Remember Fanplex, the family-friendly miniature golf course in the middle of a rough neighborhood, er, the bustling plaza outside Turner Field. Built for $2.5 million in 2002, (Fanplex) was supposed … Continue Reading FanPlex on a bender
I’ve tried to defend my home state but the rednecks make it difficult, particularly now that they appear to be multiplying.
Favorability ratings with Georgia Republicans: Paula Deen 73/11, Martin Luther King Jr. 59/28 — PublicPolicyPolling (@ppppolls) August 7, 2013
The movement to punish the Legislature for refusing to accept a cap on gifts from lobbyists is a plot by “media elites and liberal special interest groups” to divide the GOP, … Continue Reading Ga. Speaker: Ethics reform a liberal plot
A new report measuring states on the strength of their laws on public corruption and government openness ranks Georgia last in the nation, a grade state officials dismissed as a … Continue Reading Ga. last in ethics; pols blame the messenger
Guns on college campuses and polling places? No problem. Brought to you by the buffoons in Georgia’s General Assembly.
A copy of the Ten Commandments could be posted in all Georgia government buildings and schools under a bill passed unanimously Tuesday by House lawmakers. Rep. Tommy Benton, R-Jefferson, is … Continue Reading Thou shalt not waste time w/ symbolic legislation
Georgia’s worst governor ever? Hard to say, but Sonny Perdue was definitely the worst in my lifetime. It turns out even the most conservative attendance prediction for the Go Fish … Continue Reading Georgia’s greatest scam revisited
Mississippi, unsurprisingly, is the most conservative, followed by Utah, Wyoming and, drumroll, Alabama.
Having already subsidized a fishing museum in former Gov. H. Dumpty’s backyard the state of Georgia is now helping fund a unnecessary new football stadium for the Falcons and its … Continue Reading State budget finds room for fishing ponds, football stadiums
So I learned tonight there is a Baconton, GA, located in the southwest corner of the state. The town of 804 was the birthplace of the paper-shell pecan industry. Georgia … Continue Reading It came from Georgia
The question before a three-judge panel for the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta Thursday is whether Georgia’s prohibition on firearms in places of worship conflicts with the … Continue Reading In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Gun
Watching Michael Moore and Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello on Bill Maher’s show reminded me how alike the fringes are. Left and right, they share a victim’s mentality, … Continue Reading Hyperbole is what ails America
No pride in being a Georgian tonight. Troy Davis executed for MacPhail murder
It’s impossible to defend the appointment of a bigot like Phil Kent to the newly created Immigration Enforcement Review Board , and Gov. Nathan Deal, interviewed by 11 Alive’s Doug … Continue Reading Crooked governor defends appointment of bigoted plagiarist