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Now that I am a retired educator I guess I have to decide what to tell people when they ask me what I do for a living.
David Pennington, the mayor of Dalton, is making noises about challenging incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal in the 2014 Republican primary. Say what?. I visited the mayor a couple of weeks ago at his office to see if he was truly serious. He tells me he is and that he will
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We're raising a generation of narcissists and socipathic criminals.
WASHINGTON -- Those who are trying to make the Benghazi tragedy into a scandal for the Obama administration really ought to decide what story line they want to sell.
The debate over taxing Internet sales isn't about "fairness," as the cleverly worded title of the bill suggests, it is, or ought to be, about spending, which is where the real problem lies.
CHICAGO -- I can easily imagine either of my boys, now 11 and 14, innocently picking up a pint-size, colorful rifle and squeezing the trigger under the assumption that such an item couldn't possibly be anything other than a toy.
Wolves have turned the season around with postseason run
"Mainstream media" are alarmed by reports that billionaires Charles and David Koch are considering the purchase of Tribune Company's eight daily newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times.
Living in the shadows of the ongoing war on terror are 1,715 American military people who lost limbs in Iraq and Afghanistan. A few of those brave folks lost all four limbs when bombs blew apart their bodies. In addition, there are now at least 20 new amputee victims because
CHICAGO -- Our society is on the path to random chaos because our willingness to make exceptions for people has morphed into never-ending feelings of grievance and expectations of entitlement.. Let me illustrate:. While earning my master's in special education, I became aware that the 1975 Education for All
WASHINGTON -- They lost me at the word "women.". As so often happens with contemporary debate, arguments being proffered in support of allowing teenagers as young as 15 (and possibly younger) to buy the "morning-after pill" without adult supervision are false on their premise.. Here's an experiment to
Last week I stumbled across a place I had never been -- and it is a place so filled with the types of treasures that are near and dear to my heart that I will have to keep going back.
Sequester shows Obama is all about politics. Eugene Robinson's column ("Obama goes wobbly on sequestration" May 3, 7A) removes any and all doubt that the Democrat party and the liberal media are more concerned with making a political point rather than taking steps to move this country forward.. Rather than
RING! RING!. "Hello, this is Teya Ryan, president of Georgia Public Broadcasting. I am calling to ask you to consider a donation to GPB. If you donate $250, we will send you a talking frog.". KNOCK! KNOCK! KNOCK!. "Please excuse me a moment. Yes, Wanda? What is it?"
WASHINGTON -- President Obama had the opportunity this week to make an irresponsible Congress face the consequences of its own dumb actions. For reasons I cannot fathom, he took a pass.
We've all heard a story of someone with a ridiculous name.
There's the story of a woman with five kids who was asked if she had to do it all over again, would she have five children?. "Yes," she said, "just not these five.". That's the way I feel about the immigration "reform" bill introduced by the Senate's bipartisan
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- YARBROUGH: Dalton mayor mulls primary run against Gov. Deal
- MCCULLOUGH: The police state grows 7 comments
- MILBANK: Eric Holder's abdication 6 comments
- THOMAS: Gosnell's 'clinic of horrors'
- CEPEDA: A perception challenge for GOP 2 comments
- THOMAS: Benghazi, IRS: Son of Watergate? 2 comments
- CLINE: Music Barn event to benefit Family Promise
- O'REILLY: Freedom under fire
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- LETTERS: Columnist parrots White House talking points 13 comments
- LETTERS: Robinson wrong on sequestration 2 comments
- LETTERS: Sequester shows Obama is all politics 17 comments
- LETTERS: Thankful for caution light
- LETTERS: Attack on Bush disappointing 8 comments
- LETTERS: Remembrance of 'Fig' captured his spirit
- LETTERS: Reflections on Boston
- LETTERS: Finding God in tragedies
- LETTERS: Arena scheduling decision a slap(shot) to the face for hockey fans 1 comment
- LETTERS: Mayor Nunley will be missed
- Temporary tattoos can have lasting effects 3 comments
- OUR VIEW: Stakes high as GGC searches for new leader
- OUR VIEW: Residents need to prepare themselves for vehicle title tax 12 comments
- OUR VIEW: Aim of pink paper to remind of need for early detection
- Bisher a legend who'll be missed
- OUR VIEW: Homework controversy needs thorough investigation, not rhetoric 8 comments
- OUR VIEW: HOT lanes hot button for road tax 10 comments
- OUR VIEW: Early detection key with breast cancer
- OUR VIEW: More to the story of Lilburn than mosque vote 2 comments
- OUR VIEW: Think it's HOT now? Wait until the lanes switch
- BUCK'S BYTES: Internet tax reform long overdue
- BUCK'S BYTES: Slow hybrid growth is better than no growth
- BUCK'S BYTES: T-Mobile gives hope to cellphone users' wallets
- BUCK'S BYTES: Even space requires fast Internet
- BUCK'S BYTES: The dodged bullet of SimCity
- BUCK'S BYTES: New Roku gives Apple some work to do
- BUCK'S BYTES: Autos slow on standardizing new tech
- BUCK'S BYTES: Why is NASA not viewed as a defense tool?
- BUCK'S BYTES: CES, just take my money
- BUCK'S BYTES: Always looking to the future 1 comment