Commentary

Bookman: Confederate monuments in high-profile places are an insult

For well over a century, a tall stone obelisk has stood unchallenged as a monument to white supremacy in the city square in Decatur,...

Bookman: If President Trump is innocent, why lock up the evidence?

President Trump has placed a heavy shroud of silence over the executive branch. Under his orders, no witnesses from the State Department, the Defense Department,...

Bookman: Determined minority dictated ‘heartbeat’ law to majority

Not surprisingly, a federal judge this week temporarily suspended a new Georgia law that proclaims that an embryo “at any stage of development” is...

Bookman: U.S. House’s Collins about to make his reputation, for better...

“The times have found us,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said this week, explaining that in light of new revelations she felt she had no...

Bookman: Child welfare, public safety not big Georgia priorities

This is a story about priorities. Fearing a slowdown in tax revenue, Gov. Brian Kemp has ordered many state agencies to cut their budgets by...

Dalton ‘Dreamer’ hopes court ruling lets him stay in adopted hometown

September marks not only the start of football season, but the start of the school year for many Georgians. Students from all walks of...

Require coal ash plan transparency in Georgia Power’s rate hike request

Georgia Power wants customers who pay the company for electricity to also pay to clean up its $525 million environmental mess. And that’s about...

Bookman: Ga. Chamber signs on to GOP’s new love of tariffs,...

When Democrat Jon Ossoff announced this week that he will run against incumbent David Perdue for the U.S. Senate next year, the U.S. Chamber...

Bookman: Get ready for GOP calls to cut Medicare, other “socialism”

With two seats up for grabs next year, control of the U.S. Senate may be decided right here in Georgia. That condemns us to...

Georgia’s low-income college students deserve need-based aid

Georgia lawmakers should open up a new source of money to help college students from low-income families start and finish school. And limited online...
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