Roy Barnes, from my hometown here in Mableton, ran on a ticket to leave our flag flying. He took the donations ($16 million minimum), and treacherously changed our flag without any public input. In my opinion, AIPAC was grooming him to be the next president. There were at least 80 of us flagging Barnes at the governors mansion when AIPAC was having their $10,000/plate dinner. His flag, Rag 1, probably cost him the presidency when AIPAC saw that he couldnt carry his own state of Georgia and that we citizens were outraged at his lies.
Here comes Sonny Perdue, who promised us a vote on our 56 flag as he took our money, our sign installation work, our flyer work, our protests against King Roy, and our proliferation of his King Rat movie. From the very beginning he had his floor leaders pushing his flag, and he never planned for us to get a vote on the peoples flag. We were betrayed further when Perdue the Liar signed HB 380, making his flag the new state flag without we the people having any say.
In the spring we will not get a vote, except on the Barnes Rag I and the Perdue Rag II.
But, like South Carolina, we intend to keep booting governors until we get one who doesnt sell us out to the billionaires in the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce.
We cant compete on the donation side, but we the people can certainly boot governors who sell us out in our great state of Georgia where the parties are about equal in numbers.
Elijah S. Coleman
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