By: Jeffrey Albertson/30 Dec. 2017–Atlanta, GA– Carrying the moniker as the first Republican to lose a Senate election in Alabama since 1992—an attorney for former Chief Justice Roy Moore’s campaign filed a complaint in the Jefferson County Circuit Court late Wednesday night to obtain relief in the form of a “Temporary Restraining Order, a Preliminary… Read More Jones Certified, Moore claims “No Regrets”
The fundamental flaw in the Republican Obamacare replacement plan is the belief that government should have a minimalist role in healthcare, instead it should adopt that government intervention is necessary to guarantee a baseline of care, for all Americans—regardless of ability to pay.… Read More The Stale Obamacare Repeal Promise
By Jeffrey Albertson, Jr./Atlanta, GA. 26 May 2017 Back in February, President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on the Fiduciary Rule, directing the Department of Labor to delay implementation for 180 days to “examine” the impact on American’s access to retirement and financial advice. Almost a fortnight after the memorandum, then Nominee for Labor… Read More Fiduciary Rule to Stay, For Now, According to Labor Secretary
Atlanta, GA—April 18, 2017//By: Jeffrey Albertson The confirmation of Former Georgia Representative Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services created an unusually important vacancy in Georgia’s 6th District. For Republicans, the vacancy should be expected to continue as shoe-in victory, especially considering the district has been reliably conservative since at least 1979. Prior… Read More Partisan Hopes Rest in GA 6th District Special Election; Implications Nation-Wide
**This posting reflects only the Introduction. Reference: Kruse Presentation November 28, 2005. Introduction In stories spun by its supporters, Atlanta had—according to Mayor William Hartsfield—become “the city too busy to hate.” It would seem that Atlanta, from the perspective of countless admirers, from the press, and from the President of the United States, was the modern example… Read More Kruse (2005) “White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism.
“New Fiduciary Rule for Financial Advisers Puts Retirees First, Labor Secretary Says.” Source: Bloomberg April 6, 2016. Atlanta, GA–Feb. 4, 2017 By: Jeffrey Albertson, Yesterday, President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on the Fiduciary Duty Rule, directing the Department of Labor to delay implementation for 180 days to “ examine” and “determine whether it… Read More “Best Interest” Provision Under Review; Fiduciary Rule in Question
Jan. 24, 2017—Lawrenceville, GA By: Jeffrey Albertson Tonight was the second Gwinnett County Commission meeting since Commissioner Tommy Hunter’s (R-D3) “racist pig” comments in response to Georgia Rep. John Lewis’ (D-GA) remark that that he believed Russia’s alleged hacking aimed at helping Trump in the 2016 race makes Trump… Read More For Second Time, Demonstrators Insist “Hunter Must Go”
While Rep. Jason Spencer (R-180) has pledged to withdraw the controversial HB 3, that was met with significant “political scrutiny,” the 2017-2018 General Assembly’s regular session will have plenty of theatrics. On the calendar are bills and amendments related to automatic voter registration, reapportionment, use of restraints on pregnant inmates, training for firearm carry licenses and more.… Read More Georgia Assembly Session Promises Theatrics, Religious Liberty Absent for Now