Political Vine: The Insider's Source on Georgia Politics

Political Vine: The Insider's Source on Georgia Politics

The Political Vine is the home of political news, satire, rants, and rumors.

David Perdue: A Democrat in Conservative Clothing

Bill Simon, Monday, June 30th, 2014

Sometimes, I can analyze and interpret facts, situations, and people as clearly as they are presented. Sometimes, though, it takes my brain a really long time to synthesize all the info and figure out what is wrong with a situation, or a person. Perhaps, maybe in the nick of time, I have finally figured-out what […]

GA HD 80: Catherine Bernard vs. Mike Jacobs

Bill Simon, Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

My copy of the 3rd edition of The American Heritage Dictionary of The English Language (published in 1992…yeah, a “real book” to you digitally-connected upstarts) defines “courage” according to the following definition: “The state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger, fear, or vicissitudes with self-possession, confidence, and resolution.” With […]

The New Tax Plan for Georgia: What a Crock Of Democrat-Socialist Bullsh*t

Bill Simon, Friday, January 7th, 2011

The special council on studying Georgia’s state tax revenue system issued its final report today. You can view it here: 2010 Special Council on Tax Reform and Fairness for Georgians When I read of Rep Larry O’ Neal’s involvement in the creation of this council, and the fact that Governor Sonny Perdue made darned sure […]

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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