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Tom Crawford: Can, and should, Georgia refuse Syrian refugees?

Gov. Nathan Deal was adamant when he signed an executive order declaring that no Syrian refugees will be allowed to set foot in Georgia.

November 25, 2015 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Missouri case proves football is real campus king

There was an interesting role reversal at the University of Missouri last week.

November 18, 2015 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Political fortunes flowed from Pinkie’s tap

From one of my favorite cities, Savannah, comes the sad news that Pinkie Master's Lounge will close at the end of the year.

November 11, 2015 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Georgia faces a stormy future as climate changes

This is what the future looks like.

November 04, 2015 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Transparency for tax breaks is heartburn for politicians

The phrase "GASB 77" is not just a random collection of letters and numbers. It is an accounting regulation that applies to state and local governments and could potentially cause massive headaches for elected officials.

October 28, 2015 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Jobs, health and gas — A review of state politics

While we wait for the next round of presidential debates, let's take a moment to catch up on some of Georgia's major political stories.

October 21, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Community columnists


Tom Crawford: Deal looks to put his own stamp on state judiciary

Nathan Deal, meet Franklin Roosevelt.

October 14, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Community columnists


Tom Crawford: Not all regulations are necessarily bad

History was made last month at the C. B. King Federal Courthouse in downtown Albany. Federal Judge Louis Sands had before him a defendant named Stewart Parnell, who was once the president of a now-defunct food processing company called Peanut Corporation of America.

October 07, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Community columnists


Tom Crawford: Legislator passes on HOPE of education to others

If you tried to find a state legislator who opposed the HOPE Scholarship, you couldn't do it.

September 30, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Community columnists


Tom Crawford: Immigration in the cross hairs in 2016 race

It was one of those pleasant September afternoons when you can feel the heat of summer giving way as the seasons change.

September 23, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Community columnists


Tom Crawford: ‘Religious freedom’ laws could have unintended impact

If you've been watching TV, you surely have seen the controversy in Kentucky, where a court clerk has been in and out of jail for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses on the grounds that it violates her religious beliefs.

September 16, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Community columnists


Tom Crawford: Politicians are flawed humans, too

State Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, is a politician who's had a lot of things going his way.

September 09, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Community columnists


Tom Crawford: Another Web hoax stirs up a tempest

There are millions of people who primarily receive their news and information through items posted on the Internet or sent to them via email or text message.

September 02, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Community columnists


Tom Crawford: Carter shows a special kind of courage

When he sat down in a room full of journalists at the Carter Center to talk about the cancer that has spread to several parts of his body, Jimmy Carter was quite calm and collected in discussing his reaction to the dreaded diagnosis.

August 26, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Community columnists


Tom Crawford: Trump’s right about cronyism, political patronage

Donald Trump's campaign for the Republican presidential nomination seems to defy gravity and all the other laws of nature.

August 19, 2015 | Tom Crawford | Community columnists


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Tom Crawford: The political parties’ big parties are worth skipping

You can understand why people were reluctant to attend the Republican national convention in Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena this week, or for that matter ...

July 20, 2016 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Tom Crawford: Metro Atlanta town going down a grassy slope

When Mayor Ted Terry talks about the recent decision by him and the Clarkston City Council to dramatically reduce the penalty for the possession of ...

July 13, 2016 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


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