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
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.
This week’s Courier Herald column: It’s not about Donald Trump. Let me repeat that less the opening not be clear enough. The 2022 mid-term elections, both the primary and the general, are not about Donald Trump. My friends in the news media, stuck on their own narrative since 2016, have already concluded this is wrong.
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
Happy April 20th, and all that may mean to you. I’m going to highlight National Look Alike Day, though. If you’ve got a doppleganger, today’s your day! And now, the news. Pat Conroy The Veterans Administration has proposed several changes – including entirely new buildings – for its Georgia hospitals and clinics. (Alternate link.) The
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
CBS46 reported last night that a new Landmark Communications survey found that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp had increased his lead to a margin wide enough to prevent a runoff. The survey of 660 likely Republican voters show Gov. Kemp with 52% support. Former Sen. David Perdue and Kandiss Taylor are far behind Kemp with 27.5%
“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
This week’s Courier Herald column: The time between the General Assembly leaving town and Easter provides most that work in and around the area of state politics a bit of much needed down time. There is an exception for those running for office this year, especially those with primary opposition. It seems campaigns are a
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