Our lo­cal gov­ern­ments need to get bold

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On Face­book, I fol­low a philoso­pher here at the Univer­sity of Ge­or­gia who of­ten writes about how our lo­cal gov­ern­ment doesn’t strike hard enough back at some of the hideous laws that are vom­ited out of our state Leg­is­la­ture. Irami Osei-Frim­pong has many good ideas, but this is one of the eas­i­est for me to re­peat, and I feel it is some­thing our lo­cal gov­ern­ment should be do­ing: fight back harder against statewide laws that are ba­si­cally crap.

Some of the ex­cre­ment that comes at us from be­neath the Gold Dome in­cludes not be­ing able to set our own lo­cal min­i­mum wage laws. In spite of Repub­li­cans be­liev­ing in lo­cal con­trol of things, the min­i­mum wage is some­thing they con­sider the

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