Reads for Tuesday, May 26

Good afternoon! Time is a flat circle. If you live anywhere near the coast, you should be preparing for hurricane season now, because buying supplies and evacuating are different in the era of COVID-19 than they ever were in years past. More on how – and why – to prepare early. If you think you’ll

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

As Georgia prepares for an unprecedented number of voters using absentee ballots in the upcoming primary election, the State Election Board has approved a rule that will allow local election boards to open absentee ballots up to eight days before Election Day. The Board members made the decision last week in an emergency rule for

It’s Time To Move Forward

This week’s Courier Herald column: We thought it would be two weeks.  It’s been over two months. While we as a people were briefly united at the beginning of the pandemic – at least as much as we can be these days – we’ve begun to devolve into our more typical posture.  Instead of us

Pence, Kemp and Loeffler Going to Waffle House Today

The Vice President, Governor, Georgia’s junior Senator and Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia are getting lunch at Waffle House HQ in Norcross today. A statement from Sen. Kelly Loeffler said the group will have a roundtable discussing how to safely reopen Georgia’s economy. Loeffler added: “The vice president is no stranger to Georgia, and this visit

Morning Reads for Friday, May 22, 2020

So funny. Can’t breathe. Painful, in more ways than one. Be patient, young padawan. And so it begins  And they wonder why people don’t trust the government. Know the rules for your phone. If you have a finely honed skill, why not make some dough with it? Surprisingly spot-on. Cake or death?  Cake, Please. Do

Arguing Separation of Power, Carr Joins Coalition Supporting Dismissal of Case Against Gen. Flynn

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is getting vocal about the federal government’s motion to dismiss the case against General Michael Flynn. Carr joined a coalition with 14 other attorneys general from around the country. The coalition collectively filed a brief in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The coalition contends that the court