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Why rush to change charter?
DEAR EDITOR: Why the rush to change the City of Canton charter? Several years ago, a group of Canton citizens appointed by the mayor worked 18 months to write a new city charter. Mr. John Rust was ...
August 20, 2014 09:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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County should run recycling facility
DEAR EDITOR: There is no doubt our Board of Commissioners is extremely desperate to make the Ball Ground Recycling disaster go away. Their desperation has led to more mistakes while trying to sell ...
August 20, 2014 09:31 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Those who keep us safe deserve support
DEAR EDITOR: Imagine, your house is on fire, you’re in a bad crash, it’s 2 a.m. and bad guys are breaking in. ... What do we do? Dial 911 and ask for help. Firemen, EMT, police will be there very q...
August 20, 2014 09:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lessons on America’s economic history priceless
On the second Saturday of August, Joan and I attended the monthly meeting of the Cherokee County Republican Party in Canton. Their program turned out to be one of the most informative programs the ...
August 20, 2014 09:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rationale Right, But a Reach
Baghdad called President Obama’s bluff and he came through. He had refused to provide air support to Iraqi government forces until the Iraqis got rid of their divisive sectarian prime minister. The...
August 22, 2014 12:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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No Substitute for Action
When the book is closed on the Middle Eastern caliphate established this summer by the ISIS terrorist group, historians may view Aug. 19, 2014, as the turning point in this monster’s existence. Tha...
August 22, 2014 12:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fed up with cupcake cops
WASHINGTON — In physics, a unified field theory is an attempt to explain with a single hypothesis the behavior of several fields. Its political corollary is the Cupcake Postulate, which explains ev...
August 20, 2014 09:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 8 8 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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