Good local government requires cooperation

Jun 09, 2021 at 10:15 am by robmtchl

For our community to continue leading in the 21st Century Economy, we need a 21st Century Government.  We need a government that is lean, efficient, and continuously str.... Read More

Moral Courage Required of Elected Officials

Jun 07, 2021 at 09:00 am by robmtchl

Morality is a system of values and beliefs, as well as principles of conduct. Moralistic behavior is characterized by such traits as honesty, integrity, humility, courage and.... Read More

Why We Can't Just Vote the Bums Out?

May 28, 2021 at 07:00 am by adukette 3

Congress routinely holds an approval rating of around 15%. Yet, the re-election rate for members of Congress is around 96%. What gives? Is the American voter a glutton for pun.... Read More
Joe Carr County Mayor

Joe Carr issues first defense in record time after announcing run for County Mayor

May 26, 2021 at 10:37 am by Michelle Willard 2

Whelp, that didn't take long. Joe Carr issued his first defense of himself within 12 hours of announcing his candidacy for Rutherford County Mayor. It might be a record. This.... Read More

Opinion: The GOP's refusal to denounce Trumpism is a self-inflicted wound

May 11, 2021 at 08:00 am by Waterman 3

Anybody who has ever stepped on a nail protruding from a piece of lumber on the ground knows that if the puncture isn’t promptly and thoroughly treated, it could lead to.... Read More

Bill Lee signs bill that requires burial or cremation of aborted child

May 10, 2021 at 10:31 am by Voice Wire

Gov. Bill Lee recently signed The Unborn Child Dignity Act, sponsored by State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, and State Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma. The legislation wil.... Read More
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Could eliminating Tennessee's state sales taxes on gun safes and gun locking devices reduce gun violence?

Mar 30, 2021 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, and State Sen. Sara Kyle, D-Memphis, announced Tuesday, March 30 that they have sponsored bipartisan legislation that will make it less exp.... Read More

Opinion: The Conservative Idea of 'Freedom' is Childish and Selfish

Mar 18, 2021 at 10:17 am by Brendon Donoho 9

"Freedom" is quite the hot term these days. It has become nearly devoid of all meaning as it's tossed here and there as a political football, more often than not wielded by.... Read More
Everything is Canceled

Things Just Keep Getting Weirder in 2021

Mar 18, 2021 at 07:00 am by Steve Odom 2

Everyone was so eager for 2020 to be behind us and now things just keep getting weirder. I feel like politics is leading us all in circles going in the opposite direction. Whi.... Read More

Why TN's GOP must condemn 4 state legislators who voted against abolishing slavery

Mar 17, 2021 at 10:00 am by Brendon Donoho

It is not uncommon in the slightest for Tennessee legislators to find themselves on the wrong side of history. The majority of the Tennessee Republican Caucus, and by their ma.... Read More