The president’s demeanor is worrying a lot of people. From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached. When he does interrupt his endless rounds of golf, fundraising and photo ops, it’s for some affectless, mechanical, almost forced public statement.
I never dreamed that the day would actually come when someone asked me, “What do you do for a living?” and I could answer, “Travel the world.”
While out on the campaign trail fundraising, our president recently went to Colorado for a beer and some pool, after which he headed for Texas. But, he did not head to the border where Gov. Rick Perry says the surge of arriving children from Central America is “a humanitarian crisis.”
We have just passed the 150th anniversary of the Battle for Atlanta, which occurred during the recent unpleasantness between the North and the South.
I support Israel. I abhor Hamas. But unleashing such devastating firepower on a tiny, densely crowded enclave in which civilians are trapped — and thus destined to become casualties— is wrong by any reasonable moral standard.
As students head back to school, Rockdale Career Academy ratchets up workforce development with a new partnership aimed at graduating firefighters eligible for local employment.
I was sitting on the front porch the other day and made the comment, “It smells like summer.”
I have been honored to serve as mayor of Newborn over the last four months, and I was blessed to know our former Mayor Roger Sheridan.
There is no moral equivalency between Israel and those who wish to destroy the Jewish state. None. Stopping aid to terrorists would be the best policy option.
We live in a dangerous world that is growing more and more dangerous by the minute.
In the run-up to the World Cup, and during the first two weeks of the tournament itself, all we heard was how crazy Americans were about soccer — finally.
What brings success to people is not what is given them, but what comes from inside them as they get more and better education and earn their way through developed skills and experience in business.
Not a single person, citizen, taxpayer, landowner who spoke or asked questions during the meeting 2050 Plan meeting Monday night sounded positive in any way, shape, form or fashion about any part of this proposal.
I had been expecting the message for almost two years now. I still cried when it came.
July 4th is my birthday and this year I cherished the 90 years I have lived upon this earth!
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