Narrow Search

  • Show Only

  • Category

  • Narrow by Date

    • All
    • Today
    • Last 7 Days
    • Last 30 Days
    • Select a Date Range
    • From:


Re: “Trafficked Gets Benefit Premiere In Memphis

There is no basically about it. They are locked in, beat, and doing it against their will. A brothel is a place that houses prostitutes, not slaves.

Posted by Caren Dantzker Nichol on 10/13/2017 at 7:50 AM

Re: “El Pendejo

CL, you give Allen too much credit. I believe he copied and posted from Trump/White House website.

3 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Pamela Cate on 10/13/2017 at 7:37 AM

Re: “Hear It Now: Silence is Deadly

Silencer - The legal definition for a firearm suppression device
Suppressor - The technical definition for a firearm suppression device

2 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by Dale Gaither on 10/13/2017 at 4:51 AM

Re: “El Pendejo

Kudos to you for all the long hours compiling the info not to mention the effort deciding which gets a number and which gets an asterisk.
Extra points if you can find just one that is wrong.

4 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by CL Mullins on 10/12/2017 at 8:46 PM

Re: “What They Said...

I miss Dennis Freeland. The Flyer had a great sports section when Dennis was at the Flyer. Has he ever been replaced? Does the Flyer even have a sports section anymore? A great paper would be even greater if you did!

Timothy Kuk kale

Posted by Rick Harrison on 10/12/2017 at 6:10 PM

Re: “El Pendejo

That list is, by and large, a document of legislative failure and autographs the judiciary didn't want. But put it under your pillow if it helps.

8 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by Chris Davis on 10/12/2017 at 4:15 PM

Re: “El Pendejo

Pamela.. Obama had both houses when he took office It took him over 2 years to pass his first major legislation (The Rino Republicans gave it to him)...President trump has been in just about a year and has done more than Obama did in his first 2.

7 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Allen Russell on 10/12/2017 at 3:10 PM

Re: “El Pendejo

Pamela... President Trumps accomplishments so far!
1.Supreme Court Judge Gorsuch
2.59 missiles dropped in Syria.
3.He took us out of TPP
4.Illegal immigration is now down 70% (the lowest in 17 years)
5.Consumer confidence highest since 2000 at index125.6
6.Mortgage applications for new homes rise to a 7 year high.
7.Arranged 20% Tariff on soft lumber from Canada.
8.Bids for border wall are well underway.
9.Pulled out of the lopsided Paris accord.
10.Keystone pipeline approved.
11.NATO allies boost spending by 4.3%
12.Allowing VA to terminate bad employees.
13.Allowing private healthcare choices for veterans.
14.More than 600,000. Jobs created
15. Median household income at a 7 year high.
16. The Stock Market is at the highest ever In its history.
17. China agreed to American import of beef.
18. $89 Billion saved in regulation rollbacks.
19. Rollback of A Regulation to boost coal mining.
20. MOAB for ISIS
21. Travel ban reinstated.
22. Executive order for religious freedom.
23. Jump started NASA
24. $600 million cut from UN peacekeeping budget.
25. Targeting of MS13 gangs
26. Deporting violent illegal immigrants.
27. Signed 41 bills to date
28. Created a commission on child trafficking
29. Created a commission on voter fraud
30. Created a commission for opioids addiction.
31. Giving power to states to drug test unemployment recipients.
32. Unemployment lowest since may 2007.
33. Historic Black College University initiative
34. Women In Entrepreneurship Act
35. Created an office or illegal immigrant crime victims.
36. Reversed Dodd-Frank
37. Repealed DOT ruling which would have taken power away from local governments for infrastructure planning
38. Order to stop crime against law enforcement.
39. End of DAPA program.
40. Stopped companies from moving out of America.
41. Promoted businesses to create American Jobs.
42. Encouraged country to once again
43. 'Buy American and hire American
44. Cutting regulations 2 for every one created.
45. Review of all trade agreements to make sure they are America first.
46. Apprentice program
47. Highest manufacturing surge in 3 years.
48 $78 Billion promised reinvestment from major businesses like Exxon, Bayer, Apple, SoftBank, Toyota...
49. Denied FBI a new building.
50. $700 million saved with F-35 renegotiation.
51. Saves $22 million by reducing white house payroll.
52. Dept of treasury reports a $182 billion surplus for April 2017
(2nd largest in history.
53. Negotiated the release of 6 US humanitarian workers held captive in egypt.
54. Gas prices lowest in more than 12 years.
55. Signed An Executive Order To Promote Energy Independence And Economic Growth
56. Has already accomplished more to stop government interference into people's lives than any President in the history of America.
57. President Trump has worked with Congress to pass more legislation in his first 100 days than any President since Truman.
58. Has given head executive of each branches 6 month time Frame dated march 15 2017, tortured trim the fat. restructure and improve efficacy of there branch.

