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Spring “Blessings” from Our Lawmakers

Spring has come, if you can call it that, what with the more-than-occasional nippy morning, the on-again, off-again...

TN GOP Legislators Propose Another Voter Suppression Measure

Those readers of even moderate faculties of memory will recall a pair of legal set-tos last year pitting the Shelby...

No Backing Down. Release the Mueller Report.

Yes, we are dismayed, but not for the reasons you might think. We are not troubled by any imagined derelictions of...

Trump Lite: Governor Bill Lee’s State of the State Address

So what to make of our newly elected governor’s State of the State message, delivered Monday night? Governor Lee The...

Small Steps Toward Progress in Nashville

What is it they say? Two steps forward and one step backward? That’s sometimes cited as a formula for the pace of...

Electrolux Deal: Time to Rethink the...

The catastrophic news late last week of the imminent closing of the Electrolux plant at Pidgeon Industrial Park...

Grading Government on the Curve

It is probably too early to give out report cards on our various branches of government, but before we move deeper...

A Seasonal Summing-Up for Memphis and Shelby County

As Memphis and Shelby County headed into the heart of the holiday season, the two entities and their resident...

Vote No on All Three November Election Referenda

We have said all this before, but if there is one maxim regarding the process of communication worth trusting, it is...

Attack Ads Insult Voters’ Intelligence

One of the object lessons of the late political-primary season was the realization that you can dumb down political...