Month: May 2010

Adventures In Disaster Recovery

We have heard a lot of wonderful stories of community, of strong will and sadness in the aftermath of the Tennessee Flood. Grey Street Girl is chronicling her journey in Nashville at the blog Adventures in Disaster Recovery. In her…

Relief Concert Raises Over $11k

It’s been nearly a month since the devastating floods that struck communities across Tennessee. In that time there have been all manner of relief efforts, from calls for donations and volunteers, to concerts and other events. Last weekend there was…

Hammering Haslam

We reported yesterday about GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Haslam’s acceptance of over $500,000 in government subsidies all while opposing tax breaks for small businesses. It seems that another candidate, this time on the GOP side, has taken up the charge.…

Email a Senator, Get Indicted

What’s up with Jim Bunning? He’s been all over the news for several months now, blocking bills and nominations, it’s like he just woke up one day with a bug up his butt and decided to demand that people get…

Honoring Arizona, Oy Vey

For nearly an hour last night, the State House of Representatives debated a resolution to commend the state of Arizona for a centennial that doesn’t happen for two years, or that’s what the sponsor would have you believe. In reality,…

Helping the Farms

Governor Bredesen has issued a Federal Farm Assistance Request covering 13 counties in Middle and West Tennessee. From the TN.GOV press release: Bredesen made the request this week in a letter to U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. The 13…

Is Haslam Small Business Friendly?

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Mike McWherter has come out swinging this morning against Republican Bill Haslam on his opposition to proposed tax breaks for Tennessee small businesses even thought Haslam’s Pilot Oil has taken over $500,000 in state subsidies and grants…