More voters than sportsmen
"More Tennesseans have hunting and fishing licenses than vote."
State law is clear
Says that "Tennessee law requires that schools receive half of proceeds -- $31 million per year" -- from a half-cent increase in the Shelby County sales tax.
State increases, but not local
"From a standpoint of the county government, neither school system has received an increase in funding over the past six years."
"Last resort" does not = threat
Says "city leadership is threatening to lay off police and emergency services personnel to balance the budget."
Shifts blame to schools
"We will not ask for a tax increase to run city government."
It’s no myth
"Nobody is leaving Memphis. That's a myth."
UPDATE: Different wording, different ruling. But Foundation's map is still misleading.
Says Tennessee has some of the lowest beer excise tax rates in the country.
Ignores other considerations
"Shelby County donated – I’m sorry, gave – 44 schools to the city of Memphis."
AIDS was transmitted to humans because "one guy" had sex with "a monkey" and then started "having sex with men."
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