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Archive for March, 2014

HD 80: Double-Dipping Mike (Jacobs)?

Bill Simon, Sunday, March 30th, 2014

SPECIAL MEMO TO: State Rep. Mike Jacobs From: Bill Simon Re: Just a few…ethics law violations to discuss Mike, Did you know that my first major was Psychology? Spent a year taking a bunch of psychology and other liberal art courses until I decided “Screw this, I’m going for something way more fun: Mechanical Engineering […]

Todd Rehm gives lessons on how to be Mark Rountree

PV, Monday, March 17th, 2014

Rumors have it that over the weekend at an event in which Nancy Jester, candidate for State School Superintendent was appearing, Jester’s paid political consultant (i.e., Todd Rehm) decided he would channel Mark Rountree in an encounter with political activist Joe Newton. PV ‘Splains Things: In order to understand Saturday’s situation, you have to know […]

The American Jobs Council: Political Fraud

PV, Friday, March 7th, 2014

Rumors have it that any time you hear that American Jobs Council President Cade Joiner is “not a politician, but just a businessman,” THAT statement will be an unmitigated lie. Appearing last November on FOX News w/Chris Wallace, Joiner, a longtime Georgia Republican political insider, went on the air to rant about Obamacare under the […]

HD 80: Tax Hike Mike (Jacobs)

PV, Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Rumors have it that were this not an “election year,” HD 80 State Representative Mike Jacobs would be ALL in favor of increasing taxes in Brookhaven and DeKalb County. How could we determine if this rumor is true? Why…one could look at Page 21 of 22 pages of this multi-meeting minutes package of the City […]

Corruption and Incompetence in the Georgia State House

PV, Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Folks, if you ever wondered how it could be that some legislators tell you one thing at a GOP meeting, and then you learn later how they voted for something that completely contradicted what they said…well, all you got to do is take a read of Representative Sam Moore‘s description of “Corruption as far as […]


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