Stories by Nathan Kirby

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016

Letter: We're not great? Really?

If there is a better, greater country than this one, why isn't everyone moving there?
By Nathan Kirby

Monday, June 22, 2015

Letter: Actions stem from hate

Could that be the truest sign of a great country's decline?
By Nathan Kirby

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

Letter: All lives are important

There are more than 10,000 homicides each year in the United States, yet more than 99.9 percent of them barely cause anyone to raise an eyebrow.
By Nathan Kirby

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Letter: Will heads roll in November?

I really wish I were above-average, so Ted Nugent's violent political philosophy would stop forever being too complex for me to get.
By Nathan Kirby

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Letter: Can our violence be terror?

As a Democrat the most important thing to me is that any legally elected politician remain safely in office until they are lawfully voted out.
By Nathan Kirby

Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012

Letter: Nonviolent resistance works

I hope you have a lovely MLK weekend!
By Nathan Kirby

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Letter: Deputy deserves memorial

Such a monument needs to be erected as a constant reminder to Deputy Paugh's loved ones, family and friends of the immense meaningfulness and higher purpose of his and every good person's life.
By Nathan Kirby

Saturday, Sept. 3, 2011

Letter: Partner more with NATO militarily

I'll wonder forever why NATO was so "awful" while Bush was president, and yet reformed itself so quickly into such blazingly effective efficiency in only the first two years of Obama's presidency.
By Nathan Kirby

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Letter: Public's guilty verdict grossly unfair

How little so many seem to care how deathly wrong this phenomenon is and could be.
By Nathan Kirby

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Letter: Do Obama and Bush differ that much?

Why elect a Republican president in 2012, when we seem to have had one for most of the past three years?
By Nathan Kirby

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Letter: Great teachers are underappreciated

I'm ashamed that the idea that teachers are "problems" seems to have become the national paradigm.
By Nathan Kirby

Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011

Letter: Conservative talkers stir up anger

Is Rush Limbaugh at all directly culpable for violence against Democratic legislators? I can't prove it in court.
By Nathan Kirby

Monday, Oct. 25, 2010

Letter: Democrats aren't as bad as advertised

Some claim that all Democrats are contentious, arrogant, untrustworthy and deceitful wanna-be elitists who are above the law or public opinion. That isn't really accurate.
By Nathan Kirby

Sunday, Aug 22, 2010

Letter: City should draw big entertainment

Despite the civic center's ticket-selling success, I still have issues about the dire dearth of what should be going on there.
By Nathan Kirby

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Letter: Criticism of Obama is exaggerated

If Obama wasn't minutely following the Constitution, wouldn't congressional and Supreme Court conservatives be howling for his impeachment?
By Nathan Kirby

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Letter: Government banking policies paradoxical

We want our government to regulate business, to protect the environment and prevent people from getting ripped off -- but we really don't.
By Nathan Kirby

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010

Letter: Limbaugh right? Numbers say otherwise

I've built my pillbox, stocked it and I'm still waiting for Limbaugh's econo-pocalypse.
By Nathan Kirby

Friday, Dec. 18, 2009

Augusta needs more high-profile acts

Since hearing "Uncle" Charlie Wilson and Fantasia Barrino were booked to play the James Brown Arena, I'm convinced the people running it have either no idea who's popular enough to fill the arena, ...
By Nathan Kirby
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