Author: Dusty Nix

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Whether the Phenix City voting flap is indeed a case a voter fraud or just some kind of political/bureaucratic tangle, the impatience of many in... [Read More]
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Alabama is a beautiful state, full of beautiful places and millions of beautiful people. And for whatever perverse and tragic reasons, it has spent a... [Read More]
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Near the end of the Civil War, what was formally named the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands was established for the educational, economic,... [Read More]
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Seventy-six years ago, Americans awoke to a Sunday that probably began pretty much the way most Sundays begin. People got up and made coffee, fixed... [Read More]
Tags: infamy - nation - world
Words can both reveal and obscure. A recent rule change that Georgia's environmental regulation agency describes as a "clarification" has, at least for the moment,... [Read More]
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Federal government statistics from January indicate there are more than 10,000 homeless people in Georgia. [Read More]
A lawsuit that calls into question the accuracy and integrity of past elections is working its way through the system. In the meantime, a bipartisan... [Read More]
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Sexual boorishness would seem to be the one truly bipartisan activity in politics right now. [Read More]
Native Georgian and former President Jimmy Carter's humanitarian efforts over the nearly 37 years since the end of his presidency have earned him not just... [Read More]
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It's called Project Veritas. The latter word, of course, is Latin for "truth." [Read More]
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The Georgia Supreme Court, in what is considered a landmark decision, ruled in June that citizens of the state who believe a state law is... [Read More]
This column was originally written for Thanksgiving 2013. [Read More]
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When brutal Spanish dictator Francisco Franco died in 1975 with the blood of hundreds of thousands on his hands, Rich Aregood, Philadelphia Daily News pundit... [Read More]
Bibb City Elementary School, built just over a century ago, was like many public schools in the Chattahoochee Valley's once-busy textile towns. [Read More]
Remember those cartoons in Gary Larson's "The Far Side" with one panel labeled "What We Say to Our Dogs" followed by "What Our Dogs Hear"?... [Read More]
Early last month, Georgians and much of the nation were appalled and disgusted by accounts of an abusive drug "sweep" at a south Georgia high... [Read More]
Tags: Georgia - Deal - Early
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The man held responsible for seven horrific rape/murders of elderly Columbus women in 1977-78 has lived more of his life behind bars since his conviction... [Read More]
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We would have been naively optimistic in the extreme to expect that no Muscogee County public schools would appear on the first "F" list submitted... [Read More]
There's a newly deployed weapon in the newly intensified culture war over the Civil War: lobbyists. [Read More]
As the late U.S. House Speaker Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, D-Mass., famously observed, "All politics is local." That observation is frequently validated all over the... [Read More]
Tags: Georgia - Blues - D-Mass
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