“Sometimes too much to drink is barely enough.” – Mark Twain
Here in Georgia…
- Next year’s TSPLOST could have implications for incumbents in Metro Atlanta.
- Georgia’s “super speeder” law has brought in $25 million in revenue.
- A protest against the shooting of a teenager in Union City turned into a riot at demonstrators vandalized government property.
National stories of interest… (a lot of “best of” and “worst of” lists today)
- Mitt Romney says the individual mandate is a “conservative principle.”
- Voters are leaving both major parties to become political independents.
- TSA is nothing more than expensive security theater.
- According to Rasmussen (yeah, I know), 20% of Americans feel the nation is heading in the right direction.
- Rep. Dennis Kucinich will attempt to primary a fellow Democrat due recently redrawn congressional lines in Ohio.
- In case you missed it, The New York Times recently tried to smear concealed carry permit holders.
- It seems like more and more people are writing off the Iowa caucus.
- There is an Adderall shortage? Panic!!!
- Here is the Quote of the Day via Glenn Greenwald.
- Reason.tv gives us the best media appearances of 2011.
- Smart Money recaps the top five data breaches.
- John Hawkins runs down the 10 biggest failures of the past year.
- The Daily Caller offers the 10 dumbest statements of 2011.
- The Heritage Foundation reminds us of the 10 worst federal rules of the last year.
- Jim Pethokoukis channels Vanilla Ice by picking his economic “heroes” and “zeros” of 2011.
- ABC News recaps the top campaign moments of the year.
- The Washington Post goes over the biggest government screw-ups of 2011.
- Gene Healy picks the five worst op-eds of the year.
A few that I like…
- I started taking multivitamins regularly after getting out of the hospital in March. Looks like I’m wasting my money.
- Want to increase the battery life on your iPhone?
- The Southeastern Conference rolled out schedules for the 2012 football season yesterday. Georgia’s schedule is favorable after dropping Alabama and picking up Missouri, which will join the SEC next year.
- AMC will run a full series marathon of The Walking Dead on New Year’s Eve.