The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Ben Hill and the New South

  As a boy growing up in Douglas County, Georgia, I did not realize that Ben Hill Road, which ran by our family’s house, was named for a historic figure. Benjamin Harvey Hill was a brilliant statesman, hailed as a “peerless orator,” who was so widely admired in Georgia that, although he had eloquently spoken […]

Is the Bible ‘Hate Speech’?

  Trigger warning: Homophobia and slut-shaming. “There shall be no whore of the daughters of Israel, nor a sodomite of the sons of Israel.” — Deuteronomy 23:17 (KJV) What would happen if a student started quoting the King James Bible in an American university classroom nowadays? It’s frightening to imagine the riots that would probably […]

Police: Off-Duty ICE Officer O.L. Jones Shot Man in Ga. Wal-Mart Parking Lot

  Possibly important news from my hometown: The gunman in Sunday afternoon’s deadly parking lot shooting at the Lithia Springs Walmart store was an off-duty Department of Homeland Security ICE officer, according to Major J.R. Davidson with the Douglasville Police Department. When officers responded to the shooting scene, shortly before 1 p.m., they found 45-year-old […]

Democrats Pick Unpopular Loser to Give Party Reply to Trump’s SOTU Speech

  They’re going with the “stolen election” conspiracy theory: Failed Democrat Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will deliver the official Democrat response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on February 5. Speaking before reporters on Capitol Hill Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) revealed Abrams agreed to deliver the speech when […]

Worst Santa Ever

  Elwyn Crocker Sr., 50, once worked as Santa Claus at the local Wal-Mart in Effingham County, Georgia, but that’s not why he’s in the news this holiday season. The bodies of two of his children, Elwyn Crocker Jr. and Mary Crocker, were found buried in the backyard of his home: As expected by authorities, […]

Stacey Abrams Loses in Georgia, and Democrats Claim GOP ‘Stole’ Election

  As a native Georgian, I’m frankly shocked that this election was even close, but Democrats don’t live in reality: Democrat Georgia gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams admitted Friday that she cannot win against Republican opponent Brian Kemp and vowed to file a federal lawsuit challenging the “gross mismanagement” of the state’s elections Abrams made her […]

Good-Bye, Ms. Abrams: Georgia Democrat Calls for Banning AR-15 Rifles

  Well, if this doesn’t guarantee her defeat, I don’t know what will: In an interview on “The View” Tuesday morning, Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for Georgia governor, called for AR-15 rifles to be banned. When asked if she supports banning AR-15-style rifles, Abrams said civilians should be banned from using them. “I do […]

Nationwide Manhunt for Ga. Cop Killer

Left to right: Tafahree Maynard and Isaiah Pretlow; Officer Antwan Toney. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: With the search for Gwinnett County Police Officer Antwan Toney’s alleged killer about to shift from a localized manhunt into a nationwide fugitive investigation early Sunday night, word came that a SWAT team was serving a search warrant on a […]

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