Johnson City Press Friday, July 3, 2015
Columns As I See It Opinion
Insure Tennessee gets a hearty  'Amen!' from state residents

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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Opinion
How should we truly observe Memorial Day?

How should we truly observe Memorial Day?

May 25th, 2015 11:00 am by Johnson City Press

Memorial Day was established in 1868 as a day to remember the nearly half-million Americans who died in the Civil War.

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Opinion
Buckle up and drive sober this weekend

Buckle up and drive sober this weekend

May 22nd, 2015 1:30 pm by Johnson City Press

Driving while intoxicated has many consequences that not only include arrest, court fees and jail time, but serious injury or death - not only for drunken driver, but anyone who has the misfortune of meeting him on the highway.

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Columns As I See It Opinion
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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Opinion
Should posts on social media be grounds for dismissal?

Should posts on social media be grounds for dismissal?

May 18th, 2015 2:49 pm by Johnson City Press

You never know who might be checking out these sites.

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Outdoors Opinion
Tennessee must do a better job of protecting its rivers

Tennessee must do a better job of protecting its rivers

May 11th, 2015 3:40 pm by Johnson City Press

A leading environmental group has ranked two of Tennessee's rivers among the top 10 most "endangered" waterways in the nation.

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Crime Opinion
New Tennessee law wisely seeks to end racial profiling

New Tennessee law wisely seeks to end racial profiling

May 11th, 2015 2:04 pm by Johnson City Press

The Racial Profiling Prevention Act was introduced in response to a number of incidents across the nation in the past year involving police officers killing unarmed black men.

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Opinion
Encourage your mom to take care of herself

Encourage your mom to take care of herself

May 11th, 2015 11:31 am by Johnson City Press

Mothers are there for us in sickness and in health. And sometimes mothers are so busy looking out for others, they fail to properly address their own health concerns.

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Columns As I See It Opinion
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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Business & Technology Opinion
Should the Johnson City Power Board offer high-speed Internet?

Should the Johnson City Power Board offer high-speed Internet?

May 11th, 2015 10:07 am by Johnson City Press

Currently, local DSL and cable companies offer download speeds of up to 20 and 60 Mbps, respectively, but the upload speeds are often in the single-digits.

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