assemblage of fools

I’ve been pretty lax about it, but fortunately Andisheh’s been keeping tabs on the General Assembly: Last week, the grown-ups running Georgia’s House of Representatives voted to stop the state from issuing license plates bearing the mascots of colleges and universities from outside Georgia. The move came just two weeks after an AJC report raised […]

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what’s wrong with atlanta

(second in a series of diatribes from an ATL native) A CITY OF FRONT-RUNNERS Recently the Los Angeles Lakers came to town to play the Hawks. Philips Arena was filled — with Lakers fans. They chanted “MVP” — on behalf of Laker Kobe Bryant. They booed — when a Hawks player made a free throw. […]

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everything’s political (cont’d)

The truth is that maybe Denzel’s depiction of a violent, successfully, drug dealing entrepreneurial thug was just too much in a year where all things revolve around the hope of Barack Obama. It wouldn’t be the first time Hollywood, represented today by the Academy through the Oscar’s, bowed to political correctness and cowardice. It’s a […]

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