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The Google made me do it: Is the tech giant manipulating democracy?

Who or what rigs elections? Sneaky algorithms, or unskeptical voters? A Facebook comment has decided to become its own blog post. Maybe it’s trying to boost its own search ranking. (Yeah, I question that logic too.) Happy Friday. A vocal

Posted in Commentary

What a nice nap. Did I miss anything?

Hello again, Tennessee. The election cycle is quickly ramping up to full-on circus mode, and it’s causing me to want to rekindle this thing. I had every intention of maintaining a steady pace of updates in the off-season that followed

Posted in Political News

Ten—yes, ten—years blogging about Tennessee politics

I don’t feel much like an active blogger (or writer of any kind, bar work emails) these days, but I had to carve out a moment to mark the tenth anniversary of this thing. A decade seems to lend a

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Speaker: mouthpiece or bullhorn?

The Republican-dominated Tennessee General Assembly today effectively chose its leaders for the next session. Though they won’t be official until voted on by the full House and Senate in January, House Speaker Beth Harwell, and Senate Speaker and Lt. Gov.

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He’s from Ripley, believe it or not

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