FREE SPEECH for the week of Sept. 24 – Sept. 30

Free Speechers, here’s your “have at it” page again.

Post on topic or off topic or make up your own topic.

Here are some anonymous contributions that showed up in my email last week to get your pumps primed.

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I have some advice on how to fix our messed up schools and budget deficit. Don’t cut the teacher pay, but cut their extra supplement by 5%, start charging for school busses, collect all the money we are owed from the out of county kids who have been caught in our schools illegally and do NOT let them back in, quit letting kids go to different schools in the county with “special permission” as that is what messed up our schools to begin with, get rid of the senior tax exemption if they have grandkids living with them that are in our schools, and start charging the out of county teachers kids that go to our schools. Maybe even stop serving hot meals. Not popular decisions, but necessary to save our school system. There you have it, and the advice was free.

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WOW,WOW,WOW. I just got put in the group that doesn’t pay federal income tax. The group that Romney says he doesn”t worry about because we expect the gov’t to take care us. My wife and I paid income tax until our retirement. Our retirement is not enough that we have to pay income tax. Mr. Romney, you really are out of touch with the lower middle class. I get nothing, natta, from the government; never have. Mr. Romney, you need to go into the cities and go to the poorer areas in the morning. You would see thousands of people going to work every morning on the subways and buses. Most of these folks go to jobs that do not pay a living wage. Mr. Romney, many of the folks clean homes, cars, offices, and have more than one generation living in a small apartment and they need government’s help. These folks furnish the young to fight our wars. How much is it worth to you, Mr. Romney, to have the poor kids to die in war so that you and the higher class won’t have to? You just lost our vote. — Senoia, Ga.

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E-gad. Yet another, too lengthy, dissertation from that Mr Parker in Peachtee City. ENOUGH! Even the AJC limits letter, faxes and e-mails to so many words or less. His using The Citizen to hear himself talk (and voicing his political views among other things) is getting to be too much. Who made him king? I'm just about ready to just throw your paper in the trash when it shows up, because it is the same thing over and over (about the same stuff, from the same people). We are just WEARY of it. Must say, though, I love the editorial cartoons!

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Thank you for the excellent article by Derek Wolter. It was superb. Kudos to you for giving us a good dose of thinking print.

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Free Speech is free for another week — have at it!

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POS Obama signs exec order TOMORROW

To legalize illegals.

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Hwy 54 today

Two things. Whoever let that PTC motorcycle cop out today must be nuts. He deserves hazardous duty pay and more. I don't care if his cruiser was broken down or if he made the choice himself, someone should have stopped him from patrolling in 35 degree weather with wind chills on a motorcycle.

The other thing. A traffic monitoring device is strapped to a pole at 54 and 74 again. Like the ones they used last spring to spend the 70 grand on that traffic study that got us what, exactly? Anyone know why/how much we are paying for this go around?

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Jon Lester Please Come Pitch HERE!!!

Please, please, please! Braves, do it, just do it. 20-25 million, worth it, sign him. He is a gamer, he is SUCH a good pitcher and yes, the Red Sox probably will get him, but he has a home right over in Sharpsburg, he shops at Publix in Sharpsburg and he now has a young family. Give him a free golf cart and a registration to our paths so he can bring the kids over to play. Just SIGN him!

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Turkey Talk by Gary Cooper

Yes, Gary Cooper is the chairman of the National Turkey Federation. Gary has just said, "We didn't have all the turkeys to fulfill demand" (EGAD!) "We could have literally sold more turkeys had we had them as an industry."

You know, we can put up with a lot of bad news in this country, but this just, just....well....is just really fowl news.

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Turkey Price Controls - MLC

Well now we will have those equalitarian folks on here demanding price controls because of "obscene profits" by Turkey Producers.

Gobble, gobble.......

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PTC O Controls

Yep, had something to do with the uncertainty over the price of corn, which is fed to the gobblers. I mean, is nothing sacred anymore? He said we are at a 30 year low in turkey production. We all know what that means...........ham!!!

