February 14, 2018 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Blue Light Special and Happy Birthday/Valentine’s

Ever been a Blue-light Special? Last Wednesday, my first wife and "ye scribe" travelled to Tallahassee, Florida, to a doctor's appointment. That has gotten to be our outing as we age. This time was no exception. More...

••••The New Reality••••

I used to think I was just a regular guy, but . . . I was born white, which now, whether I like it or not, makes me a racist. I am a fiscal and moral conservative, which by today's standards, makes me a fascist. More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

To Luther, From Bob

My Dear Friend Luther,   More...

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VA Celebrates National Salute to Veteran Patients Feb. 11-17

Dear Editor: This Valentine’s Day, many Veterans who fought to preserve our freedoms will be hospitalized, receiving the medical care they earned, but separated from the homes and communities they defended. More...

Under the Gold Dome

The House kicked off the fifth week of the 2018 legislative session on Monday, February 5. More...

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A Cry in the Wilderness

The Democratic Party I see today is very different from the one only two short decades ago.  Instead of seeking support from the center of the political spectrum, it has moved ever leftward, embracing positions that leave millions of Americans f More...

THE WEEKLY POST

Let’s Have Lunch Soon

Stealthy exits keep social intercourses friendly. This is a good one.  **********  On the whole most of us follow the “do unto others” theme in matters of social decorum. More...

Life-Changing Experience

My dad took my brother, Wendell, and Smoky Cleveland to Douglas to attend college. We were riding in our 1951 Ford with overdrive. We left them there and drove back to good old Colquitt. More...

Under the Gold Dome

Senate District 11

Last week, we neared the halfway mark for the session, as we completed legislative day 18. During the week, we were busy with Appropriations Subcommittee and standing committee meetings. We also passed 11 bills on the Senate Floor. More...