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Police seek duo who stole elderly Athens woman's credit cards, charged $10k

Cut off their "thief hand" and they won't steal but once more.

posted @ Monday, September 15, 2014 - 19:49

Police arrest gun-toting alleged Athens gang member at Clarke Central-Cedar Shoals game

Shaddrick Demerious will have everyone at his place of employment vouch for his character. "He's a fine upstanding member of the community" his preacher will say. "He was framed."

posted @ Monday, September 15, 2014 - 19:42

Police seek duo who stole elderly Athens woman's credit cards, charged $10k

If you can't vandalize and loot an innocent shop owner, you vandalize and loot an innocent shopper.

posted @ Monday, September 15, 2014 - 16:16

Olive Garden defends breadstick policy

The world has problems, and we're supposed to be worried about this?

Besides, I dine at Carrabba's for corporate Italian food, DePalmas for local Italian food, and I can fix a mean skeddy when I set my mind to it, for dine in Italian.

posted @ Monday, September 15, 2014 - 13:50

Police arrest gun-toting alleged Athens gang member at Clarke Central-Cedar Shoals game

[quote][b]Auntylib[/b] - Just a leech attached to the hind-tit of society.[/quote]

And will be for the rest of his life. However long or short that may be.

posted @ Monday, September 15, 2014 - 13:27

Police arrest gun-toting alleged Athens gang member at Clarke Central-Cedar Shoals game

Alleged. He allegedly is a gang member. He allegedly had a gun. Allegedly in his front pocket. Allegedly it was a revolver. He allegedly didn't have a gun permit. He allegedly was on school property. Which property he allegedly had been barred from.

That's a lot of alleged. Dr. Mauldin sez: "Take two doses of probation and I'll see you in six weeks when you're arrested for probation violation". And no, Mauldin isn't a real doctor, but he plays well to the voters.

posted @ Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:33

Lumpkin to retire as Athens-Clarke police chief, named finalist for Savannah chief

It's called Double Dipping, and it used to be illegal in the federal system. I know of a few folks that have "retired" only to be rehired by the same department, and who work at the same desk even, and receive a retirement check AND a paycheck.

And we wonder why governments are broke and taxpayers are strapped.

I'd not be surprised if Lumpkin didn't end up on the short list to replace himself.

posted @ Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 08:07

Rare Footage of Civil War Veterans Doing the Rebel Yell

There are crickets in this place. I thought they had abandoned it too.

posted @ Friday, September 12, 2014 - 16:36

Hiltzik: Despite business grousing, Obama good on economy

Yeah. Wishful thinking, as employers only added 142,000 jobs in August.

"We guess" and reality rarely are the same.

Oh, but don't fear. They'll likely tinker with the numbers, massage them really good, and rearrange them in such a manner as to cast a good light, and all before the November elections.

posted @ Friday, September 12, 2014 - 08:07

Escaped school shooter captured near Ohio prison

The death penalty resolves forever if this kid/adult will harm others in the future, and as a bonus it cuts down on the costs of incarceration. It's a shame that an entire community has to fear this a*hole years after his skilling spree.

posted @ Friday, September 12, 2014 - 07:59

Florida man feared to be armed arrested in Athens for stalking ex-girlfriend

He should be flown back to Fla, and during the flight he should be allowed to escape @ 33,000' over the Okefenokee.

posted @ Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 14:58

French women bid topless sunbathing 'adieu'

Just one? Seriously.

posted @ Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 14:18

Teacher accidentally shoots self in leg at school

Carrying a round chambered is foolish 99% of the time. And for the record, a revolver always has a round "chambered". Also, some semi-auto's don't have a "hammer" that the user can cock, like my Glock 19. "Hammerless".

posted @ Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 14:16

Man grabs Athens cop's gun a week after fellow officer shot with own weapon

When we bury a few of them this [filtered word]'ll stop. It should be looked at as attempted murder when you try to take a cops gun during any encounter you have with them, shots fired or not. Of course, what 's the penalty for attempted murder of a police officer? Probation.

posted @ Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 15:19

Athens police looking for alleged shooter

It's COD. No one said what condition the package had to be in.

