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@ Deal, Carter, Hunt clash in debate Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:52

sgdog1: @marshalld: A crook is always a crook. Rookies learn. Just look at UGA's freshmen tailbacks.
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TeeWee: Here It comes.  In response to the ham handed way that this administration is managing a public  health care crisis, they point fingers and deflect  blame.  The nurses who caught Ebola we're thrown...
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@ Elderly Athens man robbed Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:45

OCCountry: Thieves who robbed elderly people should be flogged, taken to the town square naked in an open vehicle and tarred and feathered.
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Mark Farmer: "Frankel and three other writers are also scheduled to speak about what journalistic courage means during a symposium at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication." Such as the...
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@ Man steals TV from Athens Target Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:37

OCCountry: @mpd0.59: I want a name. I wonder this is the same guy that was arrested and banned from Walmart on Lexington road last year. May indeed have a serial thief.
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TeeWee: Because DUI enforcement is such a cash cow for the agency, officers, lawyers, courts and treatment providers law enforcement often assumes a person has been drinking to explain any odd behaviour.  ...
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Swami-108: Just checked my hometown news paper (the largest town in Van Buren County and only miles from Hartford and Paw Paw [the county seat]), and there was no mention of this incident.
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OCCountry: Not the largest falls in GA, but about 90-100 feet in three drops. First one is about 50-60 feet. Photographed this falls years ago and comes down and through a very tight gap in a cliff face....
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@ Man steals TV from Athens Target Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:16

mpd0.59: Good point, plus the use of the word "robbery" is incorrect. Definition of rob: to take property...
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OCCountry: Did she miss the S in BARS and not BAR? You can't make this stuff up.
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mpd0.59: A political plum for the politician. Who's the group's czar?
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@ Deal, Carter, Hunt clash in debate Mon, 10/20/2014 - 08:03

marshalld: A crook, a rookie and a guy who has no chance at all had a debate. Who won...no one. Who lost...citizens of Georgia.
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marshalld: The Ebola virus must have promised a campaign contribution.
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@ Deal, Carter, Hunt clash in debate Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:55

mpd0.59: I've seen a couple of recent polls, and they have Deal and Carter both tied around 45%. A Rasmussen poll showed Deal ahead by 6%, but I don't trust Rasmussen, as it has a conservative bias and is...
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@ Charen: 'Equal pay for women' isn... Mon, 10/20/2014 - 07:16

cyou299: yeah, 'triumph of spin'.
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@ Deal, Carter, Hunt clash in TV debate Sun, 10/19/2014 - 23:15

Beck: It is important to remember that Deal left his seat in Congress to avoid ethics charges brought by fellow U.S. Representatives.
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proftom: Thanks Ed for the commentary. Don't always see it your ways, but it is good to have commentary here in GA that is not strictly all the normal party line thinking.
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proftom: Keep it up and the commentary from the front lines coming Myra.
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Swami-108: Diabetic Coma? Stroke? They could resemble intoxication. This Spring, the police followed a wrong-way driver from Hwy 29 down Prince Ave. with lights and siren on the whole way, and the driver...
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    Blog: Watching movies by myself

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    No cartoons on racism

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