I don’t know about you, but I can’t think of anything else that would draw everyone, from teenagers to geriatrics, to watch hours of CSPAN three days in a row. Americans are engaged. And a few Republicans are giving them what they want and need. Congress has had an approval rating in the teens for
One of the most intriguing stories of the year is the situation surrounding the Cobb County Board of Commissioners’ decision to invoke home rule to change their district map, rejecting the district map passed by the General Assembly. While it may seem straightforward, it is more nuanced. It deals with political philosophy fundamentals and constitutional
In 2016, the Georgia General Assembly passed a religious freedom bill that was pushed by a vociferous minority of the Republican base and would have had minimal impact on religious freedom in Georgia but would have risked considerable harm to Georgia’s economy owing to the almost unanimous opposition by the business sector. Add to that,
There were more than 13,000 bills introduced in the United States Congress last year. Only 347 of them were approved by both chambers. Hence, it’s not surprising that just 20% of Americans view Congress favorably. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if Georgia’s legislature worked more like Congress? If the idea sounds awful to you, it’s time to
If democracy is in danger, and Democrats genuinely care about and want to protect and advance democracy, then why do they continue to defend and eagerly engage in what is obviously harmful to democracy, while labeling as enemies of democracy those who don't?
A few years ago, when Colton Moore ran an ultra-aggressive, ill-advised and failed campaign to unseat Jeff Mullis in Georgia State Senate District 53, I learned he was a big Teddy Roosevelt fan. Moore showed his affection for the old roughrider again this year when, thanks to the retirement of Senator Mullis, he got the
Democracy is so overrated. This was the belief expressed by the fictional politician Frank Underwood in the hit Netflix series House of Cards. The incoming member of the general assembly from the third house district seemed to agree with the statement and decided to channel his inner Underwood.
Do you have any regrets or mistakes you’ve made in your personal life? How about as a parent? Hopefully, everyone answered yes to both of those questions. It means you are human and aware of your actions. Many within the left-leaning media across the country and in Georgia have demonstrated they aren’t and are in