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Archive for January, 2007

Open Blog Here….

Bill Simon, Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

Georgia State Chairman’s Race Press Release

politicalvine, Sunday, January 28th, 2007

(MARIETTA, GA) — Sue P. Everhart, current First Vice-Chair of the Georgia Republican Party, and a long-time Republican Party leader and grassroots activist, has announced that she will run for Chairman of the Georgia State Republican Party. The election will be held at the state convention at the Gwinnett Convention Center May 19, 2007. Georgia […]

What’s going on in the Georgia Legislature?

Bill Simon, Friday, January 26th, 2007

Same crap, different day, OR new crap, new day? Shout it out here!

Comment On President Bush’s State Of The Union Speech…

Bill Simon, Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

I don’t think I can stand to watch President Bush’s speech tonight, so, please, comment here on your impressions, and I will become educated vicariously on it. 😉 Technorati Tags: President Bush, speech

Governor Returns To His (Democratic) Roots…

Bill Simon, Saturday, January 20th, 2007

Well, this is just dandy. Georgia Governor Perdue is proposing that the State Ethics Commission’s budget get slashed by 37.5%, or, from $1,600,000 last year to $1,000,000 for Fiscal 2007. This will cause Commission to slash and layoff personnel…AND, create an even larger (and, lengthier) backlog of complaints to weed through. But, fear not, the […]

Shawn Hanley for Fulton County GOP Chair!

Bill Simon, Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

It’s about danged time there was a good challenger race going on around here. Currently, the Fulton County GOP’s position is held by Mike Dvorscak, and he is running for re-election this March. However, there is a newcomer to the Fulton County GOP who has rather remarkable credentials. Shawn Hanley worked in Iraq for awhile, […]

These Guys Have The Right Idea To Bring The Cobb GOP Party Back Together Again…

PV, Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

The 4 years of Anthony-Scott Hobbs’ “leadership” (sic) of the Cobb County Republican Party has served no one well except for the ego of Hobbs himself. But, looking toward the future, a new, fresh-smelling breeze is about to blow across the plains and clear the air in Cobb County…which has had an atmosphere of acidic, […]

Behind The Scenes of The DPG’s Ethics Complaint Against My Good Friend, Speaker Glenn Richardson

Bill Simon, Sunday, January 14th, 2007

Rumors have it that Chairman Bobby Kahn’s designated “hatchet-man”, Emil Runge had quite the problem two weeks ago when he was directed by Kahn to deliver the complaint against Speaker Richardson. Runge reportedly delivered a copy to the House Ethics Committee Chairman, Rep. Joe Wilkinson. Wilkinson patiently informed Runge that his committee wasn’t the “Joint-Legislative […]

Chairman WHO For The Dem Party of Georgia???

Deep Throat, Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

The Democratic Party of Georgia will elect a new State Chair on January 27 in Atlanta. Mike Berlon, Gwinnett County Chair, has been running for months. Two other candidates, Jane Kidd, and the Rev. Jim Nelson, have been joined by a recent third, Carol Jackson. All four candidates spoke at a large Democratic meeting held […]

Shirley? Surely You Can’t Be Serious?

Bill Simon, Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007

I had a good laugh reading today’s METRO section of the AJC about Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin discussing how much money she needed for her new budget and how she was looking towards the state and federal government for help. My laugh started with THIS tidbit: “[Franklin] suggested state and federal support…” “State and federal […]

Happy New Year!!!

Bill Simon, Monday, January 1st, 2007

Whoo-hoo! 2007 is here!



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