I'd be willing to wager she was on welfare and the food stamp program as well. Most are the norm.posted @ Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 12:47
If he keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola crisis, it will be a miracle, since he's never done it before!posted @ Monday, October 20, 2014 - 16:45
I agree with Snarky...there should be just one hospital that is equipped to handle this crisis and all patients should be quarantined there, even those who have been exposed to it. If this keeps up, more and more people will be at risk, such as when this last patient boarded a flight to somewhere and put those passengers at risk. There has to be quarantines or else it will spread everywhere. And common sense tells you to wear as protective clothing, etc. as possible when caring for those patients. And, last but not least, all flights from those countries where this started should not be allowed to fly here no matter what.posted @ Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 14:19
I still say bicycles do not belong on the Nation's roads! If allowed, then they need to be licensed just as cars and trucks, etc. and obey all traffic laws.posted @ Monday, October 13, 2014 - 17:26
I just as compassionate as the next person, but unless Palestinians agree to rid themselves of Hamas, any funding to them will just go toward another siege on Israel. Common sense should dictate that you can't help those people until they agree to help themselves and that goes for every other country who receives foreign aid!posted @ Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 11:10
Or, we could plant more trees instead of paving every spot on the planet!!!!!!posted @ Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:16
No, the Indian Nation made the decision to join America and take advantage of opportunities offered to them which were not many in the beginning, but it was a start. Just like in any race, there are those who have had successes, and those who have not. Like I have stated before, America has its flaws, but it's still a great Nation!posted @ Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 10:03
What Ms. Dupuy neglected to say is that Obamacare was a 2000-page bill in which no one knew all that was added into it other than healthcare...we are still learning each year and it's not helpful. Had the Democrats allowed the Republicans to critique this bill and the public as well, it may have become decent health legislation. Instead, they all lied about what was in it, or stated as Pelosi, "you have to pass it to know what's in it."posted @ Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 15:05
While I respect all religions, common sense in this case, as in all others, when things conflict with one's religion, it's a matter of personal choice. No one or no institution should have to accommodate any group of people. It has nothing to do with what one feels is more important! Just saying....posted @ Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 09:18
@RoyBoy: You have almost quoted a campaign ad by Carter verbatim! There are not fewer teachers, there are thousands of illegal children added to our schools who can not speak English and are draining our resources not only there, but healthcare, jobs, etc. Whose fault is that???? Certainly not Deal's!
People had better be careful about voting Democrat...we are already in deep crap in America....we don't need more of the same policies. We need people who make the tough decisions for the betterment of all....not just a few! I'm not completely sure that will be the Republicans who can do that, but it's sure not the Democrats. We can only pray it will help to change the roll call. The last 7 years should have convinced anyone of that!!! Just saying...posted @ Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 09:06
Amen, Nancy....anyone ever hear of "germ"/"biological" warfare? Terrorists will do and use anything to kill those they call "infidels." America is under attack and not only by terrorists...evidently, the government is not doing the job they are supposed to do with our National Security!!!!!posted @ Friday, October 3, 2014 - 10:39
Ya'll Dawg fans better pray and protect Gurley because he is the Georgia team this year. If the offense and defense doesn't get better, poor Gurley will be worked to death this season! Just saying....posted @ Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 13:23
Leave the monument. If it offends some, then so be it. There's a particular religion that offends me, yet we are not allowed to say so or object to it, therefore limiting my freedom of speech. What's next??? I'm so sick of it all. Of course, I don't have much longer on this earth, but I am praying my children and grandchildren will not have to suffer through much more of this.posted @ Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 13:14
Proud to be liberated from the indoctrination I was told was "truth."
Once you grow up and work your way out of it, politically, religiously,, socially, you can't go back, nor do you want to.
Then you're an adult, living your own life instead of the one Society prescribed/prescribes for you .
"Narrow is the gate and few there are who find it."[/quote]
Other than your parents, can't imagine who was telling you what was the "truth", but I will say they tried their very best. Seems you grew up and were indoctrinated to believe as you do now.
My parents were both Democrats when I was growing up; however, like you, they soon learned the "truth" for themselves and formed their own opinions on the political truth. They were already Christians and had the religion and social truth down pat!!
