Tag: Tennessee

Gateway To Bigotry

During this first week of the Sochi Olympics, much of the world has been discussing the oppressive anti-gay laws in Russia. Hear in Tennessee, we have an oppressive gay bill making the rounds by Memphis’ one and only Sen. Brian…

Election Day

I’m cranking up the time machine, dusting off Speak to Power and will be doing quite a bit of live blogging on today’s elections and commentary from around the state of Tennessee. Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook today…

Unemployment Pay And Hypocrisy

The question is simple: What’s wrong with getting unemployment pay? Nothing. Not one thing – and thankfully the Senate today squeaked out a bill to continue payments to 2.5 million jobless Americans. The money – $34 billion – will be…

The New Normal

When floods swept through Tennessee, lives were changed. What was taken for granted in many ways was gone. The state was optimistic though but the reality of having to start over impacted many Tennesseans lives and now that’s it’s not…

Style Over Substance

Jim Voorhies is really knocking it out of the ballpark this weekend. He talks about how election years are really no different that a year of politics these days. And how everyone is being failed. There are many things we…

Thirsty Thursday

It’s abyss time, campers, where the week has put on it’s false teeth and bitten a chunk out of our hineys. Yet, there is a fond and gentle hope that on this Friday Eve we can slowly recover from a…