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, … Continue Reading Georgia’s insane gun bill becomes law
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 … Continue Reading Paul squared spells embarrassment for Georgia
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 … Continue Reading Our next senator?
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 … Continue Reading Ga. a global punchline, thanks to Cobb Republicans
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
Georgia’s worst governor ever? Hard to say, but Sonny Perdue was definitely the worst in my lifetime. It turns out even the most conservative attendance prediction for the Go Fish … Continue Reading Georgia’s greatest scam revisited
Mississippi, unsurprisingly, is the most conservative, followed by Utah, Wyoming and, drumroll, Alabama.
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
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 … Continue Reading It came from Georgia
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 … Continue Reading In the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Gun
Watching Michael Moore and Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello on Bill Maher’s show reminded me how alike the fringes are. Left and right, they share a victim’s mentality, … Continue Reading Hyperbole is what ails America
No pride in being a Georgian tonight. Troy Davis executed for MacPhail murder
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 … Continue Reading Crooked governor defends appointment of bigoted plagiarist