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The Rant

Published Jan. 24 2016

Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 25 words or fewer.

The Rant

Published Jan. 17 2016

President Obama said he would "fundamentally transform America." And he did. We are now a second-rate country. Nice work.

The Rant

Published Jan. 10 2016

Republican attempts to repeal Obamacare match Einstein's definition of stupidity: Doing the same thing repeatedly but expecting different results. This...

The Rant

Published Jan. 3 2016

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The Rant

Published Dec. 27 2015

If there really is a war on Christmas, I'm pretty sure Christmas is winning. The season is now at least...

'I love Xmas lights. They remind me of Obama voters' and more local rants

Published Dec. 20 2015

I cling to the hope that the majority of Americans will not elect someone as vile, vain or vacuous as...

'Can you say Herr Hitler Trump?' and more local rants

Published Dec. 13 2015

Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 25 words or fewer.

Rants: Why do most Christians know more about Muslims than they do about Jesus?

Published Dec. 6 2015

In the spirit of the season, may we Rave rather than Rant? There is so much goodness in our city,...

The Rant

Published Nov. 29 2015

President Obama: "The best way to defeat ISIS is to um um not be afraid!" Wow, I feel...

The Rant

Published Nov. 22 2015

ISIS is contained? No, to them this is a holy war! We need to reinstate the draft to save Western...

The Rant

Published Nov. 15 2015

It looks as though Tennessee has the wealthiest politicians and the poorest working class in the country.

The Rant

Published Nov. 8 2015

Will someone, anyone, please cite any period when this planet's climate was not changing. I'll be watching.

The Rant

Published Nov. 1 2015

Dr. Carson: If Secretary Clinton should be in prison, Bush and Cheney should have been executed for 9-11. And Reagan...

The Rant

Published Oct. 25 2015

Shouldn't the TFP article "Future diesels to have new emissions technology" been appropriately titled "Future diesels to HAVE emissions technology"?

The Rant

Published Oct. 18 2015

Ancient Chinese saying as heard and understood by Kevin McCarthy: "He who unwittingly speak truth cannot lead House Republicans."

The Rant

Published Oct. 11 2015

Well, the state of Georgia and ISIS have one thing in common: They both execute Christians.

The Rant

Published Oct. 4 2015

There were two murders last Tuesday night: one on Missionary Ridge and one on Georgia's death row.


Published Sep. 27 2015

Can't the Islamic extremists and Christian conservatives find a battle spot in the Sahara desert? One can have rapture, the...

The Rant

Published Sep. 20 2015

The Roman Empire destroyed itself from within; so goes America.

The Rant

Published Sep. 13 2015

Kanye West for president in 2020! He'll need four years just to get his personal life in control. Forget about...


Published Sep. 6 2015

Allowing Iran to inspect its own nuclear sites is like allowing Hillary Clinton to have her own server!

The Rant

Published Aug. 30 2015

Americans save the French. Again. French security runs away. Again. History really does repeat itself, doesn't it? Semper Fi.

The Rant

Published Aug. 23 2015

Exxon Valdez spill? Fined. BP Gulf spill? Fined. EPA spill? No worries, just another oopsie