Casey Cagle loses his chief of staff

You’re about to hear that Bart Gobeil, chief of staff to Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, has accepted a position within the coming Deal administration.

Gobeil has served as Cagle’s top aide since 2008. Initial reports say the parting is amicable, and is not a result of Cagle’s troubled relations with Senate Republicans.

- By Jim Galloway, Political Insider

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24 comments Add your comment

chuck padden

December 7th, 2010
4:47 pm

So when Nathan Deal is convicted in Federal court, Casey becomes Governor and already has his man Bart trained for the top aide job. Good move, Casey.

Does anyone really care . . .

December 7th, 2010
4:56 pm

where all this trash ends up?

Mr. Bear

December 7th, 2010
5:14 pm

Will the last person out of Cagle’s office please turn the lights out?


December 7th, 2010
6:42 pm

I’m “about to hear?” Didn’t I just?


December 7th, 2010
7:42 pm

Something strange is going on???

Too many bumkins

December 7th, 2010
8:36 pm

Casey Cagle brings new meaning to the old expression dead man walking. When he was too afraid to run for Governor he sealed his fate as a viable political candidate in Georgia. He never seemed very centered anyway. Always had a nervous uneasy look in those wild eyes of his.


December 7th, 2010
9:43 pm

Why did we elect all these fools. Sonny the thief, Nathan the crook, Casey the stupid plaboy!!!


December 7th, 2010
10:12 pm

Well, all I have to say is none of you people even know Casey! He is the nicest man and very easy going and he knows his Georgians! I have known Casey for about 30 years, and he is still the nicest and smartest of all of the Dems and Republicans out there! That’s the way I feel and I am sticking to it!!!!! GO CASEY!


December 7th, 2010
10:15 pm

And, by the way Mike, Casey stupid???? You need to sweep around your own back door before you call other people stupid! You need to study up on your politics!


December 7th, 2010
10:17 pm

CASEY CAGLE! The BEST man for the job!!!! Yeah


December 7th, 2010
11:25 pm

Casey Cagle: when you need bank loans fast, he’s the man to call. Right Nathan?


December 8th, 2010
3:03 am

Better anyone in the Deal administration than another term of King Rat Barnes and Fat Boy Taylor………


December 8th, 2010
5:33 am

We have yet to elect a lifelng republican to high offic.


December 8th, 2010
6:08 am

Wondering where and how many of Casey’s girl friends are feeding from the taxpayers pockets?

Roy Barnes

December 8th, 2010
6:09 am

If you morons would have voted for me I would have given teachers the pay and respect they deserve, fully fund education, insure that UGA never lost another football game and cut taxes…and I would have been honored to be your Governor.

Logic 05

December 8th, 2010
6:10 am

ANYBODY is better than King Roy!

Fat Boy Taylor

December 8th, 2010
6:13 am

Don’t drag me into this.
Even I could not vote for King Roy.

Bill Orvis White

December 8th, 2010
7:58 am

While the Honorable Gov. Deal mans-up and makes the tough decisions, the Honorable Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will be there every step of the way to help. Sure, Lt. Gov. Cagle has a bright future ahead. So what? Is this a crime? Mr. Deal will fulfill his duties as a responsible governor for eight years and then Mr. Cagle is take the torch. These fine men will institute a culture of life, fiscal responsibility, a pro-growth pro-business agenda, family values, Christian religious freedom, solid roads, a water plan and a common sense energy plan that includes more nuclear reactors. All of these ideas creates job$! You secular progressive McFlys have no idea what’s in the Constitution – which was to give states powers to enact their own agendas. Mr. Deal and Mr. Cagle are just the folk to get the job done right. Starting in 2011, Georgia has a bright future.


Dealt a lossing hand

December 8th, 2010
8:25 am

Whatever. Georgia is just getting a glimpse of the Hall County mafia style politics as they shuffle their loyal followers around. Casey is a puppet. He has no real accomplishments outside of politics. Who wants to bet Deals financial troubles disappear and he is a millionaire before his term ends? Of course he won’t know how it happened because he is putting everything in a “blind trust”. LOL


December 8th, 2010
8:50 am

God’s favor upon mel


December 8th, 2010
9:40 am

You loonies will bitch about Jesse Jackson if he is ever elected to any thing.

Angry Voter

December 8th, 2010
12:01 pm

If the Republicans are angry with Casey Cagle, maybe he should switch parties and become a Democrat. That seems to be a nifty trend for the Republicans right now: Switch parties!


December 9th, 2010
9:54 am

Bill Orvis White is a racist masquerading as a Christian. He believes Georgia and the other states of the confederacy should secede from thje Union (again). Now, what does that tell you about that nutjob?

Bill, Georgia can’t afford a war against the United States of America.

Bill Orvis White

December 10th, 2010
1:13 pm

Wrong. Supporters of the Southern Coalition of the United States are not racist by any means. My best friend, Roosevelt is a fine African-American man who is a huge supporter of this coalition idea. WE THE PEOPLE in the South feel that the federal government in Washington has grown way too much and has invaded our decisions down here. This is not about returning to the Confederacy which was right in its day when it came to how the North was using our dollar$ for its own gain. We’re in a similar position today. From Texas to the GA Coast up to Tennessee and down to Louisiana and Florida, we thrive better than the rest of the country. If these great states banded together to say, “We are going to be a force of one where we state the trade issues, currency, health care laws, enviro laws and education.” For far too long, Washington politicians have been dictating a rabidly liberal secular ideals down our throats. Folk like me and Roosevelt say enough is enough. Enough of Bawney Frank handing out home loans to deadbeats. Enough of Nancy Wiccan Pelosi forcing debauchery down our throats. Enough of Hussein Obama raising taxe$ on us! Enough of Harry Reid telling us that we’re stupid. If you love your state and country, then you would be a supporter of the Southern Coalition of the United States. Am I nuts? I’m nuts about freedom. I’m nuts about jobs. I’m nuts about opportunity. I’m nuts about prosperity for all!