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Principles, not politics

...ideological case. There are basically two swing votes ? Anthony Kennedy and John Roberts, both appointed by Republican presidents ? and no one seems to know what their moorings are.We heard one scholar also wonder aloud if the high court has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-18/principles-not-politi
Medicare's end-of-life counseling policy announced

...about helping people to better understand their end-of-life choices and decisions.A 1992 law passed under Republican President George H.W. Bush requires hospitals and nursing homes to help patients who want to prepare living wills and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-09/medicares-end-life-counsel
The only peaceful way forward

...group's philosophy ? of going over the heads of government leaders to obtain peace ? is also mindful of Republican President Dwight D. Eisenhower's haunting prediction:"I think that people want peace so much that one of these days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-01/only-peaceful-way-for
Where are the questions?

...Adam Schiff says administration claims that the war is going well should set off "alarm bells."If this were a Republican president, would the rest of the media be so sanguine about the goings-on in Iraq and the policy failures on display there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-05-19/where-are-questions
Poll: Most Americans say their taxes too high, while the wealthy pay too little

...450,000 a year. It was part of a deal that made permanent a large package of tax cuts first enacted under Republican President George W. Bush.Some liberals are looking for a candidate to push for higher taxes on the rich in the 2016 race...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-22/poll-most-americans-say-th
GOP principles uplifting

...was created in 1854 mainly for the purpose of stopping the spread of slavery. Abraham Lincoln became the first Republican president in 1860. The Civil War began in 1861, during which a great price in lives was paid. Slavery not only was stopped...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-03/gop-principles-uplifting
The infection has spread

...weakened the CDC and National Institutes of Health.The reality is that public-health spending mushroomed under Republican President George W. Bush, and any agency cuts occurring under Obama have been bipartisan efforts. That's why The Washington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-15/infection-has-spread
Former Georgia Gov. Zel Miller endorses Nunn's Senate bid

...hopeful as "a bridge builder, not a bridge burner."Miller famously crossed party lines in 2004 to endorse Republican President George W. Bush for re-election and deliver the GOP convention's keynote address.His endorsement came on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-14/former-georgia-gov-zel-miller
Bill restricting Medicaid expansion in Georgia passes

...program should be made by the legislative branch and not an appointed board," said state Sen. David Shafer, the Republican president pro tempore. "The federal government is trillions of dollars in debt. ... We should be careful about doing our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-18/bill-restricting-medicaid-expansion
Tenured incompetence

...D-Nev., are in the teens. And despite ? or maybe because of ? his repeated acid-tongued rebukes of Republicans, President Obama's approval rating dipped to 37 percent last week.Clearly none of the players is covered in glory...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-10-12/tenured-incompetence