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The PSC should learn how to say ‘no’

Imagine that you are the loan officer at the local community bank.

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Updated: may. 01, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Trump's triumph

Donald Trump's commanding win this week of all five of the Republican primaries provides him with enormous momentum for the final six weeks of ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2016 4:07 p.m. | Updated: may. 01, 2016 4:00 a.m.

A tale of two speeches

Donald Trump gained a commanding win in New York this week, picking up 89 of the 95 New York state Republican delegates. The win brought ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:37 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.

The Liberal Silent Majority

A few days before Bernie Sanders lost badly in the New York primary, 27,000 souls filled Washington Square Park, many wildly cheering him on ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:38 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.

State senator defends religious freedom legislative efforts

A couple of weeks ago, I was highly critical of the efforts of proponents of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and particularly of State Sen ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:41 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Your elected officials want to keep you in the dark

Whenever you hear an elected official say they support the concept of “transparency” in government, you really shouldn’t take them seriously. They usually don ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:22 p.m. | Updated: apr. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Kasich's Why

With Republican frontrunner Donald Trump holding 744 of the 1,237 delegates needed to secure the nomination before the convention, the possibility of a contested ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:24 p.m. | Updated: apr. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Sanders and the Snapchat Liberals

If the polls hold, scoring tickets to "Hamilton" will be as good as it's going to get for Bernie Sanders in New York. But ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:28 p.m. | Updated: apr. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Letter: Farewell, Old Newton

Dear Editor,

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:29 p.m.

Lawmakers declare their independence

This year’s General Assembly session could be described as the one where legislators started to declare their independence from Gov. Nathan Deal.

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Posted: apr. 09, 2016 2:19 p.m. | Updated: apr. 10, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Over Here: Competence Amid Repulsive Politics

Belgians planning to "march against fear" on Sunday were told to stay home out of fear for more violence. Americans in Europe, meanwhile, are being ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2016 12:58 p.m. | Updated: apr. 03, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Sharing life’s bumps and bruises with friends

She is not going to be pleased that I have told you this, but we are all family here, even if some of you consider ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2016 1:03 p.m. | Updated: apr. 03, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Lawmakers don’t follow the clock

Georgia legislators have some problems when it comes to telling time.

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Posted: apr. 02, 2016 12:57 p.m. | Updated: apr. 03, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Gov. Deal has two choices on ‘religious liberty’ bill

As Gov. Nathan Deal ponders the “religious liberty” bill that the General Assembly has adopted, he can look to recent examples of how two other ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2016 4:01 p.m. | Updated: mar. 27, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Identifying ideology versus tactic

The terrorist attacks in Brussels this past Monday, claimed by the Islamic State, are a clear indication that the West has a lot of work ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2016 4:02 p.m. | Updated: mar. 27, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Terrorists and their Privacy

One inevitable sequel to a terrorist attack is seeing the ugly mugs of creeps-turned-monsters thrust before us over a multitude of news cycles. Another is ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2016 4:03 p.m. | Updated: mar. 27, 2016 5:00 a.m.

The incumbents are playing defense this election year

Congressman Doug Collins is the kind of politician who would seem to be very conservative.

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Posted: mar. 19, 2016 1:10 p.m. | Updated: mar. 20, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Trump foes should stay off his stage

It's not easy to turn Donald Trump into an object of sympathy, but the hotheads disrupting his rallies are pulling it off. They may ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2016 1:12 p.m. | Updated: mar. 20, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Take a break and meditate

While hard work gets us ahead, there appear to be limits. It's often the times of rest and recovery that provide us with the ...

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Posted: mar. 19, 2016 1:11 p.m. | Updated: mar. 20, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Johnston: Let’s kick poverty out of town

Just last week, I was asked to read a Dr. Seuss book to a local elementary school class. I get asked to do those types ...

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Posted: mar. 15, 2016 4:13 p.m.

Dress codes and the expense of female dignity

How many among us recognize the name of Yolande Betbeze Fox, the Alabama beauty who died recently at the age of 87?

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Posted: mar. 15, 2016 4:11 p.m.

Georgia legislators contradict themselves

Talk to any member of the General Assembly and most of them will tell you one of their biggest goals is to bring business to ...

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Posted: mar. 05, 2016 11:47 a.m. | Updated: mar. 06, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Sanders must level with his young voters

What happened in the South Carolina primary? Bernie Sanders was asked. "We got decimated, that's what happened," he responded.

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Posted: mar. 05, 2016 11:49 a.m. | Updated: mar. 06, 2016 5:00 a.m.

If you are positively tired of negative news, read this

I had intended to provide you with an in-depth analysis of the SEC primary this week but that will have to wait. For one thing ...

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Posted: mar. 05, 2016 11:51 a.m. | Updated: mar. 06, 2016 5:00 a.m.

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