Tag: Unemployment

Glen Casada on the Young Turks

It seems that the statements of a Tennessee legislator are gaining national attention. From The Young Turks: See Also: Let The Eat Cake Y’all Glen Casada Thinks You Should Just Get a Job How Do You Suggest People Eat

Lessons On Tennessee

First, from the always quote-worthy Sean Braisted. So, the Southerners are getting their panties in a wad once again, though this time instead of dragging the nation into a costly and bloody war, so far they just seem to be…

Unemployment in Shelby County at 11.4%

The Memphis Daily News reports that the unemployment rate in Shelby County has risen to 11.4% up .8% since December. Tennessee’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for January was 10.7 percent, unchanged from the revised December rate of 10.7 percent. The national…

Perry County’s Digital Factory

This actually looks promising because Perry County, which has a 27.4 percent unemployment rate, is thinking outside of the box. Instead of trying to catch up in a race in which they have already been lapped and, frankly, will likely…

Restoring Conservation Funding

The question is do they use the money to save jobs or restoring conservation funds. Governor Phil Bredesen wants to restore conservation funds that have been diverted for the last two years, even though the money could be used to…

The Working Poor

Stephen at Stone Soup Station tells us the reality of homelessness. He’s talking about the working poor this morning and giving very specific examples. It’s a heartbreaking read but he it tapping into what people, who feel that they’ve been…

Morning Coffee – Roadhouse Edition

YAAAAWWWWNNNNN…stretcccccchhhhhhhhh I’m not sure why I woke up thinking about the movie Roadhouse. There is obviously something SERIOUSLY WRONG with me. But, sure enough, here I am taking this golden opportunity to talk about ANYTHING OTHER THAN ROADHOUSE to talk…