Category: Politics

Hello Georgia!

Hello all! Let me introduce myself, I’m Elliot Pierce. I hail from the county least likely to ever host an international cremation association expo. The land of unfortunate Lone Ranger fame. I grew up in Walker County and moved back six years ago after my son was born.  I come to GeorgiaPol thanks to an

Morning Reads for Tuesday, March 2

Good morning! Yesterday was Day 25 of the 2021 Legislative Session. To prepare for the run-up to Crossover Day, which is Monday, March 8, today and Thursday are Committee Days. You can watch all the fun here. Yesterday, the House passed what I consider to be a pretty onerous and deeply flawed election bill, and

Morning Reads for Friday, February 26, 2021

Georgian’s access to COVID vaccine expands a wee bit more. Bill to limit defunding police agencies advances under the Gold Dome. DGD Hot Rod recognized for his love of Legos.  Faster, please. JFK mastermind revealed. Maybe 50 years from now we’ll know who won in 2020 and how covid really started.  So what are you

Jeanne Seaver Announces for Lt. Governor’s Race

A press release issued today states that Jeanne Seaver, former Congressional candidate in GA-12, has announced her candidacy for Lieutenant Governor in Georgia. The press release states that Seaver has been a Georgian for over 20 years and lists her as a small business owner and longtime community and political grassroots activist. The press release

Covid Winter Is Still Here, But Spring Is Coming

This week’s Courier Herald column: It was a beautiful 68-degree and sunny day at my house Tuesday, and I missed it.  I was there, but after almost a year of limited outside activities and a couple of weeks of bitter cold, I’m overly conditioned to accepting HVAC controlled 72 degrees and inside as my status

Morning Reads for Tuesday, February 23

Good morning! Today is Day 21 of the 2021 Legislative Session. Findings in a newly-published CDC report from a study in Marietta City Schools support prioritizing teacher vaccinations. You can read the full report here. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Water Wars case yesterday; a ruling is expected this summer. The

Morning Reads for Tuesday, February 16

Happy Mardi Gras! It’s cancelled, and it’s cold, so Real Talk: I wouldn’t be hauling myself to Zulu and Rex this morning anyway; I’d watch it on TV with a breakfast of cup of hot coffee and a slice of king cake. And the good news is that you can watch it on TV, sort