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Kathleen Parker: No reason for Ryan to go for voiceless speaker post

The worst job in the world, it turns out, isn't the U.S. presidency but speaker of the House of Representatives.

October 11, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Obama prefers ‘politicizing,’ not solutions

President Barack Obama was right. He was right when, just a few hours after the horrible shooting in Oregon, he decried the fact that such slaughters have become "routine." He was even right, in a sense, when he defended politicizing the tragedy.

October 09, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | All viewpoint stories


A ‘yes’ vote for E-SPLOST shows support for our children’s future

There are a lot of good reasons to vote "yes" to extend the special purpose local option sales tax for education for another five years.

October 09, 2015 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: A Rose for racial reconciliation

OXFORD, Md. - Long before there was a "Black Lives Matter" movement, there was Ruth Starr Rose, an activist artist whose paintings nearly a century ago captured the dignity and spirit of America's black families at a time when stereotype and caricature prevailed.

October 08, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Obama plays into Putin’s hands in Syria

"Russia hits Assad's foes, angering U.S." - Headline, Wall Street Journal, Oct. 1

October 04, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | All viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: New ‘McCarthyism’ lets Clinton off hook over Benghazi

The lede to this column is a deep, guttural groan that originates in the throat and expands into the lungs before collapsing in the pit of the stomach.

October 04, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Essay: Nation’s military used as toy soldiers by civilian leaders

Monday will mark the 50th anniversary of that muggy October morning I scrambled off a bus and stepped onto a set of yellow footprints at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C.

October 04, 2015 | By Ron Martz rlmartz@hotmail.com. | All viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Here's a throwback notion for GOP speaker post

Almost exactly seven years ago, House Speaker John Boehner said of the Wall Street bailout bill, "I think this thing is a crap sandwich" - but he'd vote for it anyway.

October 02, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | All viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: ‘Brat pack’ taking over GOP in House

The Republican Party's "Freedom Caucus," which has several less-charitable nicknames on Capitol Hill, is the dog that caught the car.

October 01, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: Yo ‘heart’ el papa: A truly divine message

"Oh, so you drank the Kool-Aid," my neighbor superciliously sneered from the stoop he occupies each afternoon to sip wine and critique people's parking skills on our beloved Olive Street.

September 27, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Double suicide 2016 campaign takes odd twists the year before

Meanwhile, on the Democrats' side:

September 27, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | All viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: VA crisis part of a bigger problem of federal overreach

There is only one guaranteed way to get fired from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Falsifying records won't do it. Prescribing obsolete drugs won't do it. Cutting all manner of corners on health and safety is, at worst, going to get you a reprimand.

September 25, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | All viewpoint stories


Kathleen Parker: With charity toward some

In the spirit of charity prompted by Pope Francis' visit to the U.S., let's not call them bigots.

September 24, 2015 | Kathleen Parker | All viewpoint stories


Charles Krauthammer: Putin’s gambit in Syria baffles White House

Once again, President Barack Obama and his foreign policy team are stumped. Why is Vladimir Putin pouring troops and weaponry into Syria? After all, as Secretary of State John Kerry has thrice told his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, it is only making things worse.

September 20, 2015 | Charles Krauthammer | All viewpoint stories


Jonah Goldberg: Syria is tip of Obama’s foreign policy iceberg

The news that the Obama administration has spent $500 million to put "four or five" fighters on the ground in Syria adds an almost comic irony to what is ultimately a tragic farce.

September 20, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg | All viewpoint stories


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Tom Crawford: Some people keep fighting the Civil War

You may have the impression that the Civil War ended sometime around 1865, after the Confederate armies stacked their weapons, the soldiers returned to their ...

February 03, 2016 | Tom Crawford | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Enota Road bypass could lead to a dangerous traffic flow

As both a resident of the area and a safety professional, I would like to voice concerns over the proposed bypass of Enota Road. Of ...

February 03, 2016 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: If housing, income are your problem, vote for the right solutions

If you are over 40 you should already know what I'm about to say. If you are under 40, hopefully this will help you ...

February 03, 2016 | Letter to the editor | All viewpoint stories


Letter: Vengeance is no reason to punish some who pose no threat to us

A few years ago, a friend committed a crime. He deserved punishment, but there were extenuating circumstances: He was weathering three personal tragedies, continuous pain ...

February 02, 2016 | | All viewpoint stories


Guest column: A new year, but the same old Corps of Engineers

It's not unusual for a new year to usher in new rules, regulations, and laws that can impact the way we live our lives ...

February 01, 2016 | By U.S. Rep. Doug Collins Guest columnist | All viewpoint stories


Johnny Vardeman: Tunnels still cross beneath the streets of Gainesville

Underground Gainesville?

January 31, 2016 | Johnny Vardeman | All viewpoint stories


Editorial: Bringing it on home

If you're reading this on a sunny Sunday from your comfortable home, you may wonder why the struggle to find affordable housing has become ...

January 31, 2016 | Times Editorial Board | All viewpoint stories


Editorial: Is it time to roll the dice on casinos?

Are Georgians ready to gamble on allowing casinos to take root here?

January 17, 2016 | Times Editorial Board | All viewpoint stories


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