Author: edatlanta

Evans Campaign Says Ethics Complaint “Frivolous” and “False”

Don’t believe the ethics complaint. That’s the not-unexpected response from Stacey Evans’ gubernatorial campaign. In a statement sent to news outlets on Friday, Seth Clark, a spokesperson for the Evans campaign blasted the complaint filed against his boss.  “The complaint filed by Stacey Abrams’ campaign manager is frivolous,” he wrote. “It is filled with factual

I Think Stacey Evans Just Went Negative Using A Positive Endorsement

Stacey Evans may have neutralized a massive chunk of Stacey Abrams support. In a day of trading endorsements, Evans had the better one. Emmanuel Jones, the former chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus took great effort to show what he perceived was Abrams’ too-eager willingness to work with Republicans on signature Democratic issues. Here are

The Army’s Future Possibly Coming to Atlanta

Atlanta is one of 15 finalists for the Army’s new “Future Command”. Part of a broader modernization effort from the military, the Future Command will focus specifically on how “the Army researches, develops, and procures new equipment.” The Army announced that the Future Command must be a city with access to academia and business expertise. Which

Stacey Abrams Endorsement Compilation — Georgia Equality Edition

One of Georgia’s largest LGBT groups threw it’s muscle behind Stacey Abrams in the Democratic Primary for Governor. Georgia Equality said it was endorsing the former House Minority Leader for her long-standing commitment to LGBT rights. Perhaps what’s most important about this endorsement is that Abrams’ rival, Stacey Evans, is fast running out of constituencies

Cong. Bishop Voices “Serious Concerns” with SNAP Reforms

Georgia’s Second Congressional District has the highest number of SNAP recipients in the state–more than 57,000. So it’s especially noteworthy when the district’s representative is alarmed at reforms to the program. Sanford Bishop said in a recently-released statement the proposed Trump administration reforms could “exacerbate” existing woes for needy families (Bishop ever so helpfully noted

Morning Reads for April 18, 2018

  How Does Sean Hannity fit with a baby-killing adulterer and sexaul assailaint…. Jimmy: I still have faith in humans.  John Lewis was St. Joe’s commencement speaker.  Mayor Bottoms rolls out ex-con job-training scheme.  RIP in piece North Dekalb Mall.  Finalists selected to design $66-million GSU Science Park. High Museum overhauling collections for first time

Surprise Surprise — NRA Endorses Casey Cagle

The NRA returned the Delta favor to Casey Cagle by endorsing his gubernatorial bid. In a statement from the campaign, Cagle said: “I’m a lifetime member of the NRA, and I’m proud of my unwavering record for the Second Amendment. Like the NRA, I believe the framers of the Constitution meant what they said when

What’s Next for Doug Collins

The news that Paul Ryan is retiring could be a boon for Doug Collins.  Gainesville’s finest congressman is currently the vice chair of the House Republican Conference. Before Ryan’s news was official, the second- and third-ranking House Republicans were already allegedly jockeying for the Speakership. And with the increasing specter of a Democratic takeover of congress, the