Tim Sampson's Rant: Stax, LAX, Australia, and Obama 

Well, I am even more out of the loop than usual. I have just come back to Memphis having had the privilege of accompanying 15 Stax Music Academy high school students on their Summer Soul Tour Presented by FedEx to Australia and I have not seen one American television show or news broadcast and I have not picked up one American newspaper in two weeks. I can't tell you how thrilled I am -- or was ...

This week, Tim takes on Aussies, Stax, LAX, George Bush, and Obama.

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