Morning Reads – Thursday, May 7, 2020

Today is the 28th anniversary of the ratification of the 27th Amendment – At the time, it was a 203-year-old proposed constitutional amendment barring Congress from giving itself a midterm pay raise. #TheMoreYouKnow

Peaches

Jimmy Carter

Sweet Tea

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Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse
19 days ago

The GBI is looking into claims against Georgia Appeals Court judge Christian Coomer. It may be recalled that Coomer’s primary qualification for the Appeals Court seems to have been his being instrumental in the enactment of legislation creating new Appeals Court seats. Governor Deal appointed Coomer to the Appeals Court two years later, the minimum to avoid criticism for it being a reward. It has the appearance of a reward since Comer had not been working full time as an attorney for many years during General Assembly service, and didn’t even have any bench experience. The clains involve Coomer preparing… Read more »

armanidog
armanidog
19 days ago
Reply to  Dave Bearse

Republicans only appoint the best! Kemp is turning out to be worse than Trump and Deal in his personnel selections.
Corruption has certainly risen since the Republicans have taken over state government.

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse
19 days ago
Reply to  armanidog

Shade and corruption are non-partisan though. A reason it’s more GOP is that government in Georgia is largely GOP. And a consideration with respect to rising corruption is rising Dem standards. Case in point metoo Biden. Trump is in a class of his own given vacancies, punishments and firings. It

Thank goodness for the “enemy of the people” fake media.

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