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The “Green New Deal” Is A Failure In Its Current Form

Could It Be A Hoax?

Roy Exum: The Saturday Funnies


Mid to late-August brings extreme summer heat, and this year, it also brought a thinning of the heard of the current field of Democratic Presidential contenders. With this, Bernie Sanders is ... (click for more)

If there were doubts about man-made global warming, three events should confirm your suspicions that it is really a hoax. The Obamas just purchased another multi-million dollar estate, this ... (click for more)

With the anti-gun freaks unable to explain why “Guns Kill People” but cars don’t make people drive drunk or ice cream scoops do not make us fat, here we go into this week’s edition of ‘The Saturday ... (click for more)


Opinion

The “Green New Deal” Is A Failure In Its Current Form

Mid to late-August brings extreme summer heat, and this year, it also brought a thinning of the heard of the current field of Democratic Presidential contenders. With this, Bernie Sanders is attempting to take sole ownership of environmental issues in order to make him stand out from the rest of the pack. His approach: the “Green New Deal”……on steroids. Now, I won’t entirely ... (click for more)

Could It Be A Hoax?

If there were doubts about man-made global warming, three events should confirm your suspicions that it is really a hoax. The Obamas just purchased another multi-million dollar estate, this time on Martha’s Vineyard. Their newest mansion is beachfront on an island in the Atlantic Ocean. So why did they spend more money than most of us would earn in a lifetime on property that ... (click for more)

Breaking News

City Treasurer Set To Collect Business Improvement District Assessments After County Commission Balks

The City Treasurer is now set to collect the first-year assessments for the downtown Business Improvement District (BID) after the County Commission decided not to let Trustee Bill Hullander do it. The City Council is set to consider a resolution on Sept. 3 authorizing the treasurer to do the collections. The resolution is sponsored by Chairman Erskine Oglesby, a staunch supporter ... (click for more)

Judge Throws Out Count 1 Of RICO Cases Brought Against Athens Park Bloods

Criminal Court Judge Tom Greenholtz, in a 27-page opinion, has dismissed count 1 of an indictment brought against most of the 55 members of the Athens Park Bloods gang by the District Attorney's Office. The ruling did not affect a few of the defendants. Judge Greenholtz said, "Count I fails to allege the existence of two predicate acts occurring within two years of each other, ... (click for more)

Sports

CFC Draws With Michigan Stars In Rain-Delayed Game, 1-1

In a short season bereft of luck, the Chattanooga Football Club finally had some good fortune fall their way. Of course, luck wasn’t the only thing falling during the night. The 1-1 draw against the Michigan Stars was defined by unending rain, never-ending delays, and staunch defense by the pipes. Amidst a horrendous downpour reminiscent of the days of Noah, Joao Costa equalized ... (click for more)

Dan Fleser: New Lady Vol Rennia Davis Is Impressive During European Swing

KNOXVILLE – A trip to Europe gave Kellie Harper her first view of Rennia Davis in action and Tennessee’s most accomplished women’s basketball player didn’t disappoint the Lady Vols’ first-year coach. The 6-foot-2 junior forward reached double-figure scoring in two of the three games, including a trip-high 25. She also reached double figures in rebounding and even had eight assists ... (click for more)