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  • Would-Be Robbers Get Plugged With Bullets After Messing With the Wrong Armed Couple

    06/17/2018 9:20:14 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 31 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | June 17, 2018 | Cillian Zeal
    Several would-be robbers got an impromptu lesson in the Second Amendment outside a supermarket in suburban Atlanta, all thanks to the fact that they messed with the wrong couple. According to WSB-TV, the men were shot after approaching a couple outside of a Kroger in Decatur, Georgia, on Friday. Details are still sketchy, but police say the men followed the pair out of the store just after 4 p.m. and tried a robbery of some sort. That’s when one of the targets pulled out a gun and shot the men. “It was chaos,” one witness said. “I saw the guy...
  • Even Trump's opponents need him to succeed in North Korea

    06/17/2018 9:37:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | June 11, 2018 | Dahleen Glanton
    Walking along Michigan Avenue the other day, my 8-year-old nephew who is visiting from Georgia noticed the shiny glass building towering over the Chicago River. “Look, it says Trump!” he shouted. “What do you know about Trump?” I asked. “Do you like him?” “Yeah,” he answered without hesitation. “He’s our president. He keeps us safe.” Granted, my nephew comes from a small town in a red state that gave Donald Trump 50 percent of the vote against Hillary Clinton’s 45 percent. It is quite possible that he has managed to escape much of the Trump disdain that is displayed so...
  • Amazon to hire 1,000 for new furniture warehouse in Georgia

    06/16/2018 1:46:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Woodworking Network ^ | June 3, 2018 | Bill Esler
    JEFFERSON, Ga. - Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) formally announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Jefferson, Georgia. The 850,000 sq.ft. facility will help Amazon move more deeply into furniture and other large items. When opened, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs at the facility. The company currently has more than 1,500 full-time employees at its existing facilities in the state. A warehouse currently operating in Jefferson describes positions as paying up to $11.50 per hour, and handling items up to 49 lbs. “Georgia has been a great place to do business for Amazon and we look forward to adding...
  • Six-time All-Star Kevin Brown holds alleged mail thieves at gunpoint for police

    06/13/2018 8:52:13 PM PDT · by Steven Scharf · 20 replies
    ESPN.com ^ | 6/13/2018 | ESPN online
    Six-time All-Star Kevin Brown holds alleged mail thieves at gunpoint for police 11:32 PM ET ESPN Kevin Brown has gone from striking out big league batters to retiring would-be mail thieves. The longtime major league pitcher seemingly put an end to a recent run of stolen mail in his north Macon, Georgia, neighborhood, apprehending a 15-year-old boy and another man before their arrests Wednesday. According to a report by The (Macon) Telegraph, Brown hid in a neighbor's yard and waited for the alleged thieves to swipe some mail. When they tried, Brown caught them, holding them at gunpoint until police...
  • Supporters hold vigil for Reality Winner, accused NSA leaker

    06/08/2018 10:45:24 AM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies
    http://www.wistv.com/ ^ | 6/4/18 | Destiney Burt
    LINCOLNTON, GA (WFXG) - In two days it will have been one year since Reality Winner was identified as the source of a leaked National Security Agency memo. An investigative website -- The Intercept -- posted a story based on that memo about a Russian government hack into computers at a voting machine company. The report said at least one email account was compromised. Winner, a government contractor at the time, allegedly leaked the document to The Intercept. Sunday, June 3rd, almost a year later she is still in jail - charged with violating the Espionage Act. Her mother, Billie...
  • Newly-elected Ga. official refuses Bible, takes oath of office on 'Autobiography of Malcolm X'

    06/07/2018 5:26:09 PM PDT · by blueyon · 37 replies
    TheWashingtonTimes ^ | 6/07/18 | Victor Morton
    One of the new council members in one of Georgia’s biggest cities picked Malcolm X over the Bible for her swearing-in. Mariah Parker was sworn in this week to represent District 2 on the Athens-Clarke County Commission and refused to take her oath of office on the Bible, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. “They asked if they would like the Bible and I said no. My mother asked if there was a copy of the Constitution around. No,” Ms. Parker told the AJC. “I wanted Malcolm’s book,” she said, referring to “The Autobiography of Malcolm X,” which, despite its title, was...
  • Georgia county official takes oath of office on Malcolm X autobiography

