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Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014

Editorial: Rick Allen represents the real deal

Americans say they're tired of self-serving, duplicitous, forever-politicians in Washington. How do you change that? Vote for someone like Rick Allen.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Letter: Nunn, Obama bad news

Just who is Michelle Martin? Would anyone recognize her candidacy under her husband's last name?
By Robert Smock

Letter: Military strategy poor

Mr. Obama can't even protect his own family from intruders, so how can he protect us? It is time for a change.
By Sam Arrington

Editorial: A whistle blown too late

There is nothing courageous about having a front-row seat to a train wreck in progress and never bothering to call 9-1-1.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Editorial: A killer commencement address

The only free expression and discourse many campuses appear to welcome these days is the far left-wing variety.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Hudgens has it

The most experienced candidate for state insurance commissioner is the incumbent, Ralph Hudgens. He deserves your vote.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: Reverse Republican rule

The more Democrats we have in Congress, the better country we will become.
By Tracy E. Williams Jr.

Letter: More pet laws won't help

Mandatory spay/neuter won't affect irresponsible people.
By Jeanie Bounds

Editorial: Excise city government first

Manufacturers are an increasingly rare commodity in American business, and they should be celebrated, not taxed into oblivion.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Editorial: Unreasonable force?

Police have little business storming through front doors like Navy SEALS unless there is a legitimate threat to officers or the public.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Keep agriculture in the Black

We don't know if Black still can fit into his old high-school Future Farmers of America jacket, but he's still a great fit to lead Georgia agriculture.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: Items deserve pondering

It is not enough to believe in God. We must believe in Jesus Christ, too.
By Bobby Etheridge

Editorial: Bumbling Biden

Someone remind us why the media questioned Dan Quayle's fitness for office but not Joe Biden's.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: Walden deserves office

While Les has broad financial experience, I am most impressed with his personal integrity and character.
By Mike Toomey

Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014

Guest column: '4 years 4 U' plan helps GRU improve graduation rates

We must ensure not only student access, but also student success. The future of our community, our state, and our nation demands it.
By Dr. Ricardo Azziz and Dr. Robert G. Boehmer

Editorial: Keep it civil

If a self-governed nation can't discuss the nation's direction and challenges in a civil, respectful way, how is this thing going to work?
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Editorial: Taxing their energy

Commissioners, tax your own energy - in looking for spending cuts - before taxing the manufacturing community's.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Letter: Can't trust Obama

He has done nothing to help this nation for the past six years. Why give him another two years?
By Barbara Mohler

Letter: ACA is here to stay

The Affordable Care Act is not going anywhere, at least for the next two years. Yet, Republicans nationwide are running on the promise to do away with ACA.
By Andy C. Reese

Guest column: Physician assistants help strengthen doctor-patient relationships

The team approach will bring about a balance between health-care costs and health-care delivery.
By Joseph Soparas, P.A.-C/L

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