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marshalld: Again...another person violating the terms of their employment and falling on the "freedom of religion" defense. It seems anyone who would have set up a Bible study for former inmates, many of whom...
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OconeeJoe: They should ask for a refund.
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Greg Benson: My ten-year-old stepdaughter asked, "How are they going to repay him?" It's a good question.
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@ Pig blamed for Central Texas house fire Sat, 01/24/2015 - 08:55

OCCountry: Sounds like it is time to smoke some pork butt.
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OCCountry: @melquiades: Hopefully they also have a very long prison sentence so they can really enjoy there soon coming fate.
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marshalld: Deal caved in to the religious right on the manufacture of marijuana here in Georgia. It's comforting to know their religion helps decide what is available to people with medical needs in Georgia....
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marshalld: @mpd0.59: Probably in a panic, afraid and did not know what to do.
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@ NeSmith: A story in every life Sat, 01/24/2015 - 08:04

jtsim: This is the kind of conversation that is going by the wayside. Social media is replacing face to face talks with old friends over a plate of barbecue. I have a few old friends that may not be with me...
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melquiades: The 'everybody does it' defense eh? It won't work in court, and will work against them when facing the common fate of rapists in prison
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Skipnchurch: Why not just buy it at the retail store in alps - oops - wrong state
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@ Editorial cartoon for Jan. 23 Sat, 01/24/2015 - 06:20

swimdawg68: It is hard to watch CNN (Clinton News Network), MSNBC has more far left radicals Mr.Sharpton the racist, Miss Madow the lesbian, Miss Mika on Morning Joe who puts on her knee pads when talking about...
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@ Ponnuru: Republicans don't need to '... Sat, 01/24/2015 - 06:02

swimdawg68: Besides giving them free bread bags, let's give them all free cars so they can drive to free college with their free cell phones, that would certainly make all the left wing loons happy.
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swimdawg68: "old Hillary" has made a few bucks with speaking engagements, not to mention the money she has received from Wall Street. Interesting how Dupuy fails to mention any democrats and only chastises...
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crissy9323: Can't fix stupid.
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@ State prisoner suspected in DOT theft Fri, 01/23/2015 - 23:38

OCCountry: Well it would appear that trying to reform this guy failed.
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@ N.C. man arrested for DUI in Athens Fri, 01/23/2015 - 23:36

OCCountry: DUI arrest are quite common in ACC. We usually don't get these written up in the blotter. Good reminder as to why people should not drink and drive.
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OCCountry: @dahreese: Instead of driving a bus I spent years studying and completing multiple degrees so I would never have to take a job just for insurance, My statement was not a complaint, only a statement...
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OCCountry: Old trick that is common in Atlanta. The real question is why they did not check ownership records prior to mailing money and not after, These records are now on line.
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@ Editorial cartoon for Jan. 23 Fri, 01/23/2015 - 22:26

tomw: @TeeWee: Yes.
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    No cartoons on racism

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