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Relishing royals not way to celebrate Fourth
Once again we celebrate Independence Day and the freedoms our forefathers fought to provide for us. Among other things, the colonists were no longer subjected to “taxation without representation.” ...
July 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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How to run the Peachtree by yourself
I hadn’t been running long. Maybe three years. I started jogging because my bride had signed up for a half-marathon in Dayton, Ohio, where we were living right after we got married. Because she was...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Giving voice to our freedoms
Bob Rugg, immediate past president of the Cherokee County chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, has found another way to celebrate America’s July Fourth holiday. Rugg’s new way: gather to...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Patriotism unites on Fourth of July
Not too many years ago, I would have spent these days just before the Fourth of July making preparations for a celebration. There was not always some kind of planned event in town, but since 1997 t...
July 01, 2015 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time for New Strategy
The devil is not in the details. It’s in the entire conception of the Iran deal, animated by President Obama’s fantastical belief that he, uniquely, could achieve detente with a fanatical Islamist ...
July 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some GOP candidates becoming unhinged
In 1824, in retirement 37 years after serving as the Constitutional Convention’s prime mover, James Madison, 73, noted that the 1787 “language of our Constitution is already undergoing interpretati...
July 02, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Media targeting conservatives who assimilate
I have had enough of smug liberal elites wrapped in their “Celebrate Diversity” banners tearing down minority conservatives. Look in the mirror, media and academia bigots. Your own reflexive racism...
June 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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New poll backs desire to leave Confederate flag in the rear-view mirror
This is not the first time I’ve opined on the Confederate flag issue. But hopefully it is the last. As a Southerner whose roots in Georgia run way before the Civil War on both my mother’s and fathe...
June 27, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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On lowering the flag
After a massacre like the one at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, our immediate reaction is to do something. Something, for politicians, means legislation. And for Democratic politicians, this mea...
June 26, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some questions for candidate clinton
Hillary Clinton’s reticence is drowning out her message, which is that she is the cure for the many ailments that afflict America during a second Democratic presidential term. Sen. Charles Schumer,...
June 25, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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