Mike gamecock DeVine

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A trial lawyer for two decades in South Carolina; owner of Ati Vista LLC since 2002 now associated with Lupa Law Firm; VP & Counsel for Buddy Allen Roofing & Construction Inc. since 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia; and a freelance writer, DeVine was the conservative voice of the Charlotte Observer from 2006-8 and has been the owner of HillbillyPolitics.com since 2009. www.devinelawvista.com
One Hundred and Fifty years ago this week my great-great-grandfather Lecil DeVine was shot in the face and captured by Union forces at Big Shanty, Georgia, a key rail station just north of Kennesaw Mountain and Marietta, while a confederate soldier defending against  General William Tecumseh Sherman's inevitable capture...
Doing nothing while an autocratic Executive Branch grabs power is a death warrant for a free America.
It is fitting that if we are to celebrate the birthday of just one president as a national holiday that it be the Father of our Country, without whose leadership and character there would be no United States of America.             And yes, Monday's federal holiday is still, and always has...
That's right, both Clintons are Democrats who favor economic policies that have an irrefutable track record of killing jobs, preventing their creation in the first place, trapping families in welfare dependence and destroying middle class wealth via housing busts. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is correct when he identifies former President Clinton...
...still will not have hosted a Super Bowl this time next week. While tea party conservatives endure IRS audits and face 007bama T-men with licenses to kill their 501(c)(4)s, the nation's largest non-profit appears poised to dodge a wintry-mix-laden NFL Championship Game tomorrow in the Garden State. Yes, we know many...
Of course, big businesses led by Democrats, Republicans and independents naturally favor greater supplies of labor, but these aren't your grandfathers' brotherhoods for middle class wages anymore. How else to explain the vocal support of SEIU (amid deafening silence from AFL-CIO affiliates and Teamsters) for an infusion of 11 million...
The latter, by far. Yesterday at High Noon, Mother Earth decided to up and quickly dump snow and ice on Atlanta and Birmingham's metro areas, prepped for immediate sticking by hours of freezing temperatures, just as millions of commuters sought to ensure that they and their children were able to...
Section 3 of Article II of the U.S. Constitution provides that the President "shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the State of the Union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient." Tomorrow night, President Barack Obama will deliver...