There are no rhymes today. It could be because Stefan is taking some family time, or it could be because we are just too sad. As Lewis Grizzard once said, “Quite frankly, I don’t want to talk about it.” So….moving on:
Congrats and condolences to my friend and column publisher DuBose Porter on becoming the Chairman of the Democratic Party of Georgia. I’m sure he’ll continue to hear he’s a closet Republican for running my column and I’ll continue to be a “known Democratic operative” for writing it.
ICYMI, Governor Deal picked up a Republican and a Democrat who want to live on West Paces Ferry Road starting early 2015. Most Georgians and presumably the Governor continued with their weekend plans as well as their plans for 2015 unfazed.
The City of Atlanta is getting $18M of federal funds to continue the Beltline project.
Job Growth in Middle Georgia “Slow but Steady“.
National, International, and Big Picture items:
Consumer Confidence? Trending down. This, friends, is what we call a leading indicator. And that’s not good.
Need to learn about Syria? The Washington Post writes it on a level sure to make Eric The Younger’s head explode.
Speaker John Boehner wants to tie the debt ceiling increase to spending cuts.
U Chicago Economics legend Ronald Coase has died.
Perserverence is now spelled “Diana Nyad“.
The lava lamp is now 50. Mine doesn’t look a day over 35.
So, you’re a Porsche purist who doesn’t appreciate their bulbous 4 door sedan? I’m sure them putting a diesel in it will calm you down.
UGA still won’t have its starting place kicker this Saturday. Or Malcom Mitchell. And I still don’t want to talk about it.