Tag: Tennessee Legislature

We Need More Harold Buehlers

I never met Harold Buehler. I, like most Memphians had heard of him, but honestly, until the past several months I didn’t know that much about him, or what he did. I didn’t know that he was a former educator…

Morning Coffee – 1K Edition

Yesterday, we here at Speak to Power passed a milestone with our 1000th post. Way back in February when we started this thing we had a vague idea of what we were trying to accomplish; build up and help promote…

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 Since the 1960’s when the Voting Rights Act repealed the Jim Crow laws that sought to disenfranchise African-American voters that right has been protected from all sorts of shenanigans.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

Morning Coffee – Breathe Easy Edition

Tennessee you can rest easy. As Senator Mark Norris tweeted at 2am this morning the Tennessee Legislature adjourned early this morning. Thank God! Y’all, it’s been so bad that one opinion piece yesterday called this legislature inept. More importantly, they…