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RoyBoy: Unfortunately, we live in a consumer age which promotes personal comfort and convenience over respect for our earth. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/26/opinion/choking-the-oceans-with-plasti...
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mpd0.59: For all you rightwingers, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel is a former Marine (1967-1970). In 2003 he was nominated by George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as federal judge.
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makeitso: Why can't climate scientists and the many enviornmental groups come together and start an all out research effort to find an alternative non polluting energy source to power our homes, factories,...
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retiredandhappy: One game at a time Mason, just play the next one and any championship will happen if you play good enough
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mpd0.59: Don't you love it when an artist starts on time.
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sweept: hoping it wont take attacks here in the US to get the ball rolling, but it's looking more and more like it will.
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tgb: @dahreese: Yes the US has had strange bedfellows (like Stalin for example) over time but America is by far the most generous nation on this earth and has done more to spread freedom than any other...
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dahreese: @snarkydude: I feel certain that your 'life experience' 'remembers' that the Shah came to power in 1953, under the presidency of Eisenhower, and in doing so a rising a democratically elected...
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@ Today's editorial cartoon Fri, 08/29/2014 - 20:23

jtsim: I think this cartoon has it bassackwards. I had rather see a nine year old girl learning how to shoot than one that wants to look like Miley Slutus.
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@ Today's editorial cartoon Fri, 08/29/2014 - 18:49

TeeWee:      We began carrying guns when we were about 10 years old.   Parents taught us at a very early age the responsibilities of gun ownership. When we had shoot outs with people at the end of the road...
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TeeWee:    It would appear that Jordan takes their borders seriously.  Unlike the Obama Administration, they take control of their borders.   According the the United Nations over 35,000 Syrian refugees are...
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Oistrakh: I kept some pain pills left over from surgery, `glad I did when an ear infection came on suddenly. `good to have on hand in extreme cases, you never know...
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TeeWee:       Remember, all the money used to pay overtime to the GSP and local police this holiday and others comes from the Highway Trust Fund.  This is the money we pay for every gallon of gasoline which...
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TeeWee:      This is the second incident in which a  state is being dictated to by the federal government.  A part of the $29 million was taken from Oklahoma taxpayers.  Now the Feds will not give the money...
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snarkydude: @mpd0.59: Somebody had to propose these cuts, even though they were just cuts in proposed spending increases. Leadership starts at the top, or as in Obama's case, the lack of leadership. You can...
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snarkydude: @dahreese: I suppose you forgot that Jimmy Carter supported the Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran over the Shah....who kept order, as you said, with an iron hand. I guess YOUR "life experience" has...
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electroman: so not wearing a seatbelt can " potentially cause a traffic crash" hmmm, i have to assume an educated person said this. "concentrated and high visibility patrols" i guess thats opposed to...
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dahreese: I think it's green colored.
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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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