Archive for June, 2011
ORDINARY FAMILIES ARE WHAT MAKES THIS COUNTRY GREAT
Next Monday is July 4th 2011, Independence Day. These United States declared our independence from England on July 4th, 1776. It was a great day for our founders and a great day for freedom.
Now 235 years later we find that freedom is under attack from many (more…)
What is the job of government? In November 2012, we will have an election that may determine what people want and expect government to do.
However, in October 2011, we will have a City of Memphis election which will determine this question for local government here in Memphis.
I contend that taxpaying citizens should expect local government to do the (more…)
I am a fourth generation Memphian, and I love this city. My brother and I ran a manufacturing business here for 40 years, employing up to 60 people. I spent most of my life building the business and helping raise four children. I served six years on the Memphis Light Gas and Water Board, so (more…)
There are needed proposals for reform in City and County government which, if enacted, will go a long way to securing the economic future of our City and County. We have had years of poor leadership at the City of Memphis which has resulted in a poor financial condition. Shelby County is (more…)
Congratulations to City Councilman Kemp Conrad for thinking through and presenting a real reform plan to save the City of Memphis for now and the future. Yesterday he presented to the City Council and the news media the facts on the financial condition of Memphis and a real and fair plan to put Memphis on a (more…)