Category: Politics

Morning Reads for Friday, December 6, 2019

Saving the Capricorn. Taking one (or eleven) for the team.  Welcome home. Not the Onion.  Or even the Bee.  Non-spying (yet) alternatives to Google. Always searching for clues about our neighbors. No one told us that Sheldon Cooper moved to Ohio. Faster, please. No, on so many levels. And then our hearts grew three sizes

Gov. Kemp’s Remarks on Justice Benham’s Retirement

It was announced today that Justice Robert Benham will be retiring effective March 1, 2020 from the Georgia Supreme Court. Governor Brian Kemp stated: “Justice Benham is a trailblazer, freedom fighter, and fiercely compassionate soul who has always led by example and personified integrity,” said Governor Kemp. “The profession of law and Georgia’s Judiciary are

Statements on Appointment of Kelly Loeffler

Sen. Johnny Isakson’s Press Release: U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., today congratulated Kelly Loeffler, chief executive officer of Atlanta-based financial services firm Bakkt, on her appointment to the U.S. Senate. Loeffler was appointed by Governor Brian Kemp to fill the vacancy that will be created by Isakson’s upcoming resignation from the Senate on Dec. 31.

Future U.S. Sen. Loeffler’s Election Website Goes Live

Shortly after she was announced as Georgia’s next United States Senator, Kelly Loeffler’s website has gone live at http://www.kellyforsenate.com/ Future Senator Loeffler addressed some concerns that others have raised about her appointment on her site (emphasis is mine): “Kelly Loeffler is a conservative businesswoman and political outsider appointed by Georgia Governor Brian P. Kemp to

Morning Reads for Wednesday, December 4

Georgia Watch every second of Johnny’s Farewell Speech to the Senate. Johnny Isakson has two things in Georgia: friends and future friends. Councilman Van Johnson defeated incumbent Savannah Mayor Eddie DeLoach Billy Yearta narrowly bested Jim Quinn, both Republicans, in HD 152 (Leesburg) Hide your children for the fight that begins tomorrow Mitch McConnell and

How Do You Want To Spend $173 Billion?

The only catch is that the money is to update the Atlanta Regional Commission’s long-range regional plan. Public comment is open until December 13 for the ARC wishlist with projects lasting until 2050. Before you run over to the ARC’s website a few important points About $33 billion in federal, state and local funds is

A Few Thoughts On The Reaction To Georgia’s Newest US Senator

First of all, congratulations to Georgia’s new junior US Senator Kelly Loeffler. Second of all, congratulations to Governor Brian Kemp for joining the #RINO club. Don’t worry, Mr. Governor, you’re in fine company. The cries of how Governor Kemp’s appointment of an alleged “#RINO” has ramped up before Thanksgiving. Him appointing an alleged #RINO makes

Morning Reads for Tuesday, December 3

Good morning, and a tremendous thanks goes to Holly for covering the past two Tuesdays! Please keep sending those positive thoughts and prayers to President Carter. The holiday season is upon us, and there’s no better time to revisit this excellent piece on the emotional labor required of the women (it’s almost always the women)