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Best Buy opens at Epps Bridge

hope that PF Changs still pans out for the Epps area, but havent heard anything on it in a good while.

posted @ Friday, July 11, 2014 - 21:53

School supplies being collected for children in need in Athens

ahh school supplies... the memories. School supplies are what started me on the path to being a conservative. Hilsman middle school 7th grade (patty hilsman back then)... I worked my butt off hauling hay all summer and bought my own school supplies with my trapper keeper notebook, pencils, pens, erasers, paper etc.... first day of school the teacher took everyones school supplies from them and then passed it back out 'equally' back to the class so no one had more than any other.... I was one [filtered word] off mofo.

posted @ Monday, July 7, 2014 - 15:53

Police: Men with guns face off in Valdosta store

[quote][b]dahreese[/b] - @TMKvetch - Please tell me that this post was a joke and that you are aware that open carry has always been generally legal (although kind of a dick move).
This from
Q: Can I carry a handgun openly, without concealing it?
A: No! Georgia is one of the minority of states that requires a Georgia Weapons License to carry a handgun openly."
By-the-way; which of us is wrong on your "open carry" statement?

youre quoting from the "I dont have a carry license " section. If you have a ccw, you can open or conceal carry. Not sure if that is where the confusion is coming from or not.

posted @ Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 18:45

Senate Q&A: Perdue, Kingston on same side when it comes to immigration

Conservatives have no problem with Immigrants ... we do however have a problem with illegal immigrants.

posted @ Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 14:09

Court: Religious rights trump birth control rule

[quote][b]Mr Charlie Told Me So[/b] - only to people that don't have employer provided healthcare. [/quote]

nah anyone can get obamacare if they want it...regardless of whether they have an employer provided plan...theyll just have to pay for it.

posted @ Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 08:34

Road rage leads to arrest of Watkinsville man

posted @ Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 11:54

Today's editorial cartoon

[quote][b]Apox[/b] - @TMKvetch:

The Democrats had to rely on the misinformation given to them by the dys-administration of Bush/Cheney. History has shown that the NeoCon warmongrels LIED THROUGH THEIR TEETH to to "manufacture consent" of the American People in their run up to war.
Check your facts - those mendacious, discredited, lyin' war profiteers are lyin' AGAIN.

dont have time now to look it up, but I remember Hillary waxing poetic about how she knew there were wmds in Iraq because she had info via her husband....

posted @ Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 03:07

Best Buy to close Atlanta Highway store, open at Epps Bridge

the current Best Buy location has the worst parking lot to get into and out of that Ive ever seen.

posted @ Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 03:44

Man shot to death inside Waffle House

but but it is illegal to have a gun in waffle house so this must be false story.... we must make more laws against having guns so it wont happen again!!!.....

posted @ Friday, June 13, 2014 - 13:40

State Health Benefit Plan can't seem to escape controversy

how much of that pay increase is due to the inflated stock market? ie did they get a pay increase (get more pay and more stocks) or did they get around the same yearly pay/stocks they usually get and the single legged horse (stock market) has done well inflating their pay?

posted @ Monday, June 9, 2014 - 18:14

Five Points parking case heard by Supreme Court

I guess when CC loses this round they can put planters and benches/tables in their half of the parking spaces.....more outdoor dining/sitting area ftw and let stiles enjoy their half.

posted @ Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 14:31

Newspaper finds more than 2,500 uninsured doctors in Georgia

[quote][b]barryhollander[/b] - These are docs so good they don't need no stinking insurance. But seriously, by not having insurance, don't you risk losing everything (your house, future wages, etc.) if you botched something? Or if a good lawyer convinced a jury you botched something? Seems foolish to me.

theyd lose the inc part but not their private holdings unless it's different than other corps...that being said, theres no way I wouldnt carry malpractice ins if I were a med dr

posted @ Monday, June 2, 2014 - 13:35

Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care issues

[quote][b]PatrickD[/b] - Obama wasn't in the waiting room or in the VA office waiting on our vets to die to get paid. The Blame-rs focus so much on blaming/hating Obama that nothing gets done and those responsible get away. That's why nothing gets done in this country. The bucks stops with Obama my tail end. How about we focus on where the bucks start[/quote]

but it was ok when Obama 'blamed' Bush for the very same thing in his run to get elected? Then promptly forget about following up on it when he got in office? The only reason Obama is taking any heat for this at all is that he used it for political pandering and to gain election brownie points...

The admins were already fired at the phoenix hospital by Shinsecki just before he was shown the door and Im guessing a lot more will follow before it is said and done. No one with any sense expects presidents to micromanage every little happening , but instead, to place good management to take care of business. The problem here is Obama was 'laser focused' on the issue when it made political sense then promptly dropped the ball. What I dont understand is the fact that in 2010 this exact issue was written up and sent around all thru the VA system and no one , including the VA IG, took any further steps looking into it.

