Santana criticizes Georgia, Arizona immigration laws
Carlos Santana was so moved by his “Beacon of Change” award that he took the opportunity to call the state in which he received it “racist” and “anti-American”. From the Atlanta Journal Constitution: Santana took his turn at the podium on the field in a pre-game ceremony before the Braves-Phillies game to criticize the immigration bill just signed into law by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal Friday. | Read More »
Free-Fire Zone: Atlanta
Six attacks in two months. Cars stolen, people shot and neighborhoods living in constant fear of attack. Baghdad? Sri Lanka? Zimbabwe? Not hardly. At and near the Georgia Tech campus in Atlanta, students and local residents have been dealing with muggings and robberies for months. Despite an increased police presence in the area, the Georgia Tech campus has become a haven for criminal activity. In | Read More »
What? Me, worry?
Here in Atlanta last weekend, people were astounded to learn that a major house fire in the Grant Park area was allowed to burn for 20 minutes while callers to 9-1-1 were put on hold. The reason? The call center, which should never be staffed by less than 9 operators and optimally would have 10 to 12, had just six operators on duty. Residents of | Read More »