A friendly reminder/word of warning to you "Gays" - Rev. Gaines of Bellevue Baptist is by my observation one of the rare holy men whose righteousness brings awesome power to produce fundamental changes. As Saint Patrick drove the snakes from Eire --- Rev'G has driven lesbians out of womens' softball! As a Heterosexual FIC*, imagine my pride when Memphis, Tennessee once again made news as the Evangelical Colossus blockaded the Bible Belittling Blasphemous Butch Batting Bitches at Bellevue Baptist! (alliteration intended) Even though the team made no statement as to their chosen sexual depravities, had no "agenda", and cunningly hid their sinister plans by shrewdly having both straight and gay players. Pure Evil Genius on the part of the outed,hell-bound lesbo - but she "misunderestimated" B'Vue's ability to sniff out someone who did not radiate sufficient femininity AND who would answer their inquisition truthfully. However it was achieved - rest easy - the first seed of lesbianic ingress into the world of Womens' fast pitch was thwarted. And, for as long as the serpents have been absent from the Emerald Isle - shall this sport be the bastion of heterosexual dikes! (note - I KNOW there are feminine, hetero, softball players. I don't mean to irritate the innocent. I felt compelled to utilize sardonic hyperbole in this composition so as to spit a righteous loogie in the face of the hypocrites whose idea of WWJD is to act in dick-ish fashion) *Frayser Irish Catholic
Ladies and Gentlemen, we are now flying over Nashville, Tennessee... please re-set your watches back to freakin' 1912.
Memphis kids, as Memphis voters, are part of Shelby County. To hear the opponents of the surrender one would guess we are illegal aliens.
This whole thing started because there was real danger of the suburbs essentially cutting their dollars supporting Memphis students and make the county schools that much better funded. As Johnny Rambo's said "they drew first blood."
I have paid Memphis taxes (higher because I'm paying for Memphis and County schools - and sent my kids to Catholic Schools. The only problem I have with that concept is paying higher than the County residents so they will be better funded.
Public shool education is a foundation of this country - your tax dollars aren't supposed to benefit your students at the expense of other citizen students within the taxing district. If Bartlett and Collierville and G-Town want to open their own school system and pay a double share like I've done for decades - let em put their chicken-shoot wallet where their alligator mouth is!
The nomenclature for Hostile Operational Environment Situation (HOES) for WAC SMEER Unit (Women's Army Corps Special Medical Emergency Evac Resource), was obviously originated without thinking about the connotations, since females were precluded from Critical and Acute (CRAC) Evacuations (CRAC-VAC). in effectuation for war theatres. There is a growing sentiment however to update the rules for CRAC HOES in the military.
And as a gesture of respect for Memphis history, Frayser legend Tim Dwyer (Judge Tim Dwyer - the only boy from the Homeland to ever sit on THAT side of the bench) restored a Merrymobile to its original glory - that is a contribution to Memphis pop culture which could have slipped away forever!
Growing up in Frayser, we used to visit Mr. Brooks' estate and regale the rich girls from Raleigh and Scenic Hills with stories of spirits of African hunters and ghostly big game which still disturbed the peacable banks at night - unable to complete either their hunt or their mortality. This was a perfect place because after we completed our adventures with the girlfriends of the Raleigh and Bartlett geeks we didn't have far to return to Two Flags Over Frayser for a cold Falstaff and the Raleigh society girls could walk home with their memories.
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