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Will The Real Kay Kirkpatrick Haltom Please Stand Up?

Bill Simon, Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

PRELUDE Did you know that when someone in Georgia refers to the process of “registering to vote,” what you are really doing is applying to the State of Georgia for them to grant you a Voter ID Card? I conclude that by examining the explicit wording of this law, OCGA 21-2-417.1. Voter identification card. Because […]

Biggest SOB In Cobb County?

Bill Simon, Monday, March 21st, 2016

Introduction Imagine the following conversation occurring in the female inmate section of the Cobb County Jail…in present time period: Inmate 1: “So, what are you gals in for?” Inmate 2: “I didn’t do anything wrong.” Inmate 3: “I got caught with less than an ounce of weed.” Inmate 4: “I got arrested for using a […]

Cobb County: Where corruption thrives!

Bill Simon, Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Prelude By the time you get finished reading this, and absorbing the degree and depth of just how corrupt every level of government in Georgia is, here are some questions you might ponder in addition to the ones I posit: 1) For the corporate members who pay who-knows-what in annual membership to the Council for […]

Cobb County Republican Party-Same Sh*t, Different Year

Bill Simon, Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Are you Rose Wing? If you live in Cobb County…if you are a Republican…and if you are a delegate headed to the Cobb County Republican Convention this Saturday, you will be one of only two types of people: Either you are a person who thinks everything that I will present below regarding Rose Wing, candidate […]

Cobb County SPLOST Action Alert!

PV, Sunday, August 10th, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 8, 2014 Cobb County Taxpayers Association 3704 Tate Place Austell, GA 30106 CONTACT: Lance Lamberton (404) 925-8960 TAXPAYER GROUP TO LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO OPPOSE SPLOST AUSTELL, Georgia – The Cobb Taxpayers Association (CTA) announced today that it will host its first organizational meeting to defeat the 2016 SPLOST which will be […]

AG Sam Olens Meddling in Cobb County School Board Business

PV, Thursday, January 16th, 2014

“Olens could not be reached for comment about why he attended the private meeting.” Rumors have it that, in a top-secret meeting held last Tuesday between representatives of John Williams, et al. (for his Cobb County Riverwalk project, which is seeking multi-millions of dollars in tax exemptions/abatement from the Cobb County School District), members of […]

Leave it To Timmy – Episode 1

PV, Saturday, December 28th, 2013

In case you missed the broadcast on WSB-TV last evening regarding the Braves’ stadium financing issue, here is a link to that broadcast: Curveball thrown on the Braves’ financing issue. Now…to those of you who live beyond Cobb County, and this matter appears to be too localized for you, it really isn’t…because, conceivably, the same […]

Is Cobb County Legal Counsel Deborah Dance Smarter Than A Federal District Judge?

PV, Friday, December 27th, 2013

Rumors have it that the Cobb County Commission is operating under the assumption that they have the sole power and the authority to create a Special District out of thin air, assess a tax on that district, and collect it…all without getting permission from any other entity, whether it is the voters, or the Georgia […]

The ‘Bad Faith’ Braves

Bill Simon, Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Imagine, Ladies & Gentlemen, for a moment that you met this wonderful person whom you know from the moment you saw them that that person was who you wanted to be with for the rest of your life (or, at least 33 years of the rest of your life). You went on a whirlwind courtship […]

Cobb-Braves Issue: Trojan horses will be identified, and burned on sight

PV, Sunday, December 15th, 2013

Rumors have it that the folks over at the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, political consultants with the Cobb Chamber (and other interested parties), along with a PR firm involved in “promoting” the wholesale confiscation of Cobb County taxpayer wealth for the sole purpose of the Atlanta Braves’ benefit, have been going around Cobb County and the […]

Cobb County Braves: A Bad Deal For Commuters & Taxpayers

Bill Simon, Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

There’s an analogy that keeps popping-up in my mind with regards to the Cobb County Commission and the Atlanta Braves deal, so bear with me a moment while I appear to go off on a tangent (but trust me, there’s a purpose in this little story). I recall an episode of Seinfeld in which Cosmo […]

Congressman Phil Gingrey Opens His Mouth, Inserts Own Foot

PV, Friday, August 9th, 2013

WHAT does “NSA” stand for again??? And, speaking of “pandering”…


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