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Obamacare hasn’t aged well
Five years ago, President Obama signed his signature health care initiative into law. Despite predictions by Obama and his fellow Democrats that it would become more popular once it was implemented...
March 26, 2015 10:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Opportunities about to become politically involved
On March 1, 1962, 53 years ago, I arrived in Atlanta to become the Executive VP of the Georgia Milk Producers Association. My assignment was to build the milk farmers of Georgia into a cohesive tra...
March 25, 2015 08:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reform Commission offers chance to improve public schools
I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you. I will explain. In January, I was named a member of the Education Reform Commission by G...
March 24, 2015 07:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Save room on calendar for Denim Days
I know they say you can’t go home again. But, oh, what fun and satisfaction there is when opportunities to visit the past come along and you can go home, not to stay, but for a little while to reca...
March 24, 2015 07:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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The GOP Racing Form
WASHINGTON — With Ted Cruz announcing and Rand Paul and Marco Rubio soon to follow, it’s time to start handicapping the horses and making enemies. No point in wasting time on the Democratic field. ...
March 26, 2015 10:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wacko birds nesting in U.S. Senate
President Obama got it two-thirds right when he said that the delayed confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, is owing to Senate dysfunction and Republican stubbornness. He lef...
March 25, 2015 08:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Who Says Economics Hard?
Every day the Chinese go to work, Americans get a raise: Chinese workers, many earning each day about what Americans spend on a Starbucks latte, produce apparel, appliances and other stuff cheaply,...
March 25, 2015 08:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Voices: Pension penalties best deterrent vs. bad behavior
It gives a new meaning to the phrase “calling in sick.” A 1,374-page investigative file from the Georgia State Patrol confirmed allegations that paint a repulsive picture. Former GSP Lt. and former...
March 24, 2015 07:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coffee, tea or a frank discussion on race?
Starbucks is easy to make fun of on its best days, what with the pretentious names for everyday items, never mind the ridiculously high prices for those same everyday items. Even the cashiers have ...
March 22, 2015 12:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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The big, fat ‘American Worker Recruitment First’ lie
You’ve heard it from Big Government lobbyists. You’ve heard it from Big Business lackeys in both political parties. And you’ve heard it from journalists, pundits and think-tankers ad nauseam: The H...
March 21, 2015 12:13 AM | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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