[quote][b]Greg Benson[/b] -
How about paying the ones doing the hardest work and bringing in the most $: The Players.
They do get paid with a free education plus other benefits.posted @ Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 09:57
@Ross: I'll give you another famous saying: 'Defense wins championships'. And there in lies the reason for UGA's 'mediocrity', not Bobo.
Hopefully Pruitt can change that.posted @ Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 09:56
@marshalld: It seems that you're always eager to criticize the republicans for doing nothing on immigration but PLEASE explain to me why Obama and the democrats failed to pass immigration reform when they had total control of congress (including a super majority in the senate) as Obama had promised???posted @ Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 08:52
@mpd0.59: With a "comprehensive" approach we get a behemoth of a bill that nobody really understands and that's full of unintended consequences because it wasn't properly thought out.
Sounds familiar doesn't it.posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 18:12
@mpd0.59: I'm sorry but this pales in comparison to the political cover that Reid has given Obama by letting virtually nothing come to a vote for the last several years in the senate.
In any case the targeted approach with smaller bills is a more sensible approach. Bseides, the comprehensive bill is a revenue raising bill which means that it must originate in the House.posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 12:09
Republicans "emboldened by their sweeping victories in the midterms" will still refuse to pass their own bill
Not true. The House has passed 5 individual bills on immigration reform. This targeted approach makes much more sense than the (1) 1200 page monstrosity passed by the senate.
I agree with the President on this one, "if you don't like it, pass a bill of your own".
[/quote] So I guess you disagreed with obama the numerous times when he made the case that executive action is the wrong way to do this.posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 11:58
I'm glad the carpetbagging Scott Brown lost. Maybe he'll try to run in Vermont next.
Yeah, he probably should have gotten some pointers from a successful carpetbagger ... Hillary Clinton.posted @ Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 08:34
swimdag still believes in the "trickle down economy"; a "free market"; everybody has an equal chance to become a member of the top one percent,
Luckily you don't have to be a member of the 1% to make a great living. In fact, the poor in America on average have a better quality of life than the middle class in Europe. And we have our free market to thank for that.posted @ Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 18:57
if you looked further, much of "Obama's" debt is the direct result of Bush's tax breaks for the wealthy and 2 wars.
Speaking of unsubstantiated claims!! This statement is just totally false. You would think that the blame Bush crap would get old.posted @ Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 18:46
One party rule is never good, just ask Russia or China how that went.
This comparison is ridiculous. There are 2 parties in Georgia that are represented in legitimate elections every 2 years.posted @ Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 07:51
It's fine to close loopholes but the effective rate needs to be reduced. Companies already take advantage of loopholes yet they are still moving abroad.
Reduce the effective rate and you will keep companies from leaving and also bring others here. This can actually increase tax revenues and produce jobs!
It's really a no brainer but unfortunately we have leadership with no brains!posted @ Friday, September 5, 2014 - 08:20
For example, voting to repeal Obamacare / ACA close to 50 times.
It was the democrats who, in a totally partisan manner, formulated and passed this law. Anyway this law was terribly written and terribly implemented...it needs to be repealed.posted @ Friday, September 5, 2014 - 08:13
@Manurestopper: The key is to take what the defense gives you. If they've got 8 or 9 in the box, you better be able to throw it or you're not gonna be successful. I'll take a 5 yd slant all night long if it's there.
Let's have balance and put ourselves in position to pound it in the 4th quarter (much like we saw against Clemson)
A tough image is nice but it don't mean squat. The W is all that matters.posted @ Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:18
@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 nation again by far.
I hate to break it to you but the roots of islamic fundamentalism has its origins in Wahhabisim that began in the 1700s and gained strength with the relinquishment of French and British colonial control. So your, and other leftists, theory that the root of all evil in the middle east is the US is total BULL! But it's not surprising that after your reading of leftist fiction that you come to that conclusion,posted @ Friday, August 29, 2014 - 22:26
@Georgia Boy: I guess the NY Times is irrelevant too.posted @ Monday, August 25, 2014 - 07:42
[quote] But I forget, this is Georgia, where those with power and influence get what they want and others, like Clarke County, will be used to provide services they cannot afford.
