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Friendships are truly the gift that keeps on giving
Maybe it’s the fact that I have more days in the rearview mirror than I have ahead of me, but at this special time of year I am more aware than ever of the gift of friendships. Friendships are alwa...
December 16, 2014 08:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Celebrating Christmas all year long
It’s not like we didn’t know it was coming. It’s been on the calendar — same date — every year of our lifetime. And we’ve had a year to think about it, to make lists (or to refrain on purpose from ...
December 16, 2014 08:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Winds of opportunity had blown precisely in ‘fullness of time’
Christmas is the largest holiday celebration of the year and therefore deserves attention. Its origin centers around the birth of Jesus, but when was that? The exact date isn’t known. Our calendar ...
December 13, 2014 09:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioner leaves big shoes
DEAR EDITOR: The citizens of Cherokee County have been most fortunate to have had Harry Johnston as a member of the Board of Commissioners for the past 14 years. During that time, he demonstrated r...
December 13, 2014 09:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supreme Court will decide a Texas-sized plate fight
WASHINGTON — The Battle of Palmito Ranch near Brownsville, Texas, on May 13, 1865, is called the last battle of the Civil War, but the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) might...
December 17, 2014 09:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Voices: Democrats paying the price at polls for Obamacare
A CNN.com headline almost seemed to lament, “Landrieu issues battle cry, but Louisiana wasn’t listening.” That’s a dutifully thorough misreading of one of the most monumental midterm elections in U...
December 17, 2014 09:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t look for focus on abortion in ’16
Americans are divided politically along cultural, not economic, lines. Partisan preference is highly correlated with views on non-economic issues and only loosely related to economic status. This i...
December 16, 2014 08:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The cheerfulness of tax reform
“Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen nineteen and six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pounds ought and six, result misery.” -- Mr. Mic...
December 13, 2014 09:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Voices: Chokehold decision looks like miscarriage of justice
The stunning decision by a grand jury in New York City not to indict a police officer whose chokehold contributed to the death of a man selling cigarettes on the streets is more than baffling. With...
December 13, 2014 09:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Left’s cop-killing cult of Larry Davis
In Manhattan’s Union Square last week, a protester wielded a menacing sign. It didn’t make the front page of any newspaper. You didn’t see it on cable news. An appalled bystander sent me a photo of...
December 13, 2014 12:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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