Caption under that photo at the top of the page should read:
"Governor Deal shows how much aggravation and punishment he received while still funneling millions of dollars from Georgian's hard earned tax money for his own personal benefit."
Real Criminal Deal.posted @ Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 18:42
"...Gov. Nathan Deal told a meeting of school administrators in Athens on Thursday.
I wondered what that foul stench in the air earlier today was all about. Now I know.posted @ Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 18:18
@TeeWee: "Why stop with Reagan..."
I stopped with Reagan because of the similarities. Both of the communicable diseases originated in Africa during our lifetime. One President ignored completely the over 20,000 Americans that contracted and died from the disease before he uttered a word about it. Those same people who thrust his name into the forefront of every political situation (what would Reagan do?) ,as if he were ever the solution to anything, are the same ones that vilify this President"s every move regardless of what he does (cue Mitch McConnell's and his minions blatant Republican obstructionism). I certainly don't agree with everything he does, but at least give him a little credit for attempting to put a lid on this thing before one American dies from it, much less 20,000.
"...and see how this plays out."
In Africa, Ebola moves slowly from village to village because of their inherent inability to freely move about. Just imagine how quickly it can spread here in America because of our Interstate system, mass transit and air travel. Not to mention situations such as the nurse that handled waste of an infected individual, then jumped on a cruise ship with thousands of people traveling to distant lands. Sure am glad that erroneous action seemingly didn't spiral out of control. This thing could unravel quickly and turn into a pandemic without too much effort. Let's hope that isn't the case.
"Let is then agree to disagree..."
I think we agree on more than we disagree. 'Course I could be wrong.posted @ Monday, October 20, 2014 - 16:43
@TeeWee: First off, great win for the Dawgs Saturday! Especially the first half. Exciting game to watch. That being said, here it comes.
"In response to the ham handed way that this administration is managing a public health care crisis..."
That grand stalwart (sarcasm) and wrongly revered criminal by the rightwing history revisionists, President Reagan, ignored AIDS until 20,849 Americans had already died from that horrific disease. It wasn't until his Hollywood buddies started dying that he even spoke publicly about it for the first time. So tell us all again how Obama's immediate response to THREE Ebola cases has been inadequate.posted @ Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:55
Slime balls, blowhards, whatever. I just call 'em like I see 'em.
"But name calling is not an acceptable rebuttal when we try to engage in ideas."
"White House spokes twit."
Excerpt from one of you recent posts. I can be relatively sure I could dig around and find some more, but I have more important things to do.
GO DAWGS!!!posted @ Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 14:53
@TeeWee: "He could have selected a well known and respected person with leadership abilities to bring together all the loose ends in the Ebola fight."
And, I'm sure the President is slightly upset (not) he forgot to ask Limbaugh or Hannity or any of those other slime balls what he should do. Oh well. Maybe next time...posted @ Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 12:21
@TeeWee: "Now we see the Presidents true intent."
We sure do.
"Former colleagues describe Klain as a born problem-solver with little patience for disorganization, waste or tardiness."
..."he was known for forcing agencies that didn’t get along to cooperate."
He is Coordinator of all the many entities, agencies and aspects involved with the eradication of the virus. Sounds like the President made a wise choice, regardless of what Faux "news" and all the misleading rightwing talk radio blowhards spew.posted @ Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 11:50
An NCAA spokesperson said via email to the Banner-Herald: “Regarding Todd Gurley’s eligibility, the NCAA is continuing to work with Georgia and is awaiting the school’s request for reinstatement.”
,,,"and is awaiting the school’s request for reinstatement.”
Unbelievable!!!posted @ Friday, October 17, 2014 - 15:27
[quote][b]Jaki[/b] - That is a downright false statement...You need to read from more reputable news sources other than Mother Jones.[/quote]
It's more than obvious you have a computer. Just google "Republicans suppressing voter turnout". That "downright false statement" becomes immediately evident that, in fact, it is absolutely true. They even admit it. Have fun with your head out of the sand.posted @ Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 14:11
@Jaki: Don't tell me you know everyone in the county and the time they have off from work, or the issues they have in their everyday lives, whatever they may be. Lots of people have two and even three jobs in today's economy to make ends meet, in order to support their families. Between Oct. 13-31, there are only two Sundays. Who are you to say those two extra days are too many??? Or that the only people who would need such, in the words of the bigoted right wing talking heads, are "low information" voters. Sunday voting is not ridiculous. What IS ridiculous would be your implication that the only people that would dare show up to vote on a Sunday are people on welfare.posted @ Monday, October 6, 2014 - 16:03
@retiredandhappy: The misinformed (lied to) voters will be too busy listening to Limbaugh, Hannity, Beck and the rest of their slimy ilk to vote during the week. Sunday will work for them too.posted @ Monday, October 6, 2014 - 13:05
" Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share"
That is not even the least bit surprising.
"Tami Phillips of the Midnight Mission, a Los Angeles charity serving homeless people, credited gifts from low- and moderate-income people, for helping sustain its programs during the recession."
"It hits closer to home," said Phillips. "Any day, they too could become homeless."
There but by the grace of God go I (or you).posted @ Monday, October 6, 2014 - 12:39
@jtsim: "I hope these kids can find a home with love so they can have a chance in life."
Indeed this is a very sad situation for the children to be in, but, It sounds like once she has been jailed, then deported, they will have one with their father. At least that's what we can hope for.
"The older girl told officers Negrete attacked her father when he came into the bedroom and told the woman to let the children sleep. The man did not fight back as he was attacked, the 13-year-old told police."posted @ Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 13:36
I kind of rather liked Fuddruckers when they were here. I could fix it like I wanted.
Bad location. I think they would still be here if they had been on W. Broad or Atlanta Hwy.posted @ Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 13:05
Yes. Very hard to beat Cookout. I love it too. The only other burger place I know of that offers fresh ingredients and tremendous value for the amount of food is Steak 'n Shake (along with excellent service, also... real plates, glasses and silverware).posted @ Monday, September 22, 2014 - 17:41
News Flash... If your name even closely resembles that of Middle Eastern decent, expect immediate scrutiny over terroristic threats, even if you perceive it as an "innocent prank". Might want to put that into your long term memory for future reference Omar.posted @ Monday, September 22, 2014 - 14:43
“It’s not about paper or digital,” she said.
Dang!!! That's not what they said when they instituted "Pay To Play". Sounds like the new VP has an astuteness that has been lacking as of late.
“It’s about content and addressing the desires of our audience. We have to get really good at making killer content that appeals to everyone.”
Getting rid of the crickets would be a good start.posted @ Monday, September 22, 2014 - 14:18
Is that a frown?
I think it is the "I wish I could reach over there right now and choke the life out of you" scowl, with a heavy dose of Stinkeye.posted @ Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 16:04
Is there an echo in here?posted @ Monday, September 8, 2014 - 13:43
Definitely Dirty Dealposted @ Monday, September 8, 2014 - 13:23
Nano Nano. RIP Robin.posted @ Monday, August 11, 2014 - 19:34
@W.B.: your letting your prejudice show.
Not sure what you mean. Prejudice toward what??? Lying war criminals? You would be correct. Prejudice toward white people? Incorrect (I'm white).posted @ Monday, August 11, 2014 - 18:33
@Jaki: My reference was, of course, how the evil one recently blamed Obama for the unrest and terrorist activity in Iraq (what a joke). Too bad y'all missed that.
@W.B.: Had to dig back deep for that one.
[/quote]posted @ Monday, August 11, 2014 - 14:54
@W.B.: Had to dig back deep for that one.
I'm sorry it wasn't immediately evident to you.posted @ Monday, August 11, 2014 - 14:03
Is there anyway Obama can be blamed for this?
If you believe that lying war criminal Dick Cheney, then yes.posted @ Monday, August 11, 2014 - 13:27
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