Wish the video was available....reporters all saying that he was 'gasping' while most of the non reporters saying he was obviously snoring. Second hand info fail yet again.posted @ Friday, July 25, 2014 - 00:05
@TeeWee: I just find it ironic when one side whines about obstructionism when either side would do the same exact thing when holding the minority side.posted @ Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 13:44
[quote][b]cornish531[/b] - Republicans in Georgia have made a strong statement...we are tired of the obstructionism[/quote]
.... I voted for him because I was tired of the continued spending.... Really have np with the 'obstructionism'.posted @ Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 09:50
guess he saw how much the fracking on private lands did for the economy and, since keystone was cockblocked, this made for a viable alternative.posted @ Friday, July 18, 2014 - 22:56
while young, I dont think 24 counts as being a 'kid having a kid' ...glad they have parents that support them tho like so many these days that are returning to home after college.posted @ Friday, July 18, 2014 - 00:36
[quote][b]Korn Cob Pipe[/b] - @sweept: How would you implement that? Tolls?
every vehicle that goes on the hwy gets a gpsposted @ Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 18:56
[quote][b]AbidingDude[/b] - Apox is correct that we all are immigrants of some sort. However, my great grandparents were LEGAL immigrants...
This.... we're back to repeating something enough that it becomes truth. Kinda like saying Iraq military is fully ready and able to take over their nations security..... repeating something over and over doesnt make it truth and reality will come bite that ass at some point.posted @ Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 15:41
why is this hard? take away the gas tax and implement a usage tax for anyone that uses a highway...cars/bikes/trucks/scooters etc. Voila problem solved.posted @ Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 15:37
[quote][b]proftom[/b] - I agree that navigating the Atlanta Highway area around the former Best Buy is a mess if you are trying to turn left on there. If the state paid for Oconee to put in that road, which I am sure cost a good bit, surely they could consider whatever comes out of the planning for around Georgia Square Mall.[/quote]
it wouldnt even have cost much. Just cut an exit to the loop around the mall and voila poof....easy access to the old best buy.posted @ Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 14:06
hope that PF Changs still pans out for the Epps area, but havent heard anything on it in a good while.posted @ Friday, July 11, 2014 - 21:53
ahh school supplies... the memories. School supplies are what started me on the path to being a conservative. Hilsman middle school 7th grade (patty hilsman back then)... I worked my butt off hauling hay all summer and bought my own school supplies with my trapper keeper notebook, pencils, pens, erasers, paper etc.... first day of school the teacher took everyones school supplies from them and then passed it back out 'equally' back to the class so no one had more than any other.... I was one [filtered word] off mofo.posted @ Monday, July 7, 2014 - 15:53
[quote][b]dahreese[/b] - @TMKvetch - Please tell me that this post was a joke and that you are aware that open carry has always been generally legal (although kind of a dick move).
This from Georgiacarry.org
Q: Can I carry a handgun openly, without concealing it?
A: No! Georgia is one of the minority of states that requires a Georgia Weapons License to carry a handgun openly."
By-the-way; which of us is wrong on your "open carry" statement?
youre quoting from the "I dont have a carry license " section. If you have a ccw, you can open or conceal carry. Not sure if that is where the confusion is coming from or not.posted @ Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 18:45
Conservatives have no problem with Immigrants ... we do however have a problem with illegal immigrants.posted @ Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 14:09
[quote][b]Mr Charlie Told Me So[/b] - only to people that don't have employer provided healthcare. [/quote]
nah anyone can get obamacare if they want it...regardless of whether they have an employer provided plan...theyll just have to pay for it.posted @ Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 08:34
[quote][b]Apox[/b] - @TMKvetch:
The Democrats had to rely on the misinformation given to them by the dys-administration of Bush/Cheney. History has shown that the NeoCon warmongrels LIED THROUGH THEIR TEETH to to "manufacture consent" of the American People in their run up to war.
Check your facts - those mendacious, discredited, lyin' war profiteers are lyin' AGAIN.
dont have time now to look it up, but I remember Hillary waxing poetic about how she knew there were wmds in Iraq because she had info via her husband....posted @ Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 03:07
the current Best Buy location has the worst parking lot to get into and out of that Ive ever seen.posted @ Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 03:44
but but it is illegal to have a gun in waffle house so this must be false story.... we must make more laws against having guns so it wont happen again!!!.....posted @ Friday, June 13, 2014 - 13:40
how much of that pay increase is due to the inflated stock market? ie did they get a pay increase (get more pay and more stocks) or did they get around the same yearly pay/stocks they usually get and the single legged horse (stock market) has done well inflating their pay?posted @ Monday, June 9, 2014 - 18:14
I guess when CC loses this round they can put planters and benches/tables in their half of the parking spaces.....more outdoor dining/sitting area ftw and let stiles enjoy their half.posted @ Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 14:31
[quote][b]barryhollander[/b] - These are docs so good they don't need no stinking insurance. But seriously, by not having insurance, don't you risk losing everything (your house, future wages, etc.) if you botched something? Or if a good lawyer convinced a jury you botched something? Seems foolish to me.
theyd lose the inc part but not their private holdings unless it's different than other corps...that being said, theres no way I wouldnt carry malpractice ins if I were a med drposted @ Monday, June 2, 2014 - 13:35
[quote][b]PatrickD[/b] - Obama wasn't in the waiting room or in the VA office waiting on our vets to die to get paid. The Blame-rs focus so much on blaming/hating Obama that nothing gets done and those responsible get away. That's why nothing gets done in this country. The bucks stops with Obama my tail end. How about we focus on where the bucks start[/quote]
but it was ok when Obama 'blamed' Bush for the very same thing in his run to get elected? Then promptly forget about following up on it when he got in office? The only reason Obama is taking any heat for this at all is that he used it for political pandering and to gain election brownie points...
The admins were already fired at the phoenix hospital by Shinsecki just before he was shown the door and Im guessing a lot more will follow before it is said and done. No one with any sense expects presidents to micromanage every little happening , but instead, to place good management to take care of business. The problem here is Obama was 'laser focused' on the issue when it made political sense then promptly dropped the ball. What I dont understand is the fact that in 2010 this exact issue was written up and sent around all thru the VA system and no one , including the VA IG, took any further steps looking into it.
And the end all be all is not agreeing with Obama doesnt equal hate, racism, etc so on as much as the liberals want to make it so. We hate his policies and his belief that govt is the answer for any problem... same as I hated bush's rubber stamping any and all spending bills.posted @ Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 00:56
from the Obama speech.... "This morning I think some of you also heard Ric take a truly remarkable action. In public remarks, he took responsibility for the conduct of those facilities and apologized to his fellow veterans and to the American people. And a few minutes ago, Secretary Shinseki offered me his own resignation. With considerable regret, I accept it."
does anyone else find it funny that Obama thought taking responsibility for mistakes/wrongdoing was 'truly remarkable'?posted @ Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 10:36
[quote][b]dahreese[/b] - If somebody has/had to do the grunt work, I guess it was your turn.[/quote]
yeh I know it's odd....but some of us worked our way thru college or worked while going to college.... tho I have to admit, I was bitter and jealous when I was younger when I had to work and the momma's/daddy's girls/boys went to spring break vacations in the parents cars with the parents credit cards while I had to bust my butt... then I grew up.
As for for Obama being 'hella mad' he's hella mad about everything that has happened on his watch..... The roadmap to ea controversy he faces is the same.
1) Learn about some new controversy on tv
2) wait a few days until it's clear it cant be ignored due to public outcry
3) say he's hella mad about it and we need to get someone to look into it
4) wait for awhile and see if it dies down and hope it goes away while stonewalling and hoping his admin practices cya all together.
Seems Obama doesn't have a monopoly on that.
Do I/you not recall a little GWB scandal the firing of competent attorneys at the Department of Justice and hiring "our kind of Republicans?"
Of course you don't.
wait...who's in power now again?posted @ Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 12:34
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