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Archive for September, 2013

The Root of All Evil in Georgia – Part 4

Bill Simon, Sunday, September 15th, 2013

So, in looking at other states on whether or not a) they have “sunshine laws”, and b) how they handle them, I came upon a case in West Virginia decided in 2009 by their Supreme Court. Kind of a fascinating case, but I didn’t find the details of the case (as in the decisions being […]

The Root of All Evil in Georgia – Part 3

Bill Simon, Sunday, September 15th, 2013

Case #2: Fathers Are Parents Too v. Hunstein – Court of Appeals of Georgia, Decided Feb. 7, 1992 Here is a link to this case. The gist of the case is that Fathers Are Parents Too (“Fathers”) filed a request under the Open Meetings Act to have the meetings of the Georgia Commission on Gender […]

The Root of All Evil in Georgia – Part 2

Bill Simon, Sunday, September 15th, 2013

Sunshine Laws, et al. Whether it is legally defined as the ‘Freedom of Information Act’ (“FOIA”), or a “Sunshine Act” or the ‘Open Records Act,’ the concept behind all of these laws is to make the people who work in government become more accountable to the taxpayers who pay their salaries and expenses. The primary […]

And, you wonder why UGA is ‘The Cesspool of the South?’ – Part 3

PV, Monday, September 2nd, 2013

***** UPDATE #2 ON UGA PLAYER FAKING INJURY ******* Well, the only thing we have to say about this story in the AJC where Coach Mark Richt spins the “groin injury” bullshit is that he is demonstrating that he thinks he can lie and people (and God) will believe him. In the “Comments” section below […]

And, you wonder why UGA is ‘The Cesspool of the South?’ – Part 2

PV, Monday, September 2nd, 2013

***** UPDATE TO UGA FAKE INJURY FOOTBALL STORY BELOW ****** Now the UGA fans are claiming that in the play just prior to this ‘drop-and-roll’ by #84, that #84 got smacked in his nuts by the defensive player, and that explains “everything.” NO, actually, it doesn’t. Here’s our response to that claim: A) We saw […]

And, you wonder why UGA is ‘The Cesspool of the South?’

PV, Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Rumors have it that the NCAA is going to be calling a special meeting this week when news of UGA’s practice of “faking player injuries to stall the clock” is revealed via a YouTube video posted on September 1, 2013. This is a link to an 8-second video from the Clemson v. UGA game played […]







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