Is Independent Journalism at Risk?

With all these accusations lately of fake news, activist journalism, and a president who encourages his base to hate on the “liberal media,” journalists have really had it rough.┬áSometimes it makes ya wonder what you can believe anymore. Is journalism still independent? Here’s one story about┬ájournalism at risk. This is Jacqui Helbert. Jacqui was a […]

The Burden of Entitlement

I walk during my lunch break at work.  Lately I’ve taken to walking the part of The Trail of Tears that runs in downtown Nashville. A portion of that trail is two blocks away from the high-rise named for the president who forced their march. I try to get in touch with what it must have been […]

The Early Bird Gets the Worm!

Oh Dog! DeDe here! Happy Sunday! Happy Cinco de Mayo!     We got Jen up at the regular time this morning. Sure, it’s a day off, but we still like to keep our routine around here. She can rest later. Tennessee Governor Haslam still has not decided what he’s going to do about the […]

Why is DeDe So Excited????

Happy Sunday everybody! DeDe here! We’re pretty excited around here. The Animal Cruelty Bill that Jen lobbied for passed the House unanimously on April 17th and passed the Senate unanimously April 28th. The bill now awaits Governor Scott’s signature. The bill states that a person who commits acts of animal cruelty is to be charged […]