9/22: Passion for politics: Democratic and Republican

Moderated by Rick Badie

One embraces a Democratic heritage that, due to his activist mother, was molded at a tender age.

The other applies the Republican viewpoint when it comes to economic development and private business.

Tharon Johnson, 33, and Brad Carver, 39, have had an impact on state and local politics. Now they turn their attention to the 2012 presidential election.

Read about their views and then comment.

4 comments Add your comment

Wes T.

September 23rd, 2011
9:42 am

Democrat: “Here’s a thoughtful explanation of who I am, where I come from and why I believe what I believe.”

Republican: “#$&% President Obama.”

What a surprise…..


September 22nd, 2011
2:56 pm

Republican versus Democrat.
Turnip versus Squash.
Why bother what either has to say?


September 22nd, 2011
11:21 am

Carver rehashes tired. old talking points that have been proven to be false (e.g. his point about regulations or the South being the nation’s economic engine). That to me is ’nuff said (esp. since republican controlled GA has a higher unemployment rate than the national one).


September 21st, 2011
8:30 pm

Let’s see…Carver holds a private sector job and creates employment opportunities and development while, Johnson – who for whatever reason didn’t write is own essay – is a lifelong community activist relying on government to solve all ills. ‘Nuff said.