LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Checking Your Privilege

Checking Your Privilege

"Check your privilege." You hear and read that phrase more and more these days, usually in reference to a white person being unaware of

Be Polite. Be Good.

NRA types like to say "an armed society is a polite society." To which I add, "... with lots of dead and wounded people."

You Are For Sale

If you're reading this column online, your Internet Service Provider (ISP) has a record of it. In fact, they have a record of every

Paper Cuts

Gannett, The Commercial Appeal's corporate overlord, began rolling out the company's "Newsroom of the Future" concept in Memphis last week. Apparently, the newsroom of

Flat City

A story came out in The Commercial Appeal this week that caused some chatter around local social media networks. The story was about a

Stay in the Woods

Hillary Clinton gave a speech last week in her father's hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania. It sounded a lot like one of her campaign speeches,

The Death of Suburbia

There was a fascinating series of stories on the Business Insider website last week called "The Death of Suburbia." That phrase will no doubt

Me and Beer

I cannot write about Donald Trump again this week. I just can't. It's beyond madness, beyond commentary, at this point. We are careening toward

This Land ...

This land is your land, this land is my land From California to the New York island From the redwood forest to the Gulf
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Reader Comments

Be Polite. Be Good.

Bric-a-Brac: Soon, there will be video of every moment, every day, and everything. Can't say I look forward to that, but »

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Be Polite. Be Good.

OakTree: These data provide evidence, that those of us recommending the body cameras, as a way to improve policing in Memphis, »

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Be Polite. Be Good.

Shep Fargotstein: Great editorial Bruce. The video camera doesn't just catch bad cops doing bad things....it also catches criminals making false statements »

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You Are For Sale

Bric-a-Brac: Datguy,

Perhaps it's just part of the human condition.

That's not to say that it's incorrectable, just that »

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