Author: Nathan

US Senate Confirms New SCOTUS Justice Amy Coney Barrett

This evening, the US Senate has confirmed the newest Supreme Court Justice: Amy Coney Barrett. Senator David Perdue’s office issued this statement concerning the confirmation of Judge Barrett: “Judge Amy Coney Barrett is an accomplished, experienced jurist and a brilliant legal mind,” said Senator Perdue. “Throughout her impressive career, Judge Barrett has demonstrated her commitment to preserving

State Rep. David Clark Announces Run for House Speaker If Re-elected

State Representative David Clark (R-Buford) made an announcement on Facebook this afternoon stating that he would challenge incumbent Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) should he win re-election on November 3rd. You can read the announcement in its entirety: Representative Clark points to his resolution to remove Speaker Ralston from the chair during the 2019 legislative

The Increase of Gotcha Politics

There is always going to be a degree of gotcha politics: President George H.W. Bush’s “read my lips, no new taxes” to President Obama’s “if you like your plan, you can keep it”. All politicians, in spite of the efforts to create Democrat, Republican, and even Libertarian demigods, are human. They are going to say

Georgia Plus DoJ and Ten Other States File Suit Against Google for Potential Anti-Trust Violations

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced Georgia, the Department of Justice, and ten other state Attorneys General filed a lawsuit in US District Court alleging Google of violating anti-trust statutes. The press release is posted below. Attorney General Chris Carr – along with the Department of Justice and ten other state Attorneys General — today filed

Guest Editorial: The Case For Virtual & In-Person Options For Schools

Editor’s Note: The following editorial was written by State Rep. Wes Cantrell (R-Woodstock). “Georgia schools have become a breeding ground for this pandemic.”       This quote was attributed to my legislative colleagues by CBS Channel 46 News. When I contacted these colleagues about this outrageous quote, one of them invited me to join him in a

Kevin Van Ausdal Bows Out of #GA14 Race

Northwest Georgia is heavily Republican, so it’s easy to forget there is a Democrat that’s running against Marjorie Greene to replace Congressman Tom Graves in GA-14. Kevin Van Ausdal was the Democratic nominee for the 14th until today when he released a message indicating that he was withdrawing from the race due to “family and

Governor Kemp Appoints New GEMA Director

Governor Brian Kemp announced that Georgia State Patrol Captain Chris Stallings will take over as director for Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security (GEMA/HS) at a press conference this morning. Former Georgia Emergency Communications Authority Deputy Director Mike Smith will take on the role of Chief of Staff for GEMA/HS. From a press release from

2020 Primary Runoff Results

It’s also Election Night for the General Primary Run-off Races. Republican voters in Georgia’s 14th Congressional District apparently wanted a true outsider. Marjorie Greene, who originally began her campaign in her home district of GA-06 to unseat Congresswoman Lucy McBath, looks to be sailing towards a victory to succeed Congressman Tom Graves in the US