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Afternoon Reads for Monday, November 23rd

I promised to fill in for Tim for the next couple of weeks, and I remembered that this morning while I was at the store gathering items for Thanksgiving.  Here are today’s morning afternoon reads. Georgia: Walker County Commissioner candidate decides to run as a Democrat (even though he participated in the Walker Co. GOP …

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Tom Owens, A Man Amok

(This is a chapter in my unfinished, yet-untitled book about civic participation in Georgia politics. It’s also opposition research madness for those inclined. Enjoy.)  Tom Owens is what happens when no one gives a damn about local government. Owens wants to replace Elaine Boyer on the DeKalb County commission, now that’s she has resigned and …

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Morning Reads: 28 October 2013

Good morning everyone. It was another interesting weekend in the SEC with South Carolina retaining the Mayor’s Cup. Here’s what else happened over the weekend. Georgia Changing the death penalty rules around mental illness may not be so easy. Ted Turner and a Nobel Peace Prize? Voting issues in Fulton County? Say it ain’t so. …

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Will He Blow Himself Up Now?

Macon’s Mayor C. Jack Ellis, unable to keep himself in the headlines despite his best efforts, has done his best to get more attention. He’s converted to Islam. He’s now a Sunni Muslim. He also now wants everyone to call him Hakim Mansour Ellis (no doubt he got the middle name from the clothing store). …

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