Author: ssturgis

TVA Shuffles Deck

Mike Duncan, chairman of the Tennessee Valley Authority for the past year, stepped down on Friday from that seat in order to take an active role in a new political fund-raising pac for the right called American Crossroads. He will…

Guess What’s To the Right of Fox News?

Guess which television news network may no longer be considered the most right-leaning network after this summer? That’s right. Fox News is about to get some competition for those conservative Nielsen family eyeballs. Comcast is planning to launch a new…

Replacing Mumpower

The abrupt announcement by the state’s Republican Majority Leader, Jason Mumpower, that he would not be seeking re-election on March 25 caught many across the state by surprise. In addition to coming out of the blue (or red, as the…

Shelter For Everyone

Shelter is one of the basest human needs, and often it is denied those at their most vulnerable due only to their sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. That topic came up last night at a lightly-attended listening meeting…

If A Tree Falls Near Collinwood

Wood waste = both jet fuel and jobs. According to The Courier in Savannah, Collinwood will be getting 50 green jobs thanks to Hawaii-based ClearFuels Technology‘s decision to invest $200 million into a biorefinery in Wayne County. The facility is…