Category: Politics

Remembering Hank Aaron

As the news has spread of the passing of Hank Aaron today at the age of 86, remembrances of his life are being shared by some Georgia leaders. Please feel free to share your memories in the comments. Gov. Brian Kemp and Family: “Our family is heartbroken to hear the news of Hank Aaron’s passing.

Morning Reads for Friday, January 22, 2021

Homebound seniors face trouble getting the COVID vaccines.  Top ten burgers in Atlanta. THE Tree. Clemson grad builds Iron Man suit.  We all need one of these. Some unsmart hackers.  Still, be careful out there. Four fights to watch for. Bored?  Enjoy yourself here. The 1700 year old kaboom. Wise words on diversification.  The Original

House Committee Assignments Released

The House Committee on Assignments, chaired by Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), announced today the committee assignments for the 2021-2022 legislative term. Speaker David Ralston: “We have a dynamic group of leaders joining the ranks of our committee chairmen this year, and I appreciate their willingness to serve this House and the citizens of our

Morning Reads for Tuesday, January 19

Good morning! Today is the last day of the Trump presidency. Here are the results of the final poll of the Trump presidency. Major takeaways: While 43% of Americans give Trump a positive approval rating, most Republicans think he’s still pretty great, and only 21% of Republicans polled believe Joe Biden legitimately won the presidential

Morning Reads for Monday, January 18, 2021 | MLK Edition

Georgia Capitol quiet Sunday amid show of police, military might Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene suspended from twitter after harassing Georgia election official Gwinnett students place thousands of white flags for Georgia lives lost to COVID-19 Construction firm to start work on Georgia solar farm Several roads closed in downtown Atlanta ahead of Inauguration Ikea parent

Kudzu Vine Review: 1/17/2021

On tonight’s show our guest was Steve Singiser. Steve is a history teacher in the Los Angeles area. Additionally, he is an editor with Daily Kos Elections. On the show we discussed California politics including the political futures of Governor Gavin Newsome and Senator Dianne Feinstein, the Covid regulations and California and even some analysis

Morning Reads for Friday, January 15, 2021

Remember Tara Baker.  Mayor Bottoms nominated for National DNC position. Who wants to move to Huntsville?  Well, just Bless Her Heart. Yes, just take a step back. What will historians think of the dreadful 2020? Can you imagine the vapors at the next HOA? If this sounds like a rich guy being a jerk, it’s

Text from Gov. Kemp’s State of the State

Today, Gov. Brian Kemp gave his annual State of the State address to the Georgia General Assembly. The following is the text of his speech that was graciously provided to us by Mallory Blount, Press Secretary for the Governor’s office: Lieutenant Governor Duncan, Speaker Ralston, Speaker Pro Tem Jones, members of the General Assembly, Chief