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Rhetoric and reality are different

Rhetoric and reality are different

As the country begins to digest the revelations in the new offshore tax haven leak known as the "Paradise Papers," it’s important to not ...

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Updated: nov. 17, 2017 6:30 p.m.
Signs of life  for Democrats

Signs of life for Democrats

Georgia Democrats have not had much to smile about in recent election cycles. Republicans have tended to dominate legislative races, and they also have a ...

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Updated: nov. 17, 2017 5:00 p.m.
You don’t have to live with sassy child

You don’t have to live with sassy child

Q: Our 8-year-old has suddenly developed a very sassy mouth. She picked this up from a new neighborhood friend who speaks to her mother in ...

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Updated: nov. 16, 2017 11:00 a.m.
GOP has folded up its big tent

GOP has folded up its big tent

Some will remember that Ronald Reagan used to describe the GOP as a "big tent," meaning it had room for a large spectrum of approaches ...

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Updated: nov. 14, 2017 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate recycling at Saturday fair

Celebrate recycling at Saturday fair

Happy America Recycles Day! This Wednesday is America Recycles Day. This day is the only nationally recognized day that promotes and encourages recycling in the ...

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Updated: nov. 14, 2017 3:30 p.m.
Don't cut taxes on backs of retirees

Don't cut taxes on backs of retirees

Editor: As a member of the federal community who served our country for 40 plus years, I am deeply concerned that my hard-earned benefits will ...

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Updated: nov. 14, 2017 4:00 a.m.
Trump is mainstream GOP

Trump is mainstream GOP

The showdown between President Donald Trump and Sen. Jeff Flake turned out to be no contest. It wasn’t Trump who was out of the ...

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Updated: nov. 13, 2017 7:00 p.m.
What's better than a PhD?

What's better than a PhD?

Wednesday on this page we ran Mike Royko’s classic column about veterans.

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Updated: nov. 13, 2017 3:00 p.m.
Humor: Unlocking Weinstein's cell phone

Humor: Unlocking Weinstein's cell phone

HOLLYWOOD — God bless America, and how’s everybody?

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Updated: nov. 11, 2017 6:30 a.m.
Humor: Graduating from school in three terms

Humor: Graduating from school in three terms

HOLLYWOOD — God bless America, and how’s everybody?

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Updated: nov. 10, 2017 11:00 a.m.
Time for Mr. Answer Man

Time for Mr. Answer Man

Hey, what time is it, boys and girls? It is time for Answer Man! The show that gives you the straight skinny to whatever has ...

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Updated: nov. 09, 2017 4:00 p.m.
Royko’s classic on Veterans Day

Royko’s classic on Veterans Day

Editor’s note: The late and great Chicago Tribune columnist Mike Royko, a veteran of the Korean war, wrote this column in 1993 about Veterans ...

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Updated: nov. 09, 2017 2:00 p.m.
Bipartisanship is still possible

Bipartisanship is still possible

Back in 2001 and 2002, there was no Democrat more hated by Georgia Republicans than Roy Barnes, who was then the state’s governor.

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Updated: nov. 09, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Increased police presence will cut crime

Increased police presence will cut crime

Editor: I am writing to discuss safety in Liberty County neighborhoods, particularly those neighborhoods of Hinesville.

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Updated: nov. 07, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Clear out clutter to make room for holiday gifts

Clear out clutter to make room for holiday gifts

What is in your closet? My hall closet is a mysterious place. I do not know what happens every few months. All sorts of things ...

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Updated: nov. 07, 2017 4:00 p.m.
Cutting butter with a nuclear chainsaw

Cutting butter with a nuclear chainsaw

Editor: With abundant justification, much has been written about the colossally expensive, publicly subsidized, 30-billion-dollar fiasco known as the Plant Vogtle nuclear power-plant expansion. That ...

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Updated: nov. 06, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Running from the Russians

Running from the Russians

Writing about something before it happens for publication after the fact is a pain in the you-know-what, but here I am doing it anyway.

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