“A thing moderately good is not so good as it ought to be. Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.” – Thomas Paine
Here in Georgia…
– The Newton County Board of Commissioners will likely put liquor-by-the-drink for unincorporated areas of the county on the ballot next year.
– Over at Reason, Jacob Sullum notes that Georgia now has less strict liquor laws than Texas, and that’s a good thing.
– The gaffetastic Herman Cain really made himself look bad when stumbled around on a question on Libya policy during an interview with the editorial board at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
– Newt Gingrich is soaring in recent GOP polls while Cain is falling. Looks like we have a new Flavor of the Month.
National stories of interest…
– The Mercatus Institute at George Mason University recently put out a policy paper explaining why the United States needs to restructure the corporate income tax.
– After the recent 60 Minutes story on insider trading by members of Congress, Kyle Wingfield has found a tax hikes he likes.
– Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens believes that the Kelo decision wasn’t a big deal. Tell that to the people that lost their homes.
– Despite the fact that voters are down on the economy, Barack Obama still leads Republicans in prospective matchups.
A few that I like…
– The time for the Georgia/Georgia Tech has been set for noon on Saturday, November 26th. The game will be carried on either ESPN or ABC.
– Here’s a really neat time lapse view of the Earth.
– How did taxes affect witch hunts in France?
– The Atlantic explores Ronald Reagan’s legacy in Hollywood.