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Washington’s faith in God should not be overlooked
In celebrating Presidents Day, consider our first president. George Washington was a great military strategist though he lost almost every battle. He lost them technically, but not tactically. We t...
February 13, 2016 10:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Government, leave my granddaughters alone
Levie (that’s a long “e”) is 19, and Nancy Cate will be 6 this month. They are my oldest and youngest granddaughters. Levie is a sophomore at Young Harris College; Nancy Cate is homeschooled by her...
February 13, 2016 10:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let’s get real
Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. It’s a day set aside to show those we love how much we love them. Hopefully, that isn’t the only time we show them love. If I have learned one thing in my life, it is t...
February 12, 2016 11:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia surge in online registration: Prelude to a record voter turnout?
Georgia has set a record in online voter registration ahead of the March 1 presidential primary, indicating a turnout of major proportions. That would follow the pattern of record turnouts for Repu...
February 11, 2016 10:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sanders and Trump: Magic sells
The New Hampshire results have solidified the reigning cliche that the 2016 campaign is an anti-establishment revolt of both the left and the right. Largely overlooked, however, is the role played ...
February 12, 2016 11:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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14 Months and Counting, I’m still right about Trump
I know, I should quit saying, “I told you so.” But I was right in December 2014 in this column and I’m still right more than a year later, after the New Hampshire primary. Donald Trump gets it when...
February 12, 2016 11:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Hampshire’s Rebuke
New Hampshire voters issued a rebuke to conventional party leaders when they voted by large margins for Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in Tuesday’s primaries. But Sanders is not going to win the D...
February 11, 2016 10:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Break the teeth-whitening monopoly
It is frequently said that, unfortunately, Americans disdain government. It is more usefully said that, unfortunately, they have abundant reasons for doing so. In coming days, the Supreme Court, by...
February 11, 2016 12:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Super Bowl’s 60 minutes of damage
Settling unhappily into his Super Bowl seat, Himalayan high behind the end zone, Joe spots an empty seat low and on the 50-yard line. He descends to it and asks the man seated next to him why the w...
February 06, 2016 10:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The ‘establishment’ nonsense
The reigning idiocy of the current political season is the incessant tossing around of “establishment,” an epithet now descending into meaninglessness. Its most recent abuse is by Donald Trump supp...
February 05, 2016 11:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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