Articles from the Opinion section archive

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Letter: Paved areas disgraceful

This letter to the editor is a first step in efforts to draw attention to miles of disgrace where we live.
By Anne Carmichael Sherman

Letter: Bush tough act to follow

The next president might have it a little easier doing the job.
By Jim McGaughy

His name is Peter

People adhere to religions ideally and most often to find enlightenment and solace and peace and fellowship. Did Kassig really enjoy any of that in captivity?
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Letter: Change voters' mind-set

The goal of dependency and control by the socialist elites must not succeed.
By S.G. von Schweinitz

Letter: Electorate has spoken

If the House and the Senate do not do whatever it can through legislative and procedural means to push back his extreme leftist agenda, then those in those chambers are no better than Obama
By Lee Benedict

Editorial: A true hometown hero

Sanders had been, quite literally, Augusta's savior.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

Letter:AP is in fantasy world

Fantasy in a 5-year-old is harmless, but when it's a part of the leading media force in the country, just look where we are.
By Tom Hunter

Letter: Watch for holiday scams

You've heard the saying "let the buyer beware"? Well, donors also should be diligent.
By John Sebby

Editorial: Fast, furious, bitter

Where this investigation leads after two years of stonewalling is anyone's guess, but it's blatantly obvious this operation was never on the up-and-up.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Letter: Dems don't get it

It never ceases to amaze me how uninformed voters will continue to blindly follow liberals over the cliff of self-destruction.
By David Moncus

Guest Column: Harison Heights celebrates 15 years of assisted living for people with disabilities

Today, we have made strides, but in many cases, our society continues to set aside people with disabilities.
By Beth Miller

Letter: Augusta cyber sector vibrant

Augusta's security community will continue to grow.
By Mark Baggett

Guest Column: Raising the minimum wage also will increase job losses

These suggested minimum-wage hikes will adversely affect employment of unskilled workers, those that society aims to help.
By William Beranek, Ph.D.

Editorial: Against our will

If it seems as though the world has turned upside-down, it's because we have a president who thinks the Constitution is meaningless.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff

Letter: Vet rain-check?

I was not able to wait in the long lines even for a free meal, but the thought is much appreciated.
By Ralph L. Norman

Letter: Realities of Obamacare are surfacing, and they're not good

It's going to take a large army of ordinary American citizens to fight for our health rights, and the time is now
By Maurine Meleck

Editorial: How can this be ignored?

The media's conspiracy of silence threatens to ruin journalism itself, and take an ill-informed, apathetic country down with it.
By Augusta Chronicle Editorial Staff
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A matter of record

Dr. Azziz’s handling of his job, and mishandling of the community, is a matter of record – a record that will follow him to any job interview. The black cloud is of his own making.

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