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Patriotism unites on Fourth of July
Not too many years ago, I would have spent these days just before the Fourth of July making preparations for a celebration. There was not always some kind of planned event in town, but since 1997 t...
July 01, 2015 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: United we stand
DEAR EDITOR: The absolute best refresher course I’ve had on the Civil War was in the Cherokee Tribune last Sunday. Lance Lamberton, recognized authority in American History — guest columnist on the...
July 01, 2015 12:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor: President leading in wrong direction
DEAR EDITOR: “We are days away from fundamentally transforming America,” words spoken by Barack H. Obama after his election. Probably the only true thing he has said during his six plus years in ou...
July 01, 2015 12:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t give in to wedge-mongering
Much is said of our national diversity. Indeed we are a diverse society. However, there is a better word to use. The word is unity. It, too, indicates we are different. Diversity speaks of those th...
June 28, 2015 12:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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New poll backs desire to leave Confederate flag in the rear-view mirror
This is not the first time I’ve opined on the Confederate flag issue. But hopefully it is the last. As a Southerner whose roots in Georgia run way before the Civil War on both my mother’s and fathe...
June 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Media targeting conservatives who assimilate
I have had enough of smug liberal elites wrapped in their “Celebrate Diversity” banners tearing down minority conservatives. Look in the mirror, media and academia bigots. Your own reflexive racism...
June 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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On lowering the flag
After a massacre like the one at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, our immediate reaction is to do something. Something, for politicians, means legislation. And for Democratic politicians, this mea...
June 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some questions for candidate clinton
Hillary Clinton’s reticence is drowning out her message, which is that she is the cure for the many ailments that afflict America during a second Democratic presidential term. Sen. Charles Schumer,...
June 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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A time to grieve
Unspeakable, unimaginable, incomprehensible and unthinkable are the words we’ve heard and used to describe the horrific murders of nine African-Americans as they prayed in a Charleston, South Carol...
June 21, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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The creepy consequences of ‘oppression chic’
Why was America so shocked by homegirl hoaxer Rachel Dolezal? The spray-tanned con artist, who resigned last week as head of the Spokane chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of (...
June 20, 2015 12:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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