One idea, the Fair Tax, is a grass-roots idea that has been building steam for years. The other, a value-added tax, is a European import being talked up by liberal elites as the answer to all our government's problems.
Which idea do you think will get traction in the national media?
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Funeral services for Britton Cauthen will be conducted Monday, May 10, 2010 at 2:15 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center with the Reverend Garth Forster, Ryan Christopher and chief Steve Andrews officiating. [Full Story »]
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life kicks off Friday with a full entertainment schedule and a recordbreaking 23 Lamar County teams - and a record-breaking number of members - working to raise the goal of $72,000 for cancer research and treatment.
Relay will run from 7 p.m. Friday, May 7, when opening ceremonies begin and will end at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 8. [Full Story »]
By Major General Perry Smith
The Augusta Chronicle
This week America, much of Europe, and members of the commonwealth of nations will quietly celebrate the 65th anniversary of VE Day. That was the day -- May 5, 1945 -- when the war in Europe was over. The war in Europe had lasted almost six years, and not even counting the war with Japan, this war had cost more than 50 million lives. As far as the disruption of humanity throughout all of world history, only the Black Death of the 14th century comes close.
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