There was a time when the 63-year-old National Prayer Breakfast was a rather mundane affair. It rarely made news.
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Whether it’s at events such as the spelling bee, other performances put on by students, I’m constantly impressed by the poise and talent of the young people in this county
We are one year away from the Iowa caucuses and already several Republican presidential candidates are trying to secure an advantage by talking about their faith.
On Saturday, March 28, students from Gwinnett County Public Schools will take the stage at Central Gwinnett High School to showcase their talents. The event helps raise funds and awareness for adults with developmental disabilities in our community through Hi-Hope.
Amid the ritual expressions of regret and the pledges of “never again” on Tuesday’s 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a bitter irony was noted: Anti-Semitism has returned to Europe. With a vengeance.
About a billion-and-a-half Chinese couldn’t care less about what happens in Phoenix this weekend. As a matter of fact, I don’t much care myself, but there are those amongst us who won’t sleep a wink Saturday night because they will be so hepped up about what is going to happen on Sunday, and I ain’t talking about church, either, not even the one where I am preaching.
The speech episode borders on farce, but the larger debate over Iran’s nuclear ambitions could not be more serious.
The more we move into the future, the more gadgets we come up with that seem unnecessary.
A tour of the Maker’s Mark Distillery near here is not without arresting experience as you learn about making a bourbon which has made its mark with its name, red wax label and squarish bottle.
More random thoughts on the passing scene.
If Republican strategists had viewed Palin in 2008 as someone with talent who needed nurturing and support, she might have been ready for a national ticket by 2016. But this possibility exposes the matter of her own judgment.
Those of us who have the choice or flexibility to take an available sick day must speak up for those who are penalized for life’s inevitable speed bumps. It’s ultimately in our own best interest.
It’s a pretty simple concept. There’s nothing more a columnist wants than a subject. A good idea, an interesting person, something to rail against, something to exalt. Something that (hopefully) resonates.
Choosing an empowerment strategy will put pro-choice advocates on the defensive. They then may be the ones seeking to keep women uninformed.
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- OUR VIEW: Reminder of public hearings for county millage rate
Letters to the Editor
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- LETTERS: Obama immigration amnesty is unworkable
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- LETTERS: Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousufzai perfect example of a Muslim woman
- LETTERS: De facto tax increase not ‘prudent’ for citizens
- LETTERS: Coach Lloyd was a ‘one-of-a-kind’ man
- LETTERS: Paper misplays Michelle Nunn race
- LETTERS: Learn about the FairTax for yourself
- LETTERS: Detractors need to know facts about FairTax