BobKoenig 
Member since Apr 22, 2009


Native New Yorker now living in Bartlett. Former newspaper reporter, editor, photographer, railroad conductor, realtor, bartender, cab driver, teacher and used car salesman.

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Re: “"Commercial Appeal" Metro Columnist Wendi Thomas Has Been Reassigned

Good riddance.

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Posted by BobKoenig on 06/29/2014 at 9:06 AM

Re: ““Underdog” Lowery Lashes Out at Wharton, Herenton, Thaddeus Matthews

Maybe he spoke to the Germantown Democrats because, unlike AC Wharton, Myron Lowery is a Democrat. Wharton, Herenton's choice for mayor, is out for himself. Both Wharton and Herenton have used the Democratic Party for years just to advance their own interests.
In his first campaign for county mayor, Wharton ran away from the Democratic ticket and remained silent on the issue of consolidation. Now that he wants to be mayor of Memphis and doesn't need votes outside the city, he supports consolidation. He's a hypocrite and political opportunist, just like the former mayor.

Posted by BobKoenig on 08/26/2009 at 10:22 AM

Re: “Continuing Campaign Rollout, Wharton Opens HQ, Names Co-Chairs

AC is WW without the overblown ego. Now that Herenton has passed the baton to Wharton, it's clear that nothing much will change after the special election. Wharton may be a less-threatening candidate to the East Memphis devils, but he'll push for consolidation just as hard as WW did. Now that he doesn't need suburban voters, his true colors will show.

Posted by BobKoenig on 08/25/2009 at 10:28 AM

Re: “State Senator Paul Stanley, Blackmail Victim or Self-Victimizer?

Another Republican hypocrite bites the dust.
I'm sure the GOP is relieved (and surprised) that the college intern was a girl.

Posted by BobKoenig on 07/22/2009 at 8:47 AM

Re: “Malone's New Chairmanship Bid Doomed to Fail (UPDATE: It Did)

Back in 2002 when she was running for her first term, Joyce Avery circulated campaign literature suggesting that she was a graduate of both the U. of Ark. and UT. Ark. officials said she attended for "a few weeks" and UT said she received a certificate as a dental assistant. At the time, I was running against her and tried in vain to get Memphis media interested in her academic record. Perhaps now that she's achieved a position of importance in county govt, some industrious reporter will get off his ass and look into this.

Posted by BobKoenig on 07/13/2009 at 3:31 PM

Re: “Brainstorming the Herenton Candidacy (cont’d)

It's really very simple. He's nucking futs.

Posted by BobKoenig on 04/22/2009 at 9:25 PM
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