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Corn subsidies - MLC

Now I know this is going to sound kind of crazy, I have been called worse BTW. I am a bit of an analyst and one day I was wondering how much productive acreage was taken for bio-fuel. I mean I was curious that if all of the acreage for producing corn for bio-fuel was taken out of human corn consumption acreage, how many people would it feed per year.

The result was approximately 100 million people could be fed enough to stay alive each year. The price of corn has been inflated about 10X for human consumption and the amount of water needed to make one gallon of ethanol is about 1,300 gallons per acre. Water depletion is a major issue in the food belt.

There is no real evidence that ethanol/gasoline mixture is a net benefit to mankind, it benefits only corn belt politicians and agra-business that contribute to politicians.In fact, It also helps increase the price of gasoline. AKA crony capitalism.

Gobble, gobble

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I was thinking seafood

Really. First year we aren't Travelling to either family. No one wants turkey. They want lobster and seafood.

Since I am taking a few days off to spend with the wife and kids, I won't be near my ATL fresh seafood connection. Is there any place close by that sells good fresh seafood this time of year?

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H&F - Seafood

I haven't been there in a while but this market has really fresh fish.

https://plus.google.com/116021376925854927826/about?gl=us&hl=en

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Hancock Gourmet Lobster Co.

Not local, mail order, but as fresh as you can get. Out of Maine, my family is living all over the country and has used them for years and have never had a problem. Highly recommend if you can afford the shipping. We only do it on special occasions, but what they have is a treat. Last month, had lobster rolls and stew as a gift. I can still taste it. Oh, and whoopie pies for dessert for a fun change of pace....delish, too.

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Thank you both

PTCO and MLC

I will look at both.

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Normal seafood place?

H&F, what is your normal ATL seafood source?

Thanks,
Mike

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Usually

Atlanta Fish Market on Pharr Road
or sometimes I venture out to the Farmers Market slightly north of the perimeter on Buford Hwy. (Its the only place I can find bluefish)

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Jay Hey gone to play for Cardinals

now. Buh, bye, Jay.

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MLC & Jay

Great defensive player, mediocre offensive player, good teammate, occasional non-hustler.

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AHG Hey

Yes, I agree, and my guess is they will do a gut job (already started) for the next few years till the new stadium and that revenue comes rolling in and then might just get some big talent either to open in Cobb or shortly thereafter.

I have enjoyed watching them on tv, except for this last year, that was really painful. I wish him well. Now, Mr. Stanton in Florida...wowza. With these salaries, I wonder where the player gets their motivation to even go out and get dirty every day! Some just don't (BJ and post-steroids Uggly, as examples).

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MLC & Motivation

Well some guys will go out there and get dirty every day, all day. Remember Martin Prado, that All-star 2d/3d Baseman we sent to Arizona as part of the Upton deals? He who is now a Yankee and meanwhile we don't have a real 2d Baseman and a questionable 3d Baseman. Real smart, huh?

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AHG Not real smart

You are right. See my comment above about Jon Lester. Same type of player as Prado. I watched Jon Lester since before he had cancer years ago. He came back from that healthier and stronger than ever. He is no-nonsense, he is truthful and like Prado, he has a tremendous work ethic. And, he knows how to win the playoff games. 31 years old? Still worth the money, I say.

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MLC & Lester

Oh I agree with trying to get Lester and I think we'll get plenty of strong innings from Miller too. Of course that would give us 3 LH Starters--which is not necessarily a bad thing. I don't think the Heyward trade was a bad one at all---but only time will tell. And Lester sounds like a great Clubhouse guy! I did like Jordan Walden too, but he just wasn't the same after returning off the DL--velocity still up but wildness was his demon.