I know times are tight, but a grand isn't worth it. Make it $10k and you got a posse. Hell, they'll probably turn themselves in for that kind of cash.

posted @ Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 14:07

The Editor's Desk: Lessons from Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place

[quote] there’s a photo from Pittsburgh showing the installation of high-quality temporary signage indicating the time it takes to bicycle or walk to various places from a given intersection or other landmark.

It occurs to me that local advocates might want to do something similar here on occasion. [/quote]

Yes. Because I've always wanted to drive to the arch to see how long it would take to walk to the Athena statue.

The realities are that we're a driving nation. @Jim: What are the realities that you would walk from your office to Clocked for lunch, then walk back? Slim or none? And that's just a few blocks. It takes time from your lunch hour - assuming you get an hour - or it pads your lunch hour into an hour and a half. And it's 95 degrees. So drive it is.

And lets face it, walkers don't line the coffers of the parking authority.

posted @ Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 14:01

Athens police looking for alleged shooter

Naaaa. The limp spined DA will give him probation, and TWO ankle monitors.

For some reason the rest of society is punished for people like this. We're suffering the consequences, and we will continue to be punished till they eliminate the urgent desire to coddle repeat criminals to the detriment of the rest of the law abiding, working and taxpaying citizenry.

posted @ Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 11:21

Obama to seek arms, training for Syrian opposition

Actually, they shouldn't be talking about this at all. They should be doing. Talk can be saved for later.

Or, they can talk, talk, talk, till the cows come home, blab all over the international news networks what they are going to do, give the enemy a heads up, and whatever ends up happening will cost US lives and be deemed a failure by historians.

Never brag about what you are going to do .... "We're going to follow them to the gates of hell!!" ... You just go kick their a** fast and hard and non stop till they're not a threat and their children and grandchildren are not a threat.

posted @ Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 08:11

With UGA out, 2 nonprofits share $3.3 million ACA navigators grant

I woulda thought that by now - seeing as how "everyone" is supposed to have purchased health insurance this past spring - that no additional monies will have to be spent to help people buy what they already have purchased.

Oh well, so it goes with government run programs. Spend, spend, spend. Then proclaim how effective the program is, hire more folks to fix the problem and spend, spend, spend. Then proclaim how effective the program is, hire more folks to fix the problem and spend, spend, spend.

It's endless.

posted @ Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 07:59

Man grabs Athens cop's gun a week after fellow officer shot with own weapon

Meth head. Good for nothing.

My guess is that he'll get a bad case of probation, be back on the streets and stoned out of his gourd by the end of the week.

posted @ Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 16:44

Alperovitz: Is economic stagnation the new normal?

No one can get a good read on the economy for all the tinkering that happens with nearly every President, Congress, Governor, State Legislature, Mayors and County/City Commissioners.

posted @ Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 09:40

Coleman: Shoplifting arrest seemed heavy-handed

They let the ghost go a few months back. Budget cuts you know. That and one never knew when he was at work or not. I think the headline writer position is now rotating, and today is Jim's rotation into Chief Headline Writer, but only from 9 till 11. Then he shifts to Director of Sanitation and takes out the trash.

posted @ Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 09:33

Athens man and sister arrested for threatening to shoot during fight at Bethel Midtown Village

There is no downside to bad behavior. Not for them anyway. They can't lose their allowance. Yeah, they might get some jail time, that's if the DA DA doesn't put them on probation. But when they get out, they jump right back into the system getting their housing allowance, food allowance, medical allowance, transportation allowance, clothing allowance, utility allowance, etc and so on.

posted @ Monday, September 8, 2014 - 16:14

Athens man arrested after allegedly choking, stabbing girlfriend

I go to bed early on Sunday night and miss all the good stuff. Drink'n, fight'n and stab'n. Sounds like one hell of a Friday or Saturday night.

posted @ Monday, September 8, 2014 - 15:00

Athens man and sister arrested for threatening to shoot during fight at Bethel Midtown Village

"People in the crowd that were watching the fight yelled out alerts that officers were arriving at the complex"

I bet they yelled "Five Oh, Five Oh, Five Oh" as they all ran to the corners of the complex, whooped out their trusty Obama phones and started rolling tape. Nothing is too good for our welfare queens.

And hey, isn't running a business, a hair salon, in the apartment prohibited by zoning? Toss them out.

posted @ Monday, September 8, 2014 - 14:57

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