Articles from the Editorials section archive

Monday, April 7, 2014

Editorial: Youth movement

The newest tradition of Masters Week combined superb athletic fun with an important sense of purpose.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Power to the people

If anything, the decision tips the balance of power toward individual interests, giving citizens greater ability to influence elections
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Editorial: You're welcome

During this first full week in April, Augustans get a refresher on why we choose to live here for the other 51.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Efficiency down to the letter

Full privatization might be just what the U.S. Postal Service needs. It's at least worth considering.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Friday, April 4, 2014

Editorial: Understanding our duty

Jury service is perhaps our second-most important civic duty, next to voting. It's incumbent on the system to make it as painless as possible.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Editorial: Say what?

These days, uncovering a lie is child's play. It's the accountability part that keeps getting harder.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: In praise of life

Think about that: They want to regulate guns, the right to which is enshrined explicitly in the Constitution, but they fight tooth-and-nail against any restrictions on abortion, which is not.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Monday, March 31, 2014

Editorial: On, Wisconsin!

Scott Walker appears to hit on a winning formula for governorship. We hope Wisconsin fever becomes contagious.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Let change take flight

Why not cut the red tape and allow the airport to really spread its wings?
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Editorial: Working without a 'Net

The process has worked well since 1998. If it's not broken, why is Obama trying to "fix" it?
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Faces of our future

These young people are the ones most capable of fixing our nation's health care problems. America is going to need every single one of them - and a lot more.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Editorial: Bottom line

The last thing a law-abiding gun owner should worry about during an emergency is forced confiscation from authorities.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Friday, March 28, 2014

Editorial: Making way for the new Edsel

Obamacare is the biggest clunker to roll off the Beltway assembly line.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Editorial: Unsportsmanlike conduct

There's a place for amateurs and a place for professionals. Mixing the two diminishes the value of education and takes the fun out of college sports.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Another clog in the pipeline

The Keystone Canada-to-U.S. oil pipeline is ready to go. So what's the president waiting for?
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Editorial: Different directions

Dr. Roberson has started moving Richmond County schools in a positive direction. It's up to the next superintendent to seize on that momentum.

Editorial: What about freedom here?

The first lady should be applauded for speaking out abroad in favor of free speech. She should lecture her husband about domestic press freedom when she returns home.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Editorial: But not forgotten

This nation's ability to recognize and correct past injustice is part of what makes it the greatest nation in the world.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Par-Tee on

It gives Augustans the opportunity to join in the festive atmosphere that surrounds the world's greatest golf tournament.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Editorial: Bottom line

All successful businesses have at least one thing in common: They all started small. It's encouraging to know Augusta could be a prime place to make it big.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Top headlines

New chair gets vet off-road to fish

Army veteran Henry Kent's new Action Trackchair has attachments for fishing, with a holder for his fishing pole and a built-in tackle box, but others can be outfitted with gunracks for hunting.
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