Nunn’s strength: caring community through corporate involvement


In the summer of 2013, weeks before Michelle Nunn announced her run for the U.S. Senate, a nationally recognized Democratic VIP asked me if I thought she would fulfill the rumors and finally throw herself into the race. Referring to the extremely right wing members of Georgia's House delegation who had joined the Republican field… Continue reading Nunn’s strength: caring community through corporate involvement

Voter’s gamble in a casino where election officials rig the game


"You have to understand that this is an election year... It's a political game. When you are in charge, when you are the one making the shots, you're going to do what's in your best interest to maintain your power." - State Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler (D), of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus, after a recent… Continue reading Voter’s gamble in a casino where election officials rig the game

Solar flare hits Koch brothers’ group in Georgia


"Americans for Prosperity just lost," said the solar power activist, moments after the Georgia Public Service Commission, a group of five elected Republicans who regulate the state's utilities, voted 3-2, Thursday, to accept an amendment that would add 525 megawatts of solar power for the state's electricity customers over the next 20 years. "AFP Georgia,"… Continue reading Solar flare hits Koch brothers’ group in Georgia

Republican bridge too far takes a political toll


"I am disappointed that I won’t be able to continue my investigations of the Obama administration such as the risky loan guarantee to Solyndra and holding Planned Parenthood accountable to the taxpayers." - 12 term incumbent, Rep.Cliff Stearns (R-FL), in a written statement, after his narrow defeat to unknown Tea Party favorite Ted Yoho, Tuesday… Continue reading Republican bridge too far takes a political toll

Building blue communities, birthing blue babies and illumintaing self interest


Which would you think could turn those red and pink states blue sooner? They are all important, but more vital than the birthing - and educating - of future socially conscious and culturally generous Americans, more challenging than enticing out-of-state progressives to accept the challenge of red state politics, is getting our fellow citizens to… Continue reading Building blue communities, birthing blue babies and illumintaing self interest