Excuses are like belly buttons, as the saying goes. Everyone has one.
A dozen years ago, a Knoxville music promotion company got together with a few New Orleans-based concert coordinators to scout a location for an outdoor music event.
"A fiscally conservative budget." That's how Hamilton County Mayor Jim Coppinger described his proposed county budget for fiscal year 2013-14 on Thursday.
Stephen Colbert, host of "The Colbert Report" @StephenAtHome If you're doing nothing wrong, you have nothing to hide from the giant surveillance apparatus the government's been hiding.
HEADLINE: Wallace 'stand' was 50 years ago THE RECAP: It was 50 years ago this week that then-Gov. George Wallace staged his "Stand in the Schoolhouse Door" to prevent blacks from attending the University of Alabama.
The NTSB's heart is in the right place (whatever heart a huge federal bureaucracy can have) with its recommendation that states reduce their blood alcohol limits from .08 to .05.
The current narrative on NSA leaker Ed Snowden (yes, his friends call him "Ed") has been devoid of those close to him who know him as a person.
Former New York Times columnist Bill Safire coined the phrase "MEGO numbers" when discussing government budgets. "MEGO" was his acronym for "my eyes glaze over."
First, let's get one thing straight: Cee Lo Green wasn't "banned" by Riverbend for cursing in his performance on Saturday night.
Readers react to Cee Lo green’s concert at Riverbend.
The Riverbend Festival is one of Chattanooga's most beloved institutions.
heers: Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke. Rather than allowing bureaucrats in City Hall to upgrade their office furniture on the taxpayers' dime, Berke ordered employees to find unused chairs and desks that the city already owns — or buy new furniture with their own money.
Glenn Greenwald, columnist for the Guardian who uncovered the National Security Agency surveillance scandal @GGreenwald The real story isn't just the spying itself: it's that we have this massive, ubiquitous surveillance State, operating in total secrecy
HEADLINE: Rep. Chuck Fleischmann bill targets spending for conferences
There are multiple ways that Congress could improve the Farm Bill, making it more efficient, while at the same time lowering the cost to the taxpayers footing the bill for the massive legislation.