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@ FBI should accept pot-smoking hackers Wed, 01/28/2015 - 22:12

GaltMeister: If the FBI wants to be so morally, ethically right, then the next step from them would to be to ban applicants who consume alcohol, nicotine and caffeine as these are mind/attitude altering drugs as...
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Oistrakh: After what happened just 2 years ago involving Vandy football players, why would any body want to go there?
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Beck: If Athens wants to keep a medical education presence, good citizens need to make their voices heard. There is an element elsewhere in the state that would like to prevent UGA from offering medical...
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OCCountry: We need some retired military Seargents and Football coaches to turn punks like this over too. No questions asked no rules just guys who have spent their lives making real men, teaching these kids...
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Rita Raines: Perhaps it is time to move a police substation out to RR. I am sure that some of the people that live there would like the protection and the peace of mind.
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OCCountry: Time to be sure our officers have body cams so they are not afraid to permanently remove these thugs from the local criminal element.
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jtsim: Can a person not just watch the damn game on TV. Have we become that addicted to our phones and facebook?
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@ Crisp: Middle East issues are nuanced Wed, 01/28/2015 - 18:41

dahreese: @swimdawg68: There's a "wussy" in your mirror ("lightweight"). "This guy" has done his homework. He is not writing "off the cuff." He has knowledgeable, experienced sources, "Sandra Mackey and...
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TeeWee: @jtsim: Many people invested a lot of money with Madoff. Now they have none. ;-(
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jtsim: @TeeWee: I have a little money that Madoff could help me invest. I got my eye on a bridge that may be for sale.
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jtsim: You can tell by the look on his face he ain't worried one bit.
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jtsim: @swimdawg68: One of the best comments I have read on this subject yet.
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@ Herschel's Kitchen closed Wed, 01/28/2015 - 17:52

Dr_Strangelove: Good food, Good prices, Good service Have all three and your restaurant will thrive. Have two and your restaurant will survive. Have one or none and your restaurant will dive. It's Dr. Strangelove's...
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TeeWee: @sweept: Many people resort to emotion rather than relying on hard data. Wouldn't you think though that after all these years, the failed models and the predictions that did not hold true and with...
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TeeWee: @melquiades: No I didn't miss that and it was expected because there was a strong belief that NOAA and NASA were straining to adjust readings upward a few thousands of a degree to fit the template of...
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snarkydude: In order to understand what the middle class needs, you have to BE one of the middle class. NONE of these elitists (of either party) have the first clue about how the middle class lives or what it...
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@ Ex-boyfriend suspected in burglary Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:24

DanMatthews: Time to change the locks on your door
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melquiades: @sweept: So are you intending satire? If so, it's feeble, as no one who understands science and climate would ever tolerate something as stupid as only humans can affect climate...certainly, anyone...
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sweept: @TeeWee: you missed the memo teewee... there is no other way that the climate could change except for human driven methods..... youre being narrow minded in believing that other things can cause...
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@ Crisp: Middle East issues are nuanced Wed, 01/28/2015 - 13:28

PatrickD: Forced? No one is forcing you to live in America.
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    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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    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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