Human Behavior

There is definitely no logic to human behavior.

This is no way to run a railroad

It's no wonder that sloppily drafted legislation keeps getting passed by the General Assembly each year, considering the way bills pile up at the end of the session; the leadership could put a stop to this if they really wanted to . . .

Tags: General Assembly procedures , legislative process

Deal’s wounds from the ethics commission controversy are self-inflicted

Gov. Nathan Deal could have prevented the mess that spilled over in last week's trial of the whistleblower lawsuit filed by Stacey Kalberman . . .

Tags: ethics commission investigation , Nathan Deal , Stacey Kalberman , whistleblower lawsuit

Georgia has its own poll-unskewers

Can you trust the accuracy of poll numbers that show a relatively close race between Gov. Nathan Deal and Democratic challenger Jason Carter? Some Republican bloggers are skeptical . . .

Tags: 2012 presidential race , Buzz Brockway , Dean Chambers , GOP bloggers , governor\'s race , Matt Towery , Todd Rehm , unskewed polls

How is the Senate race shaking out?

Georgia's Republican Senate primary seems to be taking shape as businessman David Perdue grabs a lead in early polls . . .

Tags: David Perdue , GOP primary , Jack Kingston , karen handel , Paul Broun , Phil Gingrey , Senate race

It’s all over for another year under the Gold Dome

The final assessment of this year's legislative session: good for gunowners, bad for children . . .

Tags: General Assembly , major issues

Why are Georgia’s legislators acting like a bunch of liberals?

A very conservative Legislature is passing some very progressive pieces of Legislation. What's up with that? . . .

Tags: General Assembly , progressive legislation

Georgia sets the table for this year’s elections

With the end of qualifying week, the ballots for this election year start to shape up . . .

Tags: Georgia elections , qualifying , veteran legislators

We already have the strongest religious protection in the world

One by one, state prohibitions against same-sex marriages are being struck down; how long will it be until Georgia's ban is overturned? . . .

Tags: gay marriage , Jan Brewer , Josh McKoon , state prohibitions

Chapman’s nuclear cost bill didn’t move, but his point was made

One Georgia lawmaker was able to accomplish his legislative goals even though his bill did not pass -- here's how it happened . . .

Tags: cost overruns , Georgia Power , Jeff Chapman , Plant Vogtle nuclear units , PSC

Georgia’s House leaders attack one of their own

There are times when you can even be too conservative for the conservative leadership of the General Assembly -- just ask newly elected Rep. Sam Moore . . .

Tags: Conservatives , David Ralston , Sam Moore , sex offenders
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