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…

Same As It Ever Was

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I’ve heard it said several times recently that no one cares about the poor. It’s one of the saddest statements ever uttered. For a nation that prides itself on creating the “American Dream”, we have learned that location is everything.…

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…

Getting Under Their Skin

State Rep. Sherry Jones on the floor of the House

Take two minutes to see the squabbling on the floor of the House yesterday. Stay tuned for Rep. Butts statements at the end. I’d tell you to grab a bag of popcorn and a coke if it wasn’t so sad…