You might also be a redneck if on one day you "resign" from a leadership position in a new South town, only to decide you want someone else's job after you left your folks fighting for their pensions and with an escalating crime rate.
My opinion of Chief Dodd just reversed. He's not interested in service. And he proved it himself.
It's rather sad to see firsthand the rejection of Christ and mockery of those of us who choose to believe. But, we are given a will to decide.
If I'm wrong, I've lived a life that's been good. If you're wrong in your mockery, it's tragic. But, still your choice.
A nice reminder of Lee Anderson's writings at Christmas that kept the focus on the real Reason for this season.
The majority of these comments above prove that either those making them do not own or run a business, and may not be employed, or simply show up at work and get the check for the week.
There is absolutely a massive change in the level of regulation and government interference that is stalling any expansion or hiring during the last 5 years as compared to prior to the Obama election.
I was no fan of Bush. But the last 5 years of incompetence has improved his legacy dramatically.
Unemployment has soared due to uncertainties and government policy led by the White House since 2009.
Mr. Davis' unstated platform of expertise is obviously one he attempts to use to intimiate and bully, just as he mocked.
Christianity a "strain" and "Church-a-nooga" are the open insults permitted by the self-important and intellectual to hide their own narcissistic values.
As a business owner for 28 years with frequent travel to Texas, Boston, and abroad, there are more places seeking to become Chattanooga than not. Men and women have worked for decades to overcome the conditions of this city only a few decades back.
Maybe Mayor Berke will soon hire such a magnificent ego to join his crew of egos that do little of nothing but talk, as they pass through to bigger and better.
Tennessee is also the same state where Governor Phil Bredesen, a Democrat, cut thousands from TennCare (Medicaid) because it was destroying our state's budget and also the same man who said the "ACA was a lost opportunity" because it didn't do anything to address cost.
So, the truth is that there are socialists like you, Madame Columnist, who don't live in reality and are the most partisan of all despite your constant cries against those who stand in the your way.
The best title for this article is "Parents Do Your Jobs!" or "Punk Kids likely Have Punk Parents".
I own a business in Chattanooga. I was one of the ones who was promised by Andy Berke's team that he would not be a liberal in office. Andy Berke and his entire campaign is a fraud. He lied, along with his campaign team. And quite a few of us have a long memory and don't have any plans to forget.
Healthcare costs were extremely manageable prior to insurance covereage offered through employers.
I own a company here in Chattanooga and do offer healthcare for our employees. But, it would be easier to pay our employees a higher wage and completely exit the health benefits bureaucracy within our company.
But, some would cry at "big business" for allowing them to buy their own personal plan that wouldn't be attached to their employer. It's a matter of personal responsibility. And costs would be reduced just as the article notes similar to auto and homeowners insurance.
Wonder if you two commenters own a smartphone or a laptop or iPad? That competition and free market sure has placed all of those items out of reach for consumers. Those "detail thingys" get in the way when dealing with the facts.