Opinion


The news media is in a unique position to save a lot of lives. The sheriff will not enforce a mask mandate unless he feels.. something. At some point. Driving around Chattanooga today I saw no one on the street in a mask. Not one of the people walking around, from East Brainerd to North Chattanooga. Everything is open and people are left with nothing ahead. Except death for many. Leigh Monitor * * * Masks are not ... (click for more)

Here we are, two days this side of Thanksgiving, and to read or watch the news, there ain’t a lot of things going on around us where gratitude, and the art of sincere thanks, are most prominent in our view. As a matter of fact, it may be that never has it been as lacking. Monday afternoon I watched a video on the news channels that showed New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and his wife, Beth, sitting with their four children in a restaurant ... (click for more)



Jim Coppinger Is My Favorite Republican

Being Thankful In 2020

Roy Exum: Two Tales For Monday


County Mayor Coppinger deserves credit for extending the countywide mask mandate. It’s refreshing to see leadership not doing the “most popular thing” but “the right thing to do.” His actions ... (click for more)

Do we need a holiday to be thankful? Probably not. However, this year has been tough for so many people, and circumstances have been tremendously difficult. Even so, we all have much to be thankful ... (click for more)

Over the weekend I received two wonderful stories that will hopefully start this holiday week off with a smile. Last week I shared a story that I thought for years had been written by Andy Rooney, ... (click for more)


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