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Fast food workers prepare to escalate wage demands

[quote][b]observer1948[/b] - Fast food was never intended to provide a living wage. It's a starter job.[/quote]

Says who?

[quote][b]observer1948[/b] - Higher wages will drive the fast good industry out of business. [/quote]

Says who?

[quote][b]observer1948[/b] - Further, most fast food workers I observe just do simple, clearly defined functions and many of them have bad attitudes.[/quote]

Reminds me of those better paying factory jobs that are no longer available.
"When the thingy comes down the conveyor belt, put it in this box and tape it up."

Would McDonald's go out of business as a result of increasing the cost of a Happy meal by $1?
Maybe they should.

posted @ Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:47

Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15

I don't do religion.

posted @ Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 23:11

Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15

How many Israeli's have died/ how many Palestinians? Why would the Palestinians be unhappy with their situation?

My relatives on my Father's side are Austrian Jews, but that doesn't make me blind to their (Israel's) aggression. You treat people like crap long enough and they will fight back.

posted @ Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 23:10

Michelle Nunn makes campaign stop in Athens

@snarkydude: I really don't understand your hatred for the ACA. If job killing is your concern, why aren't you calling for a repeal of the NAFTA?

Not one word.

And how do you justify all of us former GOP'ers that still own businesses, pay more taxes than the average national income, and are not connected to the academics that you feel inferior to?
I can't in good conscious be associated with their brand of politics any longer. They use ignorant folks to get the votes necessary to gain office, then step over them on their way to appease the ones they actually do represent. And it ain't the Middle Class, friend. Dream on.

posted @ Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 20:30

Athens teen arrested for robbery 2 months after release from prison

[quote][b]snarkydude[/b] - Thank you, Lyndon Johnson.
[/quote]

Doesn't look anything like Johnson to me. Nah, I believe someone else fathered this one.

posted @ Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 15:12

Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war

What if the US funded the Palestinian's existence and a military?
I'm ready for both sides to just go away. Also ready to stop sending the Israeli's billions of our tax dollars every year, as well as all the other countries that we send our money to in the Middle East.
"We don't have a revenue problem, we have a spending problem"

Give me the check book.

posted @ Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:17

Senator says he had PTSD when he wrote thesis

@cyou299: Hey, it is Montana we're talking about. I'm sure he represents them well.

posted @ Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:04

UPDATE: UGA DL Taylor dismissed from team

@NativeDan: Damn. Did his comment really rate such a response? I read it twice and didn't see anything that condoned this guys behavior.

[quote][b]NativeDan[/b] - You'd probably towel the sweat off of someone's back as they were raping your mother and feel sorry for them instead of your mother.[/quote]

You may be the one with some issues.

posted @ Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 18:51

Perdue takes the GOP Senate runoff

His TV ads were petty and immature.

posted @ Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:48

Republican Jody Hice overtakes Mike Collins for 10th Congressional District nomination

Another dimwit goes to Washington. Well, I guess he does represent the majority around here.

posted @ Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:42

Georgia exchange subsidies in jeopardy after court ruling

This ruling will die at the appellate level. You guys might as well get used to the ACA, because it's not going anywhere. The only change I see in sight is the addition of the Single-Payer option.
Every American should have affordable health care, and they will.

You guys kill me whining about Obama using his Executive Orders power. How else would anything get done with the POS Republicans running the House?
It wouldn't.

posted @ Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 19:54

Obama gives protection to gay, transgender workers

[quote][b]As I See It[/b] - Who else or what other 'people' do you want to lock up for making you feel uncomfortable?[/quote]

Christians.

posted @ Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:42

Athens to become home to increasing number of refugees

I don't understand why people think immigrants are just coming here for the welfare check. Maybe I should suggest that to the Mexican guy that works 7 days a week/365 days a year at a nearby convenience store. I guess no one has told him about it, yet.

posted @ Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:38

Danielsville man charged with pointing gun at man holding infant and child

We need to free all the non-violent drug offenders and make room for gun offenders.
Not enough money in that solution, I guess.

This country is just one big screwed up mess. Somebody remind me why I'm Proud to be an American. I can't remember.

posted @ Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:26

Lawmaker: Texas to send 1,000 guardsmen to border

Texas . Wow, almost makes you feel good about living in Ga.

posted @ Monday, July 21, 2014 - 19:19

Danielsville man charged with pointing gun at man holding infant and child

How did this felon with multiple convictions get a gun? They all have at least one.

Now, let's all return our heads back into the sand.
Yippee Ki Yay.

posted @ Monday, July 21, 2014 - 19:16

Thousands flee major battle with Israel in Gaza

[quote][b]OCCountry[/b] - Hard to have sympathy for people who have allowed there land and villages to be used to attack Israel by terrorist. If they had refused to allow Hamas to fire 1200 rockets in less than two years (that is an average of 3 a day) into Israel there would not be an issue.[/quote]

Some people in this country live in communities where armed thugs control the streets.Hard for peace loving people to interject change when you're so out-gunned, even with the help of armed police departments.
I would imagine their (Palestinians) circumstances are even worse.

posted @ Monday, July 21, 2014 - 10:59

Florida town stunned by news of police KKK ties

[quote][b]OCCountry[/b] - Exactly the type of people the Klan likes. Secretive, anti-government, and violent.[/quote]

But missing the main ingredient.

posted @ Monday, July 21, 2014 - 10:52

Hice, Collins campaign heats up with reports of sign thefts, 'shenanigans'

No preachers, please.

posted @ Monday, July 21, 2014 - 06:59

FBI issues warning about air conditioner coolant

Yeah, who needs the EPA? And who cares if our grandkids and theirs can't inhabit the Earth? The only Green we care about is money!
This planet is not our responsibility! If God made it, let him worry about it, right?
Amen.

posted @ Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 08:39

Early voting totals surprise elections officials in some area counties

Madison Cty. where I live is overwhelmingly Republican. Over 60% of the students in our school system receive free or reduced cost meals everyday. So, the "Takers and Moochers" vote for those same Republican politicians that want to cut the services they so badly need (food stamps, etc) , and refuse them health care that they can't afford. My only question is: How stupid can ignorant folks be?

posted @ Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 08:24

American teen beaten in Mideast back home in Florida

One side has a Navy, Tanks, Air Force, and bomb shields, and the other side has mortars and molotov cocktails.

posted @ Friday, July 18, 2014 - 08:06

Macon commissioners concerned over Georgia gun law

I just wish we could move into the future rather than backing in to the past.

posted @ Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 17:53

Israel says it has sent ground troops to Gaza

The Palestinians deserve their on state. I have no sympathy for Israel.

posted @ Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 17:46

No hints from Hillary Clinton on 'The Daily Show'

@TeeWee: I'll take Hillary with brain damage over any of the potential Repub candidates.

posted @ Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 16:34

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