And the end all be all is not agreeing with Obama doesnt equal hate, racism, etc so on as much as the liberals want to make it so. We hate his policies and his belief that govt is the answer for any problem... same as I hated bush's rubber stamping any and all spending bills.

posted @ Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 00:56

Shinseki resigns amid veterans' health care issues

from the Obama speech.... "This morning I think some of you also heard Ric take a truly remarkable action. In public remarks, he took responsibility for the conduct of those facilities and apologized to his fellow veterans and to the American people. And a few minutes ago, Secretary Shinseki offered me his own resignation. With considerable regret, I accept it."

does anyone else find it funny that Obama thought taking responsibility for mistakes/wrongdoing was 'truly remarkable'?

posted @ Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 10:36

McManus: Sadly, VA scandal fits Obama narrative

[quote][b]dahreese[/b] - If somebody has/had to do the grunt work, I guess it was your turn.[/quote]

yeh I know it's odd....but some of us worked our way thru college or worked while going to college.... tho I have to admit, I was bitter and jealous when I was younger when I had to work and the momma's/daddy's girls/boys went to spring break vacations in the parents cars with the parents credit cards while I had to bust my butt... then I grew up.

As for for Obama being 'hella mad' he's hella mad about everything that has happened on his watch..... The roadmap to ea controversy he faces is the same.

1) Learn about some new controversy on tv
2) wait a few days until it's clear it cant be ignored due to public outcry
3) say he's hella mad about it and we need to get someone to look into it
4) wait for awhile and see if it dies down and hope it goes away while stonewalling and hoping his admin practices cya all together.

posted @ Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 20:13

McManus: Sadly, VA scandal fits Obama narrative

[quote][b]dahreese[/b] -
Oh, really?!
Seems Obama doesn't have a monopoly on that.
Do I/you not recall a little GWB scandal the firing of competent attorneys at the Department of Justice and hiring "our kind of Republicans?"
Of course you don't.

wait...who's in power now again?

posted @ Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 12:34

McManus: Sadly, VA scandal fits Obama narrative

@nancy30683: but but....he's hella mad about it

posted @ Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 10:44

McManus: Sadly, VA scandal fits Obama narrative

[quote][b]observer1948[/b] - This writer is correct, the president is a terrible manager. Furthermore, he doesn't even have the wisdom to employ good managers. [/quote]

is what happens when you hire for loyalty rather than competence

posted @ Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 08:02

McManus: Sadly, VA scandal fits Obama narrative

[quote][b]dahreese[/b] - Where were you?

Where were you?[/quote]

I was driving the street sweeper throwing dust on you....

....well not during the first round in iraq since I was there

posted @ Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 05:39

Median CEO pay crosses $10 million in 2013

oddly enough, most of them didnt get a raise....not odd really that was facetious ... the increase on the value of the stocks they received skyrocketed due to the inflated/ing stock market.

posted @ Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 05:32

Pitts: Ridicule of hashtag campaign sobering

[quote][b]Logical[/b] - @sweept: most media reporting does call them Muslim terrorists. If you read and listened to intelligent journalists rather than being told by Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity that the media doesn't do this, you would know this. Sad.

I dont listen to any talk shows at this point... I only see what is in print on the computer for my news along with CNN Fox and MSNBC when I get time to sit while eating to watch the news on tv. Tho I have to admit youre right and looking back on the news reports, the news channels are all usually calling them terrorists. Guess I just got lucky and caught a few talking heads avoiding that terrorist term one of the few times I caught the news on tv.

posted @ Monday, May 26, 2014 - 20:45

Obama slips into Afghanistan to visit US troops

I would bet everyone of the libs and cons that voted for the measures due to wmd would have all agreed that there were wmds there correct at the time of the vote that is? So at that time the opinion was they had wmds and we didnt want them to have wmds...voila poof reason to go in.... now some opinions have changed after the fact and it is politically expedient to say they were mislead or didnt know what they were really voting for etc.

for you go

posted @ Monday, May 26, 2014 - 09:27

Pitts: Ridicule of hashtag campaign sobering

'Nearly 300 innocent girls were taken by madmen'

speaking of politics...why does the media not call them muslim terrorists anymore?

posted @ Monday, May 26, 2014 - 06:15

Obama slips into Afghanistan to visit US troops

[quote][b]dawgette[/b] - Big difference in Afghan and Iraq. Iraq: A manufactured war we should never have put our troops in. Too many lives lost or devastating injuries.
Afghan: response to 911 and which, imo, if we hadn't taken our eye off the ball, quite possibly, could have been resolved years ago.
To all vets: Thanks for your service during any of the wars we've been engaged in for years and years! Your sacrifice and your families', make you all heroes!

and the whole thing there revolves around one word you used....'imo'...imo the Iraq war was justified, in yours it wasnt. Presidents should visit all war areas that we are involved in regardless of how, what, or why.

posted @ Monday, May 26, 2014 - 06:13

Obama slips into Afghanistan to visit US troops

[quote][b]dzogchen[/b] - The twice democratically elected President of the United States, aka the commander-in-chief, goes to a war zone to support the troops, and listen to all those ^ people put politics above country.
It's [filtered word] disgusting to this combat veteran. [/quote]

funny I remember the conservatives saying the same thing to the libs when they responded the same way when Bush visited over in Iraq.

posted @ Monday, May 26, 2014 - 01:39

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