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Horsing around means going along for the ride
Three great-granddaughters enjoyed a day at a horse farm a week or so before the beginning of school. It was a new and gratifying experience for them, but ,worrier that I am, I was relieved to lear...
August 19, 2014 09:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia not ready for Obama-built immigration crisis
After three years of silence on immigration in Georgia, Gov. Nathan Deal fired off an angry letter to President Barack Obama late last month concerning 1,154 illegal alien “unaccompanied minors” be...
August 19, 2014 09:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two journeys: Poetry then and now
The Aug. 7 edition of the Marietta Daily Journal pictured U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson with U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey. The accompanying article explained that Trethewey had come to town to s...
August 16, 2014 08:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gaza’s history one of belligerence, obstinacy
About the same time (1180-1150 B.C.) Moses led the Jews to the eastern border of “the promised land” from where Joshua led them into it, another group was entering from the coast on the west. Their...
August 16, 2014 08:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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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Impeachment? Republicans should avoid the temptation
Other than Ronald Reagan, no Republican elected official has had a more positive impact on actual public policy of a real conservative nature in my lifetime than former House Speaker Newt Gingrich....
August 08, 2014 07:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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