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    Morning Bell: A Cyber Wake-Up Call

    Since July 20, Internet security experts have been tracking coordinated cyber attacks on Georgia’s Internet infrastructure. It is still unclear to what extent the Russian military directly carried out these attacks, but two things are known for sure: 1) the traffic patterns and servers used in the attack are “overwhelmingly … More

    One-Sided View of War in Russia

    The end of on-the-air broadcasts of Voice of America couldn’t come at worse time: Russia is providing an utterly skewed and one-sided picture of the war in Georgia domestically, while the Internet has only 15% to 18% penetration, limited primarily to medium and large cities. Russia’s online audience is mostly … More

    Morning Bell: Why Georgia Matters

    Details on the current state of Russia’s invasion of Georgia are still hard to verify at this point. The last 12 hours have seen news of both a claim by Russia that it has stopped the violence, but also many reports that Russian forces continue to push deep into Georgia … More

    Morning Bell: The Russian Threat to Peace

    “As I write, Russia is waging war on my country,” Georgia President Mikheil Saakashvili begins his Wall Street Journal op-ed. He continues: On Friday, hundreds of Russian tanks crossed into Georgian territory, and Russian air force jets bombed Georgian airports, bases, ports and public markets. Many are dead, many more … More

    Morning Bell: A Bright Spot in Education Reform

    With more than 100 House Republicans voting for a farm bill that betrays every conservative principle about governing, it is no wonder conservatives are disillusioned about Republican prospects this November. However, while liberals are already scoring victories for protectionism, judicial activism, and union power, there has been one bright spot … More

    Common Sense Proving Not So Common in Georgia

    Last month we blogged on the remarkable progress Georgia had recently made in advancing equal opportunity in school choice. But now it appears that Gov. Sonny Perdue (R) is becoming a barrier to successful reform. Redstate‘s Erick Erickson reports: Georgia House Bill 881 is legislation in Georgia to help improve … More

    More School Choice in Georgia

    ATLANTA — Georgia state Rep. David Casas, speaking to conservative activists from across the country this morning at The Heritage Foundation’s Resource Bank, described how a broad coalition in Georgia helped bring school choice to special needs children and put a bill to give school choice tuition tax credits to all children on Gov. … More