Category: Tennessee

Pizza Rat Politics

  Civility is not a bad word. It’s not. Whether we are talking about interactions with people we know, state politics, online chatter, national politics or within our own homes, a flare up is bound to happen because we are…

Romper Room At The Tennessee Legislature

  The second session of the 109th General Assembly is back. That might be the most frightening sentence I’ve written in years. We are going to hear all the controversial “sexy” stuff and, once again, fear mongering, God, gays and guns will…

Cuckoo For Cocoa Puffs – Tennessee Version

  Whatever Rep. Jeremy Durham did recently that made the Tennessee House GOP Leadership go bonkers must have been juicy. He wasn’t indicted by a Grand Jury for prescription fraud and forgery, so he dodged a bullet there. He got…

Live Together, Die Alone

I was reading recently about sometimes people try too hard. I mean, our entire lives we’ve been told not to put the square peg in the round hole because it just won’t work. Since the election, I’ve heard a lot…

An Ode To Mabel

She was a good friend. She was. And I cried when she died. It was time. She was 17 years old. The stroke is what got her. My father called me and asked me what I wanted to do. I…

Reserved Seating In Tennessee Politics

Well, the people have spoken and if you think it was hard to get a seat at the table before last week’s election, it’s now pretty damn impossible. Our view will be from the back row because right now our…

Rage Virus

Why yes I click baited, dear remainder of readers I have with the header. I have no apologies except I do need a shower now. Here’s what’s on my mind … The problem is that I’m not sure what is real…

Annoying Autobiographical Pause – Three Months Out

I took a break. I didn’t have anything to say and was trying to figure out what to do here at Casa Coma. These things happen, sometimes you just have to figure things out. I’ve just felt that maybe I…

Running For Office In Tennessee

Petitions are being pulled and if they haven’t been, then consideration is being given on whether the time is right to commit to running a campaign this election year. Some folks come right out of the gate while others wait…

Maybe It’s Time To Pick A Fight

The story that so many folks are talking about right now are frozen geese rescued at Centennial Park, Chris Christie writing his own comedy skit aka today’s presser and a look at the Tennessee General Assembly’s time machine on what…

Mabel For Governor, Again?

Well the news is in and to the surprise of two elderly raccoons with rabies living in Spring Hill, Sara Kyle is not going to challenge Gov. Bill Haslam. Ahh, the joys of seeking a position as a public servant…