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Out of horror, grow new respect for diversity

...hatred of Jews and the hatred of democracy are the same thing and must be fought in the same way."I do not know much about politics, government policies or faith, but one thing I am sure of is that any faith that has to justify terror in the name of its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-25/out-horror-grow-
Will Mayor Hardie Davis continue open-door policy?

...funny is that after such events everybody remembers the beer and barbecue, but nobody remembers the promises. Good ol' boy politics at its finest. I wouldn't be surprised if the Odd Couple, Grady and Marion, weren't lining up their next deal. WELCOME...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-01-24/will-mayor-hard
Sylvia Cooper | The Augusta Chronicle

...It will be a brand new day at City Hall. The good news is it was a slow week for local politics. The bad news is I'm not writing about local politics this week. Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 I got up and out of my sickbed so I could write...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/authors/sylvia-cooper
Make this address real

...Midwestern sensibilities than the content of her message.If only the State of the Union address were about people instead of politics. If only a president would break from tradition and decide what the address should be used for, rather than drama and dogma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-20/make-address-real
Felony, not politics behind board change, Lockett says

...chairman's resignation last week "because of politics" but because of a felony conviction...nature and actions on the board."Had politics not been involved, nobody would have...stating his resignation "has to do with politics.""I just didn't want to put the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-13/felony-not-politics-behind-bo
Fired Atlanta fire chief to give testimony at Abilene Baptist

...freedom."One thing you'll find with me, I'm not a political guy," Whitt said. "I don't want politics. We don't preach politics from the pulpit. This guy is coming to share his story because his story is something I think our (community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-01-16/fired-atlanta-fire-chief
Animal services board chairman BB Langham resigns

...the board. Langham declined to provide the reasons Lockett gave in asking for his resignation, saying "It has to do with politics, and I'll leave it at that."Lockett did not return several calls for comment.Six other advisory board members resigned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-12/animal-services-board-chairm
Haley ally named to lead DHEC

...attorney Marshall Taylor will be the acting director.In her 2012 memoir, Haley credits Kitz man with getting her involved in politics.On her second day in office, Haley succeeded in getting Kitzman approved as director of the Budget and Control Board, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-12/haley-ally-named-lead-dhec
Bottom line

...corporate world, servant leadership is oft-recommended and, more often than not, successful and profitable ? whereas in politics, the law of the jungle is still in force. Eat or get eaten.Is it inevitable? Does it just come with the territory? Are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-01-09/bottom-line
Qualifying for District 7 Augusta Commission special election starts Monday

...Pittman, who named former Republican U.S. House candidate John Stone among his political helpers, said his conservative politics reflect most who live in west Augusta.He said the district frowns on political maneuvering that saw Grady Smith handpick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-01-09/qualifying-dis