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Do we sacrifice liberty for security?

Do we sacrifice liberty for security?

 

One of the things people appreciate about Donald Trump — whether you support him or not — is his blunt talk. He says what’s on his ...

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More Joy on this Life’s Journey

More Joy on this Life’s Journey

 

We are now thirty-one days into the new year.

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While We Watch and Wait

While We Watch and Wait

 

Fifty years ago, when I was a new Christian, the church was watching and waiting for the coming of Jesus, and still it waits.

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“Beware ‘Click Bait’ Scams”

“Beware ‘Click Bait’ Scams”

"It’s smart to be skeptical if a post promises you something free that normally would cost money, such as an IQ test or a ...

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Tennessee GOP: A story of failure

Time and again Governor Haslam has failed to follow through on his promises to Tennesseans.

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We the People

We the voters in America tend to be much like Charlie Brown about to kick the football that Lucy is holding for him..

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Conscious engagement

Everyday we engage each other in conversation, problem solving, cooperative projects, and simple greetings during the routine of our day.

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Force-feeding minimum wage a bad idea

The unintended consequences of government meddling are nowhere more apparent than the minimum wage. Minimum wage increases have historically led to unemployment and even helped ...

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Fiscal conservatives?

 

The GOP’s favorite propaganda is the Democratic Party is the "Tax and Spend Party." They never all the GOP the "Spend and Borrow Party."

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Is Ted Cruz eligible to be president?

Is Ted Cruz eligible to be president? Ted Cruz and many pundits in the media scoff at such a question but it’s one that ...

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MLK Day should bring community together

May the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the gains in both civil rights and social justice inspire us all as we continue ...

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Tennessee’s own version of Sharia Law?

To the Editor,

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Orlando asks forgiveness, second chance

To the Editor,

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Executive orders are not laws

In typical fashion, President Obama has decided what he can’t get from Congress he’ll do on his own. He often brags about working ...

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War on drugs brings “New Jim Crow”

I have recently become reacquainted with a book that was written a little over four years ago by an associate professor of law at Ohio ...

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In the unlikely event of a powerball win

"Here’s something to think about: How come you never see a headline like ‘Psychic Wins Lottery’?" ~ Jay Leno

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War of the fracking wills with OPEC

It’s becoming a war of wills between the OPEC nations and the frackers. I’ve long told you in this column that the reason ...

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Take time to hug a child

Many years ago I heard my close friend Thomas Britton make this statement.... "We will probably never know in this life when we do our ...

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Compasionate communication a must

As I reflect on the upcoming year, I am reminded of all the individuals, families, or groups that I will be meeting and working with ...

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How do we make our laws?

 

Here is something that greatly troubles me and concerns me without regard to political party..

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