Georgia’s media and legal communities continue to be outraged over what Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter Chris Joyner calls “the bizarre and unethical behavior” of Judge Richard Winegarden. He is the senior judge who dropped felony charges against North Georgia newspaper publisher Mark Thomason and his attorney following a recent court hearing in Pickens County.read more
Low turnout ruled the day throughout the state for the July 26th runoff elections, not a surprise as the tickets were short and the day searing hot.
Former West Point Mayor Drew Ferguson will advance to a November U.S. House race against Democrat Angela Pendley, a vote where he will be heavily favored in deep red District 3.read more
“To the Bernie or Bust people, you’re being ridiculous.”
That was comedian Sarah Silverman at the DNC Convention last night, remarking on much of the behavior that was on display through the first day of the convention.read more
On the latest edition of The Georgia Gang, InsiderAdvantage CEO Phil Kent and the rest of the crew break down the Trump-Pence nomination as well as the GA GOP 3rd congressional district runoff.read more
The Democratic National Convention will have a Georgia flair this year. The convention, which begins tonight in Philadelphia, will feature a number of the state’s most powerful Democrats.read more
In a speech that attempted to touch every possible political base, Donald J. Trump drew a literal nationalistic line in the sand during an impassioned acceptance speech of his party’s nomination in Cleveland Thursday night.read more
The day after Miami police accidentally shot an unarmed black man, Charles Kinsey – who was trying to help an autistic man who lives in a group home where Kinsey is a behavioral therapist – the Young Democrats of Georgia and Emerging 100 of Atlanta hosted a discussion on police brutality and systemic racism. The discussion follows several consecutive nights of protests in Atlanta led by Black Lives Matter and AtlIsReady.read more
It’s official – as of today, Secretary Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee, making her the first woman in American history to be the presidential candidate for a major party. This milestone cannot be understated.read more
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With the attention of virtually all media and political pundits centered on the major political conventions, it is important we not lose sight of the fact that many lawmakers from both parties are continuing their relentless drive to increase the power of the federal government to snoop. Thankfully, a group of pro-freedom members of the House of Representatives are looking out for our interests.
“They are a rotten crowd,” Nick Carraway tells Gatsby in The Great Gatsby, referring to the careless, corrupt rich elite at his parties. So it is with the rotten crowd on the political left.
Raise your hand if you’ve heard this one before. A new poll from WSB shows Donald Trump leading by less than 2 points over rival Hillary Clinton, within the margin of error. The Peach State is often rumored to be on the verge of turning blue, but somehow the Republican-dominated state seems to push nip those purple fears in the bud on election day. Hope for the Dems looking to veer the state leftward, but until we see some actual results this notion is DRIFTING…