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Archive for June, 2010

Karen Handel’s “Blue Dress”….

PV, Saturday, June 19th, 2010

In case the Handel Campaign was waiting for the other shoe to drop, please allow the PV the privilege of dropping that 5 kilo-ton shoe. For those of you who haven’t been keeping up with the jousting from Handel’s $10,000 per month Court Jester Dan McLagan over the past week or so, here’s a link […]

JoAnn Birrell: Lobbyist To Represent Waste Management Interests, Not Yours

Bill Simon, Friday, June 11th, 2010

Waste Management Lobbyist vies to takeover Cobb County Commission for her employer’s best interest at the expense of residents.

SB 1: Only A True Democrat Would Veto It

PV, Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Rumors have it that Governor Sonny Perdue is contemplating a veto of SB 1, known as either the “Waste Reduction Act of 2009” or, by its more well-known name, the Zero-Base Budgeting Act. Zero-based budgeting is the act of starting a budget from scratch…with nothing like the typical guvment rule of thumb of looking back […]

The State Ethics Commission Is, Itself, Comprised of Unethical People

Bill Simon, Sunday, June 6th, 2010

Who Is James C. Gatewood? According to the State Ethics Commission Website, Mr. Gatewood is the Chairman of the State Ethics Commission. His bio reads as follows (from that same link): “Mr. Gatewood is an attorney and partner at Gatewood, Skipper & Rambo, PC. He is president of King’s Real Estate, Inc. and owner of […]

Karen Handel Is Hereby Charged With Gross Dereliction of Duty

PV, Sunday, June 6th, 2010

You might recall a few weeks ago the FOX 5 TV story by Dale Russell that discussed incidences of 2 corporate entities getting their “identity” stolen and credit cards issued in the corporate name to fraudulent people. You also might recall that the Doug MacGinnitie campaign, smelling blood in the water, took it upon themselves […]

Why Charlie Harper (“Icarus”) is STILL A Moron – Part 2

Bill Simon, Friday, June 4th, 2010

Wow. Shocker tonight. Peach Punditeer Charlie “Icarus” Harper admits publicly he is for Karen Handel for Governor. As if no one could see past any of his posts and false claims up until this point to have not known it. I’d post a link to the story, but (yawn) why?

The MacGinnitie Campaign Continues To Show How Classless It Is

PV, Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Rumors have it that at a recent fundraiser for Brian Kemp held in Athens, the Doug MacGinnitie campaign hired a photographer to stand across the street from the house where the fundraiser was being held, and just take pictures one-by-one as fundraiser attendees (some of them with their children in tow) drove-up and got out […]


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