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Even if Jim Catanzaro's supporters don't think two no-confidence faculty votes and his controversial hiring of a senior executive assistant to extend Chattanooga State Community College's partnership with a college in Barbados (where he loves to vacation) are enough to get him sacked, then perhaps his own sloppiness with a calendar will seal the deal.

Hands up, don’t shoot. It will be a chant that will live and should live. It will be a chant that should teach us all to seek peace even when peace is an uphill fight.

Mark your calenders: The GOP is fighting meaningful carbon-cuts policy now (think Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell crying that Kentucky coal jobs are more important than the full earth’s population and Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe invoking God, not carbon, for what he has called the climate change “hoax”), but the demographics of the Republican Party should bring change in the coming decade.

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What good can come out of what's bad in Ferguson, Mo.?

Why is it the more prominent the authority figures, the less likely they’ll face serious consequences for their sexual actions?

You can add now to the deadly weapons banned in school a finger (with accompanying mouthed laser sounds).

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In the beginning, Donna Williams and I were not friends. Enemies? Maybe that's going too far, but certainly not friends.

WASHINGTON -- Following President Obama's ambitious executive order on immigration -- not unprecedented in subject matter but unprecedented in scope and ambition -- we are left to pick through the wreckage of law and precedent.

  • Nov. 26th, 2014  |
  • By Michael Gerson
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Let's not look at Ferguson. Not yet.

Today’s political landscape is characterized by partisans who address folks not as Americans but as voting blocs of groups that share self-interests.

  • Nov. 24th, 2014  |
  • By By Robin Smith
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So, Obama wants to follow rules when they suit his agenda (Keystone). What about the rest of the time?

  • Nov. 23rd, 2014  |
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Why say Obama pulled out of Iraq too early? Bush said "mission accomplished" back on May 1, 2003, with the end of combat missions.

Tuesday's election results proved that American citizens eventually get it right.

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Once again, we have a very wealthy congressman and well-paid bureaucrats in Washington labeling Social Security disability recipients as lazy cheats.

During afternoon rush hour a few weeks ago, my wife and I were heading north on Norcross Road toward Highway 153.

  • Nov. 23rd, 2014  |
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Getting ready for work, I heard about a baseball player who signed a 13-year contract for over $300 million — that's $60,000 a day — more than I make in a year. I then saw a TFP headline reporting a bonus of $11,000 for each TVA employee. I'm a teacher.

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