Sunday, October 31, 2010

Paid Full Price

I am not a supporter of Councilwoman Ware, but it's a shame that such a long political career would possibly be coming to an end for what would amount to chump change. All the incidents in question together don't add up to a twenty dollar bill.Councilwoman Barbara Swearengen Ware will be stripped of her position as soon  as she shows her face in public

But I'm not so sure her good name is her main concern right now. Though I don't know exactly what is happening, I know something is amiss. I expect her to pull a John Ford and retire before she is indicted. Then she can still draw a pension. Either she is gravely ill or she has one of the best insurance plans money can buy. I sincerely doubt she has been hospitalized for over a month unless she is in a treatment facility which "Methodist Hospitals" doesn't have. Could we be headed for another Elbert Jefferson  type saga? I'm not surprised it would end this way though. She has always been a politician seeking favors.  This time she paid full price.

Friday, October 29, 2010

"I" Should Be For Inconsistent

I don't like Steve Cohen and I'm not moved by the Tea Party candidate. I don't think Charlotte Bergman can or should win. Then I see Perry Steele running as an Independent. That would be just the thing to help me out if he was really an alternative. A vote for Perry Steele doesn't even qualify as a protest vote knowing what I know. This is a candidacy based on sour grapes. Instead of calling himself an Independent,the "I" should be for inconsistent.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Rent Is High


Saturday, October 16, 2010

Far From The Worst

Mr Forbes must have not gotten the memo that leadership has changed in Memphis. The prior complaints of crime had more to do with the disapproval of Willie Herenton than it did actual crime statistics. Memphis was taking on the numbers for the whole tri-state area. Suddenly Memphians are speaking out about the unfair tag our fair city has been given. The media and some disgruntled citizens have been falsely categorizing this city as a haven for crime for several years now. No doubt we have a serious crime problem, but anyone who thinks we are among the most dangerous are either naive or dishonest. How can you compare Memphis to cities like Chicago, Los Angeles and Philadelphia?

This is much like the consolidation issue. You have to clear the air of all the misinformation being disseminated before the people can grasp the truth Myron Lowery described it best. "Opposition based on Apathy". Memphis is not the best city in the country, but it's far from the worst.