Governor Nathan Deal deserves blame w/ #Snowpocalypse *AUDIO INTERVIEW

    So the whole nation turned it’s attention to the snow coming down in Atlanta.  We are now in the very stupid habit of naming Winter storms.  This one was named “Leon”.  I was hoping they could call it “Levon” so it would have an Elton John song to go with the stupid name.  By all accounts fair or unfair, Georgia Governor Dean is looking very | Read More »

    Arrogance

    Voters in Georgia do not trust the political establishment in Georgia right now. What compounds this is that I get the sense much of the political establishment in Georgia holds the citizens in contempt. They just won’t do as they are told.The T-SPLOST fell victim to this conundrum. The Georgia Legislature, in the past four years, has decided that instead of voting to cut spending | Read More »

    Arrogance

    Voters in Georgia do not trust the political establishment in Georgia right now. What compounds this is that I get the sense much of the political establishment in Georgia holds the citizens in contempt. They just won’t do as they are told.The T-SPLOST fell victim to this conundrum. The Georgia Legislature, in the past four years, has decided that instead of voting to cut spending | Read More »

    The Politician and the Crackhead

    f Satan’s best trick is to make us believe he does not exist, his second best trick is to convince us that one more taste of sin will satiate our desire.It is the same with the politician and the crackhead. The crackhead holds the pipe in his hands and thinks, “Just one more hit and then I’ll get clean.” It is never really enough. He | Read More »

    The Politician and the Crackhead

    f Satan’s best trick is to make us believe he does not exist, his second best trick is to convince us that one more taste of sin will satiate our desire.It is the same with the politician and the crackhead. The crackhead holds the pipe in his hands and thinks, “Just one more hit and then I’ll get clean.” It is never really enough. He | Read More »

    Some Information about the T-SPLOST

    For those of you not aware, on July 31st, Georgia voters will face a referendum on a one cent sales tax known as the T-SPLOST. The website dedicating to promoting the T-SPLOST gives a little background information on what the tax is: On July 31, 2012, Georgians will vote on a one-cent sales tax to invest in a specifically identified list of transportation improvements in | Read More »

    The GPPF T-SPLOST Analysis

    Here is the T-SPLOST analysis from the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. The GPPF is less than thrilled with the T-SPLOST (Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) and the Atlanta area T-SPLOST’s emphasis on rail. There is one graphic that stands out in my mind. From page 19 of the report: Atlanta and Barcelona have the same number of people and Atlanta uses 30 times | Read More »

    The GPPF T-SPLOST Analysis

    Here is the T-SPLOST analysis from the Georgia Public Policy Foundation. The GPPF is less than thrilled with the T-SPLOST (Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax) and the Atlanta area T-SPLOST’s emphasis on rail. There is one graphic that stands out in my mind. From page 19 of the report: Atlanta and Barcelona have the same number of people and Atlanta uses 30 times | Read More »