By Jeffrey Albertson/Jan 3. 2018 Republicans in the senate face a compromising position as the government shutdown drags on. Earlier … More
The website of the National Park Service displays a disclaimer about the limited service due to the government shutdown. Jeffrey … More
In the general election last month, candidates in two races failed to reach the required 50% vote threshold and were … More
Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith defeated Democratic challenger Michel Espy in this week’s runoff election, becoming the first elected female Senator in … More
By Jeffrey Albertson/Nov. 12, 2018 While campaigns and pundits debate the merits of a Democratic Party “blue wave” in this … More
Jeffrey Albertson/Oct. 28, 2018 67 million beneficiaries of the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs will receive a … More
/Jeffrey Albertson; June 15, 2018. The daily battle with metro Atlanta traffic is enough to try the patience of the … More
Should Democrats pursue impeachment, the chance to correct re-alignments of the past, especially the loss of blue collar labor in the midwestern and southern states, may be indefinitely lost. Without correcting that paradigm, Democrats should expect to remain in the Congressional minority in the foreseeable future.
Even if Congress codifies the President’s authority to line-item veto appropriation bills, without specifically resolving the unconstitutional delegation of budget making authority inherently held by Congress, it would be fair to expect the Supreme Court to intervene, similarly as in Clinton, and strike down the law.
The story of Atlanta’s struggle with segregation was centered on neither the crusade of civil rights activists nor the reactionary … More
Jeffrey Albertson/26 Jan. 2018 By now, the verdict on the 3-day federal government shutdown has been decided: “Schumer [Sold] Out … More
By: Jeffrey Albertson/7 Jan. 2018—Lawrenceville, GA Even though most of Georgia remains in the midst of a cold snap, some … More
By: Jeffrey Albertson/30 Dec. 2017–Atlanta, GA– Carrying the moniker as the first Republican to lose a Senate election in Alabama … More
By: Jeffrey Albertson/November 26, 2017 Before departing for Thanksgiving respite this week, President Donald Trump endorsed Alabama Republican Senate Candidate … More
Jeffrey Albertson/18 October 2017 According to data released by the Social Security Administration last Friday, the 66 million beneficiaries of … More
I. The Changing South 1. Old Politics, New People The Old “Southern” Politics The politics of the old south—that is, … More
By: Jeffrey Albertson, Jr./Atlanta, Ga, July 30, 2017 Earlier this week, President Donald Trump took to his personal Twitter account … More
The fundamental flaw in the Republican Obamacare replacement plan is the belief that government should have a minimalist role in healthcare, instead it should adopt that government intervention is necessary to guarantee a baseline of care, for all Americans—regardless of ability to pay.
“Instead of dabbling in the infertile soil of right-wing policy prescriptions, the President should seek to resolve issues where bipartisan support is paramount, the ground there is much more fruitful.”
By Jeffrey Albertson, Jr./Atlanta, GA. 26 May 2017 Back in February, President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on the … More