3:00 PM Oct 1, 2014
The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is a deadly, dangerous threat to the world, and the U.S. must take this threat as seriously as we are taking the threat of ISIS, the most deadly terrorist group we’ve ever seen.
6:00 PM Sep 26, 2014
Thumbs up to the 1,448 registered Lebanon voters who voted in Tuesday’s sales tax referendum.
1:00 PM Sep 26, 2014
The half cent was defeated; yet I remain perpetually optimistic.
3:00 PM Sep 24, 2014
When we hear the word addiction, we typically think of alcohol, cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. However, none of these—or even several of them combined—are anywhere near the most significant substance abuse challenge we face in Tennessee: prescription drugs.
6:00 PM Sep 12, 2014
You might say that Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District is a little off the beaten path.
6:00 PM Sep 5, 2014
I had heard it all before. We have finally got everybody in a room, and we are all working on a common mission to “fix public education.” That was more or less the idea behind the State Collaborative on Reforming Education.
5:00 PM Sep 5, 2014
Hello, my name is Jim and I married a corn junkie.
3:00 PM Aug 30, 2014
It’s back-to-school time in Tennessee, and this fall our high school seniors have an opportunity to change the future – for themselves, their families and for our state.
3:00 PM Aug 26, 2014
On a recent edition of Meet the Press, host David Gregory asked his guest whether Republicans have given voters a reason to vote for them in the fall. He asked whether Republicans have demonstrated that they should control both Chambers of Congress and be “a governing party.”
5:00 PM Aug 22, 2014
“At the height of its power, the photography company Kodak employed more than 140,000 people and was worth $28 billion.
3:03 PM Aug 21, 2014
In January, President Barack Obama declared despite Congressional logjams, “America does not stand still – and neither will I. So wherever and whenever I can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity for American families, that’s what I’m going to do.”
3:00 PM Aug 20, 2014
The sky is always falling and newspapers are always dying.
4:00 PM Aug 16, 2014
The tragic death of Robin Williams has brought the issue of suicide to our nation’s forefront once again. This loss of this man who brought joy and laughter to so many was shocking and a heartbreaking reminder of just how indiscriminate suicide can be.
3:00 PM Aug 16, 2014
Through the untimely death of entertainer Robin Williams, a bright light is shining once again on the often-avoided conversation about suicide.
6:00 PM Aug 15, 2014
Make the 2014-2015 academic year an opportunity to open a door to a healthy dialogue with parents about the day-to-day events in their child’s classroom.
3:00 PM Aug 13, 2014
It’s not every day that a citizen gets cuffed, arrested and ejected from a public meeting in Tennessee.
7:00 PM Aug 9, 2014
Our nation’s security and immigration policy are federal responsibilities, yet it is has become another example of our federal government not meeting a legitimate need of American citizens. In fact, we may have reached a tipping point on this subject.