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AHG Hype

for Heyward was way more than needed and I think it gave him a sense of himself that was way more than his talent. Like they did with Jeff Francoeur. Maybe Heyward will do better in St. Louis. Lester was the first to come clean about the drinking in the clubhouse. I blame Josh Beckett and Terry Francona for that little adventure. Actually, it was kind of funny to us Red Sox fans. Lester has matured and knows he can be a record setter as a pitcher and does not let any hoopla get to him. Walden made me hold my breath, with his foot jump and the wildness...I would not have liked to have faced him!

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Hwy 74 Horizon Investor Q Club

or whatever it is behind Clothes Less Travelled....what the heck is going on back there? 2 PD cruisers sitting a the entrance with orange cones, and a 3rd cruiser in the parking lot. What are they selling back there, anyway? Anyone know?

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MLC - Overstock clothes sale

Each year an outfit come in and sells overstocked items and the prices are really cheap. Only been there once but if you get there early you can pick up some really good bargains on name brand clothing products. I think they do it only twice a year and the clothes come from major retailers.

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PTC-O Thanks

I never knew that place was back there or never paid attention before, I guess. Even though this is probably stuff the local storefronts no longer sell, it cannot be good for them to have locals spending their money there instead of in their stores. Oh well, life goes on and spending is good, right? lol

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Tomorrow is the last day

They restock with new items each day. My wife has been 3 times this week and she claims she got great deals on designer items. I went today and didn't see anything for me, but I did buy high count cotton sheets for a king bed for $30.

My wife is sending me back in the morning because they brought out some shirts at closing time she thought I would like.

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H&F how long you lived here?

Sounds kinda like that place up off I-85 just south of Union City on the right that we used to go to and buy linens and more. It was a brand name company warehouse type of place. Is that even there any more? Haven't been there for years. Speaking of sheets, flannel is IT for me now, for the winter. LL Bean flannel, nothing less. Brrrr.

Yes, your wife is right, you could use some new ones......:) (just kidding now)

Light bulbs, I am going to do a rant on them, soon. Look out...

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mlc. , that linen outlet used to be outside of Newnan for years,

can't remember what little town it was in--I think it was the Cannon outlet. At that time it was located right on the same grounds with the factory. I went there at least once a month, this was back in the 70's and 80's. I think the same people may have moved off of 1-85 when the factory (mill) closed, but it was never as good as far as I was concerned. Just a few weeks ago when my daughter was visiting she noticed I had some VERA pillowcases that were very pretty and she was impressed that her old mother had VERA WANG pillow cases, I told her I had those before Vera Wang became VERA WANG. I had stuck them away and forgotten them, now I am very au courant! The old outlet carried much better merchandise at very good prices. I got Ralph Lauren and several other known names there. The only problem is you never knew what was going to be in stock when you went but I sure do miss it.

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mlc. , that linen outlet used to be outside of Newnan for years,

can't remember what little town it was in--I think it was the Cannon outlet. At that time it was located right on the same grounds with the factory. I went there at least once a month, this was back in the 70's and 80's. I think the same people may have moved off of 1-85 when the factory (mill) closed, but it was never as good as far as I was concerned. Just a few weeks ago when my daughter was visiting she noticed I had some VERA pillowcases that were very pretty and she was impressed that her old mother had VERA WANG pillow cases, I told her I had those before Vera Wang became VERA WANG. I had stuck them away and forgotten them, now I am very au courant! The old outlet carried much better merchandise at very good prices. I got Ralph Lauren and several other known names there. The only problem is you never knew what was going to be in stock when you went but I sure do miss it.

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Mytmite-Westpoint Stevens maybe?

I just cannot place the name. They had a junky sign on the fence along side the property that you saw from I 85. You had to go up to Shannon Mall exit and turn right and right again between the car dealers. Before Oakley Ind Blvd. was connected at the RR tracks. Yes, it was an adventure every time, never knew what you would find. But that was part of the fun of going, I guess. I remember my first and only satin sheets...chocolate brown...man, were they slippery! Then, the factory outlet stores popped up in Locust Grove and I guess I stopped going there. From satin to flannel, such is the story of my life...sigh. Off I go.

