Political newcomer Robert E. Peacock defeated incumbent Darla J. "Dee" Yearty for the Dodge County School Board District 3 seat in the General Primary and Nonpartisan General Election on May 20, 2014.
With 565 voting, Peacock claimed 381 votes and Yearty received 184.
For the Georgia State House of Representative Seat 149, incumbent Jimmy Pruett, Jr. won over challenger John D. Clements, 1250 votes to 421 votes.
These numbers are unofficial. Final totals will be printed in next week's edition of The Dodge County News.
Liberals are now pushing for anti-hate speech legislation to be enforced by liberal politicians, of course. As soon as they can figure out how to read our minds, they will be able to punish us for thought crimes. When I was in law school in the early 1970s, no mention was made of “hate”crimes.
Of course Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is a creepy guy, but if the same rules were applied to utterances by NBA players and ESPN commentators there would be many vacancies on team rosters and behind microphones. Many minorities found gainful employment and huge paychecks from the Clippers basketball team, usually not a very successful ballclub at that.
“One person’s hate speech is another person’s freedom to speak. The last thing any of us should ever want is to allow the State to define what they contend is proper speech and what isn’t.”
Gary DeMar on GodfatherPolitics.com
Astute writer Selwyn Duke on TheAbsurdReport.com wants to know - where is the rehabilitation for “racists”? Liberals claim muggers and murderers were victims of their environment, and didn’t know what they were doing, weren’t responsible for what they were doing, needed rehabilitation. Apparently thought crimes are a different category, as libertarian legend Murray Rothbard and others have pointed out for years.
As for Clippers owner Donald Sterling, he has hired a string of four different black coaches since he bought the Clippers team in 1981. Doc Rivers, the current black head coach says he wasn’t aware of Mr. Sterling’s past racial remarks. [Full Story »]
We are excited to welcome you all to Dodge County High School’s graduation. Our school’s graduation is a time-honored tradition and we are very proud of the ceremony that our school holds. We, the Dodge County High School Seniors, would like to ask the community-including parents, visitors and any special guests-to please allow each graduate the opportunity to receive his or her diploma in a dignified manner. We respectfully request that there be no catcalls, outbursts or yells from the crowd.
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The following arrests were reported by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office for the dates April 22, 2014 through May 12, 2014.
Randall C. Carr – 4/23/14 – false report of a crime (one count).
Dannie Lee McLaughlin – 4/24/14 – public drunkenness (one count) and obstruction of officer (one count).
Jimmy B. Hayes – 4/25/14 – theft by taking (three counts).
Mary Fullwood – 4/25/14 – criminal trespass (one count).
Ronald McCullough – 4/25/14 – possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (one count).
John J. Lancaster – 4/25/14 – pedestrian under the influence (one count).
Ramy Othman – 4/27/14 – pedestrian under the influence (one count).
Jonathan N. Long – 4/27/14 – terroristic threats and acts (one count) and criminal trespass (one count). [Full Story »]