On this date in 1989, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that burning the American flag as a form of political protest was protected by the First Amendment. Peaches Atlanta mayor signs order blocking city jail from accepting new ICE detainees Exploring Georgia back roads Lawsuit says GA Dept. of Corrections is violating the rights of
GeorgiaPol likes to break hard news for our readers and we’re doing so here. I asked all three candidates for Governor the following questions: “The Unified bid won the right to stage the 2026 World Cup. As governor, would [s/he] back Atlanta’s effort to be one of the host cities? Does [s/he] have any plans
My very close friend Joey B. is now officially unofficially running for prez (or is it unofficially officially) having endorsed Stacey Abrams. In a statement released by the Abrams campaign this morning, the former Vice President said: Stacey Abrams is a bold leader who knows what it will take to get results for Georgians. She
GSU Wide Receiver headlines All American Team list. SCOGA says airport shops don’t need to pay ClayCo property taxes. SCOGA: HELP WANTED! (Even Irish Can Apply) Buy Jimmy’s shoes for a good cause! While on the topic of Carter, he was able to get a physician in Plains for the first time in years. Cong.
In a press conference Tuesday announcing the issuance of $100 million in bonds for bus rapid transit along the GA-400 corridor, Governor Nathan Deal announced that Georgia has secured a AAA bond rating with all three bond agencies keeping the state’s roughly two decade streak alive. That streak stayed alive through the depths of an
Roll Call is reporting that Arizona Senator Jeff Flake (R) is holding up 11th Circuit Court nominee Britt Grant of Georgia. Why? He’s not saying publicly, but it sounds like it has nothing to do with Grant herself. It’s no secret that Senator Flake never boarded the Trump Train, so his resistance to anything or
Good morning! Here’s how the Georgia’s three gubernatorial candidates feel about the continuing immigration (and humanitarian) crisis within our borders. Trump is steadfast with his immigration message – but even the Mooch is like, “Bro, chill!” Bless their hearts. Georgia is losing the battle against invasive plants – and it’s way beyond just kudzu. Pro tip: if
Those of you who listen to WSB in Atlanta may remember newscasts with Washington updates from Jamie Dupree. Jamie lost his voice in the spring of 2016 due to a medical condition called “Tongue Protrusion Dystonia”. The condition leaves, as he explains in this blog entry from last December, him with a strained, strangled voice.
This week’s Courier Herald column: Sunday was Father’s Day, and I spent the morning giving my niece a driving lesson. She’s been doing quite well, and is almost ready for her driver’s test next month – even if her mother and grandmother are not. She’s not terribly interested in politics at her age, but she
Happy Monday, everyone! I hope you had a relaxing weekend. As silly as this sounds, I agree with that video game addiction is real. Know your fireworks law. Also, don’t be a jerk on July 4th. Jackson Street Bridge has long been a meeting ground for suburban whites and tacky tourists. Now they’ll have a