Commentary

Bookman: Removing one evil man rarely solves the problem

It’s plausible, even likely, that with Tuesday night’s missile attacks we’ve seen the extent of Iran’s overt, immediate retaliation for the targeting of Qasem...

Bookman: Climate change threat doesn’t get the Y2K urgency

Take a moment to think back to simpler times, to a long-gone era exactly 20 years ago this week, when we celebrated the dawn...

Time for Georgia to snuff out this generation’s ‘coffin nails’

One of the state’s most influential lawmakers on health policy wants to ban flavored vaping products in Georgia and raise the purchase age from...

Bookman: Republicans’ fear of Trump keeps others off primary ballots

If any Georgian Republicans are feeling a little queasy about Donald Trump and the direction that he’s taking their party and their country, they...

Bookman: Celebrate loosening of purse strings to study gun violence

'Tis the season for celebration, so let’s celebrate: For the first time in more than 20 years, Congress has agreed to finance research into...

Consumer Reports: Georgia Power is planning an unfair fee hike

It’s one thing to pay for extra. Express lanes. More TV channels. An extra scoop of ice cream? But we shouldn’t have to pay...

Bookman: Georgia’s anti-abortion law might shift debate to political arena

For decades, conservative state legislatures have passed anti-abortion bills that they knew would never go into effect because under the Roe v. Wade ruling,...

Bookman: It took guts for Kemp to openly defy Donald Trump

It turns out that Gov. Brian Kemp is a bit of a gambler. To be honest, he might also be a little smarter and...

Bookman: An unaccountable Donald Trump is dangerous in the extreme

Donald J. Trump used the power of his office to blackmail a foreign ally into undermining a political foe here at home. Nothing in...

Speak up to keep Georgia from getting short end of Medicaid...

It’s time to tell state officials it’s not right to require poor people to punch a clock for their health care. Gov. Brian Kemp’s six-city...
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