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Rants and raves

Comments from our readers: MY SINCERE THANKS to the drivers who pulled over to the side of the road in respect for Tom Stafford's funeral procession on Wrightsboro Rd. That respect was an honor for a real American Hero from the Vietnam War...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-01-18/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Urges KKK to fly American flag

...Since the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was so successful in having the Confederate flag abolished, I can only hope they will be equally successful in having the Yankee flag abolished. Tom Stafford, Grovetown

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/24/op_308748.shtml
Opinion columns
Artifacts could be continent's oldest

...carefully -- and completely -- documented to avoid future challenges, he said. Similar efforts are under way by Dr. Tom Stafford, who operates research laboratories in Colorado; and by Dr. Steve Forman, a University of Chicago geologist specializing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/11/met_265402.shtml
Metro
Doubts explanation of dog's death

...and politics. There are a lot of hunters, gun owners and dog lovers in Columbia County, and they know what I'm saying makes sense. I believe that during the next sheriff's election Ruben will be remembered. Tom Stafford, Grovetown

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/25/edi_208889.shtml
Editorials
Mr. William Steven Nimmons (EVANS, Ga.)

...Pallbearers will be Gene Sutton, Luther Kirby, Jr., Daniel Hammonds, Bryan Nimmons, Gary Anderson, Danny Rangel, Tom Stafford and Larry Hogue. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow co-workers at International Paper and fellow weight lifters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/21/obi_450947.shtml
Obituaries
Mr. William Steven Nimmons (EVANS, Ga.)

...Pallbearers will be Gene Sutton, Luther Kirby, Jr., Daniel Hammonds, Bryan Nimmons, Gary Anderson, Danny Rangel, Tom Stafford and Larry Hogue. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow co-workers at International Paper and fellow weight lifters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/20/obi_450820.shtml
Obituaries
Mr. William Steven Nimmons (EVANS, Ga.)

...Pallbearers will be Gene Sutton, Luther Kirby, Jr., Daniel Hammonds, Bryan Nimmons, Gary Anderson, Danny Rangel, Tom Stafford and Larry Hogue. Honorary pallbearers will be fellow co-workers at International Paper and fellow weight lifters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/22/obi_451046.shtml
Obituaries
Refers to himself by a new designation

...divisive terms, I do not want anyone to think I am any less proud of my heritage than they are. I love the South and I hope to die here. From this day on I proclaim myself to be a "Southern Confederate American." Tom Stafford, Grovetown

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/24/op_280735.shtml
Opinion columns
See Flag Day for what it is

...consent. Since 1865, the Yankee U.S. federal government flag - a.k.a. the Stars and Stripes - has flown over a union of dependent, submissive states governed at the point of a bayonet. Happy Flag Day! Tom Stafford, Grovetown

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/12/let_455779.shtml
Letters
Confederate flag flyer is no bigot

...make me their slave. I do not hate anyone. Why are the federal government and NAACP trying to destroy my history, my heritage and make me their slave? Could it be the federal government and NAACP hate me? Tom Stafford, Grovetown, Ga.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/01/let_342364.shtml
Letters