    06/07/2018 2:15:14 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/07/18 | Aris Folley
    A 26-year-old doctoral student elected to be Athens-Clarke County Commissioner took her oath of office Monday holding her hand not to the bible, but rather a copy of “The Autobiography of Malcolm X.” According to The Atlanta Journal-Constituion, Mariah Parker, who won the seat by 13 votes, ran as a progressive, declaring on her campaign website that “it’s time for bold, progressive leadership in Athens.” “They asked if they would like the Bible and I said no. My mother asked if there was a copy of the Constitution around. No,” Parker, who studied linguistics and is a rapper who goes...
  • Cop Who Was Fired After Ramming Suspect With Car Hired By Nearby County

    06/05/2018 6:43:31 PM PDT · by BBell · 18 replies
    https://www.yahoo.com/ ^ | 6/5/18 | Nina Golgowski
    A Georgia police officer fired a day after video captured him hitting a suspect with his patrol car during a chase has been hired by a nearby sheriff’s department. Taylor Saulters, who was a rookie in the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, was picked up by the Oglethorpe County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, its sheriff announced on Facebook. “I have known him since he was a baby and I know he will be a great asset to our county,” Sheriff David Gabriel saidSaulters, who was fired on Saturday, remains the subject of a probe by the Georgia Bureau of Investigations for...
  • Armenia's 'Velvet Revolution' Prompts Comparisons With Ukraine, Georgia

    06/04/2018 10:51:00 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 1 replies
    Voice of America ^ | April 26, 2018 | Henry Ridgwell
    On the surface, the show of people power in this former Soviet state has striking similarities to the ouster of pro-Russian leader Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine in 2014, or Eduard Shevardnadze in Georgia in 2003. There are differences, however, argues Moscow-based political analyst Karine Gevorgyan. “In Armenia, in particular, this situation is not linked with being oriented either to the West or to the East, like it was in Ukraine, but with being tired of inefficient, counterproductive power in government,” Gevorgyan told VOA in an interview. No Moscow puppet Anahit Shirinyan of the policy institute Chatham House agrees and says...
  • Korean company to create 500 jobs in Whitfield County (Georgia)

    05/31/2018 9:01:48 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    PennEnergy ^ | May 31, 2018 | The Associated Press
    ATLANTA (AP) — A South Korean conglomerate says it will create 500 jobs and invest $150 million for solar cell manufacturing in Whitfield County in northwest Georgia. Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday the investment by Hanwha Q CELLS Korea. Deal says it was a continuation of "strong partnerships" the state has had with Korean businesses. The new manufacturing facility in Dalton will produce solar cells, a device that turns light energy into electricity. When several solar cells are connected, they become what is commonly referred to as a solar panel....
  • Automobiles: Hyundai to invest W419b (US $388M) to expand Alabama plant

    05/29/2018 9:20:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    The Investor ^ | May 30, 2018 | Song Seung-hyun and newswires
    Hyundai Motor said on May 30 it will invest 419 billion won (US$388 million) to construct an engine head production facility at its existing Alabama plant. Engine heads to be produced at the Alabama plant will be used in new models of the Sonata and Elantra sedans. The head machining plant is scheduled for completion in November, Korea’s biggest carmaker said in a statement. The Alabama plant will have further room to produce engine products in addition to its two existing engine assembly lines. Hyundai plans to begin producing the Theta III engine for the Sonata sedan and the Santa...
  • Rape victim awarded $1 billion in historic jury verdict

    05/25/2018 9:43:26 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 86 replies
    nypost ^ | 05/25/2018 | Natalie O'Neill
    A Georgia rape victim was awarded $1 billion in what’s believed to be the largest jury verdict ever handed down in an American assault case, according to reports Friday. “It’s one of the biggest victories for women in the United States,” Chris Stewart, a lawyer for victim Hope Cheston, said at a press conference. “They said a little black girl in Clayton County who was raped is worth $1 billion. That was a big win for us,” he said, according to the local station 11alive.com. Cheston was 14 years old and visiting a friend October 2012 when she was attacked...
  • The Crazy Democrats are now clearly in control as the Democrat civil war explodes everywhere

    05/24/2018 9:14:07 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 34 replies
    May 24, 2018 | By Kevin Collins
    This is the latest update on the Democrat civil war. First let’s welcome Fox News to “frontline” reporting on the Democrat civil war. Those of us that have been watching this circus unfold are happy to see other people “get it.” The media’s insistence upon ignoring the new generic poll lead for Republicans and Donald Trump’s consistently high approval ratings cannot hide the fact that the Democrat party is imploding by the week. This week another round of Democrat primaries spilled a few more gallons of Insane Democrat blood. For those just joining us, The Insane Democrats, are the ones...
  • Establishment Loses Big as Grassroots Candidates Surge in Texas, Georgia

