Redneck Georgia Town Bans Mosque, for Freedumb!

By: Monday December 8, 2014 9:00 am

Let’s see, got my Bible right here… a lot of stuff in this thing about tolerance, loving each other, specifically love they neighbor. Hmm. They must be using a different version in Georgia, where a small town has used some odd twists on traffic laws to violate the First Amendment’s right to practice one’s religion [...]

 

Obama Administration Releases First Yemeni Prisoners from Guantanamo Bay in Years

By: Friday November 21, 2014 8:04 am

Five prisoners detained at Guantanamo Bay prison were released and resettled in Georgia and Slovakia. The released prisoners included four Yemenis, marking the first time since 2010 that Yemenis cleared for release were set free.

GA Sen: Democrat Michelle Nunn Has Narrow Lead

By: Friday October 24, 2014 7:59 am

If Democrats want to keep control of the Senate this race is a must win at this point.

Control of Senate Might Not Be Determined for Months

By: Friday October 3, 2014 11:17 am

This election control of the United States Senate hangs in the balance, but there is a good chance we won’t know which party ends up in control until possibly next year.

Georgia Republicans Have Citizen Arrested for Videotaping Them at Public Event

By: Tuesday September 2, 2014 8:56 am

Nydia Tisdale is a citizen journalist in Georgia. She does not get paid for her work, but instead sees it as a civic duty to record politicians and the political process, and then upload those videos to YouTube. What she does is in large part what democracy is all about– involved, informed citizens exercising their rights under the First Amendment.

Not in Georgia.

Gaming the System: Guns & Ganja in Georgia

By: Friday March 21, 2014 5:08 pm

The state legislature in Georgia has adjourned failing to pass a well-supported law allowing young sick Georgians to seek relief with cannabis medicines as US citizens in 20 other states are allowed to do.

A bill legalizing heavily restricted sales of cannabis to child patients who suffer from seizure disorders in Georgia landed on the trash pile after elected officials failed to move on the legislation.

Ukraine’s Hissy Fit

By: Saturday December 7, 2013 6:17 pm

The country that used to be the breadbasket of Europe is a new bone of contention between the European Union and Russia. Ukraine, the land of the southern Russians (as Yugoslavia was the land of the southern Slavs), sits on Russia’s Western frontier.

I’m glad Georgia is on someone’s mind

By: Friday August 9, 2013 1:30 am

Because they could use all the brain power they can get. One can almost detect the state as reflective of a regional pattern…and that pattern is a giant boat anchor on human progress.

Georgia Senate Race Starts Off Very Close

By: Tuesday August 6, 2013 1:55 pm

There is some good news for Democrats in what is going to be a very tough Senate election cycle. In the open Georgia Senate race the newly declared Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn starts off the race ahead of or at least tied against the most likely Republican candidates.

GA Sen: Saxby Chambliss to Retire

By: Friday January 25, 2013 12:00 pm

Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss (R) will not seek another term. Instead of running again in 2014 Chambliss has decided to retire according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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