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Vote ‘Yes’ on trio of state constitutional amendments
“YES,” “YES” AND “YES.” Those are the answers voters should provide to the three constitutional amendment-related questions at the tail end of this fall’s general election ballot in Georgia. Such q...
October 29, 2014 09:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Out of the mouths of children ...
We who live in the Eagle Watch community of Towne Lake enjoy a number of traditions. One of the more popular traditions is the annual community campout on the HOA’s main park each October, just bef...
October 29, 2014 09:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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A salute to one trying to make this a better world
A wise man once said that our only reason for occupying space on this earth is to leave things better than we found them. Unfortunately, not enough of us will. Len Pagano is an exception. Pagano is...
October 28, 2014 09:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sewing up history a stitch at a time
Growing up in Dalton in the 1940s, I took for granted the abundance of fabric. There was always some kind of needlework in progress in the household where I lived with my mother and her parents. Sa...
October 28, 2014 09:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tuesday’s vote a referendum on Democrats’ competence
Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it’s not. First, like all U.S. elections, it’s about the economy. The effect of the weakest recovery in two generations ...
October 30, 2014 09:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Voices: Q: Where do jobs come from? A: Not the government, Hillary
Someone might have to sit down with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and have the conversation with her — the one about where jobs come from. At a recent political event in Massachusetts —...
October 30, 2014 09:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Georgia’s Senate race, a capitalist struggles
MCDONOUGH — In a sun-dappled square decorated with scores of entrants in the community’s Halloween scarecrow contest, a balky sound system enables, if barely, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate t...
October 29, 2014 09:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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So where was President Obama?
President Obama said he was “shaken” by last week’s violent attacks on three soldiers in Ottawa by an Islamic jihadist. He immediately phoned Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to offer support...
October 25, 2014 12:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Florida race symbol of everything wrong with politics
Contests for governor of Florida have recently gone from being competitive tussles between in-state partisans to no-holds-barred death matches with big national bucks flowing and network reporters ...
October 25, 2014 12:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barack Obama: Bewildered bystander
The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government’s handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in The New York Times last Saturday. There’s only one probl...
October 23, 2014 08:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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