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 attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2001, victims’ loved ones, injured survivors, and members of the … [Read more...]

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 funding large portions of the Braves Stadium, committing our future tax dollars to a multi-billion … [Read more...]

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 of this year, the federal government posted an advertisement seeking bids for a vendor contract to … [Read more...]

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 members appeared to have undue influence on the Development Authority of Cobb County (DACC), the … [Read more...]

#SPLOSTWATCH – STOP Wasteful Government Spending

We must stop unneeded collection and spending of taxes. Few actions of the citizen are more important than taking an active interest in the way government is spending your money. No clearer indicator of the problem is needed than the approach of the $18 trillion dollar threshold for national debt. In Georgia, State legislators have provided a … [Read more...]

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 discussion of our reporting on Cobb Chairman Tim Lee’s “kitchen cabinet.” The authors essentially … [Read more...]

Who will hit the ground running for District 11?

Congressional candidates Bob Barr and Barry Loudermilk spoke at the Georgia Tea Party meeting Monday evening at the Marietta Museum of History. The venue was fairly small and relaxed, but turned out a very nice crowd of engaged citizens. After hearing the two district 11 congressional candidates speak, it was evident that one very … [Read more...]

Cobb board blocks opportunity for dissent

Posted: 12:00 a.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014 Atlanta Journal Constitution By Field Searcy Recently, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners ratified a series of agreements between the county and the Atlanta Braves obligating Cobb taxpayers with $397 million in revenue bonds. Braves President John Schuerholz has publicly stated this deal would … [Read more...]

YOU Will Pay for Braves Bonds

Their Braves commercial promised "NO NEW PROPERTY OR SALES TAXES." However, the taxpayers of Cobb County (that is EVERYONE living in Cobb) should read the Intergovernmental Agreement (Exhibit B)  between the County (taxpayers) and the Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority. It binds YOU, in specific contract terms, to pay off the … [Read more...]

Open Records Opens Questions About Braves ‘Deal’

While most citizens were in disbelief or shock about the announcement of the Braves coming to Cobb County last November, Kevin M. Schmidt and Justin B. Hayes were already on a mission to create more transparency in government at the local, state, and federal levels. In an article published in December 2013, they revealed much information about what … [Read more...]