What They Said 

Comments from memphisflyer.com

On "Reinventing Government":

"Why consolidation??? How can you even ask that? Consolidation because *someone* has to think of the children, that's why. Consolidation so that we can do our duty in this time of war against evil, and root out domestic dissent at home. Consolidation because Elvis would have wanted it that way, and Jesus does want it that way. ... And in closing, I say to you that extremism in defense of Libertyland is no vice, while moderation in the pursuit of Bass Pro is no fur chew. Consolidation today, consolidation tomorrow, consolidation forever." — Powergamz

About "Morning Bird Walk":

"Why would The Memphis Flyer use a photo of a European Great Tit on an announcement for a north Mississippi bird walk? I'm sure the Audubon Society would be glad to furnish a photo of a native species." — J.R. Wilson

[Editor's Note: Because our readers prefer to see photos of Great Tits.]

About "Grudge Match" and the upcoming congressional showdown between Willie Herenton and Steve Cohen:

"If Green Bay wants a dilapidated roller coaster, District 9 constituents should dismantle Herenton's Runaway Mine Train of an ego and ship it to them posthaste. Now there's a ride that'll leave our Midwestern comrades queasy and disoriented for years to come!" — Phlo

Comment of the Week:

About "Name the City" and coming up with a new name if we ever consolidate city/county governments:

"'Lil' Detroit.' It has some of the same economic problems, and Fords have been big local players." — pstd

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
    • Crime, I-240, & #ThanksgivingInJail

      New crime figures are out, the flyover is open, and many spent the holiday behind bars.
    • Makers Marked

      New study maps makers and their needs.
    • Saving York

      Neighbors band to save Midtown home

Blogs

News Blog

Trader Joe's Project Back on Track

From My Seat

Boca, Bartow, and Backflips

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Music Video Monday: Richard James

Tiger Blue

Ole Miss 85, Tigers 77

Fly On The Wall Blog

Tony Allen's Big D Beats Stiff Competition

Intermission Impossible

Naughty & Nice: What's on Stage this Christmas?

News Blog

Etsy Declares Memphis an "Official Maker City"

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Flyer Readers

  • What They Said...

    Letters and comments from Flyer readers ... Memphis Zoo and the Greensward, and Donald Trump.
    • Mar 10, 2016
  • What They Said...

    about that CBHS gay student, Foote Homes, Lesley Young's NOLA, and Obama and ISIS
    • Oct 8, 2015
  • What They Said... (July 23, 2015)

    Letters and comments from Flyer readers ... Nathan Bedford Forrest, Civil War history, and gun rights.
    • Jul 23, 2015
  • More »

Readers also liked…

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2016

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation