Georgia On My Mind

...and not in a good way. Normally, I've titled posts like these in the past something on the order of "why is it always my state," but in truth, this time, Georgia is hardly alone in diverting funds from the foreclosure fraud settlement into areas other than their intended target (distressed mortgage-holders). Still, it's cold comfort to know that the Republican governors of quite a few states...

Plus Ça Change…

(cross-posted at Offsprung) I was going to title this post "Meet The New Boss, Same As The Old Boss." But in truth, although the House of Representatives changed hands dramatically last Tuesday, that doesn't make John Boehner or the GOP "the new boss." In reality, Obama is still "boss" - if anyone is in our checks-and-balances system. The Senate is still in Democratic hands, albeit less firmly...