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Scans news, cites '90s `nonsense'

...grow. Those claiming to represent the downtrodden insist that the Clinton White House fight California's Proposition 209 that bans discrimination. Is there anything more absurd? All from one day's news. Woe is us! Bill Dekle, Millen
Grasp the point of the Bill of Rights

...stealing authority from the people? Are we now controlled by the enemy? Somebody has got to do some battling or we'll all lose our freedom. Let your senators, representatives and Obama know that we see through them. Bill Dekle, Millen
Claims poll unfair

Is it fair to omit an obvious option in your telephone poll questions? You give the options of, e.g., President Bill Clinton resigning, not resigning, etc. But nowhere can I find the option of the rope. Bill Dekle, Millen
Opinion columns
Who among us is left to punish treason?

...power. The Declaration of Independence does give us a clue, by saying we have the right to throw off tyranny. Our Founding Fathers pulled it off. Alas, it appears today's government-fed hordes don't have the moxie. Bill Dekle Millen
Give Congress earful on health care

...kill Obama's bill before he completely takes over our personal lives. Call your congressmen and scream bloody murder. The only thing that can wake up a politician is fear -- the fear of losing his office. Tell 'em! Bill Dekle, Millen
Roy Rogers sang Christmas songs too

...stuff, too. Just not as good as Gene.And if you want to vote on best Christmas song, e-mail me your thoughts.Bill Dekle and Pat Harmon already have. SPEAKING OF YOUTUBE: My latest Kirby's Augusta history video is about our town's founder...
Kirby: Holiday spirit never makes it to the roads

...Sadly, the local music stations rarely play it!""One of the more moving and poignant Christmas songs," wrote Bill Dekle, "is one written about a lonely U.S. soldier sitting alone at an outpost in Europe during WWII ? I'll Be Home...
Downtown plan brings out the architect in all of us

...the architecture of I.M. Pei in downtown Augusta, particularly his sunken parking bays, brought quick response. Bill Dekle in Millen writes: "Send one person to Mount Airy, N.C., and see how they've handled their downtown parking...
Bill Kirby
Use caution with cures for cold

...warning: Some sound dangerous and a surprising number of them involve alcohol. (Consult your physician.)For example, Bill Dekle, of Millen, Ga., writes: "We old diabetics can't touch it, but one pretty good cold remedy is hot tea and rum...
Is your band on a roll?

...almost as vociferously. Others lamented the omission of Journey, The Cars or Pantera. "For some reason," wrote Bill Dekle, of Millen, Ga., "your list of 'best' bands includes almost no good bands - just famous noise makers." A couple...