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December 11, 2011 by


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     Advertisements


October 15, 2011 by


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


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


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


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 […]

Leaders of our Time: Martavius Jones and State Rep. Karen D. Camper

September 7, 2011 by


During a conversation with School Board President, Martavius Jones and district 87 State Representative, Karen D. Camper information flowed like the mighty Mississippi. In many ways, listening to these two leaders forces one to reflex on what a great city Memphis would become with people in leadership who’ve their minds focused about the future.  Mr. Jones knows […]

Can Edmund Ford Sr. lead Memphis?

August 30, 2011 by


There are those who believe that Memphis is the worst city in the nation and there’s nothing that can be done about it; not so, says Mayoral candidate Edmund Ford Sr.  His vision for Memphis was well laid out during his campaign kickoff this week.   An impressive crowd of about 300 core supporters attend his […]