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Georgia
By barkstm / May 6, 2018

Georgia’s Old Boy Network in Full Throttle

How do you get to serve 27 years on Georgia's Department of Transportation Board, helping make the multi-billion dollar decisions...

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Georgia
By barkstm / May 6, 2018

Debates in Georgia Primary Races Available Online

The Atlanta Press Club and Georgia Public Broadcasting are making available debates among candidates in key races in the primary...

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Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / May 1, 2018

The Plank in the Media’s Eyes that They Ignore

The media are in full throttle reporting the fallout from Michelle Wolf’s acerbic and occasionally vulgar comedic monologue at Saturday’s...

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Conservatives, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / May 1, 2018

Republicans’ Reaction to Comedian’s Words Highlights Their Hypocrisy

The annual White House correspondents' dinner this year, on April 28, invited comedian Michelle Wolf to deliver the evening's comedic...

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Conservatives, Georgia, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 25, 2018

Georgia Republicans Continue Assault on Decency

Washington Post columnist Kathleen Parker today published a column “Decent society is unraveling right in front of us.”  Her most...

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Religion, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 23, 2018

Letter to U.S. Clerics with Questions on Trump They Refuse to Answer

In December, I sent the letter below to several American religious leaders, quoting the growing chorus of religious and conservative...

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Crime, Mueller, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 23, 2018

The Known Facts about the Crime and Malfeasance in Trumpgate

The New York Times today published a detailed look at the known facts about the crimes and acts of malfeasance...

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Conservatives, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 21, 2018

Nikki Haley’s Feet of Cay, cont.

Joe Scarborough, former Republican Congressman and current TV/newspaper commentator, recently wrote that he does not believe Trump will run for...

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Georgia, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 21, 2018

Georgia Republicans Comfortable with Colleagues’ Racist Speak

Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank has addressed President Trump's recent words referring to immigrants "breeding" in America's sanctuary cities. He...

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Conservatives, Religion, Republicans, Trump
By barkstm / April 20, 2018

Christian Leaders’ Feckless Tolerance of Trump Continues

Michael Gerson, conservative commentator and former G.W. Bush speechwriter, recently published a column "Are these evangelicals ready to topple the...

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