November 2, 2016 5:49 AM HomeMorning ReadsMorning reads for November 2, 2016 Morning reads for November 2, 2016 By edatlanta Morning Reads 11 Comments These MRs may be posted on No. 2, but they are No. 1 in your hearts. “God Knows It’s True” by Teenage Fanclub. New America Foundation: GSU one of the few schools to get the use of big data right when tracking students’ academic progress. (Yawn…we’ve heard it all before). White voters in Gwinett are now the minority. GADOT looking at high-speed rail link between Atlanta and Chattanooga. Blandtown lives up to name, Masquerade’s move remains up in the air. Georgia’s peanuts fueling the latest haute cuisine trend: green-pressed peanut oil. Is Mayor Reed breaking the law using his blue lights? Georgia’s graduation rates are good, but our drop-out rates… If you had doubts that this year’s election was anything other than the theater of the absurd, watch the election returns in a theater! “Imagine in ’08: ‘I’m Barack Obama. I lost $916M in one year, have 5 kids from 3 wives, once intro’d a porno & I want ur vote white America.'” Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrRedditEmailPrint Related About Author edatlanta 11 Comments gcp The question: “Is Mayor Reed breaking the law using his blue lights?” The answer is yes. November 2, 2016 8:26 AM Log in to Reply GeorgiaHack When I read the story about Reed using his lights and sirens I thought that people would be pissed, but a quick read through the facebook comments on that story seemed to show most people not caring or saying he has stuff to do and he needs to do this. Really was surprised. November 2, 2016 9:11 AM Log in to Reply Noway2016 You know, y’all probably expect ‘ol Noway to be against Hizzonor on the blue lights thing. I saw Lori Geary all serious discussing this “breach” of the law. It was as if she’s waiting for the Pulitzer Committee or maybe even Stockholm to call. Good grief! Chicken sh*t journalism. Isn’t there any airport corruption or anything serious that Reed might be doing wrong? Has the defunct Red Dog Unit been reinstated and back shooting harmless old ladies? By the way, didn’t Ox do the blue light thing back in the day? November 2, 2016 9:25 AM Log in to Reply Ellynn Ox could have ‘legally’ used red and whites if he was on official first responder business. The Commissioner of Insurance is also the in charge of the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Granted he was completely useless at some of the large scale sites I saw him at with the locals and the city officials (post incident event)s , but he would be there. November 2, 2016 9:44 AM Log in to Reply Noway2016 Did you finally recover from all of the hurricane drama? House ok? All power and internet back to normal in your neck of the woods? November 2, 2016 9:48 AM Log in to Reply Ellynn Took 16 days for Comcast to re-hook my neighbor hood. My condo and building were fine. The building next to mine had two tree take out the roof ridge. The whole building needs the roof reframed. I still have an obstacle course of firewood and branches to drive around east of the Wilmington River. The had just finished picking up the debris from Labor Day weekend a few days before Mathew. This is going to take the rest of the year to clean up. November 2, 2016 10:37 AM Log in to Reply Dave Bearse …..if he knew there were going to be cameras. November 3, 2016 10:04 PM Log in to Reply edatlanta Dammit. I spent five minutes trying to get that Bob Ross gif to format properly and it *still* isn’t animated. November 2, 2016 10:24 AM Log in to Reply xdog Sign read at Athens church this morning: Jesus is coming, hopefully before Election Day. November 2, 2016 12:34 PM Log in to Reply Noway2016 1030 pm sh-t storm about Clinton Foundation! Fbi at war w justice, server likely hacked by 5 foreign states. If true, this election is over November 2, 2016 10:33 PM Log in to Reply Dave Bearse No surprise. Fox’s Baier retracts claim of “likely” Clinton indictment. http://www.rawstory.com/2016/11/oops-fox-anchor-retracts-claim-of-likely-clinton-indictment-after-conservatives-sites-go-wild/ November 3, 2016 10:14 PM Log in to Reply Add a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.