Why do people feel the need to talk all the time? Can't they go a whole hour or two without have a phone imprinted onto their face? It is sad that many people have become a version of 'Pavlov's Dog', feeling that they just have to answer a phone every time it rings, becoming a slave to a device that they don't have to become a slave to.
More and more often more and more people are becoming technological zombies, reacting quickly and with no thought to a pagetone stimulus. Oh well, Big Brother doesn't even have to work hard anymore trying to wag the tail of the dog, the American population is ready to follow orders, just as long as it comes through a ringing cell phone.posted @ Monday, December 2, 2013 - 08:51
Our talib hate Pitts like those talib hate Malala.
It seems to me that you really can't get past the hate in your heart to see the beauty in anything, can you?
Truthposted @ Monday, December 2, 2013 - 08:42
This Stossel guy is really a fool and he shows his foolishness in this writing and what he utters on Fox. He really doesn't seem very smart.posted @ Monday, December 2, 2013 - 08:33
[quote][b]grove600[/b] - Just a realist with a very real grasp of the types of people who are out at 4M.[/quote]
No, no you're not. You are a frightened individual who will use any excuse to believe that you are right. It's dark, you hear something and you shoot. Doesn't sound very much like a "realist" to me. Unless the realist of a zombie attack is in your way of 'shoot-first and often' type of thinking.posted @ Monday, December 2, 2013 - 08:23
[quote][b]OCCountry[/b] - I am also aware that the family failed to protect this man.[/quote]
Do you? I understand your experience but even the best laid plans of mice and men go awry and maybe this type of thing happened. A quick accident, a missed moment and the question of "Where's grandpa?" and boom! he's confused and gone, slipped out of the house to get the mail like he has probably done a thousand times before and someone in the family had a momentary mishap and now the poor man is dead due to a frightened individual with a gun and no sense.
I still think this is quite a harsh penalty for a missed assignment from a family member.posted @ Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 09:25
A veteran for Peace.posted @ Friday, November 29, 2013 - 07:54
Mental hospitals have been closing since the 1980's, since Reagan's wife and her stupid "Just Say No" campaign gave the insurance companies the opportunely to cut back on mental health and drug abuse coverage.posted @ Friday, November 29, 2013 - 07:48
[quote][b]OCCountry[/b] - The real question here is why the family allowed an alzheimers patient to roam at any time. There are laws against elder abuse and his caretakers should be investigated for neglect.[/quote]
Nice way to place blame on someone else. Do you even know how difficult it is to have a Alzheimers patient as a family member? Do you think that now that family has lost a family member that they have been taught a lession?
You are in the same class of scared and frightened people as grove600 is. Something new or different seems to scare you. Big tough talk about killing a old man because he was at a front door at night. Of course, killing someone because they knock on your door is not your problem but someone else is to be blamed. Typical talk of bullies.posted @ Friday, November 29, 2013 - 07:37
@grove600: Wow, you are one very scared and frightened individual. You seem to talk tough but I have an idea that when you come facc-to-face with anything that you will run and hide because you seemed to be scared of just about everything.
It is sad that you will just shoot first.posted @ Friday, November 29, 2013 - 07:30
Ok, I am going to take a wild guess here...maybe he was abnormal, mentally ill. And he had a gun.posted @ Tuesday, November 26, 2013 - 09:03
@butseriously: Good point.posted @ Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:38
@butseriously: Because the law is called the Affordable Care Act.posted @ Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:22
"Mart is also facing pressure to increase its oversight of factory conditions abroad following a building collapse in April in Bangladesh that killed more than 1,127 garment workers. The tragedy is the deadliest incident in the history of the garment industry."
Yeah, what did happen to that?posted @ Monday, November 25, 2013 - 12:20
Follow the money and you will find the real culprits.posted @ Sunday, November 24, 2013 - 07:42
"She was surrounded by Senate and House members from both parties in a rare example of bipartisan cooperation. There was no opposition to the measure in either chamber."
See how easy that was.posted @ Friday, November 22, 2013 - 10:35
"Bibb County Sheriff David Davis says gun thefts are always a big concern."
Really? Who would of thought.
I wonder what the difference is of the guns being stolen or if somebody bought the guns to resell to anybody?
Would that still be a big concern?
Also, I sure pity the deer in Bibb County, what with now being shot at with AR-15 semi-automatic rifles.posted @ Friday, November 22, 2013 - 10:31
@Farmer GA: Yeah, I realize that and I too do not like the draft. I just look at it as a wake-up call for the Americans who want the US to "go out there and kick some (fill in the blank) a$$" yet who have no skin in the game. Let the others go fight, not my kids, they say. If a draft started I think it would be very different than Vietnam (although the Vietnam protesters did help shorten the war) because of social media. I mean, there ain't nothing more frightening than a mob of angry mothers.
Maybe people like Bush and Chaney and Clinton and Obama and etc...etc...etc who have not only not served (which is fine by the way) but who actively worked to stay out of service during the draft years, would think twice about taking the country to war if their kids had to go. But of course, that won't happen. Mostly the poor and uneducated go off to fight and die for the politicians and their handlers.
