Articles from the Opinion columns section archive

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

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Column: People should check government's power by better preserving liberty

If the government is broken, it is not the fault of any branch trying to become too powerful.
By Craig Douglas Albert

Guest Column: Electric vehicles poised to play an important role in Georgia's future

As lawmakers study this issue closely and try to solve our transportation problems, they will make the right decision.
By Tim Echols

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

Guest Column: One solution works best with stray cats

The only proven method of stopping uncontrolled breeding is sterilization.
By Lorna Barrett

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Guest Column: Heed this advice and you'll prosper

My daddy said it best when he admonished me: "Right don't wrong nobody."
By Robert "Tunk" Martin

Guest Column: State board should re-evaluate Georgia Regents University's goals

We need the Board of Regents' help in visioning the combined colleges
By Elizabeth P. Klemann

Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Guest Column: Dwelling on differences keep us counterproductive

If we don't take some serious and deliberate measures, then we will continue on a path of self-destruction.
By Brian Green

Guest Column: Millions contribute to personal freedom, free choice, economic instability

Let's try understanding the role that instabilities play in enabling us to use our right of freedom to choose.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Homework, guidance are key to student achievement

To have the schools we all desire in our various communities requires a collective effort.
By Frank G. Roberson, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Year by year, law catching up to problem of prescription drug misuse

For most of us, pain has become an unquestioned part of medical practice.
By Craig Kerins, M.D.

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Guest Column: Regular 'checkups' for management can make businesses healthier

Let's look at a few simple strategies to get on a manageable course.
By Eddie Huff

Guest Column: School transportation shows wedge between haves and have-nots

How do we expect their behavior to improve if they are left in the streets and not in school?
By Wayne Frazier, Ed.D.

Guest Column: Prevent the next rail disaster today

As the volume of hazardous materials and fossil fuels rapidly increases on our public railways, we need more complete, rapid and transparent reporting.
By Tonya Bonitatibus

Guest Column: Medical College of Georgia on strong footing for a stronger future

We are committed to providing a progressive, modern approach that builds on a strong legacy
By Peter F. Buckley, M.D.

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

Guest Column: Obama sounds call for renewed class warfare with hyped tax plans

As George Bernard Shaw would put it, "A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul."
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Interesting times in the health-care arena make for unexpected partners

We have an obligation to explore options that may make University stronger while making Augusta a stronger community.
By James R. Davis

Guest Column: Stem carbon dioxide output through nuclear

Models showed continued rapid growth of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
By Clint Wolfe, Ph.D.
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