With the Beltline, Atlanta Wants to Become a New City

Originally posted on THE DIRT:
A bit more than 10 years ago, Ryan Gravel, a Georgia Tech architecture and urban planning master’s student, delivered a whopper of a thesis. His vision was to…



Originally posted on CNN Political Ticker:
(CNN) — The Senate failed to garner enough votes Thursday to stop a filibuster against Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel. Fifty-eight voted to move forward with the…



Originally posted on Zero Tolerance For Silence:
Today a headline. Tomorrow a footnote. Watch The President’s State of the Union or The Last Day in Chris Dorner’s Life? Both events are predictable, but…

Two men charged in death of Chicago girl

Chicago (CNN) – The teenager who police say shot and killed Chicago honor student Hadiya Pendleton was on probation for unlawful use of a firearm, Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Monday night.Michael Ward, 18,… Continue reading

President Obama to visit Decatur where its Greater| Political Insider | www.ajc.com

Posted: 7:46 a.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 Political Insider President Obama to visit Decatur learning center By Jim GallowayA first word on where President Barack Obama’s visit to Atlanta this week, from Decaturmetro.com:A note… Continue reading

Georgia to Execute Retarded Man Next Week

  Georgia Will Execute An Intellectually Disabled Man Next Week Unless The Supreme Court Intervenes While a series of procedural rulings have delayed execution for Warren Lee Hill, he faces imminent capital punishment by the… Continue reading

Parents of Hadiya Pendleton to attend State of The Union Address as guest of the President.

(CNN) – The parents of Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old Chicago girl shot and killed in Chicago last month, will be guests in first lady Michelle Obama’s box at Tuesday’s State of the Union, a… Continue reading

Obama (finally) coming to Chicago to ‘talk about the gun violence’

  By Ellen Jean Hirst, Naomi Nix and Jennifer Delgado Tribune reporters11:27 p.m. CST, February 10, 2013 President Barack Obama will visit Chicago on Friday, when he will discuss gun violence as he… Continue reading

Op-ed: LAPD killer is first drone target on U.S. soil

Will Christopher Dorner be a Victim of Obama’s Drone Policy? By Rob Kall (about the author) OpEdNews Op Eds 2/10/2013 at 16:10:20 From the story he tells, it may be the case that Christopher Dorner was… Continue reading

Pope Benedict to resign at the end of the month, Vatican says – CNN.com

Rome (CNN) – Pope Benedict XVI will resign on February 28, his spokesman Father Federico Lombardi told CNN Monday.The 85-year-old pope is resigning “because of advanced age,” Benedict told the cardinals of the Catholic… Continue reading

MSNBC’s Toure` embarrassed during Gun Debate

MSNBC’s Toure` has never been one to let logic get in the way of his arguments.  As previously shown, the commentator stated that he supports abortion rights because he knocked up a girl… Continue reading

JACKA** ALERT: Tea Partier Rips FLOTUS For Going To Hadiya Pendleton Service

 COLD PLACE IN HELL AWAITS FORMER REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN Making good on his threat/promise that he’s not going away, ex-Congressman Joe Walsh reared his head Friday morning to blast the first lady for traveling… Continue reading

Obama to bypass Congress, weighing executive actions on housing, gays and other issues

 By Zachary A. Goldfarb, Published: February 10 President Obama is considering a series of new executive actions aimed at working around a recalcitrant Congress, including policies that could allow struggling homeowners to refinance their… Continue reading