Here in Georgia…
– In case you missed it, the lineup for Music Midtown has been released. The only band I’d like to see is the Foo Fighters.
– Home prices in Metro Atlanta are at a 16-year low.
– Gov. Deal has appointed Toby Carr, a former adviser with no transportation experience, to an important GDOT post.
– State officials are trying to plug a $63 million shortfall in state insurance benefits.
National stories of interest…
– The latest polls from swing states show that Barack Obama still leads in crucial swing states, but Romney is gaining.
– The White House has issued a veto threat over CISPA.
– Marco Rubio seems determined to continue the GOP policy of perpetual war.
– It’s amazing how people get so upset about what Secret Service agents did overseas, but don’t get angry when a four year-old is forced to go through a pat-down by TSA.
– Al Gore is going to the Internet Hall of Fame.
– Here’s a rundown of the worst GOP primary whiffs and predictions.
– MTV and PolitiFact are teaming up for a fantasy politics game.
– Aaron Blake explains why the decline of Blue Dog Democrats isn’t a surprise.
– Romney says he’d show Ben Bernanke the door.
– The Obama campaign is really investing in online advertising.
– Mad cow disease has been discovered in the US.
– FDA officials are banning children from doing any work on family farms.
A few that I like…
– Braves: 4, Dodgers: 2
– The Falcons picked up Asante Samuel yesterday to bolster their defense.
– Deadspin weighs in on the recent ESPN article on use of marijuana in college football (language warning).