* Signed executive order on the Establishment of Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy.
* Signed an executive order aimed at expanding offshore drilling.
* Signed a memo directing an investigation into aluminum imports, and an order aimed at cleaning up Veterans Affairs.
* Signed two executive orders, including one directing a review of national monument designations under prior administrations.
* Signed an executive order intended to boost the agriculture industry, and participated in a farmers' roundtable.
* Signed proclamation on Holocaust Remembrance.
* Signed financial services executive orders at the Treasury Dept
* Signed a memo ordering a probe into whether foreign steel is hurting U.S. national security.
* Signed the Veterans Choice Program Extension and Improvement Act.
* Signed the Buy American Hire American executive order.
* Signed bill allowing states to block Planned Parenthood funding.
* Signed two executive orders on trade aimed on reducing the trade deficit.
* Signed an executive order establishing a commission on drug and opioid abuse.
* Signed an executive order on energy independence at EPA headquarters.
* Signs bill rolling back regulations via the Congressional Review Act.
* Signed a bill on space exploration.
* Signed order directing a top-to-bottom audit of the Executive Branch.
* Signed revised executive order suspending the U.S. refugee program and entry for travelers from six mostly Muslim countries.
* Signed an order calling for a review of the "waters of the United States" environmental regulation, and another order moving the HBCU (Historically Black College and Universities) offices back from the Education Department to the White House.
* Signed two resolutions, one encouraging women at NASA and another promoting women in entrepreneurship.
* Signed bill nixing a Social Security Administration rule regarding gun background checks.
* Signed an executive order directing every agency to set up a task force to eliminate red tape.
* Signed legislation undoing coal mining regulation.
* Signed legislation rolling back part of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations. The legislation repeals a rule that requires oil and gas companies to disclose payments to the U.S. or foreign governments for commercial development.
* Signed three orders creating DOJ task forces to combat crime and cartels.
* Issued an executive order directing the Treasury secretary to review the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulatory law.
* Issued a presidential memorandum instructing the Labor Department to delay implementing an Obama rule requiring financial professionals who are giving advice on retirement, and who charge commissions, to put their clients first
* Signed executive order instructing agencies that whenever they introduce a regulation, they must first abolish two others.
* Signed executive orders to restructure the National Security Council and Homeland Security Council and to extend bans on ex-administration officials working as lobbyists to five years -- including a lifetime ban on ex-officials lobbying for foreign countries.
* Signed memorandum on fighting ISIS.
*Signed an executive order imposing a 120-day suspension of the refugee program and a 90-day ban on travel to the U.S. from citizens of seven terror hot spots, including Iraq, Iran, Syria, Libya, Yemen, Somalia and Sudan
* Signed orders dealing with immigration enforcement and border security. Measures called for constructing a U.S.-Mexico border wall, cutting funding to sanctuary cities, hiring thousands more border and immigration agents, toughening immigration enforcement and reinstating federal-local immigration partnerships.
* Signed orders reviving consideration of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, as well as additional actions aimed at expediting the permitting process and encouraging the use of U.S. steel
* Signed orders withdrawing the U.S. from the TPP trade deal; imposing a federal hiring freeze; and reinstating the ban on federal funding for abortion services in other countries
* Signs order telling agencies to ease the burden of ObamaCare.Signed legislation allowing retired Gen. James Mattis to serve as Defense secretary.
* Passes Kate's Law
* Passes No Sanctuary for Criminals Act

7 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Allen Russell on 10/12/2017 at 3:04 PM

Re: “Five Things About Grizzlies/Rockets

Like the bullet form comments, Kevin.

I agree on Tyreke. It was obvious some of his teammates didn't like his ball stopping. But guess they, and we, are going to have to live with it.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by AndyDepper on 10/12/2017 at 12:32 PM

Re: “Five Things About Grizzlies/Rockets

Harrison worked hard yesterday. If coaches can help improve his 3 point shot and layups, he could be a good role player.

They should really cut Baldwin and Zagorac or Deyonta Davis. None of these guys are going to become a natural NBA level basketball player. Hoping some guys will become a player future when they don't have the attributes is Hasheem Thabeet type of judgement error.

Parson's 94M are starting to hurt this team now. Cuban was right in not giving max to a player whose consecutive seasons ended with knee injuries. Wallace bought a lemon and the team will suffer for it in coming 3 years.

Wallace must go also. He has shown no intelligence in building team or selecting right draft picks. Because of TA/Zebo, this team avoided missing playoffs in last so many years. But the days of his reckoning are coming. I hope some one has the sense to get rid of him soon.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by PSHARMA1 on 10/12/2017 at 10:58 AM

Re: “Five Things About Grizzlies/Rockets

Thanks Sue! I googled but didn't check Urban Dictionary - now I know.

