Ted Cruz Names Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theorist As Top Foreign-Policy Adviser

Frank Gaffney and Ted Cruz. Photo: Richard Ellis/Getty Images From Eric Levitz New York Magazine: On Thursday, Cruz revealed his national-security advisory team. The first name on the list? Frank “Obama is a Muslim” Gaffney, Bloomberg reports. Gaffney is the Joe McCarthy of Islamophobia. His think tank, the Center for Security Policy, is dedicated to[…]

Tennessee House Strips $100K from UT Diversity Operations for ‘In God We’ Trust Decals

Micha Van Huss, R-Jonesborough From Richard Locker at the Knoxville News-Sentinel: A bill that would strip the University of Tennessee of $100,000 a year in state funding for certain diversity and inclusion operations began advancing in a House subcommittee Tuesday — but on a separate track than a similar effort underway in the state Senate.[…]