June 24, 2015 RSS feed / Opinion

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Up In Smoke

I would like to take this opportunity to let you know how lucky the residents of Colquitt and Miller County are to have the caliber of Law Enforcement and Emergency Services they we have.  During the past week all of us have worked together in a More...

Can Muslims be good Americans?

This is very interesting, and we all need to read it from start to finish and share it with everyone. More...

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Welcome Home, Vietnam

The crowd rose to its feet with a roar as the white buses motored into view. The buses turned left and were gone from sight behind a screen of cedars at the far end of the parade field. All eyes turned to focus on the trees. More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

What did you get for Father's Day?

What did you get for Father's Day?  Now Father's Day doesn't mean quite as much as Mother’s Day. Normally, most of my folks are gone, somewhere. Thisyearisno different. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

IN PRAISE OF NATURE’S ‘UGLINESS’

I’ve long had a soft spot in my heart for some of Mother Nature’s notso pretty creatures. That comes natural to me, I guess. Being no oil painting myself, I understand better than most that ugly things need love, too. More...

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Cutting Corners

When does it begin, this business of cutting corners? My first recollection was in fourth grade. I had scribbled the math answers in the textbook before the oral exam. Things got ugly afterwards. More...

Supreme Court fails victims again

The Supreme Court has a very mixed track record when it comes to protecting women. As a domestic violence advocate, criminologist, and activist for a decade, I am deeply concerned that the U.S, still fails to prioritize women’s safety. More...

Guns kill-Spoons fatten

Today I swung my front door wide open and placed my Remington 30.06 right in my doorway.  I left six shells beside it, then left it alone and went about my business.  While I was gone, the mailman delivered my mail, the neighbor boy across More...