I’m having a moment of cognitive dissonance here and I’m hoping someone can help me get my mind straight. In the outbreak of protests that have been popping up all over cable news, I keep hearing from the teabaggers, the healthcare reform opponents and my Libertarian friends variations on this argument: Government never works, and [...]
It’s no huge surprise that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s largest corporate interest group, is fighting any congressional attempts to pass legislation that would address the looming climate change disaster, but the chamber’s fanaticism is even starting to drive away some of its major backers in the energy sector.
Today was an awesome day!!
3:30 pm: Attended the Coca-Cola reception for the Georgia Black Caucus members. Ingrid Saunders Jones and the Coca-Cola crew put on a fantastic reception. Lots of food, open bar, and good people. The line to get into the reception stretched on to the sidewalk and down the street. Lots of [...]
The Georgia Supreme Court just issued a unanimous decision that says the state can continue to use electronic touchscreen voting machines in elections and rejects the argument that these machines are unconstitutional because they can be fraudulently manipulated. The high court’s ruling was logical, rational and intelligently reasoned — which means we can look forward [...]