The promises of Macon-Bibb County’s consolidation haven’t been met. The commission can’t fix it by the usual small steps or greater taxes. What’s needed is a new, dramatic and imaginative approach to government and public life.
Readers of The Telegraph newspaper in Macon, Georgia, write letters to the editor, published on Sunday, July 15, 2018. Topics include: Macon-Bibb County’s budget woes, left-wing hypocrisy, Casey Cagle and Navicent Health.
When it comes to the Macon-Bibb County, Georgia, budget crisis, everyone has an opinion on how it should be resolved. Cutting taxes and running up debt is not the answer, and caution to anyone who runs for public office.
President Trump's choice of Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court will have legal-abortion supporters and other left-wingers on the Democrats side pulling out all the stops in Congress for confirmation hearings
Every U.S. president for the past quarter-century has thought he could improve relations with Russia. Now comes Putin’s first formal summit meeting with President Trump next week in Finland. What should we to expect and worry about?
Readers of The Telegraph newspaper in Macon, Georgia, write letters to the editor, published on Sunday, July 8, 2018. Topics include: abortion, Donald Trump, radical Muslims and Macon-Bibb County’s budget woes.
Harsh rhetoric, humiliation, and disdain both for true patriots and America’s partners alone will not revive the American Century, but can singularly work to divide our nation, destroy our reputation, and dissipate our global leadership.
The “J-STARS Recapitalization” program that will be based at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is critical to our nation’s defense, Rep. Austin Scott says, and the Air Force is wrong in considering canceling it.
One of the more serious problems with America’s current fixation on instant gratification is its indulgence in instant outrage. Most Americans weren’t born by 1969, so, they think today’s civic rudeness is unprecedented. It’s not.
Readers of The Telegraph newspaper in Macon, Georgia, write letters to the editor, published on Sunday, July 1, 2018. Topics include: A proposed abortion clinic, property valuations, brew pub business license fees and President Trump.
Dave Barry: Five newspaper people were killed yesterday at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland. I met one of the victims, Rob Hiaasen, a few times; he was the brother of my close friend Carl. My heart aches for his family, for all the families.
Immigrants who are in the country illegally have been cast (often with misleading or completely fabricated supporting data) as mostly an invading force of dangerous criminals by our current president, and a solid majority of white folks who identify as evangelical Christians enthusiastically support both his “zero tolerance” border policies and (it logically follows) his antagonistic narrative about the low character of the people those policies affect. Fear-based appeals to racial animosity have long found a willing audience among white evangelicals.