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UGA students to keep pushing for discussion in wake of Ferguson, New York killings

If these students want to do something that really counts, then go to the neighborhoods and march. Tell the young men to be responsible for the babies they father, to find jobs, to stop those in the 'hoods' that sell and use drugs, to work with local law enforcement to stop the robberies, burglaries and thefts that many young blacks are involved in.
Do this and you will change the look and perception of the black neighborhoods. Nothing is forcing young black kids to make the poor decisions they make except their peers.
Work toward goals with a sincerity and success in mind. Success is not given, it is built with a purpose.

posted @ Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 07:25

Georgia and Grantham will meet again in Belk Bowl

Strongest team, most depth and likely the best prospect for a championship team in years and we end up with this!
It is hard to keep the faith when we keep coming up with 'next year'. Bama was such a delight to watch play!

posted @ Monday, December 8, 2014 - 08:07

UGA continuing probe into hacking of school's main website

Sure happened !!

posted @ Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 17:53

Today's editorial cartoon

I think you did a pretty thorough job Snark!

posted @ Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 13:05

Blog: Richt not 'all giddy' with UGA season, but says program on 'right track'

It may be on track, but coach, is the train ever going to get to the station?

posted @ Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 18:59

9 Penn State trustees demand sex abuse documents

Louis Freeh did nothing to damage the reputation of Penn State. The coaching staff and their cover-up efforts did that themselves. They were doing it until a good man with a conscious and a sense of decency decided this was wrong . Thank goodness there are still people who put right in front.

posted @ Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 08:19

Missouri beats Arkansas to kick Georgia out of SEC championship

Missouri did not kick Georgia, Georgia kicked themselves by allowing S Carolina and Florida to win. maybe next year> yeah that's it next year! How many years have we been saying that?

posted @ Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 07:05

Michael Brown's legacy continues to evolve

Legacy? The only legacy I see is the lesson for the other thugs > If you rob, steal, do dope and then attack a police officer trying to take his gun, then you are going to get shot.

posted @ Friday, November 28, 2014 - 13:15

Sheriff: Georgia teen staged shooting for attention

obviously future Mensa candidates both

posted @ Friday, November 28, 2014 - 08:03

Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies

Obviously Patrick has never been punched out. When a gorilla sized guy like Brown is punching on you and trying to get your weapon, you don't stand by and let him knock you out, knowing if he does you are likely to get shot with your own weapon.

posted @ Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 08:02

Athens businessman says he was threatened by gang member

my goodness, I need to apologize to the Hickman Drive folks I guess Wink

posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 16:13

Athens commission to consider plans to replace MLK Parkway bridge

take out the bridge and replace with a culvert as long as is needed and save a PILE of money. Oh wait, this is Clarke County and it is not about saving tax dollars! Nevermind!

posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 12:41

Athens businessman says he was threatened by gang member

"... College Avenue resident ..."

Wonder which address on College this is - couldn't possibly be Bethel Homes you know? Such a peaceful place

posted @ Friday, November 21, 2014 - 06:45

Athens hit by new wave of catalytic converter thefts

Good way to get a defamation law suit tossed your way.

posted @ Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 07:43

Injured RB Gurley still will be expected to fulfill conditions of NCAA reinstatement

So he has to repay the money to who ?? I bet the NCAA. what a crock!
I could not blame him if he does turn pro. Treating this guy like some sort of dangerous criminal

posted @ Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:17

Charles Manson gets marriage license

She is as crazy as he is. The State of California ought to stop this foolishness

posted @ Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 07:44

Georgia loses star RB Gurley for season with torn ACL

Don't usually agree with KJ, but it is more unfortunate than sad if one gauges sad by such standards as the child who was abused to death and young woman who nearly died.
Karma? Don't know about that , but It is unfortunate that a man with Gurley's talent and abilities winds ups with such an injury. He is right on this - those who are most upset seem to be those who stand to profit the most from his amazing abilities. Richt and the UGA athletic department, the SEC, bowl committees, sports equipment companies and others come to mind.
Sadly Todd had star dreams that are not nearly as bright as they once were.

posted @ Monday, November 17, 2014 - 08:19

Fundraising goal met for Boulevard Woods park project

May be a good idea if the 'homeless' and the thugs can be kept out. It remains to be seen whether that can be done

posted @ Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 09:33

No. 16 Georgia's resounding win over No. 9 Auburn dampened by Gurley injury

“I’d rather have Todd,” Chubb said. “He’s a game-changer. He’s a great player. Todd makes things a lot easier.”

This man Chubb is going to make some major waves in the SEC and college football in general over the next three years.

posted @ Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 08:09

Bogart woman's missing rings found

or she found out the son had taken them and did not want to have him go to jail. Seriously doubt the value she gave.

posted @ Friday, November 14, 2014 - 12:24

Private eye warned to stay of Jefferson property

" Private eye warned to stay of Jefferson property"

Probably was a bad cocktail night for the guy who wrote this.

posted @ Friday, November 14, 2014 - 07:40

Athens woman arrested based on victim's video of altercation

... like a really ugly woman who gets tossed for another woman

posted @ Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 17:34

Earthquake shakes parts of Kansas, Oklahoma

There have been quakes in that area for years.

posted @ Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:55

Accused burglar, convicted thief caught prowling at warehouse in north Athens

thought the bald one was Michael Stipe for a few seconds

posted @ Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:51

Construction well underway at mammoth Vogtle nuclear site in rural eastern Georgia

[quote][b]sweept[/b] - @retiredandhappy: I dont personally agree with it at all.. if it makes business sense, then the business should foot the bill. Happens all over tho.... any of you guys go to UGA remember being charged extra fee to build the"Spacenter" four years before they broke ground for it?
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Perhaps it would be right for them to refund the moneys they obtained prior to construction, after the two new units come on line - naw, that would make too much sense

posted @ Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 15:14

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