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Jackie Gingrich Cushman

08/08/2022 - 12:24pm
ELECTION: August 4, 2022 The ancient Romans coined the phrase “dog days” based on the period that the brightest star (Sirius, the Dog Star) rose and set in conjunction with the sun. The Romans believed that Sirius radiated heat back to Earth, causing the hottest part of the year as it traveled with the sun. THE “dog days” dates vary based on the source. The Old Farmers...
07/29/2022 - 11:35pm
GOVERNMENT: July 28, 2022 An oxymoron is “a combination of contradictory or incongruous words,” according to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary. Think of the phrases “open secret” or “working vacation.” THIS WEEK, the oxymoron that came to my mind was “government competency.” I went to my local...
07/22/2022 - 10:10pm
GEORGIA: July 21, 2022 Georgians, whose votes proved key during the last election in setting the nation’s balance of power, are unhappy with the way the country is headed, according to an AARP poll released last week that holds clues as to how candidates in the state can succeed in the coming election. AS BACKGROUND, Georgia’s last...
07/15/2022 - 3:30pm
POLITICIANS: July 14, 2022 If you’re a Democratic elected official, you know you have problems when the New York Times begins to question your future. This happened Monday when the Gray Lady published an article by Shane Goldmacher titled “Most Democrats Don’t Want Biden in 2024, New Poll Shows.” “With the country...
07/11/2022 - 8:41pm
AMERICAN CULTURE: July 7, 2022 Bad news seems to be all too prevalent today. Some of the news is tragic (innocent people killed watching a parade on July 4 in Highland Park, Illinois); some of it is inconvenient (supply chains disrupted, items back-ordered and projects delayed); some is draining and depleting (high gas prices, increases in...
07/04/2022 - 9:26pm
INDEPENDENCE DAY: June 30, 2022 I am proud to be an American. Yes, I know that our system of government is not perfect, but I firmly believe that it is the best in the world. We are an exceptional country, not because our people are exceptional but because we have a different, and exceptional, structure of government. I am grateful that I was born...
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