“Wealth is the product of man’s capacity to think.” – Ayn Rand
Here in Georgia…
– While Cain’s campaign poorly handled the allegations of sexual harassment, the candidate himself did a good job yesterday at explaining the issue.
– Even though Cain and Newt Gingrich are from Georgia, Mitt Romney is leading the money haul from the Peach State.
– The legislature may take up repeal of the energy tax on businesses in the upcoming session.
– Candidates running in special elections for the State Senate have received some press in recent days. The Douglas County Sentinel covered a recent forum for candidates in SD-28 and Blake Aued has the story on candidates in SD-50.
National stories of interest…
– Many Occupy Wall Street protesters are part of the 1%.
– More bad news for the housing market as home prices are expected to fall again.
– SunTrust and other banks are backing off debit card fees.
– An al-Qaeda flag is flying over the birthplace of the Libyan revolution. Why do I get the feeling that we’re going to wind up regretting that foreign intervention?
– Separate movements in the Libertarian Party are underway to draft Ron Paul and Gary Johnson to run for nomination in 2012. Neither has outright ruled out a third party or independent bid.
– At a time when voters want to hear about the economy, social issues may be making a comeback. *sigh*
A few that I like…
– According to a 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll, Americans would pick Ronald Reagan to run the country over FDR.
– Zombies are a $5 billion industry.
– Thankfully, Derek Lowe was traded to the Cleveland Indians yesterday, though the Braves are still picking up $10 million of his salary in 2012.