Articles from the Opinion columns section archive

Saturday, April 4, 2015

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

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
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