Here in Georgia…
– The state unemployment rate stayed steady last month at 8.9%.
– Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA) was recently attacked by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) during the debate over spending cuts in transportation.
– DeKalb County BOE has admitted to some large budgeting errors.
– And to think that I already despised ParkAtlanta.
– City Stink gives us 15 reasons to “detest” the TSPLOST.
– James Richardson notes two young candidates running for the Georgia legislature.
– You’d better be careful if you use the shoulder lanes on GA400.
National stories of interest…
– Independent voters aren’t fond of economic plans from Obama or Romney.
– Paying attention the ominous situation in Europe? Here are some things to watch for.
– AFL-CIO is pulling funds from Obama’s campaign.
– Wall Street is downgrading growth estimates.
– Here are the facts on the Farm Bill.
– Rep. Darrell Issa says that AG Eric Holder can avoid a looming contempt vote.
– Democrats may not have a lock on Millennials.
– Airport security checks will be privatized in Orlando.
– Bloomberg’s soda ban has launched a debate over the proper role of government.
– Sen. Rand Paul has spent a week defending his endorsement of Mitt Romney.
– There is a positive ad war in Massachusetts.
– At least three insurers plan to keep parts of ObamaCare in place if the SCOTUS strikes the law down.
– State budgets are finally facing reality.
– Will the looming Taxmageddon bring tax reform?
– Some members of Congress are pushing for an Internet Bill of Rights.
– Van Jones warns Obama that he is losing the Left.
– The SCOTUS has refused to hear yet another Birther challenge.
– Michigan Republicans are trying to keep Gary Johnson off the ballot.
– Ezra Klein notes that “occupational licensing is a racket.”
– World to US: Your foreign policy sucks.
– Retail sales were down for the second straight month.
A few that I like…
– Here are the top 10 hacked LinkedIn passwords.
– 53% of Kickstarters don’t meet their funding goals.
– How Americans spend their money at the grocery store.
– A commencement speaker at a Massachusetts high school brought the kids down a peg or two.
– Comcast is fighting back against the “shake down” of BitTorrent pirates.
– The film adaptation of World War Z is in trouble.
– .LOL may become an valid domain.
– CNN has cancelled John King, USA.