Jay Bookman

Opinion columnist and blogger at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, specializing in foreign relations, environmental and technology-related issues

"I'll rise up, I'll rise unafraid ..."


I'm told that some sort of important sports-ball event will be taking place this weekend, involving a group of local Atlanta lads against a team from somewhere up north, and that this event will be cause for an immense rallying of community spirit and, if victorious, will allow us to set aside harsh memories of past failures in this regard.

Is that correct?

If so, then perhaps this song will be appropriate:


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Jay Bookman writes about government and politics, with an occasional foray into other aspects of life as time, space and opportunity allow.