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Opinion - Columnists

Greeson: Not all equality is equal

Published Oct. 13 2015

Not all equality is equal.

Smith: Rejecting Seniority in the Presidential Primary

Published Oct. 12 2015

Much has been written about the "establishment" revolt within the GOP, with the highest poll numbers currently held by Donald...

Cook: 25 years, 41 lessons, one city

Published Oct. 11 2015

Every three months for the last 25 years, Pete Cooper, president of the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, has written...

Winer: Rosenwald Schools Benefit Hamilton County

Published Oct. 11 2015

Julius Rosenwald, businessman and philanthropist, is not well remembered today, but in the early 20th century his Rosenwald Fund started...

Crews: Hamilton County has two school systems that are separate, unequal in too many ways

Published Oct. 11 2015

In some ways, there are two different school systems in Hamilton County that are both separate and unequal.

Greeson: Are the bike lanes insensitive to unicyclists or Lois or Kiffin?

Published Oct. 10 2015

OK, bike lanes are a hot topic. So is our over-the-top politically correct culture.

Martin: The Right and Respectability Politics

Published Oct. 9 2015

Contrary to lore, Rosa Parks was not the first African-American arrested in Montgomery, Ala., for refusing to surrender her bus...

Greeson: The good, bad and funny from bike lane feedback

Published Oct. 8 2015

As a longtime TFP sports columnist, I thought people were passionate about college football.

Greeson: VW's failings show EPA's $8 billion shortcomings

Published Oct. 6 2015

Martin Winterkorn may deserve to go to jail. If he knew of the Volkswagen scandal from the start, that's obvious....

Opinion: Why using a Chattanooga jury for the Vanderbilt rape trial is wrong

Published Oct. 5 2015

Have you ever served on a jury?

Dionne: The conservative evasion on guns

Published Oct. 4 2015

WASHINGTON -- President Obama spoke some of the most important words of his tenure last week in response to the...

Ally: Holy Books of Peace?

Published Oct. 4 2015

This week, my Christian friend David Wood and I will each argue that our sacred scriptures are peaceful; and we...

Wood: Holy Books of Peace?

Published Oct. 4 2015

My best friend in college was a Muslim named Nabeel Qureshi. Since we both had thick skin and didn't shy...

Cook: The amazing grace of Kelly Gissendaner

Published Oct. 4 2015

Tuesday night, as the I-75 traffic roared by, Kayla Gissendaner sat in a truck stop booth, away from the window....

Flowers: Roland Hayes is Chattanooga's forgotten classical concert genius

Published Oct. 4 2015

For roughly the first half of the previous century, Roland Hayes (1887-1977) was almost universally acclaimed on the international classical...

Krauthammer: Obama's Syria debacle

Published Oct. 4 2015

WASHINGTON -- If it had the wit, the Obama administration would be not angered but appropriately humiliated. President Obama has,...

Greeson: Green only color that matters in Thompson-Erlanger lawsuit

Published Oct. 3 2015

Charlesetta Woodard-Thompson, the former interim Erlanger CEO, is suing the hospital for being passed over for the full-time position.

Hart: Orange is the New Back-Out

Published Oct. 2 2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner's sudden resignation resulted in a chain reaction of Republicans looking to fill the leadership...

Martin: Which came first, innovation or the Gig?

Published Oct. 2 2015

If there is one thing Chattanoogans love, it's recognition for their town's awesomeness.

Kennedy: Soddy-Daisy's brothers in arms

Published Oct. 1 2015

There's no hiding the fact that the home of Stephen and Christine Lewis on Creek Hollow Road in Soddy-Daisy is...

Greeson: Chattanooga wrongly caters to vocal biking minority

Published Oct. 1 2015

My question is, why.

Greeson: Mergers may be solution to aging Hamilton County high school facilities

Published Sep. 29 2015

It's been a little more than three weeks since everyone learned that the football stadium at East Ridge High School...

Lesch-Huie: Protecting Outdoor Adventures In Tennessee and Beyond

Published Sep. 28 2015

Some of my earliest childhood memories involve being outside, rock climbing, canoeing or hiking with my family.