Articles from the Opinion columns section archive

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Guest Column: Buffett wants tax credit expanded, but a return to values is what's needed

Buffett asserts that his plan does not distort free-market mechanisms. Of course it does.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Column: Changing world of book publishing offers varied options for authors

Everyone in the business world can gain insights from business models that radically change in a short time.
By Perry Smith

Guest Column: Pursuit of a career in education should be viewed as a smart investment

The return on that investment should have an immediate impact on the community
By Frank G. Roberson, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Charity golf tourney made big difference

It is heartwarming to grow our network each and every day.
By Lorna Barrett

Guest Column: Christian persecution worldwide too often is greeted with silence

Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered?
By the Rev. Gerald Ragan

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Guest Column: Price-gouging is widely misunderstood, and gives businesses a bad rap

Price-gouging is the market allowing customers to outbid one another for a scarce supply.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Islamic extremists committing 'cultural genocide' in cradle of civilization

ISIS operatives have brazenly attacked museums, tombs, palaces, fortresses and other ancient sites.
By E. Randall Floyd

Guest Column: Firm oversight, prudent river enthusiasts keep Stevens Creek dam safe

This summer, as you use electricity and enjoy the local waterways, we hope you'll remember dam safety as well.
By Ginny Jones

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Column: New developments underscore rising threat of Chechen extremism

I now believe that Europe and the United States face the potential threat of Chechen extremism.
By Craig Douglas Albert Ph.D.

Guest Column: The principal matters: A school's success lies with its top leader

The principal must receive specialized, expert-level training before assuming this magnificent leadership task.
By Frank G. Roberson, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Augusta-born governor recorded historic term in leading Peach State

Carl Sanders "projected for Georgia a national image of responsibility, integrity and vision."
By James Cook, Ph.D.

Column: Wield the five keys to leaving a great leadership legacy in your life

Your legacy is defined by the impact you have on the lives of others after you are gone
By Jeffrey W. Foley

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Guest Column: 'What's Going On?' Marvin Gaye's question in 1971 resonates today

These songs were recorded 44 years ago, but what he sung about then is truly relevant today.
By Edward Maner

Guest Column: Faculty accomplishments, new leadership improve climate at Paine

There are so many more stories untold at Paine.
By Matthew Hutcherson, Ph.D.

Guest Column: In a world of distorted realities, unbiased scholarship is refreshing

There still are some safe harbors of sanity, honesty and diligence.
By Craig Kerins, M.D.

Guest Column: Historic synagogue building worth saving

Structures such as this are unique and extremely rare.
By Nathan M. Jolles

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Guest Column: Eminent-domain laws unfair to landowners

Do civil liberties just not matter?
By Tonya Bonitatibus

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Column: Facing the giants: Dangerous Goliaths lurk in government's shadows

Whether our money or our property is at stake, we must be ready to stand up to the many Goliaths we face.
By Bob Young

Guest Column: 'Murder on the high seas': Sinking of the Lusitania ended U.S. neutrality

News of the Lusitania's fate horrified Americans.
By E. Randall Floyd

Guest Column: Take opportunity to help preserve our precious landscapes

To the trust, saving land doesn't mean hiding it away under lock and key, far from the eyes of the community.
By Hazel Cook
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