Articles from the Opinion section archive

Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

Letter: Council needs Delaughter

I encourage you to vote to add a new point of view to our city council.
By Randy Mosley

Letter: Circus animals mistreated

In 2011 Ringling Brothers was fined a record $270,00 for numerous violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
By Paul A. Beck

Letter: Vote for Sean Frantom

He has displayed and demonstrated his honesty, hard work and integrity.
By I. W. McKinney

Editorial: Make this address real

What if the president listed a few of the country's most serious issues and put forth just a few possible solutions? Keep it short and keep it simple.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: King's words resonate

It is time to stop pointing fingers, and join hands and pull together.
By Tunk Martin

Letter: Assertions lack proof

To paint every act of violence as committed by a right-wing "terrorist" is a patently false misrepresentation of the facts.
By S.V. Cloke

Letter: Writers thankfully differ

"Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact!"
By G. Daniel McCall

Editorial: We should expect more of ourselves

Every state ought to do this and more.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: Left distorts the right

Why these concepts are identified as radical, I don't know.
By Clifton Rice

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015

Editorial: America's teachable moment

Schoolchildren across America need to be reminded of what can happen when that freedom of speech isn't respected.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Know a good deal when you see one

The national Wounded Warrior Project is not a fake, and it's not a scam. Neither is the Augusta Warrior Project. And neither is America's Warrior Partnership
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

Letter: Evolution letter off-base

What are some people so afraid of? Bash me all you want - it only proves you lost the argument.
By David Robinson

Guest Column: Georgia lawmakers need to protect taxpayers from the oppressive EPA

Our state legislators should waste no time passing legislation that protects their constituents against this federal overreach.
By Michael Harden

Guest Column: Newspaper's act of courageous free speech should be celebrated, fostered

Let us not go down this path any further. Let free speech reign, and let's honor those who die for its cause
By Craig Douglas Albert, Ph.D.

Guest Column: Delegation to Cuba hopefully will spur further action on Guantanamo

The time is now for the American public to demand the closure of Guantanamo as we know it.
By Lorraine Barlett

Editorial: The question is why

This administration's politically correct refusal to call the threat what it is - Islamic radicalism - does not change the fact that the threat is, indeed, Islamic radicalism.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Friday, Jan. 16, 2015

Letter: Decision disgraceful

May God help us from the prevaricator of the United States!
By Stephen B. McMillan

Letter: France treated shabbily

I find it unconscionable that our country has not found it necessary nor proper to stand meaningfully with France in its time of national tragedy.
By Robert Smock

Highway robbery

“Finders keepers” may have been the law of the jungle gym, but for grown-ups in a free country, it’s a complete outrage.
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