Author Archive for Steve Ross

Bully Bill Battle

Is Mark White feeling heat from the right?

As session lumbers on, most of the goofy distraction bills have either been passed, or passed up. Its time to take a look at some of the things we missed while we were being distracted, and bills that are coming…

Whine and groceries

So very true

I’m going to tell you a secret. I hate Wine in Grocery stores. I don’t hate the idea. I love the idea. I hate the amount of oxygen Wine in Grocery Stores sucks out of the “room”. The incessant coverage…

Vouchers are no “golden ticket”

There's always a catch to every golden ticket

Its “National School Choice Week” the press release reads, and they loaded up busses from Southland Mall in Whitehaven this morning to take people to Nashville in support of the School Voucher bill supported by Brian Kelsey and John DeBerry…and…

Opportunity Hamstrung

Not much chance of getting out of poverty in the south - Click to see the full map.

Friday, Knoxviews mentioned an ongoing study on the equality of opportunity in the United States. The results shouldn’t be all that surprising if you’ve been paying attention…especially here in the south. According to the report, economic mobility…or the chances of…