December 2, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: December 2, 2022

It’s Friday! Friday’s Freshest: Atlanta is No. 1 again, but not for a desirable reason. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that no other large American city has higher income inequality than […]

November 29, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: November 25, 2022

It’s Friday! Friday’s Freshest: Georgians are faced with serious problems that affect their daily lives, their futures and their children’s futures. Some of them are urgent and require attention and […]

November 18, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: November 18, 2022

It’s Friday! Friday’s Freshest: Georgia, like much of the nation, faces a severe housing shortage. Build-to-rent homes may offer a solution, but why are some Georgia communities trying to ban […]

November 14, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: November 11, 2022

It’s Friday! Friday’s Freshest: Today is Veterans Day. In this week’s commentary, investigative journalist Chris Butler shares his thoughts on how Americans currently view the holiday. Many veterans feel overlooked, […]

November 7, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: November 4, 2022

It’s Friday! Friday’s Freshest: In this week’s commentary Director of Policy and Research Chris Denson reflects on the perplexing reasons behind the recent closure of Wellstar Atlanta Medical Center and what it will mean for […]

October 21, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: October 21, 2022

It’s Friday! Quotes of Note “Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.” –Arthur Schopenhauer “When the whole world is […]

August 5, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: August 5, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “My most prized possession was my library card from the Oakland Public Library.” -Bill Russell 1934-2022 “Science is not a boy’s game, it’s not a […]

July 29, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: July 29, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “The thing I remember best about successful people I’ve met all through the years is their obvious delight in what they’re doing… and it seems […]

July 22, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: July 22, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip.” –Winston Churchill “Identifying […]

July 8, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: July 8, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.” –Peter Marshall […]

June 24, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: June 24, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance.” –Albert Einstein “The reason so many people misunderstand so many issues is not that these issues […]

June 17, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: June 17, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “Since there is no such entity as ‘the public,’ since the public is merely a number of individuals, the idea that ‘the public interest’ supersedes […]

June 3, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: June 3, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note“One of the most cowardly things ordinary people do is to shut their eyes to facts.” – C. S. Lewis “The most improper job of any […]

May 27, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: May 27, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note“Duty, honor, country. These three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.” – Gen. Douglas MacArthur […]

May 20, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: May 20, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “Was not necessity the plea of every illegal exertion of power or exercise of oppression?… Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. […]

May 13, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: May 13, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “The greatest evils in the world will not be carried out by men with guns, but by men in suits sitting behind desks.” – C.S. […]

May 6, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: May 6, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “Happiness does not come from a job. It comes from knowing what you truly value, and behaving in a way that’s consistent with those beliefs […]

April 29, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: April 29, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” – Seneca “To use many words to communicate few thoughts is everywhere the unmistakable sign of mediocrity. […]

April 22, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: April 22, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” – Stephen Hawking “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If […]

April 15, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: April 15, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note“You know, the very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. They don’t alter their views to fit the facts. They alter the […]

April 8, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: April 08, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note“Personal independence is a virtue…but there can be no independence without a large share of self-dependence, and this virtue cannot be bestowed, it must be developed […]

April 1, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: April 1, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note“April 1st: This is the day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three-hundred and sixty-four.” -Mark Twain “Today is April […]

March 25, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: March 25, 2022

While time is ticking on filing your 2021 taxes, the conversation at the Gold Dome has been all about what the 2024 tax year will look like in Georgia.

March 11, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: March 11, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note“When the rich wage war, it’s the poor who die.” -Jean-Paul Sartre “Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it.” -Jonathan Swift “It is easier […]

March 4, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: March 04, 2022

This week, legislators introduced a bill to lower and flatten the state’s personal income tax rate.

February 25, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: February 25, 2022

In his weekly column, Kyle Wingfield debunks some popular claims by school choice opponents about private school.

February 18, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: February 18, 2022

In this week's commentary, Kyle Wingfield explores the data of a 40-year-old GBI study, and what it might mean for today's conversation on the topic.

February 11, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: February 11, 2022

In the wake of the Omicron surge, Atlanta school districts are now reporting a steep drop in positivity rates.

February 4, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: February 04, 2022

As housing prices continue to skyrocket, our latest study identifies the cost of regulatory compliance as a large factor.

January 28, 2022 • Friday Facts

Friday Facts: January 28, 2022

It’s Friday!  Quotes of note “The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded.” – Charles de Montesquieu “How strangely will the […]