Columbia — In this race, there are two candidates running for an open seat.
One candidate is running on a campaign of issues, and the other is running a campaign of vulgarity.
Aiken Area Progressive is endorsing the candidate talking about the issues that matter to South Carolina people, Mia McLeod. Read the rest of this entry »
Let me be the first to say that we have to endorse someone, even if the choices are not up to snuff, because one of four people will be in the White House on Friday, January 20, 2017.
After careful thought and consideration, we at Aiken Area Progressive have endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as president.
However, this was not easy as each of the four candidates had factors that would have disqualified them had another progressive independent ran. Read the rest of this entry »
North Carolina doesn’t just have a presidential election this year.
The Tar Heel State, like eleven others, also have gubernatorial elections on the same day.
The theme of this campaign has been broken promises by the incumbent, Pat McCrory. Read the rest of this entry »
Seven years ago, the most disrespectful outburst towards a sitting president in US history occurred.
And the person who did it was Joe Wilson.
Sadly, the voters here have a history of rewarding traitorous behavior.
Let’s hope that changes here. Read the rest of this entry »
Georgia has been down the wrong track for over a decade now.
And the same people in charge now are responsible.
Including Johnny Isakson. Read the rest of this entry »
Atlanta — One amendment on the ballot will determine whether big Atlanta government or the people will have control of public schools in the Peach State.
Amendment One is on the ballot.
That means our children’s futures are on the line. Read the rest of this entry »
Being the top cop in a town is hard. Being the top cop in a county is even harder.
While Ed Carroll has been a good sheriff, I can’t help but think that he could one day be influenced by national leaders of his party on issues that matter to a browning population in Barnwell County.
We need to avoid that possibility at all costs.
Aiken Area Progressive, which recently relocated to Barnwell County on October 16, is making its first-ever endorsement for the county’s top cop position.
We at Aiken Area Progressive is endorsing Willie Walker for the job. Read the rest of this entry »
Almost three weeks ago, we were ready to endorse a candidate in this race.
Then, one of the candidates, in a desperate attempt to get elected, illegally and unconstitutionally seized the property of Backpage in a scurrilous red herring of “human trafficking”.
We know for sure at that time, Kamala Harris would only look out for herself, not her constituents, in the nation’s largest state by population. Read the rest of this entry »
Bellevue, Wash. — T-Mobile jumped the gun on Wednesday.
Big Pink outed the Alcatel Idol 4s with Windows 10, the superphone that many talked about Alcatel working on since January.
The phone showed up briefly on T-Mobile’s web page during the early afternoon, before the company took the page down. Read the rest of this entry »