Clearly, the Trump-Kim nuclear-weapons summit had all the elements to make it historic, must-see TV. What is unknown, despite the blizzard of post-summit coverage, criticism and speculation, is exactly what the event might actually mean, if anything.
Can Bourdain’s death generate a conversation about alcoholism The author didn’t know Anthony Bourdain, but felt like she did in one small important way: In him, she saw an alcoholic with a front-stage vigorous attempt to do it successfully.
Readers submit letters to the editor of The Telegraph in Macon, Georgia, for Sunday, June 17, 2018. Topics include Macon-Bibb County finances, an affordable housing project in Centerville, red light cameras and North Korea.
If voters are truly frustrated with how their local government is managing corporate finances, they might want to keep those frustrations in mind the next time local elections are held. Robert Reichert has been mayor (first of Macon, then of the consolidated government) since 2007. Many of the same faces have populated the city council/county commission for a long period of time as well. Maybe some concerned citizens who have a background in management and finance should consider providing voters with some fresh options at the ballot box during the next election cycle.
Kim Jong Un just got one of the most coveted invitations for any foreign leader — a White House visit. That would make Kim the latest in a string of despots and dictators who over the years get to pose for an Oval Office grip and grin.
Readers write letters to the editor of The Telegraph in Macon, Georgia, published June 10, 2018. Topics include: classroom discipline, low-income housing, Macon-Bibb County, GA, finances and the budget, and Southern Baptists.
Election day in America reinforces our democratic values and reminds us that power resides in the hands of the people. In too many nations, however, the electoral process and democratic institutions are fractured and failing.
The Supreme Court determined that government bureaucrats can hate religious people all they want, but they need to keep their mouths shut when they discriminate against the faithful. Nonetheless, a win is a win and Jack Phillips’ Masterpiece Cake Shop won.
I apologize for being so sick of apologies. No, I take that back. What is this with apologies these days? Apologies have been a running story and meme, an actual industry covered ad nauseum by cable channels, as if they’re important.
As an abortion clinic prepares to open in Macon, Georgia, women and mothers should consider adoption instead, says Stephen Story, executive director of Covenant Care Adoptions. He addresses myths about adoption.
Letters to the editor of The Telegraph in Macon, Georgia, for Sunday, June 3, 2018, include a call for a grand jury investigation into Macon-Bibb County finances and notice that the T-SPLOST is not dead.
Suddenly, we here in Middle Georgia are on the verge of becoming a flashpoint on the issue that has divided this nation for decades. If you do call up your local public servants to ask them to fight the opening of this clinic, you might also want to mention that they’d best tighten up their spending habits as well, because there’s a good chance that the already cash-strapped Macon-Bibb government would have to defend its actions in court.
As the media war with the president heated up, reporters bungled several major news stories by combining separate, distinct stories, into one. The combination had much to do with playing gotcha against President Trump.