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When it comes any issue, what is best for America is not what drives Obama. Even with Ebola, he is like the trendy new song, "I'm all about the base,

  • Oct. 24th, 2014  |
  • By By Ron Hart
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The box score tells the story.

WASHINGTON — If politicians preying upon your attentions this season fail to inspire, you might seek common cause with the beasts — the four-legged variety rather than those running for office.

  • Oct. 23rd, 2014  |
  • By By Kathleen Parker
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For Luther

As they continue a long-running campaign with the goal of securing monopoly-bargaining power over Volkswagen workers in Chattanooga, United Auto Workers union officials shroud their true intentions with assurances that they will respect employees’ rights under Tennessee’s popular right to work law.

  • Oct. 22nd, 2014  |
  • By Mark Mix
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WASHINGTON — On the theory that chickens should not only be counted before they hatch but killed, let us consider the downsides for Republicans of winning both houses of Congress.

  • Oct. 22nd, 2014  |
  • By Michael Gerson
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Members of our city's Concerned Citizens for Justice have just returned again from Ferguson, Mo.

What do you get when a government entity created to address public health and responses to communicable illness operates outside its mission and purpose with its key leaders more characteristic of an Ivy League professors' lounge than a highly responsive team of clinical medical professionals equipped with more than theory and unproven policy?

  • Oct. 20th, 2014  |
  • By By Robin Smith
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WASHINGTON — So unpopular is President Obama these days that the (D) following Democratic candidates' names might stand for Denial.

  • Oct. 20th, 2014  |
  • By By Kathleen Parker
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Judy Walton is a tough reporter. Her watchdog reporting often angers those she's reporting on.

For a little more than a year Franklin McCallie, his wife, Tresa, his cousin, Eleanor Cooper, and her husband, Mel, have hosted racially mixed gatherings at their house on the Southside of Chattanooga hoping to spur change in our mostly segregated city.

  • Oct. 19th, 2014  |
  • By By King Oehmig, Dr. Linda Wiley
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My 7-year-old son was recently asked an interesting question: "If you could punish your dad for something he did wrong, what's the one thing you'd take away from him?"

There is a thin line between innovation and recklessness, between leadership and self-promotion, between vision and fantasy.

A popular summer destination for Chattanoogans at the turn of the 20th century was Walden's Ridge, where the townspeople first camped out and later built cabins in the Summertown community around Mabbit Springs, now part of the town of Walden.

  • Oct. 19th, 2014  |
  • By By Kay Baker Gaston
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WASHINGTON — Unnervingly, the U.S. public health services remain steps behind the Ebola virus.

  • Oct. 19th, 2014  |
  • By By Charles Krauthammer
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Can Tennessee afford a double-digit sales tax on food and other basic needs?

  • Oct. 18th, 2014  |
  • By By Joan Hamner
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