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REAGAN: Why no outrage from environmentalists about pot?

The EPA is filled with environmental law ninjas that honed their skills on unsuspecting, law—abiding citizens. Why not turn them loose on the gangster growers?

SOWELL: Iran deal is historically bad

The United States seems at this moment about to break the record for the worst political blunder of all time, with its Obama administration deal that will make a nuclear Iran virtually inevitable.

PARKER: The guy who keeps Trumping himself

Watching Donald Trump is so deliciously awful, we don’t hang on every word. We hang on the edge of our seats waiting for the next word. Whatever will this man say next?

CEPEDA: Take baby steps to healthier eating

Happy midsummer! You have officially entered prime weight-gain season.

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THOMAS: Obama, you're no Ronald Reagan

At his press conference last Wednesday, our president of self-regard again linked himself with Ronald Reagan, seeking to equate his supposed success in gaining a deal with Iran not to build a nuclear weapon for 10 years to Reagan’s arms control negotiations with the Soviet Union.

CLINE: Extended hours mean Gwinnett shelter in need of volunteers

This week marks a change at the SaltLight Center, the Lawrenceville-based emergency shelter for women and children. The change is in the hours, with the center staying open into the afternoon instead of asking those who stayed overnight to leave first thing in the morning.

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KING: Georgia should end practice of 'sanctuary' counties

Sanctuary cities (and counties) are already “illegal” under federal law and have been since 1996.

RICH: Reading the newspaper never goes out of style

By reading only digital editions, I have been missing out on great stories layered deep in the pages of the newspaper. It made me recall all the stories and conversation created between my parents and others because of what they had read.

KRAUTHAMMER: Iran deal worse than we could have imagined

Who would have imagined we would be giving up the conventional arms and ballistic missile embargoes on Iran? In nuclear negotiations?

HUCKABY: Will America stand up and fight?

America has lost her way. So says my friend Kevin “Chappy” Hynes, and I agree with him wholeheartedly.

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DICK YARBROUGH: Jekyll Island deer happy to know they are now official

OPINION: The Jekyll Island Authority had talked about shooting the deer because of their booming population

In the midst of all the turmoil over recent Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and gay marriage as well as the furor over the Confederate battle flag, you may have missed the big news. The white-tailed deer has been selected the official mammal of the state of Georgia.

ROBINSON: An imperfect deal, but better than the alternative

The agreement with Iran is a landmark achievement. It’s not perfect — no deal is — but it makes the world a much safer place. Critics in Congress should have to explain to the American people why they believe war is a better idea.

HUCKABY: The lost arts of conversation and courtesy

Last fall I had the opportunity to hear the great T. Graham Brown at the Athens Classic Center, thanks to the generosity of an old friend who had front row seats. I have always enjoyed T. Graham Brown, even back when he was known as Tony and was playing with Dirk in Athens hotel lounges.

SMITH: Relaxing on the West Coast

A recent trip which began at the Hertz lot at the international airport, LAX in international traveling lingo, ended several days later in Seattle, which allowed for a glimpse of new landscapes and introductions to new faces.

PARKER: They dare not say his name

The 21-year-old man-boy, who allegedly murdered nine people and incited unity instead of the race war he hoped for, has been condemned to an eternal slog not toward fame but to ignominy.