There are reports that Speaker Ralston and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle are creating a subcommittee to re-evaluate how any claims of sexual harassment in the Georgia legislature are handled. As a starting point, the leadership should be commended for taking some action in this current climate when they could easily sit quiet and do nothing.
The winner of today’s run-offs for the two top positions in Fulton County and the City of Atlanta is [drum roll] Rudy Huxtable from The Cosby Show. Rudy, whose real name is Keshia Knight Pulliam made the name Keshia cool. Now we have two women with “ethnic” names who are one vote away from holding
I was almost a quiet hypocrite. After a lot of thought about the Atlanta mayoral run-off, it occurred to me that I was almost as guilty as the type of voters I distain. I am a City of Atlanta property owner, business owner, tax payer, but I am not a resident – which makes it
Ralph Northam(D) won Virginia last night in overwhelming fashion over Ed Gillespie(R). Polls had the race close. Progressive groups like Democracy for America had pulled their support, saying he was too moderate. National pundits were talking about how he couldn’t motivate the voters Democrats need to win. And yet he won by 10%. It’s a
Let’s play a fun game of “What If?” I cannot begin to predict who will make it to the run off because the field is so crowded in Atlanta’s Mayoral race. However, I am willing to predict a low voter turnout in this general election due to overwhelming number of candidates in the race. A
So many questions about Michael Sterling’s decision to get out the race. He announced on Tuesday he was suspending his campaign and endorsing Caesar Mitchell. Video of announcement. Sterling was once the protégé of current Mayor Kasim Reed. Reed endorsed his ace, Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms. It is well known that City Council President Caesar Mitchell
State Representative Earl Ehrhart (R-Powder Springs) is assigned to the committee that determines which public universities in Georgia get tax dollars. Recently, an open records request uncovered Ehrhart used his position to pressure the President of Kennesaw State University to act in favor of his personal bias. Ehrhart was apparently offended by the KSU cheerleaders’