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Why rush to change charter?
DEAR EDITOR: Why the rush to change the City of Canton charter? Several years ago, a group of Canton citizens appointed by the mayor worked 18 months to write a new city charter. Mr. John Rust was ...
August 20, 2014 09:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Those who keep us safe deserve support
DEAR EDITOR: Imagine, your house is on fire, you’re in a bad crash, it’s 2 a.m. and bad guys are breaking in. ... What do we do? Dial 911 and ask for help. Firemen, EMT, police will be there very q...
August 20, 2014 09:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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County should run recycling facility
DEAR EDITOR: There is no doubt our Board of Commissioners is extremely desperate to make the Ball Ground Recycling disaster go away. Their desperation has led to more mistakes while trying to sell ...
August 20, 2014 09:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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One letter not enough to polish columnist’s liberal credentials
Rap! Rap! Rap! “The special called meeting of the Loyal Order of Liberals will come to order. Let’s begin the meeting as we always do with the Liberal Pledge of Allegiance: “I pledge allegiance to ...
August 19, 2014 09:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fed up with cupcake cops
WASHINGTON — In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypothesis the behavior of several fields. Its political corollary is the Cupcake Postulate, which explains ev...
August 20, 2014 09:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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African-American voter turnout will decide who controls Senate
The South remains a bit of a mystery to most political pundits and pollsters. Many of its metropolitan areas are far more sophisticated (and much larger) than the rest of the nation realizes. And s...
August 15, 2014 07:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meet the cops who gave their lives
If you’ve been watching cable news, reading Hollywood celebrities’ tweets and listening to race-hustling opportunists, you might think that every police officer in America has a finger on the trigg...
August 15, 2014 07:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why Hillary got it right
“Great nations need organizing principles, and ‘Don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle.” — Hillary Clinton, The Atlantic, Aug. 10 WASHINGTON — Leave it to Barack Obama’s own former s...
August 14, 2014 09:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Into a new void we go
This far into the human story, only the historically uninstructed are startled by what they think are new permutations of evil. So, when Russia sliced Crimea off Ukraine, Secretary of State John Ke...
August 13, 2014 09:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Voices: NFL must dish out tougher punishment
A player who smokes weed in the National Football League could be suspended for four games. But if he knocks his wife or girlfriend unconscious, then drags her limp body across the floor by her hai...
August 12, 2014 09:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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