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For almost 28 years now I have prayed that Jamie Leigh Huckaby would grow up to be intelligent, well-rounded and happy. Those prayers have been answered many times over.
On the day I visit the Anne Frank House, which is actually the family’s hiding place atop Anne’s father’s business, the wait to get in is as long as three hours. Such is the attraction of this historic site, 53 years after it was opened to the public.
It matters little who dislikes me along my solitary walk with defeat in opposition to waste and abuse. No one will love any of us when the money’s gone.
Throughout my childhood, Good Friday was always the day upon which my daddy would pronounce it safe to plant anything that anyone intended to plant in the North Georgia Piedmont.
In the long run, no matter what happens in the election, I’m more convinced than ever that the Affordable Care Act will be seen as landmark legislation.
Georgia taxpayers should gain new insight into the schools they fund as 2013-14 annual scorecards appear in May.
I remember the very first time I ever set eyes on Terri Hubbard Cooper. How many people can we say that about in our lives?
President Obama’s nominee to replace Sebelius, budget director Sylvia Burwell, might turn out to be better at fixing websites, but she doesn’t have the power to fix Obamacare. No one does because it is based on a weak foundation and the notion that government can do anything.
Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. The petition arrived the day before publication of my column, which consisted of precisely that heresy.
I don’t know what it is about these two weeks in April, but I know that they have always led to significant drama in the history of this great country. Some of the most memorable events in the fabric that makes up the tapestry that is the United States of America have occurred on or around the particular dates we are navigating this week or will navigate next.
Apparently Democrats don’t have a monopoly on (presumably) well-intentioned measures that actually do long-lasting harm (see: War on Poverty, Obamacare).
This was not the way Republican leaders had planned to observe Equal Pay Day.
Are Russia and China licking their chops at the prospect of the United States considering transfer of stewardship of the Internet to the international community?
Remember the television word game, Password? I bet it has been a long time since you’ve thought about that one. I believe the way it worked was that people played in teams and one partner would give clues to try and help the other partner guess the word at hand.
Most businesses conduct audits or internal reviews to make sure they are operating efficiently. Not the federal government.
Good education numbers translate into promising intellectual capital, increased capacity for high dollar industry, and expanded opportunity for all.
When I was a high school student, way back in the previous century, Fridays were special. In the fall there were football games, which meant that the players on the football team wore their jerseys to school but, more importantly, the cheerleaders wore their uniforms. Short skirts — very short skirts — were the order of the day.
Let’s fight to give our twice-elected leader the power to improve our nation.
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- DARRELL HUCKABY: Some folks are just discovering the wisdom of the ages
- JEFF MEADORS: New school scorecards coming in May
- DARRELL HUCKABY: For some questions, there are no answers
- THOMAS: Sebelius is the definition of a scapegoat
- KRAUTHAMMER: Thought police on patrol
- DARRELL HUCKABY: Two weeks in April change the course of history
- ROB JENKINS: Teacher evaluations and the law of unintended consequences
- MILBANK: Republicans kiss votes from women goodbye
- JACK SIMPSON: Relinquishing Internet control not a sign of strength
- DARRELL HUCKABY: Password takes on whole new meaning in the modern world