February 8, 2017 6:59 AM HomeMorning ReadsMorning Reads for 2-8-17 Morning Reads for 2-8-17 By edatlanta Morning Reads 6 Comments “Be Thankful for What You Got” by William DeVaughn. The following bills will be on the Senate floor on Wednesday: SB 69 – Packaging, Labeling and Registration of Organic Products and Certifying Entities; registration requirement; eliminate (AG&CA-50th) SB 78 – Adulteration and Misbranding of Food; Commissioner of Agriculture to issue a variance to certain rules and regulations; authorize (AG&CA-24th) Tom Price a Bigger Problem than Betsy Devos. Jimmy Carter’s farm gets massive solar project. Hopefully this ends ATL-APD Feud. Will Sonny roll back forest protection regulation? Crack in arctic ice shelf grew 17 miles in the last two months. Almost 64 years ago to the day, Georgia created the nation’s first censorship board. Hooray. The Secret World of Georgian Gardens…From “pic-nics” and sea battles to naked swims and secret assignations. Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrRedditEmailPrint Related About Author edatlanta 6 Comments xdog I know things are upside down these days but you’re 180 degrees off. That’s an Antarctic ice shelf with the bad crack. February 8, 2017 7:09 AM Log in to Reply xdog Following up on posts from yesterday, how does Kathy Bates as Sonny Perdue sound? http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2017/02/08/these_12_women_should_fill_out_the_trump_administration_on_snl.html February 8, 2017 7:58 AM Log in to Reply davidmac Sens. Isakson and Perdue both voted to silence Sen. Warren on the floor for attempting to read Coretta Scott King’s statement against Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, and voted to keep her silenced after censure. Sessions is dangerous to civil rights, and yet he will be confirmed. HL Mencken’s witticisms on democracy are coming true before our eyes. Read Ms. King’s letter here. https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/3259988-Scott-King-1986-Letter-and-Testimony-Signed.html#document/p1 February 8, 2017 8:21 AM Log in to Reply in_atl “Sessions is dangerous to civil rights …” 1. Progressives believe this. The rest of the country disagrees. “and yet he will be confirmed” 2. Because he has the votes to do so according to the system set up by our system of laws. “HL Mencken’s witticisms on democracy are coming true before our eyes.” 3. Directly contradicted by point 2. 4. “Read Ms. King’s letter here.” The GOP does not believe that the statements Coretta Scott King (a partisan Democrat and ideological liberal) constitute objective facts that are to be universally agreed to. February 8, 2017 9:06 AM Log in to Reply davidmac Thank you for posting your opinions in response to mine in a civil manner. We will disagree. 1. Sessions on civil rights: For a ban on equal marriage Against including sexual orientation in the definintion of hate crime Against the Violence against Women act 2. Absolutely agree. Thus my statement. 3. “We the People” are going to get what the Electoral College voted for good and hard. 4. True, it is Ms. King’s opinion. And you may disagree with that. However, there are some objective facts in there – such as “Particularly in the South, efforts continue to be made to deny Blacks access to the polls…” True in 1986. True today. The NC Legislature’s redistricting memos make this brutally clear that this continues. February 8, 2017 9:55 AM Log in to Reply thegreatpumpkin When are the voting on Sessions? I need to know when to start the “Hillary Indictment ” pool. February 8, 2017 5:47 PM Log in to Reply Add a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.