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Brittanicus: Legal immigration is a positive aspect that rejuvenates the population of America, even though it’s got to the point of overwhelming the restriction on numbers. Whereas the illegal alien invasion...
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dahreese: "Iran is a rogue nation, and should not have a nuclear bomb. Anyone who thinks they are developing their nuclear capability for power generation only is a complete and utter fool." Perhaps the utter...
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Gashrink: It's a sad day for the medical school that she is being forced out. They admit she did an outstanding job since eh has been here but they think someone else "can take it to another level". It looks...
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@ Bill would allow ads on school buses Thu, 01/29/2015 - 19:48

retiredandhappy: Distracting! Leave it alone.
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gaylegayle: She is definitely being forced out. I do not know her but from people who work with her tell me, she is a breath of fresh air and has done so much to integrate the medical school into the Athens...
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gaylegayle: She is definitely being forced out. I do not know her but from people who work with her tell me, she is a breath of fresh air and has done so much to integrate the medical school into the Athens...
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jtsim: @Athens Trojan: This ship is a part of our American history and I think they still teach it in school. History is part of an education. Here's your sign.
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jtsim: @marshalld: It is to some of us. These are just more stupid people for us to make fun of. And there ain't no shortage of stupid people.
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@ Bill would allow ads on school buses Thu, 01/29/2015 - 18:39

jtsim: Madison County is already doing this. There is a bus parked in front of the BOE with a big sign saying they are wanting to hire bus drivers.
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proftom: You could use the same smoke and mirrors claim and just raise the gas tax to where it would have been had there been inflation adjustments in place since the last rise. That is as much a justifiable...
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snarkydude: The current leader of Iran has stated before (and bragged about) using delaying tactics and negotiation as a stalling method while they improve their attempts to develop a nuclear weapon. "Yes, Iran...
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@ Bill would allow ads on school buses Thu, 01/29/2015 - 17:40

Rita Raines: I don't see why not. If the money will actually go into the local school budget. It's not as if the students don't see ads now.
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@ Bill would allow ads on school buses Thu, 01/29/2015 - 17:40

Rita Raines: I don't see why not. If the money will actually go into the local school budget. It's not as if the students don't see ads now.
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bobbidiboo: Time for open season on thugs with no bag limit.
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grove600: @mpd0.59: If people how conceal carry were to shoot everyone who was an (insert filtered word for the grammar police) there's be a ton of bodies. Surprisingly, a lot of people who carry are more...
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writer2011: Saying it's a personnel matter is not acceptable at this letter. People deserve an answer as to why she is leaving. Simple as that.
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grove600: .....and I'll add: from watching "reality" TV, where backstabbing and cut throating is the standard by which you win....see also "deflate gate".
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grove600: They learn it from watching the pundits on TV yell at (actually over) each other, and they see politicians...
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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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