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Karen Handel’s Hometown Newspaper Endorses Nathan Deal

politicalvine, Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Excerpted from the August 9, 2010 edition of The Beacon: “We know this woman. Her ambition appears, at times, blind. Her thirst for power often approaches the throws of narcissism. Apparently, she’ll do anything to win, as evidenced by her nasty and appalling direct mail piece trashing Nathan Deal, a veteran who served his country […]

The Truth About Karen Handel and Voting Machines

Bill Simon, Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Interesting video by Mark Lane about Handel and the Voting Machines:

Karen Handel Voted To Give Planned Parenthood $1.3 Million

PV, Friday, July 16th, 2010

Rumors have it that the Karen Handel Campaign is defending Karen Handel’s vote in favor of awarding Planned Parenthood a 3-year renewable contract with Fulton County in 2005 because they say the contract went to paying for “women’s health services,” and not directly to pay for abortions. One interesting fact that has come to light […]

Karen Handel’s Own Ethics Problems…

PV, Monday, July 12th, 2010

Rumors have it that Karen Handel has been caught breaking the law by taking higher contributions than the Ethics Law allows. FOX 5 News has the scoop here! PV’s Commentary: Karen Handel claims “Oh, it was just an accounting error.” Yeah. Funny…that’s what some other candidates claim and she just rips them apart as being […]

Karen Handel’s Blue Dress – Part 2

Bill Simon, Thursday, July 1st, 2010

[Editor’s Note: There is an expanded version of this post that was sent-out early this morning via our e-mailed newsletter. A link to that is available here. If you want to keep more up-to-date with political news, sign-up for our e-mailed newsletters here.] The truth about Karen Handel is not only that she did join […]

SB 1: Only A True Democrat Would Veto It

PV, Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Rumors have it that Governor Sonny Perdue is contemplating a veto of SB 1, known as either the “Waste Reduction Act of 2009” or, by its more well-known name, the Zero-Base Budgeting Act. Zero-based budgeting is the act of starting a budget from scratch…with nothing like the typical guvment rule of thumb of looking back […]


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