General Assembly

No refunds for the subsidisers

July 8, 2011 // 6 Comments

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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?) — [...]

Asshole state rep. strikes again

May 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

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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 [...]

What $400 mil would buy

March 11, 2011 // 3 Comments

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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 [...]

Georgia: The new Mississippi

April 14, 2010 // 8 Comments

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Atlanta’s downtown connector is about to get another coat of asphalt. Why? The resurfacing of the northbound lanes should correct the problem of water seeping through the roadway that led to [...]

Georgia praises Scientology

February 18, 2010 // 1 Comment

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This may come as a surprise to some, but your Republican-controlled state Senate – usually known for catering to the concerns of conservative Christians – last week issued a sincere commendation [...]
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