Category: Republicans

Warnock Outraises GOP Foes, May Not Indicate Democratic Optimism

Yes, it’s a good thing to raise more money than your opponent. Especially when your opponent is an incumbent U.S. Senator. Reverend Warnock did just that in Q1: his $1.5 million to $1.1 million each for Sen. Loeffler and Rep. Collins. It’s not hard to imagine that if Sen. Loeffler could avoid a spirited primary

Vernon Jones’ Residency Challenge And Cry For Attention

Rep. Vernon Jones (D-Slimeball) has carried a cloud of controversy over Georgia politics for 20 years with no signs of letting up. Today he endorsed President Trump (R-Slimeball) perhaps for all their similarities: ALLEGED sexual assault, being unfit for public office, rampant attention whoring.. I mean, you name it and they’re peas in a pod!

Sen. Loeffler Finally Adopts Transparency, Divests From Stocks

It’s hard to not feel sympathy for Senator Loeffler after reading her woe-is-me op-ed in The Wall Street Journal. Still, it’s a good thing she’s finally doing what the honorable Senator should have done four months ago by divesting herself from her stock holdings. I mean, it isn’t as if elected officials should go above

2020’s Stupidest Candidate Is In Georgia!

I’m sorry, I should be more charitable and merely say: the most quixotic. Yeah. That’s it. Angela Stanton-King qualified to run against John Lewis. That alone makes it, stupid silly. But being a Republican doubles the–whatever adjective we’re using. Having your felony pardoned by President Trump trebles that. Her platform seems to be overall thin

Carr Rejects Kemp Campaign Hacking Claim, Clears DPG

Attorney General Chris Carr’s office says there was no attempt from the DPG to hack election information during the 2018 election. Two days before the election in a totally-not-politically-motivated case based off totally-not-specious claims that Democrats had committed “possible cyber crimes” with online election databases. The AG’s memo about the state’s investigation said in short:

How To Explain This Rep. Trey Kelley Story

11Alive’s investigative news show “The Reveal” ran a story that, if true, is incredibly disturbing for Rep. Trey Kelley and Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome. The condensed story: a reported friend of Rep. Kelley, Ralph “Ryan” Dover, hit a bicyclist in Cedartown who eventually died. Rather than call 911, Dover called Kelley. He too failed

Congressman Doug Collins Is In For Senate

The Daily Caller has confirmed through an aide that Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09) is, indeed, running for US Senate against Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA): Republican Georgia Rep. Doug Collins plans to run for the battleground Senate seat in Georgia, the Daily Caller confirmed Monday. Collins will likely face the newly appointed Republican Georgia Sen. Kelly

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

New Entrant In GA-14; Lilburn Mayor Running For HD-108

The Gwinnett Daily Post is reporting that Lilburn Mayor Johnny Crist will be resigning as mayor. Mayor Crist, who has served as mayor since 2012, will seek the Republican nomination for House District 108 and challenge State Representative Jasmine Clark (D-Lilburn). There is also a new entrant into Georgia’s 14th Congressional District race. Rome neurosurgeon