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Young voters need to get angry

Perhaps there’s a sleeping giant out there — an angry sleeping giant.

With the train wreck that is the federal government in operation in recent years, evidenced most recently by  the ObamaCare debacle, there may be some hope to turn the ship of state around.

Younger voters. Read More »

Fall harkens back memories

Fall is in the air up here in Atlanta where I’ve spent the past week with Sara Beth. When I walk between the hospital and the apartment there is either a nip in the air or it is downright frigid.

She was discharged from the hospital portion of her stay and is now in the Pathways day program so we have been able to get out and about in our little corner of Atlanta.

That gives me a chance to appreciate the autumn Read More »

Disgusted at Porter’s opposition

Dear Editor:
As a southerner, born and raised in the State of South Carolina and a direct descendant of Confederate veterans who counts Confederate Brigadier Generals George and Gabriel Rains as family I must express my deep disgust and displeasure with State Representative Elizabeth Porter’s opposition to a Union memorial at the Olustee battlefield.
The United Daughters of the Confederacy notwithstanding, the men who fought and died in that battle on both sides did so in defense of their beliefs whether you and I share those beliefs or not. Read More »

Shielding our water resources

Dear Editor:
A few months ago I was in Tallahassee and Adam Putnam, the Commissioner of Agriculture, spoke on the topic of Florida’s water supply and how important preserving it was to bringing industry and manufacturing, along with preserving agriculture in the state of Florida.
As I listened to his speech I thought about the issue of sand mining  here in Baker County and our water supply. If it was damaged in some way, what that would cost us in the future with a manufacturing company or industry that could possibly  bring us hundreds of jobs in Baker County instead of the six promised. Read More »

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