The Extortion of Forgiveness: Prologue – The Beginning of the End

Authors Note: This is the Prologue of my book, The Extortion of Forgiveness.  As the chapter title explains, it was a beginning in many senses, as well as an end. It’s been over six and a half years since I typed the first word but now I believe I’ve found a stopping point – not… Continue reading The Extortion of Forgiveness: Prologue – The Beginning of the End

Jockeys & Juleps Derby Watch Party Hosted by Memphis’ Top Southern Belles

Here is a link to a piece I wrote at OneSouthernMan this morning about the upcoming Jockeys & Juleps derby watch party on Saturday, May 7 benefitting Southern Reins. I feel safe in saying outside of Churchill Downs, the Jockeys & Juleps event in Memphis is THE place in the south to watch the Kentucky Derby. Tickets… Continue reading Jockeys & Juleps Derby Watch Party Hosted by Memphis’ Top Southern Belles

Legislative Leadership, Media Mishandle Accusations of Legislator Jeremy Durham’s Misconduct

Most of what I initially heard about Rep. Durham’s alleged sexual harassment and texting saga has been gained through media reports such as the one that surfaced in The Tennessean, and others that quickly followed. To be honest I haven’t followed the inner workings of Tennessee’s Capitol Hill since I left office in 2009. Over… Continue reading Legislative Leadership, Media Mishandle Accusations of Legislator Jeremy Durham’s Misconduct