This week’s Courier Herald column: The headlines this week were all about the elections. The real news this week in Georgia politics is that Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is dealing with a significant health issue, and has set in motion the process for House members to select his successor. One would assume then that
I have thoughts about last night, but first: 1.) Congratulations to Stacey Abrams on her reelection as President of United Earth.2.) Congratulations to Beto O’Rourke on winning the Triple Crown of losing a bid for President, losing to Ted Cruz, and losing to Greg Abbott. Alright, now, with that out of my system. A Red
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?
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
This week’s Courier Herald column: “At least he fights.” That’s the popular capitulatory phrase used by supporters of President Donald Trump when they have been boxed in to an admission that the former President’s actions are harmful to the execution of his policies or to the long term standing of the Republican party. The problem
This week’s Courier Herald column: When the Supreme Court made law from the judicial branch in January of 1973, I was 3 years old. Let’s stipulate for the record that the men and women who remember times before Roe vs Wade are well into their AARP years. I am old enough to remember, however, when
This week’s Courier Herald column: It’s not about Donald Trump. Let me repeat that less the opening not be clear enough. The 2022 mid-term elections, both the primary and the general, are not about Donald Trump. My friends in the news media, stuck on their own narrative since 2016, have already concluded this is wrong.
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
This week’s Courier Herald column: In the quiet early hours of Sunday December 5th, former Senator Bob Dole passed away in his sleep. It’s quite the contrast from the morning of April 14th, 1945, when then Second Lieutenant Dole remained critically wounded on a mountainside in northern Italy for ten hours before being rescued. Dole