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Cook: Moving forward on memorials to honor Johnson and Blount

Published Jan. 25 2015

A week ago, I wrote of the possibility of installing a marker, plaque or sign on the Walnut Street Bridge...

Kennedy: Why audiences are falling silent at the end of 'American Sniper'

Published Jan. 25 2015

Everybody is buzzing about the film "American Sniper."

Good Deed: Sophie's goes a step beyond to make customer happy

Published Jan. 25 2015

Recently I visited Sophie's, a gift shop on North Market Street, to buy some vases.

Fleischmann: Mr. President, work with us

Published Jan. 25 2015

Many of us in Congress are hoping that President Obama can find common ground with the new Republican House and...

Gaston: Robert Scholze: An iron pot, dead mule

Published Jan. 25 2015

A family friend joked that Robert Scholze came to Chattanooga in 1870 to make his fortune with an iron pot...

The missing piece of our Violence Reduction Initiative

Published Jan. 25 2015

Nearly a year has gone by in Chattanooga's initiative to use both police work and social assistance to stop gang...

Krauthammer: Iran's emerging empire

Published Jan. 25 2015

WASHINGTON -- While Iran's march toward a nuclear bomb has provoked a major clash between the White House and Congress,...

Decor thieves can't kill Christmas spirit and other letters to the editors

Published Jan. 25 2015

A couple of years ago, we began to ramp up our Christmas decorating in our Lookout Valley neighborhood. We do...

Rant

Published Jan. 25 2015

Raising taxes on people who are successful is not going to make people who are struggling more successful.

Giving away your info one insurance policy at a time

Published Jan. 25 2015

If you like having your personal information shared online, the government has just the website for you. It's HealthCare.gov.

Gibson: Independent public notices key to government transparency

Published Jan. 24 2015

When governments create or authorize state and local agencies to create new programs, they typically require some measure of public...

... And Another Thing: 'Kiddie Crack' not always answer

Published Jan. 24 2015

The speaker at the 45th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Chattanooga earlier this week wasn't another Al...

Dionne: Obama: Damn the torpedoes

Published Jan. 24 2015

WASHINGTON -- "This is good news, people."

Gerson: The fight for the middle class

Published Jan. 24 2015

WASHINGTON -- When you strip away all the layers of cockiness, preachiness and delusion in President Obama's 2015 State of...

Reader slams 'jingoistic rubbish' and more letters to the editors

Published Jan. 24 2015

I am constantly amazed by the viciousness of some of your readers and by the fact that they are willing...

Cook: How to lose 14,000 times and still win

Published Jan. 23 2015

Red Klotz died.

Why Isn't Everyone Cheering The Lower Abortion Rates?

Published Jan. 23 2015

In President Barack Obama's pat-myself-on-the-back State of the Union address earlier this week, he included in his laundry list of...

Aborted abortion vote signals bright spot for GOP future

Published Jan. 23 2015

Score one for women -- especially moderate Republican women.

Hart: Toystory Story Is No Bull

Published Jan. 23 2015

There was sad news last week in the world of animal breeding. Toystory, the bull that set the world record...

Kennedy: Don't mess with 'Paris Killton'

Published Jan. 22 2015

Ah, roller derby -- I remember it well.

Ignatius: Foreign policy's post-Obama pivot

Published Jan. 22 2015

WASHINGTON -- President Obama has been chafing for months at the notion that he's a lame-duck president.

Smith: Dr. King was right: Only love can drive out hate

Published Jan. 22 2015

This week we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, the only individual honored by a national holiday in our country.

Radical Muslims have support and other letters to the editors

Published Jan. 22 2015

From 613 A.D. to 622 A.D., Muhammad, by preaching, increased his followers to 1,000.