Political Vine: The Insider's Source on Georgia Politics

Political Vine: The Insider's Source on Georgia Politics

The Political Vine is the home of political news, satire, rants, and rumors.

Archive for December, 2011

Tora! (Newt!) Tora! (Newt!) Tora! (Newt!)

PV, Monday, December 26th, 2011

Rumors have it that Republican candidate for president Newt Gingrich has now, officially, superseded his previous “dumbest thing” he ever did (i.e., sat on a couch with Nancy Pelosi whining about his belief in human-perpetrated global warming) with a brand-spanking NEW “dumbest” thing ever done. And, his National Campaign Director Michael Krull thought it’d be […]

Georgia State Ethics Commission: Something STINKS To High Heaven

PV, Friday, December 9th, 2011

Rumors have it that a multi-agent special investigative squad assembled by the FBI in August 2011 is here in Georgia because of a certain straw that was laid on the camel’s back in June 2011 at the Georgia State Ethics Commission, and broke it. First published by Jim Walls over at Atlanta Unfiltered tonight, Walls […]

Georgia SD 50 Run-Off: John Wilkinson vs Rick Austin

PV, Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Who is John Wilkinson? Now that the Lt. Governor has endorsed him, this is a fair question. Sometime in the past few days, a mail piece hit the district that accuses Wilkinson of voting Democrat in ‘4 out of the last 7 primaries.’ The Wilkinson campaign has spent the last 24 hours vociferously protesting what […]

Georgia SD 28 Run-Off: Duke Blackburn vs Mike Crane

PV, Thursday, December 1st, 2011

According to his Website, Duke Blackburn worked for 20 years in “Georgia government” and retired in 2009. On his Website, he states that he “knows how government works.” In 2006, he threw his support behind Mark Taylor (D) for Governor by not only contributing $250.00 to Taylor’s campaign, but also adorning his front lawn with […]

Georgia State Senate Proxy War: SD 28 and SD 50

PV, Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Rumors have it that the skirmish that made headlines all over the state between Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and the senate GOP caucus leadership in the waning days of this year’s General Assembly is now being fought in hand-to-hand combat in two battle theaters: The State Senate District 50 and State Senate District 28 run-offs […]







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