Category: 2022 Elections

Bias In Catoosa County & GAGOP Disconnected From Voters

It is encouraging to see conservatives criticizing Georgia Republican officials for their lack of impartiality in the recent primary. For casual voters, it wasn’t obvious, but for anyone paying attention, it was clear some party officers were biased. Among those who have spoken out on the issue is Erick Erickson, who called for the resignation

Talk Is Cheap…Until It Isn’t

This week’s Courier Herald column: We’ve long since detached campaign rhetoric from reality.  The activists that control each party instead demand candidates tell them what they want to hear.  Voters tell ourselves it’s just talk.  We know what they really mean. That’s the status quo, and most of us have made an uncomfortable peace with

It’s the Republican fight over…everything. 

This week’s Courier Herald column: At least we’re fighting.  It’s all we seem to know how to do these days. The fights of each party take on different tones and use different weapons.  Today’s focus is the fighting nature of Georgia “conservatives”.  Air quotes are used because the word seems to have as many meanings

Georgia Isn’t Texas, Or Florida, Or Nevada…

This week’s Courier Herald column: With the legislature now meeting in Atlanta and the week for candidates to officially file to put their names on ballots fast approaching, Georgians can now experience the differences between campaigning and governing in real time.  You’ll sometimes have to look closely to spot the pivots. Several candidates on the

David Perdue’s Ego Looks Backwards While Georgia Moves Forward

Former Senator David Perdue apparently talked himself into challenging Governor Brian Kemp in next year’s Republican gubernatorial primary. He quickly earned former President Donald Trump’s enthusiastic support and another interesting lap dog: former Ambassador Randy Evans. Ambassador Evans quickly took to social media bemoaning the harsh critique of Senator Perdue’s ego trip by Governor Kemp