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Court: Religious rights trump birth control rule

One doesn't have to particpate in the company plan - Isn't Obamacare available now? Choice was part of the whole idea.

And they don't have to work for that company.

posted @ Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 13:19

Athens cop's weather observation leads to arrests of motorcycle thieves

He's not Winston Wolf. Always check the car!

The Wolf
"About the car, is there anything I need to know? Does it stall, does it make a lot of noise, does it smoke, is there gas in it, anything?

"Aside from how it looks, the car’s

The Wolf
"Positive? Don’t get me out on the
road and I find out the brake
lights don’t work."

posted @ Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 11:02

UPDATE: Vehicular homicide charge filed in Wednesday wreck on Highway 316

1st degree or 2nd?

First degree homicide by vehicle This is a felony, that upon conviction will result in a sentence of between 3 and 15 years of imprisonment (or between 5 and 20 years for habitual violators), with no parole for at least 1 year. A homicide is first degree homicide by vehicle if the driver "unlawfully met or overtook a school bus; unlawfully failed to stop after a collision; was driving recklessly; was driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs; failed to stop for, or otherwise was attempting to flee from a law enforcement officer; or had previously been declared a habitual violator".[8]

Second degree homicide by vehicle This is a misdemeanor, that upon conviction will result in a sentence of up to 1 year (which may be suspended) or a fine of up to US$1,000 (or both). Second degree homicide by vehicle encompasses all other homicides by vehicle, involving any other violation of the laws governing motor vehicles, that are not classed as first degree homicides.[8]

posted @ Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 17:17

700 pounds of shrimp seized off Georgia coast

"Jerk store!"

posted @ Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 08:40

Five Points parking case heard by Supreme Court

Hey ABH - I can't read part of the article because of the placement of your pictures. Sharpen up your game! Smile

I'll keep parking in the private, bottle shop lot.

posted @ Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 08:19

Some I-85 drivers owe $15,000-plus in tolls, fines

"A Peachpass holder can be fined for ... crossing the double white lines to enter or exit the lane."
Does the transponder know when the car crosses the double white line and automatically fine the passholder? If it knows that, it should also know how fast those cats go!

At any rate, anybody can be fined for crossing the double white line, not just passholders.

posted @ Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 16:23

Traffic ends in two arrests

[quote][b]SIGNOFF[/b] - "possession of drug objects"
I fail to understand why they are legally sold, even across the street from a police substation and voting booths.

I see your point. But the slippery slope is that there are perfectly legal uses for the "objects". They only become "drug objects" when illegal drugs are used in them.

posted @ Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 08:34

GM recalls midsize cars to fix brake problem

[quote][b]mpd0.59[/b] - "GM says in documents posted Friday by U.S. safety regulators that rear brake rotors were mistakenly installed on the front."
Once again those damn gubbermint regulators interfering with the private sector. [sarcasm]

Yay, at least something is working!

posted @ Friday, May 16, 2014 - 11:27

Sheriff: Significant trauma for man killed in Reynolds Plantation

@Tatersalad: Or exactly like Driver License pictures with the Georgia DMV blue background.

posted @ Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 15:32

Police: Bank robbery note was on grocery receipt

A hitchiker stole his black stocking cap AND grabbed one of his receipts out of a random garbage can. The hitchiker did it. Yea, that's the ticket!

posted @ Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 16:44

Fed report: Warming disrupting Americans' lives

Carlin said it best -

Save the Earth? Earth ain't going nowhere folks, we are.

posted @ Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 10:58

Chargers sold at Five Below recalled for fire risk

Electronics at a store where everything is below $5? Go figure.

posted @ Friday, May 2, 2014 - 11:20

Georgia shrimping season among worst in decades

Thanks Obama! Smile

posted @ Friday, January 17, 2014 - 12:24

Shake-up continues: Olivadotti, Wilson moving on from UGA

[quote][b]bobbidiboo[/b] - Russ Houston?

Took the words right out of my mouth!

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 08:47

UGA secondary coach Lakatos resigns

[quote][b]johnthebrewer[/b] - Later dude!
It can only get better now.
Maybe, just maybe on 4th and long, with the game on the line players in the secondary will know basic football fundamentals and KNOCK THE BALL DOWN!
Now we all have to watch that Auburn "immaculate deflection" clip for the rest of our lives.
Really glad you're leaving

Thanks to my Noles Smile, when that clip plays, just say "Isn't that the year you gave up 21 in the 4th Q of the National Championship game?"

posted @ Friday, January 10, 2014 - 09:34

Florida State athletics' store sells T-shirt with wrong game score

Hey geniuses, it's not a website run by FSU. The website pays FSU (and other schools, including Georgia) for the right to sell products. Anybody with a basic understanding of business would know that. What's that say about the quality of your education?

posted @ Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 09:12

Georgia state officials warn of holiday DUI danger

I appreciate the message, but the numbers raise questions.

Per the article, 264 Alcohol related fatalities in 2012. At that rate, during the 41 day period outlined above, you would expect about 30 alcohol related deaths but we had 20 during that period last year.

I expected the number to be above the average for the Thanksgiving / Christmas Holidays. So what does that mean? Is the Holiday awareness working? Or are we raising awareness during times that appear to be more dangerous vs. what the statistics actually say? Or is it a misprint?

Drive safe!

posted @ Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 15:35

Weaver D's owner announces plans to close restaurant

[quote][b]2dollar[/b] -
I respectfully disagree. I've been to some great restaurants that could easily pass for just another house, an old grocery store, etc. There's a very popular, if not slightly overrated, restaurant here in town that is an old house on Milledge. I think WD's problems stem from more than just location.

I think it's more the neighborhood than the house. And agreed, other problems.

posted @ Monday, November 4, 2013 - 15:52

Weaver D's owner announces plans to close restaurant

@oconeefellow: Almost like the Soup Nazi. Soul Food Nazi?

posted @ Monday, November 4, 2013 - 15:32

Truck raffle to benefit Extra Special People

I got my tickets!

posted @ Monday, November 4, 2013 - 14:48

Booker campaign downplays messages with stripper

I looked it up - It's a strip club that serves Vegan food.

(Shakes head. Walks away.)

posted @ Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 13:26

Wild boars roam Atlanta suberb

Suberb? Still?

posted @ Tuesday, September 24, 2013 - 10:43

GSU awarded $19 million tobacco research grant

I don't get it. I thought the jury was in on tobacco. Another example of why we're broke.

The perceived risks come from earlier governmental studies. But they can't have everybody quit smoking, they would sorely miss all those those taxes to fund these studies.

posted @ Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 17:05

UGA employee arrested for impersonating an officer

[quote][b]Amanita[/b] -
Not all UGA employees are listed in the directory. You can request that you not be listed there.

Per a source who has a list one cannot opt out of, not a UGA employee. At least not since 2011. Perhaps prior to that.

posted @ Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 08:03

Savannah woman hit by tree limb awarded $12 million

Sometime in my lifetime, safety moved from personal responsibility to governmental responsibility.

posted @ Friday, August 23, 2013 - 09:42

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