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

Look for the party label? Good luck with that

12:52 pm May. 12, 2014

During the taping of the Atlanta Press Club debate of Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate, to be aired statewide on Georgia Public Broadcasting at 7 p.m. this evening, rivals criticized Michelle Nunn for allegedly ducking their party’s brand.

From the Associated Press:

[O] of her opponents, ROTC instructor Todd Anthony Robinson, of Columbus, noted Nunn’s ads don’t mention she’s a Democrat and asked her whether she supports President Barack Obama.

“I think it’s

In Cherokee County, proof that the truth isn’t everything you imagine it to be

5:58 pm Apr. 30, 2014

Over the past few years, Cherokee County has been a breeding ground for a style of politics that rewards the intensity of one’s beliefs, even in the face of actual facts on the ground.

If you believe passionately enough, and loudly enough, this line of thinking goes, then truth can be ignored as a mere inconvenience. Purity of heart and the higher cause trump all.

It is a philosophy that will be

Sources: Chip Rogers is out at GPB

5:00 pm Apr. 18, 2014

Former state Sen. Chip Rogers, who was given a cushy job and a

Three people with knowledge of the situation tell us that Rogers, who was making a lofty $150,000 as an executive producer on an