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Georgia Voices: Inmate cell phones becoming problem
Law enforcement and prison authorities say keeping cellphones and smartphones out of the hands of inmates, even dangerous ones, is becoming a growing problem in this country. They manage to get the...
April 24, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Voices: April 15 came and went, but tax reform is overdue
Tuesday (was) tax day. The marvels of electronic filing may have lessened somewhat the demand for postal locations with employees on hand to make sure late mailers get their envelopes date- stamped...
April 24, 2014 12:00 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Proposed development on Sea Island is awash in controversy
The Sea Island Company wants to build a group of condominiums on what many people believe to be environmentally unsound ground. Why should you care? According to Pierre Howard, “If Sea Island (Co.)...
April 22, 2014 09:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Family’s history emerges from past
Just when we think we might be getting Woodstock’s history down pat, yet another tidbit shows up and we’re off “chasing rabbits” as they say. When Mary Elizabeth Wilson at Ivy Manor Interiors calle...
April 22, 2014 09:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barrack Obama: The Adolescent President
Recently, Barack Obama — a Demosthenes determined to elevate our politics from coarseness to elegance; a Pericles sent to ameliorate our rhetorical impoverishment — spoke at the University of Michi...
April 24, 2014 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political Competition: That’s what changing voter alignments, not racism
Have the Republicans become the white man’s party? Are the depth and bitterness of Republicans’ opposition to Barack Obama and his administration the product of racism? Those are questions you hear...
April 22, 2014 09:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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More and more, Americans are coming to fear their government
Increasingly, Americans fear their government. They fear its power, its might and its ability to ruin their lives. The recent showdown in Nevada between federal agents and a cattle rancher and a gr...
April 19, 2014 12:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop meddling where we don’t belong
When Ronald Reagan called the Soviet Empire an “evil empire,” the phrase reflected his conviction that while the East-West struggle was indeed a global geostrategic conflict, it had a deep moral di...
April 19, 2014 12:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Zealots Win Again: ‘Politics of personal destruction’ win over transparency
The debate over campaign contributions is never-ending for a simple reason: Both sides of the argument have merit. On the one hand, of course money is speech. For most citizens, contributing to pol...
April 18, 2014 12:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progressives driven by desire to protect majority rule
In a 2006 interview, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitution is “basically about” one word — “democracy” — that appears in neither that document nor the Declaration of Independen...
April 17, 2014 04:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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