Category Archives: Tennessee News

Tennessee Politrix in Review (via Newscoma)

[Were] any of the 2,000+ bills this year that were introduced by the GOP focused on the unemployment rate in this state?

Short answer (all that’s required): No.

Makes me almost mad enough to run for state house in 2012. Almost.

via Tennessee Politics In Review | Newscoma.

Another one for the “You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up” files

It begins with plans for a $750 million “theme park” (of undetermined theme) in the middle of nowhere, moves on to a toothless millionaire (who blames it on a ‘crispy chicken wing’ from Hooters, no less), and just keeps getting better. My favorite part:

“It should be a very positive story,” Mr. Dinwiddie said in an interview at the Cracker Barrel, where the hostess urged him to ignore all the negativity and asked if her daughter-in-law’s Irish dance troupe could get a show at the theme park.

via In Tennessee Town, Grand Plans and Great Doubt – NYTimes.com.