For a man who spends a lot of time to beating on Roy Barnes for being a lawyer and for taking money from other lawyers, Nathan Deal is not shy about using his campaign funds to hire attorneys. In fact, Deal is a one-man stimulus plan for the legal profession in this state.
In August, in a moment of rare candor, Nathan Deal told the crowd at the Georgia Forward Forum in Macon:
… the toughest thing about [...]
Nathan Deal has a history of using elected office to benefit his friends, and they’ve happily returned the favor. In fact, just a few weeks ago, at the Georgia Forward forum in Macon, when Deal was asked about tough decisions he might have to make as Governor, he said that [...]
Evidence that Deal’s popularity is plummeting began popping up around Macon today in the form of Isakson/Deal yard signs, with Johnny on top, of course.
I don’t know who paid for them. (Not every political dollar can be spent on materials advertising for BOTH a federal candidate and a state-level candidate.) But, I do know [...]
His son-in-law, Clinton Wilder, had filed for bankruptcy in 2001, four years before Deal agreed to co-sign more than two million in loans for the now-failed business. When Wilder again filed for bankruptcy in 2009, he allegedly [...]
The sirens are blasting over in Deal-land, with the campaign now in full damage control mode. Deal is hosting a conference call this morning at 9:45 to somehow blame Barnes and “his supporters” for his woes. Whatever. How about the “misrepresentation of facts” on Deal’s own disclosure?
That this call is happening at all (they [...]
With every news cycle, the stories get worse and worse for Congressman Nathan Deal. First came the report that the would-be Governor is financially insolvent. Then, yesterday, the AP reported that Deal failed to disclose $2.85 million in loans.
Given the number of tax returns and financial disclosures Deal has been forced [...]
It took less than 72 hours for the speaker of the Georgia House, one of the most powerful people in state politics, to be smashed, destroyed, and run out of office. Just like that, Glenn Richardson’s political career is finished.
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