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Fat Lady: A shake-up weekend

There certainly have been a lot of shake-ups in the college football ranks, along with an amazing number of upsets. Last weekend was no exception with #4 Stanford losing to USC and Georgia falling to Auburn on one of the most remarkable plays of the season. Read More »

Young voters need to get angry

Perhaps there’s a sleeping giant out there — an angry sleeping giant.

With the train wreck that is the federal government in operation in recent years, evidenced most recently by  the ObamaCare debacle, there may be some hope to turn the ship of state around.

Younger voters. Read More »

Fall harkens back memories

Fall is in the air up here in Atlanta where I’ve spent the past week with Sara Beth. When I walk between the hospital and the apartment there is either a nip in the air or it is downright frigid.

She was discharged from the hospital portion of her stay and is now in the Pathways day program so we have been able to get out and about in our little corner of Atlanta.

That gives me a chance to appreciate the autumn Read More »

Disgusted at Porter’s opposition

Dear Editor:
As a southerner, born and raised in the State of South Carolina and a direct descendant of Confederate veterans who counts Confederate Brigadier Generals George and Gabriel Rains as family I must express my deep disgust and displeasure with State Representative Elizabeth Porter’s opposition to a Union memorial at the Olustee battlefield.
The United Daughters of the Confederacy notwithstanding, the men who fought and died in that battle on both sides did so in defense of their beliefs whether you and I share those beliefs or not. Read More »

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