Georgia’s greatest scam revisited
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 Georgia Education Center in Perry was too ambitious. The Telegraph of Macon reports the center drew only 15,000 visitors in its first 12 months of…
An exception to my rule on conspiracy theories
Ninety nine point nine percent of them are bullshit, but this one has teeth. Gov. Nathan Deal has taken a page from the political playbook of Sonny Perdue by appointing the spouse of the top federal prosecutor for North Georgia to a seat on a state commission. Deal’s office last week disclosed that the governor…
Q: Who’s the only person to profit from Sonny’s rule over Georgia?
A: Sonny Making money was Gov. H. Dumpty’s prime objective, and on that he delivered. He tripled his wealth while in office. Don’t say you weren’t informed. The local organ has doggedly reported on Sonny’s unethical conduct while governor, but no one seemed to care. Perdue ran his mid-Georgia grain and trucking businesses throughout his…
Jell-O shooters on me
Sunday alcohol sales legislation given good odds Sonny’s been gone two weeks and already things are looking up.
Perhaps Nathan Deal will surprise us
He’s been shady but, judging by his inaugural speech, Nathan Deal may not be a total *Sonny after all. “For violent and repeat offenders, we will make you pay for your crimes. For other offenders who want to change their lives, we will provide the opportunity to do so with Day Reporting Centers, Drug, DUI…
Replacing King with a crook
I don’t suspect sinister motives in the decision to move the portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. to make room for Gov. Hogg’s portrait, but the symbolism stinks as bad as Sonny’s land deals. Perdue’s mug belongs on a “Wanted” poster next to the state ethics office (if one existed).