Upon review of these Morning Reads, I can’t believe how much higher the bar has been set for greatness.
The Buck Owens Appreciation Series continues with the version of “Memphis” on his stellar, classic 1988 album “Hot Dog”.
- As noted below, Robert Reichert is the new mayor (again) of Macon.
- Still former mayor C. Jack Ellis was trolling for votes up to the end. The Macon Telegraph says his political career may now be over.
- In an editorial, The Telegraph seems happy the campaign is over.
- Saxby Chambliss discussed the shutdown on NPR’s “Morning Edition” (audio available at 9:00 AM).
- Georgians need someone to blame for the shutdown… but who?
- Whoever it is, Georgia leaders have harsh words for Republicans.
- Atlanta Fed president favors open communication with public.
- Tom Price tells The New York Times Speaker Boehner is “herding cats.”
- Northside Hospital is… dropping health insurance for some employees. #ThanksObama #HealthcareForAll
- More trouble for the King estate… Harry Belafonte is suing the King family in New York.
- Some big endorsements for Andre Dickens. He is running against embattled H. Lamar Willis and Ralph Long.
- An interview with the new Georgia NAACP prez.
- Apparently losing your homecoming game after leading at halftime isn’t enough to make you the country’s worst football team. We don’t get no respect, I tell ya.
- How difficult is it for a Southerner to leave the South?
- The Silver Skillet is Georgia’s lone representative on Food & Wine‘s “Best Biscuits in the U.S.” list. There were more entries from Colorado (yes, that Colorado than from Georgia. Unbelievable.).
- Make pate de canard en croute for dinner tonight.
- I hope that makes up for last week’s absence of food-related links.