Notes from a mailbox in west Cobb County

4:15 pm Jul. 17, 2014

If there’s anyone who hates the last days before a hot election more than a homeowner on a campaign mailing list, it’s the U.S. Postal Service employee stuck with cramming them into mailbox after mailbox.

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Brian Kemp: Guns and run-off ballots won’t mix

10:15 am Jul. 14, 2014

 Over the weekend, the New York Times had a piece on the dispute in Alabama, where the state’s sheriffs association had urged the state’s 67 counties to ban the open carry of weapons at polling

Barry Loudermilk internal poll has him up 49-28 on Bob Barr

2:58 pm Jul. 11, 2014

Got your grains of salt? Good. Former State Sen. Barry Loudermilk released an internal poll today showing him with a healthy lead on former Rep. Bob Barr in the 11th Congressional District runoff.

The key question:

T5. If the Republican primary runoff election for Congress were being held today for whom would you vote if the candidates were Bob Barr and Barry Loudermilk?
Barry Loudermilk ……………………………………………. 49%
Bob Barr ………………………………………………………… 28%
Definitely Loudermilk ……………………………………… 36%
Probably Loudermilk

Thomas Jefferson joins the fray in Georgia congressional runoff

6:00 am Jul. 9, 2014

WASHINGTON – Former state senator Barry Loudermilk and former congressman Bob Barr have fought over everything from military resumes to marijuana in the 11th District GOP runoff.

Now it’s a Founding Father.

In the Marietta Daily Journal the other day, Loudermilk touted his ability to accomplish things in D.C. without Barr’s promised seniority. To wit:

“Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, the document that changed the entire world. He