Entries by David Fowler

Are You Smarter Than …

It seems as if the prevailing scientific community is now as dogmatic in opposing critical thinking skills as the “creationists” ever were in the early 1900’s. And in this, these scientists have forgotten their own history and now want to … Continue reading

Drive-by Voting: The Aftermath

Yesterday’s surprise vote by Lt. Governor Ramsey may help Tennessee voters decide once and for all whether they want some measure of judicial accountability, though messy, or an “independent” judiciary that is essentially autonomous. We previously reported about the rarely used maneuver of … Continue reading

Speaking from the Shadows

If the Republican faithful out in the field thought that the “Republican takeover” of the state legislature in 2008 and 2010 had turned former Speaker Naifeh “out to pasture,” then they have another thought coming. He’s still speaking … just … Continue reading