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TeeWee: @Used2baFreeCountry:      YES, you are very correct.  The Administration and some members of the Senate are trying to call the sentence in question a 'typo' or a 'glitch' (there are a lot of...
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snarkydude: @dahreese: My friend, the Tea Party did not put Deal up as their choice for governor. Deal is part and parcel of the Republican establishment here, just as he was in Washington. Karen Handel had...
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RedPantsDawg: So now 3 of the 4 thieves are or about to be no longer on the team. Taylor needs to learn that nothing is worth the consequences of putting your hands on a woman. Nothing. It is better to walk...
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TeeWee:      Traffic enforcement 101 teaches that you never, ever stand between two vehicles?   Always stand off to the side. Give yourself room to escape.  I have hand many friends get their careers cut...
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snarkydude: To quote Alfred E. Neumann of Mad Magazine, "What?? Me worry??" We don't have to worry, because the President will just ignore the law (again), and do what he wants (again) without regard to the...
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secone: @district8er: He'll be starting for Auburn or Louisville before the first game this season.
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Greg Benson: What? More angry tirades from angry white men hiding behind monikers? How utterly shocking.
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dahreese: "Georgia voters overwhelmingly approved a constitutional ban on gay marriage in 2004." Conservative's views are hard to change, even if they are wrong. That's why their called 'conservative.' And why...
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dahreese: @snarkydude: "None of the people involved even know what it means." Do you suppose the tea party knew what ethics meant when it put Deal up as their choice for governor?
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DanMatthews: @Kwijibo Junior: thanks for your plural possessive. The crux of the biscuit is indeed the apostrophe.
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Used2baFreeCountry: The article quotes the white house press secretary as follows: ". . . Congress intended for every eligible American to have access to tax credits that would lower their health care costs,...
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@ The Editor's Desk: No 'thuggery... Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:55

barryhollander: I voted this morning. No sign of Debbie. Maybe she's Doolittle, not Dooley.
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barryhollander: @The Oracle of the Athens Banner Herald: That's a good question, whether Nancy Grace will, um, grace us with her wacky presence. Given it's not so very far from Atlanta, I figure the program will be...
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Youmustbekidding: Without subsidies, the price of health insurance for millions of people in Georgia and the 35 other states with federally-run exchanges would rise sharply, making it generally unaffordable. So much...
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pokey: @OCCountry: No they don't. They are specifically excluded from the definition of a vessel in Title 52 of Georgia law, which is the Boating Safety Act.
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Fair and Balanced: @Kwijibo Junior: You'd have a hard time getting me to believe that this photo of Rachel Watkins is the same person in her ad on Flagpole.
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snarkydude: One more consistent point about liberals....everything with them is always highly charged with emotion. HATE is the new tactic. Anyone who disagrees with, or expresses an opinion which veers from...
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Used2baFreeCountry: @Joe Johnson: Thanks, glad to hear that!
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@ Glascos leaving softball program. Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:08

mike59: good luck to all
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snarkydude: [quote][b]nancy30683[/b] - "To those who can’t admit President Obama is, in reality, a moderate Republican...." LOL! You need to read no further than this statement to garner the gist of this op-ed...
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  • Andrew
    Shearer

    Blog: Can we please fix the Oscars?

    Summary:  Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. First, a few thoughts on the winners: read more

  • Joe
    Johnson

    Winter storm drama

    Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to Pinewood Estates North on a 911 call concerning a heated domestic dispute. it reportedly was an argument over the lack of heat and food in a family's trailer and a woman was threatening to stab anyone who tried to take away her 7-month-old child. State patrol responded also, from their post nearby on U.S. Highway 29 North. The situation apparently was resolved. An officer reported he was driving the woman and infant to another home in Athens. read more

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