Author: edatlanta

Morning Reads on Valentine’s Day

HOW MUCH DO Y’ALL LOVE ME! (Trick question: it’s too much to quantify). “Myth of Love” by Georgia Satellites. If Georgia Republicans are scared that a few thousand HQ2 employees will lead to their demise, well. The future was precarious enough without them.  But hey, they’re doing yeoman’s work to keep HQ2 out anyway.  Atlanta’s

Morning Reads for Feb 7

You have one week to finish writing your love letters to my MRs. Ten years ago today the Southwest Dekalb Drumline released their greatest cultural contribution.  The not-shocking high costs of new cities.  Jimmy Carter is still a draw.  How to reduce traffic: get cars off the road. Period. Half this cost would be better spent on

Morning Reads with a Discussion

So “Atlanta Monster” has taken a pretty wild turn. Thoughts? GSU gets $80 million for new 8,000-seat basketball arena/convocation center.  GSU is the state’s top/only ranked basketball team.  The latest quixotic attempt to defeat Sanford Bishop is underway! Methinks the mayor and city council should probably get their legislative wishlist done soon.  Pete Marin vs

Morning Reads with a Timely and Urgent Reminder

Hey Taco BellThe Illuminati is not a frivolous subject — Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) January 9, 2018 “Long Haired Country Boy” by Charlie Daniels  How Georgia Gillmore fed and funded the Civil Rights Movement. GSU legend (and every basketball fan’s favorite) RJ Hunter signed with the Rockets.  Jimmy Carter’s right hand is art….apparently.  Maybe Fulton County

Washington Post Columnist: Lying Sen. Perdue Should Resign

I mean….I’m not sure what you’d expect when a clown gets in bed with a buffoon… Jennifer Rubin writes: There is no honor among anti-immigrant advocates and liars, I suppose. After dutifully lying on behalf of the president regarding his abhorrent language (“****hole countries”), Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) were outed by