Many times while growing up, I would go to the store with my parents. More often than not, I would see something I wanted, and ask my parents to buy it for me. More often than not, they said no. “Why?” I asked. “Son, money doesn’t grow on trees.” That’s a phrase I’m sure many of us have heard more than once over the course of our lives. However, I have since learned that they were only half right. Money very much grows on trees: We-the-taxpayers ... (click for more)
One sunny morning in June years ago, the renowned radio icon Luther Masingill was on his way back to the WDEF studios on South Broad Street when he stopped for a red light and noticed a young couple in a car idling next to his familiar light blue Ford pickup. “What caught my eye was a buck-toothed boy eating a banana in the back seat,” he explained in an aside to that day’s lunchtime cronies. Virtually certain the family were tourists, ... (click for more)
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I am still troubled about an editorial of several weeks ago on how women should not have to have government tell them what they can and can’t do with their own bodies. Today I saw the advertisement ... (click for more)
Governor Haslam has outlined his process for how the state will review the Common Core State Standards. It remains to be seen if the state legislature, who apparently had minimal involvement ... (click for more)
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