Morning Reads for Friday, September 30, 2016

Stunning pictures. Reward growing for information in attack of Douglas County deputy’s home. Maybe Saturday will be better? Free sci-fi film festival coming up … UGA researching drug-resistant super bugs. Thomas Sowell is a national treasure. Words matter. Gary Johnson picks up Detroit News endorsement. / The ‘perpetual adolescent’ candidate. Now we know why… And

Killing The Last Zombies of the Foreclosure Apocalypse

The real estate market in Atlanta has been booming, again … he writes, fearful of jinxing things. We’re at a point where we’re worrying about gentrification — and if you’ve got pedestrian-level advertising for plastic surgery shops along the Beltline, I’d say they’re valid. But wide swaths of metro Atlanta are still hanging on by

Racist Comments “Needed To Get A Vote” In Douglas County

[iframe src=”″] While we’re working to fix the embedded video, here’s a direct link. The Chairman of the Douglas County Commission, Tom Worthan, made some disparaging, inflammatory, and embarrassing comments about black candidates running for office in Douglas County a couple of weeks ago. He was caught on tape doing so. His excuse? “I spoke

Senate Passes Bill To Fund US Government Through December 9th

Senate Democrats have dropped their opposition to a funding bill averting a potential government shutdown Friday.  The House is expected to pass a similar measure later today.  CNN provides key details: After weeks of negotiation and stalemate, the bill ended up getting broad support, passing 72-26, after both parties agreed to approve $220 million for