Articles from the Opinion section archive

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Letter: What became of dinosaurs?

One subject often discussed in science is how old dinosaurs were and what happened to them. In the April 20 Augusta Chronicle, there was an article on this subject. Many answers are given, but no ...
By Gil Ward

Guest Column: Without protein testing, biopsies go down, incurable prostate cancer rises

If you are a man older than age 50 and you have not had your PSA tested, I urge you to speak with your doctor about being screened.
By Dr. Vahan Kassabian

Guest Column: Federal student loans: Are they loans, entitlements or a confused mix?

This is not only a moral issue but also a legal one.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Too many of us don't realize the truth about Augusta's poor, underserved

I rail against myself for not speaking up sooner for my neighbors and friends who are struggling in the community I love.
By W. Michael Strickland

Editorial: Big surprise

In short, you can't even measure Obamacare's failures by Obamacare alone; it's affecting the whole of the economy.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Letter: Historian will be missed

On behalf of all who knew and loved you, we thank you for setting the example we should strive to emulate.
By 'Donna J. Wear and Ph.D.'

Letter: Shun radicals, socialism

Do we want to be America or become Amerika?
By Clifford Henning

Letter: Alalof deserves your vote

Having observed David up close, I can attest to his dedication, keen intellect and sincere compassion.
By Nathan M. Jolles

Editorial: Dispatches from the false front

Now all they have to do is convince the wary electorate - for, in stirring up strong support, he's also fomented abundant opposition.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Friday, April 22, 2016

Letter: Donate and save a life

April is Donate Life Month, and I encourage those who have not yet done so to sign up on Georgia's donor registry.
By Tracy G. Ide

Letter: Don't rewrite our history

Not one word was mentioned about the fact of what happened on Dec. 7, 1941.
By Edwin D. Groover

Letter: Vote will influence court

The next president will have the power to potentially create a 7-2 Supreme Court skewed in his or her ideology.
By Jimmy Clark Jr.

Editorial: Silly, hypocritical, scary and sad

If the ESPNs of the world get their way, none of us will feel safe in having opinions, particularly those that are contrary to the thundering herd.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Letter: A question for the ages

I think the retirement age will go up if either Bernie Sanders or Hillary Clinton are elected president.
By Melvin Edwards

Letter: Masters makes U.S. great

Want to make America great? Watch the first tee at Augusta each spring.
By Barry Cook

Letter: Who profits from our info?

If a company is gathering information on me and then selling it, I should be notified who sold the information and to whom.
By Robert Willoughby

Big surprise

How’s your health-care coverage? We don’t mean the coverage from your insurance company. We mean from the media. Frankly, it doesn’t appear to be very good.  
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