Morning Reads — Thursday, January 16, 2014

BAD: On this day in 1919, prohibition took effect through the 18th amendment.
GOOD: On this day in 1945, Hitler began his 105 day hideout in his bunker until  his eventual suicide.

Legislative Peaches (but only while the gas pedal is down for session- vroom vroom)

Jimmy Carter

Liberty Drum


  1. TDubs47 says:

    I think you may want to re-read the Common Core article. The first sentence states clearly that “[o]nly one of eight candidates for state superintendent of schools favored keeping the Common Core education standards Tuesday.”

  2. John Vestal says:

    Multiple reports/comments on yesterday’s SCOTUS arguments in McCullen v Coakley (the Massachusetts ‘buffer zone’ case) from Amy Howe and Lyle Denniston at

    p.s. – click the new avatar, and get used to addressing me as “Sir Buzzfan” :>) →

  3. gcp says:

    Agree with Rep. Gravley on keeping some 911 calls private. Don’ t know why a radio station (WSB) would play a call from a woman screaming that her dog attacked and killed her son or a man saying he just killed his father. The only good programming on WSB radio is UGA games.

    • xdog says:

      But liberty! The same logic that argues in favor of allowing anti-abortion activists the right to get up close and personal with women entering clinics demands public airing of distress signals.

  4. Noway says:

    Late in the day and nary to do with politics: Russell Johnson, the Professor on Gilligan’s Island died today. Although I’d seen all episodes multiple times by 3rd grade…Just Damn!, it still sucks.

    • Will Durant says:

      Dave Madden as well, (Reuben Kinkaid of the Partridge Family). Somebody better go check on Ann B. Davis.

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