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The Rant

Published Apr. 2 2017

Is there any national news that doesn't involve Russia?

The Rant

Published Mar. 26 2017

Donald Trump's idea of Meals on Wheels is a double cheeseburger on his golf cart.

The Rant

Published Mar. 19 2017

It was so cold today that I saw a Democrat with both hands in his own pockets.

The Rant

Published Mar. 5 2017

If George Soros paid us, we could have protested for the 16 years of Clinton and Obama. But, we worked,...

The Rant

Published Feb. 26 2017

Wouldn't it be wonderful if all politicians would just answer the reporters' question as asked? You just can't get a...

The Rant

Published Feb. 19 2017

Michael Flynn, acting on his own or conspiring with Trump, disgraced the stars on a uniform he should never be...

The Rant

Published Feb. 12 2017

Enjoy marching? Believes it makes a statement? Become a professional — enlist!

The Rant

Published Feb. 5 2017

Nurses, do not discuss and laugh about your patients while you are out to Sunday breakfast with friends. You should...

The Rant

Published Jan. 29 2017

Go ahead, look up the word 'carnage' and then decide.

The Rant

Published Jan. 22 2017

Hey Republicans, if you unwind Obamacare, people are gonna die.

The Rant

Published Jan. 15 2017

To the honest lady who found my wallet on the Riverwalk — thank you. May God bless you.

The Rant

Published Jan. 8 2017

Seriously, Bebe? You made $110,000 a year for 15 years and you're broke? At 77, it's time to stop living...

The rant

Published Jan. 1 2017

To whomever paid for my breakfast at Lillie Mae's in Red Bank, I thank you. God bless you.

The Rant

Published Dec. 25 2016

That Syrian line in the sand by soon-to-be former President Obama seems to have worked out well in Aleppo.

The Rant

Published Dec. 18 2016

Trump with his antics has managed to suck all the air out of Washington. Does anyone even remember who is...

The Rant

Published Dec. 11 2016

With so many generals in his cabinet, who is Trump protecting: the country or himself?

The Rant

Published Dec. 4 2016

I was taught to only speak good of the dead. Fidel Castro is dead. Good.

The Rant

Published Nov. 27 2016

Our hearts are broken for the victims of last week's horrific school bus crash and their families. We are praying...

The Rant

Published Nov. 20 2016

Cigarette smokers can save lots of money. Just go outside and inhale.

The Rant

Published Nov. 13 2016

Donald Trump alleged the election system is rigged. True. Why did the ballots in Tennessee not list the candidates' names...

The Rant

Published Nov. 6 2016

I wonder how many people who aren't happy with government and want term limits are going to re-elect the ones...

The Rant

Published Oct. 30 2016

Solving the Goetcheus brothers' cold case is a massive achievement. Thank goodness that family can now have some peace.

The Rant

Published Oct. 23 2016

Lack of education has nothing to do with Trump supporters. We don't want more of a failed 30-year socialist career...