Archive | July, 2014

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT IN THE U.S.

The death penalty in the United States has an interesting history full of twists and turns. Today, this ultimate human punishment is a legal sentence in 32 states, and in the federal civilian and military legal systems. Its application is limited by [...]

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AUTISM AWARENESS

It is 4:00 am at Lake Martin as I recover from a back injury playing in the ferocious and competitive Father/Son Golf Tournament that Ralph Fleck has hosted for over 2 decades. Tommy Greer, Jon Greer, and Bob Burton are comfortably sleeping in our co [...]

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN GEORGIA

Recently, there have been significant changes in attitudes toward marijuana nationwide. Since 1996, 23 states across the country and the District of Columbia have legalized comprehensive access to medical marijuana. Two states have decriminalized [...]

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FDR AND WEST GEORGIA

The 32nd president of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, is one of the most famous people to have ever lived on earth. While I strongly disagree with most of his political philosophy, I have always admired his resolve as our War President [...]

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