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World Opinion

June 16, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Wisconsin’s recall vote The big political event in the United States was a rare attempt to recall a state governor. Scott Walker of Wisconsin became a target of public sector unions because he limited their collective bargaining rights. The unions wanted to throw him out, but the people of Wisconsin said no. Walker’s victory is [&hellip...

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June 15, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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Tournament help appreciated

June 15, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: On behalf of the Roswell Girls Softball Association (RGSA), we would like to publicly thank Mayor Del Jurney and the Roswell Parks and Recreation Department for allowing the Queen of the Mountain Softball Tournament to complete its tournament in...

National Opinion

June 15, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Presidential campaign Americans won’t vote for president for almost five months, but we already seem to be in the thick of the presidential campaign. Attack ads denigrating Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are rolling out on television and the web, fueled by...

World Opinion

June 9, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee It had to come to an end sometime. After days of pomp and pageantry, of waving flags and rousing music, the boats have been moored, the ceremonial uniforms set aside and the bunting taken down. The Diamond Jubilee is over, and we...

Support, kindness appreciated

June 8, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: When an elderly parent needs care, there is so much that needs to be done. My father, Loyd Green (Dadsy), recently passed away, just two days shy of 100 years, and so many people and wonderful community services need to be thanked. Many times it...

National Opinion

June 8, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Congressional pensions Determining how much is too much in the way of pension benefits for former members of Congress is an impossible task given the variables involved. Some leave as millionaires, some with middling assets. Some may have achieved more than...

Space race goes commercial

June 7, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Chin up, space buffs. Stop mourning the end of America’s shuttle program and start celebrating the beginning of the next great adventure — a for-profit space race led by young entrepreneurs who want to hurl rockets skyward more efficiently than the...

Slippery slope steepens

June 6, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

When the health police began to seriously target cigarette smokers a few years back, many wondered what might be next. Now we know: Mountain Dew, Pepsi and sweet tea, for goodness sakes. Yes, “The New York Times” reported on Thursday that New York City...

I am a Paulbot!

June 3, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: We supporters of Ron Paul have been labeled with a number of unflattering terms over the years. But one of my favorites is the term “Paulbot.” The term conjures up images of clone armies, mindless hordes sweeping locust-like across the...