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Coldest air of the week expected early Friday

kis,

"...castles made of sand,

slips into da sea,

eventually..."

---Jimi

posted @ Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 10:44

Cedar ROTC cadets look for help to make D-Day trip

...a big waste of money on a maudlin bid to raise more cannon fodder...hope they don't make it.

posted @ Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 22:51

Cedar ROTC cadets look for help to make D-Day trip

...a big waste of money on a maudlin bid to raise more cannon fodder...hope they don't make it.

posted @ Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 22:51

West Virginia spill shows vulnerability of water supply

T,

GWB, if you had not noticed, is of no substance whatsoever, and is only an icon for a nebulous but nefarious right wing force that exists in a broader, much more dangerous mass mentality that unknowingly is pushing our collective little applecart straight into the fires of Hell. Boo!

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 22:30

West Virginia spill shows vulnerability of water supply

...if the little boat goes down it won't be because we were not bailing.

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 17:44

West Virginia spill shows vulnerability of water supply

[quote][b]TeeWee[/b] - @Ben Had:
A January 14 release as the result if a Freedom of Information Act shows the EPA is working with outside radicals such as the Sierra Club to cause the destruction of the coal industry.
[/quote]

hahaha

Outside radicals. God forbid anyone have enough cheek to try and save a planet. Sounds like science fiction.

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 15:52

Opposition mounts in plans for Silver Comet Field

"...While Paulding officials were once confident they didn't need approvals from residents to move forward with their plan..."

hahaha

County officials don't need residents' approvals. Wonder how these clown got into office.

Trouble with all development at all cost thinking is that pockets tend to get too stuffed with money for clear thinking to be done.

Suppose every one of 159 counties decided to build them an airport?

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 13:26

Opposition mounts in plans for Silver Comet Field

"...While Paulding officials were once confident they didn't need approvals from residents to move forward with their plan..."

hahaha

County officials don't need residents' approvals. Wonder how these clown got into office.

Trouble with all development at all cost thinking is that pockets tend to get too stuffed with money for clear thinking to be done.

Suppose every one of 159 counties decided to build them an airport?

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 13:26

Athens police find 'people owe me' lists in suspected meth dealer's car

Be sure "Freedom Enterprises" will not be keeping records of its historic f**kup.

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 12:51

Shake-up continues: Olivadotti, Wilson moving on from UGA

zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

nothing more boring than celebrity news

Anybody hear about the corporate mass poisoning up in West Va?

If Al Queda had done such a poisoning, we would already have invaded some wrongly targeted hapless country.

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 12:48

Four arrested in Madison County convenience store robbery

This is the new face of "job opportunity" in our stingy, mean-spirited "community" life. Jobs are being exported rapidly leaving nothing for ordinary, uneducated, non-professionals to do. NAFTA and the global trade agreements of the last twenty years have benefited nobody but big corporations and their stockholders. Military service is about the only way dorks like these can find work. Once in the military, because all the service categories have been catered to private concerns, the only thing soldiers are trained to do is police work, kicking down doors, and shooting people.

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 12:44

West Virginia spill shows vulnerability of water supply

"...West Virginia American Water and other utilities serving populations of 50,000 or more were required to submit vulnerability assessments to the EPA in 2003. The EPA keeps the assessments secret, and while it analyzed them to ensure they complied with the law, the agency has no authority to force water companies to enhance security. The assessments have not been updated since 2003..."

Hahaha.

Thanks GWB. Why in the world would they keep "assessments" secret?

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 12:33

West Virginia spill shows vulnerability of water supply

Very funny headline...as someone said, if Al Queda had poisoned the water of 300,000 people we would already have invaded the wrong country.

This is what happens when government kowtows to corporate bullies and allows public utilities like water supply to be privatized.

This is worse in many ways than the BP oil spill.

posted @ Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 12:31

Young: Rather than fight inequality, seek opportunity

[quote][b]swimdawg68[/b] - @SIGNOFF: The wealthy currently bear the largest burden in terms of dollars paid in taxes now. What do you consider "fair share"? 75% tax, 95% tax, how about 100% tax. Most liberals want to punish achievement by instilling higher taxes, and give more to the "non-producers" of society. In a capitalistic society their will always be wealthy and poor people. No amout of social engineering or tax gouging, or income redistribution wiil change that.
[/quote]

haha swimmer could more briefly just ask, "why do you hate Amerka?"

posted @ Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 18:29

The Editor's Desk: Could Georgia become 'police state'?

