The Other Fellow May Be Right: The Civility of Howard Baker

Bill's new book is a tribute to the late Senator Howard Baker, a great leader whose civility brought adversaries together to find solutions to our nation's problems. In the current political environment, civility is going the way of the dinosaur, as many of our leaders argue for the sake of argument and accuse for the sake of advantage. Consequently, public governance has become dysfunctional. 

But as Bill's book demonstrates, Senator Baker's civil life remains a model of what our leaders could accomplish by always reminding themselves that the other fellow may be right!

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Call Me Aluminum Foil Man

Last Saturday, I did a triathlon.  No, not the Ironman Triathlon in Hawaii, nor the Music City Triathlon, or the Memphis in May Triathlon.  The triathlon I competed in was the Mighty Mite Triathlon in beautiful Forrest City, Arkansas.

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The Smartest Thing I Ever Said

Thirty-three years ago today, I played a very small role in a wedding at the Holly Avenue Methodist Church in South Pittsburg, Tennessee.

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Answering the Call

The following is a speech I gave last Friday to the Jackson-Madison County Bar Association at their annual Law Week luncheon.

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Bill's Books

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Some Assembly Required: A Daddy's Christmas Book
Some Assembly Required: A Daddy's Christmas Book

Just in time for Christmas! Bill’s latest book is the perfect stocking stuffer for Dad! While batteries are not included, absolutely no assembly is required. And it will last longer than a fruitcake!

Bill will be signing books at Burke's Bookstore on Dec. 8th, so be sure to come out and meet the man behind the humor!

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Daddies: An Endangered Species
Daddies: An Endangered Species

Guild Bindery Press, 1996) –Bill’s tribute to a vanishing breed, old-fashioned dads, made the Oxford American’s Southern Bestsellers list. Although written in the last century, it still makes a great Father’s Day gift.

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