Of course, you are entitled to your own opinion and me to mine, so we will just have to agree to disagree. Have a nice day!posted @ Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12:19
Spoken like a "true" liberal!posted @ Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 22:35
Oh, for goodness sakes, I don't believe anyone tried or did whitewash anything. There were good and bad people portrayed throughout history during slavery and the World Wars. And, I'm sure there were plenty of aethists among our founding fathers, but that does not mean that the Constitution was not written based on Christianity, nor that we are not a Christian Nation.
I took both American History and World History. I was not much of a fan of either, but as an adult, I was glad I had them in school. This day in time, the average person or college student can not tell you who is Vice President of the US, the name of their senators or representatives, the houses of government, etc., etc., etc. It's my opinion that this is the liberals fault who are, and are trying, to rewrite history continuously. The political correctness of the left has truly ruined America.
It's my opinion that only going back to the basics of education taught in the 40's and 50's will we ever regain the confidence in our America again. Yes, America has its faults and I'm sure most Americans realize this, one being the past slavery of people. However, I truly believe it has made up for that part of history many times over and the only thing holding anyone back from freedom and their own success is ones self. The opportunities are there for all Americans. The path we are on now is only destroying this great Nation.
And, on another note, if America is so bad, why does everyone all over the world want to come here????? Most illegally!posted @ Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 11:51
While I applaud this young woman for her accomplishments, I can not feel sorry for her as far as a college education is concerned. She is an illegal and has been her entire life. Why didn't she, or her parents, apply for citizenship long ago? I think I know the answer. They know they can get a free education, welfare, food stamps, health care and anything else they need for as long as they want and send earnings back home. What is it that they don't understand about breaking the law in the U.S. just by coming here and not applying for citizenship???? They are here illegally! It never ceases to amaze me why they wonder why Americans are upset and mad about those people who come here illegally. It will continue until they and the government abide by the law of this Nation! My opinion is we should make it tougher to come here and even tougher to become a citizen. You have to really want it, and I do not believe most Hispanics do want it. I do believe the Asians & Latinos want to become citizens and work toward it and respect our laws, but most others just want a free ride.posted @ Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 13:47
So funny! Love it! Can't fathom why this hasn't happened before now, most especially with all the upset Hispanics. Surprised there hasn't been a mob of them scaling the fences since they're so good at it.posted @ Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 14:29
Paypal is not invincible...I had my credit card breached when using it once a while back. You will be taking a risk anytime you use your credit card anywhere these days no matter how hard you try. Cash is the only way to protect yourself, and unfortunately, that's not always convenient.posted @ Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 14:22
I'm just sick and tired of hearing about the NFL and their players when there is much more serious concerns for America at this time what with the ISIS threats and plagues facing us on a daily basis. National Security is at stake on every front and all the media can do is rant about NFL. What happened to personal responsibility for one's actions???posted @ Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:05
I still don't understand why we celebrate another country's heritage. Latinos are welcomed to do so on their own, but since they came to this country, at least those who came in legally, made the decision to do so, and should become Americans as well as all other cultures who came to make America their home and uphold our laws and Constitution. Just saying.....posted @ Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:02
What? We have gangs in Athens-Clarke County?????posted @ Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:20
[quote][b]nancy30683[/b] - Our public schools are failing, there is no doubt about that. However, it isn't because of a shortage of funding. It's because of a shortage of motivated students who sincerely wish to learn, and a shortage of parents who are involved and care about their children's education. That's something no amount of money can buy.[/quote]
Amen, Sista!!!posted @ Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 12:28
Amen! Every American should be scared to death!posted @ Friday, September 12, 2014 - 10:41
Now this is how bicycles should be used.posted @ Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 11:18
Summary: I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. I'm not saying it's lonely to be a movie critic, but we often find ourselves seated alone in an empty theatre when we're watching new stuff. I know people who say they won't go see anything unless they have at least one other person to go with, but I've always enjoyed having the place to myself. read more
As you might imagine, the vast majority of the editorial cartoons available these days for publication through the syndicate which supplies cartoons to the Athens Banner-Herald/OnlineAthens are addressing the situation in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer has touched off a number of demonstrations -- some peaceful, but many not at all peaceful, with tear gas fired by police officers and gunshots fired by some protester. read more