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Inland port will pay dividends for Cherokee
Cherokee County is a long ways from the ocean, but guess what: We’re about to enjoy the fruits of having an “inland port” right up the road near Dalton. An “inland port” sounds like a contradiction...
August 02, 2015 12:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Answering tough questions
One issue that people who have experienced a run-in with the law tend to encounter is how to honestly answer a job or college application. For the purposes of this article, we are addressing run-in...
August 02, 2015 12:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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More precious than rubies
Grandmothers are a special breed. Some of us are lucky enough to have been able to develop a relationship with our grandmothers creating wonderful memories. I miss both of mine. I have written abou...
July 31, 2015 11:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Dootsy' offer scared off Uncle Oscar
For years, I have wanted to go to Andersonville National Historic Site. A few weeks ago, I finally did it. Andersonville was a burial site for 13,000 Union prisoners who were held captive during th...
July 31, 2015 12:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republicans an unruly mob; Dems a regimented army
As the presidential campaign heats up, and we head into the first debate among the 16 declared Republican candidates, there is an asymmetry between the two political parties. Republican voters have...
August 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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A message to the political elite: Trump Gets It
In December 2014, I wrote in this very column, “The elite media will scoff at a potential Donald Trump candidacy for president ... And as usual they will be wrong.” I haven’t changed my mind. So le...
August 01, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump tapping into voters’ growing mistrust
Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s indelicate verbal attacks have become so notorious that two news magazines have unveiled Trump “insult generators.” Visit Time or Mother Jones online, type any...
July 31, 2015 12:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Case of Righteousness Among the Ruins
Christianity, whose presence in the Middle East predates Islam’s by 600 years, is about to be cleansed from the Middle East. Egyptian Copts may have found some respite under Abdel Fatah al-Sissi, b...
July 31, 2015 12:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Making Bad History
It came two days after the announcement of the nuclear agreement with Iran, yet little mention was made on July 16 of the 70th anniversary of the first nuclear explosion, near Alamogordo, New Mexic...
July 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Look who’s coddling ‘social justice’ jerks
“All cops are bastards!” “F--- cops!” “This is what white supremacy looks like!” On a tranquil Sunday afternoon in Denver, hate-mongering zealots hijacked a rally held by citizens and families of f...
July 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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