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City of Cumming claims “We can break the law and you can’t touch us!”

Bill Simon, Monday, July 29th, 2013

Prelude I am reminded of a scene from the movie Lethal Weapon 2 where, towards the end of the movie, one of the evil guys from South Africa and the cop character that Danny Glover played are in a standoff. The evil guy is standing on a platform about 50 feet higher than Glover’s character […]

Addendum: AG, Board of Regents & HB 397

PV, Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

To: Mr. Sam Olens, Attorney General So, Mr. Olens, we’re kinda, sorta puzzled about what it is you think your role is as Attorney General of Georgia, and how you actually promulgate your duties in real life: 1) You bring forth new legislation that causes news organizations up and down this state to swoon and […]

Board of Regents & HB 397 Alert Memo

PV, Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

MEMORANDUM To: Mr. Sam Olens, Attorney General Sir, you are familiar with the Georgia Constitution, correct? The one you swore an oath to uphold when you became a licensed attorney in Georgia? Specifically, we’d like to point you to this section: Article 1, Section 1, Paragraph X states the following: “No bill of attainder, ex […]

HB 397: Attorney General Sam Olens’ Response to ‘Bait & Switch’

PV, Monday, March 19th, 2012

Attorney General Sam Olens responded to our “Part 1” Alert with the following emailed response: “New sections f, g and h were predominantly written by counsel for the AJC and Georgia Press Association to make computer records more accessible to the public. Fire your researcher.” PV Responds: The Research Team of Political Vine examined the […]


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