A Reckoning

“Make no mistake, it’s not revenge he’s after, it’s a reckoning.” – Doc Holliday – Being incarcerated for a crime that a person did not commit almost always creates bitterness and a desire for revenge. Yet, revenge is similar to an addiction. A person cannot...

God’s Flawed Warrior

1980 – Soviet tanks, troops, and helicopters invade a rugged region that has never been conquered; Afghanistan. Soviet soldiers are raping women, killing civilians, and placing toys in towns for children to pick up. These toys are equipped with bombs. Thousands of...

Bearing False Witness

“A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who pours out lies will not go free.” Proverbs 19:5 – In Georgia, and elsewhere, crime victims should always be given justice. I have been a victim of a residential burglary. I never knew the feeling of insecurity...

The Gift

“When you were born, instructions on how to raise you were not included.” – Carol Worley Swindle – I cannot say with a straight face that I was an easy child. I was stubborn, mischievous, sometimes disobedient, amongst other things. Some folks say that...

The 90 Day Law

COVID has had a huge impact on the criminal justice system. However, judges, lawyers, victims, defendants, and other litigants are working hard to relieve the backlog of cases across the state. There has been improvement every day. The judges, defense attorneys, and...

Mentorship Enriches Our Community

“A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.” — Bob Proctor. When you ask a successful business owner, community volunteer, welder, mechanic, doctor, etc., how they achieved success,...

The Rittenhouse Verdict

Kenosha, Wisconsin— August 25, 2020 Gaige Grosskreutz, Joseph Rosenbaum, Anthony Huber, and Kyle Rittenhouse attend a protest over the police shooting of a black man named Jacob. But, the four are not together. Rittenhouse is alone. Trial testimony provided that Kyle...

Herschel Walker for Senate

Fall of 1980 – “That man is huge,” I said to my father. Who is he? My father said, “Jake, that is Herschel Walker. He will win the Heisman Trophy.” A couple of minutes pass. Then Herschel approaches and puts me on his shoulder. Actually, it was more like a boulder....