Here in Georgia…
– Paul Broun will debate his GOP primary challengers, according to Blake Aued.
– HOT lanes are making $200,000 a month, despite 20% of users paying no toll.
– Money the state is receiving as part of the fraud settlement with banks may not be used for its intended purpose.
National stories of interest…
– Support for our continued involvement in Afghanistan keeps falling.
– Rising gas prices will be a factor in the fall.
– Occupy Wall Street is running out of money.
– Tim Carney explains why there was such a discrepancy between BLS job data and Gallup’s estimate of the unemployment picture for February.
– Job growth is expected for 2012 to largely come from the IT sector.
– In case you missed it, the House overwhelmingly passed the JOBS Act at the end of last week.
– Free speech is under fire thanks to laws criminalizing “hate speech.”
– Adam Smith, much like Ayn Rand, was suspicious of crony capitalists.
– Jim DeMint says that he may not support Paul Ryan’s budget for FY 2013.
– Government-backed green light bulbs are incredibly pricy.
– South Carolina Lt. Gov. Ken Ard resigned on Friday.
– When you look at the delegate math in the GOP race, it’s not looking good for Rick Santorum.
– Read this before you jump on the “Kony 2012” bandwagon.
A few that I like…
– Not only is Daylight Savings Time an annoyance, it’s also bad for your health.
– Here is the recap of last night’s amazing episode of The Walking Dead. And while you’re at it, check out this alternate opening sequence for the show.
– Siri is a great tool, but it’s sending your data to Apple. Find out how to opt-out here.