Monday, September 15, 2014

Academy Day

Academy Day

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Tennessee Bi-Partisan Prayer Dinner

Tennessee Bi-Partisan Prayer Dinner

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Nashville Republican Women

Lt. Gen. Davis Cavin, USA (Ret)
September 10th Meeting
Richland Country Club, 10:30 am social - 11:00 Program

The Nashville Republican Women are so proud to have Lt. Gen. DennisCavin, vice president  of International Air and Missile Defense StrategicInitiatives for Lockheed Martin and a
UTM alumnus, as the keynote speaker for the NRW September meeting.   LtGen. Cavin will speak to our members about some of the more pressing concerns of the Middle East including:   
  • ISIS - their history and leader(s)
  • Alkaida vs. ISIS and how ISIS was successful, rising above other terrorist organizations
  • America's Foreign Policy and direction going forward
Lt. Gen. Cavinreceived a bachelor's degree in Agriculture from UTM in 1970 and a master's degree in management from Webster University in St. Louis. He is a graduate of the Army Command and General Staff College and the Department of Defense's senior executive level educational program, the Industrial College of Armed Forces.

He joined Lockheed Martin in October after completing 34 years of service in the U.S. Army. As vice president of International Air and Missile Defense Strategic Initiatives, he is responsible for global identification, qualification and pursuit of international air and missile defense programs.
Lockheed Martin is a world leader in electro-optics, precision munitions and advanced combat missile, rocket and space systems for the United States and its allies.

Reservations are due by Friday, September 5th.

Make checks ($24.00) payable to NRW.  Mail to:

Ruthie Liner, Treasurer
P. O. Box 58882, Nashville, TN 37205

To pay by credit card, visit our website:
If you would like to attend the program only, please email

Caffeinated Conservatives September Meeting

Bagelface Bakery
East Nashville 
700 Main Street

Saturday, September 20th
Noon - 2:00 pm

Guest Speaker(s):
Dr. John Emison, the state chair of the Vote No on 2 campaign
See Dr. Emison's 43 second sales pitch on why you should vote No on Amendment 2 this November:

Brian Mason, GOP nominee for the TN House-51 seat
Check out Brian Mason on Facebook:

Bring a friend and lots of questions! All persuasions welcome!

Steven Clements and Terry Torre

Bellevue Republican Breakfast Club September Meeting

Hwy 70 S
Saturday, September 6th
8:00 am

Guest Speaker(s):
Lorene Steffes who will talk on Amendment 1 on the November ballot.  
Senator Brian Kelsey will also speak that morning on Amendment 3 on the ballot. 

There is some very important information concerning how these issues pass or fail in this election. Please come and hear these informed speakers and there will be time for Q & A after their presentation.

Bring a friend! 

Betty Hood

Monday, August 25, 2014

Middle Tennessee Republican Women Luncheon with Dr. Arthur Laffer, Social Media 101

Thursday, August 28th

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
3106 West End Avenue
Senator Mark Green would like to invite you Lunch and to meet one our our neighbors in Nashville, Dr. Arthur Laffer, a famous economist for President Ronald Reagan. You see him often on Fox and will be able to get to know him by asking him questions that will make you laugh. Dr. Laffer is very animated and entertaining. Please make reservations to:
$250/person, $500/Co-Host or $1000/Host

Social Media 101 
The Middle TN Republican Women will be having a Training Class on Social Media Saturday, August 30th @ The Hampton Inn in Green Hills. One of our own members, Melissa Smithson will educate us why this is so important these days. Business, Campaigns or just family messages, it is important to  know what is happening in the field of technology that seems to change every 15 minutes. The Charge will be $10 and includes lunch.. 10:30 to Noon.. if you are interested, email:

We encourage all candidates to come (FREE). Space is tight so first come first serve...  
We will be teaching the following:
The Basics of Social Media:  Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter

We will be reviewing the basics of three social media platforms. This will be a live training and we encourage you to bring your smartphone, laptop or tablet.  This will be a fun session and we will have you addicted by the time you leave!

