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'Outsourcing' changes Georgia race in closing days

[quote][b]snarkydude[/b] - Nunn can say what she wants about outsourcing, although I find it highly hypocritical of the CEO of Southwire to say anything about "investing in Georgians" since they shut down their plant in Watkinsville and put several dozen people on the street[/quote]

Ive been wondering when someone would bring this up. Theyre both lying sacks of crap imo... every ad so far on both sides are full of fail and out of context aimed at low info voters that dont take the time to get to the truth.

posted @ Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 11:49

Georgia electorate shrinks; fewer new voters are white

just makes sense since the white population is being out birthed and out immigrated (legally and illegally) by all others except for asians.

posted @ Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:14

On campaign trail, Obama says GOP is peddling fear

@TeeWee: pfffft you only say that cause youre a raaaaaaaaaaaaacist..... **** note that this is sarcastic response****

posted @ Monday, October 20, 2014 - 08:47

Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned

long as we have open borders..who cares

posted @ Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 12:40

CDC: Protocol breach in treating Ebola patient

question.... Ive seen in some medical reports on ebola...not the current news mess that sperm contains the ebola virus for 70days after being infected.... does that mean it can transfer via sperm for 70 days even before the fever etc..or just after the symptoms start?

posted @ Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 09:04

Yarbrough: Carter talks about public education issues

I have to agree.... the piece is well written and doesnt take sides that I can tell... thank you for reporting the news and not making it like so many others.

posted @ Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 08:59

Blackmon: School testing regimen is a crippling lunacy

time to go back to the 70s/80s with all the evil tracking and profession training classes for those that arent cutting it in school....make it easy to transfer up/down tracks if the students do well/poorly. Also need to fire 3/4 of the admin in schools and shift the focus of monies onto teachers/student. Way too much cash going to 'professionals' that sit around rewriting curriculum and stuff to make themselves feel useful when said curriculum is retarded and out of touch. Forget all these 'new' ways of learning, bring back the memorization of basics so the kids can go on to build on that to really learn and advance down the road.

posted @ Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 11:37

US promises $212 million in new Gaza aid

@scarborj: I agree, why are we supporting ppl that cheered the 9/11 attacks?

posted @ Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 11:28

Bundle up, good chance for another cool winter this year

"But these are all just theories. No one knows for sure what is causing the Antarctic ice sheet to expand so rapidly.

"There hasn't been one explanation yet that I'd say has become a consensus," said Parkinson. The Antarctic sea ice is one of those areas where things have not gone entirely as expected.

"So it's natural for scientists to ask, 'OK, this isn't what we expected, now how can we explain it?'""

I think this is the most impt line from the NASA article...... no one knows what is causing it.... the problem is, both crowds are already touting it as gospel for or against global warming when neither side has a clue.

posted @ Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 07:53

Atlantic hurricane season weakest so far since '83

global warming is the cause of ....fewer/more/less/hotter/colder/wetter/drier/circular/flat/round/black/white/puppies and scabies.

posted @ Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 13:51

Today's editorial cartoon

I bet 97 out of 100 scientists thought 'facts' proved the earth was flat at one time...... not saying global warming is real or not or if it is anthropologically caused if it is indeed real, but it gets tiresome to continually listen to both sides rabidly accuse the other side of being closed/narrow minded when neither side is willing to consider either possibility.

posted @ Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 07:12

Surge of hiring cuts US jobless rate to 5.9 pct.

I love the comment the writer made about how the hourly wage drop was surprising with the added jobs and 'healthy job growth"...are ppl really that stupid that they dont understand whats happening? or are ppl purposely blinded by politics and not wanting to say good/bad things about the economy?

posted @ Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 03:50

Clarke Central student arrested for assaulting teacher, classmate

posted @ Friday, October 3, 2014 - 11:26

Number seeking U.S. jobless aid lowest since June 2006

@mpd0.59: kind of a joke since the unemployment thingy resets every get 26 wks per year as long as you get a new job and get laid off ea year.

posted @ Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 18:50

Number seeking U.S. jobless aid lowest since June 2006

at some point the number will drop to zero as everyone will have used up their unemployment benefits....

posted @ Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 08:07

Today's editorial cartoon

they did.....

"Congratulations to Chelsea Clinton, who gave birth to a baby girl named Charlotte on Friday. Or as Hillary described the baby, “Third in line to the throne.”

"Chelsea Clinton gave birth to a baby girl. And get this, she's already said her first word: "Iowa.”"

"Congratulations to Chelsea Clinton. Over the weekend, she gave birth to a baby girl. The baby girl will not confirm or deny whether she's running in 2056."

"Chelsea Clinton gave birth to a daughter named Charlotte this weekend. Hillary Clinton was really excited until she remembered that you have to be 18 to vote. "

posted @ Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 07:51

UGA urges students to take precautions

I was working thurs night in the athens area watching all the drunk kids staggering along the sidewalks alone at 4 am.... thinking what an easy target theyd make for anyone. As a stretch, cant you imagine how happy ISIS head takers would be in athens?

posted @ Monday, September 29, 2014 - 15:46

State DOE recognizes Oconee, Jefferson for distinguished schools

also helps that the kids have parents (plural) involved in their kids lives and hold education as a priority.

posted @ Friday, September 26, 2014 - 14:20

Parents complain about swearing at Oconee youth soccer games

if a parent kicked my kid ...thered be a lot more police and EMS attention going on

posted @ Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 15:32

Yahoo describes surveillance fight

thats 3 times in the last week that Ive seen the current admin call for more transparency from ppl/businesses. The irony is incredible.

posted @ Friday, September 12, 2014 - 10:50

US job growth drops to 142K, slowest in 8 months

the only ppl making money in this economy are the ones being fattened by the federal reserve via the bloated overpriced stock market.... I find it ironic that the ones crying the most about wage/economic disparity are the ones that have made it happen on a titanic scale.

posted @ Monday, September 8, 2014 - 10:12

Obama says beheading videos won't intimidate US

nah, Im the one that reported him... conversation and disagreement is fine, but when you resort to directly personal attacks you have lost any argument youre trying to make and break forum rules in the process. Argue away but be civil....kinda like the problem we have in politics today...there are a ton of ppl on both sides of the aisle that need a time out.

posted @ Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 09:08

Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

in totally unrelated news.....1183 other players were cut also.

posted @ Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 23:08

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

hoping it wont take attacks here in the US to get the ball rolling, but it's looking more and more like it will.

posted @ Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 01:26

Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

[quote][b]cyou299[/b] - .FB is not anonymous[/quote]

facebook is as anonymous as anywhere else if you want it to be...sure they could ip track you if they wished to (just like any other site) but youre taking someone's word that theyre who they say they are

posted @ Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - 08:49

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