Category: Commentary

Screwing the Little Guy

Yesterday, in a decision that’s received less media play than a weekend softball game, the Supreme Court ruled… that a claim that an entire arbitration agreement is invalid won’t be heard by a neutral judge unless the plaintiff specifically challenges…

Actions And Words Should Align

Guys, I’m just going to tell you that I’m in no mood this morning for silliness.  I’m sitting reading this article from the Times News Online and it just screams to me that maybe we need to be fact-checking a…

Your Body Is A Battleground

Earlier this week, we linked to a post at Raw Story about Pat Robertson who gave these wonderful words (sarcasm) of advice regarding women. CO-HOST: Pat, this is from Anne who says, “My husband has always been a flirt and…

Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word

Ta-Nehisi Coates talks about politicians who screw up and won’t say two simple words: Carly Fiorina, who has repeatedly embarrassed herself since going into politics, was caught on tape mocking Barbara Boxer’s hair. Here’s her response: “I regret this whole…

More on David Lenoir

We wrote last week about some problems with David Lenoir’s campaign financial disclosures…most importantly that he received too much money for the primary from 9 donors. One of those donors was The K.B.L. Family Limited Partnership. Two minor problems with…

Crazy Like a Fox

Why Willie Herenton’s statements should surprise no one, and other observations on the 9th District Congressional race I can’t tell you how many times since his display outside Cohen Headquarters two weeks ago I’ve had people ask me if Willie…

The New Poll Tax

Voting is a fundamental right in our nation. Since the 1960’s when the Voting Rights Act repealed the Jim Crow laws that sought to disenfranchise African-American voters that right has been protected from all sorts of shenanigans. Now the Tennessee…