Morning Reads – Wednesday, August 21, 2019

So, you want a re-evaluation of the new voting system… you get to pay for it too. Listen people… articles like this concerning the politics of a chicken sandwich should never have to be written. Drive by mention of Georgia in Rollings Stone’s wish list of a Senate flip to Blue. Sen. Perdue doesn’t seem

Morning Reads – Tuesday, August 20

This is my first time giving the craic in years, which means I’m bound to make a mess. Also, I’m not Scottish, for which I blame others. Let us use obscure idioms today. What’s the Skinny It’s Tuesday, which means Donald Trump has changed his mind again on gun control. CNN has Joe Biden up

The Latest on the Ethylene Oxide Situation

The next public meeting on Ethylene Oxide is tonight, Monday, August 19, 2019, at 7:00 PM at the Cobb Civic Center. An Open House will precede the meeting, and from 5:00 PM until 6:45 PM, representatives from the EPA, the Georgia EPD, the CDC, and community organizations will be available to discuss the issue one-on-one.

China is about tough choices and the long game

This week’s Courier Herald column: My thoughts keep returning to a meme being posted and reposted on Facebook.  It featured a picture of protesters in Hong Kong, waving American Flags.  The words are simple on the surface but contain a haunting charge:  Be the America Hong Kong thinks you are. America’s self-image often differs greatly

Four GA GOP Congressional Candidates Added to NRCC’s Young Guns Program

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has added four Republicans from Georgia running for Congress to the “On the Radar” list for its Young Guns program. The four candidates are former Rep. Karen Handel (GA-6), Ben Bullock (GA-7), Lynne Homrich (GA-7), and GA Sen. Renee Unterman (GA-7). The Young Guns program “mentors and supports candidates

Morning Reads for Friday, August 16, 2019

Georgia girl singing at The Met. “Delight of the Masses” is my new band name. (+ seafood) Braves announcers, well, just look at this list. Yes, but will they have enough power to run the floaty chairs?  This isn’t good. If the shoe fits… The Tweet to end all Tweets. A porch! A porch! My

GA-6 Loses a Candidate; GA-7 Gains One

GA-6 The AJC is reporting that Donnie Bolena, Republican candidate for GA-6, has withdrawn from the race due to pressure from GOP officials to drop out. In a Facebook post, Bolena referred to himself as a “white nationalist” which did not sit well with a lot of people, including possibly the President Donald Trump camp.

Collins hosts First Responder Symposium

In 2018, at least 159 first responders nationwide died from suicide. That is nearly 10% more than the total number of line-of-duty deaths. This week 9th District Congressman Doug Collins hosted a mental health symposium for First Responders at Lanier Tech. Collins had these thoughts on the issues: Mental health is just as essential as