Much has been made recently of the manner in which entrenched interests have settled their differences in France. Yet, with this week's election results, Americans will likely face similar political deadlock as our own governing bodies grind to a halt.
As a fiscal conservative, I dislike taxes and debt; I abhor wasteful spending. In the voting booth, I generally vote against raising taxes and adding fees. As a rule I don't trust the legislature to spend our money wisely.
October 17, 2010|
By Dr. Priscilla R. Strom
On Thursday, a group of Brenau University students plan to dress out in white, pick up some placards and recreate the image of the women who for years protested tirelessly in front of the White House, no matter what the weather was like, as the defining image of the women's suffrage movement.
August 22, 2010|
By Heather Gollmar Casey
The Times has been reporting some of the important grading changes that Gainesville City schools is implementing for 2010-2011. These include the addition of an enhancement period at GMS and GHS, a new grading scale at GMS, and standards based report cards at the elementary schools.
August 08, 2010|
By Jamey Moore
Election-year politics can make cynics out of just about anyone, so every once in awhile it's worth pausing to look at the remarkable good that elected officials can achieve, particularly when they rise above both partisan and special interests.
August 01, 2010|
By Randy Hicks