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From zero to conservative in 10 steps

...dinghies. 9.) Real clear politics It is fall 1989. I am a high school senior in Dan Zwiener's fifth-period American Government class. He is explaining the electoral difference between democratic and totalitairan nations. "Now, in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-06-01/zero-conse
The system works

...the legislative body's role diminished so and its work product treated with such disregard and disdain.The American government is designed beautifully to frustrate its top managers. It's intended to be somewhat plodding ? some would say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-29/system-works
Somber nation marks 50th anniversary of JFK death

...Irish-American to become leader of the free world.Together with Irish Foreign Minister Eamon Gilmore and embassy staff, they observed a moment of silence and laid wreaths from the Irish and American governments in JFK's memory.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-23/somber-nation-marks-50th-anniversar
Worried About Economic Collapse and Your Retirement? Here's Some Food for Thought

...losing our piece:"Hyperinflation is really, really, really unlikely to occur in America. We can talk about how American government is gridlocked and Congress is robbing future generations by accumulating massive debts, but the fact remains that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2013-08-29/worried-a
Program gives second chance to failing students

...bused to Cross Creek around 11 a.m., where they eat lunch and finish their day with math, world geography or American government, and one Career Technical and Agricultural Education course.Executive Director of High Schools Lynn Warr said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-09-28/program-gives-second-chan
This is about human rights

...turn itself on you,'" he told a recent guest. "But, actually, this is vaguely tyrannical behavior by the American government. I think what the IRS did is bordering on tyrannical behavior. I think what the Department of Justice has done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-05-25/about-human-rights
The buck hasn't stopped yet

...Constitution is being trampled on?So, three ongoing scandals have engulfed the Obama administration. My faith in the American government is next to zero.So who is at fault? Someone in the State Department, IRS or White House is to blame. There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-06-04/buck-hasnt-stopped-yet
The 2012 election is big -- but not for the reasons you might think

...this falsehood and have made it difficult for government to function. This rather sinister characterization of American government is just short of treason. As long as people believe this, no form of government will please them. The next four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2012-11-04/2012-election-bi
Rants & Raves

...to me and others and save the cost of the paper, return envelope, printing, postage and handling?A RAVE FOR AMERICAN government. It is working exactly as the founding fathers envisioned. Congress fighting to try to work out a deal among...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-08-08/rants-raves
Remembering 9/11: 'You will always be my hero'

...from attack," an untold amount of lives and denied al-Qaida the symbolic victory of "smashing the center of American government," Clinton said.They were "ordinary people given no time at all to decide and they did the right thing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-09-11/names-911-attack-victims-ech