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Archive: August 2017

ELVIS IS ALIVE, AND I'M FEELING PRETTY GOOD MYSELF

Posted on August 16th, 2017

My all-time favorite newspaper columnist, the late, great Lewis Grizzard, once wrote a book with the wonderful title, Elvis is Dead and I Don’t Feel So Good Myself . While I love the title, I respectfully disagree with it. 

Some 40 years after the King went to Rock and Roll Heaven (where as the Righteous Brothers reminded us, you know they have a hell of a band), Elvis remains very much with us in spirit. He remains alive in our hearts and makes us feel good when we hear his music.

SHOULD LAWYERS VET THE PRESIDENT'S TWEETS?

Posted on August 4th, 2017

Forty-four years ago, a young Tennessee Senator named Howard Baker appeared on national television during a Senate hearing and asked the following compound question: “What did the President know, and when did the President know it?”