The Increase of Gotcha Politics

There is always going to be a degree of gotcha politics: President George H.W. Bush’s “read my lips, no new taxes” to President Obama’s “if you like your plan, you can keep it”. All politicians, in spite of the efforts to create Democrat, Republican, and even Libertarian demigods, are human. They are going to say

Morning Reads for Friday, October 23, 2020

Hall County ransomware attack. And the angels will sing. And so it begins. Northwestern. Who would have thunk it? Smuggling flying squirrels. Right… I hope not. Asteroid dust. Where does Facebook find these content stalkers who’ve never heard of Monty Python?  Mars?  Uranus?  Light pollution.  Maybe it’s just poorly-masked envy.

Georgia Chamber Endorses Sen. Perdue in Re-Election Campaign

The Georgia Chamber of Commerce announced today that is has formally endorsed U.S. Senator David Perdue for re-election. The Chamber cited “his outstanding record of defending free enterprise, creating jobs, and supporting small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.”  Sen. David Perdue: “Georgia has been named the best state in the country in which to do business

Could the U.S. Senate and Presidential Races in Georgia Come Down to Batteries?

SK Innovation, an energy company based in South Korea, has been investing heavily in Georgia to construct facilities to produce electric vehicle batteries in Commerce, Georgia. Overall, they have anticipated spending $2.6 billion and creating 2,600 jobs by 2024. The batteries produced are to be used in several vehicles made by automobile manufacturers, including Volkswagen,

Elections Task Force Formed by SOS Raffensperger

From a press release: Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is forming a bipartisan task force with election experts, political leaders, state and county election officials, civil rights leaders, and nonpartisan groups to improve elections in Georgia. The Georgia Bipartisan Task Force for Safe, Secure, and Accessible Elections will meet weekly between now and the

Georgia Plus DoJ and Ten Other States File Suit Against Google for Potential Anti-Trust Violations

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Georgia, the Department of Justice, and ten other state Attorneys General filed a lawsuit in US District Court alleging Google of violating anti-trust statutes. The press release is posted below. Attorney General Chris Carr – along with the Department of Justice and ten other state Attorneys General — today filed

Morning Reads for Tuesday, October 20

Good morning! Two more weeks. “The COVID Flight From Hell.” Firsthand accounts of what happened to passengers on a transatlantic cruise turned pandemic nightmare, and what happened when they were returned to the United States and landed in Atlanta. Democrats in Georgia far surpassed GOP candidates in the most recent fundraising cycle. GOP House and