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If we are to give our consent ...

...of the governed."But how about this for an elephant in the room: There's a good case to be made that the United States government no longer enjoys our consent.We know how the electorate feels about Congress. Frankly, there's not much doubt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-21/if-we-are-give-our-co
Federal judge critical of hospital lawyers

...illegal compensation system that rewarded the over utilization of medical care, all the while knowing that the United States government would pick up the tab," Schaengold's attorneys contend.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-07/federal-judge-critical-hospi
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers: WHY DOESN'T THE United States government not send the money we send yearly to Mexico and keep that to take care of all their illegal aliens coming across our border? If...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-25/rants-raves
Poverty rate drops for the first time since 2006

...decrease in the poverty rate was attributed to the growth in year-round employment by 2.8 million jobs in the United States, government officials said.White House officials cheered the positive information in the census release."There is reason...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-16/poverty-rate-drops-first
Dwellie William Ivey - (FRONT ROYAL, Va.)

...Ella Mae Peterkin on September 24, 1949, in New York City, New York. He worked as a Postal Clerk with the United States Government, retiring in 1986, with 39 years of service. He was an extremely accomplished artist and a jazz aficionado...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/21/obi_564075.shtml
Obituaries
Government sues company contracted to move belongings of deployed military

...American has handled millions of household goods shipments for individuals, families, corporations and the United States government," he said. "The company is dedicated to serving the needs of all customers and has always done so in compliance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-01-21/government-sues-compan
Nations scramble for position in the melting Arctic; US racing to catch up, but far from lead

...saying it is preparing for the rapid changes coming in the far north."Each Arctic government, including the United States government, has developed an Arctic strategy, and the administration expects to release an implementation plan for our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-01/nations-scramble-position-
An overdue exit

...department store websites handle much more online traffic with infinitely more ease, the awesome power of the United States government under Sebelius could not manage to build a website capable of the most menial tasks for the least amount of visitors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-12/overdue-exit
Rants & Raves

...and three grandchildren out? Always too busy; always too late; always wanting money, money, money. THE UNITED STATES government should be totally fair with Edward Snowden. He should be given two choices: to stay where he is and hope that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-30/rants-raves
Catawba tribe says casino could raise millions in tax dollars for S.C.

...costly court fight."It stopped a massive lawsuit, but it did not settle the problems that existed between the United States government, the state of South Carolina and the Catawba Nation," Harris said.The Catawbas say that if South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-02-09/catawba-tribe-says-casin