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Archive for January, 2011

Government Lobbyists & Lawyers: It’s Time to Require Qualified Bidding

Bill Simon, Sunday, January 16th, 2011

An interesting article in the January 15, 2011 edition of the MDJ Online got me to thinking. The article discusses the fact that the lobbying firm for the City of Kennesaw may not be re-hired for this next year. The article also reveals the fact that this same lobbying firm also acts as the Kennesaw […]

Cobb County SPLOST And A FREE Lunch!

PV, Friday, January 14th, 2011

CONTACT: Lance Lamberton FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (404) 925-8960 January 14, 2011 TAXPAYER GROUPS TO HOLD “HOT DOG GIVEAWAY” IN MABLETON AUSTELL, Georgia – The Cobb County Taxpayers Association (CCTA) and the Georgia Taxpayers Alliance (GTA) announced today that it will be giving away free hot dogs on the parking lot of Dixie Rides, a car […]

Wonder If Peake Wears Those Mirrored Sunglasses Too…?

PV, Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Rumors have it that one of the Republican State House Members is seeking to single-handedly assert himself as the Walking Boss of the House. It would certainly seem so when one looks at the activities of one State Representative Allen Peake (R-137), who just happens to also serve as the House Majority Caucus Secretary/Treasurer. Many […]

Governor Nathan Deal’s Inaugural Address

Bill Simon, Monday, January 10th, 2011

Lt. Governor Cagle, Speaker Ralston, Governor Perdue, Members of the General Assembly, Members of our Congressional Delegation, Members of the Judiciary, Members of the Consular Corps, my fellow Georgians: On this second week of the second decade of the 21st Century, my wife Sandra and I enter the service of our native state with excited […]

The New Tax Plan for Georgia: What a Crock Of Democrat-Socialist Bullsh*t

Bill Simon, Friday, January 7th, 2011

The special council on studying Georgia’s state tax revenue system issued its final report today. You can view it here: 2010 Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians When I read of Rep Larry O’ Neal’s involvement in the creation of this council, and the fact that Governor Sonny Perdue made darned sure […]

While other blogs fritter around, PV offers the 1st Presidential Poll of 2011!

PV, Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Who do you want to RUN for the GOP nomination for President a little over a year from now? Choose from the drop-down box below and click the ‘Vote’ button to cast your vote: Bush, JebCain, HermanFudd, Elmer (Bonus Points: He has wielded a shotgun for longer than any candidate has been alive)Gingrich, NewtHuckabee, MikePalin, […]


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