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Re: Former Memphis Police Officer Indicted for Stalking; Shelby Jailers Let Go Over Contraband Charges (News: News Blog)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: Salim Rivers
I just shake my head at those who are supposed to uphold the law, are some of the main ones who break the law. And yes, they are only human,...
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Re: Memphis: Downtown Boomtown! (News: Cover Feature)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: williamthewebb
"But the promise is still there...and, if all goes as planned, more opportunities for Memphians." Yes, I do hope we will see more opportunities for ALL Memphians. Not sure how...
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Re: Memphis: Downtown Boomtown! (News: Cover Feature)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: williamthewebb
Also, I see Crosstown Concourse pictured on the cover and in the illustration accompanying the article. Crosstown Concourse is, of course, in CROSSTOWN (part of Midtown) and not downtown (or...
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Re: Memphis: Downtown Boomtown! (News: Cover Feature)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: williamthewebb
"The DMC redeveloped the James Lee House in Victorian Village into a bed and breakfast." Huh??? I do believe it was José and Jennifer Velázquez who spent $2 million to...
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Re: A Matter of Time (Opinion: Editorial)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
APop, Off hand some things come to mind. Lumping all offenders together is cheaper, so we're looking at short term expense. Sending some kids back to their original environment after...
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Re: Schadenfreude at the Polls (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: Long Duck Dong
BVW: As a writer of fiction you're no Philip K. Dick, but keep at it. At least until your attempts at political subterfuge become apparent even to your most ardent...
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Re: Schadenfreude at the Polls (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: mejjep
Kinda off subject....but, as a person who has volunteered to work at polling locations for several elections, I hear your "bitching"...I guess I should expect no less, considering I'm the...
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Re: A Matter of Time (Opinion: Editorial)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@Oak I might also say that such extreme cases prove the point. What I was doing was exposing the fallacy of making a sweeping statement about the development accountability in...
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Re: How It Happened in the 8th District (Politics: Politics Feature)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: OakTree
I'm a little bit worried by Kustoff's reliance on bald demagoguery in the campaign, and still think Flinn is under appreciated. But my main concern in this election was making...
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Re: UPDATE: CLERB Ordinance Passes; New Language Retains Subpoena Power (News: News Blog)
Issue: 08-04-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: Firefox
Glad I could make your day Oak. This will be new territory for MPD and the MPA (Memphis Police Association). As much as I dislike Conrad, he is 100% correct...
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Re: A Matter of Time (Opinion: Editorial)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
APop and Jeff, I've just finished working 10 years with teen aged offenders. The cut off in these programs for attempted murderers and murders was about 13. Muggers, gay bashers...
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Re: Schadenfreude at the Polls (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: Clyde
Maybe the nice lady's son will take her back to her house to get her passport. My elderly mother never leaves home without it, nor her American Express card....
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Re: A Matter of Time (Opinion: Editorial)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: OakTree
@AP - What you are doing here, is a form of 'reductio ad absurdum' argument. By taking an extreme case, you are trying to argue that the principle being articulated...
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Re: A Matter of Time (Opinion: Editorial)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@Jeff Oh, I did. I used to work at JC, too....
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Re: Schadenfreude at the Polls (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: OakTree
Anything that makes it harder to vote, benefits the established order, whatever that might be. It is for this reason, that poll taxes were introduced in the South. It is...
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Re: Nixon & Trump (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: Packrat
Yeah Clyde, that must be why Roger Stone has Nixon's visage tattooed on his back yet still stumps for Trump and threatens violence if Trump loses....
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Re: Schadenfreude at the Polls (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: Jeff
I think I have a pretty good idea how such a thing could happen, Bruce. It's happening all over the country, and those doing it aren't even trying very hard...
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Re: Nixon & Trump (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: Clyde
Thanks for introducing a new generation to Richard Nixon. Hillary Clinton is the millennial's version....
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Re: UPDATE: CLERB Ordinance Passes; New Language Retains Subpoena Power (News: News Blog)
Issue: 08-04-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: OakTree
Firefox, your entire statement is testimony to WHY we need this change in the first place. An active CLERB is a mechanism to deal with BAD COPS. It's not 'anti-police'...
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Re: A Matter of Time (Opinion: Editorial)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: Jeff
Go back and read the first part, Pop....
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Re: UPDATE: CLERB Ordinance Passes; New Language Retains Subpoena Power (News: News Blog)
Issue: 08-04-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: Fergus Nolan
Even a well-managed community-oriented police force can have some bad apples, and the Blue Wall of silence is a real thing. Transparency improves policing, and CLERB hearings are (unlike IAD...
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Re: Nixon & Trump (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: Packrat
A parliamentary system could accommodate multiple parties, ours is designed explicitly NOT to. Any third party movement that is successful gets subsumed into one of the two. By all rights,...
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Re: Nixon & Trump (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
Lumping everyone born within a generation into one or two stereotypes is as silly as, well a two party system....
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Re: A Matter of Time (Opinion: Editorial)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@Jeff Sure. After all, people below the age of 25 are, in the judge's words, "just kids" and "its in their contract to be stupid" Ah, there you go. This...
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Re: Memphis: Downtown Boomtown! (News: Cover Feature)
Issue: 08-11-2016
Posted: 08-11-2016

posted by: East Memphis Mark
The trolley's are the glue to downtown and must be brought back ASAP. It's a continuing missed huge opportunity as they sit idle in month 26 of a 'temporary 4-6...
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