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Election proves Americans have no clue about solving problems

Nancy said that the voters were so content with the Dems policies, they just stayed home basking in the glow of a welfare check and the enveloping warmth of Obamacare.

Maybe California should rethink their marijuana laws to keep them away from sitting politicians.

posted @ Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:42

Athens man swallows razor blades in suicide attempt

@OconeeJoe: I know you're not talking from experience there.

posted @ Friday, November 7, 2014 - 08:15

Ambrose: Election results are opportunity for President Obama

They still list him in the staff directory, but the whole lot of them are not participating, save for Joe. And as fast and often as they update the web pages (see months old blogs, and days old story links) the whole lot of them could have all been replaced by bots.

posted @ Friday, November 7, 2014 - 08:11

Athenstalks and Thanksgiving

It'd be nice to have someone to join us, maybe help watch our 6.

Oh well, maybe, one day.

Pretty sad that if we were to do a meet-up, it'd take a table for 4, or the corner of the bar to seat us.

I'd like to see the paper make it, but have my worries that Ms Vinnie and the Oconee rag will be the biggest paper in the tri county area.

posted @ Friday, November 7, 2014 - 08:02

Purported Athens gang member pulls gun on police officer

Whaddya think this kid has cost us to date? Half a million in legal, court, DA (their share seems to be about 50 cents), police investigative, jail costs (again, not much there), property damages, loss claims, medical bills, etc.

Gives whole new meaning to "a drain on society".

posted @ Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 14:32

Athenstalks and Thanksgiving

They're doing their damndest to shutter the joint. Commenting seems to be low on their priority. Joe Johnson seems to be the only one to bother to comment, or at least give negs to people who point out the typos. Other "writers" don't care, or worse, were told to not interact with us consumers. The Director of Audience is AWOL. Probably in high level meetings with Obama's Ebola Tsar (who was that masked man?).

posted @ Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 13:02

Purported Athens gang member pulls gun on police officer

A 230 grain JHP .45 ACP is about a buck. 12 years of public education is about $12,000. 40+ years of putting up with this type of activity, priceless.

posted @ Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 12:54

Purported Athens gang member re-arrested months after allegedly wounding three in drive-by shooting

[quote][b]OCCountry[/b] - there is no excuse for violent felons to be out.[/quote]

It's "progressive" to live among criminals, and you prove your liberalness by getting robbed, burgled and otherwise victimized by that segment of society. I suppose it somehow validates your beliefs that rich people who obey the laws are bad people that need to be taxed into submission.

posted @ Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 10:29

Police respond to suicide threat

Probably were razor blades......that or an electric shaver. One never knows with these crack reporters.

posted @ Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 09:45

Obama sets afternoon news conference on election

I tried to watch it, but it was embarrassing and sickening. Anyone that can still enthusiastically support him must be deaf, dumb and blind. Psych majors will be writing doctorial thesis about this guy for centuries.

posted @ Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 09:42

Here's how Athens voted in each November election since 2000

The answer my dear friends is endemic of the trials and tribulations of the ABH. Old, outdated and stale stories with broken links, typos, and seriously flat out wrong information. My guess is as things slide further down that hole, it'll get worse, worser, and worsest.

posted @ Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 09:37

Athenstalks and Thanksgiving

If they do, I'll miss the two of you. Maybe y'all can join the rowdy folks over on the dark side. That's if you haven't already.

posted @ Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 09:32

Purported Athens gang member re-arrested months after allegedly wounding three in drive-by shooting

I'm a member of the Gotta Job Gang. We toil and sweat for 8+ hours a day, care for our loving family at night, and go golfing or fishing or hunting or to ball games on the weekends. My gang is bigger than any wannabe gang that goes by a silly name. Acts against my gang members by those rival wannabe gangs will be met with extreme retaliation from my gangs enforcers. It might result in something as extreme and horrid as probation if the crime happens in ACC. But take your thugishness outside of the county, and it could get real bad for you.

posted @ Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 09:24

Oconee voters approve liquor referendum

@sweept: It's just that you hear that "logic" every now and then as "the reason" to keep liquor out of the county. "5 year olds will be buying beer at the 7-11", "Husbands will be going home drunk to their wives each night.". Don't know where they get ideas like that, but they're out there.

posted @ Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 12:02

3 charged with feeding homeless in Fort Lauderdale

Geeeeeeeeeez. They'll never - ever - not in a million bazillion years - ever pass a law like that in Athens Clarke, home of the destitute, downtrodden, poor, hungry, homeless, drug addicts, pimps, hos, thugs (but not one gang member to date), unemployed, criminals, on parole, probation, drunk college kids, panhandlers (or are those really bad street entertainers?), starving musicians and artists, and well oiled liberals to cater to their every whim and need.

Maybe Ft Lauderdale should bus their homeless up here. Welcoming arms are waiting.

posted @ Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 11:57

Oconee voters approve liquor referendum

"Next thing you know there'll be 30, maybe 40 strip clubs."

Never mind the fact that Athens can't even support one strip club.

It won't be as bad as predicted, nor will it be as good as it is predicted.

posted @ Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:46

Athenstalks and Thanksgiving

The ABH staffers don't even come around to get harassed by us like they used to. And I showered and put on deodorant and aftershave.

posted @ Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 07:55

Athens commission votes to expand parking program

"Git off my lawn, punks."

posted @ Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 07:44

Nunn wants to use government to solve problems

@dahreese:

He was doing his job, for the benefit of the company and the shareholders. It more than likely was a tough job that the company wanted and needed to be done. So handling a tough situation for the betterment of the company/shareholders probably means that he'll handle the tough job for the betterment of the state/citizens.

In short, he did the job he was hired to do.

posted @ Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 16:35

Nunn wants to use government to solve problems

I tried to vote for Nunn of the above. Was told to vote for Wright Inn.

posted @ Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 16:29

Athenstalks and Thanksgiving

And not one peep from the new hire who was to save the place. Do we really need a VP of audience for just the two of us?

@Maggie Louie: Are you listening?

Is anybody out there? Can anybody hear me? Stop me before I break into a Pink Floyd song.

I don't know @old33: It's kind of like getting named the manager of the third shift, and as the excitement fades you realize there isn't any third shift.

The only nice thing about the masses that mob the AT forums, is that not one politician poked their head in here all campaign long. I guess they don't want our vote. Eh?

posted @ Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 16:03

Sour mood rippling across country on Election Day

When Dumb and Dumber are the only two on the ballot, we're doomed.

Seems the ads were designed to instill upon us that it is entirely possible to pick the lesser of the two evils.

And regardless of who wins, expect this same level of horrible political messaging to start back up come January 2015.

Well, if ~this~ is what the people who represent us are like, how bad are we, really. I guess we do get the representation we deserve. But just damn.

posted @ Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 14:32

Filler: What if politicians just told the truth?

The truth? You can't handle the truth.

posted @ Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 11:47

Athenstalks and Thanksgiving

I plan to be thankful when they update the blogs. Poor Andrew has to watch movies all by his self.

posted @ Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 11:41

UGA police: Student threatened mass violence on campus with assault rifle

Stupid is as stupid does.

I don't know @OconeeJoe: Probation might be a little too tough. Maybe some community service or a fine. Maybe make him wear a sign that reads "I'm an idiot of the highest order" while standing at the corner of Lumpkin and Baxter from 7am to 6pm during the first few days of fall semester.

posted @ Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 08:08

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