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Packed House for Constitutional Convention Debate

Last Wednesday at Cherokee Cattle Company, Jack Staver and the Northwest Georgia 912 Project expected a small crowd to show up for a debate on whether or not a Constitutional Convention (Article 5 Convention, Con Con) would be good for our country. … Read More »

Holder Big Data Targeting

Applause for AG Eric Holder – Big Data and the Frame of Justice

Attorney General Holder sees a danger in the use of predictive analytics in the pursuit of criminal justice, but only insofar as there may be racial, socioeconomic or geographic indicators contained within such data sets. These technologies should, … Read More »

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Falcons & Braves Stadium Opposition Moves Forward in Unity

Monday, August 2, several groups came from Fulton County, Cobb County, and as far as 90 miles away, to converge on the Georgia State Capitol and let their voices be heard on the new Falcons and Braves stadium 'deals.' Debbie Dooley, of the Atlanta … Read More »

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Byrne v. Weatherford NAACP Candidate Forum

  Mrs. Deane Bonner, President NAACP Cobb branch, and Mr. Doc Holiday, Moderator, at last week's NAACP Candidate Forum for Cobb Commission District 1. Following are the questions and answers. Do you believe the Braves stadium bond … Read More »

Thomas Massie

Congressman Thomas Massie Calls for Release of Secret 9/11 Documents Upon Reading Them

Michael Krieger | Posted Tuesday Jul 15, 2014 at 2:52 pm Late last year, I published a post titled: Two Congressmen Push for Release of 28-Page Document Showing Saudi Involvement in 9/11. Here’s an excerpt from the piece: Since terrorists … Read More »

Independence Day

Why We Fight

In his “freedom” blog, Rob Cunningham reminds what is at stake in this dangerous game of power redistribution within government. Earlier this week there was a widely reported poll that showed just how low the numbers for the Obama administration have … Read More »

Citizen Petition

Citizens Petition Judge on Braves Bond

PETITION THE BRAVES BOND and putting millionaire handouts ahead of our schools and public safety. Honorable Judge Robert Leonard II, We concerned citizens of Cobb County encourage you to disavow a bond which commits Cobb Taxpayers to … Read More »

GOP Gone Cuckoo?

Have Republicans Gone Cuckoo?

[Editors Note: After the Thad Cochran vs. Chris McDaniel Senate primary, many Republicans are wondering if the GOP has lost its mind. Since this was posted, we received an update: BREAKING! There May Be Enough Invalidated Votes to Overturn Cochran … Read More »

Dave Brat

Data at Work : Dave Brat’s $1,000 Earthquake

[Editors Note: Thanks to Rob Cunningham for bringing Steve Adler and his work to the attention of Deciding The Vote. Steve’s work was instrumental in ushering in a new age in American political strategy. Deciding The Vote was instituted to bring to … Read More »

Immigrant Children

DHS preparing for influx of 65k kids — IN JANUARY!

The Obama administration’s claim to have been surprised by the wave of children flooding over out borders may turn out to be another political lie of the year. Sundance of Conservative Treehouse noticed a very peculiar advertisement: On January 29th … Read More »

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Muckraker exposes Chamber-Commission relationship

June 19, 2014 Kevin Schmidt and Justin Hayes Were Cobb County’s members on the Cherokee-Cobb Joint Development Authority asked to resign upon request by the Cobb Chamber? On Monday, we detailed how the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce and its … Read More »

Kitchen Cabinet Definition

Kitchen Cabinet Controversy

Private Advisers to Public Officials Not New and That’s The Problem June 11, 2014 Kevin Schmidt and Justin Hayes In Tuesday’s Marietta Daily Journal, “Around Town” columnists Otis Brumby III, Lee B. Garrett, and Joe Kirby expanded on their recent … Read More »

RSS What’s on the House Floor Today

  • H.R.5771
    Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (12/16/2014 legislative day)

RSS What’s on the Senate Floor Today

  • PN1099
    Frank A. Rose, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Verification and Compliance), vice Rose Eilene Gottemoeller. (12/16/2014 legislative day)
  • PN1753
    Daniel J. Santos, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2017, vice Joseph F. Bader, term expired. (12/16/2014 legislative day)
  • PN1996
    Sarah R. Saldana, of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security, vice John Morton, resigned. (12/16/2014 legislative day)
  • H.R.5771
    Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (12/16/2014 legislative day)
  • PN2123
    Antony Blinken, of New York, to be Deputy Secretary of State, vice William J. Burns, resigned. (12/16/2014 legislative day)
  • PN1986
    Colette Dodson Honorable, of Arkansas, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2017, vice John Robert Norris, resigned. (12/16/2014 legislative day)
  • H.Con.Res.124
    Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 5771. (12/16/2014 legislative day)
  • PN2065
    Joseph Pius Pietrzyk, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation for a term expiring July 13, 2017. (Reappointment) (12/16/2014 legislative day)
  • PN1279
    Laurie I. Mikva, of Illinois, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation for a term expiring July 13, 2016. (Reappointment) (12/16/2014 legislative day)
  • PN2092
    Michael P. O'Rielly, of New York, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission for a term of five years from July 1, 2014. (Reappointment) (12/16/2014 legislative day)

RSS Global Legal Monitor

  • Indonesia: Government to Permit Extra Distribution of Subsidized Fuel December 17, 2014
    Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Energy; Energy prices; Oil and gas - Indonesia's government plans to issue a regulation that would permit the distribution of a greater quantity of fuel at subsidized prices, beyond the amount set in the 2014 state budget, should the need arise. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library […]
  • Egypt: Court of Appeal Dismisses Theft Charges Against Boy for Stealing Bread December 17, 2014
    Crime and law enforcement; Judiciary; Juvenile crime - On December 10, 2014, the Court of Appeal in Bani Swief, south of Cairo, Egypt, dismissed theft charges against a nine-year-old boy who had been charged with stealing five loaves of bread. The first instance... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal […]
  • Thailand: Draft Laws to Promote Digital Economy December 17, 2014
    Business investment and capital; Government; Information technology - On December 16, 2014, it was reported that Thailand's Cabinet approved two draft laws on information technology. The laws were put forward by the Information and Communications Technology Ministry. (Thailand: Cabinet Nod for... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and […]