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Readers Write: July 27

12:33 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016

U.S. must not abandon Iran dealOne year ago, Iran and the United States announced that they had accomplished a historic diplomatic victory. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, more commonly known as the Iran deal, definitively blocked every potential Iranian pathway to a bomb, put inspectors on the ground with ...
Readers Write: July 26

2:04 p.m. Monday, July 25, 2016

Hard work is not enough these daysI was born in the early ’50s. My father was a fireman and my mother worked in several places, ultimately retiring from the phone company. My father usually had a second job. They worked too much, but while we lived an unglamorous life in ...
Readers Write: July 25

12:00 a.m. Sunday, July 24, 2016

Citizens have most influence locallyDavid Brooks’ observations in (“Are we on road to national ruin? Trust in local leaders,” Opinion, July 15), amplify my thinking which dates back to animated discussions in high school American History class over 50 years ago. We students shared our concerns about the most effective ...
Readers Write: July 24

12:00 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016

GOP ignores voters at their perilListening to the voters back home has become a lost art for many Republicans whenever they gather at the State House. They continue to ignore, marginalize and sell out the very people who placed them in power. Conservative Christians in Georgia make up approximately 65 ...
Readers Write: July 22

2:40 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016

France attack is latest in our world warEight years after we elected the president who was going to “heal the nation” and bring us “hope and change,” little has changed that isn’t for the worse. The most recent attack is especially poignant since it occurred to our oldest ally, France, ...
Readers Write: July 21

2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Atlanta needs a no-smoking lawSince the 1960s, we have known that smoking is harmful to those who smoke. It also takes a financial toll on the economy, with $170 billion spent in direct medical care to smokers. And the cost to non-smokers? We are exposed to dangerous secondhand smoke in ...
Readers Write: July 20

2:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Respect for unborn life needed for peaceAll lives matter. Black lives matter. Blue lives matter. Recently, I was driving my daughter on Lenox Road when we chanced upon a Black Lives Matter protest. It was alarming at first, a large crowd at an unusual spot, but it was a peaceful ...
Readers Write: July 19

2:00 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2016

BLM is necessary in the U.S.I cannot bring myself to utter the “All Lives Matter” cliché because it simply is not true. All lives should matter but they clearly don’t, and in our country black lives matter least of all. The Black Lives Matter movement is totally necessary and does ...
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