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Georgia Voices: Inmate cell phones becoming problem
Law enforcement and prison authorities say keeping cellphones and smartphones out of the hands of inmates, even dangerous ones, is becoming a growing problem in this country. They manage to get the...
April 24, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Voices: April 15 came and went, but tax reform is overdue
Tuesday (was) tax day. The marvels of electronic filing may have lessened somewhat the demand for postal locations with employees on hand to make sure late mailers get their envelopes date- stamped...
April 24, 2014 12:00 AM | 5 5 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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All that matters is family
Tears welled up last week when Joan shared with me a cartoon she had cut out of the Tribune and placed in one of her family picture albums, an album she labeled “Life - A Special Occasion.” The car...
April 24, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed development on Sea Island is awash in controversy
The Sea Island Company wants to build a group of condominiums on what many people believe to be environmentally unsound ground. Why should you care? According to Pierre Howard, “If Sea Island (Co.)...
April 22, 2014 09:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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High Court finally got it right on affirmative Action
Every once in a while, a great, conflicted country gets an insoluble problem exactly right. Such is the Supreme Court’s ruling this week on affirmative action. It upheld a Michigan referendum prohi...
April 25, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Voices: Despite Obama’s efforts, Obamacare's future precarious
Over the past several weeks, President Obama has repeatedly declared the debate concerning the repeal of his signature health care law “over.” And, to be sure, there is a certain rationale to his c...
April 25, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barrack Obama: The Adolescent President
Recently, Barack Obama — a Demosthenes determined to elevate our politics from coarseness to elegance; a Pericles sent to ameliorate our rhetorical impoverishment — spoke at the University of Michi...
April 24, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political Competition: That’s what changing voter alignments, not racism
Have the Republicans become the white man’s party? Are the depth and bitterness of Republicans’ opposition to Barack Obama and his administration the product of racism? Those are questions you hear...
April 22, 2014 09:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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More and more, Americans are coming to fear their government
Increasingly, Americans fear their government. They fear its power, its might and its ability to ruin their lives. The recent showdown in Nevada between federal agents and a cattle rancher and a gr...
April 19, 2014 12:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop meddling where we don’t belong
When Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Empire an “evil empire,” the phrase reflected his conviction that while the East-West struggle was indeed a global geostrategic conflict, it had a deep moral di...
April 19, 2014 12:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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