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bertisdowns: Pearson/Gates/Bloomberg testing/evaluation "reform" rackets on the one hand (winning for now) and enlightened whole child approaches like Montessori and community schools on the other hand don't...
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@ Jewish UGA students are upset Thu, 10/23/2014 - 07:22

Kwijibo Junior: I drive by and wave every once in a while. But I won't stop - got to think of my image, you know. I wouldn't want to get spuriously banned with no explanation again.
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@ Bomb threat targets Athens Walmart Thu, 10/23/2014 - 07:20

mpd0.59: If you don't get Swatted, you get Walmarted.
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OconeeJoe: It's a good thing he survived, otherwise the cops couldn't load him down with citations.
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Kwijibo Junior: @Severin: Why would anyone get murdered for something that any skillethead can grow in his own back yard or closet? People get murdered over money, not marijuana. Take out the money aspect, and...
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Kwijibo Junior: It's a good reason to vote against Mr. Deal,...
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Severin: [quote][b]GaltMeister[/b] - We can all sleep well at night, knowing that these people growing flowers are now behind bars and can no longer hurt anyone with in this victimless crime. Good job Barrow...
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yeti: Do the alumni of UNC care more about the academic reputation of their alma mater, or do they care more about their UNC sports prowess? You expect this from Auburn and FSU, but UNC has a good academic...
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dawgette: Not sure how you assume they aren't standing behind Bauerle unless you work there and are involved in the case. From what we know from newspapers, this was a case of possible academic fraud, far...
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@ Man fakes doctor's excuse Thu, 10/23/2014 - 05:46

jtsim: @crissy9323: I agree. Athens does seem to have more than it's share of stupid people. Another reason I'm glad I don't live in Athens.
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@ Man fakes doctor's excuse Thu, 10/23/2014 - 01:29

crissy9323: Stupid, Stupid, Stupid. Only in Athens, GA
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GaltMeister: I say let them go and what happens to them happens to them. Nothing like learning from experience. If they find themselves in trouble there, then oh well. They can always be introduced to drone...
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BehindEnemyLines: What needs to be "boosted" are all of the worthless (or worse) left wing-nuts that infest local politics. But that's Berkeley-on-the-Oconee for you, a disgrace to common sense.
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bertisdowns: Comment #1 here actually seems like a pretty good closing argument for Jason Carter for Governor, IMHO of course. Nice job-- Meanwhile back to reality-- here is what many people support, the...
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@ Jewish UGA students are upset Wed, 10/22/2014 - 20:51

jtsim: The new landlady thought she was getting one of them gated places with a golf course with a bunch of rich uppity liberals. When she found out she got a trailer park with gun toting bible thumping...
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jtsim: @Oistrakh: Maybe it was a speling error and not grammar.
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jtsim: @Hawaii Five O: Chain gang my azz. Try probation. Kids know that nothing is going to be done and it won't change when they grow up. If they live that long.
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GaltMeister: We can all sleep well at night, knowing that these people growing flowers are now behind bars and can no longer hurt anyone with in this victimless crime. Good job Barrow County.
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retiredandhappy: What has flu shots got to do with Ebola?
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random_name: The council is not bound by the recommendation from this committee of bimbos *well, OK, Girtz would be a Himbo). Apparently there was no representation by the downtown businesses, or the good Athens...
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    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

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    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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