5 Georgia women look to flip U.S. House seats

By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman Wow. This headline to this article is encouraging: “Women Line Up to Run for Office, Harnessing Their Outrage at Trump” In Georgia, there are, as of now, five Democratic women running for Congress. Follow them on social media and help amplify their voices. Three are running in Gwinnett, and Chalis Montgomery’s district includes fringe Metro Atlanta…

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Acworth, Georgia: Wedding at a car show

By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman Our daughter Laurel came by yesterday to show us her wedding album. There were 900 pictures on her slide show. An advantage over the age of print photos, to be sure, and yet— I think I made it to the 400 level, well into the people-eating-cake phase, when the SEC championship game came on (Woo-hoo! Go…

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Reps. Scott Holcomb, Scot Turner: We need to upgrade vote machines

By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman Georgians should rally behind Reps. Scott Holcomb (D-Atlanta) and Scot Turner (R-Holly Springs) and their request for funding to upgrade the state’s voting systems. Read their letter to Governor Deal They state it will cost $21,000,000. I’d say that vote security in the age of Russian Influence would be a bargain at any price. What could possibly…

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Friday: Brian Kemp Recall Petition Signing and Holiday Celebration!

By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman It’s not Festivus exactly—we’re too charitable for that—but it is a petitioning of grievances because Brian Kemp is terrible at his job and thinks this entitles him to a promotion to governor next year. It does not. It entitles him to be fired. So that’s what we’re working to do. Gross incompetence, voter suppression, hyperpartisanship (preety…

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1% of Ossoff donations would fully fund Sally Harrell’s campaign

Exciting news in Georgia: Georgia Democrats snatched three legislative seats y from Republicans. “The results are a rejection of Trump – it’s clear as day,” said state Rep. Scott Holcomb, D-Atlanta. “Republicans who continue to embrace him can start the countdown on their political careers.” However, if we’re going to kick out entrenched GOP incumbents–if we’re actually going to Flip…

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List: Georgia Democratic Congressional candidates on Twitter, Facebook, web

By Jonathan Grant @Brambleman In 2016, four of Georgia’s 10 Republican members of Congress ran unopposed in the November general election, and the rest faced only token opposition. How bad was it? We were lucky if  our Democratic candidate had a Facebook page. In my district, the Infamous Sixth, there was debate over whether or not Tom Price’s opponent, Rodney…

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