Category: Politics

14th District Gets Another New Candidate For Congress

Republicans in Georgia’s 14th congressional will have another candidate to consider to succeed Congressman Tom Graves. Kyle Perkins announced his candidacy for Congress on Facebook today. In a letter posted on the Paulding Republican Women Facebook Group today, he mentions that he has been politically involved for a couple of years. The native Midwesterner and

Trump Re-Election Teams for Georgia Announced

President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign teams have been announced in a joint press release from the campaign and the Republican National Committee: Donald J. Trump for President. Inc. and the Republican National Committee (RNC) today announced the members of the Georgia Trump Victory effort. which will win the great state of Georgia once again for

Dr. NO strikes early

Yesterday the House passed HR882, a resolution recognizing and commending President Donald J. Trump and the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces and intelligence agencies on their successful military operation that neutralized Qasem Soleimani, by a vote of 93-68. The vote was generally along party lines with a glaring exception. Representative

Morning Reads for Friday, January 17, 2020

Atlanta in the 1920’s. MLK events around town. Good advice. But it’s better, right? No kidding (said from the blissful quiet of the half-empty “collaborative” office space). Is the Yoko comparison too harsh?  Or not harsh enough? Who wants one of these? Feats of strength. Or something. Laws are for little people. I could go

Attorney General Chris Carr welcomed Ivanka Trump

Attorney General Chris Carr welcomed Advisor to the President, Ivanka Trump, to Georgia yesterday as part of a discussion with state and federal leaders and the Trump Administration about efforts to combat human trafficking nationwide. Federal, state, and local law enforcement and representatives from the White House gathered at Wellspring Living, an Atlanta-based nonprofit assisting domestic sex

Governor Kemp Makes 30 Appointments

Via press release from the office of Governor Brian Kemp: Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp conducted swearing-in ceremonies for thirty (30) Georgians to serve on various state boards, councils, and commissioners. Board of Education Phenna Rene Petty recently retired from her role as the Career Technical and Agricultural Education Director of Murray County, after

Morning Reads for Tuesday, January 14

Good morning! Today is the second legislative day. If you’d like to play along at home, here’s the Adjournment Resolution with the schedule through early February. If you wear a seatbelt, you have a much better chance of staying alive in a car crash. The chances of a seatbelt bill surviving the Senate? Eh, maybe