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Georgia proves once again to be a backwater state controlled by the good ol’ boy network. As many have long speculated, we now have an utterly  unqualified Attorney General named Chris Carr and Kennesaw State University has an equally unqualified new…

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Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens conceded in pleadings filed in federal court that there was never any basis for his request to have a duly licensed attorney barred from practicing in Georgia or pursuing claims against the Attorney General. In July of…

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The cancer of conservatism: The GOP created Donald Trump

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry called Donald Trump’s politics “toxic” and his 2016 candidacy a “cancer” on conservatism back in July of 2015. It was not long after that that Perry got steamrolled by the Trump train. Perry almost got it right, but Trump…

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Worrying similarities between KSU and GPC financial irregularities

  There appears to be much  more to the story regarding the recent uproar at Kennesaw State University. President Dan Papp is resigning over widespread financial impropriety at the school and several other top administration officials have also resigned…

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Should we worry about Johnny Isakson's health?

Isakson's record on terrorism and gun violence votes are abysmal. He has voted against LGBT equality 100 percent of the time. He voted against the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act. Johnny Isakson’s record on women and equality…

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Open letter to Jim Barksdale: Georgia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate

Dear Jim Barksdale, it’s time for an intervention. I decided to write you an open letter with a few observations and suggestions. First of all I want to thank you for running against an incumbent Republican Senator with a $6 million war chest thanks to…

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Love vs. Hate: Georgia and Utah Lt. Governors responses to Orlando

After the Orlando massacre the Utah Republican Lt. Gov gave an emotional and heartfelt speech and apology for his past actions. In contrast Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle hasn't said one word about Orlando.

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In Georgia, nowhere is the incestuous relationship between the political, corporate and media establishments more obscene than at the statewide public broadcaster. Through shameless cronyism, corruption and contempt for public opinion, Georgia Public…

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Reflections on the aftermath of the Orlando massacre

Whenever there are senseless tragedies like the Pulse massacre in Orlando there is always an attempt to try and make some sense of it all. There is a desperate need in human nature to find some semblance of a silver lining from the most despicable acts of…

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Many on the religious right and Republican politicians are unable to acknowledge that Pulse was targeted because it is a gay bar.
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