On this day in 1776, Benjamin Franklin jumps on the rebellion bandwagon in the American Revolution.
We’ve got a heavy load of Peaches today.
- The Georgia Bar Association says that our state needs more checks in place in death penalty cases.
- Perspective on internet sales taxes...since we’ve got one here and all.
- Jon Richards wants names and phone numbers of the 1,390 Georgians who have registered under the new ACA exchange. Totes joking. But this article details the 1.5 million who have applied, 56,000 of which are from Georgia.
- More numbers for the
Marietta CobbAtlanta Braves deal.
- Inconsistencies surrounding Augusta’s decreasing population.
- Deal finalizes plans for Georgia to complete it’s share of the Savannah harbor deepening.
- Are AR-15’s the solution in Gainesville?
Jimmy (and maybe Jason) Carter
- A record number of Americans are renouncing their citizenship this year.
- A law banning plastic guns that aren’t really real guns but have the capability of being real guns but aren’t detectable because they are plastic (so that causes problems) is set to expire in less than a month so the usual anti-gun folks are having a hissy fit.
- Fed nominee Janet Yellen believes supporting the recovery is part of a “normal” approach to sound monetary policy. Isn’t that profound?
- VA shows malpractice settlement numbers at an all-time high.
- The dilemma of union-employee agreements before the Supreme Court.
- Holder on the chopping block?
- Well this is awkward...Israel is removed on the map (by the publisher) in a series of children’s books.
- “It’s not you, it’s her.” — Folks prefer male bosses.
- “Buck up!” — A Mom’s advice on bullying.
- I just loved the headline on this one: “Government to Allow Merger” (emphasis added)
- A man is freed after spending ten years in prison from a crime he did not commit.
And we’ll leave it at that.