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Bouchillon: There's enough SPLOST for everyone

As most of you likely know by now, I have been putting a lot of effort into getting the 2017 SPLOST to pass – writing articles ...

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Crawford: Will the speaker run for governor?

David Ralston is now being mentioned as a possible candidate for governor in 2018, which leads to an obvious question.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2017 10:57 a.m.

Harrop: A Plot to Poison Obamacare

Arsenic was a poison favored by Victorian mystery writers. The victims would be fed small amounts, not suspecting the cause of their increasing discomfort. At ...

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Posted: mar. 08, 2017 3:11 p.m. | Updated: mar. 12, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Gingrich Cushman: Frameworks, Gratitude and Grievances

Today's hyper-connected, social media driven world shapes the information and news that each of us consumes. What many of us see on search engines ...

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Posted: mar. 08, 2017 3:14 p.m. | Updated: mar. 12, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Crawford: Goodbye casinos, hello yachts

The General Assembly session is more than two-thirds done and on track to adjournment.

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Posted: mar. 08, 2017 3:17 p.m. | Updated: mar. 12, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Yarbrough: Low-performing schools initiative takes a major step forward

Don’t look now, but the initiative to deal with low-performing schools in Georgia has taken a big step toward becoming law. Last week, the ...

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Posted: mar. 11, 2017 2:10 p.m. | Updated: mar. 12, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Harrop: Trump Has Turned His Last Corner

That speech to Congress now seems forever ago. Reading the words off a teleprompter, Donald Trump sounded normal, even presidential. Stern critics opined that he ...

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Posted: mar. 06, 2017 2:40 p.m.

Yarbrough: Good customer service may be going the way of the dodo bird

Sometimes I wonder if good customer service has gone the way of the dodo bird and 8-track tapes.

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Posted: mar. 02, 2017 11:45 a.m. | Updated: mar. 05, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Yarbrough: Good customer service may be going the way of the dodo bird

Sometimes I wonder if good customer service has gone the way of the dodo bird and 8-track tapes.

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Posted: mar. 04, 2017 8:39 a.m. | Updated: mar. 05, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Crawford: Congressmen, meet your constituents

Town meetings are part of a long tradition in America. Since the 1600s, residents of some New England communities have been gathering to vote directly ...

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Posted: mar. 04, 2017 8:41 a.m. | Updated: mar. 05, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Harrop: Real Honesty

Slightly more than a month into his presidency, Donald Trump reflected on his performance so far -- both in terms of what's been done and ...

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Posted: mar. 01, 2017 6:25 p.m. | Updated: mar. 02, 2017 5:00 a.m.

This election will be an indicator of Trump’s support

During the first weeks of the Trump administration, a recurring theme has been the president’s sinking popularity in the polls.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2017 5:50 a.m.
Yarbrough: A salute to an Olympic champion and his pursuit of excellence

Yarbrough: A salute to an Olympic champion and his pursuit of excellence

Dr. Melvin Pender Jr. is a bona fide American hero: An Olympic gold medalist (4x100 relay in the 1968 Mexico City Games at 31 years ...

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Posted: feb. 27, 2017 5:54 a.m.
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Irwin: Evidence of the prehistoric sources of humor: A rejected thesis

(Originally published in Storytelling Magazine, January 2016)  

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Posted: feb. 27, 2017 5:59 a.m.
Bouchillon: SPLOST: ‘It is not a tax increase’

Bouchillon: SPLOST: ‘It is not a tax increase’

SPLOST is an acronym for Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax. It is a program whereby counties can add one penny per dollar spent by ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 11:50 a.m. | Updated: feb. 19, 2017 5:00 a.m.
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Crawford: Georgia can climb out of last place on these two issues

What should be the priority for state legislators –helping their poorest constituents avoid pain and suffering, or protecting the financial status of their most affluent ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 11:53 a.m. | Updated: feb. 19, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Gingrich Cushman: Where strength comes from

This Presidents' Day, instead of buying a new appliance, read George Washington's Farewell Address and Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address.

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 11:54 a.m. | Updated: feb. 19, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Yarbrough: Secretary of agriculture-designate Perdue knows a bit about draining swamps

You may have read that unusually cold winter in parts of Europe as well as drought conditions in the southwest United States have created a ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 11:55 a.m. | Updated: feb. 19, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Harrop: What is Trump most afraid of?

Why does President Trump rush off weekend after weekend to his Mar-a-Lago palazzo in Florida? Because Mar-a-Lago is totally under his control. There he can ...

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Posted: feb. 18, 2017 11:56 a.m. | Updated: feb. 19, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Yarbrough: Some advice for two young people beginning their journey together

Please allow me a bit of a preamble: Nicholas Sanford Wansley is grandson Number Three chronologically and — pardon a grandfather’s pride — a high achiever ...

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Posted: feb. 11, 2017 12:48 p.m. | Updated: feb. 12, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Rowe: Valentine’s Day is around the corner

I'm predicting it will snow again and I suspect some of you may think I've gone off the deep end but that’s ...

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Posted: feb. 11, 2017 12:53 p.m. | Updated: feb. 12, 2017 5:00 a.m.

Crawford: Georgia gives Trump some problems

For a couple of months, Georgia was probably one of Donald Trump’s favorite states.

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Posted: feb. 11, 2017 12:51 p.m.

Gingrich Cushman: Yes, And...

If you have ever engaged in improv theater, then you have experienced the process of "yes, and..." What happens is a person says something that ...

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Posted: feb. 11, 2017 12:49 p.m.

Harrop: Is Trump Really Running Things?

Last Saturday night, Donald Trump attended the Red Cross Ball at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. On Sunday, he watched the Super Bowl ...

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Posted: feb. 11, 2017 12:48 p.m.

Have You Ever Thought… How it will feel for the Atlanta Falcons be crowned National Champions?

It has only happened once before.   The Atlanta Falcons are going to the Super Bowl.  Today will see the playing of the fifty-first Super Bowl ...

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Posted: feb. 06, 2017 11:22 a.m.

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