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Republican Congressman Charlie Norwood dies at 65

March 03, 2007 | Staff Report | Opinion

Tragic courage of John McCain

A funny thing happened to convention-defying political courage, at least in the case of Sen. John McCain.

March 03, 2007 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion

Weed out Washington polticis

How can you declare a plant that occurs naturally on this planet that is provided by our creator for some divine purpose illegal?

March 03, 2007 | By Nancy Bezanson Columnist | Opinion

Can 16 be the new adult?

When Alexander the Great was 20, he started his campaign to conquer the known world. Joan of Arc was 17 when she led a victorious French army at Orléans. Cleopatra became queen of Egypt when she was 18. Tutankhamun was 18 when he died as pharaoh of Egypt. By this age, he sired two children and ruled for 9 years. Hong Tiangui was the last king of the Heavenly Kingdom of Taiping (China) at the age of 16. History is full of young important leaders.

March 01, 2007 | By Len Calderone Columnist | Opinion

'Made in America' label a rarity

"Made in America." Where are our labels in the market place? Have you noticed they are nearing extinction in our department stores.

March 01, 2007 | By Nancy Bezanson Columnist | Opinion

Georgia in begging mode

What happened? Just four months ago, Georgia was on top of the world. The Peach State had $500 million more than it needed to fund services. Plans had been carefully laid to take care of Medicaid, PeachCare (poor kids' medical needs) and state employees' pension funds.

February 27, 2007 | By Bill Shipp Columnist | Opinion

Your voice means a choice

With the destruction (or "murder," as trees are living organisms) of the 100-plus-year-old live oaks in Liberty County, we have made a choice with our voice or lack thereof to exercise it not to save these magnificent living statutes of our proud Southern heritage.

February 27, 2007 | By Nancy Bezanson Columnist | Opinion

Other opinions: Records belong to public

If House Bill 283 is enacted into law by the Georgia General Assembly, elected officials and staff of state and local government offices should reject the power it could give them to make the public take unnecessary steps to get public records.

February 27, 2007 | Staff Report | Opinion

Courier debutting new web site

For the past few months, the Coastal Courier family has been working on several projects - a new look for the newspaper, photo contests, a fundraiser and the creation of a youth advisory board to name a few.

February 27, 2007 | Sonya Campbell-Kurth | Opinion

Pearls before pop culture

The crowned Trump's prize Miss USA is making the television circuit now publicly declaring her past abuses of cocaine to be free of her torturous secrets; a part of her rehabilitation process, I would assume.

February 25, 2007 | By Nancy Bezanson Columnist | Opinion

Hillary the Calculator

When Hillary Clinton announced her presidential exploratory committee while sitting on a couch in her living room, she didn't project warmth so much as a sense that she was desperately trying to project warmth.

February 25, 2007 | By Rich Lowry Columnist | Opinion

Editorial: Pride of South doesn't fare well

Liberty County suffered the loss of at least four of its oldest live oak trees this week - symbols of Georgia's beauty and heritage.

February 25, 2007 | Sonya Campbell-Kurth | Opinion

Who is policing the police?

We expect the police to obey the laws we hire them to enforce. Yet, every day, some violate these same laws, claiming the right to do so just because they are wearing a badge. The courts know the laws are being broken by law enforcement officers, but they turn their back to what is transpiring. The politicians know the laws are being broken, yet they allow those officers to continue doing whatever they please. Why? Money!

February 22, 2007 | By Len Calderone Columnist | Opinion

Personal responsibiblity is key

Lap bands, gastric bypass, liposuction, various pills and rubs are available to help shed those unwanted pounds! Have we created a monster with our insatiable taste for transfat, carbs and sugar?

February 22, 2007 | By Nancy Bezanson Columnist | Opinion

Editorial: Trend of elected officials 'going it alone' must stop

Next year, girls in Texas entering the sixth grade will be forced to take a new vaccine against strains of the human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted disease that causes cervical cancer.

February 22, 2007 | Sonya Campbell-Kurth | Opinion

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Editor: Obviously the person referring to our Coastal Courier as a fish wrap does not subscribe to it and probably never has. I'm a ...

March 06, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion

Senate passes bill creating joint defense commission

This week under the Gold Dome, bills that passed the Senate and the House were sent to the other chamber for consideration on what we ...

March 06, 2018 | Sen. Ben Watson | Opinion

The British are not coming, folks

Editor: The tragedy of repeated school shooting angers and depresses me, as I am sure it does most. I cannot fathom the depth of despair ...

March 05, 2018 | Staff Report | Opinion

Keep trash out of gutters, let rain have the drain

Storm drains. You may take them for granted but you've just got to love them.

March 05, 2018 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion

Bear, Moe, you will be missed

The past couple of weeks have been tough. Two weeks ago, a friend of mine and former co-worker from the Hinesville Fire Department, George "Bear ...

March 05, 2018 | By Mike Riddle Special to the Courier | Opinion

NRA, Delta is ready when you are

If I were running Delta Airline, I'd end discounted tickets for everybody and blame it on Georgia's Republicans. I'd say I did ...

March 05, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion

Children would benefit from running their own sports

Thirty years ago, I offered a free (expenses-only) speaking engagement to any community that would abolish adult-organized-and-run children's sports programs (except those run by ...

March 02, 2018 | John Rosemond | Opinion

Adopt a highway, help reduce litter

Liberty County is our home. Just as we take care of our family homes where we live, we need to take care of our community ...

February 27, 2018 | By Sara Swida Columnist | Opinion

Senate tackles tax, broadband bills

This week in the Senate, we heard 19 pieces of legislation on the floor. Our days were filled with long mornings in chamber and longer ...

February 27, 2018 | Sen. Blake Tillery Special to the Courier | Opinion

Fort Stewart is important to state, nation

Georgia is proud of our eight elite military bases that represent every branch of our armed forces. Between our active-duty members, military reserve members and ...

February 27, 2018 | By Casey Cagle Guest columnist | Opinion

A trip to SC and a correction

As I wrote this Friday morning, I felt a good bit under the weather, so excuse in advance whatever silly mess I made of this ...

February 26, 2018 | By Jeff Whitten | Opinion

Arm teachers with these...

You want to arm teachers with guns to stop school shooting and intruders?

February 26, 2018 | By Patrick Underwood Guest columnist | Opinion

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