politics

Lockett: Put the charter change to a vote

Lockett: Put the charter change to a vote

Augusta Commissioner Bill Lockett is tired of continuing to debate who should be given what power in Augusta. If there is going to be a change to the 1995 consolidation bill, Lockett believes the voters should make the final decision. When the Augusta Commission’s administrative services committee was once again faced with discussing possibly expanding […]

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, […]

My Love-Hate Relationship with Austin Rhodes

My Love-Hate Relationship with Austin Rhodes

I met Austin Rhodes several months ago. He invited me to speak on his radio show about an essay that I published on Facebook. The essay was a criticism of how he responded to an incident involving a local teenager who committed a very serious crime. In a sense, my criticism was an appeal to […]