News From Around the South 9/28 to 10/5

News From Around the South 9/28 to 10/5

TENNESSEE: Task Force Says Remove Confederate Flag From County Seal FRANKLIN, Tenn. — A task force designated to determine the livelihood of the Williamson County seal has reported to county commissioners that they should consider removing the Confederate flag from...
The World’s Brokest Billionaire

The World’s Brokest Billionaire

Seated at the breakfast table, scanning The New York Times story on Trump’s taxes, I said to my husband, “We have a greater net worth than Donald Trump.” He knitted his brow. I was thinking of a story that Ivanka Trump shared a while back: “I...
The World’s Brokest Billionaire

Supreme Court and Rules of the Game

The United States Constitution’s Article 2, Sec. 2, cl. 2, provides that the president of the United States “shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the...
News From Around the South 9/21 to 9/28

News From Around the South 9/21 to 9/28

VIRGINIA: Last Capital of Confederacy Struggles With Legacy DANVILLE, Va. — The United Daughters of the Confederacy still meet across the hall from the bedroom where Jefferson Davis spent the last nights of the Civil War. On a marble-topped table, Davis composed his...
The World’s Brokest Billionaire

Stay Calm and Slow to Anger

Most of us understand the concept of working toward a goal based on the system in place. For example, when I was in college, I’d review the syllabus for each class, see how the professor calculated final grades (did it include performance on homework and quizzes...