August 19, 2019 5:30 AM HomePoliticsMorning Reads for Monday, August 19, 2019 Morning Reads for Monday, August 19, 2019 By Theresa Garcia Robertson Politics 4 Comments It’s Monday the 19th, which makes it the day after our favorite Teri Anulewicz’s birthday. Happiest of belated birthdays from all of us here at GAPol. Emory and Georgia Tech are among the South’s Top 15 Schools according to Forbes. West Nile has come to Georgia. We might own Greenland sometime in the future? Y’all. This mother is a GENIUS and I am telling y’all now that I will be a total copy cat in 10 years. The Rome Police Department is one of nine agencies forming the core of the Georgia Police-Community Trust Initiative.Rep. Sam Watson (R) has a lot to say about the NAFTA deal and how effects Georgia farmers. “Why Lyft is better than Uber” and none of it is reasons that will actually effect your ride. When is it too hot to go to school? This has literally nothing to do with anything, but it’s a fascinating story, so you’re welcome.Nearly one hundred cases of a mysterious lung illness could be linked to vaping. Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrRedditEmailPrint Related About Author Theresa Garcia Robertson Wife. Geege. Foodie. Political Junkie. Southern Enthusiast. Taco Lover. 4 Comments John Vestal Georgia Tech Senior becomes 3rd Yellow Jacket to win U.S. Amateur Golf Championship (Matt Kuchar – 1997, Bobby Jones – 1924, 1925, 1927, 1928, 1930) August 19, 2019 6:49 AM Log in to Reply chamblee54 Today’s supplemental list of links is dedicated to grammar nazis. August 19, 2019 8:21 AM Log in to Reply Will Durant Of all of Trump’s hare-brained musings I don’t think buying Greenland would even make the top 25. I would much rather he focus on that than bombing Iran. We could even take this further, say reduce the “defense” budget by half and buy the Amazonian rain forest. August 19, 2019 10:26 AM Log in to Reply Dave Bearse The focus on mental illness with respect to mass shootings is a second-string measure when healthcare isn’t a priority. Mentally ill people aren’t the cause of mass casualties. A gun culture and ready access to large magazines and rapid fire high powered firearms designed and manufactured to kill people are. A 100% background check requirement is a tell with respect to the importance to an officeholder or candidate of reducing gun violence. Background check opponents just don’t think it’s important enough that people should have to be bothered with the responsibility for the disposition of their own firearms. Like gay marriage, covering pre-conditions and affordable health care, and a litany of other things going back decades, it’s not a problem until it directly affects them. We’ll see how opposition to a 100% background check plays in GA-6. Brandon Beach opposes them. A change of position is welcome. I’ve certainly changed my mind on various matters over time. August 19, 2019 10:36 AM Log in to Reply Add a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.