Here in Georgia…
– DeKalb County may cut school days to help deal with the budget shortfall.
– DOT has produced a study claiming that rapid transit between Savannah and Jacksonville is possible.
– Thomas Wheatley explores whether GRTA can deliver on TSPLOST promises.
– A disbarred judge from North Georgia is suing over his firing.
– Voters weren’t interested in a recent TSPLOST townhall in Cobb County.
– State Rep. Mark Hamilton defends the legislature’s record on ethics.
National stories of interest…
– The Fed will continue Operation Twist and has lowered economic estimates for the year.
– A bid to stop EPA coal regulations was shot down in the Senate yesterday.
– Only a third of Americans back ObamaCare.
– A new study warns that Barack Obama’s proposed tax hikes would hit businesses hard.
– Nate Silver looks at what Obama’s new immigration policy means in 2012.
– Asians have overtaken Hispanics as the fastest-growing racial group in the United States.
– Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is floating the idea of a grand bargain on the budget.
– Republicans won the political fight over ObamaCare.
– Joe Scarborough explains how Mitt Romney needs to tread carefully in picking his running mate.
– Jon Huntsman has joined the Brookings Institute.
– An Oregon State University professor was fired after expressing skepticism about climate change.
– No, Romney wouldn’t turn the US into Ireland.
– Hispanics could mean trouble for the GOP in eight states.
– According to a new Gallup poll, Americans faith in public schools has fallen to a new low.
– Donald Boudreaux explains how immigrant labor helps Americans.
A few that I like…
– Brandon Beachy will be out for some time due to Tommy John surgery.
– A consensus has been reached for a BCS playoff.
– The full-length trailer for The Dark Knight Rises has been released.
– The New Yorker isn’t fond of the new HBO show, The Newsroom.
– Remember those hideous future uniforms the MLB wore in the late 90’s?
– An episode of Futurama takes at least a year to make.