Author: Nathan

Senator Johnny Isakson Hospitalized For Fractured Ribs

We received word from US Senator Johnny Isakson’s office that the Senator has been hospitalized for fractured ribs after suffering a fall. “Senator Isakson was admitted to George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday night after falling in his apartment and suffering four fractured ribs. He is in pain, but resting and doing

Republicans Shouldn’t Lose Focus On Local Races

Are Republicans hyper-focused on national level politics that we are ignoring our county races? Just taking a casual look at my Facebook feed, I see Georgia Republican activists seemingly more focused on Congressional, US Senate, and Presidential races more so than the local level races. We lost GA-06 and barely won GA-07 in 2018. That

Morning Reads For Tuesday July 9, 2019

Like Diñgers? Did you watch last ñight’s Home Ruñ Derby?? Iñsañe. At least Bryce Harper didñ’t wiñ. (Womp womp…..) Here Yes, Starcourt is real. Kinda. $5M > $520K Outside money funding former leader Stacey Abrams’ post-election PAC SunTrust is backing away from funding private prisons There So, the 7.1 earthquake literally ripped the Earth a

Happy Independence Day

Happy 4th of July! America is 243 years old. I hope y’all enjoy the blessing of liberty today and (safely) celebrate the fact that we threw off the reigns of a tyrannical government based on the ideas of protecting the individual’s right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. In this day and age,

#VoteBraves For The 2019 All-Star Game

We usually talk inside baseball when it comes to politics on here, and the two actually will cross paths for charity at the Congressional Baseball Game tonight…but today Georgians have a mission for the next few hours: #VoteBraves The Atlanta Braves have seven players(!) that have made it to the proverbial runoff for the All-Star

Georgia Sets Date For 2020 Presidential Preference Primary

As Lawton mentioned in the morning reads this morning, Georgia will likely not be a part of Super Tuesday. Earlier this morning, WSB’s Aaron Diamant confirmed that Georgia will be conducting it’s Presidential Preference Primary on March 24, 2020. BREAKING: Just confirmed. Date set for Georgia’s presidential primary: Tuesday, March 24, 2020. @wsbtv pic.twitter.com/Xh8GKNt1dK —

Renee Unterman Makes It Official: She’s In For GA-07

There was plenty of speculation about Senator Renee Unterman (R-Buford) running for Georgia’s 7th Congressional Seat to replace current Congressman Rob Woodall. Tonight, she made it official. Senator Unterman joins seven other Republicans in a bid to succeed Congressman Woodall and hold the seat for Republicans. Interestingly enough, she’s the only current elected official who

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger Fights “Voter Purge” Narrative With Address Change Notices

We received a presser earlier from Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger of his efforts to fight an inaccurate narrative on purging voters from the voter rolls by sending out address change notices to voters who have updated their address through the US Postal Service: In the coming days, county registrars will begin sending notices to

Rural Broadband May Be Key To Rural Small Town Survival

The AJC has an article about census estimates showing small towns in rural Georgia are shrinking. A third of small towns in Georgia lost population last year–most of those towns being in south Georgia. Although there’s been hope of a revitalization of rural areas, advances in technologies and a changing economy has made it more