Damn if this song doesn’t make your morning better.
Morning Reads after the jump…
- Bobby Jones would be proud. Masters Tournament coverage from the Augusta Herald here, nostalgia here, Hollywood garbage here, requisite Internet listicle here, tee times here, and ESPN coverage for those without state pride here.
- Speaking of Georgia sports legends, Hank Aaron compared the Republican Party to three strike-outs.
- Speaking of mistakes made by those associated with the Atlanta Braves, the Bravos recently exercised their First Amendment rights as established in Texas v. Johnson by, uh, burning the flag.
- Update on the long prayed-for special teams coordinator at GA.
- Here’s what Rob Woodall’s advertisement for McDonald’s on the House floor was actually about.
- Savannah opens up open records requests.
- Rumor has it the Governor will take executive action on medical marijuana.
- Jim Galloway warns the Perdue/Handel kerfuffle brings “class warfare” to Georgia politics.
- Jack Kingston wrote an op-ed for the Washington Examiner arguing against federal intrusion in education, with some light Common Core-bashing thrown in.
- Current tallies for fundraising in statewide races brought to you by our very own Buzz Brockway.
- Finally, any excuse to read about Outkast is a good excuse.
- Latest on the Malaysian Mystery™: “Searchers detect underwater signal” for jet and CNN ratings.
- Related: “Families of Missing Jet Flight Passengers Just Hoping Media Gets Closure It Needs.”
- A healthy vaccine from National Review to whatever callous comments you hear regarding the Pennsylvania school stabbing spree and gun rights.
- While we’re on the subject, Penn and Teller explain why vaccines would be great even if they did cause autism in children (they don’t.) NSFW
- Former Obama speechwriter on why we should listen to ideas that offend us, complete with cute fairy tale imagery.
- Attorney General Holder allows the FBI to continue “many, if not all” racial profiling tactics, despite sharing personal instances of profiling to an organization run by Al Sharpton.
- The US Inspector General released a report accusing Russia of withholding information on Tamerlane Tsarnaev, the deceased Boston bomber, two years before the bombing.
- Finally, an excellent summary of why some believe the gender pay gap is mostly myth and a wonderfully chart-heavy summary arguing for its existence from Peach Pundit’s Scarlet Hawk.