PPP: Nathan Deal by 5, David Perdue by 2, 41 percent want Fredi Gonzalez back

3:09 pm Oct. 7, 2014

A new Georgia survey from Public Policy Polling shows both Republicans atop the ticket with small leads, but in a reversal of other polls shows Gov. Nathan Deal with a wider lead that U.S. Senate hopeful David Perdue.

Still, no one is above the magic 50 percent number.

Deal leads Democrat Jason Carter 46 percent to 41 percent. Perdue leads Democrat Michelle Nunn 45 percent to 43 percent, within the poll’s

The politics of a U.S. citizenship ceremony

10:21 am Jul. 3, 2014

 In a piece on Wednesday’s swearing-in of 1,000 new U.S. citizens during a pre-Braves ceremony at Turner Field, “He plans to take executive actions that are within the president’s authority,” Jennings said. “We must do

Into the weeds: Exploring the edges of Georgia’s new gun law

5:28 pm Jul. 2, 2014

We are 72 hours into Georgia’s new concealed-carry law, and questions that were once theoretical are sprouting like weeds.

All of us have a steep learning curve in front of us, including the firearms enthusiast in Valdosta who wasn’t sure that the fellow in front of him at the local convenience store was, in fact, a good guy with a holstered gun.

The enthusiast drew his own weapon and demanded the other’s

Cobb County and the price of poor sportsmanship

10:04 am Jun. 2, 2014

Good sportsmanship has been given a bad rap as a superficial concern of the athlete/dilettante, as irrelevant as an upturned pinky in a melee.

In fact, as any student of Clausewitz would tell you, being a