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MLC, just re-read your post. If I am not mistaken, the one you

mention is the one that opened after the mill (Westpoint-Pepperell?) closed. They may still be open. Went there several times and did not really care for it---too much junk included with a few good things. The original was, as I said in other post, in Westpoint. Ah, the good old days! Guess I really am ready to embrace old age since I like the past better than the present--can only hope for improvement for the future. LOL

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Westpoint-Pepperell sounds like it. The town was Westpoint-Duh!

In fact if I am not mistaken the mill was the whole town!.. Lived in Newnan then so went from Newnan the back way. I can imagine how you felt sliding around in those satin sheets! Especially Chocolate Brown ones--boy were you stylin'! I went to several outlets after that one closed but none seemed to be as nice or carry merchandise that was that nice and reasonable, maybe that was because it was right there at the factory/mill. . I got quite a few things there that I could not have afforded otherwise. Sometimes you would find part of a set and buy it hoping you would find the rest later---that's the reason I ended up with Vera Wang pillowcases--never found the sheets!

Hate to sound like an old fuddy duddy but sure enjoyed the way things were back then a lot more that was is around now. Back then even going to an outlet store was fun, not so much anymore.

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MLC & Outlet

Try West Point-Pepperell and I've been in unincorporated FC since Sep 1986.

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Gym Yes

That is the one. Thank you!

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Been here 11 years

Still like PTC too. It's the first I heard of this place, but I'm told they've been doing it for years.

Enjoy getting into a nice cool and clean bed at night. Will wash the new sheets tomorrow, then try em out.

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Twenty for me

And I had not heard of it either.

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Dup

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MLC - Light bulbs

can't wait, talk about crony capitalism. GE and Jeff Immelt are benefiting enormously on this "green" regulation. Just another one of Mr. Obama's rich friends. Of course GE also just happens to contribute a lot to the Obama campaigns, the last one over $500,000 not including PAC contributions controlled or influenced by Immelt.

Let's hear your rant on why we pay $40 for a light bulb and the Chinese pay .10 cents. Oh yes, I forgot to mention that all the incandesce lights are now made by the Chinese with technology exported by GE.

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PTC O Soon

My flannel sheets are calling.....I'm still thawing out from Kroger
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Braelinn Kroger alert

Stay away till Tuesday at least. The temperature in that store was in the 50's today. Phil Thorne, mgr., said both roof heating units are broken and the units are obsolete and parts are just about nowhere to be found. Of course, they have not done anything to replace them with the remodel going on, so he is hoping they have at least a partial fix coming Tuesday. Both side walls of the store are now exposed concrete block to the outside weather and they have put plastic wrap over them above the coolers, bread and veggie sections. Coldest spell yet, payday week before Thanksgiving and no heat for your shopping pleasure.

Of course, if you enjoy running through January weather in the northeast, go in and shop along the refrigerated section in the back of the store tomorrow or Monday..you will have a blast.

The good news? They smooth-cemented over that gawd awful paver bump brick strip as you come out of the store so now you don't crack your dozen eggs as you cart them back to your car.

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AJC Website

Anyone see the change? I think they have been bought out by Marvel comics. To think print journalism has stooped that low to cater to what looks like a 15 year old and younger mentality. Just my opinion.

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ajc.com

looks like crap and the web design staff must have been on acid.

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Nuk No kidding

I emailed them this morning (they have a special email for comments about the new design) and one of my milder comments was that their decision makers must have been on crack!

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Donald Duck has at least one vote

For my County Commissioner.....he would get the Lake fixed.

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OK, enough of winter….

I want summer back!!!!!

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Winter weather

Yes, me too.

Around 4'ish today, I have to gently migrate my bod over to the big flat screen TV this afternoon and watch Tom Brady remind Peyton Manning why he never should come to Foxboro when it is in the high 30's with 20 mph winds and raining or drizzling or snowing. And no pansy roof.

A lovely time will be had by all, especially the beverage laden fans in the stands who will not give one whit what the temperature is, as long as Gronk can faceplant that ball in the end zone multiple times.

