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Election

Davidson Complaint Just A Political Stunt

I was disappointed to read in The Gainesville Times today a hack story about a bar complaint filed against Hall County Probate Court candidate Book Davidson by some disinherited relatives of a will Brook drafted.  The nature of the complaint is as old as the hills: momma has a will giving her estate to all...

South Hall Republican Club Candidate Forum

About 150 spectators, candidates, reporters, and staff attended the South Hall Republican Club Form on August 14, 2012.  During what might be for most candidates the last public speaking engagement, candidates for the races in the August 21, 2012 Runoff Election sparred with each other.  No race, or candidate, was untouched.  Despite the general civility,...

Term Limits (Lite)

Some people want term limits for elected officials; some don’t.  Those that do all realize that it will take a Constitutional Amendment to make the change.  I don’t like the idea of amending the Constitution because there is too much room for political maneuvering.  So I had an idea! What if we just put on...

Tea Party Calls Out Collins Ad Campaign as False [Updated]

If you live in the Georgia 9th Congressional District, then no doubt you have received a negative ad in some form about competitor Martha Zoller sent by the Collins campaign.  Collins, supported by Governor Deal and other district heavy hitters, must be really concerned about his too-close-for-comfort primary finish, because the campaign came out of...

Moon Campaign Sues County

Eugene Moon, who narrowly lost his campaign for Hall County Commission Post 2 on July 31, 2012 by less than 300 votes, filed suit on Friday, August 10, 2012 said a spokesman for the campaign.  While the complaint was not immediately available as of this writing, the suit is said to allege several irregularities in...

Probate Judge / Tax Commissioner Debate 7-27-12

Better late then never, here is the video from the Probate Judge / Tax Commissioner Debate put on by the Hall GOP on 7-27-12 in Gainesville, Georgia.  Part 2 was corrupted in the camera, and Part 3 would not complete the upload to YouTube until last night for some reason. Although the primary election is...

Next!

Congratulations to the winners. Condolences to the losers. It was a hard fought political battle, with no violence, and we are a better Country for process. We all learn from such elections. Some learn before, some during, and some after. We all learned that Hall County is not as conservative, nor as Republican, as it...

(R)eal (R)epublican Voter Guide – Primary 2012

Unlike other pundits, I make no apologies for my opinion.  The difference between me and the mainstream media is that here you can tell what is opinion.  All that follows is my personal opinion about political figures engaged in contested elections for office.  Everything I discuss is about relevant attributes of the candidates or their...

Hall County GOP No Tax Pledge

On July 25, 2012, the Hall County GOP developed a simple No Tax Pledge for all Republican Candidates to sign during their campaigns.  An example of the Pledge is above.  The first candidates to get the Pledge were the county commission candidates and those who attended the county commission forum on the 25th.  I will...

Hall County Commissioner Debate

Here is the debate between the candidates for Hall County Commission Chairman, Post 2, and Post 4 held on 7-25-12.  Commissioner Billy Powell (Post 2) did not attend.  All of the candidates present except Chairman Oliver, signed the Hall County GOP No Tax Pledge.  The debate comes in two parts below.