Tag Archives: Tennessee

& Fried Pies

“Mr. Elzy "E.W." Mayo of Mayo’s Mahalia Jackson Chicken & Fried Pies, in Nashville, makes what he calls "the world’s best pies." He didn’t have too much to say about the chicken, so we focused on the other side of the ampersand. Sadly, Mr. Mayo no longer cooks the pies featured in this short video, […]

We But Tread in the Path of Our Fathers

This is the guy I voted for…. HT

Battle of Athens: Restoring the Rule of Law

On 2 August 1946, some Americans, brutalized by their county government, used armed force to restore it. These Americans wanted honest, open elections. For years they had asked for state or Federal election monitors to prevent vote fraud — forged ballots, secret ballot counts, and intimidation by armed sheriff’s deputies — by the local political […]

Deep South Humor

Because a little humor never hurt anyone… Alabama A group of Alabama friends went deer hunting and paired off in twos for the day.  That night, one of the hunters returned alone, staggering under the weight of an eight-point buck. “Where’s Henry?” the others asked. “Henry had a stroke o’ some kind.  He’s a couple […]

Smoking Out Calvinist Pastors

Here’s the deal: Tom Ascol of Founders Ministries received a memo. It’s a little hard to believe, but, it is real. It’s a ‘memo’ designed to reveal Calvinists pastors in your midst. Wouldn’t that be a tragedy? All joking aside, this really is sad. Those proclaiming to be promoting the Gospel are looking to ‘snuff’ […]

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