January 8, 2014 RSS feed / Opinion

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TALK TO THE MAYOR

Happy New Year to everyone! I hope 2014 finds everyone in good health and good spirits. Now 2013 wasn’t my worst year ever, but it wasn’t my best one either. One of my New Year’s resolutions is to be timelier getting my columns in. More...

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THE WEAKLY POST

Happy New Year!

It’s 2014. The dead Christmas tree is recycled, the holiday decorations are moth-balled, and Handel and his Messiah are tucked in. Everything moves on.  More...

Obamacare Ain't Affordable

Obamacare, what's in it !  YOUR GOVERNMENT AT WORK!!  Jim Meier OSP project engineer, 678-576-0052, cell, 346 Clinton Ave., Spring City,Tennessee 37381, or 369 Horizon Dr. N. Fort Myers, Fl. More...

In a gunfight-the most important rule

Some words to the wise. Shooting Advice from various concealed carry instructors. If you own a gun, you will appreciate this. If not, you should get one and learn how to use it:  A. Guns have only two enemies rust and politicians.  B. More...

Aging a one/two way street

A distraught senior citizen phoned her doctor’s office.  ‘Is it true,’ she wanted to know, ‘that the medication you prescribed has to be taken for the rest of my life?’  ‘Yes, I’m afraid so,’ More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Who would have thought it?

Most of us had a great Christmas season. More...

Home Country

We all know that someone will find Jenkins's cabin. Someday. Oh, it's up there in those hills somewhere. We all know that.  It's become a friendly object of conjecture and speculation. No one living has seen it, as far as we know. More...

Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Burger!

In a recent interview with Barbara Walters, film star Jennifer Lawrence denounced the way we are taught that to make fun of someone is funny. More...

Closed sessions cannot rule over First Amendment

ATLANTA — GPA General Council David Hudson, elected officials are free to speak about what goes on in closed or executive sessions, according to a leading authority on the Georgia Open Meetings Act.  More...

Great court comeback

If you ever testify in court, you might wish you could have been as sharp as this policeman.  He was being cross-examined by a defense attorney during a felony trial. More...

Quotes to brighten your New Year

• Sometimes, when I look at my children, I say to myself ~~"Lillian, you should have remained a virgin."  -- Lillian Carter (mother of Jimmy Carter)  •I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. More...

*Noteworthy* Accomplishments

During the 3-1/2 years of World War II that started with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941 and ended with the Surrender of Germany and Japan in 1945, the U.S. More...