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Joys of mixing, mingling
It was an interesting week mixing and mingling with divergent groups of local people. On July 17, Joan and I were invited to attend a meeting of the newly organized Cherokee County Black Republican...
July 30, 2014 09:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shame on Elections Board
DEAR EDITOR: Recently, a citizen voter’s petition was turned down by an unelected branch of the government. The citizens were denied the right to petition the government by the government. Put in t...
July 29, 2014 09:08 PM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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The U.S. Senate race: Trying to determine who is the 'real' outsider
The U.S. Senate race this November between Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue will be one of the more unusual campaigns we have witnessed in Georgia. Neither has held public office ...
July 29, 2014 09:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congrats to new commissioner
DEAR EDITOR: The election is over and now it’s time for Southwest Cherokee County to join together behind Commissioner-Elect Kenneth Scott Gordon. With the backing of elected leaders from the state...
July 29, 2014 09:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conservative internationalist could find some running room
With metronomic regularity, there is a choreographed minuet of carnage. Israel is attacked. Israel defends itself. Perfunctory affirmations of Israel’s right of self-defense are quickly followed by...
July 30, 2014 09:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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If voters act like financial markets, the GOP could have a tough November
As of late July, we see major conflicts that have flared up in Iraq, the Ukraine and in the ongoing escalating attack on Israel. New home sales remain mediocre. Millennials, who helped elect Barack...
July 25, 2014 08:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Still fighting: The Delphi workers Obama robbed
The White House pretended to champion American workers this week with gimmicky initiatives on federal job training and “workplace innovation.” But far from the Beltway dog-and-pony show, a group of...
July 25, 2014 08:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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The vacant presidency
WASHINGTON — The president’s demeanor is worrying a lot of people. From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached....
July 24, 2014 08:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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California gubernatorial hopeful could prove to be Goldwater 2.0
MENLO PARK, Calif. — Fifty Julys ago, up the road near San Francisco, in the unfortunately named Cow Palace, the Republican National Convention gave its presidential nomination to Arizona Sen. Barr...
July 23, 2014 09:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Obamacare ruling: Rewrite Comes Back to Bite
Obamacare, which has already severely disrupted health care coverage for millions of Americans, may be about to further disrupt it for millions more thanks to a ruling by a three-judge panel of the...
July 23, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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