It is easy to start a war by invading or dropping bombs, as the Japanese did on Pearl Harbor. Ending a war is more difficult. A country may choose to stop hostilities and retreat, but then the other side can claim victory. Perhaps the best way to end a war is to negotiate a peace treaty, but that can be difficult and have unintended results.
When my father attended the University of Georgia in the 1960s, Dean Tate still knew every young man on campus by his first name. Alas, my recent visits reveal hallways that have all the warmth of a check-in counter at the airport, and the administrators are known, if at all, for their absence from student life.
March 06, 2009|
By Jesse Corn
I usually early vote during its first week, but as I write this I haven't voted on the controversial Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum. I will have before you read this. My delay has awaited answers to valid questions.
"Never confuse motion with action," said Ben Franklin. So far, what we seem to be getting from the Obama administration is a lot of motion, with little real productive action. Or, to put it another way, we're getting much "change" but no real progress.
March 02, 2009|
I was watching the news recently and Pat Buchanan was debating Professor Eric Dyson, an African-American, about comments made by Attorney General Eric Holder who cited that we are "cowards" when it comes to race relations in America.
February 27, 2009|
By Harold Lott
A bill now before the Georgia House of Representatives would provide the long-term benefits of nuclear power to the state of Georgia, as well as specific savings to Georgia Power customers on the proposed construction of two new units at Plant Vogtle.
February 26, 2009|
By Ann Daiss