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Numbers, apparently, do lie.

President Obama has not been particularly engaged in Iraq. He concluded that he is so likable that people in the media heap massive kudos on him for anything he does. Why shouldn't terrorists?

  • Sept. 19th, 2014  |
  • By By Ron Hart
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Jim and Mary B. Lynch had a problem: How to fit a houseful of belongings into a modest, two-bedroom apartment.

It's easy to forget that Obamacare's actual name is the "Affordable Care Act." The law's authors used the word "affordable" because they promised it would lower the average family's premiums by up to $2,500 a year.

  • Sept. 18th, 2014  |
  • By By Andrew Ogles
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Varney: History repeats — and sometimes rewrites — itself

Chickamauga battle anniversary offers new learning opportunity

There is an old saying: "Those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it." Lately someone added "Those who do study history are doomed to stand by while some other idiot repeats it."

  • Sept. 18th, 2014  |
  • By By Frank Varney
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Someone wrote in, angry and ready to call it quits.

Let’s stop calling it the Ray Rice video.

Like most small businesses, mine started with an idea. People are at work for hours, every day. Their car sits in a parking lot for hours, every day. Wouldn’t it be convenient if those people did not have to spend precious weekend time getting their oil changed or if businesses no longer had to dedicate staff time to get their oil changes for their company vehicles or fleet?

  • Sept. 15th, 2014  |
  • By James Chapman
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A few years back, I read a compelling argument that without the judgment of God that declares specific acts, behaviors and thoughts to be wrong, he, in turn, cannot declare that which is right, good, decent and blessed.

  • Sept. 15th, 2014  |
  • By By Robin Smith
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In a few days, top elected leaders will meet with Moccasin Bend park friends and others to talk about the city's and county's announced abandonment of a plan to close the 33-acre police firing range and give the land to the National Park Service.

Only 25 percent of American voters think the United States is heading in the right direction, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll last month. Meanwhile, only 14 percent of us approve of the job being done by Congress, says Gallup.

Today's column is for the desperate: the folks willing to drive 300 miles through the dead of night just to get a tooth pulled.

Efforts to save Moccasin Bend have never moved in a straight line.

  • Sept. 14th, 2014  |
  • By By Mickey Robbins
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Amid the run-up to the midterm elections, football has begun in earnest.

  • Sept. 12th, 2014  |
  • By By Ron Hart
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Andrew Stone, of Tunnel Hill, Ga., has some advice for anyone preparing for doomsday: Hoard toilet paper.

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