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Jones: Watching political ads can be fun

@barryhollander: one of my daughters is a teacher and taught her students the word 'archaic' with "my dad is so archaic he still uses a landline telephone".

...course how else would I get Broun's ads?

posted @ Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 09:52

Jones: Watching political ads can be fun

people still watch broadcast TV? I remember AM radio when I was a kid. Maybe they should put ads on 8 track.

posted @ Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 07:13

Grimes: More equitable tax structure would make America a better place

to be clear, Zuckerberg bought Whatsapp for its 450 million users, all potential consumers.

U2B, when the bankers of Wall Street crashed the economy...who exactly was it that shared the misery? Perhaps spend less time looking for ancient quotes and more LOOKING at the reality in front of your nose.

posted @ Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 07:06

Today's editorial cartoon

can't you tell the difference between 'information' and pure speculation?

you also fail to mention the rancher's situation goes back 15 years. Well before any solar farms in Nevada. Nor do you mention how ranging cattle would not affect such a solar farm. In other words, you take unrelated events and TRY to make a connection. A common enough hate-radio technique. They rely on simple minds to keep the chain going.

posted @ Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 06:47

Pitts: Campaign financing is 'clear and present danger' to America

which does not equate to true or accurate. Simply a congressman with a partisan rant.

posted @ Monday, April 14, 2014 - 09:55

Pitts: Campaign financing is 'clear and present danger' to America

Lords and serfs.

posted @ Monday, April 14, 2014 - 06:53

Farmer: Hydrogen holds promise as energy source

thanks for saying it so well.

posted @ Monday, April 14, 2014 - 06:52

Charen: Emerging integrity in liberal commentary

you first. When you acknowledge there is nothing more moral or family oriented or religious or concern for the middle class on the right than the left...then maybe we will acknowledge that liberals can shout as much hyperbole and BS as the right.

there is a new approach based upon research that the worst thing you can call a liberal is a hypocrite and so con writers are pushing that...while the right doesn't care if you note their hypocrisy.

But she's right - there is a growing demand from all sides that our elected leaders focus on solutions, not sound-bytes. Unfortunately, they get elected by sound-bytes and remain elected by sound-bytes. Until voters can differentiate what a sound-byte is and analyze the actual walk...then we will continue to merely demand without action.

For instance - this column is one long sound-byte.

posted @ Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 09:46

Economists fret as young adults seem unwilling to fly the coop

wow, living with your folks so you can save money to buy a wedding in Hawaii. No one in my family can relate to this. Or actually anything in the article.

it's probably more a lifestyle choice than economy. Live with the folks so you can have a smart-phone, nicer car, fashion clothes, concerts/nightlife, and starbucks.

posted @ Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 09:29

Social issues fade in GOP campaigns

republicans think business creates demand. Then blame the poor for the economy.

posted @ Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 09:16

Social issues fade in GOP campaigns

cut and run quitters. Cowards without convictions. Which way is the wind blowing today?

problem with this strategy, is voters associate repubs with the rich getting richer and some of that grease supposedly trickling down to the middle class someday in the distant future when the sun burns out.

Once you realize you've been conned by a con, it's hard to fall for it again.

Simply look at ANY! of the republican economic strategies of the last 40 years and tell us how they worked for ya.

the rich get the tax breaks, and we get bupkis.

the corps get breaks, subsidies, massive bonuses...and send the jobs overseas for .10 cents/hr. labor

regulations are thrown to the curb and the middle class pays to clean up the mess.

posted @ Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 09:14

Obama: Right to vote under threat in the US

but republicans have repeatedly, openly, on record said the real purpose is to limit the voter turnout. Until there's an article, then it's all about fraud.

they have repeatedly, openly, on record stated they have the distinct agenda to limit the vote. They have distinct strategies to do it. All this is on record of real people saying this in public...and then the SAME people turn around and tell you it's about fraud and the bloggers go to town repeating it.

Astounding!

you cannot claim to love this country and then try to limit the vote - those are two distinctly opposing positions!

Simple- if fraud were the concern - there would be NO electronic voting that has no hard copy record.

DUH!

posted @ Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 10:17

Family saved at sea asks critics to hold judgment

I had to look it up on their original blog - there, they use the word "cruising", not cursing.

as in 'modern cruising family'

posted @ Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 10:09

NeSmith: Trip to Jacksonville had nothing to do with football

article, "NeSmith: Bring back the draft - now"

November 15, 2013

http://onlineathens.com/opinion/2013-11-15/nesmith-bring-back-draft-now

Still curious to hear the rest of the story.

posted @ Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 09:50

UGA profs' pay ranks last among peers

shouldn't this be filtered within the context of cost of living of those other areas? If it were, UGA profs would rank much higher as the cost of living around Athens is much lower than California, Maryland, Florida...

Just saying, that would give a far more accurate picture than just taking a single stat out of context.

posted @ Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 09:39

UGA full prof pay last among peers

shouldn't this be filtered with the context of cost of living of those other areas? If it were, UGA profs would rank much higher as the cost of living around Athens is much lower than California, Maryland, Florida...

Just saying, that would give a far more accurate picture than just taking a single stat out of context.

posted @ Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 09:36

Jeb Bush remarks expose GOP's immigration problem

@nowheregirl: ones I know aren't asking anyone to feed,insure, educate, or house them. They are adding to the economy we enjoy.

posted @ Friday, April 11, 2014 - 10:25

Jeb Bush remarks expose GOP's immigration problem

"The worst thing that can happen to a political party is not for voters to decide they don't like you," said Alex Castellanos, a GOP consultant and former Romney adviser. "It's for voters to decide you don't like them, and that's where the Republican Party is right now."

raise your hand if you've been told you are going to hell by a republican.

posted @ Friday, April 11, 2014 - 08:16

Jeb Bush remarks expose GOP's immigration problem

"rule of law" is Old Testament"

"act of love" is New Testament.

Which one represents your Christian values?

posted @ Friday, April 11, 2014 - 08:04

Georgia students to test out 'parking space' apartments

isn't that bigger than a dorm room?

posted @ Friday, April 11, 2014 - 06:51

Dieters move past calories, food makers follow

my favorite diet drink - water. Comes right out of the ground! I have the option of buying it if I really want.

speaking of which, the paper should release the findings of the secret foods that guarantee weight loss. Big corps don't want you to know about it. And like water, it freakin comes right out of the ground! Look into it! Google "vegetables" and be amazed!

posted @ Friday, April 11, 2014 - 06:47

Staycation or bleisure? Travel loves made-up words

And I love to have media wonks trying to justify their existence come up with new words. Mediwords confuse me. Markalingo is just upsetting to my elementary schooling. Juxtaposospeak I can't comprehend, unless of course the same wonks describe it enough times. But hey, I gotta admit it's quaintspeak and I do like that in some part of my limbionic compredomaester region.

posted @ Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 17:06

Toyota recalls 1.8M vehicles in the US

@Used2baFreeCountry: but that would never stop you from speculating and insinuating the worst of what we don't know, right?

posted @ Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 16:58

Dondero: Prepare kale in Brazilian style as accompaniment to smoked pork

thanks. Will try it tonight. Maybe with black beans and sweet potatoes.

posted @ Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 06:32

Today's editorial cartoon

a common misconception...our govt has not been sold...it's being rented till it's no longer needed.

posted @ Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 06:26

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