    05/23/2018 5:21:15 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 18 replies
    brietbart ^ | 05/22/2018 | Matthew Boyle
    The establishment wing 0f the Republican Party was dealt another serious set of blows on Tuesday as candidates from the grassroots anti-establishment wing, especially in Texas but also in Georgia, emerged victorious in another set of key primary and runoff races. In the 21st congressional district of Texas in particular, the former chief of staff to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and an anti-establishment crusader Chip Roy cruised to victory over the Washington establishment-backed Matt McCall in the primary runoff. Roy is heavily favored to win in November, and is expected to quickly become a fighter against the establishment as soon...
  • Georgia Election: Cagle, Kemp headed to runoff for GOP nomination

    05/22/2018 8:56:05 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 12 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | May 22, 2018 | Greg Bluestein
    Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will face Secretary of State Brian Kemp in a July runoff, after the two emerged as the top finalists Tuesday in the five-man race for the Republican nomination for Georgia governor. Cagle has prepared his run for governor for a decade and had the highest profile in the Republican field thanks to three statewide victories and robust fundraising. But despite campaign fundraising that vastly exceeded his opponents, he failed to get a majority of the vote and avoid a runoff. He’ll face Kemp, who used a series of provocative ads to help him emerge from the...
  • Stacey Abrams wins Georgia Democratic gubernatorial primary

    05/22/2018 8:06:14 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 27 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | May 22, 2018 | Greg Bluestein
    Former House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams won the Democratic nomination for Georgia’s top office on Tuesday, defeating ex-state Rep. Stacey Evans and advancing her quest to become the nation’s first black female elected governor. She will face one of two Republicans in November in the race to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal, a competition that will test whether the state is truly competitive after more than a decade of GOP rule. “We are writing the next chapter of Georgia history, where no one is unseen, no one is unheard and no one is uninspired,” a jubilant Abrams said, adding: “And I...
  • Stacey Abrams calls for removal of Confederate faces off Stone Mountain

    05/22/2018 6:02:49 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 103 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 08-15-2017 | Greg Bluestein
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams called for the removal of the giant carving that depicts three Confederate war leaders on the face of state-owned Stone Mountain, saying it "remains a blight on our state and should be removed." "We must never celebrate those who defended slavery and tried to destroy the union," Abrams said in a series of tweets posted early Tuesday, a response to the deadly violence sparked by white supremacist groups in Charlottesville, Va.
  • Plastic surgeon (...) filmed videos of herself dancing and singing during surgeries (edited to fit)

    05/22/2018 7:16:26 AM PDT · by Moltke · 53 replies
    The UK Daily Mail ^ | 05/21/2018 | DM Reporter
    An Atlanta plastic surgeon is facing a slew of lawsuits after it was revealed she had filmed herself singing and dancing over her exposed patients during surgeries. Dozens of videos have been found that show Dr Windell Boutte cavorting in the operating room, even while making incisions on her patients. In one video Boutte sings the to the rap lyric 'I'm 'bout to cut it', from an OT Genasis rap song, before slicing into one of her patients.
  • Woman left Brain Damaged after Cosmetic Surgery

    05/21/2018 4:25:10 PM PDT · by Cecily · 54 replies
    The Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | May 21, 2018 | Carrie Teegardin
    With her wedding just two months away, Icilma Cornelius arrived at the Lilburn office of Dr. Windell Boutte to prepare for her special day. The 54-year-old bride-to-be came to the doctor’s full-service medical spa and cosmetic surgery center for Botox and another anti-wrinkle treatment. While there, the staff recommended cosmetic surgery that could give her a flat stomach before she married. Cornelius agreed to the surgical makeover by Boutte, whose website promotes the doctor as “nationally and internationally known” and a “doctor to the stars!”
  • Conservative Picks for the Georgia Primary

    05/20/2018 12:28:42 PM PDT · by Kalamata · 29 replies
    NOQ Report ^ | May 20, 2018 | Ray Fava
    " Georgia is another state in the deep South that does very little to advance Conservatism in the country. Conservative Picks has thus far shown that the South is not as Conservative as stereotyped. Arkansas sends a bunch of RINOs and so too does Georgia. However, what is remarkable about Georgia is that none of the Republicans except for the awful Senator Iksakson are career politicians. He’s the only one exceeding 12 years other than Democrats, of which, he might as well be. Still, that is something to say about Georgia. The state has a lot of newer faces and...