I have a dream.
People like to say Tennessee has no income tax, but that's not true. Eighty-five years after it was imposed at the urging of Sen. Frank Hall on the eve of the Great Depression, the so-called Hall Income Tax continues to chip away at Tennesseans' nest eggs with an onerous tax on dividends and interest.
Pay them not to come.
Today is Tax Day, and that means most Tennesseans have filed their federal tax returns, and many are eagerly awaiting their refund. But filing your tax return is about more than getting your money back from Uncle Sam -- it's a reminder of Washington's out-of-control spending and overreach.
The new political "crisis" is the minimum wage.
Some news stories seem immortal; they just never die; there's always one more angle that needs to be explored or a new twist pops up to reanimate them.
The evolution of Chattanooga into the "Dynamo of Dixie" in the last half of the 19th century can be traced directly to the efforts of the Union army to capture Atlanta during the Civil War.
On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee handed his sword to Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant ending the bloodiest conflict in American history.
Chattanooga's Volkswagen workers were given the opportunity to vote on United Auto Workers (UAW) representation.
An hour or two after Pittsburgh teenagers lay bleeding on the floors of their high school Wednesday morning, my good friend Frank called.
It has been interesting to watch Russian President Vladimir Putin gain in popularity as he outwits Obama.
With more than 50 chapters and hundreds of members, the National Socialist Movement is the largest neo-Nazi group in America.
I might be wrong. — Radiohead
There is an absolute dishonesty when a government official, agency or politician speaks of "revenue" for any local, state or federal government.
Roy Ketner McDonald, founder of the Chattanooga Free Press, was a man with the common touch, yet he was a very uncommon man.
For more than three decades, the activist-priest John Dear has been traveling the world, teaching nonviolence.