...this is to protect officeholders in office now who might have an inconvenient DUI or FVA violation that might spoil a bid for re election!

posted @ Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 18:14

Young: Rather than fight inequality, seek opportunity

"...Still, even the estimates preferred by conservatives, such as Congressional Budget Office numbers, show a dramatic growth in income disparities. From 1979 to 2007, incomes for the top 1 percent have nearly tripled, while increasing by 65 percent for the rest of the top one-fifth of the population, by less than 20 percent for the bottom fifth, and by 40 percent for those in the middle. Is this a problem if everyone’s fortunes improve — and if people have a chance to move up the ladder?..."

What appears to be missing from these figures are any adjustments for inflation.

Re the Soviets, it is becoming apparent that their new oligarchy resembles ours very much. Those with the right connections at the fall of the old structure gobbled up the "market opportunities" and behave just like our captains of industry.

The huge popularity of "Downton Abbey" lloks to me like a modern myth that teaches the public to be comfortable in roles subservient to the upper crust.

We are very much in a new Gilded Age. Many of us deplore welfare for the rich as well as welfare dependence at the bottom. Why does Mitt and his kind pay less tax than the bottom ten percent?

posted @ Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 10:38

Insurance Commissioner offers tips on frozen pipes

Seems Hudgens would call plumbing a "pre-existing condition" that has no remedy, not even under the hated Obamacare.

posted @ Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 12:46

The Editor's Desk: The marketplace and online commenting

hahaha

Discourse?

Productive?

Listen to any, especially the right wing flavor, political campaign rhetoric, and see if you can glean any smidgens of productive discourse therefrom...and so-called candidates surely cannot be anonymous.

The "marketplace" is another modern myth propped up by the few who hold most of the cards and most of the chips in the poker game of life.

It is not an ethereal Valhalla where justice is meted out to the worthy, lucky, rugged, and those born in the most fortunate circumstances.

Fora (note the Latin plural) like this are nada mas que idle diversion, a lot like social media, and here, no one knows if you are really just a dog.

posted @ Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 12:35

Dangerous cold descends on Athens, schools cancel classes

UGA never closes...they are all about the money and nada mas.

posted @ Monday, January 6, 2014 - 21:31

Plans delayed for Atlanta's 2nd commercial airport

We do not need a 2nd airport.

This is bullskate.

I know a little about the area. Very, very hilly. What would airport do to the local environment?

Disaster.

"Growth" for its own sake is no longer a sustainable idea.

posted @ Monday, December 23, 2013 - 09:30

NeSmith: Restoring a piece of 'Wild Man' legacy

Hahahaha.

Ole Gene, Ole Dink, the parade goes on and on don't it fellers?

To quote Jimi Hendrix, "...castles made of sand, sinks into da sea, eventually..."

posted @ Friday, December 20, 2013 - 17:52

Morgan: Obamacare can work

Capitalism is a modern myth that dominates the murky caverns of the American mass mind. It is, like all myths, just a story that reflects shadow images dancing on the cave walls.

To many, it is a "force", just like the ones the Jedi warriors invoke when they battle the bad guys.

To many, it is something to put "faith" in. It is not the opposite of socialism, though many describe it that way. Many equate socialism with all things evil. Many deny that every man, no matter how righteous, contains all the capacity for evil inside his own heart as Osama bin Laden did.

posted @ Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 11:45

Morgan: Obamacare can work

Republicans object to O-care simply, and only, because a colored man who made it to the top office sponsored it.

They continue to dispense and to feed solely on racist, xenophobic, emotion-based political claptrap.

Looking ahead to 2016 I don't think that party will have anything to offer except repealing ACA. Was not the Romney ticket a bigger joke than the McCain one?

They are pitiful.

posted @ Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 10:43

Report: Many private college presidents make $1M

The corporatization of education makes these guys just like the superstar CEO's who really do not do anything different from thousands, millions, of others in the work force. They get up in the morning, go to work, you know the routine. Yet somehow in our modern mass mentality these so called fortunate ones merit superstar, lottery jackpot level compensation.

It makes no sense whatever. Just like the movie "Trading Places", you could put any ignorant street level homeless guy in a suit and put him at that desk and the big boat would just roll along, at a big savings to the institution.

posted @ Monday, December 16, 2013 - 11:04

NeSmith: Let's build a brand for Georgia

Typical marketing/think. First, before generating hype based on illusions, let's get our state govt to agree to expand Medicaid so we can march together in a more healthy condition.

Maybe GA could establish a single payer health care system.

Military? Give us a break...God forbid we should be known for a military reputation, like our own School of Assassins in Columbus.

posted @ Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 10:28

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