National media is calling out Democratic Senate hopeful Jon Ossoff once again — this time for accepting corporate PAC money despite a promise not to.read more
U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-09) are a little more than a week away from the November 3 election for one of Georgia’s two Senate seats. And in between their spars against each other over pictures of Chinese leaders and who had their picture taken with Stacey Abrams, both took time out late this week to tout their work on the federal level.read more
The Augusta Judicial Circuit, comprised of Columbia, Richmond and Burke counties, is having a hotly-contested district attorney race that could be close. Incumbent Republican District Attorney Natalie Paine is facing off against Democrat attorney Jared Williams.read more
It is a bad and sad time in Georgia’s capital city when it comes to murder. First, Atlanta police sources tell InsiderAdvantage that a pair of killings this week hiked Atlanta’s 2020 murder count to 116. Last year, the count was 99.read more
Georgia is into its second week of early voting with heavy numbers participating. Log on to the website http://georgiavotes.com/ to view these statewide vote totals. As we reported on InsiderAdvantage on Friday, pay particular attention to the “rural” vote (counties under 50,000 population) to ascertain if Republican President Donald Trump ultimately wins the Nov. 3 election over Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.read more
The federal government is going after Google. And Tuesday, Georgia joined in on the fight, alleging that “Google unfairly dominates online search and advertising to the detriment of consumers and competitors and that it has struck lucrative deals to maintain its 90 percent control of the world’s online search market.”read more
Georgia Labor Commissioner Mark Butler fired back at a Georgia House Democratic Caucus subcommittee Monday after they sent out press releases announcing that they had submitted a letter to Congress calling for an investigation of the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Unemployment Insurance (UI) payment processes.read more
This month Georgia Public Broadcasting hosted the Atlanta Press Club’s Loudermilk-Young Debate Series for a myriad of races at the county, state, and federal level. Sparks flew in the hotly contested Senate debate featuring Sen. Kelly Loeffler, Rep. Doug Collins, and Raphael Warnock, while others, like the Cobb Commissioner’s debate, stuck more to the issues.read more
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The recent political, societal, community and beyond squabbles demonstrate that we are a country that has lost the ability to listen to each other and find common ground. That loss, if not reversed, will signal the dissolution of our union as we know it. Indeed, as Abraham Lincoln once said, “A house divided cannot stand.”
For the last generation the South has been the base on which Republican majorities rest. Had Southern states not given near unanimous support to Republican presidential candidates, neither Donald Trump nor George W. Bush would have called 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue home. If Southern congressional delegations were not overwhelmingly Republican, Democrats would have rarely lost control of either house of Congress. Despite GOP dominance, Southern Democrats have become increasingly hopeful for a rebirth.
If Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden gets elected, he has promised to take away your local zoning laws. He would empower federal Housing and Urban Department (HUD) bureaucrats to force multi-family, low-income housing to be built in your neighborhood.