Richard Chesteen http://wkms.org en the morning cram [good enough for government work edition] http://wkms.org/post/morning-cram-good-enough-government-work-edition <p>We may resign Afghanistan to a sort of purgatory status. It&#39;s not great...not that bad either...kind of so-so.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>NPR reports</strong> President Obama paid a surprise visit to Afghanistan, and he says having just part of the country out of Taliban hands might be the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/05/02/151835154/afghan-good-enough-may-be-best-u-s-and-allies-can-do">best we can do</a>.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 14:37:00 +0000 Gary Pitts 17829 at http://wkms.org the morning cram [good enough for government work edition] Former Professor and Gubernatorial Candidate Passes Away http://wkms.org/post/former-professor-and-gubernatorial-candidate-passes-away <p>Former Tennessee Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Chesteen passed away yesterday at the age of 72. The Union City native was a candidate for governor in 1994, and was a longtime political science professor at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Chesteen was an Obion County commissioner from 1982 to 1994, and taught at UT-Martin from 1969 until retiring in December 2007. He&rsquo;s survived by his wife and two children.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 14:11:46 +0000 Gary Pitts 17827 at http://wkms.org Former Professor and Gubernatorial Candidate Passes Away