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NAACP plans Atlanta rally to protest Zimmerman acquittal

Two Hundred Bikers
Enter a police checkpoint
Only nine exit.

posted @ Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 12:06

Man indicted on murder charge for Stonehenge shooting in west Athens

Murder in Stonehenge?
Must be a drug deal gone bad.
Say it ain't so, Joe.

posted @ Friday, January 25, 2013 - 23:24

Ex-House speaker accused of having gun at airport

Leave your guns at home.
Even versus an ex-pol
The TSA wins.

posted @ Friday, January 25, 2013 - 23:21

Atlanta officer says he hit suspect in face

Just smacked in the face?
Suspend this officer now!
Learn to SHOOT in face.

posted @ Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 21:56

Bibb Co. drug bust yields 20 pounds of marijuana

With this weed now gone,
What to do in Macon now?
Officially NOTHING.

posted @ Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 21:53

Georgia poised for economic growth in 2013, says UGA business dean

Post Great-Recession,
Even a year of bad growth
Is an improvement.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 21:51

Trader Joe's raises price of 'Two-Buck Chuck'

Two buck fifty Chuck?
Doesn't have quite the same ring.
Still beats PBR.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 21:42

Atlanta man sentenced in cocaine trafficking

To my dearest Son:
You are a disappointment.
From your loving dad.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 17:44

Seau's family sues NFL over brain injuries

Since Pop Warner league
Encouraged by family
If payday comes in.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 17:40

Winder woman injured in Bogart wreck

Truck versus Hyundai?
"Unavailability"
Is better than death.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 17:39

Admitted Athens cop killer could get wish to act as own attorney

Proof to judge Hood is
Knowing and intelligent?
Highly unlikely.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 17:36

Deal sets aside $4.3 million for state archives

$4.3 million?
What is the cost to scan and
Upload to Dropbox?

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 12:25

Freezing rain, sleet possible in parts of Georgia

Freezing rain and sleet:
EVERYBODY PANIC NOW!!
Stock your bread and milk.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 11:48

2 Ga. students selected for Senate Youth Program

Smart students go up.
Morons in DC "teach" them.
Dumb students come back.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 11:46

Sugar Hill boy threatens to kill classmates with knife

Old chinese proverb:
Sticks and stones may break my bones,
But knife cuts deeper.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 11:43

Ohio couple admits putting kids in plastic boxes

Those plastic boxes:
Good for storing the kids' toys;
Bad for storing kids.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 11:38

Newton Co. sheriff's deputies probe KKK fliers

High dry-cleaning bills
Aren't the sole impediment
To membership drive.

posted @ Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 11:37

Illegal hunting charges keep Oconee molestation suspect in jail

He who hunts the young
Then smiles for booking photo
Receives jury's ire.

posted @ Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 21:45

Texas official: 3 wounded in college shooting

Campus gun free zone:
A place for you to feel safe,
If you're the hunter.

posted @ Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 18:49

Temperatures to continue falling in Georgia

Wear safety goggles
While jogging on South Milledge
Or you'll lose an eye.

posted @ Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 12:56

Athens man beaten, robbed during drug deal on east side

The irony is
medical marijuana
would give pain relief.

posted @ Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 11:28

Police say man injured in Athens club brawl was not shot

Whether shot or cut,
The victim must be happy:
He's now got street cred.

posted @ Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 11:26

Study finds Vogtle's emergency plan is adequate

Plan is "adequate"?
When dealing with a nuke plant
"Top-notch" should be norm!

posted @ Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 11:20

DragonCon founder returned to GA from CT

Jury of his peers?
What a freakshow! Led by a
Storm Trooper foreman.

posted @ Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 11:17

AT&T to buy Alltel operations for about $780M

Alltel Customers:
AT&T is awful.
Bow your head in shame.

posted @ Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 11:06

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    Blog: Can we please fix the Oscars?

    Summary:  Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. First, a few thoughts on the winners: read more

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    Winter storm drama

    Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to Pinewood Estates North on a 911 call concerning a heated domestic dispute. it reportedly was an argument over the lack of heat and food in a family's trailer and a woman was threatening to stab anyone who tried to take away her 7-month-old child. State patrol responded also, from their post nearby on U.S. Highway 29 North. The situation apparently was resolved. An officer reported he was driving the woman and infant to another home in Athens. read more

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