Letters to the Editor

For the past 29 years, it has been my privilege and honor to call Dr. Paul McDaniel my friend. Chattanooga has had no finer preacher, pastor and citizen.

I first met Vince Dean during my visits to Nashville on behalf of firefighters while Vince was in the state legislature.

Whether you call it a "user fee" or a "tax," the 12-cent increase on a gallon of gas proposed by Sen. Bob Corker to support the Federal Highway Trust Fund is another assault on working people and middle-class incomes.

On Aug. 7, we will be electing, among other positions, our Criminal Court clerk. Gwen Tidwell, the present clerk, is seeking another term and deserves one.

I disagree with Sen. Bob Corker’s proposed measure to increase the federal gasoline tax an additional 18.4 cents per gallon (call it a user fee — it’s still money out of the taxpayer’s pocket).

There are many Indians in the United States, a number of whom are American citizens.

Famous Dave's Barbecue Restaurants across East Tennessee wrapped up another successful year of Operation Famous Salute over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

On Sunday, June 15, a letter appeared in the letters to the editor section that affronted me as a former Army draftee.

We are submitting this letter to express our support for Tommy Crangle for the Tennessee House, District 27 seat.

  • June 28th, 2014  |
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I saw a movie seemingly based upon our current political reality.

A Sunday school class May 25 featured a panel of members to proclaim what Memorial Day meant to them.

Please vote yes on both HB 4307 (Milk Freedom Act of 2014) and HB 4308 (Interstate Milk Freedom Act of 2014).

As a scientist (MA, Chemistry, Oxford), I am deeply skeptical about human-caused global warming, with carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels getting the blame.

The Times' editorial attacking Edward Snowden reflects a kind of patriotism Dr. Ben Johnson referred to as the last refuge of a scoundrel: my country — right or wrong!

  • June 23rd, 2014  |
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Several weeks ago, I obtained a gift certificate from an automotive shop in Hixson for the Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Hamilton Place Golf Tournament.

  • June 22nd, 2014  |
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