Georgia’s David Ralston Forgets Hobby Lobby

    Georgia's David Ralston Forgets Hobby Lobby

    Down in Georgia, its Republican Speaker of the House, David Ralston, pushed through a transportation tax increase. But he is signaling he has no intention of protecting religious liberty in the state. Bowing to the Chamber of Commerce and gay rights activists, David Ralston says religious liberty does not need to be protected because we have the first amendment. In fact, Ralston says the only | Read More »

    Tolerance For Me. Not For Thee.

    Last week, singer Elton John took to the pages of the Atlanta Journal Constitution to encourage the Georgia House of Representatives to oppose S.B. 129, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA. Elton John claims that Georgia would be “turning its back on tolerance” if it chose to protect the consciences of people of faith. Simply put, this bill is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. | Read More »

    Campaign Contributions gone Horribly Wrong

    Campaign Contributions gone Horribly Wrong

    We are familiar with politicians asking for money.  But did you realize that candidates are frequently one of the biggest contributors – to other politicians?  Unlike you or me, they usually don’t use their own money.  Instead they use their campaign contributions to support their friends and other incumbents. This is a common practice, and it goes on extensively in Georgia. Those of us who campaign contributions do | Read More »