Letters to the Editor

Current news on ultimate origins is reminiscent of the same Scopes question of 1925 and in the same place: Dayton, Tenn.

I’ve seen the greatness of our nation in defeating the evil Axis, eliminating polio, developing television, putting a man on the moon, creating smart phones and political parties working together.

When it comes to guns, Tennessee state senators have adopted a “wild West” mentality, but when it comes to sex they are living in the Victorian era.

For those of you who are so sure you understand the Bible and know what it says, I hope you can understand this scripture from James as well.

To our homeless dogs, she is an angel. Yvonne Ownby is the head dog walker and a pack leader at the Humane Educational Society.

  • March 30th, 2014  |
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The March 22 poll question, "Do schools need more technology or art?", is based on the false premise that the two are mutually exclusive.

We need jobs for citizens of the United States.

My wife and I are on a BlueCross BlueShield Advantage plan.

After several months of crippling snowstorms and flooding, I really look forward to spring weather, green grass and flowers in bloom.

  • March 27th, 2014  |
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Even as this month we honor a great Christian missionary, St. Patrick, with our Catholic friends by wearing green, did you know that not all Irish favor this?

Much sensationalism has surrounded the recent raid of an animal rescue group, the Puppy Patch, in Morristown, Tenn.

I've been thinking about the sharp, partisan divide in the Tennessee state and federal governments and the GOP domination of the process of governing.

Recently, I had an appointment on Shallowford Road in East Brainerd's road repair area. Two narrow lanes of traffic and a line of paving trucks obscured a left turn I needed to make.

  • March 23rd, 2014  |
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Ambrose Bierce called politics “a strife of interest masquerading as a contest of principals.”

Currently, as I understand it, the Tennessee General Assembly is studying an act to keep Tennessee in the Eastern Daylight Time zone year-round. On first blush, this change sounded good to me.

  • March 22nd, 2014  |
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