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Re: SURJ Plans Protest, Boycott of Trump-Related Businesses on Black Friday (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-25-2016

posted by: crackoamerican
I can see boycotting Stolichnaya since the Russkies interfered in the election....
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Re: SURJ Plans Protest, Boycott of Trump-Related Businesses on Black Friday (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-25-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
I see that Macy's pissed off Trump by dropping their clothing line, others may be batshit christians, some are retailers who probably sell other merchandise from other objectionable manufacturers. But...
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Re: SURJ Plans Protest, Boycott of Trump-Related Businesses on Black Friday (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-25-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
How exactly are these businesses connected to Donald Trump?...
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Re: Memorials to Remember Crime Victims (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-25-2016

posted by: LoveBC
Glad to see the victims getting the attention they deserve. I also sincerely wish we would take crime more seriously in this city instead of constantly making excuses for perps....
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Re: Report: Crime Rate Up But Lower Than 2006 (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-24-2016

posted by: Thoughtful
Great article. Actually has historical context. Thanks Toby....
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Re: What's Up With #ThanksgivingInJail? (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-24-2016

posted by: ern
Long Duck Dong is correct, guilty or not, I just feel more holiday festive if they are all off the street....
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-24-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@CL A very happy Thanksgiving to you. Great minds do indeed think alike about Turkey....
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Re: What's Up With #ThanksgivingInJail? (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-24-2016

posted by: Long Duck Dong
#wheretheybelong...
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-24-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
APop, I too believe there are all kinds of reasons to gerrymander, please reference the Democrats screwing of Kucinich's district. But in a perfect innocent world I just don't see...
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-24-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@CL One last comment from me on this issue. The purpose of gerrymandering is not to create racial majorities. It is to create absolutely safe seats for the incumbent based...
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Re: Whites, Weed, & Some Racist B.S. (News: The Fly-By)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 11-24-2016

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"... gave Memphis Police Department officers the choice of charging those caught with a half ounce or less of marijuana with a $50 ticket or the full state charge of...
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
Oak, Of course you can draw boundaries to create white majorities without creating black majorities, or vice versa. It's not even very hard....
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@Oak Yes....
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: crackoamerican
The people of the 9th have issues they don't share with other districts. It's a good thing to have focused representation. A diluted voter pool including neo liberals would result...
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: OakTree
@AP - You are correct, AP. I think people might be forgetting, that in order to create white majority areas, you have to draw boundaries that perforce create black majority...
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@Crack I think you misinterpreted my post. I was describing why Representative Cohen's district was drawn the way it was. I was not making a value judgment on whether that...
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: crackoamerican
ArlingtonPop, maybe a long skinny finger down the Poplar corridor to Germantown and a squiggly one up to Dyersburg. Maybe just one finger will do. There are so many options....
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: ArlingtonPop
@Pack I still think gerrymandered is a better description. The idea is to build a wall around the heavily Democratic areas and not allow those voters to threaten the safely...
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: Packrat
Seriously, Apop, cracko's right. Cohen's district is the farthest thing from being gerrymandered. Redlined might be a better description....
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Re: TDOT: Westbound I-40 Lanes Open Wednesday (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: nobody
If you build it, they will come. But we gotta have nice roads for them to get here....
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Re: TDOT: Westbound I-40 Lanes Open Wednesday (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: Timeout4
Agree CL. Memphis is a transportation hub, and a vital one. Skyscrapers will come when the private sector thinks they are a worthy investment....
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: crackoamerican
APop and ern, You will be hard pressed to find a congressional district that is less gerrymandered. How would you change the borders to bring in more Republicans without creating...
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Re: TDOT: Westbound I-40 Lanes Open Wednesday (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: FUNKbrs
Why build a skyscraper the average person will never go in when a highway thousands will drive on everyday can be built?...
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Re: Cohen: TVA Should Not Tap Aquifer (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-17-2016
Posted: 11-23-2016

posted by: nobody
Keeping the 9th district Democrat is only fair considering how gerrymandered the 8th is. Cohen isn't doing a fine job. He's doing a great job....
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Re: TDOT: Westbound I-40 Lanes Open Wednesday (News: News Blog)
Issue: 11-24-2016
Posted: 11-22-2016

posted by: CL Mullins
apok, Memphis is and always has been a transportation hub. No transportation, no hub....
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