Will Medicaid block grant proposal be beneficial for Tennesseans?

Posted by | September 30, 2019 1:44 pm

Democratic Dialog – By Debra Wines

Former Republican Congressman Paul Ryan was a great proponent of cutting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.  His dream was to make both Medicare and Medicaid into block grants as a method to chip away and, eventually, eliminate those programs providing safety nets to the poor, senior citizens, children, and the disabled.  He claimed his one regret, when he retired from the House of Representatives, was his failure to accomplish that goal.  Gov. Lee, along with State Senator Paul Bailey and State Representative Timothy Hill, have taken up the banner by promoting Tennessee as the first state to petition the federal government and … CONTINUED

A time for choosing where you will stand in the fight

Posted by | September 30, 2019 12:46 pm

The Right Stuff – By Donald Holman

As I write this column, I still cannot believe we are headed toward an impeachment trial, in what I believe is the ultimate temper tantrum of a entitled group of politicians and the calculated efforts of the behind- the-scenes political hacks that have no intention of letting the voters decide elections. Both groups have lots of contempt for the voters that elected Trump and even more contempt if you continue to support him. How can this be?

In the last fiscal year, the United States of America brought in $3.33 trillion and spent $4.11 trillion. Having even partial control of that … CONTINUED

Something may just have to die

Posted by | September 30, 2019 12:42 pm

By Steve Qualls – Christpoint Church

I’ve heard it said, “The only two certainties in life are death and taxes.”

I’m not sure how equipped you are at paying taxes, but the big question is, “What needs to die?”

Let me explain with a series of Old Testament illustrations. In the book of Judges, the story of an evil and cruel army commander is played out in chapter 4. Israel is being oppressed under the occupation of the king of Canaan. His royal commander, Sisera, was the strong arm for him and crushed and intimidated the people of Israel with his might. He commanded a massive army with … CONTINUED

Active Duty Military Personnel

Posted by | September 30, 2019 10:19 am

On Oct. 7, The Expositor will begin publishing a list titled “Active Duty Military Personnel.” We are proud to join the community in recognizing those who are serving our country. We will continually accept additions to the list. The names submitted must have a connection to White, Van Buren, Putnam, DeKalb, Cumberland, or Warren counties. (The individual serving in the military must be from one of these counties or have parents, a spouse, or children who live in one of these counties.)

Submissions must be emailed to kim@spartalive.com. Please provide  name and rank, branch of military, hometown, and where the person is stationed.

Fall Photo Contest winner

Posted by | September 30, 2019 8:29 am

JACQUE POWELL is the winner of the Fall Photo Contest sponsored by The Expositor and SpartaLive.com. She received 172 “likes” on Facebook by 8 a.m., Sept. 30, for her photo. Jacque will receive a six-month subscription to The Expositor. Watch SpartaLive for other contests in the future.

Get your copy of today’s Expositor

Posted by | September 30, 2019 7:42 am

Get The Expositor at these locations:

WHITE COUNTY: Highway 84 Market, Jose’s Market, Airport Marathon, Dollar General (all stores), Geer’s Grocery, Wilmar Market, Highway 70 Market, Central View Market and Grill, Big T’s Market, Keith’s Market, The Landing, Lazy Days Market, Mapco Express, Peacock Express, Bon Air Market, EZ Food Mart, Walgreens, Floyd’s Cash Saver, Sparta Market, Highway 111 Shell, Walmart, Regas Exxon, Alcorn’s Market, South Young Market, All In One/Sunoco (next to Burger King), Post Office

VAN BUREN COUNTY: Peacock Express, Citgo, Dollar General, Save-A-Lot, Spencer Drug Co.


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