"So What Cha Want?"
Don't worry Athens Banner; this video is edited so no "bad" words" are included in the youtube clip.
Yeah, you can't front on that.posted @ Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 17:20
[quote][b]grove600[/b] - AT exists for a couple very good reasons. One, AT exists so they have people to ban. That doesn't bode very well for you, me and the other three posters. Two, AT exists so you can post 10 comments a day, even if they don't make any sense at all or if you just want to talk to yourself. And three, AT exists because if it didn't, there would be an "Exiled from Athens Talks".
It ain't good if you are questioning the validity and long term health of this cyber space. You're the last remaining champion out there. The rest of us are in awe of your dedication, or addiction, or compulsion.
I imagine that one day we'll wake up and they'll have pulled the plug on this place. I thought it would happen after they let Joel go for good, but alas, it's still kicking around. Course, he hasn't been gone but a few weeks, if that long.
I miss the hundreds of people that used to.......makes me well up...... used to post here. Even those looney liberals and radical righties, the stone cold conservatives and the spend your money democrats. The "save the cats" ladies and the hard partiers. Now, just a post script to what once was.
Maybe we'll meet again, here, there or yonder. [/quote]
I found out recently from the Discovery Channel why cannibals don't eat clowns…
…because they taste funny!
How many of you here love the clown shaped candy sprinkles on donuts? Come on, let’s see a show of hands?
I Thank Youposted @ Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 17:14
[quote][b]jtsim[/b] - There are many reasons we should stay. I can't think of very many but the main reason is to annoy the ABH. We're like the company that gets invited to Thanksgiving but won't leave so you can take your nap.
The poop that gets in the treads of your tennis shoe and you have to dig out with your pocket knife. Then you use the same knife to slice a tomato and you forget to wipe the knife of on your pants first.
And last, for the same reason a dog licks himself in ways that we can't. Because he can and he is just reminding us of how good it is to be dog.
Hahaha! That's exactly why I keep posting! Thank you for explaining that in a simple manner.
I Won't Back Down
posted @ Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 17:05
[quote][b]grove600[/b] - If it were up to us, we'd have all our redneck friends in here, rocking and frolicking the joint and all that which made this place great --- back in the day. But the school marm came in with that two and a half foot switch, cracking knuckles, smacking people's heads and taking her size 12 granny combat boots and kicking people out left and right. Then she sits on the front porch with a 12 gauge on her lap, ready to blast away at any stranger that lurks in the shadows. God help us if we try to bring someone new around. Ain't no one coming here on their own. It's too dangerous. There's no reward for the risk. [/quote]
posted @ Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 16:57
[quote][b]theold33[/b] - Does Grove really live in a grove?
Does Nowheregirl really live nowhere?
Does CharlesB really care about telephone poles?
Is jtsim really a huckleberry?
Does Digdig really dig?
Does anybody really care?
Does Anyone Really Know What Time It Is?
Glen Campbell - Wichita Linemanposted @ Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 16:52
President Obama Arrives For Two-Week Martha’s Vineyard Vacation
Thank you for sharing this story.posted @ Friday, August 8, 2014 - 23:22
And I thought when I was going to read this story that Blalock was cleaning out a camp.
Instead I don't know what he was doing. I'm just disgusted.posted @ Friday, August 8, 2014 - 11:51
I'm sick of all these homeless camps around Athens.
There was one by Family Housing off East Campus, where they didn't even have cat holes; just waste everywhere.
I rode the UGA Health Sciences bus yesterday and had an encounter with 2 homeless men. One was shouting "F*** me!" and "Yeah, I'd f*** that!" to every female that he saw.
There's another homeless camp off Baxter near the school.
These homeless camps around Athens are clearly a safety issue.
There are children at UGA's family housing. There are children at the middle school and elementary school.
The trash is nasty. I've seen used condoms. Needles. Nasty.
And then folks give them money but these homeless are not using the money except to pay for the homeless prostitutes, meth, and cigarettes and cigars and beer and whiskey.
I'm tired of the homeless prostitutes on Baxter soliciting me when I'm walking.
Providing portable toilets and dumpsters are not part of the solution.
The goal is to get rid of encampments and find people permanent housing. But when the homeless don't want help, or are mentally ill, I don't know what the answer is.
