Interesting quotes uncovered in the flotsam and jetsam of the week's media reports.
Quote of the Week: "This is not 1875."
Published 4/16/2014 at 10:32 a.m. 0 comments
Claiborne County Sheriff David Ray thinks we may be heading back to the past.
Quote of the Week: "...and they said we’ll get back to you…"
Published 4/9/2014 at 2:19 p.m. 0 comments
The governor awaits his return call.
"...the experience of listening, full stop, rather than listening to genre X or tradition Y"
Published 4/3/2014 at 3:26 p.m. 0 comments
New York Times music critic Ben Ratliff, summing up last weekend’s eclectic music festival in downtown Knoxville.
Quote of the Week: "I’ve never used algebra."
Published 3/26/2014 at 8:44 a.m. 0 comments
Ed Brantley dismisses the wonders of algebra.
Quote of the Week: “...it was a very adequate meal."
Published 3/19/2014 at 11:57 a.m. 0 comments
Ruby Tuesday's adequacy goes viral.
Quote of the Week: "It’s just really hard to say let’s cut field trips so we can have large class sizes."
Published 3/12/2014 at 11:25 a.m. 0 comments
School board member Indya Kincannon voice a bit of skepticism.
Quote of the Week: "We cannot just outright ban Sex Week."
Published 3/5/2014 at 1:16 p.m. 0 comments
Sex Week: the controversy that just keeps on giving.
Quote of the Week: "They can go out there in a field full of sheep if they want to…"
Published 2/26/2014 at 11:04 a.m. 0 comments
Rep. Richard Floyd keeps belting out the lurid quotes.
Quote of the Week: "It’s really heartbreaking."
Published 2/19/2014 at 10:01 a.m. 0 comments
Numbers are low in Tennessee sign-ups for Obamacare.
Quote of the Week: "These two allegations seem to have appeared out of thin air."
Published 2/12/2014 at 11:07 a.m. 0 comments
These two allegations seem to have appeared out of thin air.
Quote of the Week: "We are now more than ever committed..."
Published 2/5/2014 at 10:47 a.m. 0 comments
"We are now more than ever committed to redeveloping this property as best it can be done."
Quote of the Week: "It will help hospitals and it will give people better health coverage. All of that is true."
Published 1/29/2014 at 10:49 a.m. 0 comments
Gov. Bill Haslam, commenting in an interview on Memphis TV station WKNO’s Behind the Headlines on the potential of federal expansion of Medicaid in Tennessee.
Quote of the Week: "Discussion regarding teachers’ revolt…"
Published 1/23/2014 at 10:05 a.m. 0 comments
Knox County Commission's agenda writer tells it like it is. Hey, maybe our headline wasn't over the top after all.
Quote of the Week: "The demolition promises to be visually interesting."
Published 1/15/2014 at 9:41 a.m. 0 comments
A new plus for tearing down old, cruddy buildings.
Quote of the Week: "People thought it was like Sodom and Gomorrah in here."
Published 1/8/2014 at 11:09 a.m. 0 comments
The Carousel II winds up its long run.
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