Archive for September, 2014

Georgia finishes dead last

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

What has caused our great state to lose more jobs than all other states to the result we now trail all other states in jobgrowth? (more…)

Examples of political dishonesty abound

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

I have a friend who, after reading the governor’s response to my recent column, asked me why the guv had called me a lying scum sucker. Read on and see whom you believe most deserves the epithet. (more…)

Guns, doom and gloom

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Many years ago, as I was leaving a local church I happened to be behind an elderly lady whom I knew to be the widow of a prominent Rome physician. (more…)

The church, racial reconciliation and Ferguson

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Anyone who viewed the chaos in Ferguson, Missouri, surrounding the shooting death of Michael Brown as a local problem with black hoodlums that does not affect us here in peaceful, bucolic Northwest Georgia, is ignoring a deep racial divide in our own city and state — one which we continue to ignore to our peril. (more…)

Both Perdue and Deal have betrayed our children

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Since the beginning of the term of Gov. Carl Sanders in 1960, and continuing through the term of Gov. Roy Barnes which ended in 2002, Georgia’s Legislatures consistently viewed the education of the state’s children as being the first priority of our government. (more…)

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