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COLUMN: Obama has squandered the public's trust

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 19:05
Leaving aside the seriousness of lawlessness, and the corruption of our civic culture by the professionally pious, this past week has been amusing.

EDITORIAL: We're watching workers comp reforms closely

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 19:00
Gov. Bill Haslam and state legislators say they have instituted a set of reforms in Tennessee's workers compensation system that are better for all parties in a claim.

COLUMN: Harvest time for seeds sown in Washington

Fri, 05/17/2013 - 18:45
Not even Barack Obama can defy the laws of physics.

COLUMN: Half of immigration debate is about racism

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 20:47
SAN DIEGO — Journalist-turned-activist Jose Antonio Vargas recently said that 'racism and xenophobia have no place in the debate on immigration reform, period.'

COLUMN: Consumers, not doctors, should drive health care

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 20:18
For years, conservatives have pushed for a health-insurance model emphasizing catastrophic coverage. It works as follows:

GUEST EDITORIAL: Internet sales tax needed

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 19:21
The U.S. Senate last week voted to restore balance to the nation's retail market and to sales tax collections nationwide with the passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act.

COLUMN: Demons of Watergate evident in IRS scandal

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 18:46
"He has, acting personally and through his subordinates and agents, endeavored to ... cause, in violation of the constitutional rights of citizens, income tax audits or other income tax investigations to be initiated or conducted in a discriminatory manner." — Article 2, Section 1, Articles of Impeachment, adopted by the House Judiciary Committee, July 29, 1974.

COLUMN: How about some adult supervision?

Wed, 05/15/2013 - 18:43
WASHINGTON — At a time when Congress can't pass a budget and the president can't win approval of any important legislation, the public is indignant about the threat of an overreaching, all-powerful federal government that uses the IRS and the Justice Depa

One of CPD's most wanted arrested in Kentucky

Tue, 05/14/2013 - 13:48
A man with a half-dozen warrants on file in Clarksville was arrested Monday night in Lawrence County, Ky.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Let's all 'Hang up and drive'

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 21:44
The most dangerous item you own might just be your cell phone, especially if you drive a vehicle while talking on it or texting.

COLUMN: Democrats, Baucus fail ethics tests

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 21:24
Max Baucus' reputation as one of the most ethically challenged members of the U.S. Senate is well earned. The Montana Democrat's decision to retire in 2014 can't help but improve the chamber's sorry record of self-enrichment at taxpayers' expense.

COLUMN: Watergate Era was 'a' journalism peak

Mon, 05/13/2013 - 19:42
Forty years ago this week, The Washington Post — and its self-described 'young and hard-digging reporters, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein' —took home a Pulitzer Prize for public service for coverage of the Watergate scandal.

EDITORIAL: State gets high marks for business

Sun, 05/12/2013 - 12:32
Tennessee got plenty of good press last week from various national business publications, proving that our state remains a desirable place for commerce and is poised for continued economic growth.

COLUMN: Multitask comes at own peril

Sat, 05/11/2013 - 19:38
How are your time management skills? Or, like me, do you think that the whole thing is a non-starter because you don't have much free time to manage?

Mike Andrews makes art of industry: 'Carvings, Castings, and Constructions' unveiled at Customs House

Sat, 05/11/2013 - 01:50
Clarksville Foundry has a beautiful partnership with Mike Andrews, but it's not about commerce.

EDITORIAL: State gets high marks for business

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 21:12
Tennessee got plenty of good press last week from various national business publications, proving that our state remains a desirable place for commerce and is poised for continued economic growth.

COLUMN: Mistakes were made after Benghazi attacks

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 19:52
Mistakes were made. This, we are supposed to accept, is the conclusion to be drawn about the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, Libya, despite congressional testimony Wednesday suggesting that significant efforts were made to camouflage those mistakes.

Community calendar

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 18:13
The Houston County Historical Society will have their annual picnic at Allen McCampbell's pavilion, 725 Bethany Road, Erin, on Friday, May 17, beginning at 5 p.m. Bring a covered dish and a lawn chair.

CARTOON: Benghazi Hearings

Fri, 05/10/2013 - 17:35

COLUMN: Looks like witch hunt on Benghazi

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 20:24
WASHINGTON — Those who are trying to make the Benghazi tragedy into a scandal for the Obama administration really ought to decide what story line they want to sell.