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Stand with Charlie — Stand Up for Georgia.

Charlie Bailey has been talking for a long time — about 34 years to be exact — since he was about a year old. And, as his mama, I’ve heard him do a lot of  that talking. But now, I’m … Continue reading

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She’s Dancing in the Stars

As long as I can remember, dancing and I have been inseparable — it was the thing that set me free and made me feel safe…at the same time. I started taking lessons when I was two. It was 1953 … Continue reading

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My Son: Georgia’s Next Attorney General

  Ok. I know I’m his mama, but… …he’s got what it takes to be an excellent attorney general — ethics, experience, and a deep love for his home state. And regardless of one’s political affiliation, I imagine most folks … Continue reading

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He Was Lynched in 1947. We Honored Him in 2018.

He was lynched in 1947.  And the Harris and Troup County communities honored him in 2018. Mr. Henry (Peg) Gilbert – a very successful farmer and landowner in the Jones Crossroads community – was wrongfully accused of hiding an African-American fugitive … Continue reading

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I Told You So. Many, Many Times.

“When the volatile political bedfellows of money and religion discover the honeymoon is over, the break-up will affect all of us.” I wrote this in my column following George Bush’s, Dick Cheney’s, and Karl Rove’s victory in 2004. Well, I … Continue reading

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The Slant…

  …of the September sun, that is.   We have been blessed with absolutely beautiful here in West Georgia for the past few days, even though Irma slammed our neighbors south of us.   The angle of the sun shifted… …making … Continue reading

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Fast Cars, Loud Music

I have a confession to make. I love driving fast, listening to pop music (all of it — rap, too), and dancing — all at the same time. And I can dance while sitting in my car. Believe it. In … Continue reading

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