Author: Edward Lindsey

9/11 and the Last Ordinary Day

Where was I on that morning 17 years ago? I was headed to California for a routine business meeting. My children that day were in an unusually good mood for a Tuesday morning school day when I woke them early to say good bye. The sky was brilliant blue without a cloud to be seen.

John McCain: The Man in the Arena

John McCain stood up for what he thought was right no matter the consequences. It takes strength to battle with political opponents but real courage to tell a friend or usual ally that they are wrong. We don’t see that enough in our public servants but John McCain exemplified Theodore Roosevelt’s Man in the Arena as

Go Vote and Bring a Friend Along

Imagine picking up the newspaper – or turning on the computer if you are under 60 — and reading about a society that had abandoned the principle of majority rule and instead allowed less than 20% of its adult citizens to pick its political leaders. Where do you think this society would be located? The Middle

RIP Representative Burke Day

Coastal Georgia and our entire state lost a good man this weekend. Retired Rep. Burke Day died at his home on Tybee Island at the age of 62. Burke served on the Tybee Island City Council from 1991 to 1994 and then in the Georgia House of Representatives for 16 years until he retired in

Vote Yes for the Opportunity School District Constitutional Amendment — It’s About Accountability

Television ads are running throughout Georgia trying to scare voters into voting against the proposed Opportunity School District (“OSD”) Constitutional Amendment, an education reform proposal desperately needed in our state. These scare tactics by advocates of the status quo failed before in 2012 when Georgians overwhelmingly supported the State Charter School Amendment, and we need