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 … Continue reading Our next senator?

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 … Continue reading Ga. a global punchline, thanks to Cobb Republicans

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 … Continue reading Ga. last in ethics; pols blame the messenger

State budget finds room for fishing ponds, football stadiums

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 billionaire owner. This month, [Gov. Nathan] Deal included $15 million in his proposed 2012 budget for the GWCC Authority to purchase the old Herndon Homes … Continue reading State budget finds room for fishing ponds, football stadiums

It came from Georgia

So I learned tonight there is a Baconton, GA, located in the southwest corner of the state. The town of 804 was the birthplace of the paper-shell pecan industry. Georgia is also the home of Climax, Cumming, Fruitland, Enigma and Jinks (but no Zoinks).

In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Gun

The question before a three-judge panel for the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta Thursday is whether Georgia’s prohibition on firearms in places of worship conflicts with the promise of religious freedom in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. GeorgiaCarry.org, which brought the initial lawsuit, believes religious institutions, not Georgia law, should … Continue reading In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Gun

Crooked governor defends appointment of bigoted plagiarist

It’s impossible to defend the appointment of a bigot like Phil Kent to the newly created Immigration Enforcement Review Board , and Gov. Nathan Deal, interviewed by 11 Alive’s Doug Richards, doesn’t even try. Asked whether Kent’ views on multiculturalism (he’s called Barack Obama “a dangerous, anti-white multiculturalist” and claims that Obama’s success in attracting support from … Continue reading Crooked governor defends appointment of bigoted plagiarist