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Channel: Video: Lester Maddox Says it's Not About Race


This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

Lester Maddux who unless I’m mistaken was Governor of Georgia at one point, but him saying that denying African-Americans service to his business “is not about race” reminds me of the famous bank robber Willy Sutton saying that robbing banks “is not about the money”. 142 more words

American History

$1M to run for Congress?

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Regardless of whether he wins election to Congress this fall, Augusta businessman and Republican Rick W. Allen is on the brink of joining an exclusive club in Georgia politics – candidates willing to spend $1 million of their own money seeking office. 86 more words

Georgia

Associated Press: David Perdue defeats Rep. Jack Kingston

ATLANTA (AP) – Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in a Republican runoff for Georgia’s U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a general election matchup against Democrat Michelle Nunn. 122 more words

Local News

Scandal taints Georgia’s GOP governor as Democratic challenger surges in polls

President Jimmy Carter’s grandson, Jason Carter  is the Democratic challenger and I could think of nothing better than to see this crook, Nathan Deal get knocked down from his “throne” by a young Democrat… 734 more words

Jimmy Carter

Democrats are in the lead in Georgia, what will happen if they succeed? #gapol #GOP #tcot

New WSB polls are showing both Carter in the lead by seven points over Incumbent Nathan Deal for Governor while another poll they’ve conducted shows Michelle Nunn holding the lead over the likely GOP nominee Jack Kingston for U. 118 more words

This Is Stupid

Today I am mad as hell. Yesterday afternoon I found out that a candidate I voted for accepted money – A LOT OF MONEY- from one of my least favorite organizations. 511 more words

Personal Perspectives