Lamar was right

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Since I’m older than dirt, there have been occasions over the years when first-term state legislators would ask me if I had any advice for them.
Yes.
When a major and controversial …

Beware the Cretin Caucus

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I know Tennesseans are passionate about sports but I didn’t realize that we have an epidemic of young men having their genitals removed so they can play women’s basketball. Why …

Knoxville: Scruffy no more

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Has Knoxville finally lost its inferiority complex?
With the beginning of a new city administration I thought it might be good to look back at how the most recent mayors brought …

Speakers can block statue removal

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Sometimes (often?) the Tennessee legislature passes little-noticed housekeeping bills that slide by during session while the body is busy debating who can use what bathroom, the Bible as the state …

2020 brings challenges for Bill Lee

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Bill Lee’s governorship is in some ways unique in modern Tennessee politics. He came into office as a bit of a fluke after his opponents destroyed each other. He did …

Americans yawn through impeachment

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House Democrats are making speeches about the portentous and solemn process of removing a president from office by impeachment. America is yawning.
There is no more dramatic example of the bubble …