As long as I have covered politics, I never realized until now that one of the most powerful people working the government scam right under my nose was a seemingly meek, bleeding-heart Democrat named Jim Martin.
December 10, 2008|
It never has turned out well when the president's party also has a majority in both House and Senate for the Senate majority to be filibuster-proof. If the majority has 60 votes, it can overcome a filibuster and ram whatever it wants into law, regardless of how ill-advised on sober reflection it may be.
December 09, 2008|
In a recent guest editorial, David Kennedy once again took aim at what he doesn't like. Namely anyone who would dare do anything to address the issue of illegal immigration in this country or in this community.
December 07, 2008|
By Steve Cronic
Demagogy refers to a political strategy for gaining political power by appealing to the prejudices and fears of the public typically via impassioned rhetoric and propaganda. Unfortunately, demagogy is an effective strategy for getting elected and many politicians continue to use it.
November 30, 2008|
By David Kennedy
The Palmetto Pipeline will be one of the largest and most expensive infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Georgia. The underground pipeline will have the capacity to transport about 150,000 barrels of gasoline, diesel fuel and ethanol each day along a 360-mile route that starts in Belton, S.C., moves southward and crosses the Savannah River near Augusta, and then proceeds to city of Savannah.
April 29, 2015|
The older I get, the less I understand. I've learned that emotion trumps facts and figures when it comes to human behavior, but I don't understand the "why" behind much of that behavior. I don't understand downright meanness.