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Cagle, Olens, Kemp, Woods rate support Nov. 4
Georgia’s lieutenant governorship is a position akin to the vice presidency of the United States. And we’ve all heard the old joke about the politician “who was elected vice president, and was neve...
October 24, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton to the core
“He’s Canton to the core,” Kathy Dowda Taylor said when describing her dad, Joe Dowda. Other than when he was in the Army, he has always lived in Canton. There is no place he had rather be. His roo...
October 23, 2014 08:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carter has promise, but Deal right choice as governor
It almost seems like “Old Home Week” in Georgia this fall thanks to the clutter of such familiar names on the political landscape. Names like Nunn, like Perdue and like the most familiar of all, Ca...
October 23, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Words of wisdom hold true today
Last week, while browsing through one of my unpublished books, one titled “Liberty and Freedom,” I found this quotation by George Washington: “The structure (the Constitution) has been created by a...
October 22, 2014 11:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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So where was President Obama?
President Obama said he was “shaken” by last week’s violent attacks on three soldiers in Ottawa by an Islamic jihadist. He immediately phoned Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to offer support...
October 25, 2014 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Florida race symbol of everything wrong with politics
Contests for governor of Florida have recently gone from being competitive tussles between in-state partisans to no-holds-barred death matches with big national bucks flowing and network reporters ...
October 25, 2014 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barack Obama: Bewildered bystander
The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government’s handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in The New York Times last Saturday. There’s only one probl...
October 23, 2014 08:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Kentucky, it’s a constitutional moment
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Barack Obama lost Kentucky in 2012 by 23 points, yet the state remains closely divided about re-electing the man whose parliamentary skills uniquely qualify him to restrain Obama’...
October 22, 2014 11:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nunn, not Perdue, better choice for Senate
DEAR EDITOR : I want to register my disappointment and dismay in an article published Oct. 5 in the Cherokee Tribune entitled, “Perdue the better choice for Georgia in Washington.” Perdue was chose...
October 21, 2014 10:24 PM | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yes, a vote for a Democrat is a vote for Obama
During a recent visit to Illinois to stump for Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, President Obama reminded voters of what the 2014 midterm election is really about. “I am not on the ballot this fall,” he s...
October 18, 2014 11:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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