Category: 2016 Elections

A Whopping .061% Of New Georgia Project Voting Applications Might Be Fraudulent

The investigation into the Stacey-Abrams-led and much-maligned (on all sides) New Georgia Project finished, finding a massive, high-level conspiracy executed by the top names of Georgia Democratic politics. Just kidding! According to the AJC just 53 of the 87,000 voter registration forms the State Elections Board reviewed were allegedly forged. And the perpetrators were 25

Augusta’s New Most Infamous Person is… Reality Winner, NSA Leaker Extraordinare

Linda Schrenko, Charles Walker, Tim Shelnut… Reality Winner? Yep, the newest in the line of Augusta’s most politically-infamous people is a previously-obscure 25 year-old government contractor. President Trump should be resting a little easier today, as the National Security Agency was able to track down, arrest, and arraign Reality Leigh Winner, who leaked a highly-classified

Georgia’s 2015 House Redistricting Headed to Court

In 2015, the Georgia General Assembly reworked seventeen House districts’ boundaries through H.B. 566. A lawsuit filed Monday alleges that the changes in Districts 105 and 111 violate the Voting Rights Act because lawmakers diluted black voting strength with the changes in order to protect incumbents. The suit asks a three-judge panel to review the changes and

Jon Ossoff, Jared Kushner, And A Disgusting Anti-Semite Running For Congress

Jon Ossoff, a liberal Democratic candidate for Congress, would be Jared Kushner’s puppet because they’re both Jewish according to one Republican opponent. Of course that’s not exactly what Mohammad Ali Bhuiyan wrote, but that’s exactly what he implied. Between grammatical errors and misspellings, Bhuiyan took his antisemitism to a new level in the quest to

Federal District Dismisses Challenge to Georgia’s Voter Roll Maintenance Law

On Friday, a federal district court dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Georgia’s voter roll maintenance law is illegal and unconstitutional. Judge Timothy Batten, who was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2006, ruled that the law is legally permissible and does not run afoul of the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) nor the First

Education Accountability Question Remains Unanswered

This week’s Courier Herald column: The sound of a banging gavel signals the beginning of the forty-day legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly Monday, but the echoes of the November election are still reverberating over the din of activity. While much of Washington and even some factions within the state capitol are adjusting to