Must say the millennial democrat voter and even older ones too, show just how stupid they really are in news reports and letters to the newspapers supporting election of the president by popular vote versus the electoral college. Your lack of understanding of the constitutional underpinnings reflects volumes of your voting demographics in paying attention in school. Democrat voters, please put down your weed pipe, take your perverted minds off the free peep show in the women’s dressing rooms/bathrooms for just a moment so this republican voter can school you!
As a 70-year-old former Dodge County High School student, class of 1965, I’m still well versed in simple high school civics.
Our founders wanted to preserve states’ authority and therefore created a constitutional republic, not a pure democracy. To limit federal power, the 10th amendment was added.
In addition, each state has two senators regardless of population. Now some states have two senators and one member of the House. To ensure large population states did not control elections, the Electoral College was created. Without the Electoral College small, thinly populated states would be left out. We are a large and mobile nation. Populations shift for economics, climate or social reasons. Our system provides representation regardless of population shifts. We are best served when the concept is understood and NOT altered for current political purpose.
What’s the bottom line of this opinion letter? Hey cry baby you lost, now get over it. The Donald is your man, and there is no more FREE stuff either. Get a JOB!!
TSGT. Joseph Bryan, U.S.A. F. Ret
Exit polls on Election Day showed high school educated white men voted Trump over Clinton by 67-20 percent and white women with the same background also went for Trump in smaller margins. This is a huge voting bloc, seldom discussed by big media. These voters are also far more intelligent than the media portrayal. VDARE.com and other savvy sites have been pointing this out for years. Maybe listening to the media left’s “friendly “ advice to cater to Democrat constituencies is a mistake. Their overrated “gender gap” predictions did not materialize this year. Maybe the Dangerfield vote showed up on November 8th.
You have to like a Defense Secretary named Mad Dog, especially a guy with 41 years Marine Corps service.
“Anyone called MADDOG is good for me.”
Howard Galganov Galganov.com
General Mattis would be the second U.S. General to be Secretary of Defense.
KISS co-founder Gene Simmons doesn’t have a high opinion of Hollywood leftists: “People in Malibu shouldn’t decide our foreign policy.”
New York magazine’s whiney writer David Remnick called Donald Trump’s election “a sickening event, a tragedy for the American republic,” a victory for “authoritarianism” at home and abroad. In other words, liberals lost. At least he knows we are a republic, not a democracy.
“People on the right think that most people on the left are wrong; people on the left think that most people on the right are evil.”
Dennis Prager on Townhall.com 11-29-16
Bumper sticker of the day: Just Visiting This Planet.
Lawmakers in California won’t require National Guardsmen to repay enlistment bonuses issued a decade ago after they signed up for a tour in Afghanistan and Iraq. There always seems to be plenty of money for foreign aid but not enough for active military and veterans. [Full Story »]
An Eastman man has died after he poured gasoline on himself and then set himself on fire.
Dodge County Coroner Joe Smith said that Michael Coney, a 42 year old black male, of a Habitat Lane, Eastman address, died at approximately 12:30 p.m. at Doctors Hospital in Augusta on Tuesday, December 13 as a result of massive burns over 97 percent of his body.
On Monday night, December 12 around 10:30 p.m., the Eastman Police and Eastman Fire Department responded to a call at the Hop In on Oak Street where a subject had set himself on fire. According to witnesses, the man went into the store to purchase a small amount of gas, which the clerk stated she thought he had a gas can outside.
Once the pump was turned on, the man poured gas all over the front of his clothing. He then set his clothes on fire. The man was transferred by helicopter to the burn center in Augusta.
The Eastman Police Department reported the following arrests made from December 5, 2016 through December 13, 2016.
Brenton Gibson, age 32, of Chester, was arrested for printing, executing, negotiating checks, drafts, orders, debit card.
Juvenile, age 15, of Eastman, was arrested for shoplifting less than $500.00.
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The Dodge County High School wrestling team traveled to Hazlehurst Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3 to compete in the 10th annual Yellow Jacket Duals hosted by Jeff Davis High School. There were 20 teams from all over the state of Georgia competing this year.
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By Chad W. Smith
The Dodge County High School (DCHS) basketball teams hosted Telfair County in their only games scheduled last week. Dodge and Telfair renewed an old rivalry, after an absence of almost five years, Tuesday, November 29 in Eastman.
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