Category Archives: Metro/State Commentary

Metro/State Commentary with Horace Johns

Clinton’s Documents Need more Scrutiny

Back on July 5, FBI Director James Comey publicly announced he would not recommend to Attorney General Loretta Lynch that Hillary Clinton be indicted for her extremely negligent handling of…

Conforming? Listen to your Inner Rebel

Today, we are an urban nation, wearing standardized clothes, eating standardized food, using hundreds of standardized products, and to a disturbing extent, thinking standardized thoughts. Like a herd of sheep…

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Police Headquarters Will Stay in Donelson for Approximately 2 Years

After the Metro Council voted in unanimous agreement, the Metro Nashville Police Headquarters will move to the Donelson Corporate Centre II at 3055 Lebanon Pike in Donelson for approximately two…

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MNPD Helicopter Pilots to Arrest Carjackers in Two Separate Cases

North Precinct officers teamed with MNPD helicopter pilots to apprehend carjacking suspects in separate cases on the nights of July 28 and July 29. Both cases involve teenage defendants. In…

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Nashville’s Night Out Against Crime

Nashville-area law enforcement officers, elected officials and their counterparts from around the country will laud crime prevention efforts Tuesday as events marking the 33rd Annual Night Out Against Crime get…

25 Quotes That Will Help You Live a More Artful Life

Sheldon Kopp was a psychotherapist and author, based in Washington, D.C. He was born in New York City and received his Ph.D there from the New School for Social Research….

Museums and Republicans

State Museum: Long-time State Museum Director Lois Riggins-Ezzell, whom presided at the recent museum members-only  reception, introduced Tom Smith who chairs the Douglas Henry State Museum Commission. Smith succeeds Deputy…

Metro Police Hope Survey Results will Help Communities

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department in an effort to continually improve the services provided to the community request your input on the following questions. This survey is voluntary and is…

A quote about kindness and the importance of helping others

For more than a century, a brief quotation has been making the rounds, repeated over and over again in print, and widely spread by word of mouth. No one knows…

Trump’s red flags

Donald Trump would be a risky choice as the Republican nominee for president. How- ever, I recognize that he is likely to be that nominee. There are so many red…