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Archive for February, 2014

HB 1033: Mr. (Sam) Moore Goes to Atlanta

Bill Simon, Monday, February 24th, 2014

“No matter what they say it’s about, it’s always about money.” — Bill O’Neil, American Businessman Two movies come to mind to set the mood here to describe all the nonsense from the House GOP folks, the state GOP chairman, and the various and sundry useful idiots acting out their roles: Mr. Smith Goes To […]

HB 1033: A Letter to The Georgia Republican Party State Committee

PV, Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

[PV Note: The below letter was emailed from Bill Evelyn to the Georgia GOP State Committee over the weekend. It is being published here with his permission because it seems as though everyone else in the GOP world decided to air their dirty laundry to the public last Friday, and this is a message in […]

From 1998: David Ralston’s Record of Fighting for Child Molestors

PV, Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

[Source for below post: https://groups.google.com/forum/#%21topic/alt.law-enforcement/dYyFpuVBGcQ] GIVE US BACK OUR CHILDREN, & NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR FAMILY COURT JUSTICE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Vicki Pierce August 5, 1998 KLEIN ENDORSED BY CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY GROUPS FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL After reviewing past records of Republican Attorney General candidates, mothers interested in protecting children from child abuse and sexual exploitation, […]

HB 1033: The Truth Behind Speaker David Ralston’s Ambush

Bill Simon, Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

In order to more fully comprehend the political circus that played-out on Friday, February 21 in the Georgia State House and the news media with HB 1033, we need to look back in time a few years…back to the legislative session of 2009-2010. In February of 2009, State Rep. Wendell Willard, along with State Rep […]

HD 2 Run-Off Winner: Steve Tarvin

PV, Monday, February 10th, 2014

HD 2 – Election Recap In the Special Election for HD 2 held on January 7, 2014 there were 3 candidates (Florence, Tarvin, Woodruff), and a total of 2,811 votes cast. In the run-off on February 4th between Tarvin & Florence, a total of 3,574 votes were cast…763 more votes than the original race…with Steve […]

HB290: State House Members Want To Kill Businesses

Bill Simon, Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

SPECIAL LEGISLATIVE MEMO TO the following Ga State Reps: (1) Dempsey, Katie 13th HD (RS)* (2) Benton, Tommy 31st (RS)* (3) Clark, Valerie 101st (RS)* (4) Brockway, Buzz 102nd (RS)* (5) Kaiser, Margaret 59th (DS)* (6) Powell, Jay 171st (RS)* CC: Governor Nathan Deal CC: Ga Economic Development Department CC: Everyone Else From: Bill Simon, […]

The Biello Campaign: The Dirtiest of Dirty Rats

Bill Simon, Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Let’s see, so far in this run-off for a Special Election for the HD 22 there have been the following incidents directly connected to the Meagan Biello Campaign: 1) A direct, economic threat made to a business who dared to have a pro-Sam Moore campaign sign in front of their location. 2) Four (4) separate […]


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