Month: March 2010

Income Tax Ban Moves Ahead

Yesterday the State Senate approved a measure that would make it unconstitutional for any government in Tennessee to institute any kind of Income Tax. The measure, sponsored by freshly minted State Senator Brian Kelsey of Germantown passed by a vote…

New Candidate in TN-06

From the Shelbyville Times Gazette: Marine Capt. Ben Leming of Murfreesboro has filed a petition to run as a Democrat for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Bart Gordon. Adviser Jeff Clark told The Associated Press on Monday that…

Mourning Coffee – Holy Crap Edition

When news broke yesterday about the layoff of A. C. Kleinheider and six other journalists from SouthComm, I was shocked, but not terribly surprised. The print world has been a long suffering industry, and even though Kleinheider worked on the…

The SouthComm 7 ‘Blood Bath’

And seven now are gone in Nashville. Nashville Chatter Class has the story. Nashville media giant Southcomm announced a new round of layoffs today, including arguably the state‚Äôs most popular political blogger. The company, which owns the Nashville Scene, the…

A Democrat for TN-01!

Joe Powell alerts us to a DEMOCRATIC candidate for the 1st District seat currently held by Phil Roe by providing this presser he received: Mike Clark, a Johnson City native, has announced his bid for the First Congressional District seat…