Georgia’s insane gun bill becomes law
Via the AJC: House Bill 60, which passed in the final hours of this year’s legislative session, allows Georgians to legally carry firearms in a wide range of new places, including schools, bars, churches and government buildings. A recent analysis also said it could let felons use the state’s “stand your ground” rules to claim self-defense if…
Paul squared spells embarrassment for Georgia
I have a bad feeling that Paul Broun is going to come away with the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate in 2014. That may be good news for presumptive Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn, but potentially bad news for Georgia, Democrats think a Broun win could catapult them to an upset, noting how voters in…
Our next senator?
Actually, Paul Broun would be even worse. Regardless, our next senator is likely to be an embarrassment. Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) told colleagues on the House floor on Tuesday that young boys and girls should take classes on traditional gender roles in a marriage because there are some things fathers do “maybe a little bit…
Ga. a global punchline, thanks to Cobb Republicans
The Economist reports on the moronic conspiracy theories who are driving GOP opposition to the one-cent sales tax for the next ten years to fund transportation projects. It also raises an insane question: are Atlanta’s Democratic mayor, Kasim Reed, and Republican attorney-general, Sam Olens, both agents of the United Nations determined to advance the cause of one-world…
Ga. last in ethics; pols blame the messenger
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 biased hit job. The report, released today, scored states on 330 “corruption risk indicators” including open records law, campaign finance rules, and auditing and budgeting…
What the NRA wants, the NRA gets
Guns on college campuses and polling places? No problem. Brought to you by the buffoons in Georgia’s General Assembly.