This week’s Courier Herald column: Why the heck was Georgia Governor Brian Kemp in Davos Switzerland this week? Some that asked that question genuinely wanted to know the answer. To many in the populist wing of the Republican party, it was more of a statement, heavy with implied derision. In those circles, “Davos” is a
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: 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
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.
If there exists any consensus among the American people today which transcends all discord and division it is that we are not living in an ordinary time. Anyone with a love of history will unconsciously find comparisons in our past to the still unfolding history of today.. The pandemic and economic downturn last year brought
During his “Wear a Mask” tour, Governor Kemp made it abundantly clear he lacks the desire to actually combat the spread of coronavirus. Side note: yesterday was yet another record-breaking day forCovid-19 in Georgia with 2,464 new cases . Our previous record was Monday with 2,016 cases. That broke the record set six days before.
The Vice President, Governor, Georgia’s junior Senator and Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia are getting lunch at Waffle House HQ in Norcross today. A statement from Sen. Kelly Loeffler said the group will have a roundtable discussing how to safely reopen Georgia’s economy. Loeffler added: “The vice president is no stranger to Georgia, and this visit
I started with that headline in hopes that national media, specifically those at CNBC, take notice. It seems some segments of New York based media enjoy reporting that Georgia is “fully open” with “no restrictions”, when in fact, Georgia has significant restrictions on those businesses that have been allowed to reopen, with some such as
Attorney General Chris Carr’s office says there was no attempt from the DPG to hack election information during the 2018 election. Two days before the election in a totally-not-politically-motivated case based off totally-not-specious claims that Democrats had committed “possible cyber crimes” with online election databases. The AG’s memo about the state’s investigation said in short:
I’m an Augustan by birth, and no matter where in the state, country, or world I may live, Augusta politics has always held a special place in my heart. That’s saying something, because at times, Augusta politicians can be horribly frustrating and demoralizing. We’re responsible for both Linda Schrenko and Charles Walker, for example. We’ll