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TeeWee: @PatrickD: I drew the conclusion from the President's statements to party leaders. So far as the kids are concerned,this is a family matter between the parents and their children. The parents who...
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mpd0.59: I thought folks in Oconee County were armed everywhere they go. These folks must have been from outside the county.
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Duke Briscoe: Looking forward to the Republicans' legislation about immigration. Business interests like the lower labor costs and exploiting workers who will not complain about working conditions, wage theft,...
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PatrickD: @TeeWee: How do you draw the conclusion that allowing amnesty for illegals to work in the United States because they have kids here gives them the right to vote when they aren't citizens? What does...
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TeeWee: @mpd0.59: I see nothing 'humane' when thousands of young people who fell off trains and trucks in response to the Presidents DreamAct announcement and the fact the Border Patrol were not turning...
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bobbidiboo: [quote][b]Athens Trojan[/b] - Looks like somebody in Augusta thought she was doing too good of a job and felt threatened. Morehead should get independent and hire her back. Given the choice of going...
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Glenu: Yes, Fran Tarkington I was there for his years at UGA- one thing no longer remembered about his prowess at QB was that he was called "the Magician". A very important aspect of his success- he always...
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TeeWee: @PatrickD: Oh c'mon Patrick, stop being naive. The prime reason for allowing foreign nationals into the USA was to gain a new Democrat voting block. That's why it was critical to provide them  with  ...
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snarkydude: I guess they'll have to "pass it to see what's in it" again. I guess Obama's not content with doubling the national debt in his two terms. Maybe he wants to try to triple it in the last two years....
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snarkydude: Excuse me, but this required "volunteerism" has nothing to do with graduating from college. This is just more namby-pamby feel-good nonsense. If I WANT to volunteer for something, I will do so....
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scarborj: This is another instance where you give someone an inch and they take a mile! Remember when Iraq would not allow inspectors checking for weapons of mass destruction into their country for a long...
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@ Drunken man arrested at Kroger Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:49

OCCountry: Dang, and waited until today to go grocery shopping and missed all the fun.
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@ Man charged with assaulting girlfriend Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:47

OCCountry: In the old days, police were the last people you had to call in these situations. Instead her brothers and dad showed up, beat the snot out of him, and explained that they better never have to come...
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Oistrakh: That`s nice, but how about a pipe organ for the School of Music.
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@ Woman tells police about sex videos Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:40

OCCountry: delete double entry
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@ Woman tells police about sex videos Thu, 01/29/2015 - 09:35

OCCountry: The issue here is that the video was even made. With all of the cases like this in the news, you would think that people would learn. A similar case like this was in the news last week, where...
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OCCountry: @Athens Trojan: That is showing your ignorance. First, by recovering the CSS Georgia, it will be another artifact for students to learn from much like the CSS Hunley and other ships that have been...
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mpd0.59: Humanity? Keeping the cost...
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dahreese: This woman is not the right person for this job.
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  • Andrew
    Shearer

    Blog: Watching movies by myself

    Summary:  I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. read more

  • Jim
    Thompson

    No cartoons on racism

    As you might imagine, the vast majority of the editorial cartoons available these days for publication through the syndicate which supplies cartoons to the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens are addressing the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer has touched off a number of demonstrations -- some peaceful, but many not at all peaceful, with tear gas fired by police officers and gunshots fired by some protester. read more

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