Conservative Groups of Middle Tennessee August Meeting

City Club Downtown
201 4th Ave. North 
Nashville, Tennessee

Wednesday, August 27th
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Guest Speaker(s):
Dr. Mark Green 
State Senator
Daron Hall
Davidson County Sheriff

Tony Roberts, Dan Davis, Juan Borges and all conservative groups.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

TSU College Colors Day

TSU College Colors Day

Hands on Nashville Day

Hands on Nashville Day

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Flippant Stray Thoughts for Thursday, 8/14/2014...

Commentary by Paul Jensen
Props to Channel 17 for their new 5:30 pm newscast. Well done... 

The 4th District House race brings back nightmare images of hanging chads and that guy with the huge magnifying glass... 

A Cambria Suites could be headed to Eighth Avenue South... 

Their website describes Cambria Suites as an upscale brand of luxury hotels. It is clearly aimed to the business traveler. In other words, people traveling on somebody else's money... 

So expect a $10 bottle of water (one) sitting on the desk in your room... 

If you ever need to find a Jensen MediaNet traveler, he/she will be at the Super 8... 

Or in a sleeping bag on the side of the road. Probably near a speedway... 

Bob Corker for President??? That's just what we need: another marginal Republican candidate in what should be a quality field headed to victory in 2016... 

If you are a member of a band and there is an outstanding warrant for your arrest for allegedly stealing over $4,000 worth of cords and adapters from a Franklin Walmart, you might want to make sure your band doesn't have any gigs in the Nashville area... 

Or at least change the name of the band...

Such was the case for Joel Thompson of Rochester NY, who was cuffed and stuffed before an engagement at The End on Elliston Place... 

Five years from now, when somebody googles his name, instead of finding any of the numerous newspaper and broadcast articles about this story, they will find this column and I will be blamed for ruining this man's life because he can't find a job... 

It's happened before... 

Never mind I wasn't accused of stealing from Walmart any more than I was guilty of driving my car up a utility pole at 2nd & Broadway and leaving it leaning upright against the pole... 

Yeah, that actually happened too... 

I'll never mention that person's name again... 

Massive explosions and exploding sewers. The west side is soooo boring... 

Karl Dean is coming to my part of town for his next health walk, which means he technically met my challenge because he will be walking south of Old Hickory. Never thought that would happen. But he won't be walking in my neighborhood (imagine that), nor will he be walking on Edmondson Pike, Holt Road or Nolensville Pike... 

Instead he'll be walking in Lenox Village, where everything is perfect and most of the residents are renters and not property tax-paying homeowners who are footing the bill for Dean's lavish spending... 

OK Karl, let me spell it out so even you can understand it: come take a walk on Edmondson Pike between Old Hickory and Holt Road. I'll even join you and maybe we can raise some money for the Nashville Rescue Mission... 

You might want to bring some police cars to block traffic so we don't get killed... 

Like there's a chance in hell of that ever happening... 

'Til next time, see ya'...

Monday, August 11, 2014

Caffeinated Conservatives


Uncommon Grounds
1053 Donelson Avenue
Old Hickory, Tennessee 37138

Saturday, August 16th
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Hot Topics for Discussion:
For Amendment 1, Lorene Steffes will be presenting the case for why you should vote Yes on 1!
For Amendment 2, a presenter will tell us why having our judges selected by the governor is a good idea!
For Amendment 3, State Senator Brian Kelsey will tell us why we need this to stop a future state income tax!

Come with your questions and appetite for good food, great coffee, and excellent conversation. See you then!

Thanks for your support !
Steven Clements & Terry Torre

Southeast Nashville Conservatives Breakfast

Shoney's (Antioch)
Bell Road @ Cane Ridge Road
I-24E Bell Road Exit

Saturday, August 16th
Breakfast/Social (8:30 am - 9:00 am)
Meeting (9:00 am - 10:00 am)

Guest Speaker(s):
Lorene Steffes
'Yes on 1'

Proposed Constitutional Amendment No. 1 for the November 4, 2014 General Election Ballot regarding Abortion - Tennessee has the fewest abortion restrictions of any state in the southeast 

Ms. Steffes has a video/slide presentation you don't want to miss.

Robert Duvall & Pat Carl

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