Senator Perdue’s First Challenger: Teresa Tomlinson

Former Mayor of Columbus Teresa Tomlinson says she’s running against David Perdue–if Stacey Abrams won’t. In an email sent early Friday morning, Tomlinson said she’s filed documents to start an exploratory committee. Democrats in our state owe a debt of gratitude to Stacey Abrams for taking on an entrenched power structure right here in Georgia.

Morning Reads for Friday, April 5, 2019

There may be hope for Southerners after the coming Armageddon. Saving Macon. Ironical.  Seems like Tech would know that “tech” people know 404 as something completely different. Ahhh, the mockery. Rock on, Judge. Unattractive in a “contrived, unattractive French maid kind of way.” Maybe the thieves were having a really big steak cookout. How the

Atlanta Archbishop Moving to D.C.

Wilton Daniel Gregory, who has lead the Archdiocese of Atlanta for 14 years, was officially named the seventh Archbishop of Washington D.C. this morning. His Excellency will be ordained May 21. In a message to the Atlanta faithful, Archbishop Gregory said: “In the fourteen years I have served as your Archbishop, it has been my

Morning Reads – Thursday, April 4, 2019

Peaches Sponsor says talks came too late to save rural Georgia transit bill. I say bad actors ruined it. Ethics in Journalism Act getting national attention. Like everywhere. Stacy Abrams calls Georgia’s GOP governor an “architect of voter suppression” Savannah mayoral candidate arrested Supreme Court Turns Away Georgia Cash Bail Challenge One of the garbage

Morning Reads for Wednesday, April 3rd

Happy post-Sine Die! We’ll probably need a few days to figure out what happened last night. What does IT and legislating have in common? “Oh, don’t worry…we’ll fix it in the next release.” *ba da bum* (In all seriousness, thank you to our legislators, staffers, and the state patrol who worked long hours to transact

Handel Announces $325K Raised in Q1 2019

From a press release: Former Representative Karen Handel announced today a Q1 fundraising total of $325,000 in her campaign to retake Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The fundraising numbers cap an announcement week that included an impressive line-up of endorsements, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, House Republican Conference Chairman Liz

Sine Die Rundown

“In confusion, there is profit” – Lt J.G. Holden, Operation Petticoat It’s Day 40, the lighting round for the Georgia General Assembly. Deals will be made, horses will be traded, and if there are any left, souls will be sold. There will be laughter, there will be tears, and in between, some legislation will be

Morning Reads for Sine Die 2019!

Good morning! This may well be the longest day of the year for #gapol watchers. It’s sure to be a doozy! Sine Die is tricky (it’s tricky tricky tricky…) “Stop The Bleed” should be part of our rescue vernacular. I love The Strategist column, and now you can, too, now that you have this list