Letters to the Editor
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To The Editor:   “Appalled," "fleecing of taxpayers' money," “proof of corruption," “justification," “misappropriation," “overpaid office staff," “lack … more
To The Editor: On June 24, the U.S. Senate passed by an overwhelming bipartisan majority the Growing Climate Solutions Act, legislation to help farmers and foresters get paid for sequestering … more
To The Editor:   We write today with hope for the future and gratitude for the resilience of our provider team at Tennova Healthcare.   The pandemic has demonstrated how … more
To The Editor:   While searching for a parking space in a crowded lot, the first eight cars I passed had northern tags and several had Biden\Harris bumper stickers. I thought what a … more
To The Editor:   For nearly 30 years I enjoyed the interactions with, and assistance from, a group of dedicated public servants known as school-board members. While that partnership was … more
  To The Editor:   Shame on the Cleveland City Council and the Cleveland Daily Banner for not hearing both sides of this story at the council meeting and then publicly slandering … more
To The Editor:   Cleveland Elks Lodge #1944 planned and participated in a Fun Festival for the clients of the Life Bridges community in our town on Saturday, June 5. I proposed the plan to … more
To The Editor:The Tennessee State Senate needs to concur with HJR8 in 2022 for the state to join Florida, Alabama, Missouri and West Virginia in calling for the Term Limits Convention.Term limits are … more
To The Editor:After studying the Declaration and Constitution for many years, I’ve come to the conclusion that something’s missing. Did the founders neglect something of major importance? Ronald … more
To The Editor: Throughout the history of extracting coal from the land, the greatest fear faced by mining families was the possibility of a mine collapse. Now, as we enter the third decade of this … more
To The Editor:  Our nation’s lawmakers are currently working to craft and attempt to pass a package of spending measures and policies aimed at transforming America’s infrastructure and … more
To The Editor: Hopefully, President Biden will make nuclear deals with Iran and North Korea.  However, it is equally to be hoped that he does not repeat the fatal flaw of the first Iran … more
To The Editor:I wanted to write and say how much I appreciated the "Commentary" piece by Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis on the "Fears of falling, yet staying active." This is such an important … more
To The Editor:Simply amazing.As I looked out my window this morning, I saw the trees clapping their leaves with joy. I heard the birds as they sang a beautiful song I can't name. I saw a beautiful, … more
To The Editor: Today, I lost my sister, Louise Boles Masingale. We weren't full sisters. We had different mothers. We have been friends for 75 years. We played together, wrestled and even … more
To The Editor:I am enclosing with this "Letter To The Editor" a copy of a news article about the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's annual report. As you can see, it details the law … more
To The Editor:As I observe outcries about voter suppression, I learn that my civil rights are being violated. The requirements for voting are generally:1. Register in advance.2. Provide … more
To The Editor:There was a recent "Letter to the Editor" concerning Black History and I find it offensive.  I have served my country for 33 years in the military, voting at the ballot box, … more
To The Editor:In our current politically charged atmosphere, it’s rare that we agree on anything.  We can’t even decide on a common definition of terms that affect all of us. Words like … more
To The Editor:In my first-ever "Letter to the Editor," which was prior to the 2020 Presidential election, I stated that I hoped we — the voters — would consider the "what" and not the "who" as to … more
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