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The Dragon Boats are Coming

Tax Leach of the Day

Well, it’s budget season. And all the Departments and Agencies are coming to the Commissioners begging for MORE money. Yes I said MORE, not the same or less. Well at least most are. I expect it. What fool would come asking for less. If they are going to pass out FREE money why not ask.…

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…

Common Core Math Behind that BOE land deal…

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As the slow economy begins to rebound, our local governing entities are finding more money in their coffers for those good ol’ fashioned political land deals that we used to read so much about before the financial meltdown in 2008. You may have recently read in the local news outlets that the Hall County Board of…

Down to Your Last Strike

“And even man’s desire to live is not automatic: your secret evil today is that that is the desire you do not hold. Your fear of death is not a love of life and will not give you the knowledge needed to keep it. Man must obtain his knowledge and choose his actions by a…

Reflecting on a Point of Order

Today marks the 4 year anniversary of my 1st county commissioner meeting. Often times when we reflect on activities of the past, we do so in the context of the present day. Take for example the PATRIOT Act or “Enhanced Interrogations”: today I am not a fan of the PATRIOT Act and the loss of…