Voices

Trump supporters say, ‘I told you so’

Trump supporters say, ‘I told you so’

1. FBI head proves Washington has a vendetta against Trump From New York Post: “Some 19 months after Trump was elected, the schism his triumph reflected is hardening.” 2. Commentary: For Trump supporters, DOJ IG report amounts to "Told ya so" From CBS News: “Plot twists like these would be laughed out of a script meeting.” 3. Inspector general...
This is ‘violence against children,’ the left says

This is ‘violence against children,’ the left says

1. The Trump administration is committing violence against children From Washington Post: “Separating families at the border will inflict long-term damage on young people.” 2. Trump and the Baby Snatchers From New York Times: “Family separation is one of the most callous policies Trump has implemented.” 3. Toxic effects of stress on children separated...
Opinion: Trump vs. Trump

Opinion: Trump vs. Trump

I have to profess a degree of respect and even admiration for Trump supporters these days. It can’t be easy to keep believing all the things that the faith requires you to believe, particularly when they so often contradict each other. For example: ---------- According to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, “we don’t have a policy of separating families at the border.&rdquo...
Opinion: Moving forward on regional transit in metro Atlanta

Opinion: Moving forward on regional transit in metro Atlanta

A few weeks ago, the Georgia General Assembly passed landmark legislation creating a regional transit authority in metro Atlanta. Skeptics believed it couldn’t be done, saying the issue was too complicated, our state and region too divided. But I had faith that these obstacles could be overcome. Indeed, through the many months spent shepherding this bill through the state Legislature, I was...
Torpy at Large: Casey Cagle continues anti-'illegals' message on campaign trail

Torpy at Large: Casey Cagle continues anti-'illegals' message on campaign trail

The GOP gubernatorial primary runoff is underway and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle can return to the important work of beating up on illegals. I can almost see the ad where he borrows from the catchy TV commercial of his opponent, Secretary of State Brian Kemp. After the requisite shotgun blast, Casey manfully ambles over to his monster truck and drawls, “Ah’ve got a big truck, just in case...
Hazing death of Roswell teen leads to tougher laws. Should colleges ban frats?

Hazing death of Roswell teen leads to tougher laws. Should colleges ban frats?

I have written a lot over the years about Greek life on college campuses, most often about the research showing higher levels of binge drinking among fraternities and sororities. Increasingly, I’ve been writing about deaths due to fraternity hazing, including that of Maxwell Gruver of Roswell at Louisiana State University. Nine months ago, Gruver was found unconscious on a couch at the Phi Delta...