Morning Reads for Tuesday, April 26

Good morning! I hope yours is wonderful. The Georgia legislature is set to have massive turnover: 50 of races for the General Assembly’s 236 seats don’t have an incumbent on the ballot (and it’s not impossible that an incumbent or three will lose their primaries). This means that the House and Senate are in store

Morning Reads for Friday, April 22, 2022

300K is a pretty big number. Move along. Nothing to see here. Check out the Lyrid meteor shower the next few days. That was quick. Trudeau’s very bad idea. An army of Sergeant Shultzs. Did he just pop out of a cake or something? Biggest.Earthquake.Evah. RIP Robert Blake.

Morning Reads — Thursday, April 21, 2022

Peaches  The inside story of Georgia’s shift left ‘Beyond troubling’: Current, former government officials tied to human trafficking probe in Georgia City council member indicted in disabled man’s death Herschel Walker’s Senate Bid in Georgia Is Powered by Fandom A mental health bill in Georgia shows how conspiracy theories are affecting politics Rivian Electric Car

Make Debates(and debating) Great Again!

When it comes to party primary debates in Georgia, the series of debates (HD 1, 2 & SD 53) hosted by the Walker and Catoosa Republican Parties this past Saturday could have been worse. None of the debates descended into threatened armed conflict, as happened in 1856 when Alexander Stephens challenged Ben Hill to a

Morning Reads for Friday, April 15, 2022

“It doesn’t matter what team I lead, this is the kind of person I want on it!” (There’s a Lithia Springs connection here.) Nope. Nope. Nope. I mean, who wouldn’t do the same? Watch the Lyrid meteor shower the next few days. Why are journalists addicted to scandal? Watergate created that addiction. You keep using

Morning Reads – Thursday, April 14, 2022

Peaches Former Statesboro City Councilman appears in federal court to offer guilty plea Is the Georgia State Patrol elite or not? State lawmakers, Georgia sheriffs denounce Perdue’s GSP comments Public college costs to fall in Georgia as fee goes away Republican rivals try to topple Georgia football star Herschel Walker in key Senate race Trump