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Athens Banner-Herald introduces All-Access Membership

@Chris White: I'm sorry Chris but I'm not willing to pay $118.56 a year for access to Online Athens. I stand by my original statement that online advertisers will see a drastic drop in traffic. If I were one of these advertisers I would want to decrease my cost in accordance with the percentage decrease in traffic. I hope you sign up enough people to offset the losses in advertising dollars Good luck as I will be out of here as soon as I have to pay.

posted @ Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 11:43

Athens Banner-Herald introduces All-Access Membership

In other words, "the only way to see us online is to buy our paper." Why would I need online access if I already had the print addition? The online advertisers will see a drastic decrease in traffic to the site and the number of people that do start buying print will not be nearly enough to make up for the loss in on line viewing. Just look at what happened to when they forced people to start using their Facebook profiles to comment on stories, I guarantee the number of people commenting went down at least 75%.

posted @ Sunday, January 19, 2014 - 11:04

Ohio killer's execution takes almost 25 minutes

I feel no sympathy for this sub-human. If he had the chance to meet his maker he received his final judgement.

posted @ Friday, January 17, 2014 - 09:27

Grantham on going to Louisville and the defense being 'backbone’ to winning SEC East

If it helps you sleep better at night Todd, just keep thinking that.

posted @ Friday, January 17, 2014 - 09:19

Fraternity booted off Ohio campus after pledge loses testicle

Just do a search on Fraternity/Sorority hazing and then ask yourself, "what good are these clubs?"

posted @ Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 08:13

2013 Banner-Herald Boys and Girls All-Area Cross Country Teams

Thanks for the update!

posted @ Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 10:41

2013 Banner-Herald Boys and Girls All-Area Cross Country Teams

The Westminster Christian girls team wins a State Title and none of the girls make this team? I find that hard to believe.

posted @ Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 09:59

In Hawaii, Obama tries for uninterrupted vacation

I'll be more than happy not to interrupt him....for 3 years! Stay as long in Hawaii as you want Barry

posted @ Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 08:38

Four officers lose job amid Winder PD cheating scandal

I'm amazed that, as we hold our military to high physical standards, there is obviously no minimum standards for law enforcement officers. I have often wondered how many fat and out of shape officers have resorted to using their weapons simply because they could not physically perform their jobs.

posted @ Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 08:07

Athens commission to consider bus fee, alternatives

I thought Dumocrats were all about sticking it to the "evil rich". I doubt any rich folks are going to be affected by this fare increase.

posted @ Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 07:50

Estrich: Senate no longer a functioning institution

This is the mechanism that will ultimately be used to take down 0Bamacare and the Dumocrats will have no one to blame but themselves.

posted @ Saturday, November 23, 2013 - 07:44

News media protest White House press access limits

This is hysterical. The liberal media crying because their "god" won't let them do their jobs. This is what happens when you show blind allegiance.

posted @ Friday, November 22, 2013 - 08:28

Fox says Bulldogs aren't 'a good enough defensive team' after loss to Davidson

It's hard to beat any team that shoots 41 free throws. Just ask Duke, that's how they win most of their games

posted @ Friday, November 22, 2013 - 08:25

30K sign petition demanding UGA stop training Obamacare navigators

“Most Georgians are not looking to escape from Obamacare. They are embracing Obamacare,” said Michael Smith, spokesman for the Democratic Party of Georgia.

Is he smoking crack with the Toronto mayor?

posted @ Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 23:48

Doctors are told to get serious about obesity

The BMI is a flaming pile of crap. I'm 5' 10" and weigh 213 lbs. I'm also a former college football player that is heavily muscled. All of my bloodwork looks great and, being a regular runner, I'm in great cardiovascular shape. All that being said, I can't get a decent rate on life insurance because of my BMI.

posted @ Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 08:15

Medal of Honor winner to be honored at Georgia game

I'm looking more forward to this then I am the game!

posted @ Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 09:23

Pennsylvania teacher charged in sex assault of student

Obama: 'I'm sorry' Americans are losing insurance

This "apology" is nothing more than trying to give cover to the Dumocrats who face reelection next year. I'm surprised the ego of this narcist let the words spill from his lying mouth. Remember this next November: not one single Republican voted for this train wreck called "0bamacare"

posted @ Friday, November 8, 2013 - 08:09

Pitts: Shutdown wasn't about Obamacare

Another article by Leonard Pitts written with his head up Barrys butt. Why does the ABH continue to give him space when we all know what the article is going to say before we ever read it: Republicans are evil racists and Obama is the greatest thing since sliced bread.

posted @ Monday, October 21, 2013 - 09:44

Mayor proclaims ‘Don’t text and drive day’ in Athens

How about a "Park and Ride Day"? Maybe we can get some use out of that ridiculous lot at the Loop and Lexington Rd.

posted @ Monday, October 21, 2013 - 09:35

For Obama, a frustrating health care rollout

I just feel terrible for Barry that he's frustrated about the rollout of a disastrous law. I don't know if I'll be able to sleep tonight worrying about him. I just wish the affects of this law would only be felt by the idiots that voted for this man, TWICE! Unfortunately we all have to suffer as the Socialist agenda of the left keeps marching on aided by the cheerleaders that call themselves journalists.

posted @ Monday, October 21, 2013 - 09:31

Richt doesn't comment on targeting calls, LB Jenkins says rule 'ruins the game'

This penalty is a godsend for any referees that may be betting on games

posted @ Monday, October 21, 2013 - 09:25

AT&T hopes to boost mobile access at Sanford Stadium

It's about damn time. I had better luck using my phone at Clemson and Verizon is their official provider.

posted @ Monday, October 21, 2013 - 09:15

Georgia Tech investigating 'rapebait' email

Can some one please tell me the merits of a fraternity?

posted @ Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 19:13

George Clooney hopes government shutdown ends soon

This is a ridiculous article and and absolute waste of space. The ABH should be ashamed that they actually uploaded this to their site.

posted @ Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 07:17

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