Ranting

Memphasis > Playing Possum

September 23rd, 2010

 

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Memphasis > Charting New Territory

September 16th, 2010

ETHICS, BOUNDRIES AND PERFORMANCE IN OFFICE. NO LONGER MEMPHIS OXYMORONS.Last week, I wrote about some of the lies floating around town about the proposed charter for a new metropolitan government. This week, I’ll ask that same charter a few honest questions.How about an ethics code with some real teeth?Article 2 incorporates the toughest ethics code in Tennessee. Okay, considering the ...

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Memphasis > Charting A True Course

September 9th, 2010

 

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Memphasis > More Than One Lane

September 2nd, 2010

EVERYBODY'S GREEN IS IN TIGER LANE.I grew up down the street from then Memphis State and went to then Training School on campus. When I wasn’t mystifying student teachers, I was running an impressive racket for a fourth grader, and my Godfather, Memphis State Dean R.M. Robison, was in on it. He was the Dean of … well, pretty much everything. I would point at the administration ...

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Memphasis > The Un-Fair

August 26th, 2010

What’s happened to the fair just isn’t fair.Let’s review. The Mid-South Fair has left Memphis for the Delta, but is stuck in a parking lot in Southaven. The Delta Fair is actually in Memphis, but is under contract to manage the Mid-South Fair. The guy running the Mid-South Fair ran away. The guy running the Delta Fair wanted us to run away from the Mid-South Fair and now ...

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