February 6, 2008 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Things change for good or bad

By the time most of you read this, you will have already voted in the Presidential Primaries, and I congratulate you for making a choice, as poor as most of the candidates were. More...

Under the Golden Dome

Members of a Joint House and Senate Appropriation Committee heard from department and agency heads this week on their spending priorities in the Governor's proposed budget. This is traditionally done the week of the Dr. More...

Ebony Dots & Dashes

I had a good long talk with a good friend, Ms. Wendell Howard of Macon, last week. She is a retired home economics teacher from Miller County schools. She stays in contact with her Miller County friends by the Miller County Liberal. More...

Jose andCarlos

Jose and Carlos are panhandling at the freeway off ramp. Jose drives a Mercedes, lives in a mortgage free house and has a lot of money to spend. Carlos only brings in 2 to 3 dollars a day. bring home a suitcase full of $10 bills every day. More...

••••Dirt roads••••

What's mainly wrong with society today is that too many Dirt Roads have been paved. More...

Sometimes the wrong questions are asked

Upon arriving home, a husband was met at the door by his sobbing wife. Tearfully she explained, it's the druggist. He insulted me terribly this morning on the phone. I had to call multiple times before he would even answer the phone. More...

As You See It

Does anyone at the road department know how to scrape dirt roads? I have a mountain to go over before I can get in my drive. The Chamber Volunteer of the Year Award was given to no one more deserving than the one who received it, Martiele Pickle. More...

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We will not abandon you

The lack of support shown by national lawmakers to give troops the support needed to achieve their mission has become egregious. Americans wag at political assertions of troop support as the mission is obstructed. More...

Age is a funny thing

Do you realize that the only time in our lives when we like to get old is when we're kids? If you're less than 10 years old, you're so excited about aging that you think in fractions. More...

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Are you a Democrat, a Republican, or a Southerner?

Here is a little test that will help you decide. The answer can be found by posing the following question: You're walking down a deserted street with your wife and two small children. More...

•••IRS •••

President Clinton says he looks forward to the day a citizen can call the IRS and get the right answer to a question. Jay Leno says, "I look forward to the day I can call the IRS and get a voice that says, 'Sorry, that number has been disconnected. More...

birthdays and calendar of events

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6 Birthdays: Regina Johnson, Penny Atkinson, Gladys Cox, Willie Butts, Mike Daniels, Gordon Roberts, Melissa Roberts Joiner, Stacy Phillips, April Bush, Aaron Burr (1756), Ronald Reagan (1911); Anniversaries: More...