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[quote][b]swimdawg68[/b] - It's also hard to clap when the words coming out of Obama's mouth are nothing more than political BS.
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Especially when it is the SOS he's been preaching for almost 6 years now. He just pulled a stump speech from one of his campaigns. Stare

posted @ Monday, January 26, 2015 - 11:35

Obama to cut short India trip to visit Saudi Arabia

Awww, too bad the President & First Lady will miss seeing the Taj Mahal! NOT!

posted @ Saturday, January 24, 2015 - 11:50

Harrop: Stop excusing non-voting millennials

The elderly are not the only ones who watch Fox News and other news. I would wager many younger Americans watch it so that they can be informed of the FACTS of all that is happening in the world today and from a perspective that is fair and balanced. Certainly not from the "do as I say, NOT do as I do," mantra!

posted @ Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 11:41

Dog hit on Prince Avenue bites rescuers

Hate to hear about more and more animals being put out on the streets and roads to fair for themselves.To be honest, I don't know which is being treated the worst these days, animals or the elderly. Probably neck and neck at this point.

posted @ Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 11:02

George Zimmerman arrested on aggravated assault charge

Why is this news???? The media could not get Zimmerman for Treyvon, so they keep dogging him on these other arrests??? Find something newsworthy like thugs and lawbreakers everywhere and nothing being done about it!
The police do their jobs, lock them up, then they're put on probation and do it again....just a revolving door.

posted @ Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 23:54

McKee: How does world respond to deaths in Paris?

@Georgia Boy:

Obama is not guilt-free. He is the one who insists that al Queda is on the run and has been pretty much dismantled. He is in denial that the war on terror is and probably will never be over as long as the radicals continue to exist and hate the western world. We need to root out and crush ISIS, al Queda, and any other radicals who seek to destroy our freedom!

And, furthermore, the so-called peaceful Muslims who call America home, need to step forward and denounce these radicals and their acts of terror thereby joining not only their home, but in all nations in the fight against them!

posted @ Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 12:08

Pedestrian fatalities on the rise in Georgia

Again, common sense comes to mind here....like TeeWee stated, we learn at an early age to look both ways when crossing a street whether at a crosswalk or not! Just saying....

posted @ Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 13:16

Pedestrian fatalities on the rise in Georgia

Again, common sense comes to mind here. Like TeeWee stated, we learn at an early age to look both ways when crossing a street whether at a crosswalk or not! What's happened to PERSONAL responsibility? Just saying....

posted @ Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 13:16

Athens hospitals offer tips for avoiding, handling the flu

Again, common sense is the answer! Unfortunately, there's not much of that around any longer!

posted @ Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:56

Athens hospitals offer tips for avoiding, handling the flu

Again, common sense is the answer! Unfortunately, there's not much of that around any longer!

posted @ Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:56

Pedestrian crosswalk flags to be tried on Prince Avenue

All this would be solved if there were no crosswalk there and pedestrians would use the crosswalk at the redlight on the corner of Barber and Prince to cross Prince. What's a few steps when it comes to your safety. And, truth be known, most of us need those extra steps...exercise is good for you! Just saying....

posted @ Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:52

Video: Christian youth conference is Classic Center's largest-ever event

This news is good for the heart as it had seemed that more and more youth were moving away from our Christian values by ceasing to attend Sunday School and Church on a daily basis. This type of event is so welcomed!

posted @ Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 13:10

VIDEO: Protesters rally for 2nd night after shooting near Ferguson

Declare Marshall Law and lock all of them up until they can learn to respect law enforcement. They can say they are harassed all they want to, but the facts are they usually commit most of the crime everywhere...what do they expect??? Police officers to buy them ice cream?

posted @ Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 18:46

Timberlake: Global warming data misleading

@Mark Farmer: Mr. Farmer still neglects to say how much, if any, extreme government regulations and fines will help this situation at this point. Nada! These actions will only keep our economy at a slow crawl, if not at a standstill, while the earth continues to remain the same.

