Articles from the Opinion columns section archive

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Guest Column: World-class medical care in our back yard

I cannot change yesterday, but I can favorably or positively have an impact on tomorrow.
By M.H. Wylie Jr.

Guest Column: Bank on the success of an elite treatment facility

The GRU Cancer Center isn't just the people who work here on a day-to-day basis. It's all of us.
By Samir N. Khleif, M.D.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Guest Column: Surprising legislative, judicial powers are derived from sheer vagueness

This creeping, and sometimes explosive, expansion of federal power leads thoughtful people to worry about the means to employ to curb it.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Home for the Masters: For former resident, memories come flooding back

I hope it's a great Masters this year and a good week for Augusta. It's always nice to get back home.
By Mike Faber

Guest Column: Premier event for world's best young golfers is thriving across the river

I invite you to come out to a beautiful golf course, watch some excellent golf and support a good cause.
By Paul S. Simon

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Guest Column: Openings abound to help CSRA's abused children overcome tragedies

Help make our community safe for all children.
By Dan Hillman

Guest Column: Sensing America's international weakness, Putin seizes opportunity

This is a sure sign of America's future decline in power politics. It is up to the reader to determine whether this is for better or worse.
By Craig Douglas Albert, Ph.D.

Guest Column: GRU's new Confucius Institute offers an immersion into Chinese culture

On behalf of the Chinese community: Thank you, Georgia Regents University.
By Gary Tom

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Guest Column: Include Augusta in James Brown movie premiere

For all that James Brown gave to Augusta, he would have wanted the CSRA heavily involved.
By Corey Washington

Guest Column: Ditch self-serving leaders and help move us forward

Let us begin the process of moving toward a better day.
By Brian Green

Column: Despite recent scandals, military culture and leadership is positive

The admiral, the cadets he addressed, and the men and women they lead are the reasons our military is the best in the world, and the most trusted American institution.
By Ed Conant

Morris: Quality journalism is an indispensable element of a free society

Newspapers continue to provide the necessary journalism that a free nation needs. I couldn't be more delighted to be a part of it.
By William S. Morris III

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Guest Column: Skin in the game: Stake in outcome crucial for wise governmental decisions

This is the crux of a not-well-recognized dilemma: How do you slow, or halt, the expansion of the non-taxpaying group of voters?
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Decision to delay mixed oxide fuel facility at SRS is reckless, misguided

There is something cavalier and reckless about a Department of Energy that would spend billions on a facility of such import only to abandon it.
By Clint Wolfe, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Support medical student education in CSRA by expanding opportunities

There is an important aspect about the Columbia County hospital issue that has been neglected. The issue I'm referring to is education.
By Christopher B. White, M.D.

Michael Ryan: CPAC's pure conservatism turned heads, changed minds

Contrary to the dismissive messages coming out of the national media, I find the conservative, constitutional position vastly more compelling.
By Michael Ryan

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Guest Columnist: We will move forward on Savannah's port

Georgia will get the Savannah Harbor deepened. And we will do it despite the White House.
By U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Guest Column: Lack of transportation is harsh barrier to successfully educating pupils

The school board must do anything and everything in its power to ensure everyone graduates fully prepared for life.
By Greg Gelpi

Guest Column: Help our Family Y anchor the CSRA

When we all pitch in and help our neighbors, we make a meaningful, enduring impact in the lives of children and families and ultimately, strengthen our community.
By Sandra Vantrease

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