Month: February 2010

Scoring Low On LGBT Employment Treatment In Tennessee

The Memphis Flyer’s Bianca Phillips has the scoop. Earlier this month, the Human Rights Campaign released its annual Corporate Equality Index, ranking hundreds of America’s largest companies based on treatment of LGBT employees. Memphis-based AutoZone and Tennessee-based Cracker Barrel both…

The Ups And The Downs Of Unemployment

Jason Tippett is telling you the upside during a down period. If there’s a silver lining to getting shown the door by my employer after nearly 11 years’ service — besides being forced to move ahead with my graduate school…

Morning Coffee – TGINM Edition

Yeah, that’s right, I said it. Thank God it’s not Monday, which could be said just about any day of the week, but Monday. But today, I’m especially glad it’s not Monday, because Monday is the first day of March,…

Blue Dog Fundraising

Open Secrets files a report on the fundraising prowess of Blue Dog democrats. Rep. Lincoln Davis, Rep Jim Cooper and Rep. John Tanner’s numbers are also on display in the report. Whether it was health care reform, cap and trade…

An American Tale By Roger Ebert

I don’t usually point out national blogs here but I found this post by Roger Ebert this morning where he talks a great deal about health care and the realities facing not only citizens but government as a whole. He…