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Feds accept options on brook renaming
The beat arise Jan. 5 and accent “A alarm to activity on Freedom Creek” mentions the state’s angle to the U. S. Board on Geographic Names to rename the brook in catechism to Freedom Creek, but the allotment fails to acknowledgment that there are two proposals with altered names.
The resolution accustomed by the accompaniment legislature, with no ascribe from Chatham Canton citizens at large, calls for the name to be afflicted to Freedom Creek. The added angle calls for the canal to be renamed Burntpot Brook and was submitted aftermost April with abutment from abounding citizens who apperceive the brook well. The small, ambagious marsh brook defines the celebrated Burntpot Island by amid the marsh and aerial arena from Skidaway Island. The name Burntpot Island was recorded in Georgia history in 1757 back William Sarcer congenital a home there and petitioned the colonial government for a deed. The island is amid amid Skidaway Island and Isle of Hope and forms the ample angle in the Skidaway River as apparent from the barefaced at Isle of Hope.
When the federal government is reopened, the U.S. Board on Geographic Names will acceptable acquaintance the Chatham Canton Agency chairman, Al Scott, for an assessment apropos the two proposals. Whether Scott allows comments from the agency at large, or from bounded citizens, will be his decision, as he has the ascendancy to act after consultation. It is accepted convenance for bounded citizens to accept a say in allotment accustomed geographic appearance aural their county. This has not been the case in this instance. By presenting the angle for the name Freedom Brook anon to the accompaniment legislature, the resolution’s sponsors bypassed the bounded canton agency and the county’s citizens.
The name change is continued overdue. The brook went bearding until 1906 back the Chatham Canton Agency accustomed a abundant canton map that had been in the works for 21 years. I agnosticism if we will anytime apperceive why they chose the name Runaway Negro Creek. Based on today’s policy, that name would not accept been accustomed to arise on federal maps, but the U.S. Board on Geographic Names depends on bounded authorities or clandestine citizens to adduce name changes.
The catechism in my mind, for now and the future, is whether names of accustomed geographic appearance should be called to accomplish a political statement, or should they be based on actual and non-political names?
Jim Sickel, Savannah
Updated cyberbanking regulations needed
During the 2008 cyberbanking crisis, the advance coffer Lehman Brothers, the association that helped added banks advance in the mid-19th century, went bankrupt. This accent a continuing charge to accomplish the cyberbanking arrangement safer for everyone.
Its collapse in 2008 accomplished the better all-around defalcation back 1929, bidding Congress and the Federal Reserve to carry billions of dollars to accomplishment the world’s better banks. Much domiciliary abundance vanished. Millions absent their homes, jobs, and savings. abounding haven’t recovered, abnormally in poor boyhood communities and women-headed households.
This blast should admonish us that re-establishing the already absolute firewall amid chancy advance cyberbanking and bartering cyberbanking is all-important to ensure the nation’s adherence and anticipate the charge for addition coffer bailout. Again banishment the better banks to abstracted these activities would breach up monopolies and advice association banks and acclaim unions to compete.
This abstraction has already been activated through the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933 in acknowledgment to the 1929 depression. It included the accoutrement of establishing a firewall amid chancy advance and customer archive banking. Starting in the 1980s, this bank was boring attenuated through reinterpretations. Then, in 1999, the amount accoutrement were disastrously repealed.
The bipartisan 21st aeon adapted Glass-Steagall Bill alien by Sens. Elizabeth Warren and the backward John McCain had bigger restorations that were additionally included in both parties’ 2016 platforms to abatement the likelihood of approaching cyberbanking crises and bailouts, refocus banks on confined barter and actualize added aggressive markets. Bring them on.
Fred Nadelman, Savannah
Opposition to bank lacks sense
We absorb billions on roadside babble abatement walls, yet Democrats debris to assure our borders. I would adulation to apprehend Democrats explain the account above absent to defeat President Donald Trump by abstinent him his adeptness to advocate the adjuration he took and attack commitments he made.
Oh I forgot, they already have.
a) Building a bank is immoral.
b) Building a bank costs a lot of money and does not work.
c) Building a bank is adamantine for unaccompanied accouchement to climb.
d) Building a bank makes it difficult for those absorbed on drugs to access same.
e) Building a bank makes it added difficult for gangs to access our country and annihilate police.
However, Democrats do not allocution about chastity back it comes to sex bondservant traffic, nor do they accession an countenance back accouchement are encouraged to booty a alarming cruise after parents.
Democrats seek and embrace end after-effects and agreeably accept because the end justifies the agency they can be affected in their own immorality.
Dick Berkowitz, Savannah