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New sales tax on groceries should doom tax-reform try
Is Georgia overdue for serious tax reform? Yes. And for that reason, state residents can thank state Rep. John Carson (R-northeast Cobb) for rolling out a deeply considered plan last week for an ov...
February 28, 2015 09:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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American, soldier, friend and a Georgian to be proud of
If war is hell, Cherokee County resident Michael Conley has had more than his share. Ralph Waldo Emerson once remarked that the hell of war is that it takes our best to do our worst, a reference to...
February 28, 2015 09:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Removing the mystery from the criminal process
While criminal cases can track many different ways through our judicial system, this article explains the typical path of a criminal case. Most criminal cases begin when an individual is arrested b...
February 28, 2015 09:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family Violence Act failing to do its job
The ever-growing number of casualties, including a SWAT standoff in Cherokee County, emphasizes the sad fact that family violence is running rampant in Georgia despite passage by the Legislature of...
February 26, 2015 09:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jeb’s wife victimized by media’s unwarranted heat
What a coincidence. In a matter of one week, numerous national newspapers decided to “profile” Columba Bush, wife of former Florida Governor and now all but certain presidential candidate Jeb Bush....
February 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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CNN, DHS and the SPLC’s ‘blame-righty’ hit job
The Department of Homeland Security refuses to release a report on “right-wing” terrorism that somehow found its way into CNN’s hands last week during the farcical White House summit on Don’t Say I...
February 28, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Iran Deal’s Fatal Flaw
A sunset clause? The news from the nuclear talks with Iran was already troubling. Iran was being granted the “right to enrich.” It would be allowed to retain and spin thousands of centrifuges. It c...
February 26, 2015 09:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reversing course in Illinois
CHICAGO — The most portentous election of 2014, which gave the worst-governed state its first Republican governor in 12 years, has initiated this century’s most intriguing political experiment. Ill...
February 25, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama’s dangerous delusions about Islamic extremism
“We cannot kill our way out of this war,” State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf told MSNBC’s Chris Matthews on Monday night. “We need in the medium to longer term to go after the root causes that...
February 20, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Abolish the Filibuster
I’ve been radicalized. By Harry Reid and Barack Obama. Goodbye moderation and sweet reason. No more clinging to constitutional and procedural restraint. It’s time to go nuclear. In the fourth quart...
February 20, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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