April 1, 2019 6:00 AM HomePoliticsMorning Reads for Monday, April 1, 2019 Morning Reads for Monday, April 1, 2019 By Theresa Garcia Robertson Politics 4 Comments I wish I had some clever April Fools to pull on y’all. But it’s the last Monday before we close the 2019 Legislative Session and my brain’s tired. However, I found this culmination of Google’s April Fool’s jokes. Aww, poor, creepy Uncle Joe. Scientists have identified 530,000 sites worldwide suitable for pumped-hydro energy storage, capable of storing more than enough energy to power the entire planet.Elon Musk released a rap. And it may be the worst thing that happened this weekend. A bipartisan group of state legislators wants to abolish the death penalty in Georgia and instantly commute the sentences of inmates facing executions to life without parole. Bear’s coming home, y’all!Here’s a look at a few legislative measures that are still alive for next year. The Georgia Supreme Court on Thursday halted the upcoming murder trial of Ryan Alexander Duke for the 2005 killing of a South Georgia beauty queen.Aunt Becky is one cool chicken while possibly facing the Big House. Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrRedditEmailPrint Related About Author Theresa Garcia Robertson Wife. Geege. Foodie. Political Junkie. Southern Enthusiast. Taco Lover. 4 Comments chamblee54 Happy AF Day This is your chamblee54 weekly reader for last week. As usual, nothing you see on this post can be believed without further study. Even then, it should be questioned without mercy. https://chamblee54.wordpress.com/2019/04/01/famous-edgar-allan-poe-stories/ April 1, 2019 8:17 AM Log in to Reply chefdavid Well this is interesting in Trenton, GA. Confusion on what is legal on hemp. https://wdef.com/2019/03/29/police-bust-marijuana-products-trenton-shop/ the owners say they were doing nothing wrong The City of Trenton posted a release from the Lookout Mt. Drug Task Force. April 1, 2019 10:09 AM Log in to Reply Gregs In the spirit of April fools: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-47769857 April 1, 2019 10:15 AM Log in to Reply Ellynn In a move to annoy millennials (and gain street cred with baby boomer nationwide)*, the closing of Mexican boarder ports of entry by President Trump endangers the counties supply of avocado toast. https://www.nbcnews.com/business/business-news/america-would-run-out-avocados-three-weeks-if-trump-shuts-n989421 *It should be noted that no one asked Gen X their opinion on this, which is typical. April 1, 2019 11:33 AM Log in to Reply Add a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.