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Category: Politics

Though, I try to avoid politics like the Black Plague these days, occasionally a post or two slips in here.

2006-11-07

Jaded.

To think, just five years ago, I was actively engaged in the Augusta State University Political Science Club. We helped over a hundred students on campus register to vote during one voter registration drive. We held a mock election for the 2000 Presidential race… I was entrenched in politics. I loved politics. Now, I can’t … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Chris Harrison.

2006-05-24

Immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Tuesday to fine employers who hire illegal immigrants up to $20,000 for each unauthorized worker, providing teeth to a broad immigration bill before sending it to a final vote later this week. Employers would have to check Social Security numbers and the immigration status of all new hires within … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Chris Harrison.

2001-10-17

anthrax… bah…

a lot can happen in two months. our whole world has changed. i’ve changed. we’re a little more cautious then we were before. we’re a little more weary of the world around us. we’re never going to be the same again. as our soldiers pound afghanistan with missiles and bombs, and descimate any kind of … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Chris Harrison.

2001-07-13

Condit Go Bye-Bye?

being a political science major i felt i should throw my two cents in with the whole representative condit thing… whether he killed chandra levy or not, this guy is committing political suicide. he’ll never work in the field of politics again unless he is completely and totally cleared of the allegations that he is … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Chris Harrison.

2001-06-22

Bills, Bills, Bills

god, i hate bills. they suck ass. i hate how i see most of my check sucked away so i can pay bills. i work to pay bills. i work to pay taxes. i’m getting it from both ends now. it’s funny how someone can make x amount of money and the government will take … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Chris Harrison.

2001-03-22

Referendum Passes

Here’s what we voted on: FINAL RESULTS LOCAL REFERENDUM “Shall a one percent sales and use tax for educational purposes of the Columbia County School District (the “School District”) be reimposed within Columbia County for a maximum period of time of 20 calendar quarters, for the purposes of providing funds to pay (1) the cost … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Chris Harrison.

2001-03-21

Letter to the Editor

Sent to the Bell Ringer, Augusta State University’s student newspaper on 3/21/2001: Marriot Food Service’s decision to trim its services does a great disservice to the faculty, staff and students here at Augusta State University. I think that the decision to cut the hot line from the school lunch room was a bad idea. Not … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Chris Harrison.

2000-10-20

Apathy Sucks

Originally appeared in an October 2000 issue of The Bell Ringer: I think student apathy is a serious problem on campus. It’s going to be the death of this university. This school is what we make of it. Students are the lifeblood of Augusta State. We can make or break this university. This is my … Read the rest of this item

This item was posted by Chris Harrison.