Trump Trailing in Georgia 2020 Poll, State Rated Toss Up

Democrats: should you wish to win Georgia in 2020, simply nominate Generic Democrat. S/he is leading Trump 50-46 and 49 percent of Georgia Peaches disapprove of President Trump’s performance in the latest poll from Public Policy Polling. What doesn’t augur well for Republicans is the possible future of Georgia’s electorate. (Although, as I point out

Georgia Continues To Move Away From Coal

This week’s Courier Herald column: With little fanfare, Georgia’s Public Service Commission voted to allow Georgia Power to close several plants last week.  Four coal-burning units at Plant Hammond near Rome Georgia will be permanently retired, along with a coal-burning unit at Plant McIntosh in Rincon.  The order also allows Georgia Power to retire several

Morning Reads for Friday, July 19, 2019

We all know why Senoia is the safest city in Georgia now. It’s all those zombies. Yes, it is the world’s biggest clown car. Rep. Doug Collins is this week’s voice in the wilderness. “What political speech should be allowed” are chilling words. If that stuff is in a spreadsheet, then it’s all over. Go

SOS: Election Assistance Commission Disproves Claims Of Voter Suppression

The following is a press release from the Secretary of State’s office. (ATLANTA) – The United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC) recently released its Election Administration and Voting Survey (EAVS) Report for the 2018 elections. The EAVS report is the comprehensive, biennial national survey required by federal law that collects election data from all 50

Ginny Ehrhart To GRTL: It’s Not Me, It’s You

With “friends” like Georgia Right To Life, who needs enemies? Georgia Right to Life is a relic of the pro-life movement. Having long since purified itself into irrelevance, and having had its charter revoked from National Right to Life for being part of the problem rather than being part of the solution, the group is

Morning Reads – Thursday, July 18, 2019

Continued prayers for Senator Iskason and a speedy recovery. Peaches City touts early success of first-in-Georgia false alarm law. New student achievement plans for peach state. Blakely 1960 cold case reopened after documentary. Southern Cities Cross Political Divide. Commissioner removed as head of Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice. They were warned? Rollbacks on nuclear power

Senator Johnny Isakson Hospitalized For Fractured Ribs

We received word from US Senator Johnny Isakson’s office that the Senator has been hospitalized for fractured ribs after suffering a fall. “Senator Isakson was admitted to George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night after falling in his apartment and suffering four fractured ribs. He is in pain, but resting and doing