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War transformed not just world, but Northwest Georgia
Seventy years ago today an unfamiliar sound rang out around the world — the sound of peace, after seven years of world war. The bloodiest war (so far) in history finally ended with the signing of t...
September 02, 2015 12:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Great-grandson’s enthusiasm a reminder of why teachers matter
Dear Cameron Charles Yarbrough: Pardon me, but your great grandfather is having a surreal moment. Knowing you are now firmly ensconced in the first grade is taking some getting used to. I remember ...
September 02, 2015 12:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reading a lot into September
I ran across a bit of trivia in the September issue of Better Homes this week. I must admit that trivia, as trivial as it is, is as pleasurable to me as a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. And this one se...
September 02, 2015 12:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Is a Jeffersonian ‘Little Rebellion’ at hand?
The barbarians are at the gates. The peasants are headed toward the palace with their pitchforks. Not really. What has actually happened is ordinary people have found a megaphone, a new national le...
August 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Voices: Is America ready for Sanders-style socialism?
Hillary Clinton chose to withhold her work emails from her employer for six years. Now her campaign is paying the price. But Bernie Sanders is enjoying surprising success. Despite his far-left view...
September 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s time to re-examine the blood-stained Indian Child Welfare Act
“It is a sordid business, this divvying us up by race.” — Chief Justice John Roberts Sordid, always. And sometimes lethal, as some Native American children could attest, were they not, like Declan ...
September 03, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S., U.K. politics are mirror images
It’s remarkable how often British and American politics resemble each other; often only the accents differ. Following a disastrous defeat at the hands of Prime Minister David Cameron’s Tories, the ...
August 30, 2015 12:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Denver corruptocrats blow Chick-fil-A smokescreen
Holier-than-thou liberals on the Denver city council are waging war on Chick-fil-A in the name of tolerance and diversity. Now, let me tell you what the squawking is really all about: It’s a distra...
August 28, 2015 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Do You Really Think They Get the Mess We’re In?
It’s not just the stock market that is having trouble these days. In reality, everywhere you look there are just plain wacky things going on that somehow much of the media and political “intelligen...
August 28, 2015 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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What Six Years of ‘Reset’ Have Wrought
On September 5, 2014, Russian agents crossed into Estonia and kidnapped an Estonian security official. Last week, after a closed trial, Russia sentenced him to 15 years. The reaction? The State Dep...
August 27, 2015 11:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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