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  1. Let me know if y'all need me to confirm anything or get some pictures of ongoing projects. I work on site in Cool Springs.
  2. What a year. Tornado in March, pandemic takes hold right afterward, followed by lockdown, riots, recession, and we conclude the year with this (hopefully nothing else before the 31st.) I respect you all for staying on top of Nashville's urban development and business news for the past 10 months. I'm amazed at how some of you are so prudent with posting in spite of these disasters. I can hardly keep my head clear of the national news, let alone the tragedies we've had right here at home. Again, a lot of respect to you guys for keeping this place active. I hope to return to posting more frequently. I've backed off a bit this year but I plan to contribute to all 3 Tennessee boards next month.
  3. You were probably nicer to this person than I would have been. I guess that's a good exercise in self control if he is a client and you had no choice but to remain silent with his ignorance.
  4. ^ That's what I was getting at Shapiro is not a pundit I listen to, but I admire him for passing over someplace in Texas for Nashville, citing the talent available. He's not a freak show like Alex Jones, so this is not something I mind having in my neck of the woods.
  5. If you look outside Davidson County and take the urbanized population of Nashville proper (not including that massive 13-county MSA, only the densely-populated Nashville-Franklin-Murfreesboro-Hendersonville corridor), I would argue Nashville is pretty conservative compared to most urbanized areas in the U.S.
  6. Excellent photos! Nashville is one attractive-looking city.
  7. .... I'm going to interrupt the big brain posts with an intermission .... And now, back to your regularly scheduled programming.
  8. That would require a restructuring of the pharmaceutical market with lots of government oversight to redirect R&D elsewhere. Those drugs are in such magnitude because the demand is there. Wealthier people are more commonly diagnosed with mental disorders, as they can afford medication management and therapy, and thus the market is there for those drugs. As far as lifestyle drugs are concerned, such as ED drugs, well, there's this: https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/us-government-subsidize-viagra/ Big pharma would pretty much have to be forced to realign itself to cure diseases that disproportionately afflict the poor, and even then, there's no guarantee that will solve the issue (though it would certainly alleviate it). And who knows what kind of repercussions would ensue from tampering with that existing free market. But anyways, in principle, I somewhat agree with what you said.
  9. I'm reading Amtrak is looking to break even this decade for the first time ever. (Thanks, NE corridor) https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.foxbusiness.com/money/amtrak-break-even-profitability.amp Obviously that won't happen this year thanks to the pandemic, or possibly the next few, but we can see the trend: Will this increase our chances of getting a Nashville-Atlanta and/or Memphis-Smokies Amtrak route? Tennessee is more under serviced by commuter rail than any other state.
  10. Maybe he deleted your posts and banned your first account because you're a crappy poster. Most of your posts are inflammatory by disposition, such as the one I quoted. Hence is why your content gets deleted.
  11. Thank you so much for your service, sir! This is a state-of-the-art traffic system you and your colleagues at TDOT have developed. I'm on the opposite side of town (close to where you are, actually) but I may check this out once completed.
  12. On tonight's episode of totallylookslike... Jim Cooper And 1978 Garfield
  13. I have to be honest, I think Chattanooga looks awful when you're passing through it on the interstate. I know it's a totally different story downtown, but it's really depressing as you drive along 24. The drive through Chattanooga along I-24 is the ugliest urban scene in the state of Tennessee. It also does not have a developed skyline for its size. It's behind peer cities Asheville, Lexington and Knoxville in this metric. I don't understand how people will fawn over Chattanooga and hate on Knoxville at the same time.
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