Have you ever noticed that the best con men in the world are under the age of twelve? I was thinking about Tommy when he was younger the other day and thought, if there was such a thing as a juvenile bunco squad, the United States judicial system would be overflowing with bubble blowing criminals, roller skating circles around their defense attorneys.
I've studied liberalism and conservativism. Therefore, I know what liberals and conservatives say they believe. The local, self-anointed mouthpiece for conservatives is Austin Rhodes. Recently, Rhodes came out in support of gay marriage. Like a gecko, he changed his color. He lost his conservative street cred.
The governor wants to create an "Opportunity School District" that would take over schools defined as "failing" - those that for three consecutive years have scored less than 60 on the College and Career Performance Index (CCRPI), a report card for public schools.
Call (706) 541-4077 or visit www.columbiacounty.ga.gov and follow the links to Animal Services for more information. The kennel is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for adoptions and visiting with the animals and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to reclaim a lost pet and all other services.
Senior Citizens Council is taking orders for fresh picked strawberries from Plant City, Fla.; $20 per flat (12 pints/6 quarts); order/payment deadline March 20; pick up 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 27, Columbia Professional Centre, Senior Citizens Council, 4210 Columbia Road Suite 13A, Martinez; (706) 868-0120, firstname.lastname@example.org