If you can’t ‘beat em,’ ‘cheat em!’

Commentary With GOP-led voter suppression bills spreading around Red States like wild-fire, Around the Block asks, are they really going as far as they should? Well, it’s official – my adopted state of Florida has joined a growing list of Republican-led states in making it more difficult to vote. The Florida law, signed by theContinue reading “If you can’t ‘beat em,’ ‘cheat em!’”

Bad Cops, Confused Cops, Guns, Knoxville and My Oldest Friend

Commentary Bad Things…Worse Things…Strange Things Many Around the Block readers know that I spend a fair amount of time in Knoxville, Tennessee. Why? Well, it’s not just because Knoxville is a pleasant, mid-size city set at the foot of the picturesque Smokey Mountains. It’s not because of its vibrant downtown scene centered around the mainContinue reading “Bad Cops, Confused Cops, Guns, Knoxville and My Oldest Friend”

Mitch McConnell to Corporate America: “STAY OUT OF POLITICS!”

News with a Twist Senate Minority Leader discusses his position in an exclusive one-on-one interview with Around the Block Around the Block: Good evening Senator McConnell. Thank you for agreeing to this sit down. This is an exciting moment for Around the Block and our readers.

February 23, 2021 – a date that will live in disgrace, shame, disrepute and odium!

Commentary Thanks, Ron Johnson, for not making our day. On January 7, 2021, I posted an Around the Block headlined, January 6, 2021, a date that will live in ignominy! It began, “December 7th will forever be remembered as ‘a date that will live in infamy.’” “September 11th will forever be remembered as the ‘9/11 attack.’”Continue reading “February 23, 2021 – a date that will live in disgrace, shame, disrepute and odium!”