@andishehnouraee andishehnouraee At @AtlantaMagazine Atlanta mayors forum, Campbell says he left city better than he found it. 13 hours ago via Twitter for iPhone I messaged Andisheh late last night. … Continue Reading Bill Campbell said what?
First came the kickbacks. Now, the patronage. Gov. Nathan Deal’s choice to be the state’s mental health ombudsman is dating the governor’s chief spokesman and was chosen without following procedures outlined … Continue Reading Grifters never change (cont’d)
AT&T is lining up support for its acquisition of T-Mobile from a slew of liberal groups with no obvious interest in telecom deals — except that they’ve received big piles … Continue Reading Quid pro crock
Four years ago he couldn’t get elected lieutenant governor in his home state. Now Ralph Reed has re-emerged as a GOP power broker, attracting every Republican presidential candidate — except … Continue Reading Faith, freedom and a sleazeball
Sarah Palin or no — does anyone really think this is a system worth defending? The trip appears to be part vacation, part political rally and part reality show. Fuel, … Continue Reading Donate to Sarah Palin’s vacay fund
How does a college professor obtain a $500,000 line of credit at Tiffany’s? Or a local sportscaster and her commercial fisherman husband afford a $1.7 million second home? It wouldn’t … Continue Reading What’s changed in 60 years
Baby-faced influence peddler Ralph Reed, who secretly accepted payments from Jack Abramoff to lobby against Indian casino gambling, says he’s “intrigued” by Donald Trump’s candidacy. That Reed remains relevant on … Continue Reading Abramoff wing man touts Trump candidacy
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 … Continue Reading Q: Who’s the only person to profit from Sonny’s rule over Georgia?
Transocean Ltd. gave its top executives bonuses for achieving the “best year in safety performance in our company’s history” — despite the explosion of its oil rig that killed 11 … Continue Reading Why people hate corporate America
In his last full day in office, Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine issued himself several licenses to sell insurance and adjust claims, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has learned. Oxendine did not take … Continue Reading John Oxendine’s star power
It doesn’t happen much, so when a public official is held accountable for their misdeeds, we should cheer. Republicans would be wise to abandon Tom DeLay, an oily charlatan with … Continue Reading Dancing with the felons
Are Georgians better off than they were 8 years ago? Only if they’re named Sonny Perdue. There’s a reason the governor refused to place his financial interests in a blind … Continue Reading Pointless year in review presents … 2010’s most corrupt politician
Gov.-elect Nathan Deal put his name on three earmarks in his last year in Congress, funneling $2.1 million in federal money to three Georgia recipients. All three are represented by … Continue Reading And the culture of corruption continues
Republican primary voters weren’t the only ones casting baffling votes. Rangel Easily Defeats Five Primary Rivals
It’s mere coincidence that ethically challenged House members Charlie Rangel and Maxine Waters are black (or Democrats, for that matter). But combined they have spent 58 years in Congress. No … Continue Reading Not race, but time