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#Atlanta. The candidate that sells the better "bread and circuses" vision will be the next mayor

There is less than five months to go before Atlanta elects a new mayor. I don’t know who the municipal bond markets are betting on, but as a “tax farm” and an aggregator of comfort-seeking individuals, the candidate that best articulates his or her ability to offer the creature comforts of a vibrant metropolis while persuading the collective to happily pay their sales and property taxes will win the day. 278 more words


The campus carry law brings questions, challenges

The new state law allowing students over 21 to carry concealed weapons in most areas of Georgia’s public campuses contains challenges for Georgia’s universities. Colleges must resolve these issues by July 1 when the campus carry law goes into effect. 532 more words


Deal of the Week: A Boy From Georgia

Each week, we will feature one or more of our titles for a special sale (50% off the list price) for one week only. The sale will run from Monday-Monday and be available exclusively on our website. 331 more words

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Senate panel forces through Tom Price nomination in face of Dem blockade 

WASHINGTON — The Republican leaders of a key Senate committee forced through the Cabinet nomination of Georgia U.S. Rep. Tom Price Wednesday morning, hastily convening a meeting to defy a Democratic blockade and send the Trump administration’s top health pick to the Senate floor. 531 more words


Should Georgia teacher groups fight the Betsy DeVos nomination?

A GOP activist and Oconee County teacher is protesting a push by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators to torpedo the approval of Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos as education secretary. 771 more words


To Serve the People

November 2018 is the Midterm elections and the District 28 State Senate seat is up for grabs. I have offered myself up for public service before and I have pondered when I should do this again. 189 more words


White Georgia county commissioner refuses to resign for calling John Lewis a ‘racist pig’

The White Georgia county commissioner who called Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) a “racist pig” on social media has rejected calls for his resignation, Atlanta’s WSB-TV… 325 more words

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