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
[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.
Rubin is right.posted @ Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 08:00
I thought OC residents was better than this.posted @ Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 07:52
[quote][b]Jaki[/b] - .....and who really cares?
...asks the man who read the article after seeing the headline.
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
So now people are playing the religious freedom card.posted @ Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:26
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
By shear luck I usually park outside Dillards as opposed to Macy's.posted @ Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:10
So a defensive coordinator can make at least twice POTUS's salary.posted @ Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:07
"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
I never thought of biofuel as being cleaner than petroleum, just a supplement.posted @ Monday, April 21, 2014 - 08:52
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Isn't Fox always complaining about political correctness?posted @ Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 12:58
@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
Today  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.posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 12:33
[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.
posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 12:08
Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, began publishing white supremacist literature and organizing paramilitary groups in North Carolina in the 80s.
[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.
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.
@snarkydude: There's difference betwen political correctness and naiveté.posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 11:29
Now why would a socialist President turn a gubbermint run space program over to the private sector?posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 11:18
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
...to purchase a Vanilla Reload Network money card
Another tell.posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:15
...the caller told him to get a Green Dot Money card
There's the tell.posted @ Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 10:13
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
Summary: Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. Fun facts: The first-ever Oscar ceremony, held in 1929, ran a brisk 15 minutes. By contrast, the longest was in 2002, clocking in at a monstrous 4 hours and change. As usual, there are things I loved about it and things I didn't. Rather than be snarky or complain, I'll offer a few suggestions on how the organizers might bring the show into the 21st century. First, a few thoughts on the winners: read more
Athens-Clarke County police officers responded to Pinewood Estates North on a 911 call concerning a heated domestic dispute. it reportedly was an argument over the lack of heat and food in a family's trailer and a woman was threatening to stab anyone who tried to take away her 7-month-old child. State patrol responded also, from their post nearby on U.S. Highway 29 North. The situation apparently was resolved. An officer reported he was driving the woman and infant to another home in Athens. read more