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Great job the DNR does ! Just remember, the protection and restocking of wildlife in Georgia is primarily funded by hunting and fishing licenses. This includes land purchases for Wildlife Management Areas for all to enjoy (bird watching, horseback riding, camping, etc.) Want to really impact a kids life and spend some great family time together .... take a kid fishing !
Would have been a happier ending if these low life thugs had been hit like bowling pins with her car.
Proud of you Marshall ! Good job !
Domestic violence is so sad. I really hope she will follow through with pressing charges on him. Looks like another high-profile celebrity home in Surgarloaf going into foreclosure and on the market soon.
We all know Taylor's Dad is in heaven smiling ear to ear over this. Great job Taylor ! Well deserved !
Unfortunately, there is no incentive to have a high school diploma. Cell phone paid for, college standards lowered if you can claim a disadvantage, healthcare paid for, extensive benefits NOT to achieve. Seriously, why should any 17 or 18 year old work toward something when now there is a catch-all for those who don't want to put any effort into trying to better themselves. All we do now is vote to get financial equality from those who have worked to earn it. Do you think I'm kidding. I had a student tell me the other day he does not think college is necessary any more because with our current president, "things are going to be a lot EASIER TO GET"?!!! Yes, as a society, we have "built that" mentality into our children. And now high school isn't as important either. We all now live on Easy Street.
Jan - big difference in earned income and income on investments (capital gains). Romney and Buffet are getting taxed on INVESTED money working at a risk, so it is taxed lower. Watch what you ask for. Your IRA's and 401k's are taxed this way when traded by the brokers. Tax it more, and your retirement dollars shrink. Take away the tax advantage for putting money at more risk and the pool of money used to start businesses and invest in new ideas drys up. See - taxing the achievers has a trickle down effect. It feels good to punish those who have earned and have more, but that self gratification hurts so many others in the long haul. So many people forget the "luxury tax' in the early 90's placed on Americans who bought expensive things. The American yacht builders (and the jobs with it) vanished because the taxes on the items they built were taxed as a luxury. Those who could afford the yachts were pretty smart. They bought their yachts from builders in the Bahamas, Caymans, and other places where this "stick it to 'em" tax was not in place. More money was lost that collected. Felt good to get even with the achievers, but look who lost the most. It sounds simple and great, but the end result is nill.
So taxing people who make more than you is the answer. Put yourself in their shoes a minute. You work hard and sacrifice with delayed gratification. Then people come forward and say you are "filthy rich" and need to pay more. But at the same time, some lady is filmed in Ohio and broadcast on every news outlet how a we need to vote to keep things like "Obama-phones" which are free from the government. Wouldn't you, as someone who has had to work hard for what you have earned, feel a little disheartened to see how this lady wants to reach into your pocket and take what is yours so they can get something perceived as "free". I am nowhere near the top earning bracket, or the several below that, but I know right from wrong. We have progressed down a slippery slope of giving too much "free" stuff away. Do you think when the government raises the tax rate on the wealthy and it doesn't make a dent in the deficit it will stop there? Nope. It will continue to be raised and snare more levels of producers into higher taxes. It won't stop. OK it will, when all the producers have had enough and either leave the US or quit producing. Fact is - We don't have a tax problem. We have a spending problem. And as far as Republicans rewarding donors - how much did the current administration dole out to his top donors, and still doing it? Solyndra? UAW? Taking by force from others to give to the chosen few. That's a leveled playing field, isn't it.
Why doesn't Suwanee just buy the Chevron station on the corner of Larryville-Suwanee Rd.and I-85 This is the revenue generating ticket writing spot where the victims pull into. The constant flashing blue lights in their parking lot can't be helping the store's biz. At least pay them rent for the lot.
These Coaches, Assistant Coaches, Trainers, Team Mom's, and association volunteers along with the parents and participants should all get a pat on the back for making the GFL a success. We spent many years as a family participating in football and cheer and it takes a lot of time and commitment to make this program a success. Even though our kids have moved on to high school, I still love to see the cars with the team's flags affixed to the windows as they caravan to the different parks on Saturdays'. Puts a big smile on my face. Congrats to the champs ! See 'ya next year.
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