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Cook: The butterfly in the Georgia death chamber

Published Mar. 4 2015

First, a snowstorm.

Ignatius: Netanyahu's zero-sum game

Published Mar. 4 2015

WASHINGTON -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lobbied powerfully against a nuclear agreement with Iran in a well-crafted speech to...

Nuclear time flies

Published Mar. 4 2015

Liberal U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., like many of her Democratic colleagues, had little good to say about the speech...

How colleges became institutions of higher learning for sex abusers

Published Mar. 4 2015

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has chosen a very unfortunate year to land itself -- through circumstances entirely due...

A legacy of Tennessee Temple crusaders

Published Mar. 4 2015

Although the local doors of Tennessee Temple University will close at the end of this academic year, the reach of...

Clinton's compliance 'spirit'

Published Mar. 4 2015

A high-ranking public servant using a personal rather than government email account to send correspondence sounds minor on the surface,...

Cook: Barehanded baseball comes to Chattanooga

Published Mar. 3 2015

There are two new baseball teams coming to Chattanooga this summer.

The endless GOP conflagration has begun

Published Mar. 3 2015

The GOP is starting the primary early in Tennessee.

CPAC pick Paul hardly inevitable for 2016

Published Mar. 3 2015

A third straight presidential straw poll win at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference(CPAC) gathering might be expected to give...

A new stadium for the Chattanooga Lookouts?

Published Mar. 2 2015

Combined efforts in meaningful measures in the state Legislature in Nashville are as common as four-leaf clovers and $2 bills.

Crews: There is a better way to budget for education

Published Mar. 2 2015

The Hamilton County Commission's recent decision to devote the proceeds of the sale of East Brainerd Elementary School to public...

Smith: Enforce The Laws To Protect Americans

Published Mar. 2 2015

"Do black lives really matter? Or does it matter only if you are shot by a white person or a...

Gerson: Scott Walker's cynical comments

Published Mar. 2 2015

WASHINGTON -- When Scott Walker pronounced himself agnostic about President Obama's patriotism and Christian faith, it must have seemed like...

Eye On The Left: Media Polishes Knives For GOP

Published Mar. 2 2015

When it comes to potential Republican presidential candidates, when you're at the top of any poll, you become the target...

FCC wants to keep the Internet open and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 2 2015

Robin Smith's commentary, "Net Neutrality -- Try Obamanet," uses distorted logic to associate net neutrality with Obamacare, socialism, government monitoring...

Tennesseans could face power shortages under 'Clean Power Plan'

Published Mar. 1 2015

Right now, Tennessee gets 42 percent of its electricity from coal-fired power plants. But what would happen if the state...

EPA's 'Clean Power Plan' is the right path for Tennessee's future

Published Mar. 1 2015

As a Tennessee business owner, I understand that clean, renewable sources of energy are essential to the short- and long-term...

Cook: The life, death and resurrection of Kelly Gissendaner

Published Mar. 1 2015

In 1998, Kelly Gissendaner was convicted of plotting the murder of her husband. The state of Georgia sentenced her to...

Good deed: Couple at Aldi's thanked for picking up grocery tab

Published Mar. 1 2015

I was shopping at Aldi's one Saturday afternoon when I realized I had left my debit card at home. I...

Honerkamp: Whatever happened to Citico Mound?

Published Mar. 1 2015

"Out of sight, out of mind." The truth of this adage is never better demonstrated than with the story of...

The Rants

Published Mar. 1 2015

The scum of the Earth are legislating denial of medical access for the needy and voting access for the minority....

Shopper grateful that keys left on car in Walmart parking lot remained there untouched and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 1 2015

Honest people were shopping at Walmart in Lookout Valley last week. Let me explain.

Hate Pool Big Enough For All

Published Mar. 1 2015

The Southern Poverty Law Center purports to be an organization that, according to its website, fights hate, teaches tolerance and...