Mitch Clarke is director of news and content for Jacobs Media. He is a reformed print journalist, having spent nearly three decades covering local, state and national politics. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @MitchAClarke
Benjamin Franklin stopped by my office the other day to catch up on what’s going on in America today.
Hey, everybody at some time in their life has imaginary friends. Mine just happen to be the Founding Fathers. So sue me.
Nathan Deal leaves office for the last time in a couple of weeks, ending a nearly four-decade career in the public eye as a Georgia state senator, a United States congressman and, finally, the 82nd governor of Georgia.
But if he’s bittersweet about the end nearing, he doesn’t show it
Last week, I joined a growing number of Americans in becoming a cord cutter. What that means is that I have gotten rid of cable TV and I have signed up for a streaming service that bring me television programs over the internet.
It’s ironic that in the days before his death, I’d been thinking a lot about George H.W. Bush. I had watched a documentary about his presidency and I was reminded that 41 wanted us to create a “kinder and gentler” nation.
I have always been a fan of the game show “Jeopardy!” More accurately, I should say, I have always been a fan of the game show “Jeopardy!” on those occasions when the show doesn’t make me feel like an idiot.
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. It’s the one time of year I get together with my extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins. This is a good thing. I know some people dread the holiday family gatherings, but my family enjoys spending time together.
I would like for someone – anyone, really – in Hollywood to stand up and tell the truth. Just come right out with it.
“Y’all,” I’d like to hear them say. “We have slap dab run out of ideas in Hollywood.” Well, they probably wouldn’t say it with a Southern accent, but you get the point.