Category: Politics

Anti-Ralston Delegates Lose Floor Fight

A resolution to force the Georgia Republican Party to weigh-in on a Georgia House of Representatives matter did not make it to the floor this weekend. Part of what made the convention longer was debate on the semantics of Rule 3 of the convention rules. The resolution was not submitted on time according to the

Proposed GOP Resolution Against Ralston

The following is a proposed resolution sent out for the GAGOP Convention. It seeks the resignation of Speaker David Ralston and to term-limit future Speakers. RESOLUTION WHEREAS, it has been brought to the collective attention of the Georgia Republican Party that Georgia House Speaker David Ralston is perversely abusing the power of his office, which

#GAGOP Round-up: Down To The Wire

This should be a fun convention. I won’t be in attendance as I will be spending this weekend with my son Lucas, but I know others will enjoy what I can imagine will be a fun ride of yelling out points of order and general grumpiness for not being recognized by the convention chair to

Hitatchi Automotive Systems To Expand In Walton County

We got a press release this morning from Governor Brian Kemp’s office about Hitatchi Automotive Systems expanding in Walton County. Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc., a Tier 1 supplier of world-class products to the global automotive market, is planning to create 100 jobs and invest at least

Morning Reads for Friday, May 17, 2019

Brooklet, GA, continues to entertain. No broken hip will keep President Jimmy Carter from teaching his Sunday School class. No way. There are expectations, and then there are expectations.  Speaking of honey… Who remembers when Hunter S. Thompson ran for sheriff?  AG Barr makes a funny. Relax.  It’s just chicken. Gene Simmons rocks the Pentagon.

Governor Kemp Asks For Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck’s Resignation

INBOX: @GovKemp is asking Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck to resign after Beck was charged with 38 federal counts of mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering. #gapol— stephen fowler | georgia politics reporter (@stphnfwlr) May 15, 2019 Governor Brian Kemp this afternoon issued a letter asking indicted Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck to resign. Beck

Morning Reads for Tuesday, May 14

Good morning, and all the healing thoughts to President Carter. There is no connection between undocumented immigrants and increased crime. One mother’s account of her 13-year-old son’s journey into the Alt-Right movement, mostly via Reddit. Longtime Macon-Bibb councilman to run for mayor. “Reason to believe” Anthem violated Georgia law. Senator Bernie Sanders is headed to