There is no "R" for Republican or "D" for Democrat after Bayron Binkley's name, and from his point of view, that's good. And bad. Binkley is a longtime Nashville-area real estate agent who says he got so fed up with what he perceives as incivility in politics that he decided to do something about it: He's running for governor of Tennessee. "Somebody, somewhere needs to step out and point out what the problems are," says Binkley, an agent for SilverPointe Properties in Brentwood, Tenn. "I used to write a little blog and would write on real estate-related items or sometimes political items. "All of a sudden, the response came back -- 'Well, do something. You've got some good ideas. Why don't you run?' " So he's doing it. He's one of 13 individuals who have filed petitions to run as independent candidates, out of a total field of 19 who filed. It's his first try for any elective office, though in the 1970s he volunteered in a few...
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