March 31, 2010 RSS feed / Editorials

House News

Legislative marathon

The weather forecast for Atlanta on Friday was stormy and cold. Nothing could have been forecast more appropriately as legislators faced the 30th day of the session known as crossover day. More...

Mumbles

What a day it was!!!

Our hats need to come off for a lot of people who made this past Saturday’s Peanut Proud event a huge success.   More...

Capital Impact

Tax pledges aren’t the way they used to be

Americans for Tax Reform, an organization that opposes tax increases, for years has asked legislators from across the country to make this promise: “I will oppose and vote against any and all efforts to increase taxes.”   More...

From our Files

World champion St. Louis Cardinals pass through Blakely

10 YEARS AGO   March 29, 2000   THE PETER Early Chapter NSDAR met Thursday, March 16 at Maddox Memorial Library. Mrs. Martin Still gave the devotional, Mrs. More...

All That’s Fit to Print

Easter egg memories

I wrote this the Easter before Evan came along. He tried out my old basket last year and didn’t think much of it. Oh, well.   More...

LETTERS

Dear Editor,   I rarely express my opinion in the form of letters to the editor but the recent vote of Congressman Bishop has compelled me to speak out.   More...

Alex McRae

Leveling the playing field

You don’t have to look very far these days to find trouble. Especially if you’re looking for work.   Unemployment remains stubbornly high as businesses, schools, hospitals, automakers and even gambling casinos struggle to survive. More...

Other Voices

The real issue that can turn Congress upside down in November

That’s right, the Democrats did pass a health care bill that a plurality of Americans opposed. And it is in so many ways an awful piece of jumbled-up law. More...