How Did They Do?

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The past several years I started keeping the campaign material that I received from candidates. With the resignations of Council Members Gibbs and Richards (Tara), I thought it would be a good time to reflect on some of the campaign promises made. My guess is that their winning formula will be used by one of…

Don’t Stop

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Ever since the announcement of a special election to replace two Flowery Branch council members and my announcement that I will/will not run, I have wanted to write about the people that have been rumored to be in the running for one of the two positions. I was thinking at the time that Rumour would…

When Councilman, I will….

Flowery Branch Water

I think that most of you know that I got my start in politics when I was elected to Flowery Branch City Council. Since I have been home twiddling my thumbs for the past 3 months, a lot of people have inquired if I am going to run for one of the two open seats…

Where the Streets Have No Name

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I didn’t advertise it back when I was running for county commissioner, but I am not from around here. In fact, I graduated High School in Southern California. I can’t imagine how many people that voted for me are now saying: “It all makes sense now”. Well, back in 1987, I was a freshman in…

I Call Tails

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Early voting has started for continuing the tax referendum we call SPLOST (Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax). That is with a T, by the way, not shh as in SPLOSH. I have listened to the pros and the cons, the supporters and the opposition. There are some subcategories of both, but first let’s talk…

Anyone Have a Penny? We Need to Build an Empire!

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One penny here, another penny there. Here a penny, there a penny, anybody got a penny?   When I was little, my father use to sing this crazy little song that went something like this: Christmas is A’coming, and the geese are getting fat Put a penny in the old man’s hat If you ain’t…