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Opinion - Columnists

Ignatius: Netanyahu's next step

Published Sep. 5 2015

WASHINGTON -- What does Israel do now that President Obama has won the congressional votes needed to implement an Iran...

Gerson: The largest failure of the Obama era

Published Sep. 5 2015

WASHINGTON -- One little boy in a red T-shirt, lying face down, drowned, on a Turkish beach, is a tragedy....

Greeson: Shooting from the lip: Do we want to be 'Sew Hip!' magazine's best town ever?

Published Sep. 5 2015

Maybe we've reached the point where we should expect the worst financial decision possible from the good folks of Walker...

Martin: Carly joins the top tier

Published Sep. 4 2015

It looks like a new face will be joining the next prime time Republican presidential debate. And it's a she.

Hart: Vice president is Biden his time

Published Sep. 4 2015

The field of Democratic presidential candidates is in disarray. How bad is it? It's so bad that the encouraged and...

Kennedy: Angels of the flag garden

Published Sep. 3 2015

Dana Anderson has small cuts and callouses on her hands from pulling weeds -- 22 hours in one weekend alone.

Greeson: Herschel Walker coming to Signal Mountain Middle High to help foundation help schools

Published Sep. 3 2015

A week from tonight, Herschel Walker will be in town.

Ignatius: Our stake in the future and the past

Published Sep. 3 2015

WASHINGTON -- Why should people care about the past or the future? That may sound like a perverse question, but...

Greeson: UTC to honor five military heroes from July 16

Published Sep. 1 2015

When the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team runs onto Gordon Davenport Field at Finley Stadium on Saturday evening,...

Dionne: Iran and the case for realism

Published Sep. 1 2015

WASHINGTON -- Foreign policy debates rarely get away from being reflections of domestic political conflicts, but they are also usually...

Fisher: New public records fees would choke off citizen oversight

Published Aug. 31 2015

Should the Tennessee Public Records Act permit the government to charge citizens to inspect public records? A series of public...

Smith: The Tennessee Way, Business Leadership Makes Good Government

Published Aug. 31 2015

Less than two weeks ago, Gov. Bill Haslam recognized that "Tennessee is increasingly becoming an international tourist destination, and all...

Cook: Grief and the violence of July 16

Published Aug. 30 2015

The five servicemen killed on July 16? Their lives mattered. Immeasurably. Indescribably so.

Good Deed: Piney Woods back to school event

Published Aug. 30 2015

The kids who live in Chattanooga's Piney Woods community went back to school with all the supplies they needed to...

Chilton: Don't lay fault at feet of TCAPs

Published Aug. 30 2015

I used to play high school football. I was considered a "smart" player.

Krauthammer: What six years of 'reset' have wrought

Published Aug. 30 2015

WASHINGTON -- On Sept. 5, 2014, Russian agents crossed into Estonia and kidnapped an Estonian security official. Last week, after...

Pollitt: Pioneering health care for African-Americans

Published Aug. 30 2015

The story of African-American health care in Chattanooga begins in 1905, the year Dr. Emma Wheeler and her husband, Dr....

Samuelson: Behind the crash, the commodities bubble

Published Aug. 29 2015

WASHINGTON -- First was the dot-com bubble, then the housing bubble. Now comes the commodities bubble.

Greeson: 3 zip codes in America have no Ashley Madison accounts

Published Aug. 29 2015

The FedEx Cup golf playoffs start this week, and Jordan Spieth has to be the favorite.

Opinion: Trump triumphing by being himself

Published Aug. 28 2015

It has been a remarkable month. Donald Trump -- "Citizen Vain" -- has taken the country by storm. Voters disgusted...

Martin: Beacon Center's new Legal Foundation a welcome addition

Published Aug. 28 2015

You own the house.

Greeson: Schilling latest one in the crosshairs of PC police

Published Aug. 27 2015

First off, Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany are never funny.

Ignatius: On eve of Xi's U.S. visit, China loses some luster

Published Aug. 27 2015

WASHINGTON -- When U.S. policymakers began planning Xi Jinping's state visit to Washington next month, they must have imagined that...