“[T]here should be a constitutional amendment outlawing astroturf and the designated hitter.” – Crash Davis, Bull Durham
Here in Georgia…
– Polling from Rosetta Stone Communications shows the Sunday alcohol sales referendum easily passing in Atlanta.
– National Journal recently caught up with Rep. Austin Scott to discuss his leadership post and the House’s relationship with President Obama.
– It looks like another round of cuts to the HOPE scholarship may be coming. Too bad Gov. Deal won’t budge on casinos in Georgia.
– Cronyism is alive and well in the Deal Administration.
– Occupy Atlanta ran into some trouble with APD over the weekend.
National stories of interest…
– The CIA may be reading your tweets.
– We are now less than a year away from the 2012 election.
– McDonald’s CEO Jim Skinner says that Washington needs to reduce spending and reform the tax code.
– Republicans are Keynesians when it’s convenient.
– Blanche Lincoln, a former Democratic Senator, is joining up with the National Federation of Independent Business to fight anti-business regulations that have been pushed by the Obama Administration.
– According to a recent Gallup poll, Obama isn’t going to have an easy go of it in crucial swings states.
A few that I like…
– Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, which comes out tomorrow (yes, I’ve reserved my copy), is likely going to set video game sales records.
– The Georgia Bulldogs moved up to #14, ahead of the South Carolina Gamecocks, and are now on top in the SEC East.
– And it’s official, the Missouri Tigers will join the SEC next year.
– According to Relevant, church membership is on the decline.