Morning Reads- Thursday, May 5, 2022

Peaches Georgia association bans trans athletes from high school teams that match gender identity The empty podium Hice is like fishing in a barrel for CNN Stacey Abrams hauls in the cash How very on brand: Carr’s office to appeal decision in retrial of murder  Asking for an absentee ballot is too burdensome  Jimmy Carter

Morning Reads for Friday, April 29, 2022

Yes. Everyone hated it. Faster, please. Mo’ and betta. Privacy is the best. So this happened this week. I should have bought popcorn futures! Possibly. But would you invite them for tea? SMOD. So close, but yet, so far away. Ronald Reagan was right. (This post bears reading at least once a week.) The Ministry

Energy Security Now A Kitchen Table Issue After Russian Invasion

This week’s Courier Herald column: This week I found myself in Athens Georgia, back on the grounds of my alma mater and our state’s flagship University.   The occasion wasn’t even football related, as many returning alumni trips are.  After writing about UGA’s Center for International Trade and Security’s work on energy policy several months ago

Morning Reads – Thursday, April 28, 2022

Peaches Georgia sets execution for man convicted 45 years ago Herschel Walker dominates Georgia GOP Senate race Brookhaven pays $1 for park in DeKalb lawsuit deal More on the murder-for-hire planned from a Georgia prison Residents of Tallahassee and Adel, Georgia receive clemency from White House Ga. Supreme Court justice issues scholarship challenge Georgia aims

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