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Principles, not politics

...No. 1 issue in 2016.If the Supreme Court justices are as political as they seem to be these days, they'll be watching.Let's show them what it looks like to be guided by principles rather than politics.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-18/principles-not-politi
Fix not fight: National Strategic Agenda hinges on bipartisanship

Lack of compromise in Washington, D.C., has become a continuing obstacle in today's politics. Ultra-partisans from the right and the left cling to "my way or the highway" positions. The result is political gridlock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-18/fix-not-fight-na
Former U.S. Rep. John Barrow to teach course on partisan gridlock at UGA

...background, a depth of experience in politics at the local and federal level, and...history, public policy and American politics," said Stefanie Lindquist, the dean...Communication to create a certificate in applied politics.The program, scheduled to begin in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-22/former-us-rep-john-barro
The Way We Were: 1963 Augusta mayor's race

...knob achieved success.OK, not really.But perhaps what this Augusta Chronicle photo from Sept. 19, 1963, shows is that politics used to foster the appearance of playful civility.The four men pictured are Hugh Tudor (from left), George Sancken Jr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-19/way-we-were-1963-augusta-mayo
After flag, what's next?

...movement but was the banner under which thousands fought and died. Most of these, like most all soldiers, were not fighting for politics but were just doing what they thought was their duty.I admit that during the early days of civil rights it became a symbol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-21/after-flag-whats-next
Susan Smith tells paper she never planned to kill sons

...Williams, over a period of months, for her book, Gendered Politics in the Modern South: The Susan Smith Case and the Rise of...focuses more on the example of Smith's case in gender and politics.Smith also submitted a handwritten appeal of her case in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-22/susan-smith-tells-paper-she-never-p
Ramblin' Rhodes: Seldom Scene will kick off Southern Soul & Song series

...has been quoted as saying. "We were concerned more with this amazing roots music, which we felt was being lost amid the politics. We were too country for the rock folks, and we were too long-haired for the country folks. But everybody got over it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-07-21/ramblin-rhodes-seldom
Jeb Bush says he's an optimistic option for voters

...leading up to the state's Feb. 20 primary."South Carolina is hugely important and always has been in Republican primary politics and you will see me here a lot because of that," Bush said.When asked about nuclear energy and the Savannah River Site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2015-07-22/jeb-bush-says-hes-optimistic-op
FIFA will vote for new president in February

...said outside FIFA headquarters. "FIFA is a more political organization and he is a man of football. He's not a man of politics."In a statement Platini limited himself to saying: "Now we have a concrete date, which means we can look forward to new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-20/fifa-will-vote-new-president-febr
Augusta Commission confused over who is invited to legal meetings

...30 a.m. Tuesday, July 28.Commissioners voted to name the building in honor of Strength 2½ years ago. THE NEXUS OF POLITICS: I received an e-mail last week from a Columbia County political insider offering his opinions on candidates and potential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-07-18/augusta-commiss