Bobby Christine Confirmed as U.S. Attorney

Bobby Christine is the new U.S attorney for the Southern District of Georgia after being confirmed unanimously by the Senate Wednesday evening. Christine was serving as the Magistrate of Columbia County before being nominated to this position. Before that, he was a prosecutor in the Augusta District Attorney’s office. In 2012, Christine was appointed as

Morning Reads for Friday, November 17, 2017

There’s never enough disinfectant. Transit tremors in the Emory Corridor. This post is chock full of triggers. And I love it. Who needs to know, anyway? Oh, the horrors. At least one good thing has come out of this sex harassment circus. Binge-worthy! Some people just don’t like the spotlight. It shows too many warts.

Oliver files legislation to ban possession of bump stocks in Georgia

A Georgia Democrat has filed legislation that would ban bump stocks in Georgia. State Representative Mary Margaret Oliver of Decatur filed the bill Wednesday and told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that “there is no justification for this kind of device being easily sold and implemented to make a weapon more dangerous.” HB 651 would make it illegal to

NARAL to Karen Handel: You’ve Gone “Too Far”

When does the debate on abortion begin? Probably not with tax bills. Certainly not with tax bills if you are NARAL, which took issue over Karen Handel’s “pushing” the new GOP tax bill*. In other words: NARAL views Handel’s seat as vulnerable and on that we agree. In a statement released ahead of Thursday’s vote

Brockway Releases Another SOS Campaign Ad

Rep. Buzz Brockway, Republican candidate for Georgia Secretary of State, has released another campaign video. This video, like his first video, takes a detour from traditional political ads by using humor to communicate to voters. The campaign included the following statement to introduce the video: “This Thanksgiving we can all be grateful our state government isn’t

Morning Reads – Thursday, November 16, 2017

On this date in 1907, Oklahoma was admitted as the 46th state. Peaches  The most interesting name for an event that you’ll read all day. Or week. The #1 cause for rising auto rates in Georgia Georgia farmers honored with Centennial farming award Some of Georgia’s dirtiest water sources State Rep. Mary Margaret Oliver introduces annual anti-gun