GA Senate race: Karen Handel is the only one with cojones
With high profile support from Sarah Palin, and now the American Future Fund, it’s very possible that Handel can accomplish it.
I hope she does.
Of all the candidates, she is the only one to show pure backbone. As my uncle used to say “if the queen had balls, she’d be king,” Karen’s got ’em where the other candidates don’t. Where they’ve got resumes, she’s got scars. Where they have degrees, she has life lessons.
This is not to say that Kingston, Broun, and Gingrey are without merit, but they are more properly in the House, where they can be followers and group-thinkers. In the Senate, which the GOP is expected to take from the Democrats this year, we need pure cojones.
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Don’t fear the faithful
The butchering of Todd Akin’s and Richard Mourdock’s comments during the 2012 campaign seems to have injected a heavy dose of fear into some conservatives regarding candidates of outspoken faith. I believe this fear is causing a sub-conflict within the conservative/Tea Party movement, where uneccesary momentum-drag is being placed on perfectly good candidates. For instance, Paul Broun. Regardless of the fact that Heritage Action Scorecard | Read More »
Who is Lying to @RebeccaKiesslin?
Rebecca Kiessling is a real pro-life warrior. Her mother was raped. Thankfully, Rebecca was not aborted, but adopted. She is an advocate of the personhood amendment and spokeswoman for Personhood USA. I was kind of flattered she would tweet at me, but then became really disturbed that someone is lying to her. She thinks I am helping create a new pro-life group in Georgia that | Read More »
The Georgia Life Alliance
We had hoped to sit back and make it through this weekend, but opponents are attacking us as “the establishment” trying to weaken the pro-life cause. In fact, in an email from a reporter, I was asked about us having a less hard line position than the other organization. I’m talking about the Georgia Life Alliance, of which I am a part and will be | Read More »
Of ‘dadgum minds’ and New York City confabs
Georgia Democrats sure know how to come charging out the gate. Last week the General Assembly said ‘Sine Die’ to the 2014 session, meaning full-fledged campaign season has arrived. The Peach State’s left-wing set rang it in with some muddled messaging, ethical questions, and a trip to New York City to raise some dollars to make Georgia resemble it more. I’m not joking. For starters, | Read More »
Jason Carter, Jimmy Carter’s Grandson, Starts His Gubernatorial Campaign With an Ethics Problem
Democrats in Georgia are having such a hard time finding candidates to run for office, they’ve had to go back to the seventies. They’ve conjured up Jimmy Carter’s grandson Jason and Sam Nunn’s daughter Michelle to be their statewide candidates for Governor and Senator. Jason Carter had intended to make ethics a big issue in his gubernatorial campaign. He might want to rethink that with | Read More »
The Georgia Legislature Should Support Allen Peake’s Medical Marijuana Legislation
Today, the Georgia Legislature meets for its final day. By constitutional mandate, the Georgia Legislature can only meet for 40 days. Any legislation that does not pass today will die. My friend Allen Peake has been pushing legislation this year to legalize possession of a form of medical marijuana. It is not, as in some places, marijuana that is smoked. This is an oil based | Read More »
Wendy Davis Will Cause the Democrats to Divert Resources to Georgia
Georgia is about to get the spoils of the train wreck that is the Wendy Davis campaign. Tuesday night, Democratic voters in Texas signaled they would be aborting Davis’s campaign in November. In the Democratic Primary in Texas in 2014, Wendy Davis somehow managed to get fewer votes than any Democratic gubernatorial nominee since 1998. She got fewer votes than the Democrats’ nominee in 2002, | Read More »
The Republican #GA12 Clown show *AUDIO INTERVIEW
I’m from Southeast Georgia and I reside in John Barrow’s district. This “so called” blue dog Democrat has enough people fooled in the southern tier of the District that he’s conservative. He would be a conservative if he joined the fight to repeal Obamacare which he voted against doing. Barrow would be a conservative if he voted to defund Obamacare. John Barrow is beatable but | Read More »
Bipartisan Coalition in Georgia Wants to Kill the Free Market
In Georgia, a state run by Republicans, a bipartisan coalition of legislators is coming together to kill the free market. HB 907 would regulate out of existence new upstart car services like Uber and Lyft.Peach Pundit in Georgia has a post on this.The legislation is being done at the behest of the taxi cab monopoly in the metro Atlanta area. Ironically, instead of asking that | Read More »
Barry Loudermilk in GA-11
Starting today, I am writing about each of the candidates I recommend and personally support in the 2014 Republican primary cycle. You can find all these entries by going to the Target Races section under “Features” in the masthead, or by clicking here.— Erick Barry Loudermilk is a candidate for Congress in Georgia’s 11th Congressional District. The incumbent, Phil Gingrey, is leaving his seat to | Read More »
Governor Nathan Deal deserves blame w/ #Snowpocalypse *AUDIO INTERVIEW
So the whole nation turned it’s attention to the snow coming down in Atlanta. We are now in the very stupid habit of naming Winter storms. This one was named “Leon”. I was hoping they could call it “Levon” so it would have an Elton John song to go with the stupid name. By all accounts fair or unfair, Georgia Governor Dean is looking very | Read More »
Georgia Republicans: Shills for Amnesty
Well here we go, I’m writing this article on Monday afternoon before the State of The Union address and we already know what Obama will be pushing and unfortunately what the GOP will also be shoving down the throats of Americans. Matthew Boyle’s latest piece in Breitbart makes it clear that the GOP Establishment is doubling down and will destroy any conservative in their path | Read More »
Another Undocumented Democrat Comes out of the Shadows
In an effort to create a bold alternative to the Democrats, grassroots conservatives have risen up over the years to throw out some confused Republicans in primary elections. Many of these Republicans either vote with Democrats, work behind the scenes with the more aggressive party, or bring a feather to a gun fight – all but ensuring that the other side wins. Yet, whenever we | Read More »
Updating the 2014 Gubernatorial Races- Part 2: The South
There are seven gubernatorial races in the South in 2014. Six of those states are led by Republican governors, none term-limited although one (Rick Perry in Texas) is not seeking another term. The lone Democrat- Mike Beebe in Arkansas- is term limited. First the easy races. In Tennessee, Bill Haslam enjoys astronomical approval ratings at 76%. Six months ago, he was at 61% according to | Read More »