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Today's editorial cartoon

We can only hope that Congress (and the state house, and courthouse) will get out of the way.

Regardless, if we succeed in pulling ourselves out of the ditch, they'll be the first to crow in front of the tv cameras and pat themselves on the back in a congratulatory song, oblivious that we've been successful in spite of their tinkering, not because of it.

posted @ Monday, January 5, 2015 - 12:56

Police join family mourning slain NYPD officer

Politicians ........ Most have their head so far up their, errr.... that part, that they can't see the reality of their actions and statements. And since they can't see the damage being done, they continue to act as if their ..... the stuff that comes out of where their head is ..... don't stink.

posted @ Monday, January 5, 2015 - 12:49

Man jailed on charges he left 7-month-old to drink

What's that saying? You get what you pay for.

Minimum wage don't get what it used to.

posted @ Friday, January 2, 2015 - 15:28

Oregon players mock Winston, chant 'No means no!'

Snot nosed brat needed to be taken down a bunch of notches. Kids got a temper from what I saw. A "It's your fault I'm not great" attitude.

posted @ Friday, January 2, 2015 - 13:24

Multistate crime spree leaves 2 dead, 3 wounded

Just damn. Not the family tradition you want to set a precedent for.

posted @ Friday, January 2, 2015 - 13:16

Oconee deputies, Atlanta police working to ID thieves in massive theft from Watkinsville AT&T store

“We’re still working to identify those involved,” Weems said

Employees or management?

posted @ Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 09:38

Sirkin: U.S. needs tech skills of European workers

Besides, it's hard to get a degree in those schools. You have to, you know, learn math and such. Spend lots and lots of time studying, and learning foreign languages like calculus and memorize things like the periodic table of elements, and know stuff in scientific lingo. No one I know texts stuff like that with their friends at the bar.

posted @ Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 14:49

Sirkin: U.S. needs tech skills of European workers

We import some workers for the high-tech jobs, and some workers import themselves for the low-tech jobs. Nice. Taxpayers in the middle pick up the cost in higher taxes for both ends.

posted @ Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 14:46

No health insurance? Penalties to rise in 2015

Wow. "No exceptions" means rampant fraud.

My grandkids walked on my back, cracked my back like the chiropractor does, they should be able to bill this one-and-done insurance company (no exceptions you said) and get paid.

I took care of my infirm aunt, I should get the same pay that a long-term-care nursing home would - no exceptions you said.

My wife said I was crazy, saved me a trip to the shrink, she gets to bill the insurance for the diagnosis - and get paid - no exceptions.

My brother is a GP-MD, he bills the insurance company for seeing me - no exceptions - and we split the take. We see each other a lot. I now have a nice big boat.

posted @ Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 10:32

What Others Say: Economics working against Russia's Putin (The Augusta Chronicle)

He/she has friends?

Amazing.

posted @ Monday, December 29, 2014 - 16:46

Top 10 Georgia stories of 2014

So how many of y'all are left?

No one is in AthensTalks, proper anymore, weeks go by, months even, without any soul posting.

And paper wide, only 46 comments today. I know teens that would "just die" if they only had 46 comments on their facebook page or twitter account.

Y'all have a safe and Happy New Year if I don't see ya again. Till next year.

posted @ Monday, December 29, 2014 - 16:43

Cat accidentally sold with mattress back home

What a horrible story title. Where do you get these title writers anyway?

posted @ Monday, December 29, 2014 - 15:15

Downtown ruckus results in one arrest

I agree with you. And while I wasn't there, the person with the weapon was. He above you and I, know if doing so was called for. Hopefully he wasn't drinking. And as bad as downtown is getting, it's probably is a good is to have a designated concealed weapons permitted driver. Chauffer and bodyguard all rolled into one.

posted @ Monday, December 29, 2014 - 15:08

Downtown ruckus results in one arrest

They were on the street.

posted @ Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:25

Citizen helps in wake of Waffle House theft

There are good people out there. We just never hear about them.

posted @ Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:23

Police: Man was locking, not stealing from cars

A couple nights in a warm bed, a half dozen hot meals, a complete physical, hot shower to boot, and he'll have learned his lesson.

posted @ Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 17:15

Shoplifter sought after stealing vodka

Hope it was some good vodka. I don't partake of that though. Bourbon, and good stuff at that, is my sipping beverage of choice. But you enjoy my friend, as they don't have a happy-hour in the pokey. Luckily for you the odds are that you'll be out on probation in time to tipple another round.

posted @ Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 17:11

Athens cop pepper sprays alleged shoplifter

Wednesday? He's out on bond, set low enough that he could afford it. And he's back today picking through the "after Christmas" sales racks seeing if the five-fingered-discount is being honored today.

Meanwhile the cop is still writing up reports.

The DA will eventually dismiss the charges as a forgetful chopper. At worst he'll be banned (but never enforced) from Bells.

Oh, and fighting with a cop should result in a harsher sentence. but you know. It's ACC. The land of the cushy criminal "just us" system that taxpayers pay for, over and over and over and over, never getting anything but the same revolving door and lame punishments, and that's if they even bother to try the case.

posted @ Friday, December 26, 2014 - 12:46

Speaking of Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny...

Time got by on me. But no one reads this anyway, so.....

Maybe I'll be back in another week. Maybe not.

The pulse is gone, no brain activity......ain't that the truth though?

posted @ Friday, December 26, 2014 - 10:29

Timberlake: Global warming data misleading

There may actually be global warming, climate change, or whatever they tag it as next year.

The real question should be, will taxing American to death solve any of it?

Spell it out all you pro tax liberals. Explain how it'll all be better if only the government was in charge of everything.

posted @ Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:48

Stevie J ordered to rehab after failing drug tests

Exactly

posted @ Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:44

Killings of 2 New York officers trigger backlash

You reap what you sow. And discord, violence and hatred are strewn about more frequently than love, respect and honor. Not one of the protest leaders, civil rights pimps, or elected "leaders" has encouraged their flock to obey the law. Quite the opposite actually.

posted @ Monday, December 22, 2014 - 10:31

Obama: As a black man he's been mistaken for valet

[quote][b]AbidingDude[/b] -

Kind of an odd claim for a guy who wanted to be a public servant...

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And he's not even a good one at that.

posted @ Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:04

Obama: As a black man he's been mistaken for valet

[Quote] Obama said. "It's one thing for me to be mistaken for a waiter at a gala. It's another thing for my son to be mistaken [Quote/]

Really? He's dragging out that "son" claim. Again.

posted @ Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:36

Obama: As a black man he's been mistaken for valet

Only the 1% can afford to valet. The rest of up poor taxpayers have to self park. That costs too.

posted @ Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:33

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