Peyton can Omaha all he wants, we ain't buying it. Go Pats.

An oldie but a goodie from Tom I'm From California Brady:

http://youtu.be/q2CA0_UE4yU

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moe - that was great!!!!!

Good gawd I'm glad I don't live out there!!!!!

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Another great thing

Pats wipe the snow off the field and party hearty. Sweet.

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A low of 17….

Wednesday morning with the high struggling to get above 35. I sure hate this global warming.

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Hey Cy

17, yikes. That explains why I found 2 ants in my sink today that told me they have moved in for the week. Someone tell them about global warming, too.

http://youtu.be/LkPbDIAtke8

Now, Tom Brady and I will be busy for the next few. Cheers

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Cy & Global Warming

Yeah, but you might hate your electric bill even more if that is how you heat your house!

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Trick or treat, smell my feet
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Tim Hudson

Wow, I just realized I have a photo of a WS winning team pitcher and myself in my house. That is pretty darn cool.

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Falcons at Wembley Stadium this morning

and from the AJC this morning is a list of the greatest moments in Wembley's history. Here is a wake up for you (or not)...Freddie Mercury and Queen in 1985..25 minutes long...

http://youtu.be/EPHJFnob8p8

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Howie Carr of Boston Herald nails Hillary

and the Dems....again. Even Obama's Auntie Zeituni gets a mention.

http://www.bostonherald.com/news_opinion/columnists/howie_carr/2014/10/c...

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MLC - Classic

Carr and all so true!

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You didn't build that

Lowest workforce participation since the depths of Jimmy Carter’s administration. Falling family incomes for that ever-dwindling number of Americans who actually work.

Echoes of Barry Obola. Lowest workforce participation since that imbecile Jimmy Cartier. This is why Georgia's unemployment rate is so high. The increasing democrat electorate (obama supporters) prefer to wait for a handout than go out and get a a real job. It would require actual work. It's barry obola's plan to bring America down to third-world country status.

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Tim Hudson tonight

At age 39 will get his first World Series start ever at 8pm on Fox. You go, Huddy, have fun and I'll be watching!

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Moe - Huddy's got the ball tonight

What kid doesn't dream of getting the call to the mound for Game 7 of the World Series.

Going to be a great game.

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Oldest pitcher to ever start a game 7...

I think if he goes 4, he comes out for Bumgarner.

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Here's a Tim Hudson blast from the past

Just another day at the office......

http://youtu.be/YeF9u76t_X8

I'll be watching, tonight, too!

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22 caliber where R U

an open letter to you imbeciles buying up and hoarding 22 caliber lR ammunition

STOP IT

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Hooligan protesters shut down I 75

in Atlanta and NO ONE WAS ARRESTED???? Who wrote the law that says you can walk onto an interstate highway anywhere in this country and stop traffic and NOT GET ARRESTED???

Let the riots begin. There will be no arrest in Ferguson. That thug attacked a police officer. He robbed a store. Let Barry Obama and his racist Attorney General stand back and watch it happen and do absolutely nothing.

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16 minutes of a life

on video...actually, 2 lives. Seems Obama has named this guy his new car czar.

http://youtu.be/DPtudZ3R6U4

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GPB - Georgia Governor Debate

Jason Carter….Not quite ready for prime time. Sorry Jeff.

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Jason Carter

Let's see what the voters say. He's not running in just Fayette County. Deal's ethics problem while in Congress? Many are looking into that - and the problems he's had with that issue here in Georgia. Not everyone is voting early. Hunt? If there is a run off - Hunts votes probably will go to Carter

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Well Davids mom

Let me know when when he can articulate something about the state budget or for that mater anything instead of just talking in circles.

But hey, I'll tell you what. If he somehow wins, I'll buy you at cup of coffee at the post election Citizen get together. When he loses, you'll get the pleasure of buying me a cup. What a Deal!!!

