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The Nanny State

President Bush preaches small government, however we know from his spending that he’s not. From the same federal government that has brought you the failed war on drugs, the failed war on poverty and the…


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The Wrong Side of the Party

Senator Barry Goldwater once said, “When you say ‘radical right’ today, I think of these moneymaking ventures by fellows like Pat Robertson and others who are trying to take the Republican Party away from the…


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Confirmation of John Roberts

The Senate is voting on John Roberts right now. You watch it on C-SPAN. Prior to the vote there were 77 confirmed votes for Roberts, 21 against and two undecided. The vote tally will be…


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A Sense of Life

I watched a documentary last night called Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life. I’m a huge fan of Ayn Rand, not so much of her fiction but of her philosophy. Rand believed man was an…


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Billy Copeland for mayor?

I’ve been reading over at Billy Copeland’s website. When you look at it, go to “A Vision for McDonough.” Here are somethings on his list: – Partner with the Henry County Board of Recreation to…


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Baseball & Government

Can someone please show me where in the Constitution it says that Congress can regulate Major League Baseball? I’ve been looking and I’ve yet to find it. Did they write it in invisable ink? You…


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Porkbusters

Someone has come up with a great idea in the wake of the increased government spending in the response to Hurricane Katrina. Cut the pork spending. There has been quite an effort to trim the…


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DeLay Indictment

House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R) has been indicted in Texas. DeLay is being charged with conspiracy because his political action committee, Texans for a Republican Majority, took contributions from corporations to use in legislative…


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The Great Stockbridge Land Theft

Someone on Henry County Online wants to see plans on the Stockbridge Redevelopment Plan or as I call it, the Great Stockbridge Land Theft. You can view them here. There is a good article in…


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14 in a row

The Atlanta Braves clinched the NL East last night with a 12 to 3 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Congrats to the Braves. I don’t know if anyone thought they could do it, I know…