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The Case for Amending the 20th Amendment

Regardless of personal politics, all of us who have endured this strangest of “lame-duck” presidential transitions...

How to Fix Our Broken Electoral System

Every presidential election season spawns calls for reform of our rickety, antiquated system for electing presidents...

The Nylon Net Building and the Fabric of the Community

Coming from a small town in Arkansas, Memphis was a dream for me. When I looked for my first apartment, I was guided...

Losing the Latinos: The President’s Failed Strategy

The national media has reported recently (and erroneously) that Latino support for Joe Biden is flagging. These...

Come On, Lamar! There’s Still Time for Senator Alexander...

It seems all so obvious now. Last January 31st, Lamar Alexander, Tennessee’s senior senator, voted to dismiss John...

It’s Time to Leave TVA

As a lifelong Memphian deeply involved in our city’s civic community, never before have I seen a more...

The Trump Virus

Okay, let me answer the only talking point the Trump campaign has left: The president’s team is demanding that...

“Bounty” Scandal Shows Again How Putin Owns Trump

Stop it! There is no way to explain President Trump’s lack of action in response to U.S. intelligence showing Russia...

Trump’s DACA Defeat

Ten years ago, 41 senators voted down the “Dream Act” which — if passed — would have allowed young people not born in...

No Domestic War Zones

My scariest moment in a war zone was only two weeks after getting to Afghanistan. I was in a convoy of six vehicles...