posted @ Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 11:55

NY Mayor: No protests until after officer funerals

There should not be any protests at all. I know it's a right of all not to agree with everything these days, but this has gone over and above what one thinks. This is a safety issue for a group of people who are only doing their jobs on a daily basis. There is a procedure one can go through if they have a problem with the way an officer or officers are doing their jobs....they need to use it and stop all the rioting, looting, and downright thuggery! Two law enforcement officers are gone who left behind wives and children and who were only doing their jobs to the best of their ability. The Governor should declare Marshall Law and put a stop to this farce!!! Lock up anyone who doesn't comply!

posted @ Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 11:30

Police offer tips to keep homes, gifts safe

In other words, use COMMON SENSE folks...although I know there's not a lot of that to go around these days! Merry Christmas! Santa

posted @ Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 11:23

Bill Cosby's silence may be his best defense at this point

The media should leave the man alone. I am a woman and have no empathy for these women for their ALLEGED abuse. If they had any respect for themselves, they would have reported this abuse at the time it happened. This is all too little, too late and is just being used by the media to ruin this man and his career. And, I would wager because of his views on racism in the world today.

posted @ Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:23

AP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold death

I think this situation is playing out just like Obama plans so that he, along with his Task Force, can do away with local law enforcement and replace it with a National Police Force under the federal government with everything else they want to control.

posted @ Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 09:13

Remains of Athens man who died in World War II bomber crash to be interred at Oconee Hill Cemetery

This gentleman graduated the year I was born and was a fellow Athens High School Trojan. So happy you were found, are home, and receiving the recognition you deserve. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice for our freedom! God Bless! Crying

posted @ Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 08:49

Michael York: Athens investigator on high alert for cyber crime

Thanks for all you do for our community. Just wish more people were more appreciative of law enforcement and paid them their due respect!

posted @ Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 12:43

What Others Say: Guidelines to limit racial profiling fall short (Los Angeles Times)

I firmly believe that the current administration is using these recent events as leverage to dismantle all police departments whether state or county, and form a National police force to govern all. They are purposely urging the protestors, Black, White, Latino, etc. to continue the protests and that means more rioting, looting, etc. This, in turn, will help their cause and plans to go national with a police force under the ederal government.

If you look at the direction this country has gone under the current administration, this is not beyond happening sooner than later.

posted @ Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 15:03

Dupuy: Torture is sadistic catharsis

Wonder how Ms. Dupuy would feel, God forbid, if a captured terrorist notified her that one of her family members had a bomb strapped to their body and it would be detonated at a certain time and the only means of finding out where to find him/her was to interrogate said terrorist in the hope he would tell them in time?????? Would she want them to use any means to get him to talk then????? I wonder.

Like many, I am against torture of any kind, but this present day war is not like any other we as a Nation have ever experienced. Even though we are a moral Nation and have always been against using torture or force of any kind, we must use every means available to help us seek out and eradicate these evil people who wish and are planning death to all. They do not think twice about blowing us up along with themselves and beheading anyone who is against them or can help further their cause. And, on another note, where is the outrage of the current administration using drones to kill people without warning of any kind????

Just saying....

posted @ Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 14:52

Athens businessman, philanthropist Leon Farmer dies

Gone is another icon of "old" Athens. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Hopefully, all the memories of Athens' past will continue through the years.

posted @ Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 12:11

Galis: President's immigration decision doesn't have force of law

Even if the President did not use an Executive Order, but a directive, he is breaking the law and going against the Constitution by prioritizing deportation, whether they just came across the border or simply remained once their visas expired.

Common sense is common sense. These people are here ILLEGALLY and it is a slap in the face of those immigrants who have gone through the long, rigorous, and right way to become citizens of our Nation, and that includes learning English. We should have never began the expensive act of producing signs, labels, etc. in Spanish, thereby making it easier for them to never learn our language. Was this done for the Germans, Italians, and millions of Asians who immigrated here? A resounding NO!

If the department that handles deportation can not handle the load, then give it more funding and hire more people as needed to round up ALL undocumented people and get them deported. As in the Defense Department, which should be a priority with funding, and not cut as Obama has seen fit to do, this is a National Security issue and should be treated as such!

posted @ Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 13:34

Funke: Easy fixes available for immigration reform

Sound promising to me. Just as I said, the laws on the books should be enforced and if some need tweaking, then so be it. Maybe Mr. Funke should send his suggestions to his reps in the Congress. They can use it or not, but at least he would have made an effort.

posted @ Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 12:13

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