Believe it or not, but I’ve never been one to get all wrapped up in the college football recruiting wars, at least not since Lewis Grizzard reported that Herschel Walker was going to forgo college football and take a job at Clyde’s Filling Station in Wrightsville.
Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is yet another victim of the war on drugs. Prohibition is not working. It is time to try something new.
Republicans may yet rescue the Democrats, while demoralizing their own supporters and utterly failing the country.
The third week of the legislative session saw the House turn, at least partially, to non-appropriations committee work. Work on the fiscal 2015 budget will be ongoing, but at a more measured pace.
While NCES data indicate overall satisfaction with the job of teaching classroom teachers report the following problems as serious ones: routine duties and paperwork interference with teaching, low salary, low administrative support, and inconsistent enforcement of school rules.
My daddy used to tell a story about the first time he drove a car with an air-conditioner. It wasn’t his, by the way. It was up in September — a hot sultry day — and he stopped and offered a lift to an old farmer who was walking to town. After a few minutes the farmer asked Daddy to stop and let him out.
If Republicans fail to come up with a workable immigration plan, they will simultaneously help Democrats who rely on the Hispanic vote and lose Republican votes. As Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz told Breitbart News, they could also fail to achieve their major goal for 2014: winning a Senate majority.
American humorist Will Rogers once said, “I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.” Ol’ Will would have loved the Georgia Legislature. They are the gift that keeps on giving.
Among the startling revelations that President Obama shared in last week’s State of the Union address was this gem: Some people make more money than others.
If you are a regular reader of this column you are aware that I devote a lot of time and energy to maintaining my Southerness. It’s not an easy thing in today’s society.
Life is full of simple pleasures. The older I get, the more of them I like to experience.
The day will come, I predict, when world leaders are willing, even desperate, to curb greenhouse gases. But by then, I’m beginning to fear, it will probably be too late.
Jay Leno will leave “Tonight” number one in total audience ratings and number one with the coveted younger demographic. He is living proof that sometimes — not often, but on occasion — nice guys can finish first.
During the second week of the legislative session, the House focused its efforts on budget work as part of the emphasis on an expedited session.
It’s an educated twist on Ben Franklin’s “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”
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