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Tigers, Redbirds, Trump, Porn, and Co-Yo

Tigers, Redbirds, Trump, Porn, and Co-Yo

What a week it was. The football Tigers beat UCLA using a combination of great offense, timely defense, and good ol' Mid-South heat and

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Fighting the Stigma of Depression

Fighting the Stigma of Depression

I want to take this opportunity to talk about something that's not often discussed. It's kind of taboo in some circles, and often avoided

Moving the Brooks Museum: Public Deserves More Information

Moving the Brooks Museum: Public Deserves More Information

The board of trustees of Memphis Brooks Museum of Art and the institution's director, Emily Ballew Neff, surprised the city and the museum's patrons

SNAP Program Needs Scalpel, Not Ax

SNAP Program Needs Scalpel, Not Ax

Back in 2008, the administration of Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen, a Democrat, asked for and got a waiver on enforcement of the strict work

Blowing in the Wind ...

Blowing in the Wind ...

I was loading a couple of items into my car in the lot at the Midtown Home Depot when a man approached with a

Blow Hard

Blow Hard

So much winning is tough to take.
He sat there seething, stone-faced, jaw clenched, his surgically resectioned hair lacquered down and bobby-pinned into a ducktail, staring straight ahead, lest he glance

How to Restart the Democratic Party in Shelby County

How to Restart the Democratic Party in Shelby County

Democrats are the majority in Shelby County but have been too afraid and disorganized to show it at the polls.  I place the reasons

Harvey, Irma, and Trump

Harvey, Irma, and Trump

Wonder of wonders, a poll surfaced this week essentially indicating that, for the first time since his inauguration, Donald Trump's favorability ratings, which have

Planning for Disaster

Planning for Disaster

When (not if) it comes time for the nation to #prayformemphis, how ready will we be?
My house has been burglarized twice since we moved in nine years ago. Both times, someone came home and foiled the would-be thieves, so

Battling Big Pharma: 10 Ways to Lower American Drug Costs

Battling Big Pharma: 10 Ways to Lower American Drug Costs

Fifty-five percent of Americans take at least one prescription medication. Americans spend more than $325 billion per year on prescription drugs. We pay, by

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Last week, Hurricane Harvey drowned the city of Houston in more than 50 inches of rain, killing 43 people, destroying 30,000 homes, and leading

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Memphis: America's Fattest City

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Memphis: America's Fattest City

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Moving the Brooks Museum: Public Deserves More Information

John Montgomery: "...announcing recently that it would not be averse to leaving its century-old home in Overton Park..."

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