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Big-government Confederates

Why am I not surprised this Confederate-loving state representative from Florida is a Tea Party Republican and former head of the state’s Christian Coalition? A bill that adds a layer of government and takes away local control passed a House panel controlled by Republicans on […]

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‘Bama greeks still unsure about desegregation

This might as well have been written in 1964. Welcome to Tuscaloosa, 2014: A modest proposal encouraging Bama’s fraternities and sororities not to discriminate or segregate on the basis of race died in the student Senate last week—after it was sunk by senators with Greek […]

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Oliver Stone validates David Duke

Acording to Haaretz, Oliver Stone said U.S. public opinion remains focused on the Holocaust due to “Jewish domination of the media,” and claims his next film will attempt to put Adolf Hitler and Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin “in context.” He claims he’s been able to “walk […]

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King Arthur gets his parking deck

The anticipated, not-so-hidden fees are already emerging for the Stadium Few Want and Atlanta Doesn’t Need. The $17 million in state bonds to expand a parking deck near the new $1.2 billion Falcons stadium has emerged as one of the biggest surprises tucked into the state […]

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Alabama opts to remain stupid

No doubt Common Core is imperfect, but at least its goals are aspirational — something Tea Party types won’t abide. They claim it’s the heavy hand of big government they fear, but in truth their opposition  is all about  imposing a delusional, fundamentalist Christian worldview on […]

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How to neuter rage

A few years ago I witnessed a meltdown, and I saw myself. That was me, sitting in traffic, screaming at no one in particular about something I couldn’t control. I decided to make a change. So now, whenever I’m stuck in one of Atlanta’s interminable […]

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You Know You’re NOT From The South … when you compile a lazy, offensive and clice-ridden list like this one. Let me set the record straight as native of the South. Most Southerners I know: Are embarrassed by the Confederate flag; Have never said “Bless […]

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Georgia’s looming embarrassment

Georgia’s answer to Louie Gohmert leads the GOP pack in the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Saxby Chambliss. Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) has a double digit lead in the Republican Senate primary, a new poll found. The Public Policy Polling survey […]

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