Morning Reads – Thursday, May 18, 2017

Due to a technical glitch, your Morning Reads are now Afternoon Reads – mgt.

On this date in 1896, the US Supreme court upheld the “separate but equal” policy in the Plessy vs. Ferguson decision. The ruling was overturned 58 years later with Brown vs. Board of Education.


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Every time I see the Jon Ossoff kitchen table ad, Karen Handel looks a little bit better. Another ten thousand views, and I might change my mind about who to vote for.


I know this is insensitive & cynical even as I type it.
“Georgia schools and the conundrum of increased teacher benefits” or “Cost of winning teachers’ votes increasing to unsustainable levels”


It was enlightening to spend a lot of time recently engaging people in Europe and around the Mediterranean along with attending lectures from other perspectives. The universal opinion of the working folks is our governments are failing us, politicians are vile, becoming increasingly intrusive in our lives and we are saddled with supporting the least dirty. Locally, spending $30 million to elect a house member, leveraging for public pay increases, adding controls for the compliant only, failing to enforce and attacking the other party like a rabid squirrel is a guarantee our expectations of sound public services are not forthcoming.… Read more »

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I think history will judge Citizens United to be a Plessy v. Ferguson type decision of our era.