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It’s time to stop fighting a war that has been over 152 years

My son, a learned philosopher, says of an impending competition between two football teams he particularly dislikes: "May they play a zero-zero tie in the ...

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Georgia has its own mini-Trump

For those Georgia voters who couldn't get enough of Donald Trump in last year's election, fear not.

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This recruit blows off opportunity to blow up

KNOCK! KNOCK! "Sir, you wanted to see me?"

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Surely we can do better than this

Those who read my (now infrequent) columns are aware that I usually focus on encouragement and optimism.

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Do they value our lives?

This week our U.S. Senators will return to Washington, D.C. and decide the fate of the lives of millions of Americans.

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Skeeter skates learns about face paint and twerping

I don't need Caller ID to know when Skeeter Skates is calling.

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Random thoughts on random subjects like education, politics and law enforcement

Oh, barf. The Georgia Center for Opportunity - whatever that is - has come out with a report card, giving As and A-pluses to cut-and-run legislators who ...

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Recent high profile events are proof you can’t fix stupid

So, what possessed comedian Kathy Griffin to post a picture of herself holding the decapitated and bloody head of the President of the United States?

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Will the United States be left behind?

Earlier this month, Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. While his action may score political points with the ...

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Always remember

It's time once again to celebrate our great country's independence and freedom.

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Georgia can learn from Kansas' mistake

One of the most compelling political stories of the past week happened not in Washington, D.C. but out to the west in Kansas.

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How to control chigger bites

Have you ever walked through your yard or hiked through the woods only to return with red, itchy bumps? These are most likely caused by ...

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Cut and run ideologues make job even more difficult for school teachers

Dear Georgia's Public Schoolteachers:

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Trump’s cruel budget plans

As if the passage of the Trump/Ryan healthcare plan which will take insurance away from 23 million people wasn't enough, now we have ...

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Enjoy the tranquility

We moved to Dawson County to enjoy the tranquility of a rural community. We are disappointed to see the City of Dawsonville support activities that ...

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Sometimes the answer is right in front of you

Have you ever had one of those moments when you don't see that the answer to your problem is sitting there right in front ...

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A loving farewell to the world's greatest preacher

In my book, the word "unique" is an absolute.

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Some things the poet didn't envision

"Out of the hills of Habersham, down the valleys of Hall" -- ln 1879 when Georgia poet Sidney Lanier wrote those lines of "Song of the ...

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No parliament here

In the United States of America, if an elected body wishes to remove a leader that has been elected by the people, that removal process ...

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