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#Memphnesia: Back to the Future: No New Taxes!

October 24, 2012 by

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I’ll lose friends, but this is an important issue, if you vote to raise your taxes then you’re silly.  Politicians encouraged us to do this once before with the Wheel Tax, that was sold as temporary, back in the 70’s.  Now they’re encouraging us again with two taxes; they know that we have a serious case of […]

Memphis Tax Payers Gone Wild!

October 15, 2012 by

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This coalition is proof that Memphis’s leadership has, in fact, lost its souls. They’re undertaking Memphis’s challenges base on something that has happened hundred miles away; in a city that doesn’t resemble Memphis at all; Detroit! Come on now; they could’ve done better than that. Hell, Memphis has the highest sale tax rate in the […]

INTRODUCING New MEMPHIS WIREBLOG Column

December 11, 2011 by

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Man In The Memphis Mirror Answers to our QUESTION OF THE WEEK from people on the Memphis Streets This week’s question: DOES  OCCUPYMEMPHIS*  ADEQUATELY REPRESENT MEMPHIS’  99%  ?   Home About    

Occupy!

October 15, 2011 by

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During the months of organization, by young Americans, before President Obama’s election to office; no one knew what was happening.  Again, no one knows what’s happening months before President Obama’s re-election.  Occupy Wall Street phenomenal is radical motion that seems to have no direction but its implication is over-powering.  That’s why powerful media moguls and […]

2012: Tea Party’s GOP Wins Big!

October 10, 2011 by

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TPGOP moves to cut Social Security so that seniors can fend for themselves; says the Dept. of Social Security is bankrupt and wasn’t intended to be a permanent solution for ill prepared retirees.  As to “it’s their money” says, “Not anymore.”  They overturned the Health Care Plan and returned it to a more degrading plan that […]

Dangerous Game: MPD and Memphis Politics

September 29, 2011 by

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What happens to a city when its institutions lose respect for its leaders?  What happens to a city when its leaders fail to respect its institutions?  Don’t answer these questions its unimaginable the outcome.  As citizens of Memphis, this great and historic city, we can’t stand-by and watch her die.  It’s our civil and moral […]

Memphis’s Leadership Needs Sensitivity Training

September 22, 2011 by

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Robert Lipscomb and Councilman Myron Lowery’s statements are both callous and insensitive toward issues that affect groups and individuals who have suffered at the hands of those who practice discrimination. These two men represent Memphis, TN, which has the worst “racial” discrimination problems in the nation; home to the poorest African-Americans; and, in dire need […]