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Archive for September, 2007

Newt Gingrich For President?

Bill Simon, Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

I was having a conversation the other day with a friend of mine. This guy was Mr. “Golly-Gee, Let’s Go With Newt For President!” I think he’s lost his frickin’ mind. I think anyone who thinks Newt is electable as President has lost their frickin, feeble mind. I think anyone who contributes money to Newt […]

Emory Hospital – Caught With Their Hands In The Cookie Jar?

politicalvine, Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

By Ron Marshall, the New Grady Coalition Atlanta’s public is just discovering the fault lines between two of the historic partners for healthcare, Emory University and Grady Memorial Hospital. But this is not a new story. In 2000, Dr. Samuel Newcom of Emory University School of Medicine predicted that the expansion of Emory Crawford Long […]

A Good Letter Sent To The NAACP

PV, Sunday, September 16th, 2007

[PV Note: We are not the author of this letter…but, it is quite appropriate and fitting. The NAACP are nothing but a bunch of clueless idiots, and “Mike” was being way too gentle.] Saturday, August 18, 2007 An Open Letter To The Atlanta Chapter of the NAACP RE: Dog Fighting & Michael Vick Dear Dr. […]

Guns Save Lives – Part 259,345

Bill Simon, Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

By Joe Johnson joe.johnson@onlineathens.com Monday, September 10, 2007 (COMER, GEORGIA) – James “Dink” Hendricks’ home sat unoccupied since the 82-year-old widower died in June, and on Friday, someone took the opportunity to break into the house on the fringe of downtown Comer to steal cash, jewelry and other valuables. Hendricks’ son moved in the next […]

Charlie Bailey – The Passing of A Republican Friend In Georgia

Bill Simon, Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

Obituary for Charles (Charlie) Bailey Veteran Republican campaigner Charles (Charlie) Eugene Bailey passed away Monday, Labor Day, September 3, at 10:35 a.m. following neurological complications from several strokes and ultimate heart failure. He was 61. Bailey was born September 11, 1945 and raised in Crossville, TN. “My father taught me many lessons during my life […]

A Presidential Preference Primary Primer

Bill Simon, Monday, September 3rd, 2007

From Pollster John McLaughlin: It appears Fred Thompson’s announcement of next week’s campaign kick-off has a few of the other campaigns a bit on the defensive, scrambling to release “strategy” memos and whispering to the media actually trying to suggest that it is too late to enter this race. In a Republican primary, it is […]


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