September 12, 2007 RSS feed / Editorials

Other Voices

Characters for president

A lot has been said this week about TNT's decision to continue showing the episodes of "Law & Order" that feature a character played by actor Fred Thompson, who now says he's running for president. More...

Political Cartoon

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The day the music died, again

Redemption may be right around the corner for resigned Senator Larry Craig (R-Utah), but he'd better not seek any sympathy from me. More...

Other Voices

Deception alive and well on Capitol Hill

The final version of the widely celebrated ethics bill, passed by overwhelming margins in both House and Senate a month ago, finally and quietly made its way last week from Capitol Hill to the White House. More...

Mumbles

Six years later, just remember

It's Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, 2001. Before the day is out it becomes a day that will live in infamy; over 3,000 people in the twin towers in New York City, at the Pentagon and in a remote Pennsylvania field lose their lives. More...

All That's Fit to Print

Leeches near and far

One of my favorite movies has always been "The African Queen." I'm not even sure what the whole plot is because I only watch it for the leeches. More...

A tribute to a great nurse

LETTERS

Daisy Grier Fleming was one of the best nurses the city of Blakely ever had the privilege of knowing. Dr. S. P. Holland saw her potential when she worked for him as a nurse's aide. He encouraged Daisy to go to nursing school. More...

Shipp's Georgia

The incredible shrinking donkey

If Sen. Larry Craig wiggled out of his guilty plea for trolling for male sex partners in a public toilet and somehow wound up on the GOP presidential ticket, what would happen? For starters, the South, including Georgia, would support the ticket. More...