Articles from the Opinion columns section archive

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Guest Column: Top cyber words for 2015

Here's hoping both words are applied in the best possible ways. Our critical infrastructure depends on it.
By Tom Patterson

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Guest Column: Most everyone can do something for Child Enrichment

Volunteers not only "get it," they are it. They are part of the organization, totally committed.
By Dan Hillman

Guest Column: Amid golf, family makes time for faith

Alex and her family will always be champions of faith.
By The Rev. Jerry Ragan

Letter: Activities will honor the victims

Support your local rape crisis center by volunteering, donating and advocating.
By Anne Ealick-Henry

Column: Despite modern controversies, United States still manages to survive

Imagine how our country has managed to survive for all these generations.
By Bob Young

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Guest Column: A suggestion to the kingmakers: Cultivate your ability to compromise

The maturity to make these decisions calls for authorities to have excellent compromising skills.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Guest Column: FEMA wants Georgia to earn funds by crystal-ball storm forecasting

It seems as though FEMA's morals are as bad as their grasp of climate science.
By Patrick J. Michaels

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Column: Regardless of our religious beliefs, surely we all can love one another

Peace be with you all, even and especially to those who will take me to task.
By Craig Douglas Albert Ph.D.

Guest Column: New GRU doctoral degree will be a boon for allied health professionals

The new program not only will meet its projected targets but also significantly exceed them.
By Andrew Balas, M.D., Ph.D.

Guest Column: Change ordinances to reflect compassion that stray animals deserve

A friendly, welcoming public image will build relationships that will improve animal welfare.
By Lorna Barrett

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Guest Column: Values, decay of responsibility coincide with surge in entitlements

President Obama is the strongest national political figure who could, and should, lead a drive to restore our once-proud heritage of personal responsibility.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Bill marks another huge win for schoolchildren in South Carolina

Our schools, pre-kindergarten through college, must be in lockstep and must not skip a beat in preparing our students for world-class job opportunities.
By Frank G. Roberson, Ph.D.

Column: Religion in society provides desperately needed social control

Religion can help us live better lives! Why would anyone want to prevent that?
By Craig Douglas Albert Ph.D.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Guest Column: Opportunity School Districts provide 'no excuses' approach to school success

After all, kids can't wait forever for adults to get their act together.
By Paul Pastorek

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Column: Democratic republics need religion -- especially the United States

People have used religion for evil, but it has produced good souls as well.
By Craig Douglas Albert

Column: Financial security for older Americans is an increasingly crucial issue

Today millions are confronting a frightening world in which 401(k)s are replacing defined benefit pension plans.  But is the financial services industry up to the task of serving these ...
By Ed Conant

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Guest Column: Put coal and nuclear plants at forefront of America's energy diversity

All this is critically important in the battle against climate change.
By Mel Buckner

Guest Column: Donations to Family Y make CSRA stronger

We encourage everyone in the community to join our cause.
By Ivy Elam

Guest Column: Opened Cuba has much to offer global community

Please urge your elected representatives to take this historic opportunity to end the embargo, and remove Cuba from the terrorist list.
By Lorraine Barlett

Column: Children in poverty need a rescue line to pull toward a brighter future

These are kids who can't dream big dreams and have to settle for just getting through life one step at a time.
By Bob Young
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