Well intentioned, but not thought through. That’s Georgia Senate Bill 215, the Harry Potter invisibility cloak for Georgia’s government employees.
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Jimmy Carter Will Be Irreplaceable | Opinion
What could have been my toughest UGA assignment turned out to be the easiest. My task was to get all seven 1970 Democratic gubernatorial candidates to participate in a political forum, and then I would moderate the event.
Georgia’s Youth Want Equitable School Funding, Not Attacks On Our LGBTQ+ Friends | Opinion
I grew up in a trailer park. When my mom lost her car, we had to walk over an hour every week to the grocery store. When we couldn’t afford to pay the utility bill, my family and I had to live without electricity in the cold.
America’s Always Had Black Inventors – Even When the Patent System Explicitly Excluded Them | Opinion
This spirit of American creativity has persisted through the millennia, through the first American patent granted in 1641 and on to today.
Okefenokee Tug-O-War Is Long Way From Over | Opinion
The opposing sides are not barefoot on Jekyll Island’s beach, but there’s a definite line drawn in the sand.
Bees Face Many Challenges – And Climate Change Is Ratcheting Up the Pressure | Opinion
The extreme weather that has battered much of the U.S. in 2022 doesn’t just affect humans.
What Would Teddy Roosevelt Think About the Okefenokee? | Opinion
None of us was around in 1901, when President Theodore Roosevelt used his iconic monocle to squint 121 years into the future. Just imagine if he hadn’t.
Former Trump Attorney Worked With Atlanta Tech Firm to Hack Coffee Voting System | Opinion
An attorney connected to former President Donald Trump coordinated with experts from an Atlanta-based computer firm to hack into Coffee County’s voting system in the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election, according to records obtained in a federal lawsuit challenging the security of Georgia’s voting system.
Bookman: Sometimes, It’s Not About the Money. Take Music Midtown, for Instance. | Opinion
“The cancellation of Music Midtown will cost Georgia’s economy $50 million,” says Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for governor. “It’s shameful, but not surprising, that the governor cares more about protecting dangerous people carrying guns in public than saving jobs and keeping business in Georgia.”
Protecting Our Environment Is Not a Game | Opinion
In simpler times, kids played simpler games. If you had a sidewalk and a piece of chalk, you drew squares for hopscotch. Minus a sidewalk or paved driveway, you used a stick to scratch squares in the dirt.