I agree that the economy is bad. And AmeriKa is becoming more and more a police state. But there is a difference between being poor and needy, and being so nasty and militant and aggressive and not trying to better one's self.
I do appreciate the folks at Mercy Health Clinic for helping people.posted @ Friday, August 8, 2014 - 11:47
[quote][b]dahreese[/b] - "Civil liberties are at stake because police can now track and log the whereabouts of innocent citizens."
That is the whole purpose.
It emanates from Home Land Security.
But Americans will get used to it and will be just as willy-nilly towards it as they have become willy-nilly towards being watched all the time via cameras. Yet they will continue to be told, and will continue to believe, and will continue to claim "We live in a free country."
Americans are asleep and do not wish to be bothered [/quote]
It is true...posted @ Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 20:36
90% Top US Cities, 66% People In 'Constitution-Free' Zone
How to Be Invisible: Protect Your Home, Your Children, Your Assets, and Your Life
posted @ Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 20:33
"If one would give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest man, I would find something in them to have him hanged."--Cardinal Richelieuposted @ Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 20:29
Childhood Destroyed - Scarred For Life By Israeli Insanity And American Tax Money
Next is WW3. Russia then China. Same old lies of the global elite.posted @ Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 16:05
I disagree. This is "Idiocracy" in action.
First of all, just because there is a posted speed limit, it does not mean that one should drive at that speed.
Jeff Rothman, an Athens defense attorney who specializes in motor vehicle law, said that the slowpoke law will be difficult to enforce. “The big question is what if someone’s doing the speed limit and are they able to be pulled over” for a citation, Rothman said. “It’s challengeable in that it the law may be vague for the person who is doing the speed limit.”--Athens Banner
I agree with Attorney Rothman.
I'm former GSP. I know what goes on in a Patrol Post. I know what goes on out on the "big road".
GSP needs to get off their smartphones and actually "PATROL". 10-38 those 10-55s and do something about all these drivers texting and talking.
I know Col. Hitchens and the law is stupid. He says it's supposed to stop "road rage". But what it does in my opinion, is encourage speeding and reckless driving and make it that much unsafer to actually drive in Georgia.
Now, I do agree that a lot of those drivers in the left lanes are on their cell phones, and it's frustrating to drive in Atlanta.
It's sad that we need to continually add laws for things that should be regulated by common sense and just generally not being a selfish self-absorbed ***hole.
I don't understand why people cannot seem to grasp the left lane as a passing lane. It works on the Autobahn: people pass on the left and then they get the f*** back to the right as soon as possible.
So if one is driving the no more than the posted speed limit, and some idiot is speeding, say driving in excess of 90 mph, a Georgia driver has to move over in order to let the dangerous driver pass.
Cpl. Webb, you say: "That’s taking the law into your own hands. If you’re really concerned about someone’s driving, make a call to the local 911 center and give a vehicle description and tag number.”
Can you say STUPID?
Big Blue, Big Grey--Georgia Trooper, All the Way! All the way!posted @ Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 00:17
Thank you dahreese.
What do you think about reading Hasford's "The Phantom Blooper"?posted @ Friday, July 25, 2014 - 11:25
edie brickell - what i am
I can't post the video to "Working Class Hero" because he says bad words. So look it up yourself and maybe you can understand how the elite are controlling us with lies of religion, lies from governments, lies from public schools, and media.
And by the way, I was a trooper and I was a teacher.
"As soon as your born they make you feel small
by giving you no time instead of it all
Till the pain is so big you feel nothing at all
Working Class Hero is something to be
Keep you doped with religion, sex and T.V.
and you think you're so clever and classless and free
but you're still f****** peasants as far as I can see"--John Lennon
And dahreese, if you're such a follower of the government controlled mainstream media, why are certain words not allowed to be posted here, yet children can live in sickness and poverty and suffer?posted @ Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:40
Are you one of those folks supporting these endless wars?
Do you support a war against Russia? Because if you believe the lies about the economy and how good it is, then you must believe the lies about Russia and how the US needs to attack? Do you support Israeli Insanity And American tax money that is being used to kill and maim children? Do you believe the media's stories that Fukushima is safe and that no one has died or is suffering?
As for the economy, did you know that there is a tent city by Family Housing?
Top 85 Elite Have As Much Wealth As 3.5 Billion People
"The 85 richest people in the world have as much wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest people, the United Nations said Thursday in a report that highlights the 1.2 billion people who live on less than $1.25 a day."
