I was 8 years old when Henry “Hank” Aaron broke Babe Ruth’s home-run record. It was quite the occasion, and so was beamed live via the miracle of network television.
“I reckon it would be taking the narrow view to suppose the three branches of government should no more than occasionally incite and launch felonious assaults on each other.” — Clyde Peterson, Houston.
The day started with blue skies and the smell of breakfast. Saturdays, in my opinion, are family days. It is a day full of possibilities and, if you leave it to my kids, it could involve just about anything.
The serene rollout on the first day of the Save America Rally in Washington, D.C., was by and large like the calm before a cyclone.
It is obvious this union is no longer working. You are viciously tearing us apart. The children and I no longer feel safe sharing space with you. It’s time we had a serious talk about going our separate ways.
One of the themes I want to see repeated in great detail when reporters and writers begin doing their deep dives and in-depth analyses of how challenger Joe Biden was able to defeat an incumbent president are stories and articles centered upon the voting bloc and the people who swung the ele…
Tuesday marked the beginning of the special session of the legislature called by Gov. Bill Lee to address education issues in Tennessee — specifically learning loss, funding, accountability, literacy and teacher pay.
As the Trump presidency comes to a tumultuous close, we find ourselves in a strange and unfamiliar place — one I’m prayerful we won’t embrace and become comfortable with.
As a rule, it is safe to say that man is never able to say just anything to everyone. There are always subjects that for whatever reason are taboo.
Vaccines are reaching every state, and regardless of where you stand on this particular vaccine, it is an option that some seniors and the most vulnerable will choose.
With the governor’s call for a special legislative session this week to address education issues in Tennessee, I filed legislation Thursday afternoon urging a “no confidence” vote in regards to Commissioner of Education Penny Schwinn.
Writ large, what tell-tale sign heralds to the world that we are the United States? What unites us? Are we just a chain of red counties linked to a string of blue cities bound by purple parishes peppered here and there?
Growing up, we often traveled with Dad to a gospel meeting he was preaching, and one thing we could always count on being in Mom’s floorboard was the black bag.
“We’ve seen more TV ads and promos in the last year than we ever dreamed possible — among the most critical being ads for whole streaming industries based on truckloads of decades old reruns topped only by ads for great advances in litter boxes.” — Clyde Peterson, Houston.
“Former president George W. Bush issued a statement on the insurrectionist assault on the Capitol Building, saying, ‘This is how election results are disputed in a banana republic – not our democratic republic,’ quite likely offending countless banana republics who thought they had moved bey…
“If we ever needed the Lord, we sure do need Him now, … we need Him every day and every hour,” one of my favorite songs, has come across my mind almost daily since Nov. 3.
As someone who longs for the day when this nation will live up to the words written in its founding documents, I was gob-smacked as I watched live and recorded images of the insurrection carried out by the Trump-infused domestic terrorist mob that invaded and vandalized the U.S. Capitol Buil…
The Post-Intelligencer office was rather chaotic Monday morning, after the person who replaced longtime carrier Bill Lindley abruptly quit, leaving 425 newspapers and a resignation notice on the loading dock behind The P-I office.
When it comes to keeping brothers and sisters of color down and in their place, no state this side of Mississippi has done a more despicable job than the Peach Tree state of Georgia.
When 2020 roared in, we had such high hopes. It was the beginning of the decade (actually the end, but it depends on your perspective), a leap year, an election year.
“In case you missed it while tracking college bowl news, the New York Post ran a story about Harvard astronomer Avi Loeb’s theories about the likelihood of intergalactic civilizations that already may have, after a fashion, visited Earth. Such talk always sets off the usual speculation: Woul…
I have filed two new bills (HB-0020 and HB-0045) designed to boost rural economic development to be heard in the upcoming legislative session, which begins on Jan. 12.
We are so steeped in Christmas traditions that it wouldn’t be too far-fetched for us to find them embedded in a strand of our DNA.
In light of all we have been through this year — the response to the coronavirus, another economic collapse, the most divisive presidential election in modern times, racial unrest not seen in 50 years — I hope we can put to rest the talking point of what an exceptional country the United Sta…
Given the facts are clear that apart from Democratic and Establican blatant election fraud, President Donald Trump overwhelmingly won re-election in a landslide (see EveryLegalVote.com, JoeCheated.com, HereIsTheEvidence.com, ElectionEvidence.com, MapTheFraud.com, et al), patriotic Americans …
“Just perused a list of the philosophical remarks of a number of the recently departed of the past year. One that jumped out was writer Mary Higgins Clark, who offered, “Let others decide if I’m a good writer, I know I’m a good Irish storyteller.” All you Henry County storytellers might take…
“Made an online impulse buy of a festive holiday basket. On the computer, it looked like gingerbread men and candies. When it showed up, it was fruits and vegetables. The New Year has yet to arrive, and already I’ve made a mess of it!” — Clyde Peterson, Houston.
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