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Opinion - Free Press Editorials

Our elected leaders

Published May. 13 2015

Sen. Lamar Alexander, R Local 900 Georgia Ave.

Eye on the left: Hillary's Biggest Thorn

Published May. 11 2015

"Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd hit the nail on the head last week when he suggested on MSNBC's "Morning...

Collaborate for success of boys

Published May. 10 2015

What's up with boys?

UAW Should Desire Transparency To Represent VW

Published May. 9 2015

The United Auto Workers has been saying for months it has signed up well over 50 percent of Volkswagen's hourly...

Level With U.S. About Threats

Published May. 8 2015

Instead of assuring the American people it is doing everything it can to eliminate the threat of the Islamic State...

Baltimore: Try something different

Published May. 6 2015

If only Republicans had followed his prescription for "massive investments in urban communities," President Barack Obama said last week, Baltimore...

GOP and the party of ideas

Published May. 5 2015

If there were any doubt the Republican Party is the party of ideas in the 2016 presidential race, the thought...

Eye on the left: Did Biden Swerve Into Truth?

Published May. 4 2015

If the vice president of the United States can be believed, President Obama hasn't been telling Americans the exact truth...

Don't Know Much About History

Published May. 3 2015

How will we know where we're going as a country if we don't know where we've come from? ...

Erlanger And Lessons Learned

Published May. 2 2015

Though it might have been more circumspect for Erlanger hospital authority board members to wait until the end of the...

Discretionary Funds Deserve Scrutiny

Published May. 2 2015

When all nine Hamilton County commissioners were running for election or re-election last year, most advocated either getting rid of...

Scrutinize all PILOT deals

Published May. 1 2015

Are there other Alstom Powers out there, businesses that entered special tax incentive agreements with the city but haven't lived...

Dr. Caldwell Shared His Gifts

Published May. 1 2015

If all there was to tell about the Rev. Dr. Virgil Caldwell was that he pastored New Monumental Baptist Church...

Take Polls With A Grain Of Salt

Published May. 1 2015

In weeks before Tuesday's United States Supreme Court oral arguments about same-sex marriage, you couldn't find a news outlet that...

Gay marriage decision now up to court

Published Apr. 29 2015

Justice Anthony Kennedy, who is expected to be the swing vote in the United States Supreme Court's upcoming decision on...

Insurance law finally may be enforced

Published Apr. 29 2015

The Tennessee General Assembly was forced to pass a bill last week to enforce a law. ...

Berke tackling the large and small issues as third year begins

Published Apr. 28 2015

Chattanoogans for several decades have chosen to steer the city's destiny, unwilling to accept that the course of it cannot...

Eye on the left: Lapdog Press Corps Souring

Published Apr. 27 2015

Although the White House press corps probably voted nearly unanimously for President Barack Obama in his 2012 re-election bid, its...

One Postman's Peaceful Protest

Published Apr. 26 2015

Earlier this month, a mailman named Douglas Hughes from Ruskin, Fla., who wanted to make a political statement, landed a...

Time For Clinton To Start Talking

Published Apr. 24 2015

Hillary Clinton's campaign for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination may continue to say, as it did Thursday, that investigations into...

Freedom Of Religion vs. From Religion

Published Apr. 24 2015

It is a shame that Hamilton County will have to spend even more money defending its invocation prayers if a...

Immigrant Students Get Cold Shoulder

Published Apr. 24 2015

Left out in the cold as lawmakers adjourned the first session of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly on Wednesday was...

TennCore is better way to go

Published Apr. 22 2015

Here's the thing.