Call Out the Pences

If bigotry is repugnant, why not demand the resignation of Vice President Pence for his ugly views on homosexuality?
I have a question for those Republicans who, along with Democrats, demand the resignation of Virginia Governor Ralph Northam for the abhorrent photo that

The Democrats’ Purity Tests Will Only Help Trump

Can you see what is taking shape on the left? That's the look of liberals forming a circular firing squad to shoot at top

Thoughts About How to Win Memphis Council District 5

Some readers may recall that, in 2015, I ran unsuccessfully for the Memphis City Council as an avowed progressive in District 5. Since then,

Join the Women's March and Rally

What is the Memphis Women’s March? It began in 2017, with an almost spontaneous uprising, an estimated 9,000 women and some men came to downtown

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As the new session of Congress gets underway, members are submitting legislation to be considered over the next two years. Memphis' own Representative Steve

Rags of Humanity

An act of simple kindness sets an example for all of us.
For the past seven weeks, I have had the privilege of working with a group of people of great compassion and dedication who have

Time For Council Action on IRV

We can all agree the City Council is going through a rough patch right now — in fact, a rough year. From unpopular charter amendments

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The Democrats’ Purity Tests Will Only Help Trump

crackoamerican: towboat, "high standards"... heh heh heh, good one. »

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The Democrats’ Purity Tests Will Only Help Trump

towboatman: Well,if the Republicans are going to be held to high standards,why not subject the Democrats to the exact same ones? »

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