Author: edatlanta

MSNBC Confirms Details for Atlanta Presidential Debate

Four moderators, all women, will keep the November 20 Democratic Presidential debate humming along. MSNBC, the broadcaster for the debate, tapped Atlanta as the host in early October. But it wasn’t until today that the network confirmed the details of the debate including the venue: Tyler Perry Studios. A mere nine candidates are likely to

3M More Atlantans By 2050 Would Push Us To The Brink. Oh Yeah, And Where’s The Water?

Prepare to get really, really, cozy in Metro Atlanta. The Atlanta Regional Commission predicts an addition 2.9 million people could move to Atlanta by 2050. That’s the equivalent population of Denver. We’ll also have a substantially less white metropolitan area (47.5% now down to 31% if the forecasts are correct) with a total population of

Dekalb Gets Confederate History Right

What’s the proper context for Lost Cause storytelling? That it’s an erroneous re-casting of history. Earlier this week, the Dekalb County properly placed the Decatur Confederate memorial in history. The obelisk, heavy in Lost Cause tripe, deserves no official and unchecked memorialization in front of a seat of government. However, to remove this monument, and

Sarah Riggs Amico Calls for Kavanaugh Impeachment

We finally have a bold move in the 2020 Senate race. Sarah Riggs Amico who is challenging Perdue/Possibly the Other Republican said she thinks SCOTUS Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be impeached. Riggs Amico made the announcement following a New York Times report expanding the morass around Kavanaugh, his time as a student at Yale and

Beth Beskin Running for SCOGA

Former State Rep. Beth Beskin entered the fray for soon-to-be-vacant Supreme Court of Georgia seat. Beskin joins former Congressman John Barrow and Judge Sara Doyle who are already running to replace Justice Robert Benham. From her campaign: Conservative Beth Beskin Launches Campaign for Georgia Supreme Court Today, experienced attorney Beth Beskin announced her campaign for