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The Pour House Café


Larry Dunlap

The Pour House Café is your typical small town café you find in most every little town in the U.S. The once white frame building sits on the corner of highway 41A and Slipknot Road. It is the place where problems are solved, gossip is started and grease is consumed. 

Square foot for square foot more characters eat here than most any place south of Mayberry. 

Things were busy at the Cafe Sunday. «Read the rest of this article»

Patriot’s Day Rally


Charles SmithMayoral Candidate Charles W. Smith will host a “Patriot-Day Rally” on Monday, Sept. 11, from 5 – 6 p.m. in front of the Veteran’s Service Office at Veteran’s Plaza on Pageant St.

This is an opportunity for Charles to thank members of our Armed Forces, while specifically addressing issues of interest to veterans, active-duty military, and military family-members throughout the Clarksville-Fort Campbell area.

Patriot’s Day Rally

When: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Monday, September 11, 2006
Where: In front of the Veteran’s Service Office
Veteran’s Plaza on Pageant Street
Admission: Free and open to the public, Service members are especially encouraged to attend!

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Gibbs Challenges Johnson to Debates


Bruce GibbsChallenger says ‘It’s Time for Change.’

(ASHLAND CITY) – Bruce Gibbs, democratic candidate for State Representative in District 78, today challenged State Representative Phillip Johnson to seven debates.“Every voter in Cheatham, Montgomery and Williamson Counties deserves to know where Phillip and I stand on the issues that are important to our communities,” Gibbs said. “I look forward to debating and discussing the issues in an open and objective forum, and I trust that Philip is willing to give the voters this opportunity.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Online author’s home damaged in a fire, donations needed!


House on fireThere’s a man living across from Christine Piesyk who, every morning, sits outside on his porch taking in the new day. This morning Wednesday August 30th 2006, he heard frantic screaming from Christine’s house at a little before 7 a.m.. Then Christine’s front  window exploded and smoke started pouring out of the house. He jumped up and ran for the phone.

When I got to Christine’s house at around 1 pm., the front two windows were black gaping holes. A heap of melted and blackened furniture and other debris was stacked up in the front yard. «Read the rest of this article»

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Jon Stewart and the American Media


Jon Stewart on CrossfireBack in 2004 Jon Stewart appeared on the CNN show Crossfire with Paul Begala and Tucker Carlson to promote his Book “America: A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction”. During his interview he issued a scathing indictment of the press and media in this country and thier dumbing down of the public discourse.

You can sometimes say things in jest, that you never would be able to say outright.

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Attention Former Felons: “Get Your Right to Vote Back” Town Hall Meeting.


The NAACP LogoThe ACLU-Right to Vote Campaign In partnership with the NAACP TN State Conference-Press & Publicity Committee will hold a Town Hall meeting to educate the general public about the new law that streamlines the voting restoration process for individuals who have completed the requirements of their sentancing and probation.

ACLU/NAACP Right to Vote Campaign:
Restoring the right to vote after a felony

When: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Tuesday September 5, 2006
Where: Clarksville-Montgomery County Board of Education Building
621 Gracey Avenue
Clarksville, 37040
in the Main Board Meeting Room
Admission: Free

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Cable TV: Too Much For Too Little?


Cable wireHow many cable channels do I subscribe to? Or more importantly, how many do I really watch?

The answer is discouraging. About a hundred channels pour into my house, including a number of music channels on a family tier.  I watch about a dozen of them.  My grandchildren listen to few more. Is it worth the cost? Probably not. As a matter of fact, definitely not. But cable comes in “packages.” All or nothing. «Read the rest of this article»

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Interview with Chris Lugo for Senate


Chris LugoGreen Party Candidate for US Senate Chris Lugo at the Democracy for America Candidate Forum discussing strategies to end the war in Iraq, women’s rights, worker’s rights, funding for the arts, universal health care, and other progressive issues. Chris is the Green Party of Tennessee Candidate for US Senate. «Read the rest of this article»

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Harold Ford, JR on MSNBC’s Hardball


Harold Ford, JRHere’s an interview with Harold Ford, Jr. which appeared on MSNBC’s Hardball on August 21st.

I was unable to find one for Bob Corker, so if anyone knows of one online let me know! I try to be non-partisan in my election coverage. If you are a local Republican Party supporter, or candidate, and are interested in contributing as an author, we would welcome your contributions to the site as well. Balance is important. «Read the rest of this article»

George W. Bush Comes to Nashville!


Nashville Peace and Justice Coallition

Protest George Bush’s visit to Nashville!

Dear NPJC (Nashville Peace and Justice Coalition) Community,

President George W. Bush is coming to Nashville as an appearance for GOP Senatorial candidate Bob Corker. This $2,100-per-person fundraiser at the Leows Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel will be held on August 30th. The honorary chairs for the event are Senate Majority leader Bill Frist, Sen. Lamar Alexander, and former Senators Howard Baker, Fred, Thompson, and Bill Brock. «Read the rest of this article»

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