50 Million Americans Now Live in Poverty
"The global economic monitor pointed to a slump in US economic activity in the first quarter of 2014 following an unusually harsh winter, which together with a struggling housing market, slower exports demand and a 2.9-percent drop in home production output, stole the momentum of the second half of 2013."
posted @ Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:27
[quote][b]dahreese[/b] - I am shocked!
Shocked! that you good conservative commenters are actually disagreeing with a conservative leader.
You post like liberals!
A grip on reality!
Gotta wonder, too, if Morris's coming to inspect his newspapers had anything to do with running another far right editorial from the Augusta Chronicle.
You don't know what you're talking about. This liberal vs. conservative bs is like "wrasslin." It's the way that the global elite control us. Read Gustav Hasford's "The Phantom Blooper" if you want to understand. Joker is not a communist; he finds it boring. Wake up before it's too late, and stop buying into the lies that are being used to control us all.posted @ Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:11
[quote][b]scarborj[/b] - What this man is saying is not logical. Companies and businesses have and are continuing to close their doors unable to stand up under the pressure of government programs such as Obamacare. And, to top that off, this recent flood of illegals from other countries into America where jobs are scarce for even our own college graduates is adding to our woes. Not only that, but they are now introducing a bill to raise the minimum wage which will kill even the menial jobs such as flipping burgers or even delivering newspapers.
I simply can not fathomed how he believes things are better for Americans. It's only getting worse. Every day there is a new regulation pertaining to our health, our environment, and even our religious belief. Some businesses such as the news media may be finding new ways of staying afloat, but I would be willing to bet it won't last.
I'm not trying to be a negative person, but every day brings more and more problems and they are mainly from our own government. I just hope we can hang in there two more years, but it's a tall order.
You are correct.posted @ Friday, July 25, 2014 - 01:18
"Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group."-- Adopt-a-Pet.com
"Athens Canine Rescue is a non-profit organization of foster homes in Athens, Georgia. We have no shelter facility and we rely upon a network of foster homes to house our dogs until they are placed in permanent happy homes of their own. ACR only takes in dogs that are friendly, companion animals. As rescue dogs, ACR pups have often been neglected by previous owners, and rarely arrive impeccably trained. They are very trainable however! Whether young or adult, ACR dogs are invariably loving, willing to please and incredibly grateful."--Athens Canine Rescue
posted @ Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 18:48
Selfless dog makes nightly trip to fetch food for her family
Dog Travels 4 Miles Every Night To Feed Her Friends
"A dog named Lilica has a special devotion and sense of duty to her family. She provides for her extended family by venturing two miles away each night to pick up food specially prepared for her and the other animals in her family, so that they have food to eat. This smart and loyal dog has been sharing her food with her family every night for three years."--Soren Dreierposted @ Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 18:44
I am Nathan Fielder, comedian, director and host of "Nathan for You" on Comedy Central. AMA
"If you need a refresher, it was when a shop opened in a Los Angeles strip mall in February calling itself “Dumb Starbucks.” Hundreds of people lined up to get to try free drinks like a “Dumb Latte,” until the city’s health department closed it down three days later."
We’re Finally Going To See Nathan Fielder’s "Dumb Starbucks" Stunt
Nathan For You - Preview - Dumb Starbucks
Tune in on July 29 at 10:30pm ET to see the full Dumb Starbucks episode, and watch more Nathan For You here: http://cc.com/nathan
Nathan Fielder Talks 'Dumb Starbucks' And Pranking Instagram
Comedy Central’s ‘Dumb Starbucks’ Episode Will Finally Air Next Week
Black racist GSP troopers had meetings together at GPSTC. One of them is a post commander now and went to the United States presidential inauguration.
All races have good, bad, rich, poor, kind, cruel, loving, hateful, selfless and selfish people in this world.posted @ Monday, July 21, 2014 - 10:17
Tom Snyder - James Garnerposted @ Sunday, July 20, 2014 - 18:12
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
As you might imagine, the vast majority of the editorial cartoons available these days for publication through the syndicate which supplies cartoons to the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens are addressing the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer has touched off a number of demonstrations -- some peaceful, but many not at all peaceful, with tear gas fired by police officers and gunshots fired by some protester. read more