sin city

The tide is beginning to turn on Sunday alcohol sales: Under the bill filed Tuesday by Sen. Seth Harp (R-Midland), local governments could call elections to let voters decide if they want to allow Sunday sales at grocery, convenience and liquor stores. Among the co-sponsors of the bill are Senate Rules Chairman Don Balfour (R-Snellville) […]

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fight the real evil

“Entertainment Tonight” was continuing its breathless coverage of Jett Travolta’s death when, finally, the contempt overtook me. The goddawful Bette Midler dirge, “Wind Beneath My Wings,” played over a montage of creepy family photos. Travolta’s fans shared in his heartache, one of the anchors reported, mournfully. Another surmised whether John Travolta could use this tragedy […]

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“what a waste it is to lose one’s mind. or not to have a mind is being very wasteful”

Dan Quayle has nothing on George W. Bush: “Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.” — Washington, D.C., Aug. 5, 2004 “Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?”— Florence, S.C., Jan. 11, 2000 “Too […]

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how would he know?

Ken Blackwell, one of the leading contenders to head the Republican National Committee, believes homosexuality is a “compulsion” that can be “restrained”. Seeing that there’s no scientific proof to support his assertion (only anecdotal evidence reflecting religious and societal pressures), I’d like to know how Blackwell can be so certain. His election would send yet […]

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