Category: Politics

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 17

In an attempt to encourage state employees to get vaccinated, the Governor announced an impromptu state holiday the Friday before Labor Day. (He did not announce surveillance testing for unvaccinated state employees. He also did not announce a holiday 21 days from the Friday prior to Labor Day.) The latest COVID-19 surge, fueled by the

Afternoon Delight Reads for Friday, August 13, 2021

Douglas County Alexander High School choir featured in Smithsonian Folklife magazine. Yes, we all talk funny. That’s what makes us super special. Shrimps! Oysters! Oh nos! Well, this will certainly make employment screenings quick and easy! Colorado Rockies staff and team should all be fitted with hearing aids at MLB expense. Just because they sound

Midday Reads for Tuesday, August 10

Hello! I hope you enjoyed lunch. Here’s some background on Kathy Hochul, the new Governor of New York! The Pentagon is ready to mandate vaccines for all troops.  President Obama is 60, and he’s optimistic.  One-third of Georgia’s sheriffs aren’t waiting around to see who else might enter the GOP primary and have endorsed Gary

Morning Reads for Friday, August 6, 2021

Big political gathering this Saturday at Coosa Valley Fairgrounds in Rome. People are starting to pay attention. You keep using that word infrastructure. It doesn’t mean what you think it means. Careful. Soon they will be coming after the little guy’s retirement accounts. Yeah, but I think it needs a catchier name. All glory is

Morning Reads — Thursday, August 5, 2021

Peaches  They say it’s to make traffic better, but we know better.  Resources dispatched to Georgia to make case for big spending  “A lie created to foment a coup” Legislature addresses needs of Georgia students Georgia near bottom in rate of required nursing home inspections. Golden Ray continues to be a Golden Cluster  ACLU takes

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 3

Good morning! If you are not vaccinated, but feel like you might be ready, here’s how to find a vaccine: Call the Health Department Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line at (888) 457-0186. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8 AM-8 PM, and weekends 8 AM-5 PM. Visit the DPH Vaccine Scheduling Portal. Visit Vaccine Finder. Find a vaccination pop-up

Morning Reads for Tuesday, July 27

Good morning! Hey, did y’all know that the Herschel Walker candidacy (that some desire and others choose to fervently hope against) might come with some baggage? Ask anyone in the Governor’s office and they’ll assure you that Georgia is open for business! Except, not if you’re talking about the Georgia Department of Labor, where all

Rep. Matt Hatchett New House Majority Whip

State Representative Matt Hatchett (R-Dublin) was elected today as the House Majority Whip. He will serve for the remainder of the 2021-2022 legislative term. From a press release: “I am honored to have been elected by my Republican colleagues to serve in this new capacity,” said Majority Whip Hatchett. “I am thankful for the residents