Individual Voters Will Decide If We’re In A Recession Or Not

This week’s Courier Herald column: The United States Economy shrank .9% for the second quarter of this year, according to the Commerce Department.  This follows a contraction of 1.6% in the first quarter.  Economists generally consider two consecutive quarters of decline as the definition of recession. Officially, the National Bureau of Economic Research declares whether

Mid-Morning Reads for Friday, July 15, 2022

Too bad none of that money came from Georgians. We are all special in our own way. The sadness deepens. X-wing they are not, but closer they are. Ice cream that doesn’t melt. If you’re going to compare people to tacos, at least have the courtesy to allow them to choose the type of taco

Morning Reads for Friday, July 8, 2022

Start planning your road trips now. Great Georgian. Read between the lines. Peasants. You will be surveilled. Whether you like it or not. Coming soon… Excellent paper on the Good Ol’ Days in Higher Ed when the jousting of university personnel was entertaining, inspirational, and (gasp!) educational. Honestly, ESPN is not known to have the

Morning Reads for Friday, July 1, 2022

RIP Casey Motter #ChopOn SCAD joins the name-dropping club. What is it about Southern Men Who Write Books? Why do we love them so? 512 year old shark discovered in Northern Atlantic. Another discovery – WWL Navy destroyer is now world’s deepest wreckage. No wonder he plays for gumbo. WWII Army vet remembers his time.

Help Educate Drivers On Georgia’s Move Over Slowpoke Law

This week’s Courier Herald column: There are a lot of important things going on in the world.  The Supreme Court has rediscovered strict interpretations of the Constitution and the principles of Federalism, the economy continues to be ground toward recession between the gears of inflation and higher interest rates, and Freddie Freeman has grown publicly