The session, organized by Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers, was recorded by Athens-based Better Georgia.
Are public-private partnerships secretly evil? Are chambers of commerce conspiring with President Obama and the United Nations to destroy the American way of life? Is a mind-control technique known as Delphi being used to brainwash American citizens? These were arguments presented to Republican state senators last month in a session organized by Sen. Chip Rogers, who is now the outgoing Senate majority leader for Georgia. Fifty-two minutes of the session (see embedded video) were recorded by a volunteer for the Athens-based Better Georgia organization. The session was led by Field Searcy, whom the Marietta Daily Journal reports was booted from the Georgia Tea Party for promoting conspiracy theories. Among the highlights of the presentation…
Better Georgia is a progressive advocacy organization working on a variety of issues that concern Georgians.
Monday, October 1, 2012
By Bryan Long, director of Better Georgia Charter schools are often a great choice for students. But like most Georgians, we believe that decisions on how local education dollars should be spent ought to be made by parents in the communities where those students live and by the school boards they elect. On Nov. 6, you will be asked to vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ for an amendment to Georgia’s constitution. You are not voting for or against charter schools. Instead, you are voting for or against the creation of a new, costly, and unnecessary state bureaucracy. Vote ‘No’ to stop the creation of the new government agency. Over the past decade, our state government has cut more than $1 billion from the state budget in money that is sent to local …