The Money Game in Georgia
Here’s this from the Hotline: In advance of the 7/15 Dem primary, “new campaign finance disclosure reports” show the five hopefuls “battling to take on” Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R) “are trailing far behind” in raising funds comparable to Chambliss’s $4M “re-election warchest.”’06 LG nominee/atty/ex-state Rep. Jim Martin (D) “comes the closest,” with $329K CoH raised in “a nearly three month period” up to 6/25, while | Read More »
Court Tosses Out Voter ID Lawsuit
See here: A Fulton County judge ruled Friday that Georgia voters will have to present a photo ID when casting a ballot in Tuesday’s primary election, rejecting a motion by Democrats who argued the law could disenfranchise voters. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Tom Campbell ruled that the Democrats failed “to meet the legal standard” to block the state from requiring all in-person voters to | Read More »
Eric Shanteau – Champion
This is something else. Good on him for sticking to his dream, but I hope he is responsible and gets back to get treatment ASAP. Olympic swimmer Eric Shanteau, of Lilburn, is heading to Beijing with a startling diagnosis: He has cancer. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, Shanteau said he learned just a week before the Olympic trials in Omaha, Neb., that | Read More »
Men No Longer at Work in Georgia
Some moron complained to the City of Atlanta and the DOT that “Men at Work” signs are sexist and must be changed. Naturally the government told the lady they agreed instead of telling her to get back in the kitchen and take her shoes off — the truly appropriate response to this silliness. The change will cost ~$120 per sign.