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The Big Flip: Memphis Needs to Keep Homeownership Affordable

There’s an expression that many city dwellers use, and now that I am back in Memphis, it comes to my mind frequently:...

Into the Dumb …

Did you know that the word “gullible” does not appear in any dictionary? It’s true. Look it up. I’ll wait. For those...

A Year In the Numbers: The Ups and Downs of COVID-19 Data

COVID-19 has flooded reporters with daily data and I’ve been swimming in it for a year. Nearly every single day, I’ve...

The Tweet That Was …

This may seem unlikely to readers of this column who are still clinging to the golf slacks of the former president...

Rum Diary: A Ramble Down Memory Lane in the Bahamas

If there is one thing I have really missed during the lockdown due to the pandemic, it’s traveling. Especially with...

Stop the Steal

In a democracy — or, if you prefer, a republic — the government’s actions are supposed to reflect the will of the...

White Flight

Did you read the online Vanity Fair article about a few Memphis Country Club types who supposedly took a private jet...

Perennials

The rain poured through the downspout near my bedroom window Sunday night. It’s a sound like low soft thunder, and it...

Prickly City

Irish poet Oscar Wilde opined in his 1899 essay, “The Decay of Lying,” that “Life imitates art far more than art...

The Yahoo Posse

In case you were ever worried about the GOP-dominated state government of Tennessee not having the best interests of...