Obama: Gas us with no fear of nukes

If any nation wants to attack the United States with chemical, biological or electromagnetic pulse weapons, it need not fear nuclear retaliation as long as it has no nuclear weapons and abides by the Non-Proliferation Treaty, Obama has announced. So, as New Yorkers are coughing their lungs out from mustard gas or dying in the […]

Teachers: Holocaust butterflies a symbol

This is our one-time response to the Rising Starr Middle School parent who wrote in on March 31. Hopefully, it will clarify any misconceptions about the Holocaust butterfly assignment. Georgia Performance Standards mandate the teaching of the Holocaust. 1.6 million children were killed by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust. The sheer number of children […]

Saving money and lives

Budget overruns, furloughs, lay-offs, the terrible strain of the past few years’ financial crisis – those of us who are not directly affected still find ourselves paying higher gas prices and trying to spend less at the supermarket. Prescription drugs are so expensive we sometimes cheat and skip a day or so, taking the ones […]

Peachtree City UPDATES – April 12

I apologize for missing last week, but here are some of the issues and activities in PTC this week: Where’s Nessie, the Glenloch Village Sign? If you’ve driven past the intersection of Peachtree Parkway and Highway 54, you may have noticed that the Glenloch Village sign has been dismantled. Following the DOT’s installation of the […]

The Rocky Balboa of college basketball

This was the year I became a Butler University basketball fan. For me to become a fan of a non-Southern college sports team is quite out of character. I was born and raised some 90 miles northeast of the University of Tennessee, and it is said that on a clear day during football season, you […]