Opinion

OPINION: Apples and Slots

OPINION: Apples and Slots

| February 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

By Gary Wisenbaker When Satan, as a serpent, the most subtle creature in the Garden of Eden, preyed on man’s desire to enjoy whatever was desired, he used the forbidden fruit of the tree in the middle of the garden as bait. Think of it as a longing for things bright and shiny characterized by […]

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OPINION: Facts Still Matter

OPINION: Facts Still Matter

| February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Rev. Raphael G. Warnock President Donald Trump shared the below message via Twitter during his first full week in office: “I will be asking for a major investigation into VOTER FRAUD, including those registered to vote in two states, those who are illegal and…even, those who registered to vote who are dead (and many for […]

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Trump’s cabinet: No fear of the best

Trump’s cabinet: No fear of the best

| February 6, 2017 | 2 Comments

When men live by trade…it is the best product that wins, the best performance, the man of best judgment and the highest ability…,” so says Francisco D’Anconia of “Atlas Shrugged” fame, Ayn Rand’s 1957 blockbuster. Rand’s iconic classic defined the coming bureaucratic, collectivist state that would put mediocrity over achievement since the latter, who achieved […]

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Opinion – Trump’s cabinet: no fear of the best

Opinion – Trump’s cabinet: no fear of the best

| January 20, 2017 | 1 Comments

“When men live by trade…it is the best product that wins, the best performance, the man of best judgment and the highest ability…,” so says Francisco D’Anconia of “Atlas Shrugged” fame, Ayn Rand’s 1957 blockbuster. Rand’s iconic classic defined the coming bureaucratic, collectivist state that would put mediocrity over achievement since the latter, who achieved […]

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OPINION: Russia: friend or foe, hold it close

OPINION: Russia: friend or foe, hold it close

| January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Column by Gary M. Wisenbaker A recent CBS News Poll finds that just 34 percent of Americans believe not-yet-sworn-in-President-elect Donald Trump will be a “good” or “very good” president. Oh, my. CBS News is part of the same cabal of pollsters, understand, that gave Democrat Hillary Clinton at least a four point national lead and […]

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OPINION: Democratic leadership: a noticeable failure

OPINION: Democratic leadership: a noticeable failure

| December 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Column by Gary M. Wisenbaker “I haven’t noticed it,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) replied when asked if Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), her opponent for re-election to the position, had any significant support. While Pelosi went on to win, she might have paid a little closer attention: her 68% share of votes within her […]

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OPINION: With apologies to the car lobby

OPINION: With apologies to the car lobby

| November 2, 2016 | 1 Comments

Column by Gary M. Wisenbaker   The idiom “there’s more than one way to skin a cat” probably first entered the American lexicon through Seba Smith and his 1854 book “Way down East; or, Portraitures of Yankee Life” wherein he described the world as “a money digging world . . . and, as it is […]

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A few tips from experts for interacting with Alzheimer’s patients

A few tips from experts for interacting with Alzheimer’s patients

| June 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Robert Lambert | Valdosta Today Contributor When a friend or loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, you may not know how to treat them. Here are some tips for navigating around symptoms, so you can enjoy your time together. ●There is no point debating a faulty fact or memory. The person with dementia […]

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Hosko: DOJ owes Bell family more

Hosko: DOJ owes Bell family more

| June 22, 2016 | 3 Comments

By Ron Hosko | President, Law Enforcement Legal Defense Fund Kendrick Johnson’s body was found in a rolled-up gym mat inside Lowndes High School in January 2013. Within months, a GBI medical examiner concluded Kendrick died from “positional asphyxia” – suffocating after becoming trapped inside the mat. Quickly, rumor, race and politics entered the tragedy with suggestions […]

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OPINION: The continued assault on Middle America

OPINION: The continued assault on Middle America

| May 26, 2016 | 3 Comments

Column by Gary M. Wisenbaker Tallahassee, Fla.—While the country’s social engineer-in-chief President Barack Obama issued transgender bathroom orders and threats to the nation’s school districts, his Department of Labor took advantage of the distraction to fundamentally change the dynamics of the American workplace. Up until the DOL issued its new edict governing overtime pay this […]

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