Opinion

Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: The Single Dad Reality

Apr 23, 2019 at 10:30 am by Dads2Dads

Approximately one-third of children in the U.S. are living in single-parent households.  According to the Kids Count Data Center at the Annie E Casey Foundation, childre.... Read More

Opinion: The future belongs to those who fight the battles

Apr 16, 2019 at 07:00 am by clervin

This column's about getting involved, about the pursuit of what you want even when those around you voice their doubts. I implore you to chase your dreams and ignore your cri.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: How to lose control

Apr 15, 2019 at 12:14 pm by Dads2Dads

Bill was in a workplace the other day and he watched as one of the managers talked sternly to her staff, pointed here and there, redistributed materials on display and shouted.... Read More
Middle Point Landfill

Letter to the Editor: Rutherford County needs a long-term plan for our solid waste disposal

Apr 11, 2019 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire 1

To the Editor: The economic and population growth enjoyed by our county over the past several years has brought new opportunities and new challenges. One of those challenges.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: How to teach the Golden Rule and thinking of others

Apr 09, 2019 at 11:58 am by Dads2Dads

For thousands of years, human culture has promoted empathy. In ancient Greece, it was avoid doing what you would blame others for doing. In Rome, it was treat your inferior as.... Read More
Does Nationalism equal Patriotism?

Opinion: Why we need 'Nationalism'

Apr 05, 2019 at 08:00 am by clervin 1

Some in the country today bemoan "unchecked nationalism," characterizing it as a negative that will ultimately lead to draconian statism or some form of provincial exclusion o.... Read More
Dads2Dads

Dads2Dads: It is not somebody else’s problem

Apr 02, 2019 at 11:51 am by Dads2Dads

Vaclav Havel, jailed for his support of a democratic Czechoslovakia and the first President of the Czech Republic, put his successful career as a playwright on hold to lead di.... Read More
Voter suppression

Opinion: Were you among the nearly 15K voters purged in January?

Apr 01, 2019 at 09:00 am by MFerry 1

The Rutherford County Democratic Party has recently learned that as of January 2019, more than 14,881 voters were purged from Rutherford County's voter rolls for the peri.... Read More
Voter rights

Opinion: Tennessee Competes for First in Voter Suppression

Mar 30, 2019 at 08:00 am by MK37130 2

OK, people, we might be a little behind Georgia, Florida and Alabama, but not far. Our right to vote is supposed to be protected. But not in Tennessee. Tennessee's record o.... Read More
Tennessee General Assembly

What is our legislature up to? Or why is a lobbying group writing so many bills?

Mar 27, 2019 at 07:00 am by MK37130 6

Here's a list of some current legislation that is up for a vote in the Tennessee General Assembly, in committee or has recently passed. SB0015: A bill to prohibit consum.... Read More

Get the Newsletter!