What They Said 

About "Fast-Food Nation" and the quest for better wages:
"Personally I find that having my food prepared by impoverished, overworked people without health-care lends a certain excitement to an otherwise pedestrian meal." — crackomerican

click to enlarge GREG CRAVENS
  • Greg Cravens

"I believe it was that old liberal Henry Ford who believed that workers should be paid enough to buy his product."— CL Mullins

About "Letter from the Editor" and intervention in Syria:
"Hey! We have got new missiles, new planes, and other new equipment in our arsenals. We are spending untold billions on war equipment. We need to see if this stuff works. So, why not experiment using Syria as a guinea pig? Hell, they don't have the equipment or the resources to attack the U.S. Let's go for it! — oldtimeplayer

"I suggest Mayor Bloomberg's approach. Let's take away all the extra large Slurpee cups from Syria as punishment ... or a time-out would be a possibility." — Steve Vanmatre

About "Twerk It!!" and the Miley Cyrus controversy:
"I truly hope that this is the column that gets Cohen FIRED from the Post. Miley Cyrus doesn't cause rape. RAPE CULTURE and RAPISTS cause rape. Madre Mia." — LeftWingCracker

Comment of the Week:
About "Hopson and Pickler on New Board and Superintendent":
"Since Memphis City Schools gave up their charter and, by default, became part of Shelby County Schools, why wasn't Superintendent John Aitken left to continue doing what just about everyone considered to be an excellent job? While I supported the merger initially, the stench of Memphis politics has now tainted the entire ugly process, and what we have left is Memphis City Schools, Pt. 2." — RemotePatroller



Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

    • Send It Up

      At Clayborn Temple, a weekly prayer circle for racial healing takes the space back to its roots.
    • Makers Marked

      New study maps makers and their needs.


Tiger Blue

Tigers 62, UAB 55

News Blog

UTHSC Awarded Grant to Study Tobacco Use in Military

News Blog

Here Comes the 'Ikea Effect'

Politics Beat Blog

Dems' State Senate Leader Foresees Clashes with Haslam

Politics Beat Blog

Medical Marijuana Coming to Tennessee?

News Blog

MadAir Event on Saturday

Music Blog

River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

Beyond the Arc

Grizzlies 88, Trail Blazers 86: Haiku Game Notes


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…

© 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