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Duke Briscoe: Isn't a gas tax clearly the main mechanism for funding road development, perhaps with a few other less important sources thrown in? Other tax sources do not make economic sense - they avoid taking...
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cairopilots: @jtsim: I have two book shelves full of books of all kinds, put together by my wife who is deceased. Not sure what they are. You are welcome to come and take anything that suits your fancy. 706-549-...
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mpd0.59: It upsets me when victims don't press charges. They just gave a free pass to the perp to repeat the same crimes again, since he got away with it earlier. Chalk up another future victim due to...
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mpd0.59: The best chance they had was passing the TSPLOST, but most of the districts voted it down. Now the Republican legislature needs to find a way of passing a tax increase on the voters by making it...
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mpd0.59: We love the Classic Center.
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mpd0.59: A quiet leader with a nice-guy reputation, Mariota brought no off-field baggage to this Heisman ceremony. College football seriously needed a role model like Mariota. I hope the Ducks win it all.
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Kwijibo Junior: "Three of the most American writers are Mark Twain, Sinclair Lewis and John Steinbeck." You can't forget the Bard Of Baltimore, H.L. Mencken.
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@ Man reports losing $200 to thief Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:39

Kwijibo Junior: $200 ignorance tax.
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Kwijibo Junior: Raise the gas tax. Seventeen cents.
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Kwijibo Junior: "Christmas at The Classic Center brings spirit of the season to Athens" Unless you're an employee of Paul Cramer or one of his hand-picked contractors. Then it's Grinch all the way.
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@ Drug, trespass charges filed Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:25

Oistrakh: And the Ridge roles on and on
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leongalis: Myra, it doesn't look like the Georgia Student Health Survey is the creature of the state legislature. Here's an excerpt about it from the GA Board of Education web site: "The survey is offered at no...
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buchholzml: Hope they will also be protesting the AK-47 shooting of two police officers in Atlanta on Friday. "Two men accused of invading a home outside Atlanta opened fire on two police officers with an AK-47...
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Greg Benson: Thanks, Ed, for reminding a decreasingly literate readership that there are great books out there.
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LocPac: These students efforts are being totally misdirected. They along with Obama and black leaders need to start dealing with the real problem. That is, they need to start encouraging folks, both black...
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sdsacco: And there's more to the story...
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tomw: It's 1787 again, and Georgia legislators float down the Dnieper River past Potemkin village with Catherine the Great.
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beachbummed: Gurley should MAN UP. Another year at UGA would help his draft status and he owes his coach and teammates after his bull____ this year. He and Chubb would keep a fresh pair of legs on the field for 4...
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jtsim: @retiredandhappy: That won't happen. That would be admitting that there are problems within the black community that can only be solved by black people working together to make their own lives and...
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rcbljc: What a refreshing story! Nice alternative to what we've been reading about in sports lately.
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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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