Tag Archives: Opinion

I Told You So. Many, Many Times.

“When the volatile political bedfellows of money and religion discover the honeymoon is over, the break-up will affect all of us.” I wrote this in my column following George Bush’s, Dick Cheney’s, and Karl Rove’s victory in 2004. Well, I … Continue reading

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Old Enough To Know Better — Too Young To Remember

My sisters are proud today. Why? Because many of us won elections yesterday. The victors are county commissioners, city council members, state legislators, U.S. representatives, mayors, and governors. Not to mention the fact that our daughters can become doctors, lawyers, superintendents … Continue reading

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“Time Was…” And, Your Point Is?

Preface a statement in a debate with, “Time was…” and you lose me  — immediately. Why? Because “time was” usually comes before a comment that has little or no bearing on the present. Consider these “time was-es:” Time was when UGA coeds … Continue reading

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Stop Before Judging. Think Before Speaking.

It has been a struggle to put my feelings into words. For over two weeks, I have wanted to lash out at what I see as the opposition, condemn their actions, decry their ignorance, and shake my fist at their prejudice … Continue reading

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The Violence Breaks My Heart

The violence breaks my heart. Boys treat girls like garbage. Playmates plot to kill a friend after a sleepover. Assailants target children  going to buy ice cream. And these are just the headlines from this morning. What the hell are we doing in … Continue reading

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Monday Morning One-Liners

1. We do not choose our DNA. 2. Our social budget has a surplus of deceit and a deficit of honesty. 3. If children do not show positive behavior but are still rewarded with whatever they desire, guess what? 4. … Continue reading

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Call This Duck A Duck

“When the volatile political bedfellows of money and religion discover the honeymoon is over, the break-up will affect all of us. When this relationship runs its course – and it will – tolerance, optimism, and vision will put the pieces … Continue reading

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