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A Legislative Wrap-Up: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

With the 2016 Georgia Legislative Session behind us, it is time we consider what passed, what didn’t pass, and what almost passed. There were a number of contentious issues before us this legislative session and in the coming weeks Governor Deal will be faced with some tough decisions. 1,807 more words

State Senate District 5 Gwinnett

We Mustn't Allow Those Who Would Slow Progress to Win

There comes a point where we as humans sharing this world must stand up and say enough is enough. We have reached that point. Last year in the historic Obergefell v. 760 more words

State Senate District 5 Gwinnett

Comments about the SB 313 Hearing

I commented on an article at GeorgiaPol.com about a hearing I attended regarding Senator Brandon Beach’s 50% MARTA tax increase proposal. It’s the best article I have seen about the meeting and you should read the whole thing… 483 more words

Proposed fireworks regs in GA a bit much

During the 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly, lawmakers finally legalized fireworks. Not sparklers, which had long been allowed in Georgia, but legitimate fireworks. 718 more words


Chekhov’s Gun

Chekhov’s gun is a dramatic principle that requires every element in a narrative to be irreplaceable, with anything else removed:

Remove everything that has no relevance to the story. 1,936 more words

Good Vs Evil

Johnny Isakson: Why I am NOT voting for the Georgia Senator

A while back, I couldn’t help but grimace at an ad I saw on the internet. It was a campaign ad for current Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson. 287 more words

Georgia Republicans are Bought and Paid For - Even Erick Erickson Agrees

I am not a big fan of Erik Erickson. I view him as a narcissistic bloviator who has a massive ego not backed up by his intellect. 997 more words

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