignorant stuff right here, y’all.

 

Workers, Wages, and Weed

For the final episode of the year, Anna and Aftyn dig into how the Democratic party should utilize three winning progressive policies to bring new folks in. Embrace an economic populist message and distribute LEGALIZE IT bumper stickers across the country: is it that simple? Happy holidays and the girls will see y’all in 2021! #KeepItGritty

NYMag, Democrats Have a Problem. ‘Workers, Wages, Weed’ May Be the Answer

Mother Jones, The $15 Minimum Wage Wasn’t the Only Progressive Ballot Measure That Passed in Conservative States

FULL PODCAST available on Apple Podcasts, and wherever else you like to listen.

Bill Lee Blames Everyone But Himself

Phil Williams:  “Why not listen to health professionals and impose a mask mandate?”

Governor Bill Lee: “That’s not a unified voice. There’s a lot of argument about what’s the right tactic.”

Lee is still a deaf ear to the cries of Tennessee’s medical community despite our horrific numbers.