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About "Attention Passengers on the Good Ship Memphis: Icebergs Ahead":

"One problem, as I see it, is the city has built too many Titanics, if the Titanic is a metaphor for an extravagant solution to a simple problem. Instead of doing the inconspicuous, unglamorous, unheralded things that make a city a good place to live, we've sunk all our money into titanic plans to attract visitors and tourists to downtown. Cities need residents, not visitors." — jeff

About "A Path Worth Taking" and a way to resolve the school consolidation worries:

"The only school systems which have more than 100,000 students that have been successful are in extremely affluent cities. So ask the people who are serving on the Unified School Board and the Transition Planning Commission, "Why are you so intent on attempting to cripple the municipalities' attempt to create their own smaller districts?" — GrizzleGM

About "A School Choice Quiz":

"I've had lunch at an elementary school in Bartlett at least 50 times on Fridays. The noise level is probably equal to that of a U2 concert. ... However, the kids aren't running around or fighting. They are just talking and laughing. I wouldn't change a thing." — GWCarver

Comment of the Week:

About "Letter from the Editor" and his reasons for living in Memphis:

"As a conspiracy buff, I moved here because I'm convinced that the haters have seeded the clouds to make them appear dark at all times, casting a foreboding pall that lingers over all of us like some kind of giant death ray. Well, that and the fantastic barbecue!" — phlo

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