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Insure Tennessee gets a hearty  'Amen!' from state residents

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Insure Tennessee gets a hearty 'Amen!' from state residents

May 26th, 2015 9:17 am by Robert Houk

"Politicians have health insurance. Why can't the working people of Tennessee have health insurance?" - Dr. Patrick MacMillan.

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Creating the will for Congress to tackle climate change

Creating the will for Congress to tackle climate change

May 20th, 2015 9:12 am by Robert Houk

Personally, I think the CCL would have a better chance of convincing members of Congress to give free ice cream to every inmate on federal death row than it would getting them even to admit climate change exists.

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Widowed mothers, roses and angry mobs

Widowed mothers, roses and angry mobs

May 11th, 2015 10:21 am by Robert Houk

Mothers had influence throughout Tennessee's political history.

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Same-sex marriage case to yield landmark decision

Same-sex marriage case to yield landmark decision

May 4th, 2015 11:38 am by Robert Houk

The question remains: How does Jack and Joe, or Lisa and Kim getting hitched damage my own marriage of 23 years?

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Tennessee's legislative session was short, but not so sweet

Tennessee's legislative session was short, but not so sweet

April 27th, 2015 10:27 am by Robert Houk

Lawmakers still managed to inflict a lot of damage this year through their actions.

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Letters   are still a mainstay of newspapers

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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