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Nunn's strength: caring community through corporate involvement

In the summer of 2013, weeks before Michelle Nunn announced her run for the U.S. Senate, a nationally recognized Democratic VIP asked me if I thought she would fulfill the rumors and finally throw herself into the race. 1,465 more words

Politics

A maverick to the end. Republican John Barge endorses Democrat Valarie Wilson for school chief.

With his noon endorsement of Democrat Valarie Wilson today, Republican State School Superintendent John Barge is leaving his office in the same manner he arrived and served  — bucking a GOP establishment that regards him as an outsider and a renegade. 833 more words

Georgia Schools

Which gubernatorial candidate is best for Georgia? The clock is ticking

Just finished watching a replay of the gubernatorial debate held on 19 October between incumbent Nathan Deal (R), Jason Carter (D), and Andrew Hunt (L). Neither of them impressed me. 174 more words

Atlanta

Anyone watch school chief debate? I did. Candidates need to toss scripts.

I just watched the Atlanta Press Club Debate between the two candidates for state school superintendent.

Both Democrat Valarie Wilson and Republican Richard Woods revisited familiar ground, responding to the usual questions about Common Core, school funding and teacher quality with their usual answers. 195 more words

Georgia Schools

Why I Can't Care About My Vote

I knew it when I made my decision early in the summer. I knew people would be mad. I knew some GOP folks would be disappointed and I knew some ‘expected better.’ 702 more words

Party Politics

Voter's gamble in a casino where election officials rig the game

“You have to understand that this is an election year… It’s a political game. When you are in charge, when you are the one making the shots, you’re going to do what’s in your best interest to maintain your power.”

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