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I love social media. They keep me in touch with dozens of friends, whom I  might otherwise have contact with just every few years, or every few decades. They let me share articles that I think … more
As I watched the hype surrounding the Bradley vs. Cleveland high school football game a few weeks ago, I was reminded of a peculiar year long ago when a group of students were caught between the two … more
I don’t get invited to the White House very often.My first visit was as a tourist. My wife and I spent our honeymoon in Washington, D.C. We were both in the news business, and it was on the way … more
It was a bad week for Sloppy Joe Biden and Democrats. If I were dealt the poker hand of Biden, Harris, AOC, Schumer and Pelosi, I would fold.After a brief 5-point spike in dismal approval rating (up … more
I’m not sure why we are so obsessed with fall.Don’t get me wrong. Fall is fine. The temperature cools off, in theory at least. The leaves change to beautiful yellows, oranges and reds. We eat and … more
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to airlift 48 migrants from San Antonio to the island resort of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, was depthless in its cruelty and cynicism, evoking the worst … more
As surely as the leaves morph into a kaleidoscope of colors, fall brings a health fair from 100 Black Men of Bradley County — when there's no international pandemic.In addition to … more
Dear Editor: According to the news media, Republicans will be voting with the Democrats because too many Republicans on the Supreme Court had enough influence to repeal Roe v. Wade. Are folks … more
Simply put, Hank Greenberg is the most prodigious Jewish Major League Baseball slugger ever.Greenberg’s .313 career batting average, two MVP awards and four AL home run and RBI titles earned the … more
It’s not always easy living with me. But my husband, Peter, has to.I know it is not easy, because I live with myself every day, and I feel the bits of anxiety and nervousness and occasional … more
Immigration has muscled its way into the top four issues in the midterm elections, joining inflation, cost of living, violent crime and abortion rights as potential turning points in the control of … more
Dear Editor: Bradley County has an irresponsible dog-owner problem — not a dog problem. Dogs, horses, pigs, chickens and other animals, domestic or wild, by nature do not understand property … more
I see so much negativity. Think about this: Two years ago, we couldn't go anywhere, we didn't have a vaccine, and our friends were sick or dying. Cardboard cutouts were in the seats at ball games. … more
Who remembers losing their first tooth and putting it under their pillow in hopes the Tooth Fairy would replace it with a prize? How many become adults and still believe in the Tooth Fairy? Do those … more
It seems we need to be reminded every two years or so why liberals cannot govern. They value their pious, self-aggrandizing ideology over the reality of governing.The hypocrisy of the left was laid … more
I had some surgical procedures performed in June.Without going into detail, I will only say three out of the four were related to too many sunburns I got as a kid and a young adult.I once heard … more
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