People vs. Ideas

So I was scrolling through the old Facebook news feed this morning and saw a provocative post by our hometown Patch: “What do you think of Georgia’s waiver to the No Child Left Behind Law. Will this help our schools or hurt them? Anyone have an opinion I can use in a story on Loganville-Grayson… Continue reading People vs. Ideas

A Letter to My Children: The Debt Ceiling, Politicians, and My Failure as a Father

Dear Ella and Jon – Both of your great-grandfathers served in World War II in the European theater. Pop Emmette, your Nonna’s father, was assigned to a postmasters’ outfit in France just before the final collapse of Berlin. Pop Harold, your Poppy’s dad, was a quartermaster with the Army who helped with the final supply… Continue reading A Letter to My Children: The Debt Ceiling, Politicians, and My Failure as a Father

We Should’ve Cloned Ronald Reagan

If he had lived, Ronald Reagan would’ve turned 100 years old today. I’ve been looking at the various Facebook statuses, Tweets, blog posts and articles dedicated to the late president, and I gotta tell you: we should’ve cloned Ronald Reagan when we had the chance. I mean, the stuff I’ve been reading – no disrespect… Continue reading We Should’ve Cloned Ronald Reagan

An Open Letter to Rep. John Boehner and the Rest of the G.O.P.

Dear John – I know you’re busy with the Lame Duck session of Congress, but as I’ve heard a lot lately about your plans as newly elected Speaker of the House, I thought I’d just take a moment and write you and your G.O.P. friends a letter. Sure, you’ll probably never read it, or if… Continue reading An Open Letter to Rep. John Boehner and the Rest of the G.O.P.