Should America's war on poverty be abandoned and a real war begun?

...disappointing news ? even though we gained an impressive overall increase in average living standards.In 1964 President Lyndon Johnson launched his "War on Poverty." But unfortunately our political process provides that to reach one person in need...

Augusta's grip on LBJ apparently hurt

...his hand?That is a small mystery about President Lyndon Johnson's Oct. 26, 1964, visit to Augusta.Sometime...Oct. 24 and Oct. 27."So we might speculate that Lyndon Johnson, one of the physically largest presidents in American...

LBJ's unfortunate Augusta visit

President Lyndon Johnson had every reason to feel confident...easily trounce the Arizona Republican.Lyndon Johnson, however, would not carry Richmond...Richmond County nor Georgia voted in the Lyndon Johnson national majority. Goldwater took...

What would ancestor think of today's America?

...in the beginning. So it shall always be, while God is willing, and we are strong enough to keep the faith.? Lyndon Johnson Vachel Hinton, my great-great-great-great-grandfather, died on this date 190 years ago.He was buried on...

Enough to make you sick

...solve the problem of caring for America's most indigent and helpless.But the safety net envisioned by President Lyndon Johnson's administration quickly devolved ? thanks to exploitative politicians, lobbyists and lawyers ? into a no-cost...

Public broadcasting wars

Ever since its inception in 1967 under the Lyndon Johnson administration, conservative critics have correctly...off as a "distinguished journalist," Moyers was Lyndon Johnson's hatchet-man who earned his hard-left stripes...

Brown is not alone in Swainsboro plans

...Swainsboro linebacker Curtis Fann and quarterback Lyndon Johnson. "Dante brings them through, and he hasn't let...TB Dante Brown (Sr., (Sr., 6-3, 205); QB Lyndon Johnson (Jr., 6-3, 175); FB Larry Harper (Sr...

High school
Voting law outdated

...and his people required to vote under such an act.In 1965, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was with President Lyndon Johnson when he signed the Voting Rights Act, a document that said if you are black and were born an American, you can now...

Liberals helped more

...the flooding every spring, and built dams to produce electricity that helped industrialize the South. President Lyndon Johnson was the leader for Medicare, senior health care and Medicaid for the poor. These policies help the common people...

Event honors career of Georgian Senator Walter F. George

...postage stamp. He was celebrated for his political eloquence, when he made a Senate speech, future president Lyndon Johnson was said to always make sure he was there to listen. And Walter F. George knew politics. Mercer University law...