Wood blasts Olens on prayer assertion
July 13, 2010 12:00 AM | 1027 views | 3 3 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Max Wood, former U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Georgia and Republican candidate for state attorney general, said he is disappointed that fellow candidate Sam Olens chooses prayer as an issue in his recent television ad.

Wood said Olens "brags" that he helped set up a regular invocation before Cobb County Commission meetings. He does not tell voters, however, that he allowed an atheist to perform an invocation, Wood said.

"As a Christian and as an American, I am insulted that Olens would allow a man without faith to stand up at a public meeting and encourage others to give up their religion," Wood said. "As a candidate in this race, I am insulted that Olens would brag about this without telling voters the full story."

MAY WINS STRAW POLL: State Rep. Jeff May (R-Monroe) took the top spot at the annual Cobb County GOP July Fourth BBQ Straw Poll for a seat on the Public Service Commission. May won with 235 votes making it his sixth victory with at least 40 percent of the overall vote tally. May's nearest opponent came in a distant second trailing by 81 votes.

"Our grassroots presence at these events throughout the state shows our campaign is continuing to surge ahead," May said. "It is clear that my 3-D Energy Plan to Diversify, Develop, and Deliver is resonating with the people of Georgia."
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Kathy Brooke
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April 19, 2011
Ed Buckner is for separation of church and state, a principle of our country (and county).
anonymous
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July 15, 2010
In politics, prayer should not be an issue. Remember the seperation of Church and State, our forefathers are spinning in thier graves.
For Prayer
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July 13, 2010
I could not vote for anyone for public office who who would allow an admitted atheist to open a meeting with a prayer.

What did Mr. Olens think Mr. Buckner was going to say?

This is a man, Ed Buckner, whose name as been at the forefront of every campaign to destroy Christian belief and to do anything in his power to go against God.
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