Author: Seth C. Clark

Democrats, Manuel’s Tavern, and Bill Clinton: This Ain’t a Drill

Manuel’s Tavern is more than a bar. It’s where Ralph McGill unwound after a full day of giving the Civil Rights Movement a fair shake. Gene Patterson undoubtedly discussed his famed column, A Flower for the Graves, with his fellow stool dwellers amidst the cherry paneled corridors. The sainted adherents of Dr. Martin Luther King

Senator Perdue’s Prayer: Psalms 109:8

Sen. Perdue tells Faith and Freedom attendees to pray for Obama. “We should pray like Psalm 109:8 says: Let his days be few” — Betsy Woodruff (@woodruffbets) June 10, 2016 Ms. Woodruff is a reporter for the Daily Beast. Should we heed Senator Perdue’s advice and use Psalms 109 as guidance on how to pray

Happy Birthday Chairman Smyre

Today, a titan of not just Georgia but Southern politics turned 69 years young. Chairman Calvin Smyre is the longest serving member of the General Assembly and serves as Dean of the House. If you reside in the state of Georgia, then I guarantee you are indebted to his nearly half a century of service

Wallace Trumped Cruz

For anyone familiar with Dan Carter’s The Politics of Rage, this election cycle, while rife with randomness, the tenor of this election cycle has been far from unpredictable. Starting in the early 1960s and arguably reaching into the late 70s, George Wallace and his horde of out of control, states’ rights social warriors were a

Congressman Bishop on the FY 2017 Agriculture Bill Mark Up

Earlier this week, the Appropriations Committee passed its FY 2017 spending bill. Congressman Sanford Bishop sent out the following statement regarding the passage of the bill, and a round up of bill highlights. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and