Tag: Willie Herenton

What Will Willie Say Now?

President Barack Obama has endorsed Rep. Steve Cohen in the race for the 9th. “Congressman Cohen is a proven leader in the United States Congress and a strong voice for Tennessee. Together, we passed historic health care reform and together…

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…

Mid-Week Meanderings

Ahh … it’s the end of Hump Day where beer is eyed greedily and the light at the end of the week’s work tunnel has suddenly come into sight.  As it goes for us pesky bloggers, we like to link…

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…

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…

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…