I am simply a veteran against war. I'm thinking now, in 2013, that if everybody had to go to war than nobody will go to war. I know, a pipe dream but hell, Americans involved in something or against something is a powerful energy, strong enough to stop almost anything. But, we may never know that because America is divided and might not ever agree on something ever again.posted @ Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 15:33
Anybody can pray at anytime. Just bow your head or close your eyes and quietly pray. Take a silent moment out before the meeting and let those silently pray or nap or whatever.
I mean, if your god needs you to talk outloud and in a group to him/her, than you got a pretty weak and insecure god, I tell you what.
The government is the government for all the people. The Christian, Muslin, Jewish, etc gods are for those particular religions.posted @ Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 10:22
I agree with NeSmith. One thing the draft will do is to shut up all the chickenhawks who love to yell out that the United States should go into this country or that county to start another war. Once the option that their own little child might have to go serve in the military then I bet they will start to yell about getting out of the countries and stop the wars.
Most so-called Americans who yell the loudest have NEVER done anything for the country that they say they love so much. Love so much that they want others to go and fight and die for them but never, NEVER have themselves of their children to serve the country in any way, shape or form.
Drafting EVERYBODY at 18 years old will quickly get America out of the wars they are in and quell any possible future wars. Because once every mother and daddy is crying that their son and daughter has to go away to serve, politicians might start paying attention to the people, especially if the politicians kids have to enlist.posted @ Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 10:13
@nancy30683: I understand your anger and frustration but just a thought, could this losing of insurance and increasing the cost have something to do with the insurance companies doing this? Using Obamacare as a ruse or cover for their historically inadequate coverage over the past decades?
Also, I could be wrong but didn't the Republican push to make the insurance companies part of Obamacare instead of also having a competitive government backed health care?posted @ Friday, November 15, 2013 - 11:02
[quote][b]nancy30683[/b] - Right now, that issue is the disaster that is Obamacare, and the negative effect it is having on them and their families, as well as the deception that continues to come from the Obama Administration.[/quote]
I was agreeing with you Nancy until this statement you made. Obamacare may personally affect you as a disaster but you don't speak for me and many others. There are many more people that Obamacare will help than those who will experience an negative effect from it.posted @ Friday, November 15, 2013 - 09:18
@Athens_Rottweiler: What? Malpractice lawsuits should only be awarded in the cause of death? So, I don't know, let say a doctor is operating on your wife and he cuts the wrong nerve in her back and she is paralyzed and also goes into a coma, are you going to say, "No problem doc, she ain't dead so don't you worry about it."?
I don't know you but I am going to guess that you would be pretty angry and would like some monetary help with the care of your wife for the rest of her life. Or maybe you think that doctors are gods on earth and they have to answer to no one.posted @ Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 15:05
How many doctors do we have commenting here anyway? I bet y'all would change your "oh, the poor doctor" tune if some doctor screwed up a surgery on you and put you into intensive care for six months and than you couldn't work anymore afterward. I wonder how many hypocrites we have here saying "poor doctor getting robbed by another 'taker'" yet if they get injured by a doctor I bet they will quickly go to their favorite lawyer.
Doctors go into their business with the knowledge that if they mess up, they have to pay for it, just like everybody else's job. Most of them are paid real well but with that salary also goes responsibility.
Also Doctors have this thing that they pay for call malpractice insurance for situations just like this.posted @ Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 14:49
Oh for Pete's sake, this guy took time out to write about this type of thing? He sound jealous that he doesn't have a TV show. He calls this child abuse? I worked in the child abuse field and let me tell you, this is not child abuse. He doesn't know what he is talking about and as The Oracle said, did Pete ever watch his dad's show and the limits it went to make people laugh.
This guy is paid too much to write.posted @ Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 09:43
"At the same time, though, there are alternatives available to anyone who might feel that discomfort."
Here's an alternative; don't have any prayers in government buildings. There you go, no discomfort for anybody. And if someone's really feels a strong urge to pray, simply bow your head and silently pray to your god. No fuss, no mess.
If you really feel that you need to live in a country run by religious principles, take both a historical and present look at the theocracy run governments/nations and tell me how well they have been or are doing now.posted @ Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 09:36
Matt Stinchcomb, a former Georgia offensive lineman who is now a college football in-game analyst for ESPN, was in Atlanta for the SEC?s Good Works team on Thursday and I chatted with him on the phone about Saturday?s Southeastern Conference title game, Georgia?s season, Todd Grantham and Aaron Murray.On No. 3 Auburn and No. 5 Missouri coming out of nowhere this season to earn spots in the Southeastern Conference title game:read more
Summary: Bethlehem Christian running back Mitchell Kamm and offensive lineman/defensive end Austin Schwebel have been selected to play in the GISA All-Star Football Game. Bethlehem Christian running back Mitchell Kamm and offensive lineman/defensive end Austin Schwebel have been selected to play in the GISA All-Star Football Game. Kamm, who rushed for 1,690 yards and 17 touchdowns on 189 carries this season, and Schwebel will play for the North team. The game will be held at Mercer University in Macon at 12 p.m Saturday.