Josh Barker

The History of the iPhone

January 9, 2007 is a day that has forever changed the technology industry. While I was alive and in kindergarten, like most, I don’t personally remember that day. The day itself wasn’t dramatic like 9/11, but without it, we certainly wouldn’t be where we are today. That was the day of Steve Job’s keynote address […]

The Diaries of Winter Part 1

It was early morning in New York. I was standing on the edge of one of the area’s many harbors, looking out over the bay. A ship was just pulling into the port. I watched as the crew untied the rigging, lowered the sails, and steered the large ship into the docking area. The year […]

Jedi Tests

Star Wars, from the first day it came out, was wildly successful and popular. The storyline was fantastic,and the graphics were unlike anything anyone had ever seen. What else drew the fans? Starships shooting their laser thingies at each other in epic battles, clone troopers in their full body armor, Hans Solo and the Wookie, […]

Mission Terraformation

Mission Terraformation

It’s just another day, you’re talking home from school, backpack slung over one shoulder. The birds are singing, the sun is overhead, the trees are swaying gently in the breeze. The neighborhood you are walking through has houses lining the street, and some people are milling about. You pass a man walking his dog, a […]

The Results of the Local Georgia Elections: State Constitution Amendments and SPLOST

Elected officials weren’t the only thing voted on in the state of Georgia on November 8th. Georgia residents also voted on a series of amendments to Georgia’s State Constitution, and locally many voted on SPLOSTs including in Macon-Bibb. We’ll briefly take a look at several of these and whether they passed or not. Amendment 1 […]

The Federalist Party

The Federalist Party

“I’ve been a Republican my whole life. Ronald Reagan once famously said, “I didn’t leave the Democratic party, the Democratic party left me.” Well, I’m not leaving the GOP. The GOP became the POT – the Party of Trump – and I won’t be represented by him. I swallowed my pride and backed Mitt Romney […]

The Real Problem with the TSA and the Solution

The Real Problem with the TSA and the Solution

Tired of TSA wait lines? Josh Barker got a solution for that. Check it out!
“More and more longer and longer wait times are becoming the norm… [Even with all the waiting,] the TSA has a 95% failure rate.”