Articles from the Opinion section archive

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Letter: Allen will fix spending

Fiscal conservatives in the 12th District need to be standing in line when the polls open Tuesday, Nov. 4.
By Sonny Pittman

Editorial: Bottom line

Rid yourself of any dangerous notions that the Islamic State terrorism threat is confined to the Middle East.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: A new doctor to manage Paine

Paine's woes did not occur overnight, nor will they be redressed overnight.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Letter: Perhaps it's too late for us

If Obama continues to have his agenda of "hope and change," we may find that his words will prove true for this once-great nation.
By William Zimmerman

Letter: Right's skepticism is valid

I feel like the little McCormick lioness at the gate who has to guard against the implausible statements made by left-wingers.
By Pam Shumway

Letter: Pass regs to protect water

Despite its importance to our community, right now the Savannah River is far too polluted.
By Brianna Merritt

Editorial: Too much information

Sanford isn't doing a great job of keeping private matters private. He should try harder.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014

Letter: Vote for fiscal sanity

Barrow had eight years to prove himself, and he utterly failed us.
By YeSun Wiltse

Letter: Barrow brings experience

John Barrow has served this area with great distinction. It is not luck that has returned him five times to Congress.
By Lowell Greenbaum

Editorial: May it never fail

On this day in 1787, our Founding Fathers affixed a Constitution that is still the envy of the world, and may always be.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Bottom line

We all mourn differently. But mourning at its base suggests a quiet, contemplative dignity accompanied by the gift of a survivor's valuable time.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: Allen is healthier choice

Rick Allen will fight to repeal and defund Obamacare legislation, and fix the mess it has caused.
By Barry Goldsmith, M.D.

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Editorial: Not as advertised

The party is desperate to bring a Democrat - any Democrat - back to Washington.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: Give pro-choice a chance

Needful women are going to get abortions anyway; it is up to us as a society to make sure they can get them safely.
By Victor M. Stanton

Letter: Ignoring God grows hatred

Is this what happens to us as a society when we allow the courts to take God from us?
By Michael Atwood

Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014

Letter: Cold War is rekindling

The Cold War is raging again, thanks to our own president's inability to manage foreign relations.
By James Hilford

Letter: What ails Islamic world?

In my view, it's reluctance to move with the times. Excessive religiosity. Intolerance for other faiths. Bad governance
By Zia Rehman

Letter: Silence is conspicuous

We don't have to worry about an outcry from American Muslims.
By John Glover

A heated debate on climate

Leaders from nations big and small, rich and poor, will be at the United Nations Climate Summit to discuss climate-change policy Tuesday.

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