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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
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-18/bill-restricting-medicaid-expansion
Vote Anderson? Think again

...throw middle-class Georgians under the bus when his own interests are better served.As one who voted for every Republican president from Nixon to Bush 43, I urge you to vote for the best conservative for your family on November. Vote for John...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-10-13/vote-anderson-think-agai
Do Obama and Bush differ that much?

...feel toward Obama, when well over 90 percent of his policies are no different from Bush's.So, why elect a Republican president in 2012, when we seem to have had one for most of the past three years?Nathan KirbyAugusta

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2011-06-08/do-obama-and-bush-differ
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
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
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
George McGovern, former senator and presidential candidate, dies

...had done so. It was a campaign in 1972 dishonored by Watergate, a scandal that fully unfurled too late to knock Republican President Richard M. Nixon from his place as a commanding favorite for re-election. The South Dakota senator tried to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-10-21/george-mcgovern-senator-and-
Platform opposes abortion, gay marriage

...immigrants. It advocates making English the official national language.____HEALTH CARE:It states that a Republican president on his first day in office would use his waiver authority to halt progress in carrying out the health care act...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-08-28/platform-opposes-abortion-gay-marri
What to listen for tonight

...country and its left-wing intelligentsia be so wholly silent about the continued carnage in Afghanistan were this a Republican president? Or would Cindy Sheehan be camped out as she was at Bush's ranch?It's a good bet, though, that reason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-10-02/what-listen-tonight