Austin Rhodes

Austin Rhodes


Silent Victims Are a Predator’s Best Friend

Silent Victims Are a Predator’s Best Friend

The witnesses continue to pile up as allegations spanning decades destroy the reputation and image of a man once thought to be America’s perfect dad. If you didn’t appreciate Bill Cosby’s humor, whether it was in his stand-up routines or his groundbreaking work as the creator of “Fat Albert” or even his admittedly “homogenized” performance read more

This Just In: Georgia Still Candy Apple Red

This Just In: Georgia Still Candy Apple Red

“If we can’t win in this environment, we have to question the whole premise of the party.” — Democratic operative James Carville on the 2006 November elections “Conservatives who did not beat their liberal opponents in Georgia should consider relocating from their obviously ‘occupied’ districts.” — Me, on the 2014 November elections. Times are changing, read more

RCSO Steroid Scandal Brewing for Years

RCSO Steroid Scandal Brewing for Years

While it would be easy to cloud up and rain all over Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree for the ineptitude and ignorance that seems to permeate the upper command’s handling of the newly revealed interdepartmental illegal steroid allegations, it sounds like the problem has been around for a long, long time. The alleged dealer at the heart of read more

Grow Up, Conservatives, and Go Vote!

Grow Up, Conservatives, and Go Vote!

It appears a substantial number of local conservatives say they are voting for Democrat challenger Jason Carter because they are angry that the Republican incumbent governor of Georgia “allowed” Dr. Ricardo Azziz to run amok in the process of the consolidation of our local colleges, Augusta State University and the Medical College of Georgia. This is read more

Obviously, We Were Deceived

Obviously, We Were Deceived

Talk about a bombshell! The town has been abuzz since Tracey McManus’ well-written expose centering on serious sexual abuse allegations against Augusta’s local NAACP President Charles Smith ran over the weekend. The two part Augusta Chronicle article took several months to put together, and leaves not only Smith but a number of other local leaders looking read more

Allen Is Smarter and Better Than This

Allen Is Smarter and Better Than This

I am sure there are one or two issues somewhere out there that Rick Allen and I disagree on, but hand to Heaven I could not tell you what they are. Most definitely there are conservative positions that I wish he would take a more aggressive stand representing and defending, but I have always been read more

Partain the Talent Drain

Partain the Talent Drain

No one was shocked or surprised when Richard Roundtree took over as Richmond County sheriff that he installed his former boss from the Richmond County BOE Public Safety Department Pat Clayton as his chief deputy. It was the first time that anyone can remember a sheriff going outside the department to bring in a chief, read more