No comments about how these guys are thugs? No comments about housing projects? Weird. Wonder if it has anything to do with their skin color....posted @ Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 12:47
The comments in this article show what disdain some people have for public education and teachers. Many of you condemned the family that allowed their child to die, rather than give them medical attention by professionals. You downvoted someone's statement about performing surgery on your child. Yet, there seems to be a clear sentiment that professionals who have professional training in educating others are no more qualified than anyone else.posted @ Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 09:24
So happy that everyone is okay!posted @ Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 15:29
[quote][b]grove600[/b] - It's all fun and games, till someone gets hurt.
Field trip? Really? [/quote]
Not that this is the appropriate time to discuss this, but these field trips are amazing learning opportunities. The students are engaged like they've never been before.
Yes, there is free time. What exactly do you even mean?
The staff at Tybee Island was incredible when we were there. Accidents happen and right now, I'm just hoping that everyone involved is okay.posted @ Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 22:29
Thoughts are with the faculty and family at OAES.posted @ Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 20:57
[quote][b]The_Truth[/b] - @TrollKiller: Point taken. I'm not faulting him. For the millionth time, my grief is with the media for headlining a decision that should be left between Collins, his family, and his friends. I enjoy watching basketball, but quite frankly I do not need to know the sexual preferences of the players. It's THEIR business.
The point is everyone already knows the sexual orientation of sports players. They assume that all pro basketball players, pro football players, etc are straight. There have been dozens of quotes to this effect from coaches and players.
When gays are treated equally in this country, then coming out won't be such a big deal. But when gay Americans aren't allowed to visit the bedside of their spouse in the hospital, when the same rights that straight Americans enjoy are denied to them, coming out is a big deal. It means a lot to the gay kid who wants to be a basketball player one day, but may feel like that isn't an option right now.
If you're so NOT interested in this story, then why have you spent so much time commenting on it today? You and all the other people who have such a problem with Collins coming out are the reason he came out.posted @ Monday, April 29, 2013 - 22:32
[quote][b]oconeefellow[/b] - Noted that the headline wasn't Democratic Congressman Son Arrested...wonder if that would happen to Paul Broun
Barrow is hardly a Democrat. I'd call him a DINO.posted @ Saturday, March 23, 2013 - 09:52
[quote]I disagree. These are professional organized criminals that cause billions in damages to American business each year.
If that's the standard, there should be several dozen CEOs in prison. There are plenty rapists, murderers, child molesters, and wife beaters to fill our prisons. Putting people in prison for non-violent offences is not the best use of taxpayer money.posted @ Monday, March 18, 2013 - 16:36
Identify theft and hacking are problems that need to be dealt with, but prison time? Three years?! That's insane. All these hackers, kids who smoke pot, etc are filling up our for-profit prisons and it's sad.posted @ Monday, March 18, 2013 - 12:17
Those text messages are not gone. Text messages are never gone. They can subpoena his provider and get all those texts back.posted @ Friday, March 8, 2013 - 10:10
I wish this article had been posted Friday. Would have taken the fam.posted @ Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 09:17
[quote][b]Treyinathens[/b] - I am sure all the libs who have ripped Rep. Broun for his son's digressions will be quick to do the same in this case.
First, show me a liberal who actually likes John Barrow. And as a lib who didn't bash Broun (at least I don't think I did), I'll go ahead and say that I just BARELY like Barrow more than Broun.posted @ Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 11:48
[quote][b]keepitsimple[/b] - Hmmm...funny no letter beside Johns name? Either way...it's a family matter in my opinion better to be handled by family.
"His father, a Democrat from Augusta..."posted @ Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 11:46
Y'all need an editor.
11th paragraph - "just to long"
It should be "too."posted @ Sunday, January 6, 2013 - 15:19
A handgun has many uses and provides benefits to and meet needs that differ greatly from a rifle or shotgun. Tell a pilot friend of mine that was shot down over nam, that he should have carried a rifle in his aircraft instead of the pistol. Tell it to some of the people that have defended themselves with a pistol that they should have wielded a bulky rifke or shotgun around, beside the bed, or in their glove box, instead of a pistol. Go find that woman who was being beatten at her car, saved by a man driving by who grabbed his pistol in defense of her attacker. Tell her he should have had no weapon, or had to dig out a rifle with a 26" barell.
Rifles can not be as easily concealed, hidden in a vehicle, or at home for that matter, as easily as a pistol which can be carried in a pocket, purse, belt holster, ankle holster, etc. Pistols can be deployed faster than a rifle, especially in close quarters. [/quote]
Yes, you basically said exactly what I said - handguns are great for killing people, whether in self defense or in an attack.
And yes, I agree that guns are inanimate objects. But so are every weapon. The point, which I've tried to get people to acknowledge several times, is that there is a line. A bomb is an inanimate object, but I assume that even the folks on here would agree that people shouldn't be allowed to buy a bomb at a store for self defense. Judging by some of the comments on here, I guess that's probably making a big leap.
I wish folks on here could have a civil conversation (not directed at you grove, but the majority of other posters).posted @ Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 17:01
Why do you have so much hate in your heart? You hope that I never have children just because I'm questioning the wisdom of people having handguns? I can't imagine why a discussion like this would make you so angry. I have two children, sorry. I hope to raise them so that they don't ever have the darkness that resides inside of you.posted @ Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 11:59
So many of you are quick to calls names. Shame.
People have pointed out that knives kill people and shotguns kill people yes. But handguns have ONE purpose and one purpose only.
It seems like people are advocating for lawlessness and at the same time calling for stricter penalties for criminals. Should we have no laws prohibiting any weapons at all? If we should have laws prohibiting some weapons (land mines, grenades, flame throwers, automatic weapons), then what is the harm in discussing this? Why can't we have a discussion about the appropriateness of people carrying handguns around?
As for the argument that knives kill people, etc, etc. Yes, a lava lamp could kill someone too, but handguns make it much easier to do so.
I don't think everyone who opposes handguns is anti-guns. I can only speak for myself, when I say that I don't see anything wrong with having a gun. I just think that handguns are terrible weapons and cause much more harm than they do good.posted @ Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 11:58
To those of you who support people having access to handguns, why stop there? No one has addressed this so far. One commenter said that we need handguns for parity. Okay. But wouldn't an automatic weapon be better protection than a handgun? And why stop there? Wouldn't a flame thrower work well?
My serious question to all of you who are handgun fans is this: where do YOU draw the line? Or is there even a line to draw?posted @ Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 23:41
I'm so tired of this anti-gun crap. Going back to the beginning of time people have killed other people. Check out Genesis 4:5-8 if you have doubts.
It would have been much more accurate to say "People kill people". That's all it amounts to.
But handguns make it remarkably easy for people to kill others. Where do you draw the line? Why not let people have uzis? Or grenades? After all, grenades don't kill people, people with grenades kill people.
Rifles and shotguns are for hunting. Fine. But handguns? They exist for one reason - to kill other humans.posted @ Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 12:17
@wanttoknowthetruth: It says in the article that they are notifying people who might be affected by this. Naming which facility got the steroids could create panic among people who are in no danger. If your wife got steroids from a facility with the tainted meds, it sounds like someone will get in touch with you.posted @ Friday, October 5, 2012 - 07:19
So sad that these criminals make their living selling something that should never be illegal in the first place.posted @ Sunday, September 2, 2012 - 07:38
@athensroadmaster: It costs money to fix things. Can't have it both ways.posted @ Saturday, August 25, 2012 - 08:00
Re: Where have people been hearing the "rumors"?
Have a feeling several of these comments are from CCSD employees.posted @ Friday, August 24, 2012 - 20:56
@rightisright: I said the same thing and my comment was deleted. It's the word on the street. I guess it's also libelous.posted @ Friday, August 24, 2012 - 20:53
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