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Bookman: GOP uses government power to cancel First Amendment

Last month, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian took the bold step of daring to criticize the actions of the Georgia General Assembly. As...

New voter restrictions fit a long pattern

In this current debate about whether to expand or restrict voting, each side is probably spot on about the basic motivations of the politicians...

Bookman: Trump’s arm-twisting might have worked under new election rules

Almost five months later, Donald Trump’s dictatorial refusal to accept defeat still looms large over the country, particularly here in Georgia. It continues to...

The care and feeding of the Republican base

The National Republican Senatorial Committee launched its first televised attack ads against what it believes are among the most vulnerable Democratic U.S. senators up for reelection...

Will knowing less about cyberattacks really make Georgians safer? Proposed legislation...

Georgia lawmakers are taking swift action on cybersecurity bills with open government implications. The Georgia First Amendment Foundation stated our opposition to these bills, which...

Bookman: Recalling Zell while Geoff Duncan risks ‘doing the right thing’

“Republicans don’t need election reform to win. We need leadership,” Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan told Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press” over the...

Georgia’s Gold Dome has a ‘Death Valley,’ too

On the South Carolina side of Lake Hartwell, there’s a giant gridiron edifice that you can see from your boat. Clemson’s stadium is dubbed...

Time to take off the mule blinders

If your great-grandfather was a farmer, he probably didn’t start out plowing with a tractor. More than likely, mules or horses first pulled his...

Bookman: Voter fraud lie forces frenzy of voter suppression bills

A lie is a fickle creature. Once told, a lie marches free into the world, with its own agenda, out of control of those who...

Expanding in-state tuition to Georgia DACA recipients boosts workforce

As new executive and congressional leadership takes charge with the goal of revitalizing our nation’s immigration system, we must recognize at a local level...
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