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Williamson Strong Trashes Our Community, but Why? We Think We Know the Answer

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Last December, representatives from SEIU-Williamson County (DBA Williamson Strong) participated in a hit piece on our community in The Atlantic. The article, titled, “The Fear of Islam in Tennessee Public Schools,” opens with: “Williamson County, Tennessee, embodies demographic stereotypes about the South: The country just south of Nashville is overwhelmingly white, Christian, and Republican.” White. Christian. Republican. Uh oh, we have an idea where this is going. “But this fall, a curious controversy emerged there. Parents and school-board members have voiced worries about alleged Islamic indoctrination in the public schools.”…read more

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William Carter’s “2016” Column Is Misguided Diatribe Against Our Community

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We normally skip over the trite dribble that typifies William Carter’s musings in Williamson Herald’s editorial section, but his “Welcome, 2016, and good luck!” column caught our eyes and we actually read it. Big mistake. Unfortunately, we can’t “unread” it and reclaim the precious time we so egregiously wasted. It is tempting to chalk up our indiscretion to some down time over the holidays and try to put his adolescent diatribe out of our minds. (No disrespect intended toward adolescents.) However, sometimes an editorial is so distorted and hateful that…read more

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