So you think this is unique to Georgia?? Get a clue Bud!posted @ Friday, August 22, 2014 - 07:47
To point out hypocracy, i.e. when Bush did something similar to or worse than what Obama did, the Obama haters didn't shoot anywhere near the same amount of venom towards Bush.
You're right but the Bush haters shot plenty of venom then gave Obama a pass. See my above post about hypocrisyposted @ Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 13:09
[quote]for things which Bush did far worse [/quote]
Politifact (August 2013) said the statement that Bush took more vacation is accurate but needs clarification. Here is the clarification: Bush spent 323 days at Crawford, 26 days at Kennebunkport, and 18 days at miscellaneous places. Obama spent 92 days at Martha's Vineyard and Hawaii at the same point in his presidency. Any intelligent, objective person would say that Crawford is far more conducive to actually doing some work and that Martha's Vineyard and Hawaii are much more like vacation spots - well they are vacation spots.
Bush did far worse? I don't think so.
As I recall, when we were alll over Bush taking a RECORD number of vacation days...Fox ran 24/7 .
I don't really care about the vacation issue but you're right liberals like you were all over him and left leaning news outlets were all over him during his tenure. It's absolutely amazing to me that you guys think that you are completely devoid of hypocrisy. Nothing could be further from the truth!posted @ Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 13:04
@tgb: 'Cause it's just funny to hear right wing extremists criticize Obama for certain things––vacation time, inability to speak without preparation (which is completely absurd in Obama's case, by the way, and purely a reaction against all the heat Bush took for his mangling of the English language)––which Bush refined to an art form of incompetence. Bush was the master. "Now watch this drive."
I have never criticized Obama for his vacations. There are NUMEROUS other more important things that he deserves criticism for.
So you don't like people criticizing Obama's speaking ability then you criticize bush for his speaking ability? Really?
Too funny!!posted @ Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 12:17
@cyou299: Whenever someone criticizes obama you guys repeatedly have to bring up Bush. Why? Because there's nary an argument you can make for obama.posted @ Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 08:29
[quote] radioactive wastes they do produce make carbon look as safe as mother’s milk [/quote]
For 1 person's lifetime use of electricity nuclear energy will produce 7 lbs of waste while a coal plant will produce 68 metric tons of waste. Nuclear waste is a problem but it is a manageable one.
[[quote] U.S. taxpayers subsidize storage of deadly nuclear wastes [/quote]
Incorrect. Nuclear waste storage cost is embedded in the cost of nuclear energy so it is the rate payer who receives nuclear energy who pays this.
[quote] and also subsidize the petroleum industry, via overseas wars fought, arguably, for oil. [/quote]
Where's all that Iraqi oil that we got??
A change in habits away from the absurdity of commuting [/quote]
Why don't you throw in population control while you're at it.
I think that it is you that should be concerned about being 'void of pertinent facts'.posted @ Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:55
because it probably doesn't fit your view on black people ?
Ahh yes ... the race card. Typicalposted @ Friday, August 15, 2014 - 07:34
97% global warming consensus [/quote]
There is no 'scientific' basis for the 97% number. Basically its just made up.posted @ Friday, August 8, 2014 - 08:47
This is pretty straightforward actually. UGA has tougher rules, a police force that shows no favoritism, and heavy media scrutiny.
So when these kids make a mistake, they are caught, punished and we learn about it. It's not that way at many other schools.posted @ Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 06:33
@mpd0.59: No. I mean the fact that Obama's solution to everything is to increase the size of government ie. increase our debt.
As far as the bank bailouts: 1. Obama was totally on board 2. All of the TARP funds have been recovered from the banks.
The blame Bush crap is really old but I can understand it since you libs have absolutely nothing to hang your hat on.posted @ Friday, August 1, 2014 - 09:08
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