(A foreword — This is a repeat of a column I wrote a couple of years ago. I am re-printing it because of an incident I witnessed at a restaurant right here in our area recently, whereby the ill-tempered, obnoxious snobs whom I wrote about at the restaurant in North Carolina could have been c…

On January 7, Hillary Clinton and New York’s Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced their satanic bill to allow abortions through all nine months up to birth. The intensely jubilant faces of these two Democrats while launching their baby-killing campaign was bone-chillingly evil.

Since my first day in Congress, I’ve said we need to ensure our border is secure and enact comprehensive immigration reform. Unfortunately, misinformation about what is happening along the border is being circulated these days and a lot of people are wondering “What is really going on at our…

As I sit here looking out at the magnificent, sunlit, snow-covered Rocky Mountains, it’s Sunday morning and we arrived here late yesterday afternoon after a long and arduous 1,500-mile drive across almost half the continent.

As a resident of Hawkins County and a surgeon with more than 15 years of experience covering trauma at a busy level III trauma center, I am writing to express my support of Ballad Health’s plans to regionalize trauma services. I believe the new system of care will lead to better outcomes for…

On this National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush, we reflect not only on what he has done for our country, but the extraordinary man he was. Although I did not personally know him, having been on this earth during his extraordinary lifetime has been a great honor. As our presi…

Animal lovers, please help our Hawkins Co., Humane Society continue to save animal lives through your donations. We are now in an urgent need of funding so we do not have to reduce our staff and services. This is the lowest in reserve funding for us in years.

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