Tuesday, November 27, 2012

2012 NCAA Division II Soccer Championship

AUGUSTA, GA ( Karyn C. Nixon) – More than 275 soccer players, coaches, school administrators and NCAA officials, from New York,  California, Canada, Florida and parts in-between will travel to the CSRA this week to compete in the 2012 NCAA Division II Men's and Women's Soccer Championships. The championships will be played at Blanchard Woods Park in Evans, Georgia on November 29 (semifinals) and December 1 (finals).  


Monday, November 26, 2012

Fitch Affirms AA Bond Rating for Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA – Augusta, Georgia is pleased to announce that Fitch affirms our AA rating on the consolidated government’s $42.5 million in outstanding general obligation bonds and $20.6 million in outstanding tax-backed debt issued through the Solid Waste Management Authority of Augusta.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Gov. Deal Identity Crisis

Governor Nathan Deal not implementing the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) is opening Georgia state controlled Medicaid to the federal government to do whatever its pleases. That inaction of the state government will allow intrusion of the Feds so hard fought by Republicans governments in more than twenty states. It is seems Gov. Deal wants independence from the Feds but not so. Republican obstructionists blame the Obama administration for almost everything is wrong in the country, then leave open to his administration to intervene on those things they want to repeal. Crisis of identity or just plain foolishness. Why not repealing SB 31?

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Outsourcing Augusta Government to the DDA?

"The Mission of the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) of Augusta is to improve the economy of Augusta-Richmond County by coordinating an aggressive public/private program to promote the re-development and growth of downtown Augusta". According to Margaret Woodard, the Executive Director, the DDA is the "ears and eyes" of Augusta-Richmond County, almost a mega government inside the government, including law enforcement. Some merchants in downtown start firing back against this monster.

More Lawsuits Coming to Town

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Solving Immigration In Secessionist States

In the 50 states the movement of leaving the Union could bring solution to the undocumented population. They could earn residency from all those citizens who decide the USA is no longer good for them. The federal government could deport them and give residency to the 12 millions people believed without proper documentation but love this country.

Calling U.S. President to End Militarization of the Americas

From November 16-18, 2012, thousands of human rights activists, torture survivors, anti-war veterans, students, families, union workers, nuns, artists, and others will converge at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia, to call on the Obama administration to end the U.S. militarization of the Americas, and to close the School of the Americas (SOA/ WHINSEC)

"The SOA Watch November weekends since 1997 have become for me a kind of spiritual homecoming. The November event renews my spirit of hope that a better world is possible. What could be more enlivening to one's spirit than enriching educational workshops, riveting political insights, and enlivening music at the stage in front of the gates all Saturday afternoon.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Will Georgia Catch Up With The Future?

1) A diverse swath and coalition of Americans came together to re-elect President Obama...a great example of unity in diversity...representing the true "exceptionalism" of America. (As the President said in his victory speech: "our true wealth is our incredible diversity".)  And Georgia is not far behind with the slimmest margin of loss, only 4%, of the states the President didn’t win, except for NC.

Warriors Honored by Intertribal Ceremony

AUGUSTA, GA - During the First Oka'Chaffa Indian Festival native Americans freedom fighters and fellow veterans were honored with dance and ceremony by the intertribal gathering.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Expensive "Nannies" for Migra in South Carolina

The 10 members of the special unit created to enforce immigration in South Carolina are acting as baby-sitters of ICE agents. Only four counties have 287g agreement with Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) and the unit is not trained to do immigration activities. The unit will cost taxpayers in South Carolina $1.3 millions per year. A hearing about blocked key provisions of the law will take place Tuesday in Charleston. It is not expected a final ruling.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Multimillion Contamination Site in Augusta

China bashing and US Elections 2012

SAN FRANCISCO (Peter Schurmann, NAM) – Barack Obama’s victory, the numbers show, is in large measure thanks to the support he received from, among others, Hispanics, Blacks, and women voters.

Less credited, however, are Asian Americans, who voted 72 percent in favor of the president. While their numbers remain small, at just 5.8 percent of the population, they are one of the fastest growing segments of American society, according to a recent Pew study, having surpassed Hispanics as the largest group of new immigrants. They are also highly educated, with nealry 50 percent of those 25 and older holding at least a bachelor's degree.

Obama Should 'rethink' K-12 policies for second term

CHICAGO (EAGnews) – Among the well-wishers for President Obama’s triumphant re-election is Chicago pal and domestic terrorist-turned-professor Bill Ayers.
     On the good.is website, Ayers writes:
     “Dear President Obama: Congratulations!
     “I’m sure this is a moment you want to savor, a time to take a deep breath, get some rest, hydrate, regain your balance, and take a long walk in the sunshine. It might be as well a good time to reflect, rethink, recharge, and perhaps reignite. I sincerely hope that it is, and I urge you to put education on your reflective agenda.”

Thank You For Making Democracy Work

Voters, like you, around the country recognized the importance of this election. And on Election Day you took control and waited in long lines to have your votes recorded and to have a say on the issues that are most important to you. And with narrow margins in many races, we see just how valuable our one vote can be.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Latino Vote Will Hit High Watermark in Georgia

Latinos in Georgia are motivated to go vote this year.  GALEO and many Georgia Latino Vote 2012 volunteers across the entire state took the pledge to register new voters, volunteered countless hours at festivals, canvassing events and phone banking to drive Latino voter participation in Georgia further.  The Latino vote will likely hit a high watermark in Georgia.

Vision for 15th Street and Beyond

AUGUSTA, GA (Karyn Nixon) - The City of Augusta is hosting a Week of Visioning for the Sustainable Development Implementation Program, November 13th – 17th 2012. This week will enable residents, business owners, property owners, organizations and stakeholders to articulate their vision for the 15th Street road widening project and desires for new affordable housing, retail services, recreation space and job creation along the 15th Street, Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, and Deans Bridge Road corridor.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Elections 2012 Predictions

The following are the elections 2012 results predictions for November 6, with focus on races mostly in Augusta Richmond County. If we receive more results predictions by email 24 hours before elections we will add here from other races. As noticed those races with no challenges are not posted.
President: Barack Obama
   Congressional District 12th: John Barrow
      Richmond County Board of Education
         District 1: Marion Barnes
            District 8: Jimmy Atkins

Voter ID, Immigration, E-Verify and Identity Theft in SC

Gov. Nikki Haley has signed an executive order directing all of her Cabinet agencies to designate someone to cooperate with state Inspector General Patrick Maley on a new effort to improve the state's cyber-security. She's stated, "State government's fragmented approach to IT security makes South Carolina vulnerable to serious cyber and information breaches."

Friday, November 2, 2012

No Chance for Voter Fraud in SC

Officials in South Carolina are confident that the few voting fraud in the past will remain the same, thanks to the tough Voter ID law in place for the November 6 elections. The more of 3 millions Social Security numbers hacked presumably in August probably will not have any impact in the results. SC also have the tougher immigration law in the land with a especial unit going after workers with no permit to work. No "illegals" will have access to the polls.