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County primaries: Use them or lose them

I’ve gotten some energetic feedback about my latest column. One person called it a “disgrace.” Judge for yourself.

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Editorial questions Gov. Haslam’s priorities after teacher pay reversal

J.C. Bowman, executive director of Professional Educators of Tennessee, on Tuesday penned a response to Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision to delay a promised increase in teacher salaries. With the disclaimer that matters related to teacher pay have a direct impact

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Wheel turnin’ round and round

My latest column wonders why we see a number of candidates we’ve seen before, and what that means we should do about it.

Posted in Commentary

Popping the question: will you get engaged?

My latest column on looks back at 2013 and ends with a proposal for 2014.

Posted in Commentary

Count me in on counting-out party officers

Democratic Party activist, candidate, and blogger Steve Ross has a proposal that he says will help build his party and help its members communicate better. I don’t have a dog in that hunt, but I am nonetheless intrigued by Ross’s

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