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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
America, 'happiness is coming'

...the product. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell ? who, in the absence of a Republican president, are the face of the party ? aren't all that telegenic or charismatic. Sorry, but in today's world, that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-18/america-happiness-com
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
Rants & Raves

...are going to build a stadium in Atlanta costing taxpayers several hundred million dollars. And these guys are Republicans? PRESIDENT OBAMA HAS helped everyone financially by being responsible enough to not drag us into wars so cronies can get rich...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-03-21/rants-raves
Slip gloss

...journalistic ethics.And can you imagine a journalist covering tracks like that for a Republican?Of course not. For a Republican president or vice president or vice presidential candidate, the media would've celebrated and repeated the honey boo-boo...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-08-10/slip-gloss
Nunn's daughter wants to follow in his footsteps

...Foundation, derived from former President George H.W. Bush's "thousand points of light" philosophy. The Republican president named Nunn to his Council on Service and Civic Participation."Everywhere I've gone for the last seven days...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-08-13/nunns-daughter
Kirby: Bad luck doesn't own a calendar

...Booth mortally wounded him.In 1881 Robert was named to the cabinet of President James Garfield, and was with the Republican president when he was fatally shot by the deranged office-seeker Charles Guiteau.Then in 1901, unlucky Lincoln was traveling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-12/kirby-bad-luck-doesnt-own-cal