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Letters are still a mainstay of newspapers

April 14th, 2015 10:58 am by Robert Houk

A daily reading of our letters is more than enough to start a lively discussion in the workplace.

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Lawmakers could soon be packing heat on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers could soon be packing heat on Capitol Hill

April 6th, 2015 9:21 am by Robert Houk

With the National Rifle Association gathering in Nashville this week, Tennessee legislators went all out to make conventioneers feel welcomed.

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Grassroots help to revive health plan

Grassroots help to revive health plan

March 30th, 2015 9:09 am by Robert Houk

Many of these campaigners are not connected to the Internet and have poor cellphone service, so they do things the old-fashioned way - they go door-to-door and talk to their neighbors.

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Divisions are growing inside the GOP ranks

Divisions are growing inside the GOP ranks

March 23rd, 2015 4:21 pm by Robert Houk

Legitimate issues that impact the daily lives of most Tennesseans get lost in the noise of partisanship and ideology.

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New attacks on open government in Tennessee

New attacks on open government in Tennessee

March 18th, 2015 1:32 pm by Robert Houk

Tennessee's Open Records Act is very direct. It says every Tennessean has a right to obtain certain information under the law - no questions asked.

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Enough of the nonsense in Nashville

Enough of the nonsense in Nashville

March 9th, 2015 9:19 am by Robert Houk

Little did I know just how whacky the Republican-led state General Assembly could get.

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Tide may have turned on Attorney General election in Tennessee

Tide may have turned on Attorney General election in Tennessee

March 4th, 2015 11:54 am by Robert Houk

Democrats need to give voters a distraction that they can happily get behind. Medical marijuana may just be it.

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Politicians now seeking to fill news void

Politicians now seeking to fill news void

February 23rd, 2015 11:05 am by Robert Houk

We don't like the idea of politicians masquerading their propaganda as true journalism.

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Yelton was a tireless champion for his constituents

Yelton was a tireless champion for his constituents

February 16th, 2015 10:26 am by Robert Houk

A couple of sad news items last week made me want to take a trip in my Way-Back Machine to the early 1990s.

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Insure Tennessee never had a chance

February 9th, 2015 11:40 am by Robert Houk

It would have taken a real miracle, or some fancy legislative maneuvering on the part of the governor, to convince the Obamacare hating, Republican-led General Assembly to approve Insure Tennessee.

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Learning to love the red-light cameras

February 2nd, 2015 10:44 am by Robert Houk

I know it is not a popular thing to say, and I'm sure saying it will earn me a few snarky emails, but I'm going to say it anyway.

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