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By popular demand: Junior E. Lee analyzes presidential races

Please don’t say anything to Junior E. Lee about this but I had several people come up to me after a recent speech to ...

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Updated: aug. 09, 2015 4:00 a.m.

A stage show at the courthouse

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Posted: aug. 22, 2015 6:52 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2015 5:00 a.m.

While you were sleeping, the government you deserve

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Posted: aug. 22, 2015 6:54 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Accountability, transparency and leadership

Newton County officials, do you remember the citizens’ outrage at a raise in taxes due to an increase in the county’s budget?

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Posted: aug. 22, 2015 7:06 p.m. | Updated: aug. 23, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Academic Fascism

George Orwell said, "There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them." If one wants to discover the truth of Orwell ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:51 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Some random thoughts on some random subjects

Hooray! The State of Georgia, CSX Transportation, Murray County and the Georgia Ports Authority have announced construction of the Appalachian Regional Port to be built ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:52 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

The courtesy of legitimacy

This past weekend at my annual RedState Gathering, I rescinded an invitation to Donald Trump to speak after getting the runaround from his campaign on ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:53 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

School starts - and the games begin

Another school year is underway in our state, which means that it’s time to start complaining about the Georgia High School Association (GHSA).

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:55 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Why Carly crushed it

While the Republican National Committee might have limited the number of debates in this season's primary process, the candidates' performances during the first debate ...

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:57 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Football is here

Strike up the band.

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Posted: aug. 15, 2015 3:57 p.m. | Updated: aug. 16, 2015 5:00 a.m.

A Newton County of the past or future?

The Historic Courthouse was packed Tuesday night, but not everyone was there for the same reason. The stark contrast between the two issues—a civic ...

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Posted: aug. 08, 2015 4:50 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2015 4:00 a.m.

GOP debate: A lot of hype, but little change

The big winner of the way-too-early first debate of the presidential primary season wasn't even on the stage for the prime-time event. Carly Fiorina ...

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Posted: aug. 08, 2015 4:52 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2015 4:00 a.m.

By popular demand: Junior E. Lee analyzes presidential races

Please don’t say anything to Junior E. Lee about this but I had several people come up to me after a recent speech to ...

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Posted: aug. 08, 2015 4:54 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2015 4:00 a.m.

Letters: John Douglas episode one of sadness and hope

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Posted: aug. 08, 2015 5:02 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2015 4:00 a.m.

Letters: Civic Center neither civic nor central

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Posted: aug. 08, 2015 5:04 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2015 4:00 a.m.

Legal and Academic equality nonsense

A particular act or policy might not have a discriminatory intent, but that doesn't let you off the hook. If it has a disproportionately ...

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Posted: aug. 08, 2015 5:05 p.m. | Updated: aug. 09, 2015 4:00 a.m.

Sharon Degonia: Give John Douglas a second chance

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 4:53 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Finding the cure for racial dishonesty

There have been several notable cases of racial fakery. Years ago, then-law professor Elizabeth "Fauxcahontas" Warren falsely claimed that her great-grandfather was Cherokee Indian. A ...

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 5:00 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Happy Birthday to Robert

This week, our youngest child, Robert, is turning 14. His sister, Maggie, is two years older. Gone are the days when my husband and I ...

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 5:01 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Uber exposes politicians as middlemen, not leaders

Politicians are often accused of pandering and rarely wage public fights against things that are popular with their voters. That's what makes the willingness ...

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 5:02 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Back to school

Newton County students had already made their way back to school before the calendar even turned to August. For those students it is a time ...

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 5:03 p.m. | Updated: aug. 02, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Larry McSwain: Slow population growth argues against Bear Creek Reservoir

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Posted: aug. 01, 2015 4:55 p.m.

Sam Ramsey: Salem Camp Meeting

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 12:46 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Colleen Capes Jackson: Return to the Simple Ways, to the Simple Truths

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 12:48 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Our Thoughts: Inexcusable

Once again Newton County has found itself in an embarrassing situation, and once again its leadership needs to be called into question.

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Posted: jul. 25, 2015 12:49 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2015 5:00 a.m.

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