When Wall Street Becomes A Casino

This week’s Courier Herald column: There was an interesting story from the business and investing world that briefly spilled over into mainstream news this week.  The events that transpired not only had the ability to affect major financial markets, but as is usually the case, will have political ramifications too.  Shares of Gamestop, a struggling

Morning Reads for Tuesday, February 2

Good morning! That’s right, woodchuck chuckers! It’s Groundhog Day! I’ll never forget Groundhog Day 1983, since that’s the morning when my third sister was born. She’s an ARNP on the Brain Tumor team at Seattle Children’s Hospital. We’re all very proud! Meanwhile… The GAGOP dropped a legislative package that will make it harder for busy

A Few Thoughts On Social Media

Social media has certainly changed how we interact with one another. It’s been a blessing for allowing people to connect over long distances–even more so during a pandemic. It’s also been a curse by allowing people across the political to spread disinformation. Social media platforms started to crackdown on accounts that violated their terms of

Morning Reads for Friday, January 29, 2021

What does this mean for Elbert County? Faster, please. Top Airbnb rental is a Georgia treehouse. Those who don’t study history are destined to repeat it. New York suddenly remembers how to count. Beat at their own game.  Sure. Why not. “Each marshmallow is carefully pre-selected…” Churchill’s sexy soap. How to avoid Google. If you’re

Rep. Greene Needs to Resign

We covered the remarks back in June of last year that CNN has recently re-discovered by going through Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Facebook page. Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called out House GOP leaders for not doing more to rebuke Rep. Greene. Rep. Jimmy Gomez of California announced yesterday a resolution to expel her from Congress.

Morning Reads – Thursday, January 28, 2021

Peaches New Georgia bill would require 2 photo ID copies for absentee voting  $1,000 for pre-k teachers, too Georgia election official says he hates ‘being right’ How new voters, Black women transformed Georgia’s politics Georgia State President Becker heads pay list Georgia police chief atoning for past injustices Biden plan to change health rules could