Most people, knowing what’s known about the shooting of Trayvon Martin, would like to see George Zimmerman charged with something — me included. But it would be a miscarriage of justice … Continue Reading Racism doesn’t kill people — vigilantes with guns often do
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
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
Let’s say 10 years from now — long after the Georgia General Assembly approves public funding for a new Falcons stadium (shouldn’t that be put to a statewide referendum?) — … Continue Reading No refunds for the subsidisers
Already this year Bobby Franklin, a state representative from Marietta, has compared gays to “unrepentant drug dealers” and tried to criminalize miscarriages. Now he’s badmouthing tornado survivors. At least 340 … Continue Reading Asshole state rep. strikes again
Excellent column by the AJC’s Kyle Wingfield detailing what the money earmarked for an unnecessary football stadium could go toward instead: For example, it could go to cutting property taxes. … Continue Reading What $400 mil would buy