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Deal set to sign bill expanding gun rights in Georgia

Bars and nightclubs can opt-out by posting a No Firearms sign. It presents an interesting dilema. If an establishments forbids firearms, criminal minds know most patrons are unarmed. If an establishment allows firearms, patrons may stay away, knowing what can happen when you mix alcohol with firearms, i.e. a barfight turns into a firefight.

posted @ Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 09:17

Meet the Creatures: Athens newest brewery set to pour this weekend

[quote][b]Athens Trojan[/b] - I am curious. What became of the law about being a certain distance from a church? Isn't this catty corner across from 1st Baptist Church? [/quote]
The applicant can apply for a distance waiver.

posted @ Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 08:11

Washington gridlock stalling economy, former Treasury head Rubin says in Athens

Rubin is right.

posted @ Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 08:00

Fraud reported in land deal

I thought OC residents was better than this.

posted @ Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 07:52

Lindsay Lohan reveals miscarriage in the 'Lindsay' finale on OWN

[quote][b]Jaki[/b] - .....and who really cares?
...asks the man who read the article after seeing the headline.

posted @ Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:48

Bob Dole says US should send weapons to Ukraine

Be careful to whom you give which weapons. We supplied Stinger missles to the Afghan resistance so they could battle the Russians, and they later turned up in the hands of the Taliban, becoming a theat to our aircraft.

posted @ Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:40

Noisy church service in rural Athens area prompts complaint

So now people are playing the religious freedom card.

posted @ Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:26

Transit contract would end free rides on UGA's Prince Avenue route

As long as there are sufficient common stops where you can transfer between the two systems, it makes sense to eliminate overlapping routes.

posted @ Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:17

Police: Victim, suspect in Cumberland Mall shooting dead

By shear luck I usually park outside Dillards as opposed to Macy's.

posted @ Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:10

Blog: Grantham's Louisville salary: $975,000

So a defensive coordinator can make at least twice POTUS's salary.

posted @ Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:07

Plans unveiled for downtown Augusta safety unit

"First Friday" started out as a community supported, family themed recurring event, but it morphed into groups of young people and gangs roaming around, partying, and causing commotion. Community support disappeared along with the families.

posted @ Monday, April 21, 2014 - 09:08

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

I never thought of biofuel as being cleaner than petroleum, just a supplement.

posted @ Monday, April 21, 2014 - 08:52

Has racism been factor in treatment of President Obama?

posted @ Monday, April 21, 2014 - 08:41

Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email

Isn't Fox always complaining about political correctness?

posted @ Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 12:58

Gov. Deal set to sign bill expanding gun rights in Georgia

@2bits2say: This is what happens when your keep clicking on the Post Comment button, i.e. it queues up all your clicks. Click it once then WAIT until the server finally responds.

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 17:33

Atheist national conference aims at Mormon church

Today [2010] the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released the results of a new “religious knowledge” survey that came to a discouraging — but not unexpected — result.

It discovered that, on average, atheists and agnostics are more knowledgeable about religion than believers.

Read more at http://www.beliefnet.com/columnists/omeoflittlefaith/2010/09/atheists-kn...

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 12:33

Pot shots taken at hobby airplane flown in Madison County

[quote][b]TeeWee[/b] - @Ben Had:
I have carried a weapon all my life. [/quote]
It's not you who concerns us.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The suspect in this weekend's fatal shooting at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, had a lengthy history of violent, white supremacist behavior.


Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, began publishing white supremacist literature and organizing paramilitary groups in North Carolina in the 80s.

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 12:08

Gov. Deal set to sign bill expanding gun rights in Georgia

[quote][b]TeeWee[/b] - @dawgette:
Likely nothing will go weong. After the shift we would transfer our firearms to an off duty holster and we would all meet up at a watering hole owned by a retired FBI agent for 'one'. [/quote]
You're talking about a cop bar. The rest of us are talking about sports bars, college bars, nightclubs, and drinking holes where people of various ages and degrees of maturity and anger control are thrown together.

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 11:42

Gov. Deal set to sign bill expanding gun rights in Georgia

[quote][b]Digdug[/b] -
What makes you think they were complying before? [/quote]
What makes you think I was thinking they were complying before? I'm saying the new law won't change their behavior, but it will change leo's behavior, because they can't stop a toter simply to check for a permit.

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 11:37

Police curious about motive behind man seeking tours of UGA sorority houses

@snarkydude: There's difference betwen political correctness and naiveté.

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 11:29

SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies

Now why would a socialist President turn a gubbermint run space program over to the private sector?

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 11:18

US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

The U.S. is a net exporter of oil, becoming more so due to fracking technology and conservation measures, plus we have a lot of natural gas reserves.

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 11:13

Athens woman is fraud victim

...to purchase a Vanilla Reload Network money card

Another tell.

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:15

Athens man falls for scam

...the caller told him to get a Green Dot Money card

There's the tell.

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:13

Hull man punched after watching stripper

A couple of things are out of sync in this story. First, VIP rooms are private and typically not shared with a stranger. Second, the victim said $100 cash, his driver’s license and his U.S. Navy Credit Union card were missing from his wallet. Notice it didn't say his wallet was missing. If someone was going to rob you, they'd take the wallet and go through it later. There are also security cameras in the VIP rooms and around the premises. If the victim's story holds up, the perp should be on camera. However, I'm reserving judgment until I've heard more, if we hear more.

posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:06

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