Letter: A Mother's Love
Published 11/20/2012 at 11:27 a.m. 0 comments
Bowman: Frankly, I think at this point it is not a question of if, but when, there is a fatality involving a cyclist on the streets of our fair downtown.
Letter: Early Voting
Published 11/20/2012 at 11:17 a.m. 0 comments
Malone: Charles Long’s letter regarding Stacey Campfield [“Recall!” Oct. 18, 2012], I’d like to pass along some exciting news
Published 11/20/2012 at 11:15 a.m. 0 comments
Blackburn: Deb Hardison bemoans the “ultra-divisive, partisan, polarized nation we’ve become” where Republicans are called ignorant, homophobic racists [“Back to the Middle,” Letters, Nov. 15, 2012] and then promptly describes Obama supporters as spoiled, lazy, uninformed reverse-racists.
Letter: Oak Ridge's Treasure
Published 11/20/2012 at 11:06 a.m. 0 comments
Tedford: Ed Westcott is a treasure.
Letter: Good Luck, Mr. Dooley!
Published 11/20/2012 at 11:05 a.m. 0 comments
McDaniel: Mr. Dooley is destined for something much more meaningful than coaching football.
Letter: Gritty Battle
Published 11/14/2012 at 9:08 a.m. 0 comments
Lewis: While sitting at the Square Room on a Saturday evening taking in the sad songs of Mary Gauthier, I came up with a brilliant idea on what Knoxville needs next. I would like to see a wrestling match between ...
Letter: Keep it Short
Published 11/14/2012 at 9:06 a.m. 0 comments
McCarty: Just a short comment, to address the length of a college football game [“Overtime,” Insights by Joe Sullivan, Nov. 8, 2012].
Letter: Back to the Middle
Published 11/14/2012 at 9:05 a.m. 0 comments
Hardison: To Jerry Bone, whoever you are [“A Motley Crew,” Letters, Nov. 3, 2012]: To generally castigate Republicans as ignorant, homophobic racists, and leaderless as well, does us no service.
Letter: Forest Adventure
Published 11/14/2012 at 9:04 a.m. 0 comments
Schneider: Letter writer St. Thomas LeDoux [“The Majestic Cherokee,” Oct. 3, 2012] sang the praises of the Cherokee National Forest, and invited habitual Great Smoky Mountains National Park visitors to venture into this national forest located right next door. Having ...
Letter: Page-Turning Terror
Published 11/7/2012 at 12:00 p.m. 0 comments
I can’t help but think this was Kevin and Coury’s alcohol-induced idea after having too many Blue Moons. Knowing it’s better not to go near confused men under the influence of alcohol, I refuse to turn the “second front cover” ...
Letter: In the Zone
Published 11/7/2012 at 11:59 a.m. 0 comments
We have some folks parking cars in their front yards, and there’s been a recent epidemic of indoor upholstered furniture appearing on porches. In East Tennessee we used to call this sort of thing “trashy.” And it is.
Letter: Have and Have-Nots
Published 10/31/2012 at 10:24 a.m. 0 comments
Clemens: This is a strange America, no longer the one in which ideals were the dream, competence was the goal, and everyone wanted the best for themselves and others. It brings to mind a line from an old Jack Nicholson ...
Letter: Spiritual Quest
Published 10/31/2012 at 10:22 a.m. 1 comment
Denison: Yes, Harry Potter fans, there really is magic out there! Only the Bible calls it the spiritual world, which it says is more real than the physical world. Where do you think this physical world came from?
Letter: A Motley Crew
Published 10/31/2012 at 10:20 a.m. 0 comments
Bone: I enjoyed Frank Cagle’s critique of churches and the Republican Party and, in fact, welcome their impending irrelevance. [“None of the Above,” Frank Talk, Oct. 18, 2012] Unfortunately, a lot of harm will be done in the meantime.
Letter: The Growing Disparity
Published 10/24/2012 at 10:29 a.m. 0 comments
Gill: How many readers of Metro Pulse or of the Knoxville News Sentinel are really aware of the growing disparity between the incomes and wealth of society’s top earners and those of the middle- and lower-class ones?