Posted by Andrea Tomes on 10/12/2017 at 10:50 AM

Re: “Five Things About Grizzlies/Rockets

To Andrea Tomes: According to Urban Dictionary, A basketball term; To make eye contact with an open teamate, and then pass the ball to another player, as if to disrespect the first players skills as a viable scoring option.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Sue Whitt on 10/12/2017 at 10:16 AM

Re: “Five Things About Grizzlies/Rockets

Sorry about my basketball ignorance but can somebody explain what the tweet "Tyreke just looked off eight Grizzlies" means? Thank you ...

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Andrea Tomes on 10/12/2017 at 9:59 AM

Re: “El Pendejo

Allen Russell, no one is going to argue that the Democrat party has a problem, but so does the Republican party. BTW, what has Trump accomplished for you since his election? After all, as you stated, the Republican party is in control of everything. Where's that check from Mexico for building the wall? Where's the new healthcare bill? Where are the jobs he promised? But all is not in vain. After all, he has raised Twitter's profile all by himself.

6 likes, 7 dislikes
Posted by Pamela Cate on 10/12/2017 at 8:28 AM

Re: “Hear It Now: Silence is Deadly

I have to wonder after reading this "article" if Greg Cravens thinks of himself as a journalist. A journalist would research the issue/topic and learn before writing. Or if he is just either talking out the part he sits on or perhaps backing his party with more lies. First he calls them silencers, they are suppressors and there is a difference. First, silencers that make gunfire 'silent' or only go 'phff', exist only in Hollywood. They don't silence anything. They reduce the level of noise. Here are two articles from the Washington Post to back my point:

In the "article" he writes "Keep in mind that the only way in which concert-goers in Vegas were alerted to the unfolding tragedy and later enabled to take steps to save themselves was by hearing the rapid fire of the assaulting madman's automatic rifle and timing their escape efforts for the intervals in which his damning rat-a-tat briefly ceased." Wow, must be taking talking points from Gillibrand and Clinton. But unfortunately they opened their mouths and proved their ignorance and/or lied. The concert goers would have still be able to hear the weapons being fired. Especially when you consider the glass front of building making the gunfire louder and echoing. Even suppressed it would have been about the sound level of a jackhammer. I think everyone can hear from what direction a jackhammer's sound is coming from. But as you read (I hope you actually read the articles) the more the suppressor is used the less it suppresses. It also cannot suppress fully automatic weapons. They would melt in a matter of seconds from the heat generated.

Hear it now: This article was, and is, Shinola, a part of the ongoing disgrace that is the continuing domination of public life in this state and in this country by the liberals spreading false narratives to achieve their goal of total gun control. Even if it means outright lies and spreading those lies wide and far without letting any other voice be heard. I award this article Three Pinocchios. And shame on the Flyer for this piece of garbage this article is. I have to wonder if they will print a correction or let the lie live on.

1 like, 3 dislikes
Posted by Tahnya Updegraff on 10/12/2017 at 7:57 AM

Re: “El Pendejo

Keep on Dreaming..You brainless liberals lost the Senate , House , Majority of Governorship the Presidency and not to mention every special election since.Has it set in yet? Your party has a problem and it's not President Trump the Republicans or even Russia . President Trump is your Daddy deal with it...! P.S. Vice President Pence loves you. Have a Nice Day.

8 likes, 9 dislikes
Posted by Allen Russell on 10/12/2017 at 7:47 AM

Re: “Memphis: America's Fattest City

ATTENTION PLEASE, Am so glad expressing my profound gratitude to a man that is so concerned about other people's well being. I was suffering from (HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS) over 2years, i have spent thousands of dollars in buying expensive drugs and visiting several hospitals in different countries, i was really in sevael pain "until" one glorious morning, i read about Dr.Aziza on the internet on how he had helped and cured so many people suffering from (HERPES 1$2, (CANCER), (HIV/AIDS), (ALZHEIMER),(FIBROID), (ENLARGED PROSTATE), (HEMORRHOIDS' PILE) and (HEART DISEASE) ETC. So i contacted him through this Email: and i shared my problems with him, he gave me the healing procedure and i followed them. five(5) days after he told me to go for a medical test, behold the result was negative, now am (HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS) free. I just want to use this platform to thank Dr.Aziza for curing me from that deadly virus and also for exposing his herbal cure to the world, please you can as well contact him at for solutions to your health problems...Thanks.

Posted by Hamley Hess on 10/12/2017 at 7:45 AM

Re: “MemphoFest debuts, nice and easy

Bring on The Dantones the best local band in Memphis

Posted by Kevin Kent on 10/11/2017 at 11:35 PM

Re: “Author of Heritage Protection Act Cautions City About 'Consequences'

Also this author of the Heritage Protection Act is to be commended for his efforts in protecting veterans monuments!

0 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Bruce Bayless on 10/11/2017 at 5:29 PM

Re: “Author of Heritage Protection Act Cautions City About 'Consequences'

There is no good reason to remove the statue of Forrest. He was a great general and when he was in charge of the Klan during Reconstruction that was really the only way that whites had any civil rights.

0 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Bruce Bayless on 10/11/2017 at 5:26 PM

© 1996-2017

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