I am a native of Georgia and have chosen to live my entire life here in our beautiful state. Born in Atlanta in 1968, I grew up and lived in Henry County virtually my entire life. Like many native Georgians, I have primarily Cherokee and Scots-Irish blood coursing through my veins - both of which, along with my upbringing, have instilled in me a love for our land, our people, and our rich heritage.
I was raised in a Christian home by Christian parents; and, consequently, I accepted Christ, myself, as a young boy. I have been a Baptist my entire life and, though not without faults, have sought to serve the Lord my entire life, as well. It has been my honour to serve the Lord in many areas as a layman; and I have had the privilege of helping many others come to know Christ as their personal Saviour, too. I count my faith in God and His Word to be my greatest asset, as I seek to serve as your next governor.
One of the most important things in my life is my family. Most of the values that I hold dear today are the same values that were instilled in me as a boy. Today, I still have a close relationship with my mom, dad, and brother; and being a daddy is the most important job that I hold. I have been a single dad since my little boy was just a year old; at that time, my wife stated that she no longer wished to be a wife and mother and left us. It has been just the two of us -- my son and I -- ever since. Although the life of a single parent has not been an easy one at times, it has been the most rewarding part of my life. I have sincerely tried to raise my son in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, as his mother and I covenanted together to do before he was born; and my son is my pride and joy to this day.
I am the president of Ray McBerry Enterprises, Inc. and produce radio and television commercials, primarily in the Atlanta market.
Politically, I consider myself a "constitutionalist" - that is, I strongly support a return to the original principles of our Founding Fathers. Although I am a life-long Republican, I do not support the globalist, socialist policies of either the Democrat or Republican parties at the national level; but I do feel that most Georgians who vote Republican feel about the same as myself... folks who support traditional values and a return to the Bible and the Constitution.
We are living in perilous times. The grand constitutional republic that was given to us by the Founding Fathers to preserve our ancient liberty stands on the brink of being transformed into a tyrannical empire, just as the Roman Republic of old. It is high time that Americans like ourselves, who still believe that the "old ways" are the best ways, take a stand and say "Enough is enough!" We need statesmen who will represent the People of Georgia... NOT the interests of the downtown Atlanta establishment... and NOT the interests of the federal leviathan in Washington, D.C. We must say to them both... "Georgia First!" Will you join with me in this political revolution and help take back control of our lives, our liberties, and our destiny as a sovereign state?