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Columnist, wordsmith James Kilpatrick dies at 89

WASHINGTON - James J. Kilpatrick, who rose from cub reporter to become one of the South's most prominent newspaper editors and the nation's most widely syndicated political columnist, has died. He was 89.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-08-16/columnist-wordsmith-james-ki
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Clamp down on frivolous lawsuits

...two of your editorial pieces Jan. 30 to be very interesting. Too bad you didn't have them on the same page. James Kilpatrick's column, "Litigants discuss making room for Moses," describes beautifully the sad shape of our judiciary today...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/11/let_442451.shtml
Letters
Rants and raves

...the best that they can. AS A PROFESSIONAL WRITER and a lover of the English language, I implore you to never drop James Kilpatrick's column. He brings great entertainment to me every morning that I find him there within your pages. He expresses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-06-03/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Rants and raves

...on TV, and it's a shame how board members like Mr. Barnes totally disrespect other members like Mr. Scott. JAMES KILPATRICK'S IS a wonderful column, and he reminds us all that we need to mind how we use the English language. BUILDING...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-08-04/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Rants and raves

...didn't pick up my food, either, so I just took mine to the post office. Hopefully they'll do better next year. JAMES KILPATRICK is so boring and he does not belong on The Augusta Chronicle's editorial page. Put him in the Metro section for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-05-29/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Kilpatrick wrong on ordinance issue

James Kilpatrick's Oct. 14 column was really not up to his usual standards. He describes a father's reading of a gutsy section from the Iliad...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/05/op_324267.shtml
Opinion columns
Questions attitude toward `bare breasts'

In James Kilpatrick's Nov. 2 column, he discussed the case of Carreras v. Texas in which a woman was arrested for being topless at a beach festival...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/17/edi_217637.shtml
Editorials
Who-whom rule easy to remember

To make "whom" easier to live with (James Kilpatrick's Nov. 27 column), the key is this: "Who" is always the subject of a verb. Example: "Who is that?" "Who" is the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/30/let_438528.shtml
Letters
Don't deprive yourself of poetry's joys

You might inform word sage James Kilpatrick that in Robert Service's poems, it was Sam McGee who was cremated, while Dan McGrew was shot ("Whatever happened to poems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/01/let_142034.shtml
Letters
Points out misused word in headline

"Why less pregnancies?"! Perhaps it is of concern only to cranky old fogeys like James Kilpatrick and me, who admit to an inordinate love of the English language. Since you do feature Mr. Kilpatrick's language column, I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/03/edi_200890.shtml
Editorials