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Shoes, homemade rifle and tires stolen in Athens

How does one make a homemade AR-15?

posted @ Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 16:54

Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

I found this one. Oh, you meant nudes, not news, pictures. Never mind.

posted @ Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 16:00

Former Va. governor's corruption case goes to jury

Nothing like throwing your spouse under the bus to save your own hide.

posted @ Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 13:35

Girl said Uzi was too much for her

NRA’s reaction to 9-year-old girl’s fatal Uzi shooting:
Kids should ‘have fun at shooting range’

Published time: August 28, 2014

On Wednesday afternoon, the gun lobby posted a link from its NRA Women account directing followers to an article titled “7 Ways Children Can Have Fun at the Shooting Range,” from the magazine Women’s Outdoor News.

http://rt.com/usa/183484-nra-shooting-range-child/

posted @ Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 13:31

Defendant in Emily Bowman hit-and-run loses bid to suppress evidence

I trust ACCPD lifted fingerprints from the open bottle of liquor in the truck's cab.

posted @ Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:32

Former House majority leader Cantor joins investment bank

Let's have a show of hands by folks surprised that a career politician accepted a Wall Street investment banking job.

posted @ Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 10:18

Kahne charges past Kenseth and Hamlin en route to Atlanta win

Congratulations, Danica and crew, on quietly working No. 10 from 27th to 6th. Wish you could have held on to 4th.

http://www.foxsports.com/nascar/story/danica-patrick-scores-career-best-...

posted @ Monday, September 1, 2014 - 09:55

Texas' Perry says disparaging tweet unauthorized

"Oops."

posted @ Monday, September 1, 2014 - 09:53

State of panic: South Carolina, Clemson both lose openers

Opening game loss and the armchair coaches are already talking about firing staff.

posted @ Monday, September 1, 2014 - 07:54

Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

"[Judge Lee] Yeakel was nominated by President George W. Bush on May 1, 2003, to a seat vacated by Judge James R. Nowlin. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on July 28, 2003 and received his commission on July 29, 2003." - Wiki

posted @ Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 09:36

Barista-stand owner faces prostitution charge

posted @ Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 09:31

World is on brink of unprecedented wave of extinction, says UGA's Farmer

[quote][b]TeeWee[/b] - @mpd0.59:
Thank you for the chart as it proves the 400ppm was a blip, a glitch, an error.[/quote]
Evidently you don't how to read a graph, because a blip/glitch/error would have caused a transitory spike, and the subsequent measurements would have reverted back to the trend line. The chart clearly shows no such anomaly, plus the ice core measurements had nothing to do with some reporting station in Hawaii.
[quote] I would not waste my time attending this lecture. I would not accord him the honor of my presence nor give him any respect. [/quote]
In other words, your ego won't allow you to risk your ideas being discredited in a public exchange.
[quote] Either the professors research was so sloppy that he didn't pick up on the glitch or he was satisfied to use the false data. Because of this gross error, all his findings are suspect. [/quote]
Coincidentally I see that professor Farmer has responded to your claims on this blog. What is your response, or do you feel he is worthy of one? We are waiting...

posted @ Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 13:01

World is on brink of unprecedented wave of extinction, says UGA's Farmer

[quote][b]TeeWee[/b] - @makeitso: The work being done at CERN will eventually produce a new form of inexhaustible energy.  There is also very exciting research being done to identify Anti Matter. [/quote]
That's very experimental and very far down the road, assuming you could even safely contain and control the massive energy and radiation from a matter anti-matter reaction. In comparison, look at how many decades scientists have been working on a commercial fusion reactor and that's proven science.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fusion_power

[quote] Researchers are also making discoveries into Dark Matter.[/quote]
Dark Matter is only a theory, and it came about because "something" was needed to explain why the expansion of the universe was not slowing down, as predicted by existing gravitational theory. Interesting how you could accept something as highly theoretical and unproven as dark matter, yet would quickly discount all the measurements and science behind global climate change.

[quote] Wind and solar are ancient forms of energy... [/quote]
What do you think fossil fuels are??
[quote]... which have proven to be u reliable, ineffective and expensive which is why they were replaced.[/quote]
Energy independence depends on tapping a variety of energy sources, the selection of which is appropriate and cost effective for each unique location. Wind, solar, geothermal, hydro, nuclear, ocean, etc, are not practical at every location.

posted @ Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 12:47

World is on brink of unprecedented wave of extinction, says UGA's Farmer

[quote][b]TeeWee[/b] -      Why  do we give any weight to these  wild eyed professors who run down the street with their  pants on fire shouting their radical  predictions?  This guy is employing false data.    [/quote]
I challenge you to attend the next lecture in the series on Sept 11 and to discredit the presenter's facts and analyses during the Q&A session, then report back to us. Do you accept the challenge?
[quote] The 400 ppm CO2 report was a brief blip from one reporting station in Hawaii and researchers published a correction a short time later.[/quote]
If it was a blip, why has the CO2 concentration continued to rise?

posted @ Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 12:01

Victim's family feels sorry for girl who shot Uzi

http://bulletsandburgers.com/

posted @ Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 08:17

Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

posted @ Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 08:05

Federal judge halts key part of Texas abortion law

For all you rightwingers, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel is a former Marine (1967-1970). In 2003 he was nominated by George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate as federal judge.

posted @ Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 08:01

Country singer Kenny Chesney performs two-hour free show at Georgia Theatre

Don't you love it when an artist starts on time.

posted @ Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 06:18

Country superstar Kenny Chesney performs tonight at Georgia Theatre

What a BIG surprise, even for Athens.

posted @ Friday, August 29, 2014 - 11:38

Boutique hotel to open in former Foundry Park Inn

Some of you guys always seem to be looking for a scandal.

"Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar."

posted @ Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:04

Isakson says U.S. has an interest in stopping ISIS

@snarkydude: This article is about Isakson. I wanted to point out that he voted for the very bill which authorized the automatic sequester cuts to the military, while Saxby voted against it.

posted @ Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:33

Isakson says U.S. has an interest in stopping ISIS

[quote][b]TeeWee[/b] - @mpd0.59: President Obama insisted on the sequester to be added to the budget deal. [/quote]
Once again you glossed over significant contextual details. You failed to mention the debt ceiling, which was why these events happened in the first place. The Dems wanted a "clean" vote on raising the debt limit, but the Repubs insisted on tying it to substantial spending cuts. In order to avoid another partial gubbermint shutdown, The President and the Congressional leaders agreed to the Budget Control Act to raise the debt limit on the condition that a bi-partisan budget supercommittee would be established to define $1.2 trillion in spending cuts. As part of the BCA, the sequester was a draconian fallback measure meant to cajole the supercommittee into reaching an agreement. The supercommittee failed, and the sequester cuts automatically went into effect. That's how it really happened. Curious you never mentioned the bi-partisan supercommittee.
[quote] I didn't gloss over anything. I didn't even bring it up because it's a moot point.[/quote]
At first you said "The Republicans called the President out on this one and voted for the budget". In actuality about one-third of House Republicans and 40% of Senate Republicans, including Saxby Chambliss, voted against the BCA. Not exactly the ground swell of Republican support you glossed over.
[quote] The President signed the budget deal with his sequester.[/quote]
Congress including the Republican controlled House had to pass the BCA in order to get it to the President's desk, but we'll gloss over that inconvenient truth in the interest of Obama bashing.
[quote] The country needed a budget very badly, even a bad one. [/quote]
The country's most pressing need at the time was to raise the debt ceiling on spending already authorized by Congress in order to prevent another shutdown.

posted @ Friday, August 29, 2014 - 09:11

Isakson says U.S. has an interest in stopping ISIS

[quote][b]TeeWee[/b] - @mpd0.59: The Republicans called the President out on this one ... [/quote]
You glossed over the fact that nineteen Republican Senators voted against the bill, including Saxby Chambliss. Too bad Isakson didn't have the same insight.

posted @ Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 17:17

Isakson says U.S. has an interest in stopping ISIS

[quote][b]snarkydude[/b] - @mpd0.59: The President signed that law. Do you suppose he has any responsibility here?[/quote]
Isakson voted for the bill. Do you suppose he has any responsibility here? Oh...I forgot...to you Repubs, everything is Barack Obama's fault.

posted @ Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 17:06

Largest Kroger in Georgia opened Wednesday in north Athens

[quote][b]cyou299[/b] - I need bananas, milk, and shampoo...[/quote]
They place necessities around the periphery of store to make you walk through the discretionary and impulse items.
[quote] ...that's over a 1/3 mile minimum.[/quote]
Isn't there a walk-in clinic in the store?

posted @ Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 10:37

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