About The Georgia Report
Rules for the Road
We have established a blog on The Georgia Report where readers are encouraged to post comments, if they are so inclined. We only ask that you follow these simple rules:
1. Do not post anything libelous.
2. Smack talkers and trollers not only will be unwelcome, they will be permanently banned.
3. Even when you disagree with someone, it’s still possible to maintain a minimal level of civility. Give it a try.
4. When all else fails, remember these words: Don’t be a jerk.
We thank you.
There is definitely no logic to human behavior.
State Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon) says one child who might have been helped by the medical marijuana bill that did not pass in this year's legislative session has died; can others be helped? . . .
Elections are usually about the future, but Georgia's statewide campaigns are dominated by images from the past . . .
It's a basic fact of governance: to provide the services your constituents expect, you have to levy taxes to pay for these services. Will Georgia's lawmakers be able to do that? . . .
Gov. Nathan Deal and Sen. Jason Carter have differing takes on the state of the movie business in Georgia . . .
Will Georgia's shrinking white population foretell a political shift from red to purple? One analyst says that is not the case . . .
Voters, candidates, and journalists can learn some valuable lessons from the results of Georgia's runoff elections . . .
Georgia keeps raising college tuition to ever-higher rates, pricing many students out of a college education -- and those tuition increases also help maintain huge compensation packages for college presidents . . .
Georgia voters will decide the outcomes of three important statewide races in the upcoming runoff elections . . .
Don't worry. Even with the impending departure of Paul Broun from the U.S. House, Georgia voters can elect some worthy replacements for the comedic congressman . . .
Speaker Ralston is going to have to make a choice between his political and professional obligations
House Speaker David Ralston will have to contend with serious charges of unprofessional conduct filed by the State Bar of Georgia -- can he be speaker and function as a lawyer at the same time? . . .