Category Archives: Ticked Off

The Ticked Off section keeps the freedom alive by printing anonymous rants submitted by our readers. If there’s anything you need to get off your chest, feel free to submit your own.

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Pothole big enough to host Olympic swimming

At the eastbound intersection of Harding Place and Estes Road (on the shoulder) there is a string of axle intolerant pot holes large enough to host Olympic swimming trials. If…

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Home of the Brave…

From my point of view, I can’t quite understand why so many are upset by the presence of Confederate statues in their towns and cities.  When ever I notice one,…

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This elderly lady packs heat, considered yourself warned

I was driving on Harding Road in Belle Meade and going 40 mph, which is the speed limit, when a car pulled up behind me, began honking, then swerved around…

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Life was good before Obamacare

What was life like before Obamacare? The people that had no insurance were still treated at the hospital and were not turned away. And the ones who had insurance were…

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The “It” city is killing me…

Man, this tremendous growth in and around Nashville is killing me? And, it’s happening not just in the ways you may think. You know the bottle-neck traffic? The high prices…

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Guns, guns, guns… enough!

Guns, guns, guns! I’m ticked off about how much people on both sides of the issue are obsessed about them. On one side you’re yelling about the Second Amendment, self-defense,…

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Supporting my Constitutional right to defend my family

I served in the USAF during the Vietnam War. Yet I never fired a gun. Sounds crazy? I was a dentist for goodness sake! I didn’t need a Glock to…

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When was the last time Metro cleaned the street

What other Metro government responsibilities could we “adopt”? Why stop with the storm grates? It takes six months to get a street light fixed. What about clearing the culvert under…

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Creating gridlock for no-good reason on Franklin Road

Now the motive behind the controversial and ill-advised proposal to turn Franklin Road (US Highway 31) into two lane gridlock, in the area of Melrose, has been confirmed. In an…

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Government needs to get control of high prescription costs

I would like comment on people whose only income is their Social Security. Each time my wife and I have a doctor’s visit and get the prescriptions filled — even…