Lenda Sherrell is the best and only choice to fill Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District seat now shamed by the incumbent Scott DesJarlais, a tea party-leaning Republican who ran on a pro-life ticket but was found to have encouraged both his former wife and a mistress to have abortions.
Most of us knew him only as that strong bass voice that filled our homes every morning after our parents roused us from sleep.
Why does it always take a good crisis to make us understand our folly and reset our priorities?
The 1861-1865 War Between the States was fought for many reasons still hotly debated today.
Not that you’d know it, but U.S. Rep. Scott DesJarlais is running for a third term in Congress in Tennessee’s 4th District.
Generations of Chattanoogans knew him only as Luther, and that in itself was a sign of respect.
The box score tells the story.
WASHINGTON — If politicians preying upon your attentions this season fail to inspire, you might seek common cause with the beasts — the four-legged variety rather than those running for office.
As they continue a long-running campaign with the goal of securing monopoly-bargaining power over Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga, United Auto Workers union officials shroud their true intentions with assurances that they will respect employees’ rights under Tennessee’s popular right to work law.
Why all of the panic over Ebola? Why not panic over the flu? Flu kills an average of 36,000 people every year. Get a flu shot.
Looks like the Democrats' plan to spend our way out of debt is not working so well. Imagine that!>
Americans love a fight. That is how this country was built. We like it so much that it scares us. And ISIS wants to pick a fight?
In a very interesting article, “Risks of Mission Trips Rise in Post 9-11 World,” the speaker, Bob Klamser, was asked three questions from the audience which were hard to answer.
The editorial “Vote Yes on 1” (Oct. 12) serenely assures there’s no problem if the right to autonomy and privacy, currently guaranteed to all by the state of Tennessee, is rescinded for women considering abortions, even if rape or mortal medical danger is involved.
As Navy Day approaches on Oct. 27, let us take the time to dwell on the sacrifices that all our military make for our safety and freedom.
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