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Ben Carson talks Confederate flag, discovers hush puppies

Neurosurgeon and GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson is OK with the Confederate battle flag being flown at NASCAR races, but he’s still no fan of the emblem. 1,176 more words


Inside the White Supremacist Group that Influenced Charleston Shooting Suspect

In 2012, the Council of Conservative Citizens started seeing a spike in traffic to its website. George Zimmerman was on trial for killing Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, after a confrontation in their Florida subdivision, and white supremacy organizations like the CCC had become vocal online defenders of Zimmerman’s innocence. 772 more words

TKE Leaders Return to Atlanta

We were thrilled that Tau Kappa Epsilon asked AEP to cover their regional leadership conference in Atlanta again this year. The TKE fraternity was started in the 1800s and has now grown to more 280 active chapters and colonies throughout North America. 217 more words

Atlanta Events

Stop making that stupid face.

I can’t look myself in the face anymore.

My face, I’ve found, is usually busy making a stupid face.

If you spend any time on Facebook, you’re familiar with the poses people strike in the hopes of looking like a cheerful head that’s only vaguely tethered to some boobs and a nice pair of shoes. 977 more words


Delta joins push to end Florida's gay marriage ban

Atlanta’s Delta Air Lines is not shying away from a political fight.

Chief executive Richard Anderson turned heads when he urged corporate leaders to “stand up” to Georgia lawmakers… 809 more words


Mosque would violate Kennesaw ban on storefront worship -- except that it doesn't

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The city of Kennesaw, which prides itself as the spiritual home of the Second Amendment, is a little less strident when it comes to the First Amendment. 925 more words

Morning Jolt

Michelle Nunn takes baby steps away from White House on foreign policy

If you listened closely to Democratic Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn’s comments Thursday, you might have heard an attempt to distance herself — ever so slightly — from President Barack Obama’s foreign policy. 1,846 more words

Nathan Deal