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Thursday 07/31/2014
COLUMN: The most interesting guy in Rome?
Posted: July 31, 2014

Rome is full of characters.

Rick McKee Cartoon
Posted: July 31, 2014

By Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle

GUEST EDITORIAL: Anti-poverty talk from conservative Paul Ryan?
Posted: July 31, 2014

Quick quiz: Which potential 2016 presidential candidate had this to say about federal anti-poverty programs last week?

GUEST EDITORIAL: Improper probes: Report finds excesses in targeting terror suspects
Posted: July 31, 2014

Last week, Human Rights Watch released an extensive and blistering report on investigative and prosecutorial abuses in American terrorism investigations. Especially concerning was the extensively documented use of informants by the FBI to target Muslim centers and mosques without specific evidence of wrongdoing and also extensive informant involvement in recruitment, planning and execution of terrorist actions that borders on entrapment.

Wednesday 07/30/2014
Clay Bennett Cartoon
Posted: July 30, 2014

By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Clay Bennett Cartoon
Posted: July 30, 2014

By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

GUEST EDITORIAL: Why Europe depends on America today: A single pivot point in WWI
Posted: July 30, 2014

“The Great War” and “The war to end all war” proved to be neither.

Tuesday 07/29/2014
GUEST COLUMN: Mother Goose and chicks visit home nest
Posted: July 29, 2014

When you write a newspaper column, it is advisable to read as much as you can. This week my reading included “Mother Goose.”

Mike Lester Cartoon
Posted: July 29, 2014

By Mike Lester, Washington Post Writers Group

Clay Bennett Cartoon
Posted: July 29, 2014

By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

GUEST EDITORIAL: In a cruel move, cities ban feeding the homeless
Posted: July 29, 2014

In March, police in Birmingham, Alabama, approached a pastor who was handing out hot dogs and bottled water to homeless people living beneath a viaduct. He had to stop, police said, because he didn’t have a food truck permit.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Give U.S. companies an incentive to not dodge taxes
Posted: July 29, 2014

When is a U.S.-based company not considered a U.S. company by the IRS? When it buys a smaller firm in a foreign country and — presto chango! — deems that company to be its parent, escaping the obligation to pay taxes to the U.S. Treasury on its foreign earnings.

Monday 07/28/2014
GUEST COLUMN: They both sat on the curb and cried
Posted: July 28, 2014

“W HY ARE YOUR CRYING?” the elderly man said to a little kid who was sitting on the curb weeping.

GUEST COLUMN: Tiger Mountain Vineyards, Part 2
Posted: July 28, 2014

TIGER — The rest of the story of Tiger Mountain Vineyards has to do with tootin’ the horn of vineyard founders John and Martha Ezzard and their partners John and Marilyn McMullan.

Clay Bennett Cartoon
Posted: July 28, 2014

By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

Clay Bennett Cartoon
Posted: July 28, 2014

By Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press

GUEST EDITORIAL: Congress should pass online sales tax bill
Posted: July 28, 2014

It’s been nine years since Congress first took up online shopping’s unfair sales tax advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Despite court ruling, Confederate flag does not belong on Texas license plate
Posted: July 28, 2014

A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has handed a victory to the Sons of Confederate Veterans by ruling that Texas can’t refuse to issue the group a specialty license plate with the Confederate battle flag on it.

GUEST EDITORIALS: Recount that really matters in Afghanistan
Posted: July 28, 2014

Americans have been hearing a lot about Congressional elections, but there’s another one halfway around the globe that will matter far more.

Sunday 07/27/2014
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The great job scam
Posted: July 27, 2014

When reading the July 5, 2014, Calhoun Times, the cartoon by Rob Rogers was revealing. A high-rise office building contained messages on the upper stories such as: “Mega Corp. Worshiping The Almighty Dollar Since Forever,” and “Paying Taxes Violates Our Religious Freedom!” and “Government Oversight Is A Mortal Sin!”

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