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snarkydude: The first Republican primary was held in Georgia in 1970. The first major run at a state-wide office by a Republican was by Bo Callaway in 1966. People have forgotten that this state was once a...
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CharlesB: @TeeWee: Thank you for your posts and for trying to help others. I appreciate you.
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AbidingDude: If you have to keep reinventing yourself, then you proabably are not made of anything of real value.
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AbidingDude: Even when talking on the phone, you can look both ways...
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snarkydude: We sure wouldn't want to infringe on the rights of someone convicted of murder, would we?
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@ Paul: Night sky is vital resource Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:32

Duke Briscoe: I wonder if our light pollution which spreads out so widely is having more impacts than we are aware of, disturbing the lives of the natural animals and plants. There is some human evidence that...
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Oh my word: The Stop and Shop on Danielsville Road is always the first place I think of when I want to buy a good steak.
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grove600: Aye. An immigrant exchange. Sounds good.
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snarkydude: "Shamal"?? Bet I can guess.
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snarkydude: One word: Depends. At my convenience store several years ago, I caught two young women who squatted down between the aisles, and went on the floor. I gave them a mop and made them clean it up....
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snarkydude: I posted this idea last week. I think it is a great idea. We need to swap an equal number of welfare and/or homeless parasites for these people. Let IRC find a host country that is willing to take...
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@ 2nd & Charles opens Thursday in Athens Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:44

snarkydude: Maybe I can finally convince my wife to get rid of some of that crap she's been saving for years.
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RoyBoy: I hope there is more to this story as it is a scary thing to think someone of legal age cannot sit on the front steps of a house or apartment on private property and drink alcohol. It would appear...
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barryhollander: @OCCountry: The point isn't whether the reporters like or dislike the death penalty, it's public access to perhaps the ultimate governmental act -- the official taking of a life.
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@ EPA to host youth symposium in Atlanta Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:27

TeeWee: @PatrickD:      I'm not sure in today's world it is  always wise to allow a child or a young person to experience or to see the world from all angles. I wouldn't want my grand daughter to do the...
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@ Today's editorial cartoon Mon, 08/25/2014 - 15:13

AbidingDude: You just can't put a price tag on some things..
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AbidingDude: Nice to hear that these crazies are being denounced by mainstream Islam. Once your religious ideals make murder acceptable, you probably have gone off the deep end...
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@ EPA to host youth symposium in Atlanta Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:32

PatrickD: @TeeWee: interesting how there is always a dramatic back story to support your claims. Interesting, indeed. But it is always best to allow your child to see the world from ALL angles and allow them...
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OCCountry: Now that is scary. Guess I'll remember to be sure blade bolts are tight.
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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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