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By   /  May 25, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet     I have lived here most of my life and I am a proud former Westover Patriot. I read Dr. Murfree’s proposal the other day regarding the budget cuts and I am not liking the fact that he wants to cut art and music classes. I am on the board for the Downtown [...]

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By   /  May 12, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

Tweet     Dear Editor, Right now in our community, there are abused and neglected children who live in the shadows of our lives.  She may be the little girl in your son’s kindergarten class who had to move from home and change schools three or four times in the last year.  He may be [...]

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DCSS needs to rethink its ‘whistleblower’ program.

By   /  April 15, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

Tweet     In a meeting years ago, a manager was relating why a costly Federal project had failed.  At the end, he summed it up with, “You don’t undertake a vast project with half-vast ideas”.  Well, the secretary doing the transcribing got the “vast” part correctly in her notes but the “half-vast” became an [...]

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BABIES FOR SALE IN ALBANY GA…I.R.S. IS THE BUYER!

By   /  February 29, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet   I have just been shown the secret to LEGAL BABY SELLING and it’s so easy that any taxpayer can do it. One of my most trusted friends is among the working class poor. My friend has two legitimate jobs and has the many taxes and fees, conveniently withheld from his paycheck, much like [...]

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Home-based agriculture is a right

By   /  January 20, 2012  /  Letter to the editor  /  Comments Off

Tweet     The United States Constitution as well as the Georgia Constitution lists the rights of citizens. Among the rights listed are the right of personal security, personal liberty, and the right of private property. The definition of ‘personal security’ is ‘The legal and uninterrupted enjoyment by a man of his life, his body, [...]

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To chase or not to chase

By   /  November 21, 2011  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet   Over the past week and a half I have heard and read about whether the chase the resulted in the death of one of Albany’s finest was right or wrong.  Then there was the question over wither the people being chased should be charged with murder. As a 23 year veteran of the [...]

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Letter to the Editor

By   /  November 7, 2011  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

Tweet Students of today need to read news with a critical eye. It is vital to enhancg democracy and defeating narrow-mindedness. Students also need an understanding of the world’s economy, politics, social structures and environment in order to make the best decisions about how to live their own lives. From Afghanistan to Iraq, current events [...]

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No Race Riots Here

By   /  October 26, 2011  /  Letter to the editor, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet Not to worry: The recent beating of a white football coach by 30 black people in Georgia was not a race riot. The Associated Press called it an “ambush.” A local TV station said a “fight broke out:” Maybe the coach attacked the mob, instead of the other way around. Whatever. The attack left [...]

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Exorcise Blue Laws Once and for All

By   /  October 21, 2011  /  Letter to the editor, Outlook  /   Comments

Tweet   Any way you look at it, blue laws – which deliberately exist to enforce religious standards – are the end result of politics rather than logic, decency or good government. And any way you look at it, laws that exist because of politics are disgusting. Southern and Midwestern states began passing laws to [...]

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Campaign of Covetousness

By   /  October 5, 2011  /  Letter to the editor  /   Comments

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Tweet “Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that [is] thy neighbour’s.” (Exodus 20:17 KJV) It is now evident that President Obama has laid the foundation for his 2012 re-election campaign. In 2008, [...]

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