Commentary

Bookman: Georgia GOP ensnared by hostility to health care safety net

Georgia Republicans are caught in a trap, trying to adjust to a rapidly changing state while also trying to placate a party base that...

Bookman: Extremism the new norm as GOP aims to purge moderates

It is extremist to claim, in the complete absence of evidence, that the election was stolen. It is extremist to demand that millions of legal,...

‘Is this America?’ Black Capitol police officer’s plea a prelude to...

Earlier this week, in an emotional moment among emotional moments, lead U.S. House Impeachment Manager, U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., shared the story of...

Georgia Power: Be a good ‘citizen’ with toxic coal ash

As sure as salt water licks the sands of our Golden Isles, we can expect the state’s largest utility to put a squeeze on...

Bookman: Georgia GOP lawmakers are aligned with ‘Stop the Steal’ mob

Unlike the thugs who attacked the U.S. Capitol in frustration at losing an election, Georgia’s Republican legislators are not resorting to violence. However, if...

Bookman: Too few GOP leaders put the lie to voter fraud...

“Tell the truth.” From the moment that we become capable of uttering and comprehending a simple sentence, we are taught to tell the truth. Our...

Republican praise of Martin Luther King will sound even more hollow...

There’s a long list of Republicans who ought not part their lips this holiday weekend to praise Martin Luther King Jr., to quote from...

Praise the Lord and pass the pipe bomb The author knows...

Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker singing “Praise the Lord” on the TV was the soundtrack of my childhood. As I’d get ready for school or...

Georgians Are Eager For Immigration Reform

In November and again last week, Georgia's diverse electorate delivered a mandate for transformative solutions to build a vibrant and healthy country which includes...

Bookman: It was always going to end this way

"I can tell you I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of the Bikers for Trump,” Donald...
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