Author: Nathan

Here Comes The Wall…Funding

Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Homeland Security Appropriations bill.  The appropriations bill is what fund the Department of Homeland Security annually. In that bill, the House will appropriate $1.6 billion to start construction of a wall on the US-Mexico border which was one of President Donald Trump’s main campaign topics. There is also

No, Congressman Tom Graves Doesn’t Support Amnesty

Misinformation has been spread via social media about Congressman Tom Graves’ (R-GA-14) supposed “betrayal of American workers” with alleged tacit support of an amendment proposed by Democratic Congressman Pete Aguilar of California that would allow those under the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy established under the Obama administration to seek for Federal

Georgia Chief Justice Gets Summoned For Jury Duty

Jury duty happens to the best of us…even if you’re chief justice of Georgia’s highest court.  Chief Justice P. Harris Hines was summoned for jury duty in Cobb County this week.  He wasn’t upset about being called for jury duty either and took it with a matter of pride.  From The Daily Report: He did

Beaulieu Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

Beaulieu Group, a Dalton-based flooring company, filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection according to Chattanooga CBS affiliate WDEF. The flooring industry has been making its way back since the hard blow it took during the 2008 housing market collapse and ensuing double-dip recession.  Beaulieu was considered one of the “big three” of flooring manufacturers in

One Way Tickets Are Cheaper Than Rainbow Crosswalks

The “City of Atlanta” has a message for all of the rainbow crosswalk critics: buy yourself a one-way ticket to Chattanooga or Birmingham. Granted, Chattanooga doesn’t have the scratch to spend on multi-colored pavement paint or a streetcar that no one uses, but, as City of Atlanta pointed out, we do have bridges….over our water.