If you’re under 45, sir, you are a member of the Tennessee militia

print By David Tulis Many of the men whom Sheriff Jim Hammond has invited to be a “conservator of the peace” or member of a “summoning posse” seem past 40 years old. I don’t recognize all the names, but some are local figures of note and long standing. Very likely most of them are friends of Mr. Hammond or people of influence who view the invitation as an honor, a way of assisting Mr. Hammond as a political candidate while bearing a very slight fringe of officiousness. The Chattanooga Times Free Press worked on Saturday’s story while Mr. Hammond was … Continue reading If you’re under 45, sir, you are a member of the Tennessee militia