Category: Commentary

The Aftermath of August

Election day is just a week away, and campaigns all over the state are ramping up their efforts to get voters to the polls. This isn’t unusual, in fact it happens every election cycle. What is unusual is that several…

Strange Signs

There are a lot of things I don’t understand, and this picture is one of them. How does someone support the most liberal member of the Tennessee delegation to Congress, and two Republicans who are anything but liberals? I won’t…

Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics

As I noted in yesterday’s Happy Hour, former Memphis Mayor Willie Herenton had a presser yesterday. I was only able to listen to a little of it because I was working, but what I heard was interesting, and not entirely…

The Fightin’ 8th GOP Slugfest

There are some pretty high stakes happening in the 8th District right now with the retirement of long-time congressman, John Tanner, who has served 11-terms in Washington. I wrote yesterday about the insane amount of mailers that certain areas were…