The Intolerance of the 'Tolerant'

Mar 12, 2018 at 08:00 am by clervin

You may have missed this tidbit of news the occurred among the smorgasbord that was Nashville Mayor Megan Barry’s resignation and plea bargain. Mike Huckabee resigned a.... Read More

Is authoritarianism on the rise around the world? Or is it anti-globalism?

Mar 05, 2018 at 10:00 am by clervin

Authoritarianism, a form of government characterized by absolute rule by a central authority, such as a dictator is on the rise around the world. Recently China shocked many.... Read More

Is Tennessee really that angry and hateful?

Feb 24, 2018 at 02:00 pm by clervin

Warning: This is a happy, feel-good opinion piece. Well, unless you’re a huge fan of the Southern Poverty Law Center. However for all other citizens of the great state o.... Read More

The Dreamers are a bargaining chip for both sides

Feb 20, 2018 at 03:34 pm by clervin 1

Here’s a surprise for anyone who’s read my last few columns; this one isn’t pro-Republican or necessarily pro-Trump. The reader might assume I love all aspe.... Read More

Olympic-level fawning over North Korea is a disgrace

Feb 14, 2018 at 04:00 pm by clervin

The mainstream media hates the Trump administration, and as an extension you the Trump voter so much they prefer relatives of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. In case.... Read More

P.S. on 'Trumpism' Post-State of the Union Speech

Feb 09, 2018 at 09:00 am by clervin

It's morning again in America. Post State of the Union notes: Although the country unified, albeit briefly, following the 9/11 attacks, President Trump’s State of the U.... Read More

5 reason to love rental properties (& why rentals make sense)

Feb 07, 2018 at 08:00 am by John Jones

  I have never had much luck with the stock market, although my stockbroker always makes me feel like my retirement plan is doing well. I have averaged 6% to 7% over the.... Read More

How 'Trumpism' Benefits Ordinary Americans

Feb 07, 2018 at 07:00 am by clervin

Americans are an extraordinary people, and it’s high time they had a President who supported them. While Donald Trump’s first year has been anything but President.... Read More

A different kind of 'Californication'

Feb 03, 2018 at 08:00 am by clervin

Nullification, tried by John C. Calhoun and South Carolina against President Andrew Jackson and the federal government, and a few times since, is back! The state of Californi.... Read More

3 mistakes that can kill a home sale

Jan 30, 2018 at 10:03 am by John Jones

Over the last 25 years as a Realtor, I have had the good fortune to be involved in close to 5,000 home sales. I have walked through just about every home in this county at on.... Read More

Part II: Trump at the one-year mark: This is what winning looks like

Jan 29, 2018 at 02:00 pm by clervin

Obamacare: If you listen to the media, the Senate’s failure to pass health care reform legislation represents a failure for the Trump agenda. Actually, progress has been.... Read More

Part I: Trump at the one-year mark (A response to David Limbaugh)

Jan 29, 2018 at 01:00 pm by clervin

With all due credit to satirist David Limbaugh, this is a good point in which to reflect on the past year in politics and government. Jan. 20, 2018 marked the one year annive.... Read More