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Readers Write: Oct. 26

2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016

Column fuels barriers for ‘returning citizens’As the mother of a future “ex-con,” I am saddened by this Thomas Sowell’s column (“ ‘Banning box’ on criminal records is harmful plot,” Opinion, Oct 19). My son is currently incarcerated in Georgia and when he gets out, he will be a convicted felon. ...
Readers Write: Oct. 25

2:00 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, 2016

U.S. losing standing on world stageIt is very disconcerting that after eight years of Obama’s foreign policy, we have completely been jettisoned by Middle Eastern countries such as Iran and Syria and replaced by Russia, which is now considered the pre-eminent power in that region. In addition, China’s sphere of ...
Readers Write: Oct. 24

12:00 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016

Another reservoir would help in dry timesAgain, metro Atlanta is in the grip of a drought. Haralson County is now in a water crises. As much as Florida and Alabama complain, the Lanier reservoir keeps the flow at a reasonable rate even with the rain shortage. It would be much ...
Readers Write: Oct. 23

12:00 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

Trump outrage has nothing to do with vulgarityA writer (“Hypocrites decry vulgar remarks,” Readers Write, Oct. 14) states that “there is not a man alive that has not made a vulgar remark in private conversation about a woman at some point in his life.” The conclusion is that taking Trump ...
Readers Write: Oct. 21

2:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016

First Lady a sanctimonious hypocriteYou’re absolutely right, Michelle Obama. Trump’s behavior cannot be ignored. And neither can your sanctimonious hypocrisy. You have welcomed into the White House entertainers whose depraved behavior and lyrics have degraded and demeaned women for decades. You have honored them in the eyes of your own ...
Readers Write: Oct. 20

2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016

DeKalb gov’t needs complete changeThere was a time in the not too distant past when DeKalb County government was a role model for other counties in Georgia, as well as those in other states. Over the past several administrations that certainly has changed. Due to unqualified, inept and at times ...
Readers Write: Oct. 19

2:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

Clinton most qualified to ever run for officeI understand that some Georgians do not like Hillary Clinton. I am not one of them. I have admired and supported her for 30 years. I think she is a very intelligent, gracious, good, accomplished and highly competent individual. I agree with President ...
Readers Write: Oct. 18

2:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Ga. Power pulls through for StatesboroStatesboro and Bulloch County, as well as our neighbors on the coast to our east and southeast, were devastated by Hurricane Matthew. From thousands of downed trees and power lines to localized flooding, this has proven to be a life event for southeastern Georgia, and ...
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