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LOL! Cyclist

Thanks for the invitation! I accept - wouldn't mind meeting you. I have been in Westmoreland's presence - and I think Carter articulates much better and clearer than that sweet man! As for Deal - has he really been cleared of the ethics allegations?

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And of course Deal's 3x great grandaddy owned slaves

Give it up Mom. If Carter is our next Governor I will give you a free house - MINE! - as I will move to a truly red state, or is it a blue state - how do we keep up with all of this.

You move here because it is a nice place then try to change the culture? No thanks. Just accept what we have and savor it - or move away. Jason Carter is the same as Michelle Nunn - tax and spend Democrat and a puppet for Obama. Georgia does not like any of that.

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mudcat

How can an opinion of one woman in Georgia change the culture in Georgia? Georgia suburbs are not unlike any other suburbs in the US. This is 2014. What change do you think I'm trying to implement? I see more diversity here in Fayette County than in many older residential areas in this country. Politics? One doesn't live in a HOME or a community because of the politics. Republicans and Democrats in Fayette County don't wear badges - and based on my experience these past 11 years, the residents of Fayette County treat each other quite well!

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Give it up Mom. If Carter is our next Governor I will give you a free house - MINE! - as I will move to a truly red state,

It's pretty safe to make this kind of empty statement anonymously - LOL! What in the world are you trying to prove by Deals 3x removed grand daddy owned slaves? Who cares? What's really bothering you mudcat? What 'culture' would you like to 'return' to? Many African Americans are returning to the south because of it's current culture of relaxed living; the low cost of living; opportunity; it's the home of their ancestors; etc., etc., etc. The South is for all Americans today. Does this bother you? You certainly can't be just talking about the progressive vs. liberal ideologies. They really aren't that different. . are they? What all citizens in Fayette Cunty - Georgia want is opportunity to earn a decent living; receive a decent education; live in a decent home; have protection from crime; etc. etch. etc. What about these cultural goals do you find unacceptable? Thanks for sharing.

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Senoia Oldies Car Show Video

from a new angle.

http://youtu.be/jLd7JZj7tSM

Can you see something similar with golf carts on the runway and and a new Guinness record in PTC? We could put our last names on the roof of our carts. Or our address. Or our subdivision name (prizes for the biggest turnout percentage wise). Or attach colored coded balloons to carts and group by village color.

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Giddy tires

Driving down hwy 74 today from Fairburn, I am pretty sure I heard my tires orgasming over the new pavement. Driving the majority of the time on the roads in PTC, my tires were positively giddy. The rubber actually met the road for miles. LOL

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New Hardee's ad on tv

Has a fried balogna and Velveeta biscuit. That's right.

The fine print below the photo of that conglomeration says: Hardee's assumes no liability for your one artery that just hardened while just watching our ad....suckers...:)

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Tim Hudson going to the WS

one more time. Tim, congratulations. You did not deserve the treatment the Braves gave you and you turned a lemon into lemonade and here you are.

When Home Plate in PTC was brand new, Tim Hudson came down to meet people and sign autographs. I asked for a photo, and have one of just me and him. It is framed and I have been a fan ever since. What a down to earth, nice guy. I know he won't read this, but it sure is nice to see a really good guy get to fulfill his dreams once again, at age 39.

Jake Peavy, too. He took the WS victory parade lap on a duck boat in Boston Harbor last year and bought the duck boat to take back home to his ranch in Alabama. That boat served in Normandy in WWII. From Normandy to Boston to Alabama. Crazy.

For those 2 guys alone, I'm rooting for the Giants this year.

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Police car

Anybody know why there has been a police car parked all week at the corner of Gardner park and Parkade ct? Only about 30 cars a day pass through there.

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frazzled

Saw 2 of them today. Must be a lot of crime on the stinky trail this week. lol

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I heard today they are off duty.

I work in the area and someone from a nearby business told me that the police were doing off-duty security for a company in the area that is concerned about an ex-employee. I'm not sure if that is accurate but it's scary if so. You have to be really concerned to have a full-time police presence with a police car.

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frazzled-Yes, if that

is true, it is scary. I would also say kudos to the company bosses for protecting their employees to that extent and to the PTCPD for being out there to help out. Let's hope and pray this all comes to nothing, for everyone's sake. Thanks for sharing.

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Do we really need 4 Police Vehicles on a cart path? 6:30 PM...

About 300 yards south of Battery Way Park...at least 4 in uniform...doing nothing....I guess they were trying to control that rush hour traffic. Waste of resources in my humble opinion.

The entire time folks come barrelling down Fishers Luck at 50 plus MPH in automobiles....we can get nothing on their patrols...

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Spy were they

cruisers or ATV's? You mean the path on the marsh/lake?

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3 cruisers and pickup

And I went back on my bike, 6 Cops total. Yes, path by the wetlands.

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That needs some

'splaining. Did it look like a pathblock..like a roadblock?

Here's another one. I don't know who is in charge of the PD facebook page, but today there is a very cutsie photo (I reeeeeally hope our PD is not wasting time photographing stuff like this) of a reward notice for a lost cat that is attached to a tree. Attached to this are all the "awwww" comments, which just makes this such a wow moment for the PD.

Am I missing something? Is there not a law in our city under PROHIBITED SIGNS Sec. 66-5 (4) Signs attached to fences, trees, utility poles, boxes or traffic control devices: signs painted....etc......?

So, we have a lawbreaker attaching a hot pink sign to a tree and the PD makes it a feel good thing and advertises it for them, too? Sworn to uphold the laws of PTC, Interim Chief McCollum?

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Pathblock for sure

Seemed like a waste to me. I told them so. Went over real well. There was no one in sight.

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Compassion my friend

That sign is probably up so some little snot nosed kid gets his family pet back. Have a heart. (The sing will probably burn with the lake anyway, lol)

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Code Enforcement takes'em down quick around here...

Lost pet? Go pound sand, unless you are a Cop.

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Sign for

a snot nosed kid who lives in Georgian Park townhouses? I doubt it. My heart bleeds every time I go by a handwritten sign and rip it down so we don't have to pay city workers at least 30K a year to do it. lol

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I believe

Someone on here complained of the drivers at this location. At least they listened.

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The joys of a commute

Got caught this morning at 5:30 behind an SUV Travelling a whopping 20 mph on Peachtree Parkway. The driver then kept pushing the brakes at each road they past and every driver going the opposite direction.

Now, I'm stuck on I85 due to an overturn tractor trailer. Hopefully the passengers in the cars the truck fell onto are ok. Helicopter on site with blades stopped. Will be here for a while.

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H&F

Sorry to hear that. Stay safe.
No texting or the PTCPD will be knocking on your window. They are everywhere now.
Can I get you anything? Don't answer that.
We'll leave the light on for you, good buddy. Let us know when you get home, okay?

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Wish the police

Had the manpower to fine all the self important morons who mess everything up thinking the shoulder is their personal lane. It's making things worse especially with the followers.

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Well, don't listen to me then

You mean the breakdown lane that there is no room to break down in cuz it's being used as a passing lane?

Or do you mean the emergency vehicle lane that first responders could use to save lives and transport injured and dying?

Yeah, you got that right. Who knew driving in some rain was so dangerous. Not just from the rain, but from the idjuts out there with you.

I used to drive through 2-3 foot snowdrifts with 40mph winds rocking my black 67 Plymouth Valiant while my windshield wipers froze up with a 3 on the tree and would make it to work every day (and evening when I worked 2nd shift). Know why? There were NO phones to call or text anyone if you broke down!!! So, you learned to go slow and pay attention. So did everyone else around you. What a concept!

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Haven't seen an emergency vehicle

In an hour.

Man I hate the people who think the emergency lane is for them. Then get mad when you don't let them in as you wait patiently following the rules.

2.5 hits and counting for a 45 min commute.

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