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The Real Immigration Problem

I don’t talk about the whole “illegal immigration” thing here much, mostly because I think it’s a tad bit silly.  But now I’ve got my own immigration story. 800 miles ($100 in fuel and two days of driving) to Memphis and back $400 (paid before the price was increased) fee to fill out a lot […]

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In the KNS Today…

There is some pretty good stuff. More of the same from Knox County Government with dissolved entities being funded by the County. The state’s Charitable Solicitations Act mandates that all nonprofit organizations register — or file for a state-approved exemption — before seeking donations or grants, including government grants. According to state records, there is […]

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What is America Really Full Of?

Q. What do you get when you mix illegal immigration, the Tom Tancredo cheerleading squad, and a really disturbing description of a little girl’s funeral as overseen by Jehovah’s Witnesses? A. One of the funniest, and in some ways scariest, posts I’ve read in a long time. It seems that America, much like heaven, is […]

A Simple Grammar Reminder

Conjugating “to be” I am. You are. He/she/it is. They are. The last example leads us to the correct conjugation for expletives with plural subjects. For example: There are many reasons to construct grammatically correct sentences. not There’s (there is) many reasons… This simple nugget of knowledge should be especially helpful for those who want […]

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Dollars – The American Language

One of the big issues surrounding the illegal immigration debate is language. Here in Tennessee, legislation has been sponsored to limit the languages of state documents to English only, and there have been other issues involving foreign language books in public school libraries. It seems to be old reliable for anti-immigration people–attack the fact that […]