Category: Politics

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 31

Good morning! It’s the last day of August, which means that fake fall is only a few weeks away! How long will the power be out in New Orleans? At least a few weeks.  FTLOG, stop taking the horse paste, dummies! Calls to the Georgia Poison Center are on the rise. If you took too

Morning Reads for Friday, August 27, 2021

Yes, we’re all tired of this crap. Are the angels gonna sing? Oh, the horrors. Anything can be manipulated to say whatever you want it to say. What could go wrong? What else could go wrong now? Australia is off the bucket list for the foreseeable future. So wrong, on so many levels.

Herschel Walker is Running for Senate

I guess he’s in, folks. Long-time Texas resident Herschel Walker is banking on his fame from the 1980s to win him a Senate seat in Georgia. Will it work? It’s probably too early to tell. Walker is running as a Republican and, more specifically, as “Trump’s guy,” even though three current Georgia residents have lined

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 24

Good morning – I hope you will pause when you read this to pay a few moments of respect for State Representative Mickey Stephens, who died on August 14, and who will be laid to rest this week in Savannah. There will be a public memorial service this evening in Savannah at Tiger Arena, and

End the Stigma – Treat Obesity like the Disease it is | A Special to GAPol by Minority Caucus Chairman Billy Mitchell

Millions of Americans suffer from obesity.  They are blamed for their weight; constantly being told they are not making good decisions. From friends and family to their own healthcare providers, they experience discrimination and bias from all sides. Many have searched high and low for affordable options and treatments to help manage what the medical

Morning Reads for Friday, August 20, 2019

Standing in for the incomparable Ginny. Georgia bars local governments from enacting mask, vaccine mandates Georgia jobless rate dips below 4% as payrolls again leap How the Apple lobbying machine took on Georgia Georgia public health agency issues new advice for school quarantines Almost all eligible Georgians are registered to vote, data show Georgia’s Sen.

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