An Open Letter to Charles Koch

  Dear Chuck: Is it OK for me to call you Chuck? I see your name in the news so often I kind of feel like I already know you. Just yesterday I saw that you are now supporting reforms in the criminal justice system. The story even said you were teaming up (unofficially, of […]

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal To Be Indicted in January

  Georgia Governor Nathan Deal (R) will be indicted by a federal grand jury by no later than January 15, 2015, according to a source close to the investigation of the embattled former member of Congress. A second independent source confirmed that Deal will indeed be indicted, but could not verify when the indictment will […]

Officer Quincy’s Blues, Part II

After thirteen months as a patrol officer for the Atlanta Police Department (APD), Officer Quincy’s partner, Chuck, was assigned to another duty and Quincy was partnered with a second officer, whom he called Roy. Roy, unlike his previous partner, was white. Roy, Quincy said, was a “good old country boy from South Georgia” who had […]

Officer Quincy’s Blues, Part I

About a month ago, as I was walking out of church on Sunday, someone tapped me on the shoulder. When I turned, I saw an African-American gentleman I estimated to be in his early to mid-thirties, about six feet tall, well-dressed, with the muscular appearance of someone who perhaps worked out in his spare time. […]

A New GOP Coalition: Fact or Folly?

Republicans, buoyed by the news that Jeb Bush will very likely seek the 2016 GOP nomination, are now positing theories by which they can build a new voter coalition and win the general election no matter which Democrat runs against them. More specifically, GOP operatives have been telling the media lately that they believe they […]

Does iCarly Have Any Chance in 2016?

Even though no Republican has formally announced that he or she will be running for the GOP Presidential nomination in 2016, the field is getting awfully crowded. It is assumed that the known names–Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, Marco Rubio, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz, Rick Perry–will make announcements early next year. But a surprise candidate has […]

For Jeb Bush, Let the Hypocrisy Games Begin!

Former Florida governor and potential 2016 Republican candidate for President Jeb Bush has announced that he will resign as a paid advisor for Barclays bank. The move, which will become effective December 31, comes less than 24 hours after Bush criticized President Obama’s normalization of relations with Cuba. “I don’t think we should be negotiating with […]