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Rants & Raves

...and "perverted" hits the nail on the head. HOUSE SPEAKER Boehner speaks of a "balanced" approach to things. When a politician wants to lie, he throws in "balanced." In every case, it means balancing bad with good, rather than just good. Alas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-10/rants-raves
Dissent isn't treasonous

...he has told, treasonous offenses he has committed and his violations of our beloved Constitution cannot be compared to any politician in American history: "The most transparent administration." The promise to televise the health-care debate on C-SPAN...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-31/dissent-isnt-treasonous
Nunn memo unremarkable

...to raise serious money from these groups because many of them don't have enough to live on, let alone give away to some politician.The fact that, as an end result, money raised from a variety of sources may be used to "court black and Hispanic voters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-11/nunn-memo-unremarkable
A profoundly poor ldea

...impeachment, according to a recent CNN survey.Conservative firebrand Sarah Palin recently wrote that Americans should oppose any politician "who would hesitate in voting for articles of impeachment."She is technically right, but tactically wrong. Very wrong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-01/profoundly-poor-ldea
Weasely lies frustrating

...phone calls everyone gets.Politicians have a way of not telling the truth while not really lying. For instance, when a politician says he did not vote for a pay raise for himself, he is literally telling the truth, but most of us know that Congress got...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-22/weasely-lies-frustrating
Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff

...titans. He spent more than $3 million of his own money blasting Kingston - and other primary rivals before that - as a career politician, including one ad depicting his rivals as crying babies."If we want to change Washington, then we've got to change...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-07-22/perdue-defeats
Election Updates

...fiscal problems.The win marked the end of a bruising, nine-week GOP runoff in which Perdue hammered Kingston as a career politician for his 11 terms in Washington, while Kingston argued voters couldn't trust a self-proclaimed outsider to do what he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-07-22/election-news
Perdue will have impact

...short supply in Washington today.Jack Kingston is an honorable man, but after 22 years in Congress, he has become a career politician and is nowhere close to a leadership position in the Republican House. There is simply no reason to think he would become...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-21/perdue-will-have-impact
Republicans on offensive in Georgia Senate race

...Saxby Chambliss. There's also a little-known Libertarian on the Nov. 4 ballot.Both sides agree that with no sitting politician left in the race, Nunn and Perdue will clash over personalities and backgrounds as they try to capitalize on voter discontent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-07
Ga. Senate race zeroes in on metro Atlanta, north Georgia ahead of Tuesday's GOP runoff

...among those looking to speak with the candidate and talk about his fiscal policies."I liked the fact that he's not a politician and he has high-level international business experience," said Stone, who is co-owner of an insurance agency. "And...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-20/ga-senate-race-zeroes-metro-a