Rick Allen

Thanks, But No Thanks?

Thanks, But No Thanks?

Does anybody else think it’s strange that of the 21 stops in Congressman-Elect Rick Allen’s Thank You Tour, not one happens to be in Richmond County or Columbia County? In case you’ve already forgotten, Allen beat incumbent Democrat John Barrow after a punishing and expensive campaign last month. Even though Barrow moved to Augusta after […]

Burning bridges in all the wrong places

Burning bridges in all the wrong places

As if the recent political debate between Congressman John Barrow and Republican challenger Rick Allen wasn’t bad enough with the sudden change of venue from the Islamic Community Center to the Evans Government Complex, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution managed to prove things could get even worse. Jim Galloway, a political columnist for the Atlanta newspaper, wrote last […]

Trading Places

Trading Places

If last Wednesday, September 24, represented the day the candidates for this year’s 12th Congressional District blasted out of the starting gate, then Saturday, September 27, might very well have been the day they entered the home stretch. Saturday was not only the first head-to-head meeting between Democratic incumbent John Barrow and Rick Allen, his […]