Just how patriotic was Jefferson? 

Some old guy with combed back gray hair pontificating from government halls about how government can solve all of our problems? Nope. In fact, when Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence he was still in his early 30s and was anything but “the establishment.” He was brash, some might have said irreverent, outspoken, and…

Officials who violate Sunshine Law will have to pay

Public officials who violate the state’s Open Meetings Act and who withhold public records are going to have pay — and pay dearly — because of action by the Georgia General Assembly. While lawmakers in many states have failed to enact real penalties for violations of the “Sunshine Law,